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Surface Go 3 was launched in India on Wednesday as Microsoft's first device to come preloaded with Windows 11. The new Surface Go model was unveiled alongside the Surface Laptop Studio, Surface Pro 8, and Surface Duo 2 in September. As an upgrade to the existing Surface Go 2, the Surface Go 3 is rated to deliver 60 percent faster performance through the 10th-generation Intel Core i3 processor. The tablet, however, also has an Intel Pentium Gold option for its base variant. The Surface Go 3 shares the same design language of the Surface Go 2. It comes with a 3:2 display and features 1080p cameras on both front and back sides.
Surface Go 3 price in India has been set at Rs. 57,999 for the configuration which includes a 10th-generation Intel Pentium Gold processor, 8GB RAM, and 128GB SSD. The tablet is available for pre-orders in the country through Amazon, and pre-ordering customers will get a complimentary Surface Pen worth Rs. 9,699. It will be generally available from the e-commerce site from November 23.
Business customers in India can get the Surface Go 3 starting at Rs. 42,999 for the model which has the 10th-generation Intel Pentium Gold, along with 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC. There is also an option with the 10th-generation Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM, and 64GB eMMC, priced at Rs. 47,999. The top-of-the-line version with the 10th-generation Intel Core i3 processor, 8GB RAM, and 128GB SSD is priced at Rs. 62,999. Commercial SKUs will be available starting December through authorised resellers.
The Surface Go 3 debuted in the US at $399 (roughly Rs. 29,700).
Hardware-wise, Microsoft Surface Go 3 is quite similar to the Surface Go 2. It has a 10.5-inch touch display with a 3:2 aspect ratio. The tablet also comes with 1080p cameras on the front and back and is equipped with Dolby Audio sound technology. Further, there are studio microphones for an enhanced video chatting experience.
The Surface Go 3 comes with optional LTE Advanced that will provide faster connectivity support. The tablet also supports Surface Go Signature Type Cover that works as a detachable keyboard with touchpad.