Microsoft Surface Pro 3 – the new tablet with Windows 8.1
Microsoft introduced Surface Pro 3 – a new addition to the series tablets the company, which is known for its claims to replace laptop and high price. The new device, however, will be sold at a price of $ 499 and promises all of what is known to Windows as a free upgrade to Windows 10.
Microsoft Surface 3 features a 10.8″ display with 1920×1280 pixels (214 ppi) and an aspect ratio of 3:2, which is closer to the standard tablets than laptops (16:9).
Despite positioning for a lower class the Surface Pro 3, a new device running full version of Windows 8.1, and Windows RT failed, finally remained in the history as a topic on which Microsoft are unlikely to want ever to speak again.
New Surface Pro 3 is the first device on the market with a new Quad-core Intel Atom x7-Z8700 (Cherry Trail). The RAM is 2 or 4 GB depending on configuration, while the internal memory will be available with 64 or 128 GB. There is also a USB 3.0 port, DisplayPort, microUSB, stereo speakers with enhanced sound from Dolby Audio, 8-Megapixel main camera with autofocus and a front 3.5 MP camera. As for wireless standards, several of them here: there is support for Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, GPS and optional LTE.
Traditionally for this series the new model has the rear stand, which in this case supports three different positions. The Surface 3 is made of magnesium and the thickness of the device is 8.7 mm and weighs 622 grams making it the lightest tablet from Microsoft so far.
The tablet promises all-day performance on a single charge, or 10 hours of video viewing. Surface 3 can be used with a stylus, which, however, will be sold separately for $49.99. Keyboard which serves as a protective coating for the screen, also will be sold separately for $129.99.
The tablet will be available for $499 in a version with 2 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal memory (Wi-Fi only), and version with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal memory will cost $599 (wifi only). Model with 2GB RAM and 64 GB of internal memory + LTE will be available with a price tag of $599 and the most expensive option with 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and LTE will be offered for $699.
Microsoft will release the tablet in may.