Microsoft Surface Go vs. Surface Pro: What’s the Difference?

August 21, 2018

Microsoft Surface Pro is still one of the best in class tablets that is abundant with innovative features. Recently, the brand has released another new model named Surface Go, which happens to be the smallest and reasonable device carrying advanced features. Now the question that arises is, will it be able to match up with the performance of the Surface Pro tablet? Let us check out which model excels in all the aspects by comparing them with their features.

Microsoft Surface Go vs. Surface Pro – Features:

Microsoft Surface Pro is one of the best Windows 2-in-1 tablets available today, which has every reason that’s worth buying it. The device has a sleek design and comes with a solid body. Compared to the Surface Go, this one is heavier and also slightly longer. It can be folded to almost 165-degrees with the kickstand and also flip its keyboard to get the full tablet mode. Very much identical to it is the Surface Go. But what separates it from the other model is the screen size of 10-inches that is comparatively smaller than the Pro, which sports a 12.3-inch display just as in the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. However, both the models get excellent keyboards and touchpads. The keyboard on the Surface Go is so far, one of the best but the one on the Pro, is much better to use for longer hours. As for the connectivity, the Surface Pro tablet uses a traditional USB-A 3.0 port. It also gets a microSDXC card reader, Surface port for power, and a headphone jack. Meanwhile, the latest Microsoft Surface tablet is offered with a single USB-C port, a microSDXC card reader, and an audio jack.

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Microsoft Surface Go vs. Surface Pro – Performance:

In terms of technicalities, the Surface Pro is more powerful than the Go model. The Pro model with a price of around AED 2940 comes with an Intel Core m3 processor and packs in the Pentium Gold chip keeps the device running at great speed and makes it highly responsive. Meanwhile, the Surface Go starts at around AED 1470 and features the Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y dual-core processor. It is paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage space. The LTE advanced connectivity is one of the features of the Surface Pro tablet, whereas it is offered as an option in the Go model. In almost all the configurations, the Microsoft Surface Pro tablet is powerful and expensive as well compared to the Microsoft Surface Go price in UAE and hence, it is the winner in this segment.

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Microsoft Surface Go vs. Surface Pro – Portability:

When it comes to portability, Microsoft Surface Go has an upper hand over the other. This device is smaller and lighter with a weight of just 1.15 pounds. Meanwhile, the Pro weighs about 1.73 pounds and is slightly bigger than the Surface Go. Even though, both the tablets are portable, but Go is a better choice if you want to carry it around all day. It runs for almost eight hours on video on a single charge, which is not bad at all for productivity work. Whereas the Surface Pro lasts for about 13.5 hours on a single charge.

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Hence, considering all these aspects, the Microsoft Surface Pro tablet has several advantages over the other. Even though the Microsoft Surface Pro price in UAE is higher, it seems fair considering the excellent hardware, battery and overall performance. The Microsoft Surface Go is also a great choice, but lags behind the Pro model in certain areas. And instead of Pro, it is more suitable to compete with the Apple iPad Pro.

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