Unlike earlier launched Surface RT and Surface 2, this all new Microsoft Surface 3 tablet runs on full Windows operating system 8.1 which means that you can run all the desktop program on this device without any issue, plus Microsoft has also announced that this tablet will ship this tab running Windows 8.1 out of the box but as soon as Windows 10 will be available, the users of Surface 3 can upgrade to Windows 10 for free, which is definitely a good news.
Microsoft Surface 3 features 10.8 inch full HD 1920 x 1280 resolution display with 10 point multi touch support and it also supports surface pen input. Microsoft Surface 3 gets all its power from a Quad Core Intel Atom x7-Z8700 processor with 2MB cache clocked at 1.6 GHz which can boost up to 2.4 GHz with Intel Burst Technology.
Surface 3 is also equipped with 8 Megapixel rear autofocus camera and on the front it has got a 3.5 Megapixel camera and both the cameras are capable for capturing 1080p videos. Surface 3 has USB 3.0 port, mini display port, microSD card slot, 3.5 mm audio jack and now it gets charged with much popular micro USB port. The battery on this tab can last approximately up-to 10 hours.
This tab comes in few different variants, the 2 GB Ram and 64 GB storage model will cost you $499 USD and prices will soon rise if you opt for 4 GB Ram, 128 GB Storage variant. However, Microsoft has also announced that one variant of Surface 3 will support 4G LTE which will be launched later this year through T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless for US.
Similarly like older Surface models this MS3 tablet comes with magnesium body which now has 3-way kickstand and type cover which is sold separately for $130 USD which gives a sense of using a laptop along with touch screen capabilities.
Microsoft Surface 3 Tablet Price, Specifications, Features
10.8 inch FHD 1920 x 1280 resolution multi touch ClearType display
Windows 8.1 Operating System
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Quad Core processor / 2MB Cache
2/4 GB Ram variants / 64/128 GB Storage variants
8MP rear AF camera / 3.5MP front facing camera
Full USB 3.0 port, microSD card slot, mini display port, 3.5 mm audio jack
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0
Upto 10 hours of approximate battery life
Microsoft Surface 3 cost starts at $499 USD (official price)
Launch date – 05/05/15 (in selected countries)
The price listed below is the estimated / converted price for the base model of Microsoft Surface 3 (actual price may vary).
Microsoft Surface 3 price in Australia $699 AUD (confirmed)
Microsoft Surface 3 price in Bangladesh 38876.57 Taka
Microsoft Surface 3 price in Brazil 1580.56 Real
Microsoft Surface 3 price in Canada $630 CND
Microsoft Surface 3 price in India is Rs. 31034
Microsoft Surface 3 price in Japan 59752.76 Yen
Microsoft Surface 3 price in Philippines 22250 peso
Microsoft Surface 3 price in Sri Lanka 66426.88
Microsoft Surface 3 price in Singapore $679.81
Microsoft Surface 3 price in UK 337 British Pound Sterling
Microsoft Surface 3 price in US $499 USD (confirmed)