Microsoft Surface 3 vs Microsoft Surface Go

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Display

Size:

10.8 inches
10.0 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 1920 pixels, 214 PPI
1200 x 1800 pixels, 216 PPI

Screen-to-body:

69.59 %
69.42 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Intel Atom x7 Z8700
Intel Pentium 4415Y

Processor:

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

GPU:

Intel HD
Intel HD Graphics 615

RAM:

4GB
8GB

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC
microSDXC

Device type:

Tablet
Tablet

OS:

Windows (8.1)
Windows (10)

Battery

Type:

Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Front:

3.5 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

10.51 x 7.36 x 0.34 inches (267 x 187 x 8.7 mm)
9.65 x 6.89 x 0.33 inches (245 x 175 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

21.92 oz (621.0 g)
18.41 oz (522.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock

Colors:

Silver

Tablet dock:

Yes

Cellular

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, OTG
OTG, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Phone features

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699
$ 550

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 31, 2015
Jul 09, 2018
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