Microsoft has launched its Surface Laptop Go 2, a compact and lightweight Surface laptop that starts at $599. Microsoft’s “Go” models signifies a more economic option for students or remote workers who want the Surface computer experience while saving some cash.
The Surface Laptop Go 2 has a compact 12.4-inch PixelSense Display with a 3:2 aspect ratio and 1536 x 1024 px resolution and a maximum brightness of 330 nits. This laptop is powered by an 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor and there are three tiers to choose from.
The base model comes with 4GB RAM + 128GB SSD with an 8GB + 128GB option for $699, and an 8GB + 256GB tier for $799. While the latter two models do feature integrated fingerprint scanners in the power key, the base model does not. There are four color options including Platinum, Sage, Ice Blue, and Sandstone.
I/O ports for the Laptop Go 2 includes a full-size USB-A port, a USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a Surface Connect port for Microsoft’s magnetic charger and docking accessories. The new Laptop Go 2 is now up for pre-order on Microsoft’s website with a release date of June 7.