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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 1.5GHz 128GB 12" Tablet

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1.5GHz Windows 10 Pro 128GB 12" Nov 2015
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Revolutionary laptop With the Kickstand, optional Type Cover, and multiple ports (including full-size USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, and microSD card reader), Surface Pro 3 delivers the power,... More
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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Microsoft tablet computer received a "Gold" from Gamestar.de who thought that this tablet computer was fantastic.

Good Expert Reviews

Tablet expert review website gamestar.de scored this tablet computer 85%. This puts this Microsoft tablet computer in the top 5% of all the tablet computers that have been around for more than a year when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this Microsoft tablet computer on average 87 out of 100.

Nice Design

Several people said in their reviews that the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 was good looking. Techworld.com said in their Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review “Beautiful new display screen with higher resolution” . Macworld.co.uk mentioned “Gorgeous, highres display” in their review of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. Macworld.co.uk also wrote “Beautiful design”.

One customer who reviewed this tablet considered that it was a good design. One Microsoft Surface Pro 3 reviewer said in their reviews that it was neat. Two years ago Macworld.co.uk mentioned “Neat OneNote integration”.

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Microsoft Has Good Tablet Reviews

Microsoft tablet computers have good reviews on average and across all tablets Microsoft is one of the better rated brands.

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Good Battery Life

One Microsoft Surface Pro 3 owner who reviewed the product considered that it had a good battery life. Macworld.co.uk mentioned “Very Good Battery Life”.

Easy to Use

Two Microsoft Surface Pro 3 reviewers concluded that the product was easy to use. Techworld.com said “Makes the tablet easier to use as a standalone device” in their review. Two years ago Macworld.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 “Easier to use as a standalone tablet”.

Two Microsoft Surface Pro 3 reviewers thought the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Macworld.co.uk mentioned “Keyboard can be propped up at a more comfortable angle” in their Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review. Macworld.co.uk also said “Comfortable touchpad”.

One Microsoft Surface Pro 3 reviewer said that this tablet was easy to setup. Macworld.co.uk wrote in their review “A new kickstand makes it easier to set up and use” .

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Good Product Quality

One person who bought the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 reckoned that it was good quality. Macworld.co.uk wrote in their review of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 “Superb display quality”.

Robust

One customer who purchased the product thought it was well made. Macworld.co.uk wrote “Great build”.

Good Size

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Macworld.co.uk wrote “Remarkably thin and light for a machine with laptop guts” in their review. Macworld.co.uk also said “The Surface Pro 3 is thinner and lighter than the previous two versions, despite having a larger 12inch display”. Macworld.co.uk also mentioned “Thinnest, lightest Core Intel tablet we've seen”.

One Microsoft Surface Pro 3 reviewer said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Macworld.co.uk wrote “Screen, very good keyboard cover, useful stylus and handwriting recognition, lightweight” in their review.

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Quite Large Screen Size

Across all the tablet computers that came out more than a year ago the screen sizes range from 4.2" to 19". With a screen size of 12 inches, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a very large screen size compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Surface Pro 3, the internal storage capacity of the Surface Pro 3 of 128 gigabytes is one of the largest. The average internal storage capacity of tablets of this age and spec is 29GB, and the internal storage capacity range from 1.1GB to 520GB.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the Surface Pro 3 has a very high front camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro 3. The lowest front camera resolution of tablets that were released one year ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 8MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.5MP.

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Quite Large Internal Memory

The Surface Pro 3 has a fairly large internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Surface Pro 3. The average internal memory of comparable spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 is 1.9GB.

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2160 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The biggest display resolution of the Surface Pro 3 is 2160 x 1440 pixels. That's over three times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The worst display resolution of all tablets of this spec and age is 800 x 400 pixels and the best is 2732 x 2048 pixels.

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8 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A number of Microsoft Surface Pro 3 owners who purchased this tablet agreed that it was not cheap. Techworld.com mentioned “Expensive when you get into the higherend models”. Two years ago Macworld.co.uk mentioned “Some people will find it expensive” in their review.

One Microsoft Surface Pro 3 reviewer concluded that the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 was not good value for money. Macworld.co.uk said “Relatively Pricey”.

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Inferior for Games

One Microsoft Surface Pro 3 owner said in their reviews that it was not good playing games on. Techworld.com said two years ago “Not great for portable gaming”.

Not 3G Compatible

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is not 3G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablets that were released around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 are also not 3G compatible.

If you would prefer a tablet computer that is 3G compatible then you might want to consider the Samsung GT-N8000 Galaxy Note[plb_2668414_price].

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Not 4G Compatible

The Surface Pro 3 is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets of this age and spec are also not 4G compatible.

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Only Two Processor Cores

Most tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Surface Pro 3 have between two and seven processor cores, including the Surface Pro 3 which has two processor cores.

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Pricey

Tablet computers that have been around for more than a year range in price from £50 to £2,628. We think that this tablet computer looks expensive compared to other tablet computers that have been around for more than a year.

Only Microsoft Surface Cover Docking Connector Type

The docking connector type of this tablet computer is Microsoft Surface Cover, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Heavy

The average weight of tablets of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro 3 is 520g. The Surface Pro 3 is one of the heavier similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro 3 (800 grams) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this tablet computer was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Surface Pro 3 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Surface Pro 3.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a relatively standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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17 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(163)
12 October 2015

With many clones arriving from the likes of HP, Dell and Lenovo, Microsoft has announced a new version of its Surface tablet . But how what's different compared to the old version? Find out in our... Read more…

11 September 2015

Microsoft fans will feel a curious sense of déjà vu when looking at the iPad Pro. From the multitasking features in iOS 9 to the stylus and the keyboard case, Apple's upcoming 12.9in tablet... Read more…

27 May 2015

It was last September when my Ultrabook screen went blank and never came back. I was gutted; Not only because it was my favourite PC but because I was half-way through reporting on the IFA... Read more…

The idea wasn't entirely accepted, however, due to the first two generations of Surface having a few foibles. But two false starts later and we now have something that seems a bit more refined.The... Read more…

26 May 2015

Microsoft gets it right at the third time of trying - the Surface Pro 3 is a superb hybrid...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 March 2015 by Seth
Seth would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Hey I noticed a couple of negative reviews on this site and just wanted to say DO NOT LISTEN TO THEM. One guy gave it 1 star because of "value". He said he bought a Dell with a 500gb hardrive... Read more…

Reviewed 30 October 2014 by Es316303
Es316303 would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Verified Purchase)

Great product, but ad is misleading. Tablet does not come with keyboard, which is available for additional money...

Reviewed 4 August 2014 by DougHolland
DougHolland would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I purchase the Surface Pro 3 with the Intel Core i7 and 512GB SSD to use with apps such as Visual Studio 2013 and Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC etc. With the forthcoming... Read more…

Reviewed 25 June 2014 by Gibber
Gibber would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

This is a great product but Best Buy has a typo on the specifications. The Height is not 0.4 inches and the depth is not 7.9 inches. I think they mixed these numbers up...

Reviewed 22 September 2014 by 1BestBuyClient

I was really looking forward to buying the surface Pro 3. I paid for it and patiently awaited 3 to 4 weeks for shipping. I'm 65 years old and retired yet..... I was as happy as a child in a candy... Read more…

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