A few weeks in advance of our late-April expectations, Microsoft just dropped a bit of a surprise, announced the new Surface 3 tablet. The first full-Windows Surface that hasn’t been a member of the family’s Pro line, the Surface 3 attempts to offer a slightly more compact alternative to the Pro 3, while not skimping a heck of a lot in features.
The powerful tablet is powered by an Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Quad-Core Processor, clocked at 1.6Ghz with Intel Burst up to 2.4Ghz, coupled with minimum 2GB of RAM which is upgradeable to 4GB. The main selling points of this tablet will include its full Windows 8.1 OS with assures Windows 10 upgradation. The tablet will have 64/128 GB of internal storage, with microSD compatibility. LTE version not due until June. Microsoft claims, Surface 3 will provide 10 hours of battery life but didn’t specify any capacity. Surface 3 sports an 8 MP back camera without flash and a 3.5 MP front-facing camera.
The premium build includes Magnesium alloy with Ceramic finish and 8.7 mm thin profile. The tablet weighs 622 grams and measures 267.00 x 187.00 x 8.70. The full 8.1 OS will definitely make this tablet a great choice for people looking for a mid-range premium built tablet or laptop.