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Surface Pro 3 is rated4.3015 out of5 by922.
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$799.00

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$999.00

Student price

$1,299.00

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$1,549.00

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$1,949.00

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

 

This student-only discount requires verification of student status prior to purchase. Limit one (1) copy of this item per 12-month period.

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

The new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop (Type Cover sold separately).

 

 

Overview

The tablet that can replace your laptop

Barely tipping the scales at 1.76 pounds, the new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 has all the power and performance of a premium laptop in a thin and lightweight design. It also comes with the all-new Surface Pen which delivers a natural writing and drawing experience.

Larger screen, lighter form

Larger screen, lighter form

Featuring a gorgeous 12-inch display encased in a sleek magnesium frame, Surface Pro 3 is the thinnest and lightest in our Pro family. Refined to its essential elements, Surface Pro 3 is as beautiful as it is functional so you can stay productive from anywhere. Just slip it into your bag or backpack and go.

Run your favorite programs and apps

Run your favorite programs and apps

Pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 Pro, you can install your favorite desktop software, including the full Microsoft Office Suite (sold separately) and thousands of programs created for the Windows platform. Surface Pro 3 also has a 4th generation Intel Core processor which delivers blazing-fast performance.

Revolutionary laptop

Revolutionary laptop

Offering unmatched versatility, you can go from tablet to laptop in a snap with the multi-position Kickstand and Surface Pro 3 Type Cover.3 Magnetic stability keeps the Surface Pro 3 Type Cover steady, so you can work just as comfortably on your lap as at your desk. Plus, you can easily connect your peripherals and transfer files via a full-size USB 3.0, microSD card reader, and Mini DisplayPort.4

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Write naturally

Write naturally

Behold the most natural writing and drawing experience on a tablet thanks to the new Surface Pen. Use the Pen to mark up presentations, sign documents, or enjoy art apps. You can also open a blank OneNote document with a click of the Surface Pen to instantly capture your next idea–even if your device is in sleep mode.

Stay entertained

Stay entertained

Use the multi-position Kickstand for a hands-free way to watch movies on the brilliant Full HD display.5 Enjoy Dolby audio as you stream millions of songs for free, and import your iTunes playlists. Easily integrate all your social content with free apps like Facebook and Twitter, or stay productive with pre-installed apps like OneNote and Skype.

Surface Pro 3 vs. MacBook Air

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Surface Pro 3

Surface Pro 3

Substantially thinner and lighter than MacBook Air—weighs 2.4 pounds with cover attached

Multi-touch display

Detachable keyboard3 and touchscreen goes from laptop to tablet in a snap

Runs entire Office Suite1 and thousands of programs created for the Windows platform

High-quality Pen that delivers a natural writing and drawing experience

Two 5MP HD front- and rear-facing cameras

MacBook Air

MacBook Air

13-inch MacBook Air tips the scales at 2.96 pounds

Non-touch display

No touchscreen and keyboard is non-detachable

Runs Office, but can't run many software programs you may need to get work done

No pen and no pen support

One 720p HD front-facing camera

Tech specs

Software

Windows 8.1 Pro

Exterior

Casing: Magnesium • Color: Silver • Physical buttons: Volume, Power, Home

Dimensions

11.50 x 7.93 x 0.36 in (292.10 x 201.42 x 9.14 mm)

Weight

1.76 lbs (0.79 kg)

Hard drive size2

Solid state drive (SSD) options: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB

Memory

64GB or 128GB version with 4GB RAM
256GB or 512GB version with 8GB RAM

Display

Screen: 12" ClearType Full HD Display • Resolution: 2160 x 1440 • Aspect Ratio: 3:2 • Touch: Multitouch input

Processor

64GB/Intel i3 version:
4th generation Intel Core i3-4020Y 1.50 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 4200

128GB/Intel i5 version:
4th generation Intel Core i5-4300U 2.90 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 4400

256GB/Intel i5 version:
4th generation Intel Core i5-4300U 2.90 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 4400

256GB/Intel i7 version:
4th generation Intel Core i7-4650U 3.30 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 5000

512GB/Intel i7 version:
4th generation Intel Core i7-4650U 3.30 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 5000

TPM (Trusted Platform Module) chip for enterprise security

Wireless

802.11ac/802.11a/b/g/n

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy technology

Battery Life

Up to 9 hours of web browsing5

Cameras and Video

5MP and 1080p HD front- and rear-facing cameras • Built-in front- and rear-facing microphones • Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio-enhanced sound

Audio

Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio-enhanced sound

Ports

Full-size USB 3.0 • microSD card reader • Headphone jack • Mini DisplayPort • Cover port • Charging port

Sensors

Ambient light sensor • Accelerometer • Gyroscope • Magnetometer

Warranty

1-year limited hardware warranty6

Surface Pen

Dimensions: 135mm (length), 9.5mm (diameter) • Weight: 20 grams

Pre-installed Apps

Flipboard • Skype Wi-Fi • Skype • OneNote MX • Solitaire • Mahjong • Sudoku/Microsoft Number Puzzle • Fresh Paint

In the box

Surface Pro 3 • Surface Pen • 36-watt power supply • Quick Start Guide • Safety and warranty documents

FAQ

Can I run everything on Surface Pro 3 that I can on my laptop or desktop?

A: Yes, Surface Pro 3 is a full laptop replacement.

How does the magnet on the keyboard work?

A: The magnet is designed to increase the on lap typing experience. Simply connect the magnet to the bottom of the device.

Does Surface Type Cover and Type Cover 2 work on Surface Pro 3?

A: Surface Pro 3 works best with Surface Pro 3 Cover, however your Touch and Type Cover 2 will click in and work with Surface Pro 3.

Is the Surface Pro 3 hard drive an SSD (solid state drive) or HDD (hard disk drive)?

A: All Surface devices use an SSD. There are no physical hard drives in any Surface device.

Ratings and reviews

Rated 5 out of5 by fromAmazing ProductI bought the Surface Pro 3 three weeks ago and I'm truly Amazed by this device. I have the i5 128GB with Type Cover (I added a Sandisk Ultra 128GB MicroSD) and I use my SP3 just about everyday. I take it with me to job, to my Daughter's Softball Game(s) (I connect it to my Verizon LG G3 mobile hotspot) and just about anywhere I go. Using One Note on the SP3 is truly innovative, just tap the top of pen and One Note opens up:). I have 4 tablets at home (LG G Pad, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2013 Edition), Nook HD+ and Original Xoom WiFi) and I have not touched a single one of them since buying the SP3. The SP3 has replaced my Laptop and because it's basically a laptop I don't need all the Apps other tablets need to be functional. The App store is fine and I have downloaded some free Apps like Flixster, Netflix, Hulu etc. etc. The screen is Amazing & Beautiful, I love watching movies on my SP3 when not at home. I have even installed Steam and Origin and have played Skyrim and Crysis 3 with a Wired Xbox 360 Controller. I even got one of my co-workers to buy a SP3 after he saw mine. Microsoft definitely hit a Grand Slam with the Surface Pro 3.BTW - I still have my 32GB Zune HD:)
Date published: 2015-05-13
Rated 5 out of5 by fromA New & Powerful LaptopI have had this for less than month and still have a lot to learn. Biggest challenge is learning Windows 8.1, but I am getting it. Pointer does not work well for me, but with a bluetooth mouse everything does very well. Good speed and One Drive is great for working with different computers. I am looking forward to Windows 10 this fall.
Date published: 2015-05-12
Rated 4 out of5 by fromTablet Pen was Saved By a MiracleI received this computer around january for my birthday, and i've been using it excessively in my artwork for college and commissions. The best part is that yesterday, my pen slipped out of my front pocket and into the toilet just as i flushed it, and i grabbed it just in time (eww), fearing that it would be frazzled and i'd just have to turn it in for a new one. However, i opened it to find the battery still dry, and it worked fine! after multiple wet-wipes, it's back to working order and securely fastened to the computer. It's fine now.
Date published: 2015-05-08
Rated 5 out of5 by fromOne of the est things I ever purchasedI had a nexus tablet and a chromebook. while I enjoyed both very much, this device replaced both of them. I have the 128gig i5 and its super fast to boot and preform. This all comes with a price of course but its the best money I have spent and I'm sure to get years of enjoyment and use out of this.
Date published: 2015-05-08
Rated 5 out of5 by fromBest Device Microsoft has made!!!!I love this thing! I'm a busy college student and this fits perfectly into my busy life! portable, powerful and efficient. I love the versatility between tablet and laptop. Can't wait for windows 10 and how Microsoft will improve on 8.1 which I've become use to so quickly.I'd recommend this device. I't does everything i need it to and more. Onenote integration with the surface pen is on point. It's price but save your money and invest in a surface pro 3, I did and its worth it.ps. The type cover really is necessary to really have full functionality between tablet and laptop. It's extra and not included, which I believe it should.
Date published: 2015-05-06
Rated 5 out of5 by fromA ture laptop/Desktop/iPad replacementI am an eighth grad mathematics teacher and I spend a lot of time on a PC developing, presenting, and assessing curriculum. I have a desktop PC at home, an iPad, a Macbook Air, and a laptop issued by my school. Over the years I have mastered the art of keeping all of these devices in sync so that I can stay productive both in my classroom and at home. Of course using OneDrive has helped to keep my documents backed up and consistent across all of my devices, however it has been a chore to keep the same software on all of the devices.I know all of these devices seem like overkill, but I really needed all of them. (a quick overview) My home desktop was my go to machine for creating tests and presentations for lessons. It was also the work horse for times when I had a lot of data to manage such as grades or progress monitoring. I had my school laptop for presenting materials, since it was hooked up to my interactive display. I had my Macbook Air for on the go work. For example, professional development days when I needed longer battery life, which it would still sometimes need a little charge toward the end of the day. It was also lighter to pack back and forth from home to work. The iPad was the device that filled the gaps in between. I would use it to do any quick checks for e-mail or respond to student posts on Schoology (a course management site).I have been keeping my eye on the Surface Pro tablets since they released. I worried about whether they could keep up for a full day of work without having to charge up. I also worried about it being light enough to carry around all day in my classroom as I teach. My iPad was light and I could do this, but it just didn’t have the software I needed (active inspire – software for my interactive display). Then I read about the Surface Pro 3. I researched a lot about it, and despite the nitpicking of bloggers out there I thought I would take the gamble and see how it pans out for me – someone using it for a real day to day job, not watching Netflix for 7 hours straight as an endurance test.This week I have been attending a workshop where I have used my Surface Pro 3 all day. I have been thoroughly impressed with the performance of my Surface. The battery life is amazing. Reviewers do unrealistic tests like running Netflix for hours and hours. I hope no one is watching Netflix that long! I used my Surface all day, taking notes, looking at websites, and annotating over PDF files. When I got home there was still battery to go. I put it on charge each night and it was ready in the morning. It really is an all-day charge.I love the Surface pen with quick access to OneNote. I have always thought using a laptop or iPad to take notes was a hassle because of the startup process. Paper and pencil was so much easier, but the Surface Pro 3 is just as fast. Just a click and the Surface is ready to go. I love it.I have the 256GB model and it has ample space for my apps and files. I suppose the 128GB model would suffice, but I wanted 8GB of RAM. Speaking of RAM, my Surface can breeze through running many different applications at once. – it should with 8GB. And I am talking about real applications like Word, Active Inspire, Outlook, and the like.Because my Surface Pro 3 is so capable, I have taken down my desktop PC and hooked up my Surface Pro 3 to a monitor and Bluetooth keyboard/mouse. It doesn’t seem to sweat any task I used to do on my desktop. This includes screen casting for lessons, video editing, creating flipcharts, and composing PowerPoints. So my Desktop is out of the picture.My Surface pro is light weight enough and has the battery endurance to replace my Macbook Air so it is out of the picture. It is also light enough for me to hold up while I sit on the couch, or in bed, so my iPad can be replaced too.I have read about WiDi (Wireless Display) technology and I am looking to replace my school issued laptop with a WiDi receiver and connect up my Surface Pro.As of right now I am replacing four devices with one and I am not making any compromises. . That amazes me.If you are looking at the Surface Pro and the Surface 2 you should really assess what you want to do with your PC. I have a few Surface RT tablets in my classroom for my students to use, and I am pleased with their performance. I would recommend those devices if you are light weight user that needs to just browse the web, e-mail and compose anything from Office software. This will also save you some money, On the other hand if you are like me and are looking for desktop performance in the form of a tablet, then this is what you need. I highly recommend this device, especially for anyone in education.
Date published: 2014-06-26
Rated 1 out of5 by fromDOESN'T REPLACE LAPTOPAs a disclaimer, I got this device for free so I can't say I wasted money on it but I wish I'd picked something else. Unless you only use your computer on a flat surface, this thing is not a good option to replace your laptop. If you're sitting on the couch it's difficult to use. If you're propped up in bed it's difficult to use. If you're sitting cross-legged trying to study it's difficult to you. The kickstand also takes up WAY more space than is necessary. As a tablet it's an ok option, but if you want to continue enjoying your computer as a laptop, I'd suggest a Yoga instead.
Date published: 2015-05-21
Rated 5 out of5 by fromBest of both worldsThis tablet is far superior to the iPad. As for a laptop, the Mac Air doesn't even compare. As a mobile device for working on Cisco equipment it is by far the most convenient laptop I've used. Everyone at work wants one and the Macs are being traded in for these at a very high rate.
Date published: 2015-05-20
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