Back in early November Microsoft announced that its Surface Laptop Go was available for pre-order. Now Microsoft’s lightest laptop is now available in Malaysia via its commercial authorised resellers and authorised retailers. It will also be carried online via Microsoft’s official store on Lazada and Shopee.
Microsoft is also offering a Surface for Business variant that comes with enterprise-grade security and support. These laptops will also come with Windows 10 Pro instead of Windows 10 Home on the consumer variant.
Below is the full price list and configurations of the Surface Laptop Go in Malaysia.
Surface Laptop Go for Consumers
10th Gen Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC – RM2,758
10th Gen Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD – RM3,388
10th Gen Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD – RM4,288
Surface Laptop Go for Business
10th Gen Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD – RM3,780
10th Gen Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD – RM4,561
10th Gen Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD – RM5,416
The Surface Laptop Go boasts a sleek, streamlined design that measures 15.69mm thin and weighs 1.1kg. The laptop features an aluminium top and polycarbonate composite resin base. Open the lid to find a 12.4″ PixelSense touchscreen display (1536 x 1024 pixel resolution) with a 3:2 aspect ratio. In case you missed it, take note that this screen is actually outputting lower than Full HD.
The full-size keyboard, with 1.3mm key travel for accurate and comfortable typing, is complemented by a large precision trackpad.
For added convenience, all models of the Surface Laptop Go (except the consumer base model) come with a Fingerprint Power Button with One Touch. This feature allows users to sign-in through Windows Hello for quick and secure sign-in.
Under the hood, the Surface Laptop Go is powered by Intel’s 10th generation i5 – 1035G1 processor paired with up to 16GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. It should be noted that the base model comes with just 4GB of RAM and 64GB eMMC storage. Microsoft claims the Surface Laptop Go has 13 hours of battery life that should help gets users through a full day of work.
The laptop also comes with a 720p HD webcam which will come in handy for all the video calls users are doing from home. It is complemented by Studio Mics for receiving audio as well as Omnisonic speakers that come with Dolby Audio surround.
Users get a range of different ports to plug in their accessories such as one USB-C port, one USB-A, a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a Surface connector. It however, doesn’t come with an HDMI port so you will need adapter if you intend to hook it up to a bigger monitor.