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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 I5-4300U 1.9GHz 256GB 12" Tablet

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I5-4300U 1.9GHz Windows 10 Pro 256GB Jun 2014
Processor Model Processor Frequency Operating System Installed Internal Storage Capacity Release Date
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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9 Reasons For

Microsoft Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Microsoft tablet computers have an average rating of 81 out of 100, which is in the top 35% of all tablet brands that we have looked at.

Capacitive Touchscreen Type

This tablet features a Capacitive touchscreen type, which is the most frequently featured touchscreen type on tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 5MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.5MP. At 5 megapixels, the Surface Pro 3 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Surface Pro 3.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This tablet computer has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on tablets of this type and age.

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1080p Video Recording Modes

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a higher video recording mode than most tablets that are a comparable age to it. This tablet computer has a 1080p video recording modes, whereas most tablets that came out around the same time as it have a 720p video recording modes. The worst video recording mode of all tablets of this age and spec is 480p and the best is 2160p.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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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 five times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. Across all similar spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years 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 computer has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Thin

Across all the i5-4300U processor tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3 the depths range from 9mm to 200mm, and the average depth is 150mm. At only 9.1 millimeters, the Surface Pro 3 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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1 Reason Against

Heavy

With a weight of 800 grams, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is one of the heavier tablet computers that have been available for more than two years amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age. Similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 have weights of between 10g and 2.3kg, and the average weight is 660g.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Microsoft released the Surface Pro 3.

Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Surface Pro 3 has a pretty standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Surface Pro 3 has a fairly typical display diagonal (12 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Surface Pro 3.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a pretty standard processor frequency 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 Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a fairly standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other i5-4300U processor tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Two Processor Coress

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a two processor cores tablet. That's average compared to the other i5-4300U processor tablets that came out around the same time as the Surface Pro 3 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
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
Performance
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Browsing Time (Wi-Fi)
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Stylus Pen
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Processor Manufacturer
Internal RAM

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Expert Reviews

(18)
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…

9 December 2014

Lisa Gade compares the HP Envy x2 13t 2014 edition and the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Windows 8.1 tablets. Check out our video review of the HP Envy X2 13t...

20 October 2014

Byline: By Victor YapWhen I got word that Microsoft Malaysia is sending over the Surface Pro 3 (SP3) for review, I had this gut feeling that told me of how the idea I had been bouncing around... Read more…

29 August 2014

The Surface Pro 3 is an excellent device. It's gorgeous, built well and altogether a well-rounded device, but could you replace your laptop with a Surface Pro 3? I'm going to say it "depends". It...

15 August 2014

Here comes the third version of Microsoft's Surface Pro and Microsoft is so confident in it that it says it can easily replace a laptop. In fact so confident are the folk at Microsoft in its... Read more…

Top design and great build quality
Fabulous screen
Speedy and powerful
Lighter and Thinner
Windows 8.1 Pro OS
Little choice of apps
Type Cover pricey, and disappointing trackpad
Lack of ports
Average battery life
Keyboard cover is optional
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 March 2015 by Seth
Seth would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Hey I noticed a couple of negative reviews on this site and just wanted to say DO NOT LISTEN TO THEM. One guy gave it 1 star because of "value". He said he bought a Dell with a 500gb hardrive... Read more…

Reviewed 9 December 2014 by Philprow68
Philprow68 would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I am an Apple guy, have been for a long time. And I still am, but, this is the one thing that Microsoft has gotten right! Love the surface so far. BUT, although the screen is high resolution, the... Read more…

Reviewed 28 November 2014 by Dragonmom
Dragonmom would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Verified Purchase)

I am not a high tech person but after 8 years with my old MacBook it was finally time for a change. I couldn't upgrade the software anymore and couldn't access some sites. I looked at the new... Read more…

Reviewed 11 August 2014 by JElaine
JElaine would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Verified Purchase)

This tablet was exactly the size I wanted--larger than my Kindle Fire, but smaller than a laptop. It was easy to set up and has so far been very user friendly. I added Microsoft Office, so I can... Read more…

Reviewed 21 May 2015 by 12gojoe
12gojoe would recommend the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (Verified Purchase)

I was hesitant to purchase the entry level version of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. Now that I have had it; there are no regrets. There is more than enough power for all my needs. I have been... Read more…

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