Surface Go 2
Here's what you need to know about 2020 Surface Go 2 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.
Our analysis and reviews
What we like
Reasons to like about Surface Go 2.
Surface Go 2 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.
|Requirements||Surface Go 2|
|TPM 2.0||TPM 2.0|
|Processor||Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y → Intel Core M3-8100Y|
|4GB RAM||4GB → 8GB|
|64GB Drive||64GB → 256GB|
|2 Cores CPU||2 cores|
According to Microsoft, the Surface Go 2 lasts up to 10 hours of battery life.
- WiFi: Up to 10 hours of typical device usage
- LTE Advanced: Up to 10 hours of typical device usage
What we don't like
Reasons not to like about Surface Go 2.
Surface Go 2 has soldered storage, and there are no M.2 slots for expansion. Learn more
|Storage Slots||Surface Go 2|
|M.2||0 - Onboard|
The memory on Surface Go 2 is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more
|Memory||Surface Go 2|
|Slots||0 - Onboard|
Improvements over its predecessor.
Intel Core M3-8100Y inside Surface Go 2 has a 53% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y inside Surface Go.
Surface Go 2 has a 10.5-inch screen size 5% larger than the 10-inch Surface Go.
Downsides over its predecessor.
Surface Go 2 weighed 1.2 pounds, 5% heavier than the 1.15 pounds Surface Go.
|Weight||Surface Go 2||Surface Go|