Microsoft Surface 3 with 10.8-Inch Display, Intel Atom X7 SoC announced – Specs, Price

Microsoft has announced the Surface 3 tablet at a affordable price-tag. The device is already up for pre-order and comes in two variants. The 2GB / 64GB Storage version is priced at $499 and the 4GB / 128GB Storage version costs $599. There is a LTE model as well priced at $599 for the 2GB RAM / 64GB Storage version and $699 for the 4GB RAM / 128GB Storage model.

The Microsoft Surface 3 also supports pen input but sadly, users will have to buy the Pen at an additional cost of $50. Pen will come in black, blue, red and silver color option. The docking station with type cover will be available separately at an additional price of $130.

This Tablet will go on sale from May 5, 2015 via Microsoft stores and select retailers. World wide release date is set for May 7, 2015 and the LTE model will reach stores by June 26, 2015.

Microsoft Surface 3 – Full Phone Specifications

Name   Microsoft Surface 3
  Price 2GB RAM / 64GB: $499 4GB RAM / 128GB: $599 LTE – 2GB RAM / 64GB: $599 LTE – 4GB RAM / 128GB: $699
Type Tablet
OS Windows 8.1 with 1 Year Office 365 Personal, Upgradable to Microsoft Windows 10
Body Dimensions 267 x 187 x 8.7 mm
Weight 622 Grams
SIM Slot Optional (Nano SIM slot)
GSM Optional
WCDMA Optional
4G-LTE Optional
Data Speed Optional
Display Size 10.8-Inch
Resolution 1920 x 1280 Pixels
Technology Clear Type Capacitive Touch Screen, Surface Pen support, 3:2 Aspect Ratio
Multitouch Yes. 10 Point
Chipset CPU 1.6GHz (Burst up to 2.4GHz) Quad Core Intel Atom X7-Z8700 Processor with 2MB Cache
Memory RAM 2GB / 4GB
Storage 64GB / 128GB Built-in
Expandable Yes, MicroSD Card Reader
Camera Front 3.5 Mega Pixels, 1080p
Rear 8 Mega Pixels
Camera Features Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Geo-Tagging, 1080p Video
Battery Capacity Up to 10 Hours with video playback
Talk Time
Data WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0
USB MicroUSB port, Full USB 3.0 Port, Mini Display Port, MicroUSB Charging
GPS Yes (LTE Model only)
FM Radio TBC
IR Blaster No
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Others Microphone, Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio-enhanced sound
Formats Audio AAC+, AMR, WAV, MP3
Video 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Magnetometer, Ambient Light
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