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Neowin: Surface 3 review

By Neowin
Apr 21, 2015
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  1. [parsehtml]<p><img alt="" src="https://static.techspot.com/fileshost/newspics3/2015/screen_shot_2015-04-20_at_9.21.11_am.jpg" style="width: 760px; height: 503px;" /></p> <p>In talking with Microsoft about the Surface 3 review unit they were sending in, they stressed how this is like the Pro 3 but smaller, fanless, and more accessible for consumers with a lower price point. But hearing all of that, and then sliding the 3 out of the box, this prior conversation was awash in my brain.</p> <p>Inside was a Surface 3 with 128GB of storage and 4GB of RAM ($599, <a href="http://www.neowin.net/news/say-hello-to-the-surface-3-a-low-cost-addition-to-the-surface-family">full specs</a>), a blue keyboard cover ($129), a dock ($199), and a pen ($49).</p> <p><img alt="neowin surface neowin review surface 3" src="https://static.techspot.com/images2/news/bigimage/2015/04/2015-04-21-image-1.jpg" /></p> <p>I thought, &quot;Hey, this feels like a Surface Pro 3, but smaller&quot; and my brain was right, because that was the point Microsoft set out to establish with the 3. <span style="line-height: 1.4;">Turning on the tablet fired up the setup process for Windows 8.1, and I forgot how long this process takes as I have gotten used to Windows 10&#39;s faster first-run experience. Once I got the machine setup, it&#39; was time to take write down my initial feelings; these are the &#39;gut&#39; impressions that many will experience when they first touch the device at one of the retail outlets that will sell the Surface 3.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.neowin.net/news/surface-3-third-time-really-is-the-charm">Read the complete review.</a></p> <p class="byline">This article is brought to you in partnership with Neowin</p><p><a rel='alternate' href='https://www.techspot.com/news/60430-neowin-surface-3-review.html' target='_blank'>Permalink to story.</a></p><p class='permalink'><a rel='alternate' href='https://www.techspot.com/news/60430-neowin-surface-3-review.html'>https://www.techspot.com/news/60430-neowin-surface-3-review.html</a></p>[/parsehtml]
  2. RenaeRiche

    RenaeRiche TS Rookie

    Why can't I comment on Facebook with my surface 3?
    Saw something about optimizing internet explorer but searching that I found that is just deleting browsing history. Considering I JUST bought this I don't believe that's the solution to the problem!

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