Microsoft Surface 3

Announced:
Mar 31, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
May 1, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Display size:

10.8 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

214 ppi

Screen-to-body ratio:

69.59 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Front:

3.5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

10.51 x 7.36 x 0.34 inches (267 x 187 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

21.92 oz (621 g)
the average is 19.9 oz (568 g)

Tablet dock:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Intel Atom x7 Z8700

Processor:

Quad-core, 1600 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Intel HD

RAM:

4 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC

OS:

Windows (8.1)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

USB 3.0

Features:

USB OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Cellular

Data:

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Battery

Type:

User replaceable

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 699

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Microsoft Surface 3 64GB

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

Microsoft Surface 3

Wi-Fi Only

Differences from the main variant:

MSRP price:

$ 599

Microsoft Surface 3 64GB

Wi-Fi Only

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

MSRP price:

$ 499

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • The camera lacks flash

Description

The Microsoft Surface 3 features a 10.8-inch display with 1920x1280. It is powered by a 1.6-GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage, which can be expanded by a microSD card. The camera is an 8-megapixel unit and there is also a 3.5-megapixel one on the front.

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