The Many Features of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3
A tablet can offer many of the functions of a desktop or laptop computer but in a smaller package that's easy to take with you on the go. Although the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 may not have the same screen size as a traditional desktop computer, it allows you to access a variety of applications geared toward productivity.
What is the Surface Pro 3?
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is intended to the be the professional-grade version of the regular Surface 3. There are a few differences between the two versions of this tablet. The Pro version has a 12-inch display while the regular Surface 3 has a 10.8-inch display. Additionally, the Pro version has a higher screen resolution. It also offers more memory options, with 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB models available.
What other features does the Surface Pro 3 offer?
The Surface Pro 3 has a 12-inch touchscreen display, and it weighs 1.76 pounds. It has a kickstand attached to the back so that the tablet can be propped up. The kickstand's hinge allows you to move it at any angle. This tablet also comes installed with either Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 operating systems.
Other features include:
- Wi-Fi connectivity capabilities
- USB 3.0 port
- MicroSD card slot
- Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 processors
- Lithium-ion battery with up to nine hours of battery life
What is the Surface Pen?
The Surface Pen is a battery-powered stylus that enables you to interact with the Pro 3's touch screen. This stylus is equipped with three buttons, one of which automatically opens the OneNote application even if the tablet is in sleep mode. It connects to the tablet by using Bluetooth 4.0, and it can sense 256 levels of pressure.
What kind of camera does this tablet have?
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 comes equipped with front- and rear-facing cameras that enable you to take a photo, record videos, and make video calls. Both five-megapixel cameras record video in 1080p with an aspect ratio of 16:9. The Pro 3 is compatible with a variety of photo editing programs, including the PhotosEdit app that comes preinstalled.
What accessories are compatible with the Surface Pro 3?
There are a wide variety of accessories that can be used with this tablet. Keyboards that can be plugged into the screen are available in an array of colors and styles. A wireless mouse can also be used. If you want to expand the memory capacity on your Surface Pro 3 to store more files, it's compatible with microSD cards of up to 256GB.
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