Microsoft Surface 3
Unlike its predecessors, which were running Windows RT, the Surface 3 comes with a full version of Windows 8.1 which means that you can install and run any Windows application including Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom, making the Surface 3 an alternative to a conventional PC. Inside an Intel Atom processor is powering the operating system 10.8-inch display with 3:2 aspect ratio offers a resolution of 1920 x 1280 pixels. The screen also supports pressure-sensitive pen input via the same N-trig pen digitizer used in the Surface Pro devices.
In the camera department the front-facing camera captures 3.5MP images while on the back an 8MP module is on duty. In contrast to many other tablets the Surface 3 offers a good range of ports including a full-size USB 3.0 connector, headphone jack, microSD slot and a Mini DisplayPort. There is also a microUSB connector for charging. The Surface 3 is available as a 64GB model with 2GB of RAM or a 128GB version with 4GB.
|Front camera effective pixels||4 megapixels|
|Rear camera effective pixels||8 megapixels|
|LCD dots||1920 x 1200|
|Built in memory||2GB RAM/64GB storage or 4GB RAM/128GB|
|Weight||622 g (21.94 oz)|
|Dimensions||267 x 187 x 9 mm (10.51 x 7.36 x 0.34″)|