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Microsoft Surface 3 Announced


Microsoft has just announced its third generation Surface tablet. It is the thinnest and lightest Surface to date. It now has a new chipset from Intel and runs Windows 8.1, no more Windows RT. All desktop apps from Windows 7 will also run here. This is Microsoft’s answer to the recently announced Apple’s new Macbook.


Microsoft Surface 3

  • 1.6GHz Quad Core Intel Atom x7-78700 processor
  • 2GB RAM – 16GB internal storage
  • 4GB RAM – 128GB internal storage
  • 10.8-inch Full HD ClearType Plus display (1920 x 1280 pixels)
  • With Surface Pen support
  • 8 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus
  • 3.5 megapixel front facing camera
  • Dolby audio stereo speakers
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, Cover port
  • Windows 8.1

The Microsoft Surface 3 will have 1-year Office 365 subscription and 1TB OneDrive cloud storage. It will be available on May at $499 for the 2GB RAM/16GB variant and $599 for the 4GB RAM/128GB variant. Let’s keep our fingers crossed. We hope Microsoft could bring this officially to the Philippines.

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