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Microsoft Surface Go

Microsoft Surface Go

from  $399+
Surface Go Review: Not quite Microsoft’s iPad killer

Surface Go Review: Not quite Microsoft’s iPad killer

Posted   08.04.18
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82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The Surface Go is the first Surface that can actually take on the iPad. It's impressively thin and light, while also being a fully-fledged Windows PC. Unfortunately, its slow hardware means you can't stress it too much, and Windows still needs more compelling tablet apps.

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Pros
  • Incredibly thin and light
  • Gorgeous display
  • Runs Windows apps
  • Great keyboard case
Cons
  • Keyboard and other accessories cost extra
  • Pentium Gold CPU is slow
  • Not many great Windows tablet apps

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Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Windows
Screen size
10in
Maximum battery life
Up to 9hr
Form factor
Operating system
Screen size
Maximum battery life
Tablet
Windows
10in
Up to 9hr

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82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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