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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 256GB 12" Tablet

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Windows 8 Pro 256GB 12" 1 Feb 2014
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The Surface Pro 3 is the slimmest and lightest Microsoft tablet yet. With serious Intel Core i7 processing, 8 GB of RAM and a Full HD screen, you can work, play, design and create wherever you... More
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7 Reasons For

Microsoft Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Microsoft has good average ratings for its tablet computers as well as across its entire tablet computer range compared to other manufacturers.

Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

Comparable spec tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Surface Pro 3 have internal storage capacity of between 0.25GB and 260GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 19GB. When compared to other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Surface Pro 3 that we have assessed the internal storage capacity of, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3's internal storage capacity of 256 gigabytes is one of the largest.

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Quite Large Screen Size

When compared to other tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro 3, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3's screen size of 12 inches is one of the largest. Across all the tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3 the screen sizes range from 3.5" to 19", and the average screen size is 8.6".

Other 12" tablets currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Microsoft Surface Pro[plb_3099306_price].

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Very Large Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Surface Pro 3's internal memory is one of the largest amongst tablets of a comparable type and age to the Surface Pro 3. Across all the tablets of a comparable type and age to the Surface Pro 3 the internal memory range from 0.25GB to 8GB.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4.0 le Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on tablets that came out more than two years ago.

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2160 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Surface Pro 3 has a maximum display resolution of 2160 x 1440 pixels. That's over three times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The display resolution of all tablets of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro 3 ranges from 480 x 272 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 2560 pixels (best).

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Very Thin

The thicknesses of tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 range from 4mm to 280mm, and the average thickness is 51mm. At only 9 millimeters, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Only One Processor Core

Most tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Surface Pro 3 have between one and seven processor cores, including the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 which has one processor core.

If this Microsoft tablet has too few processor cores then you might want to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3[plb_2986212_price] (2 processor cores).

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Not 3G Compatible

The Surface Pro 3 is not 3G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro 3 are also not 3G compatible.

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Not 4G Compatible

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is not 4G compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other tablets of this age and spec are also not 4G compatible.

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Heavy

At 800 grams, the Surface Pro 3 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3. The lightest tablet that was released around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 is 120g heavy and the heaviest is 8.5kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Microsoft released the Surface Pro 3.

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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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