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Microsoft Announces Surface 3 tablet–Available for Pre-Order

Microsoft Announces Surface 3 tablet

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

Three-position kickstand

Accessories available

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.

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