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Old 24-08-2018, 12:44 AM   #61
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Because Surface Go have a 3:2 aspect ratio screen, while iPad uses a 4:3 aspect ratio for their screen. Which means unless they increase the bezel size, the keyboard will have to be smaller.
The iPad Pro 10.5 smart keyboard cover is just 5mm wider than the Surface Go type cover. But there's a noticeable difference in the spaciousness of the keys. Here's a pic - note that the iPad Pro keyboard is closer to the camera.

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Old 24-08-2018, 09:08 AM   #62
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The iPad Pro 10.5 smart keyboard cover is just 5mm wider than the Surface Go type cover. But there's a noticeable difference in the spaciousness of the keys. Here's a pic - note that the iPad Pro keyboard is closer to the camera.

the feel of the Surface Go type cover beats the iPad Pro smart keyboard cover.
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Old 24-08-2018, 09:36 AM   #63
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the feel of the Surface Go type cover beats the iPad Pro smart keyboard cover.
Definitely. Far superior.
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Old 28-08-2018, 01:10 AM   #64
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Yes, spotted at Challenger Vivo, probably in other places as well. Pretty lightweight, nice screen, feels good in the hand.

Unfortunately the keyboard, while high quality, feels too cramped for me. I find the iPad Pro 10.5's smart keyboard just spacious enough, and the Go's keyboard is narrower than that.
The keyboard felt too cramped for me as well. Though I was standing, and only tried it for like maybe a minute. If I get it then I guess I'll get used to it.
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Old 28-08-2018, 09:39 PM   #65
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anyone managed to get one from retail shops? supposed to be out today but i checked out challenger, newstead, courts all don't have stock..
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Old 28-08-2018, 10:04 PM   #66
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Buy from Microsoft online store to qualify for shopbCk rebates
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Old 28-08-2018, 11:56 PM   #67
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Wat are the shock back rebates about?

Buy from Microsoft online store to qualify for shopbCk rebates
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Old 29-08-2018, 07:11 AM   #68
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yeah would be interested as well to know the shckback rebates
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Old 29-08-2018, 08:05 AM   #69
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Purchase from microsoft store get 1% rebate. Buy from Lazada for new customer is 2% rebate, existing 1% rebate. Go google for shopback.
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Old 29-08-2018, 04:24 PM   #70
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Waah. So tempted to get the Surface Go. Just tried a demo set at HN Millenia Walk.
It’s so light and compact.
Maybe I just wait for Comex 2018.

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Old 29-08-2018, 04:30 PM   #71
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I guess should be available at HN stores.

anyone managed to get one from retail shops? supposed to be out today but i checked out challenger, newstead, courts all don't have stock..
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Old 29-08-2018, 07:11 PM   #72
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More reasonable to use pen with surface GO. 12inch Surface pro is too big and heavy to hold it and write note.

Am tempted to replace existing surface pro to surface GO. Then use monitor when use it as PC.
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Old 29-08-2018, 08:52 PM   #73
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can this install software like any other normal laptop?
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Old 29-08-2018, 10:20 PM   #74
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the feel of the Surface Go type cover beats the iPad Pro smart keyboard cover.
This I don't deny. Though there are better iPad Pro keyboards from Logitech for example.
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Old 30-08-2018, 12:59 AM   #75
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just got my 8gb surface go, its pretty snappy but lags in chrome as per most reviews
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