Microsoft Says It’s Close to Solving the Surface Pro 3’s Battery Issue

Microsoft Says It’s Close to Solving the Surface Pro 3’s Battery Issue

Microsoft Says It's Close to Solving the Surface Pro 3's Battery Issue
  • Response from Microsoft came regarding a customer query
  • Users have complained about the shorter than expected battery life
  • Microsoft claimed that issue can be solved via software

Last month, Microsoft admitted on its forum that there were some Surface Pro 3 users who were experiencing an issue with the device’s battery life. According to customer complaints, the battery life was shorter than expected on their particular models. Now, Microsoft has claimed that the company is extremely close to solving the issue.

In its initial response to the problem, the Redmond-based company said that the issue was not with the battery cells of the device and could be “addressed via software.” However, the company has still not provided the update to fix the battery issue. Although

Microsoft’s General Manager for Surface Brian Hall replied via Twitter to a query regarding the issue on Tuesday by saying “Stay tuned. We think we got this one but need a little more time to confirm through depth testing.”

Even though Microsoft rolled out an update early last month to improve the battery life on device, it has evidently not brought respite to affected customers.


The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 was launched in May 2014. The tablet comes with a 12.00-inch display with a resolution of 2160 pixels by 1440 pixels. The device powered by quad-core Intel Core i3 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The tablet packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded via a microSD card.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft Surface Pro 3





Front Camera



2160×1440 pixels




Windows 8.1 Pro



Rear Camera


Battery capacity

See full Microsoft Surface Pro 3 specifications
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