The Microsoft Surface Family for Education

Microsoft Surface Education Reseller

Your partner in limitless learning

Surface transforms how education is delivered in schools and tertiary institutions. As Australia’s largest Microsoft deployment partner, Data#3 will help you bring learning to life. From kindergarten students to university professors the Surface family offers a solution for all users, learning and work styles.

Discover how Surface supports the Anywhere Classroom:
Microsoft Surface devices are intuitive, high-performance tools that give educators and students the power and freedom to work securely, anywhere, anytime. In the Anywhere Classroom, new ideas flourish and innovation abounds. And it’s all made possible on Surface.

Chip to Cloud Security

With inbuilt protection from chip to cloud, a Surface fleet offers complete control and peace of mind. It’s all thanks to a unique in-house approach, with every layer of security built and maintained by Microsoft.

Previously impossible teaching

Surface devices are designed with versatility and mobile productivity in mind. An IDC study of 685 educators shares how Microsoft Surface will enable you to teach in ways never before possible. Teachers find Surface devices with Surface Pen saves them time, improves their curriculum and enables authentic and personalised student-teacher engagement.

Hit the ground running

Whether you need a fleet of Surface Pros or Surface Hubs installed in classrooms, Data#3 can pre-configure your devices so they’re ready to go fast. Learn more about Data#3 Device Fulfilment services for Surface here.

End-to-end support

As one of Australia’s largest Surface resellers, the most competitive prices are just the beginning. Data#3 is your go-to partner for end-to-end support, maintenance and training for all the Surface gear you require.

Bring ideas to life

Collaborate with colleagues and present lessons in ways never before possible. Versatile touch screen devices with Surface Pen, enable simultaneous and seamless interaction between teachers, students and the instructional material. 90% of teachers believe touch and digital inking improve the quality of their curriculum. Learn about the power of digital inking for education.

Meet the new members of your team

Unshackle students and teachers from their desks and equip and energise your classroom with the elegant range of Surface devices.

The Surface Go, Pro, Book and Laptop are ultrathin, light and versatile, offering the perfect balance of portability and power. Launch your school’s creative technology to the next level with the stunning Surface Studio and revolutionise collaboration and group work with Surface Hub 2 – the Surface family has something for everyone.

NEW – Surface Go 3

There’ll be no stopping students with the Surface Go 3, the smallest, lightest Surface yet, weighing just 544 grams. Specially designed for small hands with big ideas, this ultra versatile PC is ideal for young students. Enable limitless learning for students, teachers roaming the classroom or as a mobile device for Principals and school executives, the Surface Go 3 is a no-compromise laptop in a 10.5″ tablet.

  • 11 hours battery life
  • Stunning 10.5″ touchscreen
  • Built-in security with Windows 11
  • Ultra portable, starting at just 544 grams (not incl. type cover)
  • Pair with Surface Pen to unleash the power of digital inking
  • Built-in WiFi, plus optional LTE Advanced
  • Plug in the accessories you use today with USB-C™ port

Surface Laptop Go

Surface Laptop Go is the lightest and most affordable Surface Laptop yet. The long battery life, pleasingly light form factor and attractive price point make Surface Laptop Go a more than worthy contender for your school’s device fleet.

  • 13 hours battery life
  • Stunning 12.4″ touchscreen
  • Sleek, durable metallic finish is available in Platinum, Sandstone and Ice Blue
  • 10th Gen Intel Ice Lake processor – i5 or i7 available – with the choice of 4, 8 and 16GB of DDR4 RAM
  • Only 1.1kg

Surface Laptop 4

The Surface Laptop 4 is the perfect everyday student device. The interactive touchscreen is optimised with strengthened glass for worry-free daily use. With up to 19 hours of battery life, you can fit in a whole school day, as well as homework time without the need to recharge.

  • 13.5” and 15” touchscreens
  • USB-C™ and USB-A ports to connect to displays and accessories
  • Removable solid-state drive (SSD) with 3 options from 256GB – 1TB
  • Choose between an 11th Gen Intel® Core™ or AMD™ Ryzen™ Microsoft Surface Edition processor
  • Up to 19 hours of battery life
  • Choose from rich colours and Alcantara® or metal keyboard finishes

NEW – Surface Pro 8

Unlock more possibilities than ever with the most powerful Pro. Based on the Intel Evo™ platform and designed to light up the best of Windows 11, Surface Pro 8 combines the power of a laptop with the flexibility of a tablet. With all day battery life and faster processing, it’s designed for new evolving workstyles.

  • All-day battery life up to 16 hours
  • Do great things with a larger 13” touchscreen
  • Virtually edge-to-edge PixelSense™ Flow touch display, with up to 120Hz refresh rate
  • Two USB-C ports with Thunderbolt™ 4 ports
  • Lower the kickstand into Studio Mode for a natural writing and drawing angle
  • Up to 32GB of RAM and removable SSD options up to 1TB
  • Fast Charging and Instant On
  • Powerful 11th Gen Intel Core processor

UPDATED – Surface Pro X

Be Xtraordinary with the Surface Pro X. Whether on the road, in the air, or at your favourite café, create at the speed of thought with Surface Pro X; featuring next-gen performance, all-day battery1, Fast Charging and LTE connectivity.

  • All-day battery life up to 15 hours
  • Windows 11 and 64-bit emulation built in
  • Built-in, front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
  • Custom-built Microsoft processor delivers fast, 8-core performance
  • Thinnest and lightest Pro, starting at only 774 grams (not incl. type cover)
  • Make Surface Pro X a full laptop and portable studio with Surface Pro X Signature Keyboard with Slim Pen2
  • The Pen stores securely and recharges in the luxurious, Alcantara covered keyboard2

Surface Book 3

A powerful, professional-grade laptop, tablet and canvas rolled into one. Surface Book 3 has the power and ability to adapt to the most demanding and varied learning and teaching tasks.

  • 10th Gen i5/i7 processor
  • 13.5″ or 15″ detachable, multi-touch PixelSense™ display
  • Up to 1660 Ti NVIDIA GeForce Graphics
  • Up to 32GB RAM

NEW – Surface Duo 2

Open two screens and discover limitless possibilities for apps, email, meetings, and calls that never leaves your side. Now with lightning-fast 5G¹, optimised audio in every mode, and new triple-lens camera to capture, edit, and share moments.

  • All-day battery life up to 28 hours
  • New, larger Dual PixelSense™ Fusion Displays — 5.8” touchscreens open to 8.3”
  • Incredibly thin at 5.5mm when open, and starting at just 284 grams
  • Open and see any two apps on each screen
  • Dual-screen experiences for Microsoft 365

NEW – Surface Laptop Studio

This high performance laptop is the most powerful Surface yet, delivering the highest graphics horsepower of any Surface, enabling you to work seamlessly with software like Adobe, AutoCAD, and more. Handle heavy workflows with high-speed processors, blazing enterprise-grade graphics and pro-level storage.

  • All-day battery life up to 19 hours
  • 14.4″ PixelSense™ Flow touchscreen with a refresh rate up to 120Hz
  • Work seamlessly with software like Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, AutoCAD and more
  • Up to 32GB of RAM and removable SSD options up to 2TB
  • Industry-leading NVIDIA RTX™ A2000 laptop GPU
  • Quad-core powered 11th Gen Intel Core™ Processor
  • Thunderbolt™ 4 technologies

Surface Studio 2

The perfect desktop for school labs. Designed for the creative process, Surface Studio 2 turns your desk into a studio. Let your ideas flow with a huge 28″ digital canvas in brilliant color, blazing graphics, faster memory to better support gaming, Adobe creative suite, mixed reality and VR.

  • Choose from Intel® i7 Core processors
  • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 8GB GDDR5 memory
  • Up to 32GB of RAM and 2TB SSD
  • 28” PixelSense™ Display
  • Pairs with the latest creativity tools such as Surface Pen and Dial

Surface Hub 2S

Surface Hub 2S is now available with a 50″ or 85″ display. Turn any space into a learning space, with this next-generation interactive whiteboard.

  • Natural video conference experience, even whilst drawing at the board
  • Digital inking and a full suite of apps
  • True to scale video calling with 4K camera
  • Mobile uninterrupted learning that moves with you, with the Steelcase Roam™ Mobile Stand
  • 50″ or 85″ display options to suite any space

Deploy Assist Program

Access up to $20,000 funding* to support the deployment, training and adoption of Microsoft Surface devices in your school.

Click the button below to learn more about Data#3 Deploy Assist for Surface or enquire today to see if your school is eligible.

* Conditions apply, funding amounts will vary between schools.

Surface Suite Accessories

Arm your Surface device with even more functionality. Designed to work seamlessly with the Microsoft Surface Family, these innovative accessories give you the power to do more at home, on campus, and everywhere in between.

Surface Headphones 2+

Turn it up or tune it out.

Whether you’re in the staff room, library or commuting to and from campus, listen to your playlist or take calls in comfort all day. Easily adjust noise cancellation levels and volume with voice or touch commands, while crisp audio envelops you. Your voice is captured with exceptional clarity for calls or online meetings. With hassle free device pairing and 15 hour battery life, prepare for an exceptional experience with the new Surface Headphones 2+.

Type Cover

Type Cover

Sleek, compact and adjustable, Surface Pro Signature Type Cover includes a complete mechanical keyset, backlit keys, and a large trackpad for precise navigation. Plus, three colours are covered in Alcantara® material for an added touch of luxury.

  • Use with the Surface Pro 7, Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro (5th Gen) and Surface Pro 6 devices

  • Spaced keys for faster typing

  • Pre-order now available

Surface Arc Mouse

Arc Mouse

Slim, light and ready to travel, Surface Arc Mouse is designed to conform to your hand and snaps flat to fit easily in a school bag on pencil case. Surface Arc Mouse features numerous refinements, including the ability to scroll both vertically and horizontally.

  • Bluetooth®

  • Choice of rich colours to complement your style

  • Snap it into its curved position to power up, and snap again to flatten and power down

  • Pre-order now available

Surface Pen


Experience the power of digital inking with Surface Pen. Write, draw or mark-up documents digitally with precision digital ink, erase mistakes with the eraser or use editing shortcuts like strike-through text to delete or circle to select.

  • Natural writing, like pen on paper

  • Artistic precision with 4,096 pressure points

  • Use with apps designed for creativity like OneNote, Adobe Suite and CorelDRAW

  • Pre-order now available


Surface Dial is a completely new way to interact and be hands on with technology. With Surface Dial in one hand and Surface Pen in the other you can create in the most natural, immersive way.

  • Dial enables easy access to shortcuts, controls, drawing tools, and more

  • Compatible with Surface Studio, Surface Pro and Surface Book 2

  • Stay in touch with your work with helpful haptic feedback


Surface Dock instantly transforms your ultraportable Surface into a desktop PC. Simply plug in the SurfaceConnect™ cable to charge your device and access external monitors, a keyboard, mouse, and more.

  • Two high-definition video ports, a gigabit Ethernet port, four USB 3.0 ports and an audio output

  • Works with Surface Pro, Pro 3 and Pro 4, Surface Laptop and Surface Book

Get multi-layer protection with Surface and Microsoft 365

With inbuilt protection from chip to cloud, a Surface fleet offers complete control and peace of mind. It’s all thanks to a unique in-house approach, with every layer of security built and maintained by Microsoft. For users across your organisation, this means proactive protection and uninterrupted productivity, while IT can enjoy seamless and confident device management.

Features include:

UEFI: The Surface Unified Extensible Firmware Interface means you can be 100% certain of every line of code running on the device- before it even boots. With new features, including faster start up and improved security, UEFI minimises risk and maximises control.

TPM Chip: Discrete or firmware TPM chips help protect your most sensitive information. Constantly evolving, the latest Surface devices feature the newest and most secure iterations.

Windows 10 Pro: Built-in security features and automatic updates – including BitLocker and cloud-powered intelligent security – to protect your devices from modern threats.

Windows Hello for Business: Replace Surface device passwords with strong two-factor authentication through credentials using a biometric or PIN.

Microsoft Endpoint Manager: Released in early 2020, this secure, integrated, management solution includes Microsoft Intune and Device Firmware Configuration Interface (DFCI), along with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection, and Azure Active Directory.

Proven to reduce the annual volume of data breaches by 50% and the costs of security breaches by 80%4, Surface devices and Microsoft 365 are the answer to modern security threats.

Level up authentication with YubiKey

Meet the industry-leading security key that works alongside Windows Hello on your Surface device to enable multi-factor and password-less authentication.

  • All-in-one configurable security key
  • Easier and safer than authenticator apps
  • Works with hundreds of services.

Evaluate a Surface demonstration unit and take your device security to the next level with a free YubiKey. Available to the first 25 eligible customers5.

Why Engage Data#3

Request a quote from Microsoft’s largest Australian partner. With over 15 years’ experience improving device fulfilment and implementation for our clients Data#3 will help you end the frustrations associated with device sourcing, deployment and warranties. We even offer training and adoption services to upskill your people on their new devices, to ensure the greatest return from your investment.

Enquire below and compare the Data#3 service today.

The Microsoft Surface family can take your workplace effectiveness to new levels. Find out how we can transform your team with the Surface suite, at the best possible prices.

1. Battery life based on typical Surface device usage.
2. Some software and accessories sold separately.
3. Notwithstanding any acceptance of your request for reservation of stock priority, Data#3 will not be able to confirm whether stock is available to be shipped on or before any certain date. If you have paid a deposit to secure your reservation priority, you may cancel your stock reservation priority at any time up to the date that Data#3 has confirmed the date that stock will be shipped to you (and obtain a refund of your deposit).
4. Microsoft Surface (2020), Three ways you can modernize device IT and improve productivity. [ONLINE]. Available here.
5. Available to the first 25 eligible customers over 100 seats. Terms and conditions apply. Contact a Data#3 Microsoft Device Specialist for more information.

Contact a Surface Specialist:

Enquire here to contact a specialist or request a demonstration unit.


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