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 Specs – Detailed Technical Specifications

 Surface 3
Announced DateMay 05, 2015
Starting Price
$499 - 2 GB | 64 GB eMMC | WiFi$599 - 4 GB | 128 GB eMMC | WiFi

$599 - 2 GB | 64 GB eMMC | LTE$699 - 4 GB | 128 GB eMMC | LTE
Operating SystemWindows 8.1
Office1-Year Microsoft Office 365 Personal
Display Size10.8 inches
Display Resolution1920 x 1280 (214 PPI), 2.46 M Pixels
Screen TechnologyClearType Full HD Plus Display
Aspect ratio: 3:2
Touch: 10 point multi-touch
Surface Pen support
Internal Specs
CPUIntel® Cherry Trail Quad Core Atom x7-Z8700
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphic
Memory2GB, 4GB 1,600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Storage64GB, 128GB eMMC
NetworkWi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
Bluetooth 4.0 low energy
Optional LTE
Battery Size27.5 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours of local video playback
Power Supply13W Micro USB power supply
Dimensions10.52″ x 7.36″ x 0.34″
(267 mm x 187 mm x 8.7 mm)
Weight1.37 lbs (621 g) without a keyboard
1.95 lbs (884 g) with a keyboard
Casing- Magnesium
- kickstand with 3 positions
Keyboard and Trackpad- Three-finger multitouch gesture trackpad
- Full-size mechanical backlit keyboard.
Ports- Full-size USB 3.0
- Mini DisplayPort
- microSD™ card reader
- Micro USB charging port
- Headset jack
- Cover port
- Nano SIM card slot (Surface 3 [4G-LTE] only)
Camera & Audio
Camera3.5 megapixel front-facing camera
8.0-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus
Audio- Single microphone
- Stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio-enhanced sound
SensorsAmbient light sensor
Proximity sensor
Digital compass
Surface Dial
In the box- Surface 3
- Power supply
- Quick Start Guide
- Safety and warranty documents

Surface 3 Processor Specifications

ProcessorIntel® Cherry Trail Quad Core Atom x7-Z8700
Intel Atom x7
Launch DateQ1'2015
Lithography14 nm
Base Frequency1.60 GHz
Burst Frequency2.40 GHz
SDP2 watt
TDP< 4 watt
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Level 3 Cache2 MB
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Max Memory Support8 GB
Max Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Single-Core Score945
Multi-Core Score3,138

Surface 3 Graphics Specifications

 Surface 3
Intel Atom x7
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Base Frequency200 MHz
Max Dynamic Frequency600 MHz
Graphics Max Memory8 GB
Graphics 4K SupportYes, at 30Hz
Graphics DirectX11.2
Graphics OpenGL4.4
# Display Supported3
Graphics Technologies
Intel® Wireless Display

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