Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Microsoft officially unveiled the Surface 3 - slim and lightweight tablet based on Intel Atom [video]

Microsoft has officially unveiled a new tablet Surface 3 on the basis of a full-fledged Windows, is a budget version of the Surface Pro 3. The device has received more compact screen and weaker processor compared to the "older" model.

The novelty is identical with the Surface Pro 3 design and is made of the same materials. Thus Surface 3 works on a quad Intel Atom x7 (Surface Pro 3 is built on Intel i3 and above) and holds a charge up to 10 hours of video playback. He also has a stylus pen with 256 levels of depression, port USB 3.0, Micro USB connector for charging and stand with different positions.
Surface 3 weighs 622 grams and has a thickness of 8.7 mm (Surface Pro 3 weighs 800 grams, a thickness of 9 mm). In the budget version 10.8 inch screen with a resolution of 1920 × 1280 (at the Surface Pro 3 - 12 inches with 2160 × 1440), 3.5-megapixel front and 8-megapixel main camera (for Surface Pro 3 - 5 megapixels on both) .
Surface 3 will be available pre-loaded with Windows 8.1. Subsequently, the owner will be able to make the transition to the free Windows 10. Buyers gadget receive a free subscription to Office 365 Personal year and 1 TB OneDrive.
The tablet will come with covers keyboards dark blue, light blue, red, dark red and dark gray colors. Will also be available docking station that will connect to devaysu monitor, printer, mouse and keyboard.
Surface 3 will cost $ 499 (Surface Pro 3 costs $ 799). Novelty sales will begin on May 5.