Microsoft’s affordable Surface Laptop may launch today
The new Surface Laptop may come with a 12.5-inch display, Windows 10 Home, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB storage. The laptop may be launched later today.
Microsoft will reportedly launch a new Surface Laptop with 12.5-inch display later today.
According to Winfuture, Microsoft's new laptop will be priced much lower than recent Surface laptops. The 12.5-inch Surface Laptop is rumoured to cost $750, which is ₹55,000 approximately. While the leaked pricing is for the version with Windows 10 Pro, models with Windows 10 Home are likely to cost even lesser.
The 12.5-inch Surface Laptop, also dubbed as the Surface Laptop Go, will come with 3:2 screen. It will run on Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor coupled with 4/8GB of RAM, and 128/256GB of memory. It is also said to come with Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, and a fingerprint reader embedded in the power button. It will also support Windows Hello for more secure log-in. The battery backup is said to be around 13 hours.
Surface Laptop Go: 12.45in 1536x1024px PixelSense LCD, Intel Core i5-1035G1, 4/8GB, 64/128/256GB (64 is only eMMC), 13h battery. USB-A/C, Surface Connect, 3.5mm, 11xx grams. Silver, Blue, Gold.— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) September 30, 2020
That said, Microsoft's Surface lineup has mostly focused on the premium tiers with exceptions such as Surface Go.
In terms of specifications, Surface Go features a 10-inch display. It comes with up to 8GB of RAM, up to 128GB storage, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 8-megapixel rear camera, and Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y.
Surface Laptop 3, the most recent premium laptop in this series, comes in 13.5-inch and 15-inch display options. The laptop is available in 8GB or 16GB LPDDR4x RAM options. The 13.5-inch model sports quad-core 10th gen Intel Core i5-1035G7 and 1065G7 processor options. The 15-inch model comes in AMD Ryzen 5 3580U and 7 3780U processor options. The Surface Laptop 3 is available in India for a starting price of ₹1 lakh approximately.