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Introducing the Surface Pro 3

Today at an event in New York, Microsoft introduced its latest tablet, the Surface Pro 3.

It starts at $799 and offers a host of enhancements.

Check out the rest of this slideshow for an account of the event as it unfolded, or just jump to our First Take for all the info on the new tablet.

Check out CNET's Microsoft Surface Pro 3 First Take.

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The press is aquiver in anticipation.

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CNET livebloggers Dan Ackerman and Tim Stevens.

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Working the crowd.

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Maybe a weight comparison is in order?

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella takes the stage.

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Buzzwords, check.

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No one seems to be taking notes on a Surface.

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VP Panos Panay takes the stage.

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Behold: the Surface Pro 3!

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Twelve-inch screen, larger than any previous Surface, and higher resolution.

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"The thinnest Core PC ever made."

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And it's light...

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...compared to a MacBook Air.

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Inside the Core.

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Drop test.

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Close-up hands-on from the front row...

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More hands-on, kickstand style.

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Photoshop demo time.

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Another kickstand demo, with sleeping kid ("watching" Netflix).

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Multilevel kickstand...

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They call the lowest angle "canvas mode."

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"Lapability" in action.

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On to new type covers.

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"We put a ton of energy into the trackpad."

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The type cover now clips up to give a better angle.

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A size comparison versus a legal notepad.

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"It's not a stylus, it's a pen."

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A demo of the "pen" using the New York Times Crossword app.

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Another demo using the Final Draft app to edit a script.

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Using a pen to doodle on an image.

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Hands-on with the pen.

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The Surface Pro 3 is the newest addition to the lineup, and the only new Surface announced at the event.

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The Surface Pro 3 starts at $799 and pre-orders begin tomorrow.

Read our Microsoft Surface Pro 3 First Take.

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