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Microsoft launches hyper-portable, affordable Surface Go in UAE, Bahrain

DUBAI, November 14, 2018

Microsoft today announced the general availability of the Surface Go – the smallest, lightest, most affordable Surface device to date – in the UAE and Bahrain.
 
At only 1.15 pounds with a 10-inch display, Surface Go gives the versatility and portability of a tablet, and the performance of a laptop, all in a single, compact device - empowering people to stay connected, pursue their passions while tackling their side projects without weighing down on productivity or quality.
 
The Surface Go is a new entry point for users while not compromising on the performance that has come to be expected from the Surface brand. This device is a productivity powerhouse, driven by the might of a 7th Generation Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y, in a fan-less design, and capable of delivering up to nine hours of battery life. 
 
For a family at home or on the move, an expert on the front line of a business interacting with customers, or a school that wants to provide its teachers and students with the most versatile tools for teaching and learning, this device offers a premium experience with incredible value, said Microsoft.
 
The dazzling, custom-built, high-resolution PixelSense display supports Surface Pen with 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, low pen parallax, low latency, and all the precision needed for the greatest of accuracy in note taking, drawing and computer-aided design. And the custom-calibrated 3:2 display is easy on the eyes while working and offers vibrantly high contrast when watching videos, creating art, or editing photos.
 
Surface Go also comes with all the needed ports, including Surface Connect for charging and docking; for data, video, and charging; USB-C for data and charging a headphone jack; and a MicroSD card reader for storage expansion. All designed to boost productivity - whether at school studying, working on a plane, or sharing content in the office boardroom on a 4K monitor.
 
“Microsoft’s award-winning Surface family has built its reputation on versatility, and the addition of Surface Go keeps all the premium qualities that have come to define it,” said Denis Klimashev, senior director business group for Microsoft Middle East and Africa. 
 
“The productivity of having the apps like Office 365 to use for work or at school, with the flexibility to relax and read or watch videos - this was critical to the experience we had in mind when we designed the Surface Go. Whether you are a consumer, business user, student or teacher; an artist or engineer – the Surface Go is your ideal digital companion. Hyper-portable, ultra-affordable and as versatile as ever - empowering you to achieve more,” he said.
 
Starting November, the Microsoft Surface Go is available across all major retail outlets and commercial partners in the UAE starting at Dh1,699. In Bahrain, it will be available at BD174.– TradeArabia News Service



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