Surface Go 3 On Sale : Everything You Need to Know

The first two generations of Surface Go have been a success in terms of quality and price. Will Microsoft keep it up with the newly introduced Surface Go 3? We will tell you. The Surface Go 3 is already a reality. Microsoft has presented it together with the rest of the Surface family products and how could it be otherwise, this new model maintains the essence that has made it the preferred one by users for home environments, combining its use as an educational and educational tool. entertainment.

It is the most compact and lightest Surface you can buy, which handles a full version of Windows 11 (now available) , in addition to guaranteeing enough performance to be able to face any productivity task worth its salt.

Surface Go 3 On
Surface Go 3 On

Already in the previous version of Surface Go 2 we praised its screen and webcam quality, and now it comes with interesting news such as the 10th generation Intel Core i3 processor with which performance is promised up to 60% better.

What is the on-sale date for the new Surface Go 3?

The final equipment availability date is October 5, just when Microsoft is also launching the final version of Windows 11, making it possible to purchase this new device. Microsoft has been accepting equipment reservations through the Microsoft Spain website.

Those of Redmond also affirm that they will launch a version with LTE connectivity in certain markets, in order to provide the team with complete connectivity wherever you go without depending on the use of Wi-Fi networks. We do not know the countries where this model will be marketed.

How much does the Microsoft Surface Go 3 cost?

The new Surface Go 3 model comes in the form of three main configurations that vary in processor model, amount of RAM and storage. The price for the entry model is set at € 439, € 20 cheaper than what the Surface Go 2 currently cost

These are the three possible configurations of the Surface Go 3 :

Intel Pentium 6500Y, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of SSD: € 439
Intel Pentium 6500Y, 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of SSD: € 599
Intel Core i3, 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of SSD: € 679

At the moment, Microsoft keeps the Surface Go 2 for sale, it is the only one that continues to be marketed in the Microsoft Store at a price that starts at € 459 if you opt for the Intel Core M3 processor, the 4 GB of RAM and the 64 GB of storage.

You should know that the Surface Go Type Cover keyboard cover is not included as standard, and its price amounts to € 99.99 in the case of the model with microfiber finishes, or € 129.99 if you choose the models with Alcantara finishes.

Another accessory that we find essential to accompany the Surface Go 3 is the Surface Pen , which costs € 109.99. Microsoft’s accessory ecosystem is vast, with pencils and mice, chargers and docks, as well as bags and carrying cases.

Surface Go 3 On
Surface Go 3 On

Surface Go 3: What’s New in Specifications

The new processors are the Go 3’s most notable upgrade, offering a choice between Intel’s Pentium Gold 6500Y and the Core i3-10100Y. However, the most expensive option has a significantly higher price of € 679, which could be compared to a larger laptop Surface Go 3 On Sale .

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In any case, the power of the new chips should guarantee a notable performance increase compared to last year’s models. Microsoft has also increased the RAM to 8 GB, although the storage is only 128 GB of the SSD type.

It was rumored with the possibility that the AMD Ryzen chips would reach the configuration of the Surface Go 3, as an alternative to Intel processors, but in the end it has not been the case. It’s something we’ve seen before with models like the Surface Book 3.

Surface Go 3 Specifications:

10.5 inch screen
1920 x 1080 resolution with 3: 2 aspect ratio
Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y or Intel Core i3-10100Y processor
4 or 8 GB RAM
64GB or 128GB SSD storage (all expandable via microSD)
5 MP front camera supports Windows Hello face unlock
8 MP rear camera with autofocus
Wi-Fi 802.11 and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity (LTE option)
Ports: 1x USB-C, 1x Surface Connect, microSDXC card reader, 3.5mm headphone jack
2W stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium
Up to 11 hours of battery life (claimed)
24W power supply
245mm x 175mm x 8.3mm Dimensions

If you want to check the evolution and differences between the Surface models, consult our special Microsoft Surface: Comparison of all the models , where you will see how the range of Surface equipment is increasingly complete.

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