Microsoft last week announced the new Surface 3 device which is thinner, smaller, lighter, and less-powerful than the Surface Pro 3. Surface 3 features the same beautiful design and premium materials as Surface Pro 3 in a more compact and efficient package. It is thin (just 8.7 mm) and light (1.37 pounds or 622 grams) and has a 10.8-inch screen. Compared to the 12-inch Surface Pro 3 it is slightly smaller and it feels great when you’re using it as a tablet. Also, it starts at $499 and comes with 10.8 inch screen running a full Windows 8.1 OS. It also includes 1 year subscription to Office 365. Read full tech specs of Surface 3 here. Pre-order is available starting today through Microsoft Stores, microsoftstore.com and select retailers, and it will be on sale beginning May 5,, with availability in 26 markets by May 7. Find full details on pre-order here.
Microsoft today posted a video to promote Surface 3 among classrooms. Check it out above.
Surface 3 brings all the best tools for teaching and learning together in one device. It has the full power of a laptop in a lightweight touchscreen tablet form. And, with best-in-class digital inking capabilities, Surface 3 can replace pen and paper in the classroom.