Amazon Prime Day is here, and that means there are some really good deals on all things technology. We've done some digging for you and have put together some of the best Microsoft deals we've come across during Amazon's annual retail sales event. Check it out below! But remember to act fast, as Amazon Prime Day deals will only last through July 13, and supplies might be very limited. Not seeing what you're looking for? Don't forget to check out the Microsoft Store's back to school sale, too!
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Are you interested in Microsoft's dual-screen Android device? The Surface Duo originally launched at prices well over $1400, and Amazon's sale brings it to one of the lowest prices ever, just $400. While the Surface Duo 2 is now the newest Android device from Microsoft, the original Surface Duo is still a good buy if you want the Microsoft dual-screen Android experience. And, it's always getting software updates from Microsoft, too. So buying now gets you a few more years of updates! Check out our review for more on why the Duo is still a good buy.
You might be familiar with Apple Airpods, but Microsoft has its own take dubbed the Surface Earbuds. The Surface Earbuds pair well with any Surface or Windows device and have a unique touch surface to help you control your calls and music. There's even a dictation feature that you can use with the earbuds in Microsoft 365 apps. The $100 price is one of the best ever, as the Surface Earbuds usually retail for $200. Check out our full review for more.
The Surface Pro 8 is the newest Surface from Microsoft, sporting slim bezels, and support for the new Surface Slim Pen 2. Amazon has higher-end models on sale for up to 30% off. You can grab a graphite-colored Intel Core i7 model with 16GB RAM, and a 256GB SSD for $1,187 instead of $1,600. If this deal has your interest, check out our full Surface Pro 8 review for more.
Buying a Surface Pro 8 or a Surface Laptop Studio? These devices support haptic pen input. This gives you feedback in the Surface Slim Pen 2 as you glide it against the screen, for a true pen-to-paper feel. You also can use Slim Pen 2 on other Surface devices, as it is the latest stylus from Microsoft. Even a regular Surface Pen is on sale, down to $45 instead of $100. Our guide to Surface Pens explains the differences.
In search of a new laptop for the back to school season? Well, the Surface Laptop 4 is a good fit! Right now you can get a 13-inch one for $900, instead of $1,200. This is the AMD Ryzen 5 model, with 16GB RAM, and 256GB of storage. Surface Laptop 4 sports improved graphics performance, and is a very good laptop even in 2022. Our full review explains why this is such a good buy.
If you're not an Xbox Game Pass member and don't play Halo Infinite as part of your membership, then you can buy a copy of the game on Amazon today at a discounted price. The Standard Edition is now down to $35 instead of the usual price of $60, saving you nearly 42%. Halo Infinite was released in 2021 and is the latest entry to the Halo franchise. Check out our review if you're on the fence about buying.
Need access to the newest features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the other Office apps across different PCs? That's what Microsoft 365 Personal will get you! This subscription-based version of Office is on sale for $59 for a one-time downloadable code, instead of the usual price of $70. It's a small saving, but a little goes a long way. If subscriptions aren't your thing, though, you can also buy Office 2021 Home and Student for $125, instead of the usual price of $150 on Amazon!
What are you shopping for this Prime Day?
We just hit some of the best deals that we currently noticed, but Prime Day deals come and go. There could be more soon! If you happen to come across a big deal, let us know in the comments below! And as always, do let us know if you found our post handy and ended up picking up a new Microsoft product.