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Microsoft Surface 3 : 10.8-Inch Tablet Goes On Sale Alongside Trade-In Scheme

Microsoft introduced last March a new hybrid machine designed for the general public. A 10.8-inch tablet Surface 3 is now available, The manufacturer offers the tablets in two versions: The basic version comes with 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage (37 GB free to use) priced at $499 (approximately Rs. 31,750). And the second variant with double amount of memory will cost $599 (approximately Rs. 38,000). Both offer support for Wi-Fi only, but not for mobile. LTE models with the same storage facilities should come at a later date on the market. The warranty period is two years for all versions.

As a reminder and for those who have not followed the case, Te Surface 3 offers exactly the same finishes as its big brother, with a magnificent magnesium case.

Microsoft Surface 3  10.8-Inch Tablet Goes On Sale Alongside Trade-In Scheme

Surface Pro 3, with a more Aggressive Price Positioning

However, it is somewhat more compact. Its screen reaches a diagonal of 10.8 inches and it can display a Type Full HD 1080p or 1920 × 1080’s. Which gives a pixel density of about 203 dpi. The processor is not left as it is an Intel Atom chip x7-Z8700 clocked at 1.6 GHz, with Intel Burst 2.4GHz. The advantage of this processor is that it gives off very little heat, and Microsoft was able to get rid of all the usual fans. In other words, the tablet will be no output even if you push it to its limits.

For the rest, well, everything will depend on the model chosen: to choose, we will have 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage, or 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. Otherwise, On the back is an 8 megapixel camera is installed, which is complemented by a 3.5-megapixel front camera for video conferencing (in 1080p). For connecting peripherals is a standard USB 3.0 port, a mini Display Port, a micro USB charging port and a headphone jack ready. In addition, a connection for the keyboard cover and a MicroSD card reader. On communication options Dual Band WLAN IEEE 802.11a / b / g / n / ac and Bluetooth 4.0 LE are present. And this offers battery standby up to 10 hours when full charge of the battery.

The Surface 3 features as the other devices of the series also feature a built-in folding stand to set it up in three tilt angles. Supplied with an annual subscription for Office is also included 365 staff, which includes the applications Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote as well as 1TB of One Drive storage. It also supports the Surface Pen.