Microsoft s Surface Pro 3 has received a price drop of Rs 15,000 on Amazon.in and now price has come down to Rs 58,990. The price drop comes two months after it was launched in India with a starting price of Rs 73,990. According to reports, this is not a permanent price cut for the Surface Pro 3 but is valid for a limited period. Also, the Surface Pro 4, which was launched along with the Surface Pro 3, hasn t received any price cut so far. Also Read - Microsoft Xbox gaming app coming to your smart TV next yearAlso Read - Tesla chief Elon Musk is now 2nd richest in world, surpasses Microsoft's Bill Gates
Microsoft had surprised everyone by launching the two-year old Surface Pro 3 along with the latest Surface Pro 4 in India after not having launched any Surface device in the country for a long time. The latest price cut is likely to help Microsoft propel sales of the older generation tablet as well as tap in the forthcoming Holi festival season.
Microsoft has launched the Intel i3 variant of the Surface Pro 3 in India. The tablet comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB expandable storage. The Surface Pro 3 has a 12-inch display with 2160×1440 pixels resolution. It has 5-megapixel rear and front facing cameras. The Surface Pro 3 features stereo speakers with Dolby sound. Connectivity features are USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort and Cover port.
Its elder sibling, the Surface Pro 4, comes with Windows 10 Pro and is powered by sixth generation Intel processors (m3, i5, or i7). It features a 12.3-inch PixelTouch display with 2736 1824 pixels resolution Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The device is available in 4GB, 8GB and 16GB RAM, and 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB storage variants. Other important features of the hybrid include 8-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front cameras, stereo speakers with Dolby audio, USB 3.0 support, and TPM chip for enterprise security. The Surface Pro 4 competes with Apple s new iPad Pro, which is available for Rs 79,900 (128GB model).
It s notable the Surface Pen and new Type Cover accessories are backward compatible with the Surface Pro 3. The keyboard is priced for Rs 12,490, while the Surface Pen is available at Rs 5,990.