Surface Go Vs. Surface Pro: Which Is Right For You?

Living in this era where people are having a work-from-home lifestyle, Microsoft has brought a budget-friendly laptop. Microsoft Surface Pro has already gained huge attention due to its high-end specification and performance. However, the Surface Go is the lighter version of Microsoft Surface Pro. Talking about the look and dimension, they are almost similar; however, you will see the difference in performance. The base variant of the Surface Go comes with eMMC storage and it makes the device a little bit slower. However, the top variant has SSD and on the other side, the Surface Pro versions- base variant and top variant come with SSD. Apart from storage type, there are many more differences. Both these devices have their pros and cons. If you want to know which one will be right for you, you can check the following points.

Microsoft Surface GoMicrosoft Surface Pro
ProsPocket-friendly priceStrong build qualityLightweight and smallGood for educational useConsAverage performanceCramped keyboardFull-size USB ports are missingProsPowerful Intel i7 processor and Iris Plus graphicsGood battery lifeIt has support to pen, keyboard cover, and kickstandHigh-resolution displayConsPrice remains on the higher side.The users will have to purchase a pen and type cover separately.No Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C port.


If we analyze the display, Microsoft Surface Pro is offering a better display than Microsoft Surface Go in terms of resolution and protection. Apart from resolution, you will get better pixel density on Microsoft Surface Pro and along with this; you will get Gorilla Glass 3 protection. All these things definitely enhance the viewing experience. On the other side, if we talk about the display of Microsoft Surface Go, it offers an average display. If you want to use the Surface device for educational purposes, the Go version will be good for you.


When it comes to performance, Microsoft Surface Pro is a clear winner. Surface Pro has SSD storage and a powerful Intel i7 processor and on the other side, Surface Go comes with entry-level Pentium Gold processor. Talking about the RAM, the base variants of both Surface Go and Surface Pro come with 4GB RAM. However, when it comes to storage, the base variant of pro has 128 GB SSD storage and on the other side, the base variant of GO offers 64GB eMMC storage.

As of now, you have understood the main difference between Surface Go and Surface Pro. So, grab it as per your requirements.

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