Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to launch in Australia with $979 entry price

By on
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to launch in Australia with $979 entry price

Microsoft has announced its Surface Pro 3 will go on sale in Australia on 28 August from retailers and commercial resellers.

Prices for the new tablets will start at $979 for the 64GB Intel i3 model, increasing to $2,279 for the most expensive 512GB Intel i7 model.

Pre-orders are now possible via, with the site stating that the product will ship by 28 August.

Retail channel partners include JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman. Commercial resellers previously announced last year at the launch of the Surface Pro include Brennan IT, Data#3, Ensyst, The Somerville Group, e-Volve Corporate Technology, Staples Australia, Triforce Australia, Computelec and Insight Enterprises.

Microsoft wants the device to be seen as a rival to the MacBook Air, with the Microsoft online store comparing a range of capabilities between the two devices.

The Surface Pro 3 has a larger 12-inch screen compared to the Surface Pro 2, as well as being lighter and thinner than the previous model.

Got a news tip for our journalists? Share it with us anonymously here.
Copyright © CRN Australia. All rights reserved.

Most Read Articles

You must be a registered member of CRN to post a comment.
| Register


What's Windows 7's end-of-life doing for your business?
We've already seen an uptick in PC sales
No noticeable changes yet
PC sales are still dwindling as far as I'm concerned
View poll archive

Log In

Username / Email:
  |  Forgot your password?