We checked 527 expert and owner reviews for Microsoft tablets and found that on average Microsoft has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Microsoft has good ratings specifically for its tablets.
Very Large Internal Storage Capacity
When compared to other tablets of this age and spec that we have checked the internal storage capacity of, the Surface Pro 3's internal storage capacity of 256 gigabytes is one of the largest. The average internal storage capacity of tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 is 23GB.
Very Large Screen Size
Across all the comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 7" to 12". When compared to other tablets that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 3, the Surface Pro 3's screen size of 12 inches is one of the largest.
Very Large Internal Memory
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has one of the largest internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst tablets of this age. Comparable spec tablets that have been available for more than two years have internal memory of between 0.5GB and 8GB, and the average internal memory is 1.7GB.
Quite High Main Camera Resolution
The Surface Pro 3 has one of the higher main camera resolutions (5 megapixels) amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age. The main camera resolutions of tablets of this age and spec range from 0.3MP to 8MP, and the average main camera resolution is 4MP.
4 Bluetooth Version
This tablet supports a 4.0 le Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec tablets that were launched around the same time as it.
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2160 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution
The biggest display resolution of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is 2160 x 1440 pixels. That's over five times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The best display resolution of all tablet computers that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 3 is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 800 x 400 pixels.
5 Reasons Against
One person concluded that it was not wifi compatible. J. King said in August “Now it's failing with WiFi problems ([.])” in their review of this tablets and scored it 1 stars.
Only One Processor Core
Most tablets of a similar spec and age to the Surface Pro 3 have between one and seven processor cores, including the Surface Pro 3 which has one processor core.
Not 3G Compatible
Most tablets that were launched more than two years ago are not 3G compatible. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.
Not 4G Compatible
Most tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Surface Pro 3 are not 4G compatible. The Surface Pro 3 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.
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With a weight of 800 grams, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Surface Pro 3. Tablets that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 260g and 8.5kg.
1 Other reason to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this tablet computer was released.
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