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Microsoft hopes consumers will purchase the Surface Pro 3 instead of a laptop when it comes time for a replacement. Featuring a 12-inch ClearType Full HD display, 4th-generation Intel Core (i3 / i5 / i7) processor and up to 8 GB of RAM. The battery is rated for 9-hours, ensuring users have all the power, performance and mobility of a laptop in an incredibly lightweight, versatile form. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

According to Microsoft, “it weighs just 1.76 pounds and is 0.36 inches thin. In fact, it is just half the thickness of a MacBook Pro, and 30% thinner than an 11-inch MacBook Air. Artists will love the upcoming release of Photoshop CC, optimized for Surface Pro 3. The update to Photoshop will include powerful touch and gesture controls, amazing pen accuracy and line precision and larger touch targets.” Expect to pay $799+ when it’s released on June 20th.