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The latest Microsoft Hardware reviews at PC Advisor. Hardware user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison

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  • Microsoft Lumia 640 review: The Moto G of the Windows world

    Microsoft does budget phones incredibly well, and with almost an identical spec this Lumia 640 is the Moto G of the Windows world. Find out why it's such good value…

    £129 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Surface 3 review

    With full Windows 8.1 and a lower price than the Pro version, the new Surface 3 could be the laptop / tablet hybrid you've been searching for. Here's our Surface 3…

    £419 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Surface 3 vs Nexus 9 comparison review

    We compare the Nexus 9 and Surface 3 to see which one is the best across price, design, hardware and software. Find out more in our Surface 3 vs Nexus 9 comparison…

    £419 inc VAT

  • Microsoft Band vs Apple Watch comparison review

    The Microsoft Band is a well-priced and flexible, souped-up activity tracker that offers some smartwatch capabilities. The Apple Watch is more expensive, offers many…

    £169 inc VAT

  • Microsoft Band review | MS Band buying advice

    The Microsoft Band is a smartwatch and activity tracker that works with iPhone, Android and Windows Phones. The MS Band has a good feature set at a reasonable price,…

    £169 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Surface Pro 3 vs Surface 3 comparison review

    We compare Microsoft's new Surface 3 tablet with the outstanding Surface Pro 3. Is the cheaper Surface tablet a good deal? Read our Surface Pro 3 vs Surface 3…

    £475 inc VAT

  • Microsoft Lumia 435 review: Best smartphone you can buy under £50

    If you're looking for a cheap smartphone, Microsoft's Lumia 435 is the best you'll find under £50. Find out why in our Microsoft Lumia 435 review.

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Windows 10 for phones preview

    Windows 10 is coming and will run on smartphones meaning the end of Windows Phone. Here's our Windows 10 preview which explains everything you need to know.

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  • Microsoft Lumia 535 review

    The new Lumia 535 addresses some of the criticisms of its predecessor - the 530 - but still fails to impress, even at this relatively low price. The smartphone does…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Xbox One vs Xbox 360 console comparison review

    The Xbox One is a stunning piece of engineering, a top-notch games console and home entertainment device. But don't write off the Xbox 360: it remains a good - now…

    £429 inc VAT

  • Lumia 830 Windows phone review

    The Lumia 830 is a mid-priced 5in Windows smartphone, offering good battery life, decent build and camera, and mediocre performer. Find out more in our Lumia 830…

    £319 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air 2 comparison

    Which should you buy: the Surface Pro 3 or an iPad Air 2? Here we compare these rivals and explain which is best for you.

    £475 inc VAT

  • Fitbit Charge HR vs Microsoft Band comparison

    We compare the Microsoft Band with Fitbit's upcoming Fitbit Charge HR activity tracker. Which is the best wearable for you? Read our Fitbit Charge HR vs Microsoft…

    £169 inc VAT

  • Surface Pro 3 UK review

    The Surface Pro 3 is the thinnest and lightest of laptops, which also passes muster as a full Windows tablet. And, according to Microsoft, people are buying into the…

    £639 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Google Nexus 9 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3 comparison

    The Nexus 9 and Surface Pro 3 are both brilliant tablets, but they're designed for very different users. Here's how they compare.

    £475 inc VAT

  • Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard review

    The Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard is a small and stylish wireless qwerty keyboard with an integrated trackpad. Here's our Microsoft All-In-One Media Keyboard…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Surface Pro 2 review

    The second-generation Surface Pro Windows 8 tablet has been superseded by the bigger Pro 3. Here's our updated Surface Pro 2 review.

    £719 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air comparison review

    Microsoft says that Surface Pro 3 can replace both your MacBook and your iPad. Here we compare Surface Pro 3 with the MacBook Air to see how the Surface copes with…

    £639 inc VAT

  • Surface Pro 3 vs Galaxy NotePro 12.2 comparison

    Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is a new entry in the tablet market, and with a whopping 12in screen, it's a new rival for the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2, Samsung's 12in Android…

    £475 inc VAT

  • Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air tablet comparison review

    Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air: what's the best tablet? We compare Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air specs, price, battery life, features and performance, and find that while both…

    £639 inc VAT

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