Microsoft launched its ultra-portable Surface Go 3 at its 22 September event, and now the 2-in-1 is officially available to buy in both the UK and US.

With a 10.5in display and detachable keyboard, the Surface Go 3 is the smallest and lightest device that runs on Windows 11 – making it a great choice for students or anyone who wants productivity on the, well, go.

This year, Microsoft revved up the processing power with the addition of an Intel Core i3 chip on the top-end variant. The upgrade should make the device 60% faster than its predecessor (which ran on the Intel Pentium Gold). There's also a 4G version expected soon.

Read up on everything there is to know about the Surface Go 3, including all the specs, in our dedicated coverage.

The Surface Go 3 launched alongside the Surface Pro 8, Surface Pro X (2021), Surface Duo 2, and a brand new Surface Laptop Studio. Here's everything Microsoft announced at the event. Watch the show again here.

We're separately looking at where to buy the more powerful Surface Pro 8.

Despite an upgrade, the entry-level Surface Go is £30 cheaper than the Go 2 making it particularly tempting to snap up. Here we're looking at where you can buy the Surface Go 3 at the best price in both the UK and US.

Release date: When will the Microsoft Surface Go 3 go on sale?

The Surface Go 3 sales started 5 October in both the UK and US at the Microsoft Store:

Microsoft will also be releasing an option with cellular connectivity in select markets but we can't see any availability yet. Stay tuned for further updates!

Microsoft Surface Go 3

Where to buy the Surface Go 3 in the UK and US

UK retailers

Apart from going directly to the Microsoft Store, the Surface Go 3 is available from the following confirmed retailers:

While not confirmed, the following UK retailers may also eventually stock the Go 3 as they currently stock older generations of the Surface Go:

Related: Where to buy the new Microsoft Surface Duo 2 foldable phone.

US retailers

Apart from going to the Microsoft Store US, customers can pick up the Go 3 from the following retailers:

While we can't yet see Surface Go 3 availability from the retailers below, they currently stock the previous generations. It's possible we might see Surface Go 3 stock soon:

  • Staples - currently stocks original Surface Go 
  • Target - currently stocks Surface Go 2
  • Walmart - currently stock original Surface Go

How much does the Microsoft Surface Go 3 cost?

The Surface Go devices are available in three configurations and price-points:

  • 4GB RAM/64GB storage with Intel Pentium 6500Y processor - £369.99/$399.99
  • 8GB RAM/128GB storage with Intel Pentium 6500Y processor - £499.99/$549.99
  • 8GB RAM/128GB storage with Intel Core i3 processor - £569/$629.99

The entry-level option with 4GB RAM/64GB is £30 cheaper than entry-level Go 2, which cost £399 in UK. US pricing has remained the same at $399.99.

Microsoft is still selling the Type Cover separately, with prices starting at £99.99/$99.99 if you buy as a bundle. Otherwise, it'll cost you £124.99/$129.99.

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