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The newest member of the Surface Pro- family, is also the thinnest and lightest member so far. The brand new Surface Pro 3 also features a larger display than its predecessors and a increased resolution , now counting 2160×1440 resolution on a  2K color-calibrated screen at a 3:2 aspect ratio. The screen still supports the intuitive multitouch input. Also, the laterst version of Surface Pro offers a more adjustable, continuous kickstand that will provide the user of almost all possible working- angles imaginable.

Multimedia and WiFi

Besides having the speakers front-faced, making them 45 percent louder than previous models. Also, the New Surface Pro 3 adds the support for the 802.11ac standard, providing up to the double connection speed over WiFi.
Along the many upgrades both the internal cameras now features a resoultion of 5MP capable of capturing 1080p HD video for sharing or communications.

Active pen

One of the major changes though isn’t the pen itself, but the change from using Wacom in previous models to n-trig digitizer. Now, one of the benefits by changing is n-trig beeing able to provid a thinner digitizer and thereby a more compact Surface Pro, as well as the many improved features.  One of these new features from the custom Surface Pen is the one-click that opens OneNote, and a tap to instantly capture a screenshot of your screen.

Security and UEFI

One of the long desired functions is being able to password protect the UEFI. The Surface Pro 3 now allow you to do this. To further secure your device, you will also be able to disable both the USB port, docking connection and SDXC card reader on your Surface Pro 3. Improved is also the support for a ON-screen keyboard  to type in your Bit-locker key during startup. By doing this, you no longer need to use an external keyboard to type in you Bit-locker PIN when applied to your Surface.

Surface Pro 3 kickstand

Technical spesicfications

Operating system Windows 8.1 Pro

Exterior Dimensions: 20.14 cm x 29.2 cm x 0.91 cm
Weight: 799 grams
Casing: Magnesium

Storage 64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB

Display Screen: 12″- ClearType Full HD
Resolution: 2160 x 1440
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Digitizer: Multitouch input

Digital pen Pen input and pen (included with purchase)
Pen features 256 levels of pressure sensitivity

CPU 4th-generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 Processor
System memory: 4GB or 8GB memory options

WLAN Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.0 low energy Technology

Battery Up to nine hours of Web-browsing battery life

Camera and A/V 5MP and 1080p HD front- and rear-facing cameras
Built-in front- and rear-facing microphones
Stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio-enhanced sound

I/O Full-size USB 3.0
microSD card reader
Headset jack
Mini DisplayPort
Cover port
Charging port

Pricing

Surface Pro 3 Estimated retail price  (USD)
Intel Core i3, 64 GB/4 GB RAM $799
Intel Core i5, 128 GB/4 GB RAM $999
Intel Core i5, 256 GB/8 GB RAM $1,299
Intel Core i7, 256 GB/8 GB RAM $1,549
Intel Core i7, 512 GB/8 GB  RAM $1,949



– Alex

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