Microsoft is expanding its Surface device range in South Africa with the introduction of the Surface Go 2 for both commercial and consumer customers. The device is currently available for retail consumers from Incredible Connection stores and Vodacom.
“We’re excited to expand our Surface family with the addition of Surface Go 2 – our smallest and lightest two-in-one laptop. Its compact design and the versatility of a touchscreen and keyboard will appeal to businesses, schools, students and families,” says Vithesh Reddy, Consumer and Channel Marketing Director at Microsoft South Africa.
Surface Go 2 is a smaller, more portable two-in-one thanks to its 10.5-inch edge-to-edge PixelSense display and its thin, lightweight design. It’s also more affordable than the Surface Pro 7 which has a starting price tag of R18 999. The Surface Go 2 also packs dual Studio Mics, a 5MP front-facing camera and fast performance with Intel processors and built-in WiFi.
“Sharing Surface Go 2 with your family is seamless and secure, with parent-managed screen time limits, spending control and content filtering – plus plenty of space for your photos, videos and music,” says Reddy.
Consumer Channels: Windows 10 Home in S mode * Commercial Channels: Windows 10 Pro
Dimensions: 9.65 inches x 6.9 inches x 0.33 inches (245mm x 175mm x 8.3mm) Mechanical features: Magnesium body, kickstand with full-friction multi-position hinge to 165 degrees, magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability Colour: Silver Physical buttons: volume, power Wi-Fi: Starting at 544 g, not including Type Cover LTE Advanced: Starting at 553 g, not including Type Cover
LTE Advanced:3 Up to 10 hours of typical device usage
Cameras, Video and Audio
Windows Hello face sign-in camera (front-facing) 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD Skype HD video 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video Dual Studio Mics 2W stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium
1 x USB-C 1 x Surface Connect Surface Type Cover Port MicroSDXC card reader 3.5mm headphone jack
Surface Go 2 Power supply Quick Start Guide Safety and warranty documents
One-year limited hardware warranty
Recommended retail pricing for the Surface Go 2 starts at R8,999.00.
To find out more about support, warranties and extended warranties on Surface devices, please visit https://support.microsoft.com/en-ZA or call 0860 22 55 67 weekdays 9 am – 9 pm and weekends 10 am – 6 pm.
* Windows 10 Home in S mode works exclusively with apps from the Microsoft Store within Windows and accessories that are compatible with Windows 10 Home in S mode. A one-way switch out of S mode is available. Learn more at Windows.com/SmodeFAQ.