Microsoft launched new Surface Pro 3 with Core i3 and i7 processors on August 1st,2014. Earlier in May 21st,2014 Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet pre-booking started and was released on June 20th,2014 in US and Canada,however it was only the version with Core i5 processor which was released at that time. For those who are wondering what is Microsoft Surface Pro, I would like to tell that it is a tablet cum computer series running on windows 8 and later which was introduced on June 18th 2012 by Microsoft. Windows Surface Pro 3 is the latest in Microsoft Surface tablet computer series.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with Core i3 and i7 variants will be available in US and Canada form August 1st 2014.By the en of this month i.e. August 2014 , new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 will be available in 26 different countries.
Processor-Both Core i3 and i7 variants of windows surface pro 3 tablet like i5 variant are having 4th generation Intel Core processor with TPM chip for enterprise security.
Storage- Core i3 variant is only available in one storage size which is 64 GB whereas i7 is available in two storage sizes which are 256 GB and 512 GB respectively.
Display-Display size for Pro 3 is bigger than the previous Pro’s launched by Microsoft. Pro 3 has a 12 inch screen size and is thinner and lighter as compared to Surface Pro 2.
Battery-Pro 3 features a good healthy battery which is stated to give 9 hours of browsing backup and 1 year in sleep mode.
Accessories-Pro 3 is accompanied by a few accessories which are needed for good user experience.One of them is a redesigned keyboard(Type Cover) which is quite a handful for a user friendly experience. Along with keyboard Bluetooth Active Pen powered by battery is provided.
Core i3 processor 64 GB variant is priced at $799 and Core i7 processor with 256 GB and 512 GB are priced at $1,549 and $1,949 respectively.
Microsoft Surface Pro has given a tough competition to tablets like iPad or Samsung Tabs and at the same time high end laptops like ultrabooks which can be converted to laptops according to desired usage are facing a healthy competition from Microsoft Surface Tablet Computers.