Microsoft is offering three of its Surface devices at discounts right now that can save you up to $500 on the Surface Book 2, $300 on the Surface Laptop 2 and $200 on the Surface Pro 6. What's the catch? Well, Microsoft has already confirmed that it's . Last year, , including some of those products above, and the company introduced the . Will history repeat itself, giving us new Surface products for 2019? We'll find out soon.
That said: so what? These are nice discounts on pretty great Windows machines. If you're in the market for a Windows laptop, tablet or two-in-one hybrid, there's a lot to like here.
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The Surface Book 2 savings range from $50 to $500. The entry-level model of this detachable two-in-one hybrid is $50 off at $1,099 and features a 13.5-inch display and a seventh-gen Core i5 chip, 8GB of memory and a 128GB SSD. You can save $400 on the 13.5-inch model by choosing the eighth-gen Core i7 CPU and 16GB of memory and either SSD option. It costs $2,099 with a 512GB SSD or $2,599 with a 1TB SSD. The 15-inch model with an eighth-gen Core i7 CPU and 16GB of memory is $500 off with any of the three SSD options. It costs $1,999 with a 256GB SSD, $2,399 with a 512GB SSD or $2,799 with a 1TB SSD. The Surface Book 2 savings end Sept. 2.
Skip the detachable keyboard and save! The Surface Laptop does not transform into a slate tablet and is simply a thin, premium laptop that starts at $999 with its current discount. The laptop features a 13.5-inch touch display and a stylish and surprisingly sturdy and stain-resistant fabric-covered interior. The entry-level model is $200 off, dropping the price to just $799. It features an eighth-gen Core i5 chip, 8GB of memory and a 128GB SSD. The 256GB model is $200 more, but that's still a $300 savings off the usual price. You'll also save $300 on the higher-end model: Its sale price is $1,899 and it features an eighth-gen Core i7 chip, 16GB of memory and a 512GB SSD. The sale runs through September.
Underpowered no more: Last year's move to quad-core processing makes the 12.3-inch Surface Pro 6 viable as a mainstream performance laptop replacement. You'll save $200 on any configuration. With the discount, the entry-level model costs $999 and features and eighth-gen Core i5 chip, 8GB of memory and a 256GB SSD. The higher-end configuration is on sale for $1,699 and serves up an eighth-gen Core i7 chip, 16GB of memory and a 512GB SSD. The sale runs through September.
Google Express has a low-end Surface Pro 6 model with an eighth-gen Core i5-8250U CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD that comes bundled with a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal for $710 with code 19LABOR13.
This story was originally published earlier. The story has been updated to note that the deals are still in effect as of the time of the new publication, and that Microsoft has scheduled an event for Oct. 2, 2019.