"The Surface Pro 3 does a better job of cramming a full-powered computer into a touchscreen tablet than anything ever has before"The Verge
Larger screen, lighter form
Featuring a gorgeous 12-inch display encased in a sleek magnesium frame, Surface Pro 3 is the thinnest and lightest in our Pro family. Refined to its essential elements, Surface Pro 3 is as beautiful as it is functional so you can stay productive from anywhere. Just slip it into your bag or backpack and go.
Run your favourite programs and apps
Pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 Pro, you can install your favourite desktop software, including the full Microsoft Office Suite1 and thousands of programs created for the Windows platform. Surface Pro 3 also has a 4th generation Intel Core processor which delivers blazing-fast performance.
Offering unmatched versatility, you can go from tablet to laptop in a snap with the multi-position Kickstand and Surface Pro 3 Type Cover.3 Magnetic stability keeps the Surface Pro 3 Type Cover steady, so you can work just as comfortably on your lap as at your desk. Plus, you can easily connect your peripherals and transfer files via a full-size USB 3.0, microSD card reader and Mini DisplayPort.4
Behold the most natural writing and drawing experience on a tablet thanks to the new Surface Pen. Use the Pen to mark up presentations, sign documents or enjoy art apps. You can also open a blank OneNote document with a click of the Surface Pen to instantly capture your next idea–even if your device is in sleep mode.
Use the multi-position Kickstand for a hands-free way to watch films on the brilliant Full HD display.5 Enjoy Dolby audio as you stream millions of songs for free, and import your iTunes playlists. Easily integrate all your social content with free apps like Facebook and Twitter, or stay productive with pre-installed apps like OneNote and Skype.
Microsoft combines the portability of a tablet and the performance of a laptop with the Surface Pro 3 64GB 12" Multi-Touch Tablet. Weighing just 1.76 pounds and measuring just 0.36" thin, the Surface Pro 3 packs 4th-gen Haswell Intel Core processing power into a magnesium casing with a silver finish.
The Surface Pro 3 features a 12" ClearType Full HD Plus widescreen display with a 2160 x 1440 native resolution, which allows you to play Full HD content with ease. The display is also a touchscreen so you'll be able to take full advantage of the multi-touch gestures incorporated into Windows 8.1 Pro. If you want to output video to an external display, you can use the mini DisplayPort.
The system is powered by a dual-core 4th generation Haswell 1.5 GHz Intel Core i3-4020Y processor. It also has 4GB of RAM, 64GB of flash storage, a microSDXC media card slot, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, two 1080p cameras, and integrated dual microphones. There are also built-in stereo speakers with Dolby audio.
Windows 8.1 Pro improves the user experience of Windows 8.1 with several additions and changes. Windows 8.1 Pro focuses on data security. BitLocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data. SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. Windows 8.1 Pro provides a unique and secure user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
- Dual-Core 4th-Gen Haswell Intel Core Performance
- The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 houses a 4th-gen Haswell Intel Core i3-4020Y processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.5 GHz. The Haswell processor also uses low voltage for energy efficiency and improved battery life. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 4GB of RAM, and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to push the dual cores into four virtual threads for efficient multitasking.
- 12" ClearType Full HD Plus Touchscreen
- Featuring a 2160 x 1440 native resolution, the 12" ClearType Full HD Plus display provides a high-res, clear viewing experience. Use the multi-position Kickstand for a hands-free way to watch movies. The display is also a touchscreen so you'll be able to utilize the multi-touch gestures incorporated into Windows 8.1 Pro. You can also output video to an external display via the mini DisplayPort.
- Intel Dual-Band 802.11ac Wi-Fi
- Featuring Intel dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, the Surface Pro 3 delivers faster Internet access, broader coverage, and longer battery life. The Surface Pro 3 is also backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi networks. The Surface Pro 3 also comes with Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy technology so you'll be able to connect wirelessly to Bluetooth-compatible peripherals and accessories.
- The Portability of a Tablet
- Weighing in at 1.76 pounds and measuring 0.36" thin, the Surface Pro 3 can be used in classes, at meetings, or on the road. The bright, responsive touchscreen and the high quality speakers with Dolby audio provides an immersive viewing experience while the two 5-megapixel cameras allows you to video chat with friends and family in high resolution.
- Surface Pen
- The included Surface Pen feels like an actual pen and provides a natural writing experience. Use the Surface Pen to mark up presentations, sign documents, or enjoy art apps. You can also open a blank OneNote document with a click of the Surface Pen to instantly capture your next idea, even if your Surface Pro 3 is in sleep mode.
Windows 8.1 Pro
- The Return of the Start Button
- After many requests from Windows users, the Start button makes its triumphant return in Windows 8.1 Pro. While it may not be exactly the same as its predecessor in Windows 7, the Start button has two core functions. A left click on the Start button will take you to the Start screen. A right click on the Start button brings up an advanced menu where you can access the Device Manager, Control Panel, Network Options, and more.
- Boot Directly to the Desktop
- Windows 8.1 Pro gives you the choice of booting to the Windows 8.1 Pro Start screen with live tiles or booting to the familiar desktop screen of Windows 7. Users can also boot directly into an app or app view if they choose to.
- Seamless Integration of Multi-Touch Gestures
- Windows 8.1 Pro supports multi-touch gestures. Now, you can use your keyboard, mouse or the touchpad using simple gestures. Whether you're browsing apps, reading a book or typing on the go with touch, you'll be able to seamlessly switch between all three interactive components. With the touchpad, Windows 8.1 Pro allows you to use multi-touch gestures, such as swipe, drag, tap, slide, pinch-to-zoom, and more.
- Windows Store
- In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it.
- BitLocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on mobile PCs that include a trusted platform module (TPM) chip. BitLocker now encrypts hard drives more quickly, helping to keep your data safe without interrupting your productivity. BitLocker also supports encrypted drives.
- SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. It checks the reputation of any new app or website in order to keep you safe no matter what browser you're using. This helps prevent malware and other viruses from infiltrating your PC or your corporate network.
- DirectAccess allows remote users to more securely and seamlessly access resources inside of a corporate network without having to launch a separate virtual private network (VPN) connection.
- Windows Media Center
- Windows Media Center lets you turn your PC into a home entertainment system that can play and record high-definition TV (if you have additional tuner hardware), DVDs and CDs. It also has a software DVR that can play photo slideshows and Internet TV content.
Performance Operating System Windows 8.1 Pro Cache L3: 3 MB Graphics Card Type: Integrated
Installed: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Installed: 8 GB
Processor 1.9 GHz Intel Core i5-4300U Dual-Core 4th-Gen Haswell Storage Flash 256 GB Display Type Capacitive Size 12" Aspect Ratio 3:2 Native Resolution 2160 x 1440 Input/Output Connectors Ports 1x USB 3.0 - Type A
1x DisplayPort - Mini
Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
2x Integrated Microphone
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone
Flash Media Slot 1x microSDXC Communications Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 Mobile Broadband None Camera Front: 5.0 MP / Video: 1920 x 1080p
Back: 5.0 MP / Video: 1920 x 1080p
General Keyboard Virtual Pointing Device Stylus Battery Built-In Providing up to 9 Hours per Charge Dimensions (WxHxD) 11.5 x 0.3 x 7.9" / 29.2 x 0.8 x 20.1 cm Weight 1.76 lb / .80 kg Packaging Info Package Weight 3.55 lb Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.2 x 9.2 x 1.5"