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What you need to know

  • Microsoft recently released a firmware update for the Surface Go 3.
  • It is the first update shipped to the device, though it doesn't appear to contain any noteworthy features.
  • Surface updates are released in stages, so you may not see the most recent firmware update for the Surface Go 3 at this time.

Microsoft launched the Surface Go 3 around six months ago, but the device only received its first firmware update this week. On April 25, 2022, Microsoft released an update for Surface Go 3 devices running the Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2) or greater.

While the update is the Surface Go 3's first since its launch, it doesn't include any notable improvements, at least based on its release notes.

Windows Update Name Device Manager
Surface - Firmware - Surface UEFI – Firmware
Surface - Firmware - Surface ME - Firmware
Intel - System - 2120.100.0.1085 Intel Management Engine Interface - System Devices
Surface – Firmware – Surface Mobile Broadband Update Device – Firmware
Surface – Firmware – Surface EC – Firmware

The Surface Go 3 is one of the best Windows tablets, especially if you're looking for a smaller device. Since its initial launch, Microsoft released a more affordable LTE version of the device ($500).

You can download the update through the Windows Settings app or Microsoft's website.

Surface Go

Surface Go 3

The Surface Go 3 is a compact 2-in-1 from Microsoft that's a solid choice for students and people who need a device for light productivity. It recently received its first firmware update since its launch.

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