Microsoft has surfaced a new tablet, named Surface 3, runs full 64-bit Windows 8.1 (not Windows RT) and also upgradable to new Windows 10 when it is available. Surface 3 is expected to be the successor of previous two Successor tablet models and Microsoft says that Surface 3 is the thinnest and lightest Surface tablet it has ever shipped. Apart from the Windows, the tablet comes with one-year subscription to Office 365 and priced at $499 which is estimated Rs. 31,112.63. Coming to the hardware, the Surface 3 has the following specifications.
- 7mm thin and weighs 622 grams
- Quad-core Intel Atom X7 Processor
- 8 inch Display with a 3:2 aspect ratio and 1920×1280 Resolution
- 8MP rear Camera and 3.5MP Front Camera (Both capture 1080p video)
- Comes with two variants 2GB RAM (64GB internal memory) and 4GB RAM (128GB internal storage)
- The tablet has a full size USB 3 port, mini DisplayPort, microSD card reader and headphone jack
- It supports several sensors such as ambient light, proximity, accelerometer, magnetometer and gyroscope.
Apart from the regular specifications, Microsoft says that battery lasts up to 10 hours and also features a micro USB charger. The Surface 3 can also be used as a laptop with Microsoft’s new Surface 3 Type Cover keyboard. The 2GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant is priced at $499, while 4GB of RAM with 128GB storage version is priced at $599. There’s also an LTE version, which is priced at $599 (2GB RAM + 64GB storage), while 4GB RAM and 128GB storage variant is priced at $699.