Palm rejection should be better on the Surface Go 2 following its recent firmware update.

What you need to know

  • The Surface Go 2 has a new firmware update.
  • The update improves pen performance when a palm is touching the screen.
  • The update also improves system stability.

Microsoft just rolled out a firmware update for the Surface Go 2. The update improves pen performance when a palm is on the screen and also improves general stability.

Here’s a look at what’s new, according to Microsoft’s Surface Update History:

  • Elantech Ltd. – Firmware – 64.26.0.0: Surface Touch – Firmware – improves pen performance when your palm is on the device.
  • Surface – Firmware – 1.0.1.0: Surface UEFI – Firmware – improves system stability.

The Surface Go 2 is a recent addition to Microsoft’s Surface lineup. It has a larger display than its predecessor while maintaining the same body size. You can check out our full review of the Surface Go 2 to read more about the device.

The latest firmware update for the Surface Go 2 should be available now through Windows Update.

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The new Surface Go 2 packs a larger 10.5-inch higher resolution display, thinner bezels, more power and storage for all your on-the-go computing tasks. It’s also compatible with previous and new accessories.