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Microsoft Surface Pro Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Global Score
6.276.43
Basic Information
MicrosoftMicrosoft
Windows 8 ProWindows 8.1 Pro
2012-06-182014-05-20
10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches11.50 x 7.93 x 0.36 inches
32.00 ounces28.16 ounces
--Gray
--Metal
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 509.00 at Amazon$ 515.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.6 inches12 inches
1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)2160 x 1440 pixels
IPS LCDIPS LCD
208 pixels per inch216 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
6.26.2
Performance
--Intel Core i5 chipset
Intel Core i5-3317U (Dual-Core 1700 MHz) processor4300U (Dual-Core 1600 MHz) processor
4 GB RAM8 GB RAM
Intel HD Graphics 4000 (650 MHz) GPUIntel HD Graphics 4400 GPU
8.17.2
Storage
128 GB internal memory256 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC external memory slot
5.77.6
Camera
1.00 MP5.00 MP + 5.00 MP
1280 x 720 (29 fps) (HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
3.414.29
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
3.23.2
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
1.361.36
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope and Light SensorAccelerometer, Compass and Gyroscope

Comparisson review

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a score of 6.43, which is slightly better than Microsoft Surface Pro's general score of 6.27. Both of these devices have Windows OS (Operating System), but the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a newer 8.1 Pro version while Microsoft Surface Pro has Windows 8 Pro version, giving you some extra features and enhanced performance. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a newer device, and it is also thinner and lighter than Microsoft Surface Pro.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 counts with a screen that is very similar to the display in Microsoft Surface Pro, although the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 also has a just a bit greater display pixel density, a higher resolution of 1440 x 2160 pixels and a little bigger display. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 counts with a much better storage capacity for applications and games than Microsoft Surface Pro, because although it has no SD memory card expansion slot, it also counts with 256 GB internal memory capacity.

The Microsoft Surface Pro counts with a better CPU than Microsoft Surface Pro 3, because although it has a lower amount of RAM, and they both have the same number of cores, the Microsoft Surface Pro also counts with an additional graphics processing unit. Microsoft Surface Pro 3 features a way better camera than Microsoft Surface Pro, because it has a way more MP camera and a lot higher 1920x1080 (Full HD) video definition.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 and Microsoft Surface Pro both feature similar battery durations.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a little more expensive than the Microsoft Surface Pro, but it's still a great deal, because you can get a lot more for that extra money.