Microsoft reveals thinner, faster Surface Pro 3 tablet
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Microsoft reveals thinner, faster Surface Pro 3 tablet

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Ladies and gentlemen, this is the tablet that can replace your laptop. Surface Pro 3. Take a quick look at that. Look at how thin it is. So as a point of reference, the best way to kinda look at this device to start is, to let you use Surface Pro 2. Because you can just kinda see the comparison. Service pro two has packed a ton of punch. It has all the performance that you needed in your full laptop, and as a performer as anything on market. We then took that product, we took that exact same performance increased it, pushed it from the 10.6 millimeters it started at, and pushed it down to the 9.1 millimeters you see on stage. Pretty incredible. We've grown it to a 12 inch diagonal. Now, I wanna explain that, to your really quick. Pushing it to 12 inches was critical. If we want to do more. If we want to help people be more. If we want to be more, productive. Sitting right in between the tablet and the laptop, and getting to the point where you can replace your laptop. This is a critical, critical element. 12 inches. It is a, beautiful screen. It is a 3 by 2 aspect ratio, which we'll talk about later. It's something that hasn't really been done before, in this size. It's a 2160 by 1440 display, we all it pixel free. It is the same clear type technology that you've seen, in Surface Pro II. It's optically bonded. It has the highest contrast ratios, in the industry. Critical, productivity, not a sexy word. I totally get it. But to be more productive, to help yourself do more, to get more done, the higher those ratios are, the less eye strain you have. I know it's subtle, but it matters. It just means, you get less tired. That's super important. As much as we designed in thinness, we designed in lightness. So, important to understand. The best way, to really get a feel is to hold it. The second best way, is to kinda show it. So let me do that, really quick. I'll put the surface here. I'm gonna grab this. MacBook here. And I just want you, to look at that. It's very important, to understand. Yeah, kinda cool. Here it is. This product's a great product, of course. And the MacBook, I totally understand why it's being used. But it is best in class when it comes to thinness, and lightness. There is no, debate. Now we have a 12 inch screen. I want to compare to the 13 inch, for a reason. On our 12 inch screen, because of the beautiful screen, and all of the rendering, and the work of windows to optimize it, with this screen, when you pick it up you will look at it, it will feel great. The reason it will feel great is because, we've optimized the scaling of windows. Perfectly. On this 12 inch screen, you get 6% more content, than on this 13 inch screen. That is a factor of the ratio, 3 by 2 as well as the scale. It is gorgeous.

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