Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review: A legitimate work PC in tablet clothing

At a Glance

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  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Microsoft Surface Pro 3
    $1,300.00

    Microsoft's Surface lineup just keeps getting better and better, with an improved screen for desktop use and an upgraded Type Cover for the road.

At a Glance

Microsoft's Surface lineup just keeps getting better and better, with an improved screen for desktop use and an upgraded Type Cover for the road.

Price when rated: $1,300

Pros

  • Larger screen offers 38 percent more real estate for getting work done.
  • New Type Cover is much more stable than previous models
  • Battery life now quoted at eight, not six hours

Cons

  • Prices may still give one pause, especially versus a notebook
  • Microsoft eliminated free OneDrive cloud storage from Surface Pro 3
  • Stylus holder is awkwardly placed
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