Surface Pro 3 Not Challenged By IPad Air 2

Posted: Oct 17 2014, 2:24am CDT | by , in News | Tablets

Surface Pro 3 not Challenged by iPad Air 2
/* Story Top Left 2010 300x250, created 7/15/10 */ google_ad_slot = "8340327155";

Don't Miss: This How to find Fingerlings in Stock

Microsoft's decision to give the Surface Pro 3 a big 12-inch screen pays off. Apple is not matching the screen-size this year in the iPad line-up.

Apple unveiled yesterday the new iPad line-up including the new iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3. Apple continues to focus with the iPad primarily on consumers and not on businesses. The new iPad Air 2 is super thin and powerful, but it keeps the 9.7-inch screen size. Microsoft has with the Surface Pro 3 a 12-inch tablet aimed at enterprise users. Apple is rumored to get a 12-inch iPad Pro to the market, but it looks like it will not come this year anymore.

The new iPad line-up is now pretty packed as Apple is keeping the iPad Air and the original iPad mini in the line-up.

iPad 2014 Line-up

I could imagine that Apple will bring the iPad Pro in Spring of 2015.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 starts at $799. At this price you get a Core i3 CPU and 64GB SSD. The iPad Air 2 with 64GB sells for $599. This new lower iPad Air 2 pricing for 64GB is the only big issue for the Surface Pro 3. Apple has removed the 32GB iPad option and replaced it with 64GB at the same price.

Watch the Surface Pro 3 introduction video below.

Holiday Gift Guides and Deals

Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Don't miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet.

This story may contain affiliate links.

This free App Solves You Holiday Shopping Problem

Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Fingerling, Luvabella, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News


The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at




comments powered by Disqus