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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

New Microsoft Surface Pro 3 promises to be ’the tablet that can replace your laptop’

Microsoft has announced the third generation of its own-brand tablet devices, which were first launched in June 2012. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a 12-inch Full HD display and runs Windows 8.1 Pro on a choice of Intel Core processors.

Other features include a USB 3.0 port, a touch-sensitive pen and an optional clip-on QWERTY keyboard.

With a depth of less than 1cm, the new tablet is thinner than an Apple Macbook Air (but not as thin as an iPad Air).

Panos Panay, corporate vice president for Microsoft Surface, said “So many people carry both a laptop and a tablet but really want just one device that serves all purposes. Surface Pro 3 is the tablet that can replace your laptop - packing all the performance of a fully powered laptop into a thin, light and beautifully designed device. You’ll love being able to carry a single device for your next class, workday or weekend getaway knowing you have all the power you need.”

Retail pricing in the USA is expected to start from $799 (£475) for the Intel Core i3 model with 64GB of storage and 4GB of RAM.

Availability of mid-range models in Canada and the USA is expected from 20th June, with UK and Ireland availability due by the end of August.

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