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Surface Pro 3, lighter and bigger, his real competition is MacBook Air. Pro 3 will cost from $799 to $1949 and it is run by Intel processors with 4 or 8 GB of RAM.

Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air

Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air

Microsoft has unveiled Surface 3 Pro on Tuesday, and this is the latest try of Microsoft to attract users to purchase their tablet and laptop hybrid.

Surface Pro 3 tablet is bigger and lighter, and from Microsoft they are sending a message that this is the device needed in order to combine productivity with fun.

CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella has said in New York that they are dedicated in making their own devices, even though they are not always successful in that.

“We are not building hardware in order to just have it. We want to build an experience which combines all possibilities of our company”,  Nadella said.

Surface Pro 3 comes in three version with prices from $799 to $1949, and it has 12 inch screen with resolution of 2160 x 1440.

Also with the full version of Windows 8.1 it comes with Microsoft Office. It is powered by Intel processors of fourth generation (i3, i5 and i7), with internal storage from 64 GB up to 512 GB, and working RAM memory of 4 or 8 GB.

Surface is situated at 2 percent of the market at the moment.

Microsoft has compared its product to the MacBook Air, which is obviously their direct competition.
We have decided to make a comparison ourselves.

Surface Pro 3 is lighter than MacBook Air, is it better? That’s up to you to decide.

Screen Size 12-inches, 3:2 aspect ratio 13.3-inches, 16:10 aspect ratio
Resolution and Pixel Density 2160 x 1440, 216ppi 1440 x 900, 128ppi
Processor Speed Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 (Haswell) Intel Core i5 or i7 (Haswell)
RAM 4GB or 8GB 4GB or 8GB
GPU Intel HD Graphics 4400 Intel HD Graphics 5000
Weight 2.42 pounds (with keyboard) 2.96 pounds
Battery Life Up to 9 hours browsing the web Up to 12 hours browsing the web
Storage Space 64GB, 128GB, 256GB or 512GB 128GB, 256GB or 512GB
OS Windows 8.1 OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Ports USB 3.0 (1), miroSD, Mini Display Port USB 3.0 (2), SDXC, Thunderbolt (Mini DisplayPort)
Connectivity 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE
Camera Dual 5MP, 1080p cameras 720p FaceTime HD
Price $799 – $1949, depending on configuration $999 – $1749, depending on configuration

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