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Microsoft: New Surface Go with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB SSD

Source: Microsoft
Source: Microsoft
Microsoft has released a new version of the Surface Go in the USA without prior notice. You are now able to get a Surface Go with 4 GB RAM and a 128 GB SSD for US$499.
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With the Surface Go, Microsoft has extended its Surface product family with a low-cost tablet, which is particularly popular among students. Originally Micrsoft released 2 versions of the Surface Go. One with 8 GB RAM and a 128 GB SSD, while the second version came with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB eMMC. The second version suffered especially from the eMMC memory, which is only half the size and much slower than the SSD in the more expensive model.

Now Microsoft has brought a new configuration onto the market in the USA that fits exactly between the two old models. It has 4 GB RAM, but comes with a larger and faster 128 GB SSD. Microsoft charges 499 US dollars for this version. However, pen and type cover are usually added here, which combined cost another 230 dollars extra.

This new model is not yet available in Europe. However, it can be expected that this will change shortly.

With its Surface devices Microsoft is aiming at students and young people in general. This market was previously dominated by Apple and its devices. Now however Microsoft Surface devices can often be seen in various lecture theatres and classrooms, while Microsoft has slowly but surely increased its sales and profits with these devices.

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www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-starts-selling-the-surface-go-with-4gb-ram-and-128gb-ssd-for-499

winfuture.de/news,105891.html

www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/surface-go/8V9DP4LNKNSZ

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Cornelius Wolff
Cornelius Wolff - Senior Tech Writer - 1377 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2016
Having been interested in the internals for desktop PCs and laptops from a young age, sometimes much to the distress of my parents, I started writing as a freelancer for the news segment of Notebookcheck in 2016. Since then, I have managed to combine my technology journalism work with my Business Informatics studies at the University of Osnabrück.
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Cornelius Wolff, 2018-11- 3 (Update: 2018-11- 5)