Microsoft has been touting the Surface Pro 3 as the tablet that can replace your laptop. Microsoft isn’t shy when comparing the Surface Pro 3 to the Apple MacBook Air, which the company has been doing so ever since the Surface Pro 3 reveal in May of 2014. Now the company has launched a new program allowing you to trade in any Surface model for credit towards a new Surface Pro 3. Tired of your older Surface? Now you can get rid of it and get the latest version.
This isn’t the first time Microsoft has offered an incentive for ditching your old device for a brand new Surface Pro 3. Back in June of 2014, Microsoft was offering up a new program where you can get up to $650 in store credit when you trade in select MacBook Air models.
Right now and until March 8th, you can head over to an online Microsoft Store in the United States (Canada is not part of this program, unfortunately) to receive up to $650 in store credit towards the purchase of a new Surface Pro 3 device. Eligible devices include the Surface RT, Surface Pro, Surface 2, Surface Pro 2, and even a Surface Pro 3. You can read the full disclaimer below.
Valid 2/15/2015 until 3/8/2015. Available on Microsoft online store in US (including Puerto Rico). Not valid online in Canada. Exclusions may apply. To receive full $650 store credit towards the purchase of a new Surface Pro 3, customer must trade-in qualifying device subject to these terms. To be eligible for trade-in, product must power on battery must hold charge and not be required to be plugged in to operate, and be in fully functional, working condition without broken/missing components, cracked display/housing, liquid damage, modification(s) or have device warranty seal broken to be considered working. Cannot be password protected, and include original chargers/accessories. Any appraised value will be determined at trade-in and provided as a Microsoft online store redemption code and is valid online only. The online redemption code will be sent via email once CExchange receives and appraises your trade in. The redemption code will be valid until 4/8/2015. All trade-ins are subject to Microsoft’s discretion and approval. All trade-ins are final. Recycle for Rewards program provided by CExchange, LLC., and other terms and conditions may apply. Not valid on prior orders or purchases; cannot be transferred or otherwise redeemed for cash or gift cards. Not combinable with storewide discount promotions; combinable with select Surface Pro 3 bundles. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time. Limit 1 trade-in per new Surface Pro 3 purchase per customer.
The Surface Pro 3 allows you to be productive anywhere you go with its lightweight design, allowing you to easily slip the device into your bag or backpack. Powered by Windows 8.1, the Surface Pro 3 is fast and is touted as a tablet that can replace your laptop. The device also features a Surface Pen, which offers natural writing and drawing experience.Further reading: Microsoft, Surface, Surface Pro 3, Windows 8.1