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Microsoft Surface 3

from  $349.98+

    Microsoft Surface 3

    from  $349.98+
    from  $349.98+
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    79 Engadget Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    79

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    Microsoft's Surface 3 is the purest distillation of its hybrid tablet/laptop concept yet. It packs in a healthy amount of functionality for its $499 price, though be ready to pay another $130 for its keyboard.

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    Pros
    • The lightest Surface yet
    • Extremely versatile as both a tablet and laptop
    • Runs all Windows software
    • Stylus support is a nice bonus
    Cons
    • Keyboard is another $130
    • Entry model has only 2GB RAM
    • Not powerful enough for anything beyond basic computing

    Reviews

    79
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 8
    90
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 6
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Form factor
    Tablet
    Operating system
    Windows
    Screen size
    10.822
    Storage type
    Internal, Memory card
    Camera (integrated)
    Yes
    Maximum battery life
    Up to 1020

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    79 Engadget Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    79

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Scores

    Engadget

    79
     

    User Reviews

    90
    markahuna
    I really like the Surface, it's every bit as useful as my Surface Pro 2 &...read more
    90
    montymazer
    The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
    90
    markwang125
    Honestly, this is an excellent device. Sure, it may not be the fastest thing...read more
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