Students can grab a discount on the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Your parents probably gave you plenty of reasons to stay in school. One reason they didn't mention, was that students can grab a nice discount on the purchase of a Microsoft Surface Pro 3. For example, students can get $150 off the price of the entry-level model, with the Intel Core i3 processor. That would take the price of that variant down from $799 to $649...
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28. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

I said it before and I will now say it again Microsoft needs to make an Atom CPU Windows Full x86 Windows 8.1 Tablet and sell it for 400-450 or a Maximum if 550 dollars with the Type keyboard cover included. The sweet spot to sell a 10.1 inch screen tablet is 450 $. Microsoft is selling it's Nokia 2520 RT OS tablet for under 500 dollars. It has builtin 4G wireless and Wifi and comes preloaded with Office Home an Student and you can buy windows outlook for it too. not a bad deal if you can deal with Windows RT OS. Microsoft needs to make an Atom powered Version of the Nokia 2520 and sell it for about the same Price so Folks can have a genuine low cost Full x86 Windows 8.1 Tablet that can run some legacy software.
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