Microsoft today launched a new thinner, lighter Surface Pro 3 tablet. This 12in Windows tablet offers Core i7 performance in a 9.1mm shell, and you can pre-order it from tomorrow for $799. Here’s our Surface Pro 3 launch video and Surface Pro 3 launch blog. See also:Microsoft Surface Pro 3 release date, UK price and specs – thinner, lighter more powerful Windows tablet set to take on MacBook Air, New Surface Pro 3 new features and Surface Pro 3 review.
Microsoft expanded the Surface Pro from a 10in display to a full laptop-sized 12 inches. It has made changes to the Type Cover, too, expandoing the trackpad and allowing you click in place the cover for what Microsoft calls ‘lapability’. Rumours of a Surface Pro mini proved to be unfounded.
You can pre-order Surface Pro 3 from tomorrow, May 21, and it will be onsale beginning June 20 in Canada and the United States. By the end of August, Surface Pro 3 and select new accessories will become available for purchase in 26 additional markets, including the UK. We will update this info as it comes in.