Your tech news digest, by way of the DGiT Daily tech newsletter, for Friday, 2 October 2020.
1. New laptops: Microsoft’s new Surface line
Microsoft unveiled the Surface Laptop Go, and gave the Surface Pro X an update, further building out Microsoft’s Surface lineup.
So, does any of it matter? Let’s take a look.
Surface Laptop Go:
- The new Surface Laptop Go features a 12.4-inch touchscreen display, 10th Gen Intel CPU, starts at 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC storage options, with “13 hours” of battery with “typical device usage”, plus fast charging, and the good Surface keyboard, and 1.1kg.
- It also goes back to Windows 10 S, and the display is 1536×1024, which isn’t quite 1080p resolution.
- But it is trying to be affordable, starting at $549, which pushes it against the world of Chromebooks and iPads and Macs for educational purposes, or cheap portable options for those who need