One of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic has been telework, which has forced the purchase of computer systems. Due to the suddenness of the situation, the top-selling type of computer was Chromebooks. However, since they don’t use Windows as their operating system, Redmond had to release a version of their laptops for this market. Well, Microsoft has just launched its Surface Go 2 Laptop which brings a series of improvements over the original equipment.
There is no doubt that the so-called enterprise market is one of Microsoft’s main sources of income. Especially due to the reliance on Office by thousands of businesses around the world. However, the appearance of Chromebooks based on the use of Google services is still a threat for Redmond. A response to this was the Surface Laptop Go, which already has its successor. How is it presented and what are its technical characteristics and specifications? Let’s see what it has to offer.
How is the Surface Laptop Go 2?
Microsoft has just launched a new laptop in its Surface line, this time intended to compete with high-end Chromebooks, in particular the Surface Laptop Go 2, which brings a number of new features over the first version. The most important is the adoption of the Intel Core i5-1135G7 processora processor with Tiger Lake architecture compound 4 cores with 8 threads thanks to HyperThreading. Their clock speeds range from 900MHz
As for the graphics hardware, it is relatively modest, in the luck of an integrated graphics with only 80 EU, which is usual in this type of equipment. However, she is more than correct in the team we meet and her 12-inch screen with a resolution of 1536 × 1024 pixels
Models, release date and price
Surface Laptop Go 2 will be sold in the following configurations:
- 4GB of RAM and 128 GB storage.
- 8 GB RAM y 128 GB storage.
- 8 GB RAM y 256 GB storage.
- 16 GB RAM y 256 GB storage.
As for the launch date, we will have to wait a few days, since it will be the June 7. Con prices that will range from 600 to 1100 dollars.