Posted by: kurtsh | March 31, 2015

NEWS: Surface 3: Smaller, lighter, full Windows with longer battery life & optional LTE!

imageWe just announced “Surface 3”, the latest in the Surface line of devices!

The most notable differences between “Surface 3” & “Surface PRO 3” (and Surface 2 for that matter are):

  • Full Windows 8.1!  Not Windows RT
    (Uses Intel Atom X7, Cherrytrail processor)
  • 10% Smaller!  10.8” screen vs 12”
    (10.52 x 7.36 x 0.34 in)
  • 25% Lighter!  1.37lbs vs 1.76lbs
  • 10% Better Battery life!  10hrs vs 9hrs max
  • Optional built in 4G LTE

Also as an added bonus, Surface 3 comes with:

  • 1 year subscription to Office 365 Personal
  • 8.0Mp rear-facing camera vs 5.0Mp
  • MicroUSB charging port
    (w/ 13W MicroUSB power supply)
  • Optional Surface Pen
    The same pixel-precise active digitizer pen as on Surface Pro 3 for note-taking & sketching
  • Optional 128GB storage (vs 64GB)

And like other Surface devices, it comes with:

  • 10 point multitouch Display
  • Full size USB 3.0 port
  • MicroSD Flash slot for storage expansion
  • Mini Display Port for connecting to second display
  • Bluetooth 4.0 & WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
  • Free upgrade to Windows 10
  • Mobile application sensors including: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient light sensor
  • Surface Type Cover Keyboard peripheral for $129 (Available separately)
  • 1 yr limited hardware warranty

And if you’re a student or a teacher?  There’s good news!

Introducing the new Microsoft Surface 3

 

Price list:

    • 64GB / 2GB RAM / Wi-Fi ($499)
    • 128GB / 4GB RAM / Wi-Fi  ($599)
    • 64GB / 2GB RAM / Wi-Fi + 4G LTE (TBD) 
    • 128GB / 4GB RAM / Wi-Fi + 4G LTE (TBD)

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