Microsoft is offering a fantastic deal for those of you who are students looking to snag a brand new Surface Pro 3. If you head over to your local Microsoft Store, you can get $150 off a Surface Pro 3. If you choose to snag the higher-end Core i7 model, you can get a 10% discount.
You can snag the entry-level Surface Pro 3 (64GB of storage and a Core i3 CPU) for $799. You can also purchase the Core i5 model with 128GB of storage and 4GB of RAM for $999. The Core i5, 256GB/8GB model runs for $1,299, while the Core i7, 512GB/8GB model runs for $1,549. The high end Core i7, 512GB/8GB model will run you a whopping $1,949. All these prices are before the discount is applied.
With the discount applied, you can get the entry-level Surface Pro 3 for $649. Not a bad deal at all. The Core i5 128GB model will run for $849 with the discount applied. Head over to the VIA link below to check out the offer.
This offer ends September 3rd or until supplies last. This offer is only available to higher education students and Institutions are not eligible for this offer. You will be required to provide eligibility verification and confirmation at checkout.
The Surface Pro 3, powered by Windows 8.1 Pro, features a 12-inch ClearType Full HD display (2160×1440), 800g in weight, and 9.1mm thin with its Magnesium casing. The RAM is dual-channel LPDDR3 and varies between 4GB and 8GB depending on how much you are willing to pay. The front-facing speakers are also Dolby Audio-enhanced. The device also features a 5MP and 1080p HD front and rear facing cameras, Bluetooth 4.0 low energy technology, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac/802.11 a/b/g/n.
The device also features the following ports: Full-size USB 3.0, microSD card reader, Headset jack, MiniDisplayPort, Cover port, and Charging port. The device has the following sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Magnetometer. The device comes with a 36W power supply (including 5W USB for accessory charging). Battery life is up to nine hours (web browsing). The N-trig pen features 256 levels of pressure sensitivity.
Just recently, Microsoft’s Surface marketing intern and college student Kate D’Orazio demonstrates in a video how the Surface Pro 3, featuring the 4th-gen Intel Core i3 processor, is a great device for school. If you are a student looking to purchase a Surface Pro 3, this video might just be your deciding factor.Further reading: Microsoft, Microsoft Store, Surface Pro 3