Microsoft Surface 3
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26 tablets
10.5" - 11.88"
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Microsoft Surface 3: 79 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 1.6GHz
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8 x 3.3GHz
217
0

2. resolution

1920 x 1280px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 3840 x 3840px
166
0

3. RAM

4GB
Vaio Z Canvas 512GB: 16GB
145
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
10.80"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.50"
139
0

5. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Microsoft Surface 3
72% have it
134
0

6. thickness

8.70mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.60mm
112
0

7. weight

622g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.51g
104
0

8. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Microsoft Surface 3
58% have it
92
0

9. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Microsoft Surface 3
87% have it
86
0

10. front camera megapixels

3.50MP
Xiaomi Mi Pad 3: 8MP
84
0

11. megapixels

8MP
Xiaomi Mi Pad 3: 16MP
82
0

12. plays Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Microsoft Surface 3(Windows 8.1)
54% have it
72
0

13. Supports widgets

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
Microsoft Surface 3(Windows 8.1)
87% have it
70
0

14. width

267mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.20mm
69
0

15. Is a multi-user system

Microsoft Surface 3(Windows 8.1)
48% have it
67
0

16. height

187mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
65
0

17. internal storage

128GB
Vaio Z Canvas: 1000GB
59
0

18. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Microsoft Surface 3(Windows 8.1)
67% have it
58
0

19. volume

434cm³
Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1): 108.40cm³
52
0

20. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Apple iPad Pro 9.7" 32GB WiFi + Cellular: 2160 x 60fps
51
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21. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Microsoft Surface 3
19% have it
50
0

22. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Microsoft Surface 3
17% have it
49
0

23. Bluetooth version

4
Apple iPad 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 128GB: 4.20
49
0

24. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Microsoft Surface 3
93% have it
42
0

25. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3
40
0

26. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Microsoft Surface 3
73% have it
38
0

27. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
3
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3.10
38
0

28. has a cellular module

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
Microsoft Surface 3
28% have it
36
0

29. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Microsoft Surface 3(Windows 8.1)
55% have it
36
0

30. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Microsoft Surface 3(Windows 8.1)
79% have it
34
0

31. has a gyroscope

A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
Microsoft Surface 3
65% have it
34
0

32. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Microsoft Surface 3(Windows 8.1)
79% have it
34
0

33. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
14nm(Intel Atom x7-Z8700)
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 14nm
34
0

34. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Microsoft Surface 3
95% have it
33
0

35. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Microsoft Surface 3(Intel Atom x7-Z8700)
13% have it
30
0

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