61points

Microsoft Surface Go

74points

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Microsoft Surface Pro 6
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Microsoft Surface Go vs Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
61
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Microsoft Surface Go
74
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Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Why is Microsoft Surface Go better than Microsoft Surface Pro 6?

  • 262g lighter
    ?

    522gvs784g
  • 0.2mm thinner
    ?

    8.3mmvs8.5mm
  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?
  • 26mm shorter
    ?

    175mmvs201mm
  • 47mm narrower
    ?

    245mmvs292mm
  • 28.67% less body volume
    ?

    355.86cm³vs498.882cm³
  • Can create panoramas in-camera
    ?
  • Has an LED-backlit display
    ?

Why is Microsoft Surface Pro 6 better than Microsoft Surface Go?

  • 2.31x higher resolution
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    2736 x 1824pxvs1800 x 1200px
  • 2.37x faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 1.9GHzvs2 x 1.6GHz
  • 8GB more RAM memory
    ?

    16GBvs8GB
  • 23.04% higher pixel density
    ?

    267ppivs217ppi
  • 23% bigger screen size
    ?

    12.3"vs10"
  • 872GB more internal storage
    ?

    1000GBvs128GB
  • 4.5h longer battery life
    ?

    13.5hvs9h
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Go

Buy used:

$265.00

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonNEW Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch...NEW Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 64GB - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
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$399.00
Microsoft Surface Go Amazon(Renewed) Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pe...(Renewed) Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium Gold, 4GB RAM, 64GB)
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$306.00
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go with Type Cover Bun...Microsoft Surface Go with Type Cover Bundle 10" Touchscreen PixelSense Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y 128GB SSD Windows 10
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$581.99
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go Win 10 Professional...Microsoft Surface Go Win 10 Professional JST-00001-10in - Pentium Gold, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB SSD (Renewed)
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$334.00
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium Gold...Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium Gold, 8GB RAM, 128GB) (Renewed)
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$428.99
Microsoft Surface Go Amazon(Renewed) Latest Microsoft Surface Pro 4...(Renewed) Latest Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (2736 x 1824) Tablet 6th Generation (Intel Core i5-6300U, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Bluetooth, Dual Camera) Windows 10 Professional
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$478.00
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro (5th Gen, 1796) In...Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen, 1796) Intel Core M 4GB RAM / 128GB, 2017 model (Renewed)
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$399.99
Microsoft Surface Go aliexpressAJIUYU Tablet Pen For Microsoft Surface ...AJIUYU Tablet Pen For Microsoft Surface Pro 7/6/5/4/3 Go Pro X Stylus Rechargeable pen Book Laptop 3/2 Studio Pressure Pen Touch
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$31.11

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Buy used:

$549.98

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Amazon(Renewed) Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel...(Renewed) Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - Newest Version
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$516.69
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" (2736 x 18...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" (2736 x 1824) Touch Screen - Intel 8th Gen Core i5 (up to 3.40 GHz) - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - with Keyboard and Surface Pen - Black
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$933.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)  - Black
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$787.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7,...Microsoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB)
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$1,140.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 Black 12.3" (273...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Black 12.3" (2736 x 1824) Touch Screen Tablet with Keyboard, Surface Pen and Mouse - Intel 8th Gen Core i5 (up to 3.40 GHz) - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD
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$995.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 1TB)
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$1,248.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 aliexpressultra slim backlit Keyboard for Microsof...ultra slim backlit Keyboard for Microsoft surface Pro 6 2018 Pro 5 2017 Bluetooth Keyboard for Surface Pro 6 Pro 3 Pro 4 keypad
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$35.71

Design

1.weight

522g

784g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

8.3mm

8.5mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.Stylus included
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
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.
4.height

175mm

201mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.width

245mm

292mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.volume

355.86cm³

498.88cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Display

1.resolution

1800 x 1200px

2736 x 1824px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

217ppi

267ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

10"

12.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.has an IPS screen
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
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.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.6GHz

4 x 1.9GHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

8GB

16GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

128GB

1000GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Supports 64-bit
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7-8650U)
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.
6.semiconductor size

14nm

Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

8MP

8MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

5MP

5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

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.
4.has a flash
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
5.has touch autofocus
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
6.has a built-in HDR mode
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.Has a radio
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.Has dedicated media keys
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.Battery life

9h

13.5h

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.
2.has a battery level indicator
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has wireless charging
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.has a removable battery
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
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.
3.Supports widgets
Microsoft Surface Go (Windows 10)
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Windows 10 Pro)
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
4.has NFC
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
5.is a multi-user system
Microsoft Surface Go (Windows 10)
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Windows 10 Pro)
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.
6.The browser has word wrap
Microsoft Surface Go (Windows 10)
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Windows 10 Pro)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

Miscellaneous

1.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.
2.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

1

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.
3.uses multithreading
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7-8650U)
Multithreading technology (such as Intel's Hyperthreading or AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading) provides increased performance by splitting each of the processor's physical cores into virtual cores, also known as threads. This way, each core can run two instruction streams at once.
4.Has an optical disc drive
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to read data from discs such as DVDs and Blu-Rays.
5.Has S/PDIF Out port
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.
6.has a VGA connector
Microsoft Surface Go
Microsoft Surface Pro 6
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

Price comparison

Microsoft Surface Go

Buy used:

$265.00

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonNEW Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch...NEW Microsoft Surface Go 2 - 10.5" Touch-Screen - Intel Pentium - 4GB Memory - 64GB - Wifi - Platinum (Latest Model)
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$399.00
Microsoft Surface Go Amazon(Renewed) Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pe...(Renewed) Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium Gold, 4GB RAM, 64GB)
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$306.00
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go with Type Cover Bun...Microsoft Surface Go with Type Cover Bundle 10" Touchscreen PixelSense Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y 128GB SSD Windows 10
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$581.99
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go Win 10 Professional...Microsoft Surface Go Win 10 Professional JST-00001-10in - Pentium Gold, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB SSD (Renewed)
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$334.00
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonMicrosoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium Gold...Microsoft Surface Go (Intel Pentium Gold, 8GB RAM, 128GB) (Renewed)
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$428.99
Microsoft Surface Go Amazon(Renewed) Latest Microsoft Surface Pro 4...(Renewed) Latest Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (2736 x 1824) Tablet 6th Generation (Intel Core i5-6300U, 8GB Ram, 256GB SSD, Bluetooth, Dual Camera) Windows 10 Professional
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$478.00
Microsoft Surface Go AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro (5th Gen, 1796) In...Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen, 1796) Intel Core M 4GB RAM / 128GB, 2017 model (Renewed)
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$399.99
Microsoft Surface Go aliexpressAJIUYU Tablet Pen For Microsoft Surface ...AJIUYU Tablet Pen For Microsoft Surface Pro 7/6/5/4/3 Go Pro X Stylus Rechargeable pen Book Laptop 3/2 Studio Pressure Pen Touch
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$31.11

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

Buy used:

$549.98

ProductStorePrice
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Amazon(Renewed) Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel...(Renewed) Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB) - Newest Version
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$516.69
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" (2736 x 18...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 12.3" (2736 x 1824) Touch Screen - Intel 8th Gen Core i5 (up to 3.40 GHz) - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - with Keyboard and Surface Pen - Black
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$933.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256 GB)  - Black
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$787.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7,...Microsoft  Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB)
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$1,140.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 Black 12.3" (273...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Black 12.3" (2736 x 1824) Touch Screen Tablet with Keyboard, Surface Pen and Mouse - Intel 8th Gen Core i5 (up to 3.40 GHz) - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD
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$995.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 AmazonMicrosoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7, ...Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 1TB)
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$1,248.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 aliexpressultra slim backlit Keyboard for Microsof...ultra slim backlit Keyboard for Microsoft surface Pro 6 2018 Pro 5 2017 Bluetooth Keyboard for Surface Pro 6 Pro 3 Pro 4 keypad
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$35.71

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