As Microsoft has announced it will enter the Surface 3 from next Friday, July 3, 2015, as LTE version in Germany to buy. The tablet with 4G LTE modem can then, however, only once can be ordered only by business customers, because Microsoft in this market segment appears to provide the greatest potential for the new model variant. In a few weeks, but should then also ordinary consumers can come to the surface 3 LTE.
Microsoft will offer the Surface 3 with LTE from 3 July to the European market in Germany but also in the UK. Later, France and Spain are added. In all countries the US software giant has closed for the sales cooperation with local mobile operators. In Germany, the German Telekom Microsoft partner in the UK is O2.
With regard to the equipment of the LTE version of the Surface 3, so changes in comparison with the already available Wi-Fi-only version almost nothing. According to Microsoft, the new model for business customers with 64 or 128 gigabytes eMMC memory, 4 GB of RAM and Windows will be to acquire 8.1 per. From end users two deviations from these specifications are to be observed: The LTE-enabled 64-gigabyte model will provide Microsoft for this clientele with 2 gigabytes of RAM and operating system the normal Windows 8.1 will be pre-installed.
Whether with or without LTE modem, the Surface 3 is driven x7-Z8700 processor in any case of an Intel Atom and has a 10.8-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1280 pixels. In 622 grams of lightweight body also a micro USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 port as well as find a wireless AC-module space. Is located at the back of the 8-megapixel main camera, front camera 3.5 megapixel on triggers.
Microsoft has not yet revealed the prices for LTE versions of the Surface 3. The cheapest WiFi-only model is to get from 599 euros.