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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air vs Galaxy Note Pro 12.2

Published on May 21, 2014 3:10 PM
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet comes with a keyboard cover ($183) and an aluminium stylus.

Microsoft is touting its new Surface Pro 3 as a laptop replacement. Corporate VP Panos Panay even poked fun at the journalists during the launch event for having both a MacBook Air laptop for work and an iPad for leisure. He promised that the Surface Pro 3 would take the best of both worlds.

So how exactly does the Surface Pro 3 compare against an ultra-portable laptop like the 13.3-inch Apple MacBook Air or a similarly sized tablet like the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2? Here are the key comparisons:

The Microsoft Surface 3 is now available for pre-order at the Microsoft Store with prices starting at $1,108.