Surface Pro 3: Microsoft sees wider
On the occasion of a special event held in New York today, Microsoft unveiled Surface Pro 3, a tablet with 12 inch screen.
After two generations of tablets Surface, Microsoft today announced its new line area. Renewal through a variation in two formats: the surface but also the Mini Pro 3 Surface.
First, the shelf 12 inches from the Redmond features a fourth-generation Core i (Haswell architecture) processor
With this tablet, Microsoft passes a resolution of 2160 by 1440 pixels, which results in a resolution higher than 216 ppi (pixels per inch). A definition that should make it even more relevant using the pen provided with the tablet. This allows the tablet out of sleep via a button above it.
Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 3 is the device with Core i processor finest ever produced with a thickness of 9.1 mm. The weight is also contained despite the screen size: 800 grams.
The spoiler (multi-position) on the back of the tablet has been improved and now allows the position with an angle up to 150 degrees. Improvements also concern the Type Cover (one who has physical keys) with a trackpad becomes larger and more comfortable keyboard to use.
The tablet also features a USB 3.0 and more powerful speaker port on the previous generation.
Surface Pro 3 is offered at a first rate of $ 799 (with Core i3, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space). But the processor can be changed to a Core i5 or Core i7, storage up to 512 GB while the memory up to 8 GB appreciate some variations.
So for $ 999, it has a Core i5, 4GB RAM and 128GB for storage while in 1299 dollars, it retains the Core i5 but increases to 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage. Finally, the most expensive version displays a rate of $ 1549 Core i7, 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.
With Pro Surface 3, Microsoft attack as the high-end tablets (iPad Air) than ultrabooks such as the MacBook Air.