Microsoft Introduces Surface Laptop Go 2 with 11th Gen Intel Core i5 Processor for $599

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Following yesterday’s leaks, Microsoft has officially detailed the Surface Laptop Go 2, the company’s latest laptop aimed at more budget-oriented users. The second iteration starts at $599 and maintains the sleek and light design of the original while implementing more powerful hardware such as a quad-core 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor with Iris Xe graphics and higher storage options in the form of a 128 GB or 256 GB SSD (the original only featured 64 GB of eMMC storage as its base option). Users will also find a 12.4-inch 1,536 x 1,024 touch display, a specification that echoes the original, as well as slightly improved battery life from 13 to 13.5 hours. Microsoft’s Surface Laptop Go 2 is available for preorder beginning today and will begin shipping June 7.

Today we’re delighted to announce Surface Laptop Go 2. This product has been meticulously crafted to deliver our Surface signature premium design and features in an ultra-portable format. Jump right into your flow with an effortless lift of the lid, Instant On, and Windows Hello through the fingerprint reader integrated into the power button. You’ll immediately feel at home with the vibrant 3:2, 12.4-inch PixelSense touch display. An improved HD camera and dual Studio Mics mean you’ll look and sound your best when making video calls. The first-class Surface typing experience is uncompromised with 30% more key travel than a MacBook Air and complemented by the large precision trackpad.

Surface Laptop Go 2 weighs only 2.48 pounds and packs in the power of the Quad-core 11th Gen Intel Core i5 processor. With all-day battery life and fast charging – Surface Laptop Go 2 is the perfect companion for class, the office, the coffee shop or wherever life takes you.

Beneath the sleek exterior, Surface Laptop Go 2 is the first Intel-based secured-core PC from Surface. With innovation from chip to cloud, customers at home or work can enjoy new levels of security. Whether deploying for a large-scale enterprise or your home business, Surface Laptop Go 2 offers a lightweight, manageable and functional device for any employee. We invite you to check out our IT Pro Blog to learn how Surface Laptop Go 2 is a great option for commercial customers.

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