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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 1.9GHz 256GB 12" Tablet

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1.9GHz Windows 8.1 Pro 256GB 12" Oct 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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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review

7 Reasons For

Microsoft Has Good Tablet Computer Reviews

Microsoft tablets have good ratings on average and across all tablet computers Microsoft is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

The smallest internal storage capacity of tablets that were launched around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 is 4GB and the largest is 520GB. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has one of the largest internal storage capacitys (256 gigabytes) amongst tablets of this age.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has one of the larger display diagonals (12 inches) amongst tablets of this age. Comparable spec tablets that were launched around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 have display diagonals of between 5" and 19", and the average display diagonal is 9".

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the Surface Pro 3 the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.5GHz. At 1.9 gigahertz, the Surface Pro 3 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3.

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Quite Large Internal Memory

When compared to other tablets that are a comparable age to the Surface Pro 3 that we have assessed the internal memory of, the Surface Pro 3's internal memory of 8 gigabytes is one of the largest. Tablets that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 3 have internal memorys of between 0.5GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 1.8GB.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the tablets that were released around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.2MP to 8MP. When compared to other similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3, the Surface Pro 3's front camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels is one of the highest.

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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 five times the display resolution of a 1024 x 600 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. Across all similar spec tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3 the worst display resolution is 800 x 480 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3G

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is not 3G, although it is worth noting that most of the other tablets that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 are also not 3G.

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Not 4G

Like most of the other tablets that are a similar age to the Surface Pro 3, the Surface Pro 3 is not 4G.

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Heavy

With a weight of 800 grams, the Surface Pro 3 is one of the heavier tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3 amongst tablets of this age. Across all the tablets of a comparable type and age to the Surface Pro 3 the weights range from 120g to 2.7kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Microsoft tablet was released.

Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the Surface Pro 3 has a pretty standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3.

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Expert Reviews

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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

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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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