Microsoft starts selling a cheaper Surface Pro 3 with Intel i7 CPU and 128 GB of storage space

Microsoft starts selling a cheaper Surface Pro 3 with Intel i7 CPU and 128 GB of storage space
Microsoft is now selling a new Surface Pro 3 tablet with Intel i7 processor that's cheaper than the previously released models. That's because the new device only has 128 GB of internal memory, instead of 256 GB or 512 GB, like the versions launched last year.

The Surface Pro 3 with Intel i7 and 128 GB of storage space costs $1,299 - that's $250 cheaper than the 256 GB model ($1,549), and $650 cheaper than the 512 GB model (1,949). All three offer 8 GB of RAM.

Of course, you can also buy the Intel i3 and Intel i5 Surface Pro 3 models. The i5 variant with 256 GB of storage space and 8 GB of RAM costs $1,299, while the i5 variant with 128 GB of storage space and 4 GB of RAM is offered for $999. Finally, the cheapest Surface Pro 3 (with an Intel i3 processor, 64 GB of storage space, and 4 GB of RAM) can be purchased for $799.

Last month, Microsoft lowered the prices of some Surface Pro 3 models, but this was only temporary.

Is anyone tempted to buy the Surface Pro 3 with Intel i7 processor and 128 GB of storage space for $1,299? Or maybe one of the other versions?


source: Microsoft Store via CNET

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  • Display 12.0" 2160 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Intel Core i7
  • Storage 512 GB

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14 Comments

1. murron

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

I wouldn't get one now because the surface pro 4 will probably be released in the fall.

5. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Either wait for pro 4 or buy pro 3 cause by fall their prices will be cut due to pro 4 arrival.

2. AnTuTu

Posts: 1595; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

I am also waiting for Pro 4 though my company is pushing me to get 3 haha ;)

3. Phonedingo

Posts: 399; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

You'd be better off with the i5 and more storage

4. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Yep same waiting for the 4. I'll buy it in a heartbeat.

6. mixedfish

Posts: 1545; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

One thing I don't like about Tablets is not being able to upgrade the basics like the SSD. Makes me wish Sony was still making the Tap11, that you could unscrew the back and upgrade some things.

7. Sammaul

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 15, 2015

Heard the i7 model continues to have performance issues....but the i5 works very well.

8. Jason2k13

Posts: 1448; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

I would stay away with the i7 model, mine still heats up, it throttles and fan is loud when playing basic games on low settings,watching youtube on HD or while its on charge. This is my 2nd i7 model 256GB, and I just kept this one because after doing more research almost all i7 models has this problem. On the bright side, its perfect for doing basic task such asd browsing the net or using word. I would recommend people to buy the i5 or i3 instead as they have less problems.

9. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Nope, For $1,299 there is a better deal. Intel Core M, 480p Webcam, One USB TYPE C port and Comes in Space Grey or Gold. Does your Surface has that?

10. 87186

Posts: 312; Member since: Aug 01, 2014

if you knew the specs of the SP3, you would know that apart from the Type C port, it has more. more powerful processors, higher res cam, and screen...exapandable Micro SD, FULL usb 3.0. Pen. oh wait, it doesn't come in gold. darn.

12. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

haha LOL.

11. hortizano

Posts: 294; Member since: May 22, 2013

I wish... but I'm soooo poor... =ยด( Better use budget to eat and pay the rent...

13. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Save up your money as much as you can. After some time the price of this also will drop.

14. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

I just might upgrade my 256 GB Surface Pro 2 to the 500 GB Surface Pro 4 if it supports thunderbolts 3, but definitely not the Pro 3. If not, I can easily wait for those 500 GB MicroSD Cards, the beauty of built-in storage expansion :)

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