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Microsoft launches the Surface Go 3

Surface Go 3
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Today Microsoft launched the Surface Go 3 running Windows 11 and two Intel processor options that may intrigue you. With an estimated 11-hour battery life, the Go 3 should provide users with an all-day-long experience that will get them through their workday or have them binge-watching Netflix. 

The Surface Go 3 comes with a FHD (1920 x 1080) 10.5-inch PixelSense touchscreen display. You get two CPU options with the Go 3, the first option is the Dual-core Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y processor, and the second is the Quad-core 10th Gen Intel Core i3-10100Y processor with both cores featuring integrated Intel UHD graphics.

Surface Go 3

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The Surface Go 3 comes with a FHD (1920 x 1080) 10.5-inch PixelSense touchscreen display. You get two CPU options with the Go 3, the first option is the Dual-core Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y processor, and the second is the Quad-core 10th Gen Intel Core i3-10100Y processor with both cores featuring integrated Intel UHD graphics.

Consumers also have the option to choose between 4 or 8GB of RAM and three storage options. The Surface Go 3 also comes with three storage options, the first being a 64GB eMMC followed by two SSD options of 128GB or 256GB of storage.

Surface Go 3

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Measuring just 9.65 inches x 6.9 inches x 0.33 inches and weighing just 1.2 pounds, you’ll be able to toss the Surface Go 3 Windows 11 powered tablet into your kid’s backpack or your briefcase and go about your day not being weighed down.  The Go 3 is all about having the freedom to roam and still stay connected, get things done, and enjoy some entertainment., either alone or with your family.

Surface Go 3

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The Surface GO 3 also allows you to take photos with either the 8.0MP rear-facing camera or the 5.0MP front-facing camera you can use for selfies or when you’re in a Team Meeting. Both cameras are capable of 1080p video recording. The unit also features a dual array of far-field microphones so that you can be heard clearly during video calls.

Surface Go 3

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The Surface Go 3 uses Windows hello sign-in for Security and comes outfitted with a TPM 2.0 chip and firmware. The Go 3 features WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, and LTE connectivity, so you’re always connected whether you’re in the home, office or, on the go.

The Surface Go 3 comes with 1 USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, 1 Surface Connect port, a MicroSDXC card reader, and the LTE Advance Nano Sim tray. 

Overall the sleek platinum-colored is a slick Windows 11 tablet that is Surface Pen and Type Cover compatible, allowing users to go from tablet to laptop-like user experience thanks to Windows 11. It allows users to handle their business needs and play a little Minecraft and watch some videos. Our team is looking forward to getting our hands on a review unit and sharing all the details with you soon. 

Mark has spent 20 years headlining comedy shows around the country and made appearances on ABC, MTV, Comedy Central, Howard Stern, Food Network, and Sirius XM Radio. He has written about every topic imaginable, from dating, family, politics, social issues, and tech. He wrote his first tech articles for the now-defunct Dads On Tech 10 years ago, and his passion for combining humor and tech has grown under the tutelage of the Laptop Mag team. His penchant for tearing things down and rebuilding them did not make Mark popular at home, however, when he got his hands on the legendary Commodore 64, his passion for all things tech deepened. These days, when he is not filming, editing footage, tinkering with cameras and laptops, or on stage, he can be found at his desk snacking, writing about everything tech, new jokes, or scripts he dreams of filming.