After a long wait Microsoft is finally releasing the LTE version of the Surface Go tablet this month. It will be available in the US and Canada this November 20th just before Thanksgiving, followed by other countries in the days after. you might see that pre-orders are already open, giving you the chance to purchase it right before the holidays.
The Microsoft Surface Go LTE tablet will costs $679, and includes: 128GB of storage, 8GB RAM and the same 4415Y processor as the other models — it costs $130 more than the equivalent. You’ll need to buy a keyboard separately, as the tablet ships without a Type cover, and that will cost you an extra $129.99.
Microsoft is charging businesses users an extra 100$ for a total of $729 for the LTE model, but they also have a choice for the version with 256GB of storage for $829. The commercial version of the tablet ships with Windows 10 Pro, while the consumer model ships with Windows 10 Home in S Mode, which only allows users to run apps from the Microsoft Store (though you can switch to Windows 10 Home for free).
The battery life specs in the Surface Go with LTE reports to last 8.5 hours on a single charge, which is half an hour less than the WiFi model. Meanwhile, at launch, cellular providers supporting the device include AT&T, Verizon, DoCoMo, SoftBank, KDDI, EE UK, Vodafone UK and Sprint. Microsoft is releasing the LTE model just a few months after debuting the WiFi version of its smallest tablet to date.