Surface Pro 3 features

Applies to: Surface Devices

Surface Pro 3 front features

Here's a quick overview of Surface Pro 3 features.

If you want to learn more about Surface Pro 3, download the User Guide for your Surface.

Touchscreen The 12 touchscreen, with its 3:2 aspect ratio and 2160 x 1440 resolution display is great for watching HD movies, browsing the web, and using Office apps (sold separately).
Multi-touch lets you use your fingers to select, zoom, or move things around on the screen. For more info, see Surface touchscreen.
Surface Pen Enjoy a natural writing experience, with a pen that feels like an actual pen. With Surface Pen, you can quickly jot down notes in OneNote, even while Surface is locked See Using Surface Pen for more info.
Kickstand Flip out the Surface Pro 3 kickstand to any angle and work or play comfortably at your desk, on the couch, or while giving a hands-free presentation. Choose the angle that's right for you.
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Surface supports standard Wi-Fi protocols (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth®
Two cameras and two microphones Two 5-megapixel cameras for recording videos and taking pictures. Both cameras record video in 1080p, with a 16:9 aspect ratio (widescreen). Each camera has a privacy light, so there are no surprises. For more info, see, Take photos and videos with Surface.
Noise-cancelling stereo microphones minimize the noises around you, improving the sound in phone calls and video recordings.
Stereo speakers and headset jack Two stereo speakers with Dolby® enhanced sound so you can listen to music, podcasts, and audio books. Need a bit more privacy? Plug your favorite headset into the headset jack. See Surface sound, volume, and audio accessories for more info.

Surface Pro 3 back features

Ports Surface Pro 3 has the ports you expect in a full-feature laptop.

Full-size USB 3.0 port
Connect USB accessories—like a mouse, a printer, a 4G USB dongle, or an Ethernet adapter.
microSD card slot
Use the microSD card slot for extra storage or transferring files. For more info, see Surface storage options.
Mini DisplayPort version 1.2
Share what's on your Surface display by connecting it to an HDTV, monitor, or projector (video adapters sold separately). For more info, see Connect Surface to a TV, monitor, or projector.
Charging port and 36-watt power supply
Attach the included power supply to the charging port when your battery is low. For more info, see Surface battery and power.
Cover port
Add Type Cover for Surface Pro 3 (sold separately) so you'll always have a keyboard with you. Thin and light, Type Cover even helps protect your touchscreen while you're on the go. For more info, see Type Cover.

Software Software included with Surface Pro 3:

Windows 8.1 Pro
Includes BitLocker data protection, domain join, and Remote Desktop Connection hosting.
Apps
Surface Pro 3 comes with many built-in apps—check out the tiles for them on your Start screen. You can install lots more from Microsoft Store.

Processor 4th generation Intel® Core i3, i5 or i7
Storage and Memory Choose from 64GB or 128GB storage with 4GB RAM, or 256GB or 512GB storage with 8GB RAM. In addition to the internal storage included with Surface Pro 3, you can add more. For info, see Surface storage options.
Sensors Surface has four sensors (compass, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and gyroscope) that apps can use to do cool things.