Tablets are all the rage nowadays , I’d been using Apple iPad for my office use for a good 4 years now starting from iPAD 2 to now iPad Air 128GB , but I always missed the versatility of Windows platform as our ERP solution is all windows based and for that I have to turn to my Windows Desktop . I’d been a fan of Microsoft Surface since it’s launch but had never been able to get my hands on one and with Microsoft releasing a better tablet every time , it seems I finally have a good replacement.
Surface 3 , launched today features Quad Core Intel Atom Processor , 2 GB of RAM , 64 GB / 128GB of Storage , Windows 8.1 upgradeable to Windows 10 , 10.8 inch screen and weighs just 1.76 pounds. On connectivity it features Full Size USB 3.0 , Mini Display Port and Micros SD Expansion ,making it the perfect device to carry around the office .
Unlike Surface Pro 3 , Surface 3 does not come with a pen , instead you have to buy one separately at $49.99 while the keyboard will set you back another 129.99 .
Surface3 starts from $499/- for the 64GB / 2GB RAM model and $599/- for the 128GB/4GB RAM model while LTE versions for both to be launched soon.
For now Surface 3 is available in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States and from May 7th will be available in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom
Organizations like BMW , Coca-Cola , BASF and Emirates Airline are already making the switch to Surface 3 , while many schools are also ditching the ChromeBooks and moving to Surface tablets , for now in schools , Microsoft is also offering an educational pricing with 10% of all Surface tablets.