Our lightest, fastest and most affordable Surface 2 in 1 laptop yet!
On July 10th, Microsoft proudly announced the arrival of a new addition to the Surface family, the Surface Go! As Educators, many of us play different roles throughout the day, moving from classroom to classroom to planning engaging lesson at home. A tethered desktop laptop can prevent us from being agile and we want ways to boost productivity and tackle the teacher work load. The Surface team strive to adapt to this dynamic way of working and to strike a balance between performance and versatility of a laptop. We are encouraging our students to work in a variety of ways and that can be possible with the right device! Pioneering a 2:1 model can provide the mobility of a tablet with the performance of a laptop, inspiring new ways of creating and delivering in the classroom.
Quick Fire Education Stats:
- 10” Screen, weighing 1.15 pounds and 8.3mm thin
- MSRP £379
- High-resolution PixelSense Display
- Built to watch videos, create art or editing photos
- Designed to scale most school textbooks for comfort in portrait and landscape mode
- Writing on the screen feels natural
- Built for Microsoft 365 Education experience
- Perfect for using 3D and Mixed Reality experiences within Windows 10 in S-Mode
- Read or watch in Tablet Mode, type on Laptop Mode and draw in Studio Mode
- Enjoy better accuracy with an extra-large trackpad
What are the benefits?
Having a 2:1 device means that you will be able to not only use it as a laptop for planning, data and email; it also serves as a tablet for delivering content in the classroom without being tethered to the front of the classroom. This agile model ensures all students are engaged with their work and responding to live feedback in 21st century delivery of teaching and learning with the Surface Go at the heart of it!
Can I use Office 365 with the Surface Go?
The Surface Go has been built to provide a high-quality experience of using Office 365 and is completely cloud based. For schools looking to migrate to cloud, having a powerful laptop that can run these applications benefits not only educators, but students. Presentations with Sway, take digital notes with OneNote, import 3D models into PowerPoint and download your favourite Apps for the Classroom . Performance and reliability have not been compromised for this powerful new addition to the Surface family!
How will students benefit?
Whether they’re collaborating in groups or mapping the edges of the universe, Surface Go helps students achieve better and varied outcomes with it’s premium 2-in-1 functionality that balances the performance and portability they need. Enhanced Lesson customisation with Office 365 and seamless tools like Microsoft Teams enable assignment creation, progress tracker and more!
Supporting more inclusive Classrooms!
At the heart of Microsoft Education, accessibility is built in, never bolted on! Customising the experience for users is easy to manage and configuration saved for when they sign on for a personalised learning experience and outcome. Every student has the right to learn and the design of the Surface Go showcases the best of Microsoft Education’s inclusive learning tools like Immersive Reader, Accessibility Checker and Microsoft Translator.
Education institutions who are interested in finding out more and how they can get tailored, early access should reach out to one of our ‘Microsoft Education Experts’ - https://info.microsoft.com/ww-landing-microsoft-education-contact-us.html
If you are just looking to find out more about Surface Go head to this site here - https://www.microsoft.com/surface/business/education