Every aspect of Surface 3 has been meticulously crafted from the strong, light frame with a 3-position Kickstand to the 10.8 high-resolution screen. Surface is elegant and durable enough to take...
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5 Reasons For
Microsoft Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews
X7-Z8700 processor tablet computers produced by Microsoft have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all tablet computers (not just x7-Z8700 processor tablet computers) and found that Microsoft also has good ratings across its entire range.
Very Large Included Memory Card Size
Comparable spec tablets that were released around the same time as the Surface 3 have included memory card sizes of between 16GB and 64GB. With an included memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Surface 3 has a very large included memory card size compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Surface 3.
1080p Video Recording Mode
This tablet computer has a 1080p video recording mode, which is the most commonly found video recording mode on comparable spec tablets that came out around the same time as it.
Fairly Long Continuous Video Playback Time
The continuous video playback times of tablets of this age and spec range from 3h to 14h. The Surface 3 has one of the longer continuous video playback times (10 hours) amongst tablet computers of this age.
The average height of x7-Z8700 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Surface 3 is 37mm. The Microsoft Surface 3 is one of the shorter tablet computers that are a similar age to the Surface 3 (only 8.7 millimeters) amongst similar spec tablets of this age.
4 Reasons Against
Not 4G Compatible
The Surface 3 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Surface 3 are also not 4G compatible.
Not 3G Compatible
The Microsoft Surface 3 is not 3G compatible. Most of the other x7-Z8700 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface 3 do are 3G compatible.
Only One Built-In Speaker
Most x7-Z8700 processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Surface 3 have between one and three built-in speakers, including the Surface 3 which has one built-in speaker.
Very Small Solid-State Drive Capacity
The Surface 3 has a fairly small solid-state drive capacity (only 64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface 3. The solid-state drive capacities of comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Surface 3 range from 64GB to 260GB, and the average solid-state drive capacity is 140GB.
+1 More reason against
6 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface 3
Released Over a Year Ago
This x7-Z8700 processor tablet computer was released over a year ago.
Average Rear Camera Resolution
With a rear camera resolution of 8 megapixels, the Surface 3 has a fairly typical rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.
Four Processor Cores
Compared to the other nine similar spec tablet computers that were released more than a year ago that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the Microsoft Surface 3 has four processor cores which is average.
+4 Other reasons
Average Internal Storage Capacity
At 128 gigabytes, the Surface 3 has a relatively standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Surface 3.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.6 gigahertz, the Microsoft Surface 3 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other x7-Z8700 processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface 3.
Average Screen Size
The Surface 3 has a pretty typical screen size (10.8 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.