Microsoft Surface 3 Specs – Full Technical Specifications

Microsoft Surface 3 is the third generation of Microsoft Surface series, released by Microsoft on May 5, 2015. Surface 3 features the same beautiful design and premium materials as Surface Pro 3 with a full version of Windows 8.1.

Surface 3 picture

Surface 3

Key Features
What's newNew design It’s now thinner (8.7mm), new tablet friendly 3:2 aspect-ratio form factor, and new Microsoft Logo on the kickstand.
Full Windows 8.1 You can run all your desktop apps and upgradable to Windows 10.
Better display New bigger and better 10.8” Full HD Plus display with 10 points multitouch.
Inking supports It now supports new Surface Pen with 256 pressure sensivity, tail eraser, and remote bluetooth activation.
New CPU Architecture It’s now using the new quad-core Intel® Atom™ x7 processor for outstanding performance and long battery life.
New kickstand Now in three angles.
New Micro-USB port It can be charged with any mobile phone charger.
More Better 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera, new Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), and optional 4G LTE.

Newer Model Surface Go Previous Model Surface 2
What's missingNo magnet charging port replaced with the new Micro-USB port.
Slower Charging The new Micro-USB has a limit power delivery (13W) compared its older propriety 24W charger.
Availability
IntroducedMarch 21, 2015
Pre-orderedMarch 21, 2015
ReleasedMay 5, 2015
PricingSurface 3 WiFi
• $499 - 2 GB | 64 GB
• $599 - 4 GB | 128 GB

Surface 3 4G LTE
• $599 - 2 GB | 64 GB
• $699 - 4 GB | 128 GB
Software
Pre-Installed OS• Windows 8.1 Pro
• Upgradable to Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps1-Year Microsoft Office 365 Personal
Display
Size10.8 inches
Resolution1920 x 1280 (214 PPI), 2.4M Pixels
Technology• ClearType Full HD Plus Display
• Aspect ratio: 3:2
• Touch: 10 point multi-touch
• Surface Pen support
Internal Specs
CPUIntel® Atom™ x7-Z8700
4 cores, 4 threads, 2MB, 1.60 GHz up to 2.40 GHz
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Memory
2 GB 4 GB
1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Storage
64 GB128 GB
eMMC
Network• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
• Optional LTE
Battery
Size27.5 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours of local video playback
Power Supply13W Micro USB power supply
Exterior
Dimensions10.52” x 7.36” x 0.34” (267 mm x 187 mm x 8.7 mm)
WeightTablet Only 1.37 lbs (621 g)
With Keyboard 1.95 lbs (884 g)
Casing• Magnesium
• Kickstand with 3 positions
• Physical buttons: volumes, power
Colors
Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad• Three-finger multitouch gesture trackpad
• Full-size mechanical backlit keyboard.
Ports• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x microSD™ card reader
• 1 x Micro USB charging port
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort
• 1 x Cover port
• 1 x Nano SIM card slot (Surface 3 with LTE only)
Camera & Audio
Camera• 3.5MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
• 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
Audio• Single microphone
• Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio enhanced sound
Misc
Sensors• Ambient light sensor
• Proximity sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Magnetometer
• Digital compass
Surface Pen• Support Surface Pen
• N-trig Active Pen techonolgy
• 256 levels of pressure
Surface DialCompatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction
SecurityN/A
In the box• Surface 3
• Power supply
• Quick Start Guide
• Safety and warranty documents
WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty
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