Microsoft has announced the Surface 3 slate.
The Surface 3 comes with a full version of Windows 8.1 and can be upgraded to Windows 10. The slate features a 3.5 megapixel front facing camera and an 8 megapixel rear facing camera. The tablet comes with a 10.8 inch 1920 x 1280 display. The Surface 3 is powered by an Intel Atom x7 chipset. USB 3.0 is also included as well as a microSD card slot.
The Microsoft Surface 3 will start at $499. Pre-orders for the new Microsoft Surface tablet are now open. The Microsoft Surface 3 is a more affordable version of the Surface Pro 3.