Microsoft surface Pro 3 is powered by a 4th generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 processor and storage capacity ranging from 64 to 512 GB with 4 or 8 GB of RAM. It also features a USB 3.0 port for peripherals, a Mini Display Port for projecting to an external display, and a microSD card reader for expandable storage. It comes with preloaded WIndows 8 operating system.
The surface Pro 3 comes with a wide display of 12 inches. It weighs 1.76 pounds and is 0.36 inches thin. It is just half the thickness of a MacBook Pro, and 30% thinner than an 11-inch MacBook Air. The battery life is up to 9 hours – 10% better than Surface Pro 2 as mentioned in MS blog.
At a presentation in New York, new Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella made it clear that Microsoft, which recently acquired Nokia’s handset business, is committed fully to making its own devices, despite a lack of success for its phones and tablets so far.
Pricing for the new models begins, the site’s source claims, at $799 for the entry-level Core i3 and rises to $999 for the 128GB i5. Those looking for 256GB of storage will be asked to pay $1,299 for the i5 or $1,549 for the i7, while the range-topping 512GB model hits $1,949.