Following the successful introduction of a budget 2-in-1 in the Surface Go, Microsoft is attempting to repeat the trick in its laptop line.
The Surface Laptop Go retains the premium look and feel of the Surface Laptop 3, albeit with a slightly lower resolution display and less processing power. It’s already on sale in the US, with the UK release date fast approaching.
When will the Surface Laptop Go be released?
Despite having to forgo its usual hardware event, Microsoft announced the Surface Laptop Go on 1 October.
The device’s release date, going on sale from 13 October in the US before it’s officially released on 27 October in the UK.
How much does the Surface Laptop Go?
The Surface Laptop Go launched with an eye-catching £549 starting price, but that doesn’t tell the full story. In total, there are three configurations to choose from:
Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 64GB SSD – £549/US$549
Intel Core i5, 8GB, 128GB – £699/$699
Intel Core i5, 8GB, 256GB – £899/$899
Where to pre-order the Surface Laptop Go
In the UK, the following retailers currently have the Surface Laptop Go available for pre-order.
Although they don’t have pre-order pages, we’d also expect John Lewis and Argos to stock the device once it’s released.
In the US, the Surface Laptop Go is already on sale. Here’s where you can pick one up:
What is the Surface Laptop Go?
The Surface Laptop Go is essentially a budget version of the Surface Laptop 3, Microsoft’s premium ultrabook. It provides the same core experience, albeit with a smaller display and slightly less processing power.
That’s reflected in the price, with the Laptop Go starting at almost half the price of its bigger brother. To learn more, check out our full guide to the Surface Laptop Go.