Microsoft just announced their next generation tablet the Surface Pro 3 and not only has it offers the new Windows 8.1 OS but Microsoft also claims that it can replace your laptop. Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has the same solid build quality and is made out of magnesium like its predecessor and to prove that it can withstand some damage Microsoft drop one of their new Surface pro 3 tablets on the stage which means that it can take a few bumps and still survive.
Surface Pro 3 weighs 800 grams which is a little heavier than its predecessor but is thinner than Surface Pro 2 at 9.1mm. The tablet has a 12 inch display that supports a resolution of 2160 x 1440 pixels with ClearType technology. The aspect ratio on the display is 3:2 which Microsoft claims has 6% more area than that of a MacBook Air 13 inch because of the high resolution that the screen supports.What’s under the hood is even more impressive as Microsoft Surface Pro 3 supports 4th generation of Intel core i processors and will be available in Corei3, Corei5 and Corei7 with up to 8GB of onboard RAM and Intel 4400 graphics. The onboard storage on the tablets will range from 64 GB to 512 GB and has a fanless design with vents around the sides of the tablet. The tablet is also said to provide you with 9 hours of browsing in a single charge.
The tablet has a USB 3.0 port for faster data transfer and consist of two cameras one the back and one on the front with a 5MP sensor and can record a video in 1080p at 30 frames per second. The tablets will start shipping in June with Corei5 models with 128GB of storage at $999 and 256GB of storage at $1299. In August Microsoft will be shipping their Corei3 models with 64 GB of storage at $799 and finally after that Microsoft will ship their Corei7 models with 256GB of storage at $1549 and 512GB of storage at $1949.