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Microsoft Surface 3 (64GB) tablet

A larger tablet from Microsoft with a 10.8-inch screen and WiFi internet only, running on the Windows 10 operating system. Uses the Microsoft app store for downloading apps. Tested with 64GB of storage.


The Microsoft Surface 3 (64GB) is a larger tablet computer with a 10.8-inch screen. Its screen resolution is 214 pixels per inch. The rectangular screen is a better shape for videos than for photos.

The tablet has a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom x7-Z8700 processor with 4 cores. It runs on the Windows 10 operating system. It has 2GB memory and is available with 64 or 128GB storage. You can add a microSD memory card for more storage.

There is a headphone jack with a volume control, a built-in microphone, and stereo speakers. Internet connectivity is via WiFi. You can plug a digital TV into the HDMI port for a large-screen view. It has a 3.1-megapixel webcam, and an 8-megapixel camera, and "Surface 3 Type Cover" available in black, red, bright red, blue, bright blue.

The tablet measures 10.5 inches long by 7.35 inches wide by 0.35 inches thick, and weighs 1.37 pounds.


Memory-card reader Memory-card reader A slot for a standard memory card (usually a micro-SD) to expand storage or transfer files.
Camera Camera An outward-facing camera for shooting photos or video recordings.
Webcam Webcam An inward-facing camera for video chat or selfies.
GPS GPS Can receive satellite data for precise navigation.
Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen A capacitive touchscreen requires less pressure and is more precise than the resistive type, but cannot sense gloved fingers.


Internal storage (GB) Internal storage Storage for the operating system, downloaded apps and user content.
Length (in.) Length The longest edge of the tablet measured in inches.
Width (in.) Width The medium-sized edge of the tablet measured in inches.
Depth (in.) Depth The shortest edge of the tablet measured in inches.
Resolution Resolution The pixel dimensions of the screen, length by width. Combined with the screen size, this determines the pixel density, which is the true measure of the ability to display image detail.
1920 x 1280
Pixel density Pixel density A measure of observable detail on the screen. Pixel density of about 300 pixels per inch or higher eliminates any detail loss due to screen resolution limitations if viewed about 10 inches away.
Mobile data Mobile data Can use a cellular carrier's data plan to connect to the Internet.
Camera MP Camera MP Megapixel resolution of the outward-facing camera.
Webcam MP Webcam MP Megapixel resolution of the user-facing webcam.