Microsoft has announced the Surface Pro 3: the tablet that can replace your laptop
Microsoft introduced Surface Pro 3 the thinnest tablet with Intel Core i7 and 12″ display, which inherits not only the power of the previous generation, but also the design.
Despite the fact that the new tablet is equipped with a large 12-inch display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels (aspect ratio 3:2; pixel density 216 ppi), the Surface Pro 3 weighs only 800 grams, and the thickness of its body is 9.1 mm. Screen Pro 3 has 6% more area than the 13-inch Macbook Air.
The device that Microsoft is positioning as a full-fledged replacement for a conventional notebook, uses the Intel Core i7 fourth generation with HD graphics 4400, thereby providing more than sufficient performance for heavy applications like Photoshop.
Tablet got a new rack on the back of the case, which offers another position for additional modes of operation, suitable for stylus use.
Has been improved and the keyboard (Type Cover) is attached to the Surface Pro 3. According to Microsoft, working with her will be comfortable, even when she is on your lap. In addition to the new keyboard Type Cover for Surface Pro 3 will be offered a docking station that provides additional interfaces in addition to USB 3.0 port, which is equipped with the tablet.
Changed the position of the Windows button, which is now on the vertical side of the device. The cooling provided by the fan which, according to the company, 30% more efficient.
As for the multimedia capabilities, the Surface Pro 3 has two 5 megapixel cameras – front and rear – which can shoot 1080p video at 30 frames per second. Microsoftтакже boasted improved front speakers of the tablet, which are now 45% louder.
Of course, will be available to less powerful but more affordable configuration with Intel Core i3 or i5. Depending on configuration, the tablet will offer up to 8GB of RAM and up to 512 GB of internal memory. And the cost of the device will vary from 799 to 1949 dollars, again, depending on the selected configuration.