Microsoft might have hit the perfect combination of portability and powerful computing with the Surface Pro 3 Windows tablet.
The new tablet can run resource demanding PC softwares like Adobe Photoshop and a full version of Microsoft Office using a combination of up to an Intel Core i7 chip and 8GB of RAM.
Microsoft even hit on Apple during the Surface Pro 3 presentation by comparing it with a MacBook Air on a weighing scale. Needless to say, the Surface Pro 3 proved to be lighter and thinner.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 also has a larger screen size than its predecessor. Its 12-inch Full HD Plus ClearType screen makes more room for productivity and multimedia consumption. You can even use a Surface Pen to doodle or markup Powerpoint presentations.
The integrated Kickstand and Type Cover turns the Surface Pro 3 tablet into a full fledge laptop. Power it up and you’ll be greeted by Windows 8.1 Pro.
|Microsoft Surface Pro 3 can run the Adobe Creative Suite seamlessly. (Microsoft)|
You are given a lot of choices with which set of specs you need for the Surface Pro 3. You can choose one with the least specs of a 4th Gen. Intel iCore i3 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage up to as high as a 4th Gen. Intel iCore i7 with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of onboard storage.
The higher the specs, the more expensive the Surface Pro 3 can be. The price starts at $799.00 or around ₱36,000.00. Is that price worth it? If you need a tablet with the best computing power – yes, it is!
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 also has Wi-Fi, USB 3.0 ports, microSD card reader and a battery that can make it last up to 9 hours of moderate use.
Surface Pro 3 is now available for Pre-order at the Microsoft Surface website and will ship on June 6. It will be available here in the Philippines by July via online shops.
- 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i3, i5 or i7 Processor
- Windows 8.1 Pro OS
- 12.0 Inches ClearType Full HD Plus Display (2160 x 1440 Pixels, 184 PPI)
- Surface Pen Stylus Input
- 5.0 Megapixel Rear Camera
- 5.0 Megapixel Front Camera
- 4GB/8GB of RAM
- 64GB/128GB/256GB/512GB Internal Storage
- Expandable via microSD
- Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Bluetooth 4.0 LE
- Digital Compass
- USB 3.0 Port
- Mini DisplayPort
- Ambient Light Sensor
- 292 x 201.3 x 9.1 mm @ 800g
- ₱36,000.00 SRP
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