Microsoft announces the Surface Pro 3, a 12-inch tablet with high-resolution display

Surface Pro 3 Announcement
Surface Pro 3 Announcement (Image credit: DP Rubino Photography)

The Surface Pro 3 is real. Microsoft has just announced the new tablet/ultrabook at a private press event in New York City. The Surface Pro 3 is a new model in the Surface family that introduces a handful of firsts. Info after the break.

The Surface Pro 3 is as crazy as you think it is. It’s faster than the Surface Pro 2. Here are some specs:

  • 12-inch display
  • 2160 x 1440 resolution
  • 3x2 aspect ratio
  • Multi-friction kickstand
  • 9.1mm thin
  • 800g

The Surface Pro 3 will go on sale tomorrow starting at $799. That gets you an Intel Core i3 version. You can also get an Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 configurations. Here's the breakdown:

  • i3-4GB RAM-64GB - $799
  • i5-4GB RAM-128GB - $999
  • i5-8GB RAM-256GB - $1299
  • i7-8GB RAM-256GB - $1549
  • i7-8GB RAM-512GB - $1949

Keep your eyes here on Windows Phone Central as we bring you hands-on photos and videos shortly! 

Sam Sabri