Microsoft Surface Pro 2 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Full Comparison

Display

Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Display technology
IPS, LCD
IPS, LCD
Screen size
10.60 in
12.00 in
Resolution
1920x1080 px
2160x1440 px
Pixel density
208 ppi
216 ppi
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Additional Display Support
yesYes
yesYes
Scratch Resistant Glass
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Height
10.83 in
11.50 in
Width
6.81 in
7.91 in
Depth
0.51 in
0.35 in
Weight
2.00 lb
1.76 lb

Platform

Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Operating system
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.1
CPU Cores
2
2
Cpu Frequency
2.6 GHz
1.9 GHz
Ram
4 GB
4 GB

Storage

Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Maximum memory card size
128 GB
128 GB
Removable Memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD

Sensors

Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Digital compass
yesYes
yesYes
Magnetometer
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Front facing camera
yesYes
yesYes
Primary Resolution
1.9 Mpx
5 Mpx
Secondary resolution
1.9 Mpx
5 Mpx
Video resolution
720p
1080p
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Rear facing camera
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3
USB
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.0
Headphone Connection
3.5mm
3.5mm

Network

Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Wi-Fi
yesYes
yesYes

Power

Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 2Microsoft Surface Pro 3Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion

Often compared to Surface Pro 2

Often compared to Surface Pro 3