Microsoft launches matte black Surface Go 3 with optional LTE

Is Microsoft's Surface Go line of tablets designed for hardcore computer users? Absolutely not. That is OK though. Not everybody is a gamer or enthusiast. Look, some of us just need to get basic work done. And so, an affordable computer with meager specifications, such as the Surface Go, can be a wise purchase. After all, you can turn it into a laptop by purchasing the optional keyboard cover or a desktop by connecting it to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.

If you have been on the fence about purchasing a Surface Go 3 -- the latest model -- I have some great news. Beginning today, Microsoft is selling a beautiful new version. No, the specifications are not different, but the body is... sort of. You see, the little tablet is now being offered in a beautiful matte black color.

Like the platinum variant of the Surface Go 3, there are two processor options -- the Intel Pentium 6500Y and Core i3-10100Y. The platinum model is offered with either 4GB or 8GB RAM, but the matter black version is only offered with 8GB RAM. Internal storage is limited to a 128GB SSD. LTE connectivity is an option, but only on the Core i3 model. Sadly, 5G is not available.

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If you want to buy your own matte black Surface Go 3, you can order it from Microsoft directly here. Pricing starts at $549, but I would caution against buying the Pentium model since the superior Core i3 variant is only $80 more. And while the type cover is technically an optional accessory, it is an essential part of the laptop experience and should be strongly considered.

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