Are you considering buying a new Windows 10 tablet? You may wish to hold that thought a little longer because your options may have just expanded. After reviewing the specs and seeing the pictures of the upcoming Surface Go 2 devices, you can make a final decision.
According to some reports, Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3 will launch soon. Microsoft has not confirmed these rumors all the same.
Surface Go 2 will have a larger display
The folks at the German-based website, WinFuture, claim to have come across images of the second-generation Surface Go device.
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If the sightings are anything to go by, Surface Go 2 has a bigger display of 10.5 inches. However, its housing remains unchanged in size. That means Microsoft sacrificed bezel dimensions to give you the biggest possible screen on the device so far.
Also, WinFuture reports that the device comes with multiple keyboard cover options.
The new tablet can also be used with one of the existing keyboard covers for the first generation Surface Go. Nevertheless, Microsoft is now launching four new keyboard covers, which are known as Ice Blue, Poppy Red, Platinum and Black, whereby the naming already makes it very clear what color variants are available.
Other hardware specs
One of the Surface Go 2 variants that are coming to markets in Europe and the U.S. soon has an Intel Core m3-8100Y processor. It also boasts an 8GB RAM, 128 GB SSD drive, and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.
The other variant has a Pentium Gold 4425Y processor, also from Intel. It offers a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Likewise, it supports Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.
These devices have a screen resolution of 1920 x 1280 pixels, which is higher than that of their predecessor. The cheapest one goes for 459 euros (almost $500), while the mid-range variant costs 629 euros (approximately $682).
A German source quoted these prices, making it reasonable to expect the tablets to have a different price tag in the U.S.
Since the Surface Go competes with the likes of iPad, it will be interesting to see what surprises the device has in store for its competition.