In case you haven’t heard, everyone has been speculating at what Microsoft would be announcing at their press event today. Many thought it was going to be a Surface Mini, but today Microsoft threw everyone a curveball. They announced the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. It’s available for preorder today starting at $799. Check out the specs below:
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Specs:
Display: 12 inch ClearType Full HD (2160 x 1440 resolution)
Cameras: 5 Megapixel rear-facing camera / 5 megapixel front-facing camera
Processor / RAM: i3, i5, i7 Processor / 8 GB RAM
Memory: 64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB
Battery: Up to 9 hours of battery life
Connectivity / Ports : USB 3.0 / MicroSD Reader
OS: Windows 8.1
Features: Final Draft, Dolby Enhanced Sound, Surface Pen
Price: $799 and up
Pre-order Surface Pro 3 HERE
Check out some of the top features (from the press release)
Top features and benefits
- Replace your laptop. Surface Pro 3 takes you from tablet to laptop and back with the optional Surface Pro Type Cover and Docking Station for Surface Pro 3. Prop Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro Type Cover up on your lap to type on the go, flip the cover back and use Surface Pro 3 like a tablet, or draw with Surface Pen. Connect Surface Pro 3 to the docking station to create a powerful desktop rig. It’s the tablet that can replace your laptop.
- Feel the power. With the option of three different 4th-generation Intel® Core™ processor models and packing up to 8 GB of RAM, Surface Pro 3 is a powerhouse providing enterprise-worthy performance, all in a thin and lightweight package.
- Write, draw and create. Surface Pro 3 includes the all-new Surface Pen that is pressure-sensitive and precise, so you can get creative with drawing and note-taking. Surface Pen makes it easy to mark presentations, PDFs and documents just like you would on paper.
- Smile for the camera.Featuring two 1080p HD video cameras, 5MP rear- and front-facing cameras, capturing image stills or video chatting is easy and beautiful.
- All the programs you need. Surface Pro 3 is compatible with virtually all your favorite and critical Windows software, including Microsoft Office. With Windows 8.1 Pro, you can download apps from the Windows Store and use them side by side with Snap View, or load custom line-of-business apps for your workforce.
 Office sold separately.