Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Specs – Full Technical Specifications

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is the third-generation of Surface Pro series, introduced by Microsoft on June 20, 2014. Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop.

Key Features
What's new
  • New Design It’s now thinner (9.1mm), lighter (800g), and new platinum magnesium exterior.
  • Better display New 3:2 aspect ratio, bigger and better 2K 12” ClearType pixel-free display.
  • Better performance It’s now 10% faster than Surface Pro 2 with the new range of 4th Gen Intel processors up to Core i7.
  • New Inking Supports It now supports a new Surface Pen with 256 pressure sensitivity, tail eraser, and remote Bluetooth activation.
  • Better Battery It has 20% more battery life than Surface Pro 2 up to 9 hours.
  • More Better 5.0MP front and rear-facing camera, new Surface Connect Port (charging and docking), new type cover with two typing angles.
What's missingReplace old charging connector with new Surface Connect port
AvailabilitySurface Pro 3
Released2014
Release Info
  • Introduced: May 20, 2014
  • Pre-ordered: May 20, 2014
  • Released: June 20, 2014
PricingStarting at 799$
Stores
Surface Pro 3 Price
Microsoft Surface 3 10.8 FHD (1920x1280) Touchscreen 2-in-1 Education and Business Laptop Tablet (Intel Quad-Core Atom x7-Z8700, 4GB RAM, 64GB SSD) Mini DP, WiFi AC, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface 3 10.8 FHD (1920x1280) Touchscreen 2-in-1 Education and Business Laptop Tablet (Intel Quad-Core Atom x7-Z8700, 4GB RAM, 64GB SSD) Mini DP, WiFi AC, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$175.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (128 GB, Intel Core i5) (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (128 GB, Intel Core i5) (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$294.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (1631) Silver - 256GB, 12in, Windows 8, Intel Core i5 - Renewed
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (1631) Silver - 256GB, 12in, Windows 8, Intel Core i5 - Renewed
By Microsoft
$349.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-Inch, 128 GB, Intel Core i5, Windows 10)
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-Inch, 128 GB, Intel Core i5, Windows 10)
By Microsoft
$699.99
$794.00 12% OFF
Microsoft Surface 3 128GB WiFi Tablet 10.8" Intel Atom - Silver (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface 3 128GB WiFi Tablet 10.8" Intel Atom - Silver (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$188.00
$359.99 48% OFF
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet PC - Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD Windows 10.1 (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet PC - Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD Windows 10.1 (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$279.00
DisplaySurface Pro 3
Size12 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 2160 x 1440 (3.1M Pixels)
  • Density: 216 PPI
  • ClearType Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: 10 point multi-touch
  • Surface Pen support
ExteriorSurface Pro 3
Dimensions11.50” x 7.93” x 0.36” (292 mm x 201.3 mm x 9.1 mm)
Width: 11.50” (292 mm)
Height: 7.93” (201.3 mm)
Thickness: 0.36” (9.1 mm)
Weight
  • 1.76 lbs (800 g)
Colors
Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Surface Type Cover
    • Not included
  • Keyboard:
    • Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
    • Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
    • 4 directional keys; Windows and Media Controls Keys;
    • LED backlighting
  • Trackpad:
    • Precision glass trackpad.
    • Supports up to three-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x microSD™ card reader
  • 1 x Type Cover port
Internal SpecsSurface Pro 3
Processor
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-4020Y
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.50 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 11.5W
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4300U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.90 → 2.90 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4650U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.70 → 3.30 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-4020Y
    Intel® HD Graphics 4200
    20 Execution Units, 200 → 850 MHz
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4300U
    Intel® HD Graphics 4200
    20 Execution Units, 200 → 1100 MHz
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4650U
    Intel® HD Graphics 5000
    40 Execution Units, 200 → 1100 MHz
Memory
4GB 8GB
1600 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
64 GB 128 GB 256 GB 512 GB
SSD
ConnectivitySurface Pro 3
Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
BatterySurface Pro 3
Size42.2 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 9 hours of web browsing
Power Supply
  • 36W proprietary power supply
    • USB-A output: 5W
    • Surface Connect: 31W
SoftwareSurface Pro 3
OSWindows 8.1 Pro
Free upgrade to Windows 10
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trial
Camera & AudioSurface Pro 3
Camera
  • 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
  • 5.0MP rear-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
Audio
  • Front and rear-facing microphones
  • Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio enhanced sound
MiscSurface Pro 3
InkingSupports Surface Pen
256 levels of pressure
N-trig Active Pen technology
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Security
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
In the box
  • Surface Pro 3
  • Surface Pen
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
More
  • Mechanical features: Signature unibody magnesium design with hidden perimeter venting
  • Kickstand with a full-friction multiposition hinge to 150 degrees
  • Magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability
  • Physical buttons: volumes, power

Surface Pro 3 Price

Here is the latest price update for Surface Pro 3.

Surface Pro 3 Price
Microsoft Surface 3 10.8 FHD (1920x1280) Touchscreen 2-in-1 Education and Business Laptop Tablet (Intel Quad-Core Atom x7-Z8700, 4GB RAM, 64GB SSD) Mini DP, WiFi AC, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface 3 10.8 FHD (1920x1280) Touchscreen 2-in-1 Education and Business Laptop Tablet (Intel Quad-Core Atom x7-Z8700, 4GB RAM, 64GB SSD) Mini DP, WiFi AC, Webcam, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$175.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (128 GB, Intel Core i5) (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (128 GB, Intel Core i5) (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$294.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (1631) Silver - 256GB, 12in, Windows 8, Intel Core i5 - Renewed
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (1631) Silver - 256GB, 12in, Windows 8, Intel Core i5 - Renewed
By Microsoft
$349.00
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-Inch, 128 GB, Intel Core i5, Windows 10)
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet (12-Inch, 128 GB, Intel Core i5, Windows 10)
By Microsoft
$699.99
$794.00 12% OFF
Microsoft Surface 3 128GB WiFi Tablet 10.8" Intel Atom - Silver (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface 3 128GB WiFi Tablet 10.8" Intel Atom - Silver (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$188.00
$359.99 48% OFF
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet PC - Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD Windows 10.1 (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet PC - Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD Windows 10.1 (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$279.00

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Surface Pro 3 Update History

2019
Jul
11
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    Resolve potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
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May
16
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    Improve system security.
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Mar
07
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    Improve battery stability and system stability and prepare for future updates.
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2018
Nov
15
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    Improve system stability and help ensure that future updates go smoothly on your device.
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Nov
07
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    Improve system security and system stability and resolves the Device Manager error state.
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Sep
10
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    Improve battery stability for devices not in use.
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Aug
07
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    Resolve potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft Security Advisory 180012 and 180013.
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Feb
20
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    Resolve potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 180002.
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2017
Oct
17
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    Improve battery life while the device is in Connected Standby.
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Aug
24
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    Enable support for the Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.
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Jun
06
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    Improve battery life during sleep and PXE performance on IPv6.
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Apr
20
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    Improve system stability and performance when you change between power states.
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Mar
28
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    Ensure SD card slot compatibility with the upcoming OS releases.
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Jan
30
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    Improve system performance and improve Miracast and docked video performance.
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2016
Nov
07
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    Correct the firmware component that functions as a "fuel gauge" so that the battery capacity is accurately reported.
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Aug
29
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    Correct an error that may occur on a limited number of Surface Pro 3 devices where the full charge capacity of the battery is misreported to the operating system and device firmware.
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Aug
01
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    Improve stability and performance when changing between power states.
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Jul
21
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    Increase battery life during sleep mode and improve keyboard stability.
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Apr
19
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    Improve the Cortana experience on Windows 10 and stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 CPU Specs

intel-core-i3 Intel Core i5 Intel Core i7
Processor Intel Core i3-4020Y Intel Core i5-4300U Intel Core i7-4650U
Base Frequency 1.5 GHz 1.9 GHz 1.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 2.9 GHz 3.3 GHz
TDP 11.5 watt 15 watt
Level 1 Cache 128 KB
Level 2 Cache 512 KB
Level 3 Cache 3 MB 4 MB
Max Memory Size 16 GB
Graphics Intel HD Graphic 4200 Intel HD Graphic 4400 Intel HD Graphic 5000
Graphics Frequency 200 – 850 MHz 200 – 1100 MHz
Graphics Max Memory 2 GB
Graphics DirectX 11.2/12
Graphics OpenGL 4.3
# Display Supported 3

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