Microsoft Launches Surface Pro 3 – features 12-inch display

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft introduced their new Surface Pro 3 today. Their new tablet can be ordered today at 9pm Pacific time (will ship by August 31st). According to Microsoft, the new Surface, which features a 12-inch screen and a pen, is a tablet that can replace a laptop. The Surface Pro 3 can be ordered in five different configurations. The 64GB / Intel i3 model sells for $799, 128GB / Intel i5 for $999, 256GB / Intel i5 for $1,299, 256GB / Intel i7 for $1,549, and 512GB / Intel i7 for $1,949.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with pen

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Specs

  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Dimensions: 11.5 x 7.93 x .36 in
  • Weight: 1.76 lbs
  • Casing: VaporMg
  • Color: Silver
  • Physical buttons: Volume, Power, Home
  • 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB
  • 64GB has >36GB available disk space
  • 128GB has >96GB available disk space
  • 256GB has >211GB available disk space
  • 512GB has >450GB available disk space
  • 12″ ClearType Full HD Plus Display
  • Resolution: 2160 x 1440
  • Aspect Ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: 10-point multi-touch
  • Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 Processor options
  • System memory: 4GB or 8GB
  • TPM Chip for enterprise security
  • Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11ac/802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy technology
  • Battery Life: up to 9 hours of web browsing
  • Two 5MP HD cameras, front and rear-facing
  • Stereo microphones
  • Stereo speakers with Dolby sound
  • Full-size USB 3.0
  • microSD card reader
  • Headphone jack
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Cover port
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • 1-year limited hardware warranty
  • Surface Pen Dimensions: 135mm (length), 9.5mm (diameter), weighs 20 grams
  • Pre-installed Apps: Flipboard, Skype Wi-Fi, Skype, OneNote MX, Solitaire, Mahjong, Sudoku/Microsoft Number Puzzle, Fresh Paint
  • In the box: Surface Pro 3, Surface Pen, 36-watt power supply, Quick Start Guide, Safety and warranty documents

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with Mini DisplayPort