Surface Pro 7 vs. Surface Pro 3 – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 7 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Surface Pro 7 vs. Surface Pro 3

Surface Pro 7

Surface Pro 7 picture

Surface Pro 3

Surface Pro 3 picture
Key Features
What's newBetter performance It’s now 2.3x times faster than Surface Pro 6.
Now with USB-C It allows you to charge, transer data, and output up to two [email protected] displays.
Better specs 10th Gen Intel processors, Intel Iris Plus graphics, 3733 MH LPDDR4x, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.
More Fast Charging and Dual far-filed studio mics.
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 new range of 4th Gen Intel processors up to Core i7.
Better Inking It now supports new Surface Pen with 256 pressure sensivity, tail eraser, and remote bluetooth activation.
Better battery It has 20% more battery life than Surface Pro 2 up to 9 hours.
New kickstand It has new full-friction multi-position hinge up to 150-degrees.
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 missingMiniDisplay port replaced with USB-C portReplace old charging connector with new Surface Connect port
Availability
IntroducedOctober 2, 2019 (Microsoft October Event)May 20, 2014
Pre-orderedOctober 2, 2019May 20, 2014
ReleasedOctober 22, 2019June 20, 2014
PricingStarting at 749$Intel® Core™ i3
• $799 - i3 | 4 GB | 64 GB

Intel® Core™ i5
• $999 - i5 | 4 GB | 128 GB
• $1,299 - i5 | 8 GB | 256 GB

Intel® Core™ i7
• $1,549 - i7 | 8 GB | 256 GB
• $1,949 - i7 | 8 GB | 512 GB
Software
Pre-Installed OSFor Consumer Windows 10 Home
For Commercial Windows 10 Pro
• Windows 8.1 Pro
• Upgradable to Windows 10 Pro
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trialMicrosoft Office 30-days trial
Display
Size12.3 inches12 inches
Resolution2736 x 1824 (267 PPI), 5M Pixels2160 x 1440 (216 PPI), 3.1M Pixels
Technology• PixelSense™ Display
• Aspect ratio: 3:2
• Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
• Touch: 10 points multi-touch
• Corning® Gorilla® Glass
• 10nm Oleophobic Coating
• ClearType Display
• Aspect ratio: 3:2
• Touch: 10 point multi-touch
• Surface Pen support
Internal Specs
CPU10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
Ice Lake, 2 cores, 4 threads, 10nm, 4MB SmartCache, 1.20 GHz up to 3.40 GHz

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4
Ice Lake, 4 cores, 8 threads, 10nm, 6MB SmartCache, 1.10 GHz up to 3.70 GHz

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
Ice Lake, 4 cores, 8 threads, 10nm, 8MB SmartCache, 1.30 GHz up to 3.90 GHz
4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-4020Y
2 cores, 4 threads, 3MB SmartCache, 1.50 GHz, 11.5W

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4300U
2 cores, 4 threads, 3MB SmartCache, 1.90 GHz up to 2.90 GHz, 15W

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4650U
2 cores, 4 threads, 4MB SmartCache, 1.70 GHz up to 3.30 GHz, 15W
Graphics10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
Intel® UHD Graphics, 300 MHz to 900 MHz, 32 Execution Units.

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics, 300 MHz to 1.05 GHz, 48 Execution Units.

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics, 300 MHz to 1.10 GHz, 64 Execution Units.
4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-4020Y
Intel® HD Graphics 4200

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4300U
Intel® HD Graphics 4400

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4650U
Intel® HD Graphics 5000
Memory
4 GB 8 GB 16 GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
4GB8 GB
1600 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
BGA PCIe SSD
64GB128GB256GB512GB
SSD
Network• Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
Battery
Size45 Wh (Not Confirmed)42.2 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 10.5 hours of typical device usageUp to 9 hours of web browsing
Power Supply• 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
• Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in just over one hour)
36W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port
Exterior
Dimensions11.50 x 7.9 x 0.33 inches (292 mm x 201 mm x 8.5 mm) 11.5” x 7.93” x 0.3” (292 mm x 201.3 mm x 9.1 mm)
WeightIntel Core i3 1.70 lbs (775 g)
Intel Core i5 1.70 lbs (776 g)
Intel Core i7 1.73 lbs (790 g)
1.76 lbs (800 g)
Casing• Mechanical features: Signature unibody magnesium design with hidden perimeter venting
• Kickstand with full-friction multiposition hinge to 165 degrees
• Magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability
• Physical buttons: volumes, power
• Mechanical features: Signature unibody magnesium design
• Kickstand with full-friction multiposition hinge to 150 degrees
• Magnetic attach for keyboard fold stability
• Physical buttons: volumes, power
Colors
Matte BlackPlatinum
Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad• Not included
• Weight: 0.68 lb (310 g)
• Dimension: 11.61 x 8.54 x 0.19 inches (295 mm x 216 mm x 5mm)

Keyboard
• Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
• Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
• 4 directional keys; Windows, Brightness and Media Controls Keys;
• LED backlighting

Trackpad
• Precision glass trackpad.
• Trackpad size: 4 x 2 inches (101.6 mm x 50.8 mm)
• Supports five-finger multitouch gesture.
• Three-finger multitouch gesture trackpad
• Full-size mechanical backlit keyboard.
Ports• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x USB Type-C (version 3.1 Gen 1 with USB Power Delivery revision 3.0)
• 1 x microSD™ card reader
• 1 x Surface Connect™
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Cover port
• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x microSD™ card reader
• 1 x Surface Connect™
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort
• 1 x Cover port
Camera & Audio
Camera• Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
• 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p Skype HD video
• 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p full HD video
• 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
• 5.0MP rear-facing camera with 1080p HD video
Audio• Dual far-field Studio Mics
• 1.6W stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
• Front and rear facing microphones
• Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio enhanced sound
Misc
Sensors• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Magnetometer
Surface Pen• 4096 levels of pressure
• Tilt sensing
• Best in class latency
• Paper feel
• 0.1mm precision
• Support Surface Pen
• N-trig Active Pen techonolgy
• 256 levels of pressure
Surface DialSupports off-screen interactionCompatible with Surface Dial off-screen interaction
Security• HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
• Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
In the box• Surface Pro 7
• Power supply
• Quick Start Guide
• Safety and warranty documents
• Surface Pro 3
• Surface Pen
• Power supply
• Quick Start Guide
• Safety and warranty documents
Warranty• One-year limited hardware warranty
• Commercial: Advanced Exchange warranty service with expedited device replacement
One-year limited hardware warranty