Microsoft launches the new Surface Pro 3 tablet
Tech giant Microsoft unveiled its new Surface Pro 3 tablet on May 19 at an event in New York.
Microsoft is attempting to fuel interest in its struggling tablet line amid increasing competition.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet. Pic/AFP
The Intel Core-powered tablet measures 0.36 inches thick, boasts a 12-inch screen and weighs just under 0.91 kgs.
The screen has an effective writing mode feature.
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Panos Panay, corporate vice president with Microsoft's Surface division further demonstrated additional features of the Surface Pro 3 tablet at a press conference held a day after the launch on May 20.
In an effort to showcase its amazing durability Panay dropped the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet to the floor.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was also present at the event where he addressed the audience.
Mediapersons were later allowed to try out the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet.