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The Surface Pro 3 is finally official. Microsoft announced the new tablet earlier this morning at a private press event in New York City. During the announcement, Microsoft shared a handful of specs for the Surface Pro 3, like the killer resolution. But now we have the full spec list for what you get in this crazy machine.

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Display

  • Screen: 12-inch ClearType Full HD display
  • Resolution: 2160 x 1440
  • Aspect Ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: Multitouch input

Battery:

  • Up to nine hours of web-browsing battery life

Wireless

  • Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11ac/802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0 low energy technology

Pen input

  • Pen input and pen (included with purchase)
  • Pen features 256 levels of pressure sensitivity

Cameras and A/V

  • 5MP and 1080p HD front- and rear-facing cameras
  • Built-in front- and rear-facing microphones
  • Stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio-enhanced sound

Ports

  • Full-size USB 3.0
  • microSD card reader
  • Headset jack
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Cover port
  • Charging port

Sensors

  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer

Operating system

  • Windows 8.1 Pro

Exterior

  • Dimensions: 7.93 in x 11.5 in x 0.36 in
  • Weight: 1.76 lbs  / 800 grams
  • Casing: Magnesium
  • Color: Silver
  • Physical buttons: Volume, Power, Home

Configurations

Those are all the base specs that everyone Surface Pro 3 will ship with. The Surface Pro 3 will vary in price based on the processor, memory and storage. The following are the configurations that you’ll be able to grab:

  • Intel Core i3 / 64 GB / 4GB of RAM / $799
  • Intel Core i5 / 128 GB / 4GB of RAM / $999
  • Intel Core i5 / 256 GB / 8GB of RAM / $1299
  • Intel Core i7 / 256 GB / 8GB of RAM / $1549
  • Intel Core i7 / 512 GB / 8GB of RAM / $1949

What do you think of the Surface Pro 3? Which configuration are you planning on picking up? 

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