Microsoft Surface Pro X and Surface Laptop Go release: Premium touchscreen and ultraportability from ~RM2288


If you are a Microsoft fan, here's some news for you. The company unveiled two new devices yesterday, a laptop for those with a tight budget and a premium tablet. Say hello to the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X.

First, let's talk about the Surface Laptop Go. This model is meant to be a more affordable version of the devices from the Surface Laptop series, so its specs are a bit more modest. The laptop is powered by a 10th Gen Intel Core i5-1035G1 CPU, up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and 64GB eMMC or up to 256GB of SSD storage. It comes with a 12.4-inch touchscreen display with a max resolution of 1536x1024.

While the Surface Laptop Go is meant to be affordable, Microsoft was quite generous in the feature department. The laptop comes with a fingerprint sensor integrated into the power button, Omnisonic speakers, fast-charging, a 720p camera, studio-class mics, and a precision trackpad. It also comes with a USB-C port, USB-A port, and supports WiFi 6 along with Bluetooth 5.0.

Moving on, there's the Surface Pro X, a premium tablet that is equipped with an ARM CPU. It uses a Microsoft SQ 1 and SQ 2, which are both custom chipsets developed by Qualcomm. Besides that, the tablet comes with up to 16GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 512GB of SSD storage. As for the display, it's a 13-inch touchscreen with a max resolution of 2880x1920 resolution. Since it's using an ARM chipset, this device will run Windows on ARM.

In terms of features, the Surface Pro X has dual USB-C ports, Gigabit LTE support, studio-class mics, wireless charging (for the slim pen), and a built-in kickstand. It also has stereo speakers that support Dolby Atmos and a 10MP camera at the back that supports 4K video recording.

You can check the Microsoft website for more details on the Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X. Having said that, would you be interested in getting one of these when they come to Malaysia? Let us know in the comments below and stay tuned to for more news.