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Old 26-05-2014, 11:42 AM   #1
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Microsoft's Surface

Just curious to see if there's any interest here? I didn't bother with their initial 2 releases but the SP3 seems to be competing the light ultrabook market, apart from the keyboard that is.
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Old 26-05-2014, 04:31 PM   #2
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delivery aug.. so long. I think i wait and see..normally first batch got problem one.
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Old 27-05-2014, 09:18 AM   #3
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Surface Pro 3 looks like a decent product. but I wouldn't be buying it, as I already own an iPad =/

A minor quibble, but Surface Pro 3 needs more USB ports man.. Using USB hubs is a pain.
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Old 27-05-2014, 02:54 PM   #4
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The i7 256/512GB price can buy laptop already
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Old 27-05-2014, 05:45 PM   #5
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by the way, the pro keyboard is OOS liao even if you try to pre-order.
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Old 27-05-2014, 05:45 PM   #6
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The i7 256/512GB price can buy laptop already
is your laptop 700-800 gram? Haha
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Old 27-05-2014, 05:46 PM   #7
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Surface Pro 3 looks like a decent product. but I wouldn't be buying it, as I already own an iPad =/

A minor quibble, but Surface Pro 3 needs more USB ports man.. Using USB hubs is a pain.
can your ipad use windows app? :S
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Old 27-05-2014, 06:06 PM   #8
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There are lessons to learn if manufacturers are to be successful in their products.

The supply chain must roll out eh product fast when it is introduced. For IT product the life cycle is short.

If the tablet is to target the business segment a dock is essential. The SP2 has the dock but not 3.

The software store must grow fast . No use having a good hardware without good software to run the hardware
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Old 27-05-2014, 06:28 PM   #9
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Most importantly cheaper as it goes
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Old 27-05-2014, 08:30 PM   #10
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can your ipad use windows app? :S
lol nope, but the ability to run Windows apps isn't enough to convince me to shell out $$ for a Surface Pro 3 when I already have an iPad
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Old 30-05-2014, 10:18 AM   #11
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Heard that the top i7 range will be equipped with Intel HD5000 and better battery life. Not sure how true this is as all the reviewed products are based on i5.

After seeing so many reviews, I can sum up that it is a decent product aiming right in between the laptop and tablet category. For those that bought a laptop in the last 2 years and have an ipad may not feel the need to switch. But for those who really like the portability, especially just slightly heavier than ipad 2, it is worth considering. Drawbacks would be lack of 4G/LTE support and just 1 USB port.
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Old 30-05-2014, 12:57 PM   #12
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lol nope, but the ability to run Windows apps isn't enough to convince me to shell out $$ for a Surface Pro 3 when I already have an iPad
Sp3 is a hybrid. Ipad is tablet. Point is u dun need a hybrid tats y no need buy
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Most importantly cheaper as it goes
i using cheaper alternative

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Old 31-05-2014, 09:24 AM   #14
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Other brands also got hybrids running Windows 8. So how different or special is SP3?
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Other brands also got hybrids running Windows 8. So how different or special is SP3?
Lighter. Detachable keyboard
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