Microsoft has rolled out a new firmware update for the Surface Go and its LTE sibling. The most affordable device in the company’s Surface ranger has been bumped to Firmware version 188.8.131.52. 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.
- UEFI – Firmware 184.108.40.206 – resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
Surface Go LTE
- Surface UEFI – Firmware 220.127.116.11 – resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
- Generic IO & Memory Access – System devices 18.104.22.168 – resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
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.