Hands-on with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (pictures)
Microsoft announced today the Surface Pro 3 ($799), a new high-performance tablet designed to get rid of the "conflict" between owning a tablet and a laptop. Here's a photo tour of our first hands-on impressions.
Microsoft's latest tablet is available for pre-order May 20, starting at $799. Here's an initial hands-on, in photo form.
From taking notes to doing the New York Times Crossword or writing and editing a screenplay in the app Final Draft, pen input is a major part of the Pro 3. And all you have to do to start writing is click it to unlock.
Thanks to a close partnership with Intel, it's 9.1mm (0.36-inch) thick, which is the thinnest Intel Core PC ever made. It weighs 800 grams (1.8 pounds) and has 10 percent better "performance" than the Surface Pro 2.