Microsoft Surface Go 2 price just leaked — and it’s shockingly expensive

Must read

How to disable and delete Samsung Pay from your Galaxy phone

When it comes to paying conveniently, Samsung Pay makes using your phone as a bank card an easy process; however, there may come...

How to Hack the Hidden Google Chrome Dinosaur Game

Most of us have seen the dreaded “No Internet” error message on Google Chrome. You can actually turn this screen into a fun,...

Netflix’s shuffle button is real — and it’s coming this year

Just like with streaming music platforms, à la carte video services like Netflix offer far too much content for one to suitably get...

MyCinemaHall is a new OTT pay-per-view regional film platform

MyCinemaHall, launched during the lockdown, is a pay-per-view OTT platform that puts the film-maker in touch with the audience directly It has been about...
Bhawani Singhhttps://techmepro.com
I am a blogger who believes in delivering latest tech news from around the world to my viewers.

Microsoft Surface Go 2 leaked price means it’ll compete with Apple’s iPad Air

Microsoft looks set to reveal the Surface Go 2, with the latest batch of leaked retail prices indicating that it may be more expensive than you expect. 

Italian tech reseller Breakpoint (via Windows Latest) accidentally posted the complete spec sheets for the Surface Go 2 and the Microsoft Surface Book 3, and has the former starting at €459, which equates to about $500 or £400. Given the original Surface Go started at $399, its successor looks like it’s had quite a price hike.

For the money, the Surface Go 2 will offer a 10-inch display with a 1,800 x 1,200 resolution and will come with a choice of Intel Core m3-8100Y and Pentium 4425Y processors. The former will be for top-spec models, while the Pentium processor will be for the entry-level tablets. RAM comes in 4GB or 8GB options, and storage runs from 64GB up to 256GB. 

This is pretty much what we expect from a second-generation Surface Go. Updated internals are par for the course, but we’re hoping for a slightly tweaked external design with slimmer bezels. There’s still no word on whether or not that will be the case. 

At $500, the Surface Go 2 would be a rival for Apple’s iPad Air, which has a 10.5-inch Retina display and comes with the powerful A12 Bionic chip and an optional keyboard cover. Unlike the iPad Pro 2020’s optional Magic Keyboard add-on, the iPad Air’s optional keyboard doesn’t come with a trackpad, so the Surface Go 2 could have it beat thanks to Microsoft’s Type Cover. 

It’s not clear if the listing on Breakpoint bundles the Type Cover with the Surface Go 2. If it does, then $500 for the tablet and its premium keyboard accessory might be easier to swallow. However, if it’s separate, then the Surface Go 2 could be a rather expensive proposition, especially considering that the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 isn’t much more expensive at $749.

As for the Surface Book 3, it’s been slated to cost €1,617 (about $1,760 or £1,410) for the 13-inch model, and the 15-inch version is expected to start from €2,234 (around $2,430 or £1,950). Not many changes are forecast for the Surface Book 3 other than a move to the latest chips from Intel and graphics from Nvidia. We’d like to see a few tweaks to its design, but there have been no leaks to suggest that will happen.

More articles

Leave a Reply

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

- Advertisement -

Latest article

Redmi Note 10 Series May Launch in India Next Month, Xiaomi Mi 11’s India-Specific Details Leaked

Image used for representation.Both Redmi Note 10 Pro and the vanilla Redmi Note 10 have also purportedly appeared on several certification websites over...

Get a Lenovo Smart Clock Essential and 4 CYNC Smart Bulbs for $30 – Review Geek

Best BuyTalk about a good deal! For just $30, Best Buy is selling the Lenovo Smart Clock Essential and throwing in four CYNC...

Best Google Stadia games: Hitman 3, Cyberpunk 2077 and more

While Google Stadia doesn't see every game that the PS5 and Xbox Series X do, it does get most of its console rivals'...

Nikon Z7 II review | TechRadar

Nikon Z 7II Mirrorless...We were blown away by the original Nikon Z7, which arrived alongside the Nikon Z6 in 2018 as the company's...

Samsung Galaxy M12/ Galaxy F12 Tipped to Come With Exynos 850 SoC, 6,000mAh Battery

Samsung Galaxy M12 or Galaxy F12 key specifications have been tipped. The model numbers associated with the leak, Galaxy SM-M127/ SM-F127, indicate that...
- Advertisement -