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Surface Laptop Go features

Surface Laptop Go gives you performance and style. And at 2.45 lbs, it’s light enough to take with you throughout your day and get things done—whether it’s for work, school, or yourself.

Get to know Surface Laptop Go

Not sure where to plug something in or how to turn up the volume? Here's a diagram to help you out.

Callouts for the front of Surface Laptop Go

  1. Dual far-field Studio Mics

  2. 720p HD f2.0 front-facing camera

  3. Fingerprint Power Button with One Touch sign-in through Windows Hello (on select models)

  4. Surface Connect port

    Callouts for the left side of Surface Laptop Go

  5. USB-A port

  6. USB-C port

  7. 3.5 mm headphone jack

Surface Laptop Go and Windows 10

Surface Laptop Go comes with:

  • Windows 10 Home in S mode (consumer customers)

  • Windows 10 Pro (commercial customers)

You can switch out of S mode at no additional charge. After you switch out of S mode, you can't switch back. For more info, see Switching out of S mode in Windows 10.

You can upgrade your Surface Laptop Go from Windows 10 to Windows 11. For more info, see Which Surface device can be upgraded to Windows 11?

Not sure which version of Windows you have? See Which Windows operating system am I running?

If you're not sure which Surface model you're using, see Which Surface model do I have?

Features

Sign in with one touch

Select Surface Laptop Go models have Fingerprint Power Button with One Touch sign-in through Windows Hello (Surface Laptop Go i5/4GB/64GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button). Just place your finger on the power button when the light around it is on to sign in quickly and securely with a single touch. To get started and set it up, open Settings , then select Accounts  > Sign-in options > Windows Hello Fingerprint > Set up.

Fingerprint Power Button on Surface Laptop Go

Performance from day to night

Run Microsoft 365 apps1 and other favorites while keeping up on social media throughout your day. The 10th Gen Intel® CoreTM processor gives you the power and performance you need. With up to 13 hours of battery life2, you can keep going and be productive—or relax and watch your favorite shows.

Notes: 

  1. Additional fees, subscriptions and/or requirements apply for some apps. App availability may vary by market and over time.

  2. Up to 13 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in September 2020 using preproduction software and preproduction Surface Laptop Go Intel® Core™ i5, 128GB, 8 GB RAM Microsoft Surface® Edition devices. Testing consisted of full battery discharge with a mixture of active use and modern standby. The active use portion consists of (1) a web browsing test accessing 8 popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and (3) a portion of time with the device in use with idle applications. All settings were default except screen brightness was set to 150nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. Wi-Fi was connected to a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage and other factors.

Connect with people

Surface Laptop Go has a 12.4” PixelSenseTM touchscreen display and 720p HD front-facing camera, so you’ll look your best on video and conference calls—whether it’s for school, work, or keeping in touch with friends and family. The Studio Mics and Omnisonic Speakers will help you sound great too. 

Make it your own

Get more from your Surface Laptop Go when you use it with some of these optional accessories (each sold separately). Learn more about them:

Get the most out of your Surface

Learn more about your Surface and customize it with the Surface app. To open it, select Start , enter Surface, and select it to open the app. If the app doesn't open, get it from the Microsoft Store.

Open the Surface app

Surface Laptop Go tech specs

Scenarios

Get things done, browse, and binge watch on the lightest Surface Laptop, with 12.4”6 PixelSense™ touchscreen. Signature 3:2 ratio gives you optimum space to see and do more.

Dimensions

10.95” x 8.10” x 0.62” (278.18mm x 205.67mm x 15.69mm)

Display

Screen: 12.4” PixelSense™ Display
Resolution: 1536 x 1024 (148 PPI)
Aspect ratio: 3:2
Touch: 10 point multi-touch

Memory

4 GB or 8 GB LPDDR4x RAM

Processor

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor – 1035G1

Battery Life1

Up to 13 hours of typical device usage

Graphics

Intel® UHD Graphics

Storage 3

eMMC: 64 GB
SSD: 128 GB, 256 GB

Connections

1 x USB-C®
1 x USB-A
3.5 mm headphone jack
1 x Surface Connect port

Security

Firmware TPM
Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello one touch sign-in
One Touch sign-in with Fingerprint Reader Power button (Surface Laptop Go i5/4 GB/64 GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button.)

Cameras, video, and audio

720p HD f2.0 camera (front-facing)
Dual far-field Studio Mics
Omnisonic Speakers with Dolby® Audio™

Software

Windows 10 Home in S mode2
Microsoft 365 Family 30-day trial

Wireless

Bluetooth® Wireless 5.0 technology
Wi-Fi 6: 802.11ax compatible

Sensors

Ambient light sensor

Exterior

Top: Aluminium
Base: Polycarbonate composite resin system with glass fibre and 30% post-consumer recycled content
Colours: Platinum4

What's in the box

Surface Laptop Go
39W Power Supply
Quick Start Guide
Safety and warranty documents

Warranty5

1-year limited hardware warranty

Weight

2.45 lbs (1,110 g)

Keyboard layout

Activation: Moving keys
Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1 – F12)
Windows key and dedicated buttons for media controls, screen brightness

[1] Battery life 
Surface Laptop Go: Up to 13 hours of battery life based on typical Surface device usage. Testing conducted by Microsoft in September 2020 using preproduction software and preproduction Surface Laptop Go 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor, 128 GB, 8 GB RAM Microsoft Surface® Edition devices. Testing consisted of full battery discharge with a mixture of active use and modern standby. The active use portion consists of (1) a web browsing test accessing 8 popular websites over multiple open tabs, (2) a productivity test utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, and (3) a portion of time with the device in use with idle applications. All settings were default except screen brightness was set to 150 nits with Auto-Brightness disabled. Wi-Fi was connected to a network. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.

[2] Surface Laptop Go for consumers comes with Windows 10 Home in S mode to bring you the powerful Windows features you use most at exceptional value. If you need additional enterprise management and security tools for the workplace, you can switch to Windows 10 Pro or purchase Surface Laptop Go for Business. Windows 10 Home in S mode works exclusively with apps and programs 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.

[3] System software uses significant storage space. Available storage is subject to change based on system software updates and apps usage. 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. 1 TB = 1,000 GB. See Surface.com/Storage for more details.

[4] Colors available on selected models only. Available colors and sizes may vary by store, market, and configuration.

[5] Microsoft’s Limited Warranty is in addition to your consumer law rights.

[6] Surface Laptop Go display has rounded corners within a standard rectangle. When measured as a standard rectangular shape the screen is 12.4” diagonally (actual viewable area is less).

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