Product Comparison: Microsoft Surface 3 vs Microsoft Surface GO

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General Specifications
Surface 3
Surface GO
About the Product
Microsoft Surface is built around a durable magnesium body that's incredibly light and thin, so you'll feel confident taking it anywhere. With up to 10 hours of video playback, a beautiful 10.8" display, and integrated Kickstand, Surface 3 is perfect for hands-free entertainment wherever you go.
New 10” Surface Go is perfect for all your daily tasks, giving you laptop performance with tablet portability, a stunning touchscreen, and the Windows and Office experience you know. From email, browsing, and home projects to unwinding with a favorite TV show, Surface Go is by your side wherever you are.
Key Specs
Screen Size
10.8 in.
10 in.
Storage Capacity
64 GB
128 GB
Internet Connectivity
Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Microsoft Surface 3 10.8" Tablet
  • Really like this tablet. Good screen size.
  • A good product with good screen size for videos.
  • I bought another one for my daughter. Perfect size of screen.
  • Neat screen and good screen size.
  • Good quality with this screen size for viewing films.
Microsoft Surface GO 10-Inch Tablet-PC
  • For its screen size, I couldn't find something more powerful.
  • Fantastic screen size, the design is really beautiful.
  • I like the screen size and build quality.
  • Easy to carry around W10 tablet. Size of screen is perfect.
  • Excellent size of screen. The 10" screen size is just way more portable than its larger siblings.
Size & Weight
7.36 in.
6.9 in.
10.51 in.
9.65 in.
0.34 in.
0.33 in.
21.94 oz.
18.4 oz.
Display Type
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
1800 x 1200
Pixel Density
208 ppi
217 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Microsoft Surface 3 10.8" Tablet
  • It has a very neat screen and the speakers are neat for their size.
  • The screen and speakers are actually good.
  • The screen is very nice and the speakers are enjoyable.
  • Bright screen, loud speakers, and a powerful charger all help.
  • Great device but screen failed withvery many stuck pixels.
Microsoft Surface GO 10-Inch Tablet-PC
  • The screen is beautiful to look at, and it is very responsive.
  • The screen is fine. No complaints there.
  • Inking is smooth and responsive and screen is clear.
  • The device is compact crisp clean screen.
  • The screen quality is not great, resolution need to be improved.
Front-Facing Camera
3.5 MP
5 MP
Rear-Facing Camera
8 MP
8 MP
Processor Model
Intel Atom Z8700
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y
Number of Cores
Processor Speed
1.6 GHz
1.6 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Microsoft Surface 3 10.8" Tablet
  • Fast enough for media consumption and light to moderate office work.
  • It handled everything I needed super fast.
  • Fast, efficient and multi-touch giving the freedom to use your fingertips.
  • It is a fast machine that runs every app I have used very smoothly.
  • Windows 10 is very fast to boot up. Good processor.
Microsoft Surface GO 10-Inch Tablet-PC
  • I've had it doing intensive photo editing, such as merging multiple HDR shots, and I've had it playing games. Good processor.
  • This is a superb micro pc. Super fast.
  • Small fast tablet/laptop, runs Windows 10 smoothly.
  • The processor is fast and it boots up in seconds what more do you need.
  • I concerned that the Intel Gold processor prove to be too slow for my needs.
Operating System
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home
Maximum Usage Time
10 hours
9 hours
Water Resistant
Premium magnesium body, Runs Windows & Office, Great Pen Experience, Complete connectivity
Take and share great pictures, Connect with friends and family, Pair with the new Surface Pen
What customers say about "Features"
Microsoft Surface 3 10.8" Tablet
  • Full Windows PC/Tablet. Software selection is endless.
  • No itunes nonsense, just drag and drop.
  • I like the fact that I can run all Windows applications. Has good features.
  • Battery life is nowhere near my old ipad 3.
  • Software selection may be great, but mobile app selection is mediocre.
NFC Technology
Charging Interface
Micro USB
USB Type-C
Included With Unit
USB Cable, Adapter
USB Cable, Adapter
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
549.99 $

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