Virtually all aspects of the Surface Pro 3 seem tailored and thoughtful, carefully crafted to marry hardware, software, and cloud in ways that simply weren't possible with the Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2. For the first time in the Windows 8 era, the disparate parts the Surface needs to shine are all there.
"This is the tablet that can replace your laptop," Panay said in New York, and finally — finally! — he's right. Not everyone is sold on the hybrid revolution, and time will tell if the still somewhat niche Surface Pro 3 manages more success than its forebears, but the Surface Pro 3 is truly the tablet that Microsoft always wanted the Surface to be.
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