Microsoft stopped prolongation of a Surface 3 in late 2016, though there are still some new units fibbing around during Newegg. The online tradesman is offered a non-Pro chronicle of a Surface 3 for $289 on Tuesday. Now while this understanding isn’t utterly as good as Newegg’s gold progressing this month that enclosed a form keyboard, it’s still a good cost for a inscription on a own. Microsoft sells refurbished Surface 3 inclination for $300.
The Surface 3 facilities a 10.8-inch touchscreen with 1920-by-1080 resolution, a quad-core 1.6 GHz Atom x7-Z8700 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of onboard storage, and Windows 10. The device has a singular USB 3.0 port, one mini DisplayPort, a microSD label reader, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0.
When we reviewed a Surface 3 in 2015, we favourite it and suspicion it was a good concede for those who didn’t wish a cost of a Surface Pro 3 though still wanted a plain Windows tablet. The battery life wasn’t fantastic, though a tablet’s altogether opening was improved than expected. When we reviewed it, however, a device came with Windows 8.1. We have not retested it given a recover of Windows 10.
The Surface 3 is something of an curiosity these days. It was a final of a kind—a cheaper, non-pro Surface tablet. There hasn’t nonetheless been a Surface 4 (only a Surface Pro 4) and these days Microsoft is some-more focused on products like a Surface Book and Surface Laptop. So if we wish a cheaper Surface tablet, afterwards currently is your day.