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Microsoft Surface Go 3: New Intel processors to increase the performance of your cheapest Windows tablet by up to 60%

Microsoft has updated its Surface to take advantage of the arrival of Windows 11. Along with the new Surface Pro 8 comes the Microsoft Surface Go 3, your cheapest and lightest tablet with Intel processors.

This year’s model arrives with a design and features similar to that of the Surface Go 2, but with a significant leap in performance from one generation to the next.

Microsoft Surface Go 3 datasheet

Microsoft Surface Go 3


10.5 inch PixelSense


1,920 x 1,280 pixels with 3: 2 ratio (220dpi)
Gorilla Glass 3


4 / 8 GB LPDDR3


Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y
Intel Core i3-10100Y
Intel Core M3


64 / 128 GB eMMC / SSD


Surface Connect, USB Type-C, MicroSDXC, 3.5 mm jack for audio, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, WiFi 6

Operating system

Windows 11 Home

Dimensions and weight

245 × 175 × 8,3 mm
544 g


439 euros

A leap in performance for one of the smallest Windows devices


The Surface Go 3 maintains the size and screen of the previous model, with a 10.5-inch PixelSense panel with FullHD resolution and 3: 2 aspect ratio. Inside we have versions of 4 and 8 GB of RAM, accompanied by different Intel processors.

This year we are offered a first configuration with the Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y, another with the Core i3-10100Y and a third with the Core M3 processor. In comparison, the Surface Go 2 offered the Gold 4425Y.

According to Microsoft data, This improvement in processors translates into a performance increase of up to 60%.

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Without specifying a battery, Microsoft promises an autonomy of up to 11 hours of typical use, and can be charged via USB type C.

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At the connectivity level, the Surface Go 3 offers USB Type-C ports, card reader, WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0. For the front camera we have a 5 megapixel sensor with Windows Hello facial recognition support and for the rear an 8 MP sensor with auto-focus.

The new Surface Go 3 will be offered with Windows 11, being as it could not be otherwise one of the first devices to offer this version. Additionally, Surface Pen compatibility is offered.

Surface Go 3 availability and price

The new Surface Go 3 is now available to book in Spain at an official price from 439 euros. The model with LTE connectivity will be available from 2022.

  • Microsoft Surface Go 3 (4 / 64 GB / Intel Pentium 6500Y): 439 euros
  • Microsoft Surface Go 3 (8 / 128 GB / Intel Pentium 6500Y): 599 euros
  • Microsoft Surface Go 3 (8 / 128 GB / Intel Core i3): 679 euros

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