The Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's biggest and best tablet yet, but it needs a better keyboard to truly replace your laptop.Read Full Review
- Remarkably thin and light for a machine with laptop guts
- Easier to use as a standalone tablet
- Fast performance
- Gorgeous, high-res display
- Keyboard can be propped up at a more comfortable angle
- Flimsy keyboard is inferior to what you'd get on a proper laptop; worse, it doesn't even come in the box
- Not that comfortable to use in the lap
- Middling battery life
Unsurprisingly, Windows 8.1 runs quickly and smoothly on the Pro 3, and the touchscreen had no issues tracking our swipes and inputs. The new Type Cover keyboard cover features a new touchpad that's tremendously better than earlier models, as well as backlit keys.
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As a laptop the Surface Pro 3 is awkward and uncomfortable to use on the sofa.As a tablet the Windows platform has very few tablet friendly apps (compared to iOS and Android).The Surface Pro 3 does have...
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