Laptops today have a central place both in professional circles and for everyday use. the MICROSOFT SURFACE LAPTOP GO 2 is one of his machines that arouses great interest.
This laptop from the American giant Microsoft has many good features, but also some limitations. Discover the characteristics of the MICROSOFT SURFACE LAPTOP GO 2 !
The main features of the MICROSOFT SURFACE LAPTOP GO 2
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1135G7; 11th generation|
|Number of processor cores||4|
|Graphic card||Intel Iris Xe|
|Fineness of engraving||10 nanometers|
|RAM memory||4 GB and 8 GB|
|Internal storage||LPDDR4x 128 GB and 256 GB|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth 5.1; Wi-Fi 6 (ax); USB|
|Battery||41 Wh Removable; Steep charge and autonomy 1:30 p.m.|
|Screen size||12.4 inches|
|Definition||1536 x 1024 pixels|
|Operating system||Microsoft Windows 11, Microsoft Windows 11 Pro|
Processor and operating system
The MICROSOFT SURFACE LAPTOP GO 2 embeds the Windows 11 OS which offers great usability and good productivity. This device also relies on simplicity of handling to improve the user experience it offers.
The Microsoft Surface Laptop GO 2 processor is a Intel Core i5-1135G7 which has an etching fineness of 10 nanometers. This processor of 11e generation otherwise has a frequency ranging from 3.6 GHz. He too is able to devote machine resources to the most urgent tasksto execute. This CPU can also quickly process an impressive volume of information.
This faculty gives the Microsoft surface laptop GO 2 the status of a laptop suitable for many activities, even those of great complexity.
RAM and storage
The storage capacity of a computer indicates the maximum volume of information that can be stored there without having recourse to an external medium. The Microsoft surface laptop GO 2 has models of 128 or 256 GB. This is enough to keep many text files and even media, music or mini games.
RAM, on the other hand, guarantees the speed of execution of tasks. Adequate RAM is therefore essential for machine processes to run smoothly and fast. The Microsoft Surface Laptop GO 2 features a LPDDR4x RAM 4 GB or of 8 GB.
The model of 8 GB comes with an SSD 256 GB offering performance of 2.4 GB/s read and 1.6 GB/s write. In addition, this device is very responsive both at startup and when waking up.
In this model of laptop, Microsoft has resolved to keep its slab of 12.4 inches of format 3: 2 equipped with a tactile layer. On the other hand, for its resolution, Microsoft surface laptop GO 2 creates a lag on the previous model with a resolution of 1536 x 1024 pixels.
Such a screen definition affirms the desire to focus this device more on productivity, not viewing . The tests carried out on this panel show that it is very well calibrated with a delta E of 2.6. It is then possible to sometimes distinguish calorimetric drifts with the naked eye.
The brightness of this laptop is 370 cd/m². This is an excellent value for internal use which remains satisfactory for the external environment. Next to his brilliant designits very good anti-reflective treatment (24.5% reflectance) should be noted.
At this level, the Microsoft surface laptop GO 2 rivals reference laptops like the MacBook 13. If the color temperature set at 6065 K is slightly lower than the ideal video standard of 6500 K, the contrast ratio is at a fair level.
This should help maintain a satisfying video and movie experience. Finally, the persistence seems to be around 20 ms, a level in line with the market average.
Equipped with a removable battery of 41Wh, the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 reaches 13 hours 30 minutes of battery life in standard use. This performance confirms that of the predecessor Microsoft Surface Laptop Go which had already delighted more than one.
In addition, the machine is equipped with a rapid recharging system. She offers 80% charge aboutwithin one hour. This combination makes it possible to limit the time of use lost during refills and to carry out the program for a day without worrying too much about recharging.
Physical characteristics and prices
This device benefits from a well-consolidated format, in particular thanks to the aspect ratio 3:2 of its 12.4-inch screen. It is 27.8 cm wide, 21 cm deep and less than 1.6 cm thick.
By adding its 39 W (213 g) charger on the scale, we obtain the modest total weight of 1.1 kg. It allows you to move the laptop without any worries.
The Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 costs 669 € for models with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of SSD. Rather, it is necessary 769 € for those with 8 GB of RAM. The model with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of SSD requires you to pay 869 €. However, please purchase it from a professional and recognized store.