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Microsoft Surface 3 LTE
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Microsoft Surface 3 LTE X7-Z8700 1.6GHz 128GB 10.8" 4G 3G Tablet

X7-Z8700 1.6GHz Windows 10 Home 128GB Aug 2015
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With its 10.8-inch Full HD display and thin, light frame that weighs under 1.5 pounds, Surface 3 is just the right size to take anywhere. And with Dolby Audio, an integrated 3-position Kickstand,... More
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Tech Review: Microsoft Surface 3 LTE

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Microsoft Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

We checked 2,786 expert and user reviews for Microsoft tablet computers and found that on average Microsoft has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Microsoft has good reviews specifically for its x7-Z8700 processor tablet computers.

Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

At 128 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface 3 LTE has a quite large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age. Across all the x7-Z8700 processor tablet computers that were released one year ago the internal storage capacitys range from 32GB to 130GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 80GB.

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3 Reasons Against

Only 850 3G Bands Supporteds

The Surface 3 LTE is an 850 megahertz 3G bands supported tablet.

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Very Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum graphics adapter memory of tablet computers that came out more than a year ago is 8MB, the largest is 17GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 3.4GB. The Surface 3 LTE has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memorys (only 8 megabytes) amongst tablets of this age.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The Surface 3 LTE is a one number of built-in speakers tablet. Most of the other tablets of this spec and age have one number of built-in speakers.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface 3 LTE

Released Over a Year Ago

Microsoft released the Surface 3 LTE over a year ago.

Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 8 megapixels, the Microsoft Surface 3 LTE has a pretty standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.

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Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other 10 comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for more than a year that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the number of processor coress on the Surface 3 LTE is four which is average.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.6 gigahertz, the Surface 3 LTE has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Surface 3 LTE.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Surface 3 LTE has a relatively average display diagonal (10.8 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Computing

User Reviews

Reviewed 8 March 2016 by G Nutley
(Verified Purchase)

A trouble-free set-up and update. I already have Windows 10 on a laptop and it continued on the Surface 3 to be excellent. Sadly after 3 days use it stopped working. Microsoft Support Services... Read more…

Reviewed 8 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

5 Stars! Arrived in 3 working days, Royal Mail inland United Kingdom. Perfect. Brand new in a sealed box. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED INDEED. Only problem is it looks like they need to source new stock.... Read more…

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£ 758.00
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One More Built-In Speaker
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2.3MP Lower Front Camera Resolution
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Surface 3 vs Surface 3 LTE

Microsoft Surface 3 vs Microsoft Surface 3 LTE
Microsoft Surface 3
x7-Z8700 1.6GHz 64GB 10.8"
Microsoft Surface 3 LTE
x7-Z8700 1.6GHz 128GB 10.8" 4G 3G
Significantly Shorter
User Reviews Are a Bit Better
Two Built-In Speakers
Two Months Newer
Vastly Smaller Internal Storage Capacity