1. Gealan's Avatar
    I'm wondering about getting a Surface Go (8GB/128GB). I'm interested to know how well it works with the pen. Is ink to text conversion fast enough to be useable and not annoying? Does a PDF reader app like Xodo work well?

    I'm attracted by the size and weight of the Go vs. the Pro. I will use it for pen input, PDF reading and editing in Word/PowerPoint. (Apart from web browsing and checking mail and social media.) Not a heavy user.

    I already have a laptop (ageing but still working Toshiba Satellite Z930) and a home desktop, so I don't need a laptop replacement tablet. But if the Go is not up to inking then I can go Pro.
    08-25-2018 01:36 AM
  2. jnjroach's Avatar
    I'm wondering about getting a Surface Go (8GB/128GB). I'm interested to know how well it works with the pen. Is ink to text conversion fast enough to be useable and not annoying? Does a PDF reader app like Xodo work well?

    I'm attracted by the size and weight of the Go vs. the Pro. I will use it for pen input, PDF reading and editing in Word/PowerPoint. (Apart from web browsing and checking mail and social media.) Not a heavy user.

    I already have a laptop (ageing but still working Toshiba Satellite Z930) and a home desktop, so I don't need a laptop replacement tablet. But if the Go is not up to inking then I can go Pro.
    I use it to ink 8-10 hours a day....I leave my ink as ink but I do use the ink input panel without issue. I use my Go more than my SB2 now....

    Xodo should work fine, I use PDFAnnotator and it handles it with no issues.
    Gealan and HeyCori like this.
    08-25-2018 08:59 AM
  3. bulls96's Avatar
    I use it to ink 8-10 hours a day....I leave my ink as ink but I do use the ink input panel without issue. I use my Go more than my SB2 now....

    Xodo should work fine, I use PDFAnnotator and it handles it with no issues.
    My 4 year old son actually uses it to draw using the sketch pad app

    Don't mind it since it's not a $1000+ or 2000 gadget.
    HeyCori and jnjroach like this.
    08-25-2018 05:46 PM
  4. jnjroach's Avatar
    My 4 year old son actually uses it to draw using the sketch pad app

    Don't mind it since it's not a $1000+ or 2000 gadget.
    I just picked up a 4/64 one for my niece to draw and for school. Type cover and pen.
    HeyCori likes this.
    08-26-2018 10:30 AM

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