Microsoft has announced the Surface Go 3 tablet integrated with the new Intel processor. In this post, we will dig into the specs, features, availability, and expected price of the Microsoft Surface Go 3 in Nepal.

Microsoft Surface Go 3 Overview

Display and Design

The Microsoft Surface Go 3 sports a 10.5-inch PixelSense Display with a 1500:1 measure in contrast ratio. It has 1920×1280 pixels resolution protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The tablet also supports Surface Pen for easy navigation.

The device has a fold-out stand like the other Surface devices from Microsoft. It is thin and light in comparison to its predecessor.

Performance

There are two options in processors for the Microsoft Surface Go 3 – an Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y and an Intel Core i3-10100Y. Both processors enhance the performance level by 60% than the Surface Go 2.

As per memory, it has 4/8GB LPDDR3 RAM coupled with 128GB of SSD. The tablet also has a microSD×C card slot. The device with pack Windows 11 out of the box. Moreover, it has 11 hours of battery endurance.

Camera and Extras

On the optical part, there is a 5.0MP camera sensor up front while the rear panel has an 8.0MP lens. The latter can shoot 1080p videos as well. The former shows significance for the Windows Hello facial recognition used for security purposes. Finally, there is a stereo speaker with the support of Dolby Audio. It also features a 3.5mm headphone jack for music and calls.

There is Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, one Surface Connect port, and a Surface Type Cover Port.

Microsoft Surface Go 3 Specifications

  • Display: 10.5” PixelSense, 3:2 aspect ratio, 1500:1 contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Surface Pen
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1280 (220 PPI)
  • Chipset: Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y / Intel Core i3-10100Y
  • Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 615
  • RAM: 4/8GB LPDDR3 
  • Storage: 64GB eMMC, 128GB SSD
  • Software: Windows 11
  • Rear Camera: 8MP 
  • Front Camera: 5MP with Windows Hello face recognition
  • Battery: Up to 11 hours
  • Audio: Dual far-field studio mics, 2W stereo speakers with Dolby Audio
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.0 
  • Ports: 1 x USB-C, 3.5 mm headphone jack, 1 x Surface Connect port, Surface Type Cover Port, microSDXC Card Reader

Microsoft Surface Go 3 Price in Nepal

The United States has a starting price of USD 400 for the Pentium version with 4/64GB memory. Likewise, the other one with 8/128GB storage has a price rate of USD 630. If it ever reaches Nepal, we estimate the Microsoft Surface Go 3 price to start around NPR 55,000.

ModelMicrosoft Surface Go 3 Price in the USMicrosoft Surface Go 3 Price in Nepal (expected)
Microsoft Surface Go 3 (Intel Pentium, 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB eMMC storage (Wi-Fi))USD 400NPR 55,000
Microsoft Surface Go 3 (Intel Pentium, 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 128GB SSD (Wi-Fi))USD 500NPR 68,000
Microsoft Surface Go 3 (Intel Core i3, 8GB LPDDR3RAM, 128GB SSD (Wi-Fi))USD 630NPR 83,000