Head-to-Head: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. Apple MacBook Air


Microsoft vs. Apple

It's long been said that Microsoft products are never really ready until version 3.0 is released. Seeming to keep to that model, the company on May 20 unveiled Surface Pro 3, the latest version of its ultralight laptop-tablet hybrid that gets everything just about right. Perhaps sensing the pattern, the market greeted its prior two models with a lukewarm reception.

But this time Redmond comes out of the gate gunning for Apple; with cherry-picked comparisons between Surface Pro 3 and Apple's MacBook Air on its product page. Here's a look at how they really stack up.