Microsoft Surface Go review: The ultraportable laptop alternative

Few companies have produced affordable Windows devices that are firstly desirable and secondly portable. So Microsoft has decided it’s time to step into the ring with the Surface Go: an entry-level 2-in-1 to the Surface range, sitting below the Surface Pro.

The Go is a full Windows 10 laptop-tablet hybrid, albeit in Windows 10 S Mode. It’s affordable, at £379, but if you want a full-fat experience then you’ll need to buy the £100 Type Cover (backlit and available in black, platinum, burgundy or blue) and £100 Surface Pen stylus separately. That takes it to £579, which means it’s potentially more expensive than an iPad with Apple Pencil and a Bluetooth keyboard (not iPad Pro).

On balance, then, is the Surface Go the affordable, portable 2-in-1 champion that it purports to be?

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