You may be heard of Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet, which is a premium Windows tablet running on 4th generation Intel Core processors (i3,i5 and i7) . Microsoft announced a cheaper Surface yesterday named Surface 3 which will be running on the Quad-core Intel Atom x7 processor.
Let us see what are the similarities and differences between Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3. The first difference as stated above are the processor, Surface Pro 3 is having a very powerful processors. Other than that
| ||Surface Pro 3 ||Surface 3 |
|RAM ||4GB/8GB ||2GB/4GB |
|Display ||12 inch 2160x1440 ||10.8 inch 1920x1280 |
|Camera ||8MP Rear and 3.5MP front ||8MP Rear and 3.5MP front |
|Storage ||64/128/256/512 GB ||64/128 GB |
|Operating System ||Windows 8.1 Pro ||Windows 8.1 (Can be upgraded to Windows 10 for free when available) |
The price of Surface pro 3 starts from $499 while Surface Pro 3 starts from $799.
Actually there is no point in comparing these two models as the Pro version is really powerful and is a Laptop, while Surface 3 is just a tablet.
The Surface 3 claims to have 10 hours of video playback time. Some other features are
The beautiful 10.8-inch ClearType HD multi-touch display featuring 3:2 aspect ratio
Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio-enhanced sound
Elegant and durable magnesium design
Surface 3 Type cover (5 colors available – Black, Blue, Bright Blue, Red, Bright red)– It comes with a price tag of $129.99
Surface Pen (silver, black, blue and red colors) - $49.99
Surface 3 Docking Station – $199.99
The 128 GB version comes with 4GB RAM and 64Gb version is coming with 2GB of RAM. The price of these models are
64GB – 2GB RAM – Wi-Fi – $499
64GB – 2GB RAM – Wi-Fi+4G LTE – Yet to announce
128GB – 4GB RAM – Wi-Fi – $599
64GB – 2GB RAM – Wi-Fi+4G LTE – Not announced
These products are available for pre-order and will be start shipping from May 5, 2015.