Surface Pro 3 Vs MacBook Air Vs IPad Air

Surface Pro 3 Vs MacBook Air Vs IPad Air

Here is a comparison of Microsoft’s new Pro 3 tablet with iPad Air and Macbook Air

Surface Pro 3 MacBook Air (11-in.) MacBook Air (13-in.) iPad Air
Operating System Windows 8.1 OS X Mavericks OS X Mavericks iOS 7
Screen Size (in.) 12 11.6 13.3 9.7
Screen Area (sq. in.) 66.46 57.49 75.58 45.17
Aspect Ratio 3:2 16:9 16:9 4:3
Screen Resolution 2160-by-1440 1366-by-768 1440-by-900 2048-by-1536
Pixel Density 216 ppi 135 ppi 128 ppi 264 ppi
Touchscreen? Yes No No Yes
Processor Intel Core i3 – i7 Intel Core i5 or i7 Intel Core i5 or i7 Apple A7
Memory 4 or 8 GB 4 or 8 GB 4 or 8 GB 1 GB
Base Storage 64 GB 128 GB 128 GB 128 GB
Maximum Storage 512 GB 512 GB 512 GB 128 GB
Battery Life Up to 9 hours Up to 9 hours Up to 12 hours Up to 10 hours
Front Camera 5 megapixels 0.92 megapixels 0.92 megapixels 1.2 megapixels
Rear Camera 5 megapixels None None 5 megapixels
USB Slots 1 2 2 None
SD Card Slot? MicroSD Full SD Full SD None
Video Out Mini DisplayPort Thunderbolt Thunderbolt None
LTE Connectivity? No No No Optional
Keyboard Included? No Yes Yes No
Stylus? Yes No No No
Runs Office? Yes Yes Yes Subscription-only
Weight (Tablet Only) 1.76 lbs. N/A N/A 1 lb.
Weight (with Keyboard) 2.41 lbs. 2.38 lbs. 2.96 lbs. N/A
Thickness (Tablet Only) 0.36 in. N/A N/A 0.29 in.
Thickness (with Keyboard) 0.56 in. 0.68 in. 0.68 in. N/A
Base Price (Tablet Only) $799 N/A N/A $499
Base Price (with Keyboard) $929 $899 $999 N/A
Max Price (Tablet Only) $1949 N/A N/A $929
Max Price (with Keyboard) $2079 $1649 $1749 N/A

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