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Microsoft Issues Firmware Update for Surface Go and Surface Go LTE

The Surface Go and its Surface Go LTE variant have received new firmware updates that patch several security holes.

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has rolled out a new firmware update for the and its LTE sibling. The most affordable device in the company's Surface ranger has been bumped to Firmware version 1.0.19.0. Its LTE variant receives the same build number but has a slightly different changelog.

Starting with the regular Surface Go. Microsoft says the latest firmware patch solves several security vulnerabilities. Looking at the Surface Go LTE, it receives the same security patches while also getting a fix for a separate security issue that was unique to the device.

You can check out the full changelogs below

Microsoft releases a new firmware update for the Surface Go, and Surface Go LTE, the most affordable members of the Surface family.

Surface Go

  • UEFI – Firmware 1.0.19.0 – resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.

Surface Go LTE

  • Surface UEFI – Firmware 1.0.19.0 – resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
  • Generic IO & Memory Access – System devices 1.5.5.0 – resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.

Affordable Surface

As mentioned, the Go is the least pricey of Microsoft's hardware. It launched in August 2018 and costs $399 MSRP from the Microsoft Store. Specs for the standard version are as follows:

  • Screen: 10″ PixelSense™
  • Display Resolution: 1800 x 1200 (217 PPI) resolution
  • Battery: Up to 9 hours of video playback
  • Intel® Pentium® Gold Processor 4415Y
  • 4GB or 8GB of RAM
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera
  • 1 x USB-C 3.5 mm headphone jack, 1 x Surface Connect port, Surface Type Cover port, microSDXC card reader
  • Compatible with Surface Dial

The Surface Go LTE followed in November last year. As the name suggests, it adds cellular connectivity to the device, but at a more substantial price of $679.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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