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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 2014
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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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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Tablet computers produced by Microsoft generally have good reviews.

Very Large Screen Size

The screen size of the Surface Pro 3 of 12 inches is one of the largest amongst comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 3. Across all the tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Surface Pro 3 the screen sizes range from 10" to 12", and the average screen size is 11".

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

I3-4020Y processor tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3 have front camera resolutions of between 2MP and 5MP, and the average front camera resolution is 2.8MP. When compared to other tablet computers of a similar age and type to the Surface Pro 3 that we have checked, the Surface Pro 3's front camera resolution of 5 megapixels is one of the highest.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Surface Pro 3 has more built-in speakers than most of the comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3. This tablet computer is a two built-in speaker tablet compared to most of the tablets of this age and type which only have one built-in speaker.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of tablets of this spec and age is 4GB and the biggest is 260GB. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has one of the bigger total storage capacities (64 gigabytes) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age.

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1080p Video Recording Mode

The Surface Pro 3 has a 1080p video recording mode which is higher than most tablet computers of this age and spec. Most tablets of a comparable spec and age to it have a 720p video recording mode. Across all tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Surface Pro 3 the best video recording mode is 2160p and the worst is 480p.

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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 a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet computer, which is the most common display resolution. Across all tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Surface Pro 3 the worst display resolution is 480 x 272 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2560 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 similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Thin

Across all the tablet computers that have been around for more than two years the thicknesses range from 9mm to 280mm, and the average thickness is 150mm. The Surface Pro 3 has a quite thin thickness (only 9.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro 3.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Low Rear Camera Resolution

The rear camera resolutions of tablets that were launched around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 range from 5MP to 8MP. With a rear camera resolution of only 5 megapixels, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has one of the lower rear camera resolutions amongst i3-4020Y processor tablet computers of this age.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of tablets that were launched around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 range from 64GB to 130GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 110GB. At only 64 gigabytes, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a fairly small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Heavy

I3-4020Y processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years have weights of between 720g and 800g. With a weight of 800 grams, the Surface Pro 3's weight is one of the heaviest amongst i3-4020Y processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Surface Pro 3.

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Very Wide

The Surface Pro 3 is one of the widest comparable spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 (292.1 millimeters) amongst tablets of this age. I3-4020Y processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 have widths of between 170mm and 300mm, and the average width is 210mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Surface Pro 3 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other i3-4020Y processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3.

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Two Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the Surface Pro 3 is two. That's average compared to the other tablets of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Touch Sensitive Screen
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Camera
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Front Camera
Video Recording
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Audio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output
Mini DisplayPort
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Phone Features
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Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
GPS
Design
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel Insider
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Stylus Pen
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Expert Reviews

(4)
8 December 2014

Many Apple fans were hoping for an iPad Pro this year, but it didn't happen. What they did get was a successor to the iPad Air. Here we compare the iPad Air 2 with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 so you... Read more…

Brilliant screen
Great new design
Infinite kickstand
Lightweight
Excellent performances
No bundled Office 365 Subscription
Expensive when you get into the higherend models
Not great for portable gaming
MicroSD not as prominently used as opposed to SD
Certain models can b
30 May 2014

The Surface Pro 3 is first and foremost a tablet, but Microsoft claims it's the only tablet that can truly replace your laptop. During its unveiling, Microsoft made several comparisons with... Read more…

Great build
It's thin, light, and sturdy
Superb display quality
3 2 display ratio perfectly suited for Windows 8.1
As a tablet, its productivity potential is unmatched
Keyboard cover sold separately
Some annoying design quirks
Expensive
Windows 8 lacks many apps, keyboard cover costs 130 extra
Relatively Pricey
19 October 2014

Surface Pro 3 jest aktualnie najszybszym tabletem. Ma du?y i ostry wy?wietlacz, jest l?ejszy, smuklejszy i lepiej wyposa?ony od poprzednika. Krótko mówi?c: trzecia generacja Surface Pro to...

Premium build
Outstanding feature list
Practically a laptop
Beautiful, slim design
Powerful hardware
Very, very expensive
Its key accessory costs extra
Loud and hot
Type Cover is an essential accessory
Heavy for handheld use
24 December 2015

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Mit dem Surface Pro 3 sucht sich Microsoft eine Nische auf dem mittlerweile gut bestückten Tablet-Markt und präsentiert das Gerät primär als Arbeitstier mit Windows und Office. Konkurrenz... Read more…

Superb screen
Excellent pen integration
Portable form factor
Good performance
Flexible kickstand
Type Cover not included
Windows scaling problems
Battery life isn't good enough
Difficult to repair
At 56 hours usage for moderate tasks, the battery life on the Surface Pro 3 leaves something to be desired

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 7 November 2014 by JOE1958
JOE1958 would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Verified Purchase)

The tablet itself is great. The only concern I have is the wall charger the section from the transfer box to the tablet connection is so loose you have to mess with it to keep a connection. If not... Read more…

The board has nice uefi bios options. The board came with 2 sata cables
Lots of usb ports and every other port you need
Reasonable price, seems to be solid. Good built-in features, along with the ability to use most of Intel's 1155 CPU's
I have had this board up and running for well over a year now. It dual boots Win XP (only for some old prog's) and Ubuntu 14.04LTS. It is flawless in both. It has run pretty much 24 7 since being bui
Portability
The audio on this board sucks, it should have been better than my 3 year old toshiba laptop (based on the built in realtek chip versions) but the realtek software acts weird. I couldn't get it to soun
Mobo failed while my computer was shutdown, but computer was plugged in and usb ports were powered. This may not have been the fault of the motherboard but I doubt it was my psu which is of very good
Only 2 RAM slots (but that is common with lower cost boards and I knew when purchasing)
None known at this time
Still has some MS software bugs
Reviewed 18 August 2015 by DoctorLinda
DoctorLinda would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Was very pleased until last set of updates put it in reboot loop forever. Or something. Unusable at this time. Very disappointing. Closest store 6 hours away...

Very user friendly
Long battery life
Most Powerful Tablet
Period
Easy to set up
Pen is sometimes too sensitive
Price
Issues with the faulty network adapter
Also has to be plugged in when performing updates
Bare minimum in standard software
Reviewed 27 January 2015 by Frank Snyder

I bought a Surface for my wife to replace her laptop. She uses it non-stop for general web-browsing, education, games, videos, and more. The device (i3) runs quickly without issue, looks and feels... Read more…

Features especially office capability
Runs great and started up great. When you first get it, use the first pci express 2.0 16 slot for your graphic card to set the bios up. Then every other port will work and you can put the graphic car
Being able to use a full version of Office
Painless setup. Bios features are awesome simple
It will do more than a tablet - it's an actual computer
Reliability
Price
Could use another chassis fan connector
Quickbooks isn't easy to use on this small of a screen
Reviewed 1 January 2015 by Antonyk

I have had my Surface Pro 3 (i5, 256gb hard drive, 8gb RAM) for about a month. I am extremely pleased with it. Hardware: This machine is very well designed and well constructed. It feels very... Read more…

It works BIOS updater program is really simple, 1 click and it's updated
Build quality
Moderate weight HD display
Compact size
Capability
BIOS. Someone in their dept has issues. . Why send a MB with BIOS not fully updated and WHY i have to buy an extra CPU to update the BIOS . .. so i can use the CPU i want (even thought in you website
Nothing yet
Too many component failures
Awful BIOS
Reviewed 30 December 2014 by WendellB

I use both Macs and PCs. I own various MacPro laptops and several PC laptops. I find myself consistently reaching for and using the Surface Pro 3. I have the i7/512GB version. My Surface Pro 3 is... Read more…

Great for overclocking my 4 860k
Stable
Great features The power and reset switches came in handy when updating my Bios
It's red and black so it goes great with my other hardware (important for people like me that are obsessed with aesthetics)
Size and ease of use
Kickstand could be a little more flexible
Keyboard should be included
Keyboard should have pen storage
Not recognizing the charger is plugged
Pen to take screenshots and open one-note does not work
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Manufacturer Part Numbers i34020, i34020y, microsoft 4ym0001, microsoft 4ym00016, microsoft 4ym00001
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