Surface Pro 3 Buying Guide!

The Surface Pro 3 is the third generation tablet from Microsoft. The launch was taken place on May 20 at a press event in New York City.  Surface Pro 3 works on windows 10 Pro Operating System. Surface Pro 3 is not a follow up model of Surface Pro 2. It is entirely a new model with large screen. Two 5-megapixel cameras are used for recording videos and taking pictures. Both cameras record video in 1080p with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Each camera has a privacy light. Noise-cancelling stereo microphones minimize the noises around you, improving the sound in phone calls and video recordings. We will see all the features in detail below.

Features of Surface Pro 3:

Touch Screen:

Surface Pro 3 touch screen with 3:2 aspect ratio and 2160 x 1440 resolution display. A Ten-point multi-touch lets you use your fingers to select zoom or move things on the screen.

Surface Pen:

By using the Surface Pen you can enjoy a natural writing experience with a pen that feels like an actual pen. You can quickly write down notes in OneNote.

Kickstand:

We can flip out the Surface Pro 3 Kickstand to any angle and work or play comfortably while giving a hands-free presentation.

Wi-Fi and Bluetooth:

Surface Pro 3 Supports standard Wi-Fi protocols (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth 4.0.this means that you can connect to a wireless network and use Bluetooth devices such as mice, printers and headsets.

Stereo speakers and headset jack:

Two stereo speakers with Dolby enhanced sound so you can listen to music and audio books. If you need privacy, plug your headset into the headset jack.

Ports:

Surface Pro 3 has ports with a full –feature laptop with.

  1. Full-size USB 3.0 port
  2. MicroSD card slot
  3. Mini Display port version 1.2
  4. Charging port and 36-watt power supply
  5. Cover port

Software:

Surface Pro 3 includes Bit Locker data protection and remote Desktop connection hosting apps. Surface Pro 3 come with many built-in apps, you have the flexibility to install more apps from the windows store and  you can also run programs been using with earlier version.

CPU:

4th generation Intel Core 64 bit processor:

  1. i3 with Intel HD Graphics 4200
  2. i5 with Intel HD Graphics 4400
  3. i7 with Intel HD Graphics 5000

Storage and Memory:

Surface Pro 3 has chosen from 64GB or 128GB storage with 4GB RAM or 256GB or 512GB storage with 8GB RAM.

Sensors:

Surface Pro 3 has four Sensors that are compass, ambient light sensor, accelerometer and gyroscope.

Pros of Surface Pro 3:

Below are some of the advantages of Surface Pro 3:

  1. Large, bright 12 inch display
  2. Intel core processing power
  3. Thin and relatively light
  4. Improved Kickstand
  5. Included Stylus
  6. Ability to run desktop windows apps
  7. Keyboard cover accessory
  8. Full size USB 3 port
  9. Improved battery life
  10. versatility

Cons of Surface pro 3:

Below are the disadvantages of Surface pro 3:

  1. It’s perhaps a tad too big
  2. No dedicated graphics
  3. Keyboard accessory is required but costs extra
  4. Keyboard accessory not as good as a real keyboard
  5. Still doesn’t work well on your lap
  6. Quality problems
  7. Developers support tablet centric apps that are still lacking
  8. Windows 8 is not yet ready for prime time
  9. Costs as much as a good laptop

Conclusion:

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a premium device and when coupled with keyboard cover and pen. It’s the most productive tablet on the market. Microsoft hopes the Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that replaces your laptop.

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