Comparison of HP Essential 14″ vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (PY2-00001)
Comparison of Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (PY2-00001) vs HP Essential 14″

HP Essential 14″ vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (PY2-00001)

Comparison summary

  • For performance Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a lot better processor.
  • The laptops have different operating systems, HP Essential 14″ has Windows 11 and Pro 3 has Windows.
  • Pro 3 is cheaper.
  • Essential is slimmer and smaller in size.
  • They have different storage types, Essential has a 320gb SSD and Pro 3 has a 120gb HDD.
Compare technical specifications of HP Essential 14″
Compare technical specifications of Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (PY2-00001)

HP Essential 14″

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (PY2-00001)

Trusted brandThinBudget choice
Lightweighti5 CPUSD card readerBudget choice

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HP Essential 14″Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (PY2-00001)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
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Intel Celeron N4120Intel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed and multiprocessing capabilities of a laptop.
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16gb-
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
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-Intel HD 5000
Screen size
14″-
Screen resolution
-Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight
3.24 lbs (1.47 kg)2.85 lbs (1.29 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
12.76 x 8.86 x 0.71 inches15.1 x 9.2 x 1.5 inches
(32.41 x 22.5 x 1.8 cm)(38.35 x 23.37 x 3.81 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 11Windows
Hard drives
320gb SSD120gb HDD
Release date
October 29, 2023October 30, 2019
Amazon.com List Price
$299.00$194.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$299.00$193.44
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$153.95
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Laptop Dimensions

12.76 in
32.41 cm
8.86 in
22.5 cm
Thickness: 0.71 in (1.8 cm)
15.1 in
38.35 cm
9.2 in
23.37 cm
Thickness: 1.5 in (3.81 cm)

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Amazon.com description

HP Premium 14-inch HD Thin and Light Laptop, Intel Quad-Core Processor, Long Battery Life, Webcam, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Portable SSD, Pink, Win 11 + 1 Year Microsoft 365 (16GB RAM | 320GB Storage)

【READY FOR ANYWHERE】With its thin and light design, 6.5 mm micro-edge bezel display, and 79% screen-to-body ratio, you’ll take this PC anywhere while you see and do more of what you love.

【ALL-DAY PERFORMANCE】Tackle your busiest days with the quad-core, Intel Celeron N4120—the perfect processor for performance, power consumption, and value.

【POWERED UP AND PRODUCTIVE】 Work, watch, and stay connected all day with up to 11 hours and 30 minutes of battery life; plus, HP Fast Charge technology charges your laptop computer from 0 to 50% in approximately 45 minutes so you never miss a beat.

【STAY CONNECTED, ANYWHERE】Sync up all your Bluetooth accessories and enjoy strong Wi-Fi connectivity with the reliable Wi-Fi 5 (1x1) and Bluetooth 4.2 combo.

【Accessory】Add the laptop and the HP P500 portable SSD 250GB to the cart. Due to package size constraints, the HP portable SSD may be shipped in a separate package (Promotion is limited to orders within the United States).

ASIN: B0CK542FXX

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (128 GB, Intel Core i5) (Renewed)

Intel Core i5-4300U Dual-Core CPU 1.70 GHz (with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.3 GHZ) with Intel HD Graphics 5000

5MP and 1080p HD front- and rear-facing cameras - Built-in front- and rear-facing microphones - Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio-enhanced sound

128GB Hard Drive

A full-size USB 3.0, microSD card reader, and Mini Display Port

ASIN: B00TUJ7WQW