Microsoft Surface Pro 3 MQ2-00001 is a configured model in Surface Pro 3 family. It’s a premium tablet with optional detachable keyboard. Weighing at 1.76 lbs and measures at 0.36-inch thick, the tablet has a laptop performance in a lightweight and thin design. It’s bundled with Windows 8.1 Pro edition operating system.
Display on Surface Pro 3 is 12-inch with ClearType technology. Unlike most other Windows devices which have a display with 16:9 or 16:19 aspect ratio, this new Microsoft tablet comes with a 3:2 display. The resolution is very impressive, 2160 x 1440 pixels. Calculating the pixel density, you will get around 216 pixels per inch, which is very good for a tablet PC. Multitouch is supported unsurprisingly. But the interesting thing is a Surface Pen with dimensions of 135 mm (length) and 9.5mm (diameter) and a weight of 20 grams. With a click on the pen, you can create a new OneNote document and store your idea. It also works even in sleep mode. Multi-position kickstand allows you to tilt the screen to the most comfortable angle.
MQ2-00001 is powered by Intel Core i5-4300U. The dual-core processor is categorized as an ultra-low voltage. It’s clocked at 1.9 GHz supporting Turbo Boost up to 2.9 GHz. This device has 4 GB of system memory and 128 GB of internal storage.
The slim Surface Pro 3 Type Cover which consists of keyboard and touchpad is sold separately. All ports are located on the slate, so if you don’t want to buy the cover or don’t bring your own, you can still connect peripherals to the available ports. There is a USB 3.0 port, a headphone jack, a Mini DisplayPort, a charging port, and a cover port. microSD card reader. With a microSD slot, it’s possible to read from and write to microSD card. It can also be used to expand storage capacity.
It features dual 5 MP cameras (front and rear) for capturing images and recording videos. There are dual microphones, one is on the front and the other is on the rear. Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio-enhanced sound lets you enjoy playing songs or watching videos. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 low energy are also available. For enterprise level security, Microsoft also adds a TPM chip. For web browsing, the battery life is up to 9 hours according to the manufacturer.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 MQ2-00001 Specifications
Windows 8.1 Pro
Intel Core i5-4300U (ultra-low voltage, 1.9 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.9 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
2160 x 1440 pixels (3:2 aspect ratio)
Intel HD Graphics 4400
Front and rear microphones
Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio-enhanced sound
Inputs & Controls
Surface Pro 3 Type Cover (keyboard and touchpad) (sold separately)
1 x USB 3.0
1 x headphone jack
1 x Mini DisplayPort
1 x charging port
1 x cover port
microSD card reader
Wi-Fi Bluetooth 4.0 LE
5 MP front camera
5 MP rear camera
Web browsing: up to 9 hours
Dimensions and Weight
Weight: 1.76 lbs (2.4 lbs with cover)
Sudoku/Microsoft Number Puzzle
Silver (Magnesium chassis)
Ambient light sensor