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Microsoft Surface Go review: specs and price

Microsoft Surface Go
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Microsoft Surface Go

Why is Microsoft Surface Go better than the average?

  • Resolution
    ?

    1800 x 1200pxvs1.97MP
  • RAM
    8GBvs2.06GB
  • Pixel density
    217ppivs212.43ppi
  • Screen size
    ?

    10"vs9.25"
  • Thickness
    8.3mmvs9.2mm
  • Internal storage
    128GBvs49.57GB
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    8MPvs5.95MP
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs2.48MP

Price comparison

Design

1.Has a stylus
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A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

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2.thickness
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Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

8.3mm

3.weight
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Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

522g

4.height
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

175mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
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You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

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6.width
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

245mm

Display

1.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

1800 x 1200px

2.pixel density
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Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

217ppi

3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

10"

4.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force. Show more

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5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

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Performance

1.CPU speed
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Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

2 x 1.6GHz

2.RAM
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Best

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12.3" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD

16GB

8GB

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

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4.internal storage
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Best

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi + Cellular

1000GB

128GB

5.Supports 64-bit
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A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

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6.GPU clock speed
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The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed. Show more

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

900MHz

300MHz

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

12 & 10MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
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Best

Huawei MatePad Pro 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

8MP

5MP

3.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

4.has a flash
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A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

For example

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

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5.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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6.has a CMOS sensor
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CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce. Show more

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

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2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

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3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

5

1

4.Has a radio
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A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

For example

Lenovo Tab M10 FHD REL LTE

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Battery

1.Battery life
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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

36h

9h

2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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4.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

For example

Huawei MatePad Pro 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

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5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Google Pixel Slate (128GB / 8GB RAM)

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Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

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2.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

For example

Bush Spira B3 10"

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3.Bluetooth version
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Best

Huawei MatePad Pro 5G (256GB / 8GB RAM)

5.1

4.1

4.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions. Show more

For example

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2020) Wi-Fi 512GB

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5.Has a fingerprint scanner
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The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user. Show more

For example

Google Pixel Slate (128GB / 8GB RAM)

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6.has a gyroscope
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A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation. Show more

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Miscellaneous

1.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
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Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

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2.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 (2018)

3

1

3.Has S/PDIF Out port
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S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

For example

Microsoft Surface Go (64GB / 4GB RAM)

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4.Has an optical disc drive
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An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

Microsoft Surface Go (64GB / 4GB RAM)

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5.has a VGA connector
?

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

For example

Microsoft Surface Go (64GB / 4GB RAM)

Microsoft Surface Go
6.Has a MagSafe power adapter
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The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Microsoft Surface Go (64GB / 4GB RAM)

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