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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 I3-4020Y 1.5GHz 64GB 12" Tablet

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I3-4020Y 1.5GHz Windows 8.1 Pro 64GB Oct 2015
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Revolutionary LaptopWith the Kickstand, optional click-in keyboard, 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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1080p Video Recording Modes

This tablet has a 1080p video recording modes, which is the most frequently found video recording modes on comparable spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as it.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on comparable spec tablets that have been available for more than a year.

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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 frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Comparable spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 display resolutions range from 800 x 400 pixels to 3840 x 2560 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet computer has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on comparable spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Thin

The average depth of i3-4020Y processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 is 11mm, and the depths range from 9mm to 13mm. With a depth of only 9.1 millimeters, the Surface Pro 3 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 4G

Like most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3, the Surface Pro 3 is not 4G.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The rear camera resolution (numeric)s of tablets of this spec and age range from 5MP to 8MP. The Surface Pro 3 has a quite low rear camera resolution (numeric) (only 5 megapixels) compared to most of the other i3-4020Y processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3.

If this i3-4020Y processor tablet computer rear camera resolution (numeric) is too low for you then you might want to consider the DELL Venue 11 Pro[plb_3065769_price] (8MP).

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro 3 have internal storage capacitys of between 64GB and 130GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 96GB. At only 64 gigabytes, the Surface Pro 3 has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3.

If you would prefer a larger internal storage capacity then you might want to look at the DELL Venue 11 Pro[plb_3065769_price] (128GB).

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 9 hours, the Surface Pro 3 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for more than a year. The battery life (max)s of i3-4020Y processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 range from 9h to 10h.

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Very Heavy

The weights of tablets that have been around for more than a year range from 790g to 800g, and the average weight is 800g. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is very heavy (800 grams) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this i3-4020Y processor tablet computer was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 12 inches, the Surface Pro 3 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Surface Pro 3 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other i3-4020Y processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro 3.

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Two Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Surface Pro 3 is two which is average compared to the other i3-4020Y processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording Modes
Video Recording
Rear Camera Resolution
Rear Camera
Audio
Audio System
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Ethernet LAN
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
USB 3.0 Port
Docking Connector Type
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
RoHS Compliance
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Insider™
InTru™ 3D Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Clear Video Technology
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Stylus Pen
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Visual Technology
Kids Tablet
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Processor Manufacturer
Internal RAM

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Expert Reviews

(130)
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…

18 August 2015

Microsoft combines the portability of a tablet with the raw power and input of a laptop. Despite its imperfections the Surface Pro 3 manages to live up to the claim of being a hybrid...

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

(770)
Reviewed 4 June 2014 by Abooga
Abooga would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

The Surface Pro 3 has been one of the best products Microsoft has released ever. Some of the great things are that its screen is a 2160 by 1440 so that means its more than HD its "Super HD" I... 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 23 October 2014 by EkimNosredna1
EkimNosredna1 would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Verified Purchase)

I have been using this device for myself at my Job for the last couple of weeks. it seems to be durable but as with any device I'm sure if you hit it right there will be issues. The power is... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2014 by FearlessFreep
FearlessFreep would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Verified Purchase)

Did lots of research & forum monitoring before pulling the trigger on this purchase (SP3/i7 processor/8 GB RAM/512 GB SSD). Keyboard should be included instead of a $130 option; although depending... Read more…

Reviewed 20 August 2014 by Kris1973
Kris1973 would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I did a lot of research before going with the i3 version of the Surface Pro 3. I don't plan to do a lot of demanding gaming, but plan to make heavy use of browser, office and photo editing... Read more…

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