Surface Go 4 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2023 Surface Go 4 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Availability

Surface Go 4
Released2023
Release Date
  • Introduced: September 21, 2023
  • Pre-ordered: September 21, 2023
  • Released: September 21, 2023
Pricing
  • $580 - Intel N200, 8GB, 64GB
  • $680 - Intel N200, 8GB, 128GB
  • $780 - Intel N200, 8GB, 256GB
Generations
Microsoft Surface Go 4 Price
Microsoft Surface Go 3 - 10.5" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i3 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Device Only - Platinum (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Go 3 - 10.5" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i3 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Device Only - Platinum (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$482.99
$629.99 23% OFF
Microsoft Surface Go 3 - 10.5" Touchscreen - Intel® Pentium® Gold - 4GB Memory - 64GB eMMC - Device Only - Platinum (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Go 3 - 10.5" Touchscreen - Intel® Pentium® Gold - 4GB Memory - 64GB eMMC - Device Only - Platinum (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$376.98
$399.99 6% OFF
Microsoft Surface Go 3 - 10.5" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i3 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Device Only - Black (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Go 3 - 10.5" Touchscreen - Intel® Core™ i3 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Device Only - Black (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$499.02
$629.99 21% OFF
Microsoft Surface Go 3 - 10.5" Touchscreen - Intel® Pentium® Gold - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Device Only - Platinum (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Go 3 - 10.5" Touchscreen - Intel® Pentium® Gold - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Device Only - Platinum (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$480.99
$549.99 13% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 3 (2023) - 12.4" Touchscreen, Thin & Lightweight, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD SSD, with Windows 11, Sandstone Color Copilot
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 3 (2023) - 12.4" Touchscreen, Thin & Lightweight, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD SSD, with Windows 11, Sandstone Color Copilot
By Microsoft
$687.39
$799.99 14% OFF

Exterior

Surface Go 4
Dimensions9.65” x 6.9” x 0.33” (245 mm x 175  mm x 8.3 mm)
Width: 9.65” (245 mm)
Height: 6.9” (175 mm)
Thickness: 0.33” (8.3 mm)
Weight
  • Surface Go 4: 1.15 lbs (521 g)
  • Surface Go 4 Keyboard: 0.55 lbs (249 g)
Colors
Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Surface Go Type Cover
    • Not included
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size mechanical backlit keyset with 1 mm of key travel.
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision glass trackpad.
    • Trackpad size: 101 mm x 56 mm
    • Supports a five-finger multitouch gesture.
Chasis InformationKickstand with 165 degrees full friction hinge

Display

Surface Go 4
Size10.5 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1280 (2.45M Pixels)
  • Density: 220 PPI
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Contrast ratio: 1500:1
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Ports

Surface Go 4
Ports
Right (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Charging, Docking
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Bottom (1)
  • 1 x Surface Go Type Cover Connector
Under Kickstand (1)
  • 1 x microSD card slot

Internal Specs

Surface Go 4
Processor
  1. Intel® Processor N200
    4 cores, 4 threads, 1.00 → 3.70 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 6W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Surface Go 41
Intel® Processor N2001,240100.00%
01,240

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Integrated Graphics
  1. Intel® Processor N200
    Intel UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 450 → 750 MHz
Memory
8GB
4800 MHz LPDDR5 RAM
Storage
64GB 128GB 256GB
UFS Storage.
Fans Number0
Cooling InfoPassive

Connectivity

Surface Go 4
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.1 technology

Battery

Surface Go 4
Size
  • 28Wh 
    Nominal battery capacity.
  • 26.8Wh 
    Minimum battery capacity.
Battery LifeUp to 12.5 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply24W proprietary Surface Connect power supply

Software

Surface Go 4
OSWindows 11 Pro or Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Preloaded Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial

Camera & Audio

Surface Go 4
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
  • 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics with Voice Clarity
  • 2W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™

Misc

Surface Go 4
InkingSupports Microsoft Pen Protocol (MPP)
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • NFC
Security
  • Hardware TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise-grade security and BitLocker support
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Windows 11 Secured-core PC
In the box
  • Surface Go 4
  • 24W Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty

Key Features

Surface Go 4
At Glance
Released in Late
2023
3:2 FHD+
10.5”
1280p 60Hz
Weight
1.15 lb
0.52 kg
Powered By
Intel® Processor N200
4C/4T, 1.00 → 3.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,240
Single Core
With integrated
Intel UHD Graphics
32 Execution Units, 450 → 750 MHz
Configurable up to
8GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3
Starting at
$579.99
N200, 8GB, 64GB UFS
Supports
Surface Pen
4096 Levels, Tilt sensing, Magnetic Storage.
Up to
12.5 Hours
Battery Life
Built-in
IR Camera
For Face Unlock
Wi-Fi 6

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

Surface Go 4 image

What we like

Reasons to like about Surface Go 4.

Supports Windows 11

Surface Go 4 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsSurface Go 4
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel® Processor N200
4GB RAM4GB → 8GB
64GB Drive64GB → 256GB
2 Cores CPU4 cores
Great battery life of up to 12.5-hours

According to Microsoft, the Surface Go 4 lasts up to 12.5 hours of battery life.

Up to 12.5 hours of typical device usage

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Surface Go 4.

Non-upgradable storage

Surface Go 4 has soldered storage, and there are no M.2 slots for expansion. Learn more

Storage SlotsSurface Go 4
M.20 - Onboard
SATA0
Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Surface Go 4 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

MemorySurface Go 4
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeLPDDR3
Speed1866 MHz

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

About 5% lighter

Surface Go 4 weighed 1.15 pounds, 5% lighter than the 1.2 pounds Surface Go 3.

WeightSurface Go 4Surface Go 3
Pound
1.15 lbs.
1.2 lbs.
Kilogram
0.52 kg
0.54 kg