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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 I5-4300U 1.9GHz 128GB 12" Tablet

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I5-4300U 1.9GHz Windows 8.1 Pro 128GB Mar 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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8 Reasons For

Microsoft Has Good Tablet Reviews

Microsoft has good average reviews for its i5-4300U processor tablets as well as across its entire tablet computer range compared to other brands.

Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has one of the highest front camera resolution (numeric)s (5 megapixels) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. Tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Surface Pro 3 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 5MP.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The Surface Pro 3 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency (2.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro 3. The processor boost frequencys of similar spec tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3 range from 1.1GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.3GHz.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 800 grams, the Surface Pro 3 is fairly light compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age. The weights of tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 range from 800g to 1.4kg.

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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 best display resolution of all tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Surface Pro 3 is 3840 x 2560 pixels and the worst is 800 x 400 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many tablet computers that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly Long Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)

The average browsing time (Wi-Fi) of similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 is 7.8h. With a browsing time (Wi-Fi) of 9 hours, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has one of the longer browsing time (Wi-Fi)s amongst tablets of this age.

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Very Thin

The depths of i5-4300U processor tablets that were released more than a year ago range from 9mm to 25mm. At only 9.1 millimeters, the Surface Pro 3 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other i5-4300U processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 4G

Most tablets of a comparable type and age to the Surface Pro 3 are not 4G. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

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Only Microsoft Surface Cover Docking Connector Type

The docking connector type of this tablet computer is Microsoft Surface Cover, which is typical of many tablets of a similar type and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Released Over a Year Ago

Microsoft released the Surface Pro 3 over a year ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 12 inches, the Surface Pro 3 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other i5-4300U processor tablets that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 3.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 128 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other i5-4300U processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3.

Tablets with a larger internal storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Microsoft Surface Pro 3[plb_3975915_price] (256GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Surface Pro 3 has a pretty standard processor frequency (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Surface Pro 3.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the Surface Pro 3 has a pretty typical rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3.

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Two Processor Coress

The Surface Pro 3 has two processor coress which is average compared to the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 3 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 Boost Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
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
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
Rear Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
2G
AirPlay
Ethernet LAN
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Docking Connector Type
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Operating System Architecture
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
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® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Insider™
InTru™ 3D Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Active Management Technology Version
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Power
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Stylus Pen
Docking Station Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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11 November 2015

Besides the hefty display, the iPad Pro is designed to work with the suspiciously familiar Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard - a Surface Pen stylus and Type Cover keyboard, essentially - to offer an... Read more…

12 October 2015

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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…

15 July 2015

From low-cost Chromebooks to high-end hybrids, and the explosion of diverse, different-shaped Windows devices, there's a dizzying amount of choice out there for anyone looking to replace their... Read more…

26 May 2015

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User Reviews

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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…

Reviewed 24 February 2015 by Mixmonster
Mixmonster would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

It does indeed act like a full computer. I can load real programs. The touch screen makes navigation very easy. My advise is spring for the keyboard. It makes use even easier. I find that boot up... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2014 by Oakwoodoh
Oakwoodoh would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Verified Purchase)

My son loves his NS Surface Pro 3. It provides him everything he needs for college and more...

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