The standard Microsoft Surface Pen is great for students that need to draw or handwrite work, but it has several flaws which make it a difficult choice in schools: It’s really expensive. A replacement Surface Pen can cost upwards of £100/$100. It’s easy to lose — those magnets are not the strongest. In the hands […]
When the original Surface Go was released in 2018, it marked a shift in Microsoft’s target audience for the Surface range. Where previously Surface had been the domain of the elite customer prepared to spend £800 plus on a new laptop, now the same premium build quality, stunning screen, and mature ecosystem of peripherals was available to all schools.
The Surface Go 2 takes what worked in the original and improves on it. Any schools deploying devices to students or considering BYOD schemes now have an additional device to consider.
The “X” moniker has become used to identify hardware that’s a little experimental, a little niche, and usually a little overpriced. In that regard the Surface Pro X owns its name but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it. For schools, the SPX might be the most important hardware release of the last few years. […]