Surface Laptop Go Specifications

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

Surface Laptop Go image

Surface Laptop Go

Key FeaturesSurface Laptop Go
At Glance
Released in Late
2020
3:2 1.5K
12.45”
1024p 60Hz
Weight
2.45 lb
1.11 kg
Powered By
Intel Core i5-1035G1
4C/8T, 1.00 → 3.60 GHz
Geekbench 5
979
Single Core
Geekbench 5
2,878
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
32 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X
Surface Laptop Go Ports
Starting at
$550
i5, 4GB, 64GB eMMC, No Fingerprint
Up to
13 Hours
Battery Life
Optional
Fingerprint Reader
On Power Button
Single
USB-A
USB 3.0
Single
USB-C
w/ DP & PD
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
AvailabilitySurface Laptop Go
Released2020
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 1, 2020
  • Pre-ordered: October 1, 2020
  • Released: October 13, 2020
Pricing
  • For Consumer (Windows 10 Home):
    • $549.99 - i5 | 4GB | 64GB eMMC | No Fingerprint | Platinum only
    • $699.99 - i5 | 8GB | 128GB SSD
    • $899.99 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB SSD
  • For Commercial (Windows 10 Pro):
    • $799.99 - i5 | 8GB | 128GB SSD
    • $999.99 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB SSD
    • $1,199.99 - i5 | 16GB | 256GB SSD | Platinum Only
Generations
Stores
Surface Laptop Go Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4" Touchscreen Laptop PC, Intel Quad-Core i5-1035G1, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, Webcam, Win 10, Bluetooth, Online Class Ready - Platinum
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4" Touchscreen Laptop PC, Intel Quad-Core i5-1035G1, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, Webcam, Win 10, Bluetooth, Online Class Ready - Platinum
By Microsoft
$285.00
Was: $549.97
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4in Touchscreen Intel i5 8GB 128GB SSD Ice Blue (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4in Touchscreen Intel i5 8GB 128GB SSD Ice Blue (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$349.00
Was: $369.00
2022 Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4" Touchscreen, Intel Core i5-1035G1 Processor, Up to 13Hr Battery Life, WiFi, Webcam, Windows 11 Pro, Platinum Silver (4GB RAM | 256GB SSD)
2022 Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4" Touchscreen, Intel Core i5-1035G1 Processor, Up to 13Hr Battery Life, WiFi, Webcam, Windows 11 Pro, Platinum Silver (4GB RAM | 256GB SSD)
By Microsoft
$499.99
Microsoft 12.4 Multi-Touch Surface Laptop Go, Intel Core i5-1035G1, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Integrated Intel UHD Graphics, Windows 10 Home in S Mode, 1ZZ-00001, Platinum (Renewed)
Microsoft 12.4 Multi-Touch Surface Laptop Go, Intel Core i5-1035G1, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Integrated Intel UHD Graphics, Windows 10 Home in S Mode, 1ZZ-00001, Platinum (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$349.00
Was: $369.00
Microsoft 12.4 Multi-Touch Surface Laptop Go, Intel Core i5-1035G1, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Integrated Intel UHD Graphics, Windows 10 Home in S Mode, 1ZZ-00002, Ice Blue (Renewed)
Microsoft 12.4 Multi-Touch Surface Laptop Go, Intel Core i5-1035G1, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Integrated Intel UHD Graphics, Windows 10 Home in S Mode, 1ZZ-00002, Ice Blue (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$344.99
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 - 12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 256 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 - 12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 256 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$624.99
Was: $799.99
ExteriorSurface Laptop Go
Dimensions10.95” x 8.1” x 0.62” (278.18mm x 205.67 mm x 15.69 mm)
Weight
  • 2.45 lb (1,110 g)
Colors
Ice Blue Sandstone Platium
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size keyboard with a soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
DisplaySurface Laptop Go
Size12.45 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 1536 x 1024 (148 PPI)
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
PortsSurface Laptop Go
Ports
Surface Laptop Go Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Left (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (1)
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Magnet Charging, Docking
Internal SpecsSurface Laptop Go
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.00 → 3.60 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Surface Laptop Go1
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1979100.00%
0979
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Surface Laptop Go1
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G12,878100.00%
02,878
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
Memory
4GB 8GB 16GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
Storage
  • 64GB
    eMMC
  • 128 GB 256 GB
    SSD
ConnectivitySurface Laptop Go
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
BatterySurface Laptop Go
Size39.7 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 13 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply
  • 39W power supply
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in just over one hour)
SoftwareSurface Laptop Go
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 10 Home in S-mode
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro
Free upgrade to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft 365 Family 30-day trial
Camera & AudioSurface Laptop Go
Camera
  • 720p HD f2.0 front-facing video camera
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscSurface Laptop Go
InkingNot Support
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Firmware TPM
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello sign-in
  • One-Touch sign in with FingerPrint Reader Power button
Note Surface Laptop Go i5/4GB/64GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button.
In the box
  • Surface Laptop Go
  • 39W Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
More
Best-in-class support from Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store Promise for Surface:
  • 60-day return policy
  • 90 days of free technical phone support
  • Free virtual workshops and training
  • Surface price promise

Surface Laptop Go: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Surface Laptop Go.

Surface Laptop Go

Microsoft has revealed the Surface Laptop Go, a 12.45-inch machine, in late-2020. It is powered by a quad-core Intel Core i5-1035G1 with a boost clock speed up to 3.60 GHz. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® UHD Graphics (32 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz). For display option, it has a 12.45 inch display with the following key specifications:

  • Resolution: 1536 x 1024 (148 PPI)
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch

Moreover, Microsoft claims that the Surface Laptop Go supports up to 16GB of 3733 MHz LPDDR4X memory. Unfortunately, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Furthermore, It comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future.

Additionally, the Surface Laptop Go measures 10.95” x 8.1” x 0.62” (278.13 x 205.74 x 15.75 mm) and weight at 2.45 lbs. (1.11 kg). For connectivity, there are a total amount of four ports and slots available on Surface Laptop Go. That includes a USB-C port, a USB-A port, a headphone jack, and a Surface Connect.

In summary, here is what you need to know about the Surface Laptop Go.

  • The most affordable Surface Laptop - Starting at $549.99, the Surface Laptop Go set a new premium standard for the affordable ultrabook. It has a beautiful 12.45-inch display with touch support. It's an outstanding laptop for students and business users who looking for a simple yet perfect portable laptop for their mobile productivity.
  • The Lightest Surface Laptop - weighs only 2.45 pounds and is easy to carry around while having the same comfort in typing with a full-size keyboard and a large precision trackpad.
  • All the same ports  - It has all the necessary ports you need in everyday use, from the full-size USB-A to USB-C, headphone jack, and Surface Connect as you can find on Surface Laptop 3.
  • Powerful Components - It comes with the same powerful 10th Gen Intel Ice Lake Core i5 processor, 3733 MHz LPDDR4x, WiFi-6, and Bluetooth 5.
  • New Styles - It is available in Platinum, Sandstone, and Ice Blue.
  • More Features - It has a 13-hours battery life, a large glass trackpad, fast charging, an optional fingerprint on the power button, dual far-field studio mics, and OmniSonic speakers.

The Surface Laptop Go also has some downsides that you might want to know, including:

  • No backlit key.
  • No Inking support.
  • No IR camera for Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • No Fingerprint reader on the entry configuration.
  • The base section is made from Polycarbonate instead of Aluminum.
  • Using Intel UHD Graphics instead of Intel Iris Plus Graphics.
  • Low screen resolution (148 PPI).