Microsoft’s new Surface 3 is a full Windows 8.1 (64bit) tablet that can do the things other tablets can’t. So, now you can run traditional Windows applications on Surface 3. It runs full 64-bit Windows 8.1 and will be upgradable to Windows 10 for free when it’s available. Tablet’s look almost like its predecessor Surface Pro 3 but lighter and thinner. Surface 3 starting from US$499 base model and available from 5th of May.
The Surface 3 tablet uses a 10.8-inch 1920 x 1280 ClearType Full HD display with the 3:2 aspect ratio. The 3:2 aspect ratio makes Surface 3 more usable in portrait orientation which provides more tablet experience. This display offers 10 point touch and Surface pen support.
Microsoft opted Intel’s latest fanless Atom x7 processor to Surface 3. Microsoft claims that Intel Atom x7-Z8700 processor is the highest performing Atom processor on the market. This processor clocked to 1.6GHz with Intel Burst technology up to 2.4GHz.
Thanks to Intel’s latest fan less Quad-core Atom processor to make Surface 3 thinner (8.7mm) and lighter (622 grams).
Storage option 64GB or 128GB of Solid State Drive. The 64GB model comes with 2GB RAM and 128GB with 4GB RAM.
Microsoft updated Surface 3’s rear camera to 8MP with Auto focus feature. Front camera is 3.5MP. Both cameras are capable to capture Full HD videos.
Surface 3 comes with a year of Office 365 Personal subscription which includes full version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and One Note as well as 1TB of OneDrive storage.
Quick specs of the Surface 3
Size / Weight :267mm x 187mm x 8.7mm , 1.37 lbs (622 g)
Display : 10.8” ClearType Full HD Plus Display, Resolution: 1920 x 1280
RAM/Storage : 2GB RAM with 64GB and 4GB RAM with 128 GB
Processor : Quad Core Intel® Atom™ x7-Z8700
Network ) : Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
Camera : 3.5 MP front-facing camera, 8.0 MP rear-facing camera
For the full specification : Surface 3
Source :Surface Blog