Microsoft Surface Pro 3 now from £579 @ MS Store
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 now from £579 @ MS Store

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Found 20th Mar 2015
The online promotion started today on all Microsoft Surface Pro 3 models, saving up to £250. The i3 model now starts at £579 and is available across John Lewis, Dixons, Argos and MS Store.

It has been the cheapest price since the Surface Pro 3 launched, making it a great piece of technology that is slim, light and powerful. If you're in the market for a new computing device, now is the time to really consider it.

Promotional Prices below (Processor/ SSD Storage/ RAM)

Intel i3 / 64GB / 4GB: £579 (Save £60)
Intel i5 / 128GB / 4GB: £769 (Save £80)
Intel i5/ 256GB / 8GB: £949 (Save £160)
Intel i7 / 256GB / 8GB: £1129 (Save £210)
Intel i7 / 512GB / 8GB: £1399 (Save £250)

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(credit to xp_version1 for Argos availability)

Highlights from comments:
1) Available on Tesco for 20GBP cheaper using voucher code
2) Same price on Very with interest free payments on credit account
3) MS Store offers £65 cashback (better than the 5% previously)

212 Comments

I'm buying it TODAY
Edited by: "biggoldring" 20th Mar 2015

Great tablet with many features for good price!

Gutted ordered in Florida and got it for like £529....
Not happy

5% cashback with quidco saving another £28 roughly.

I got my surface pro 1 with quidco when MS were doing £68 cashback... Pays really fast too and Is reliable

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biggoldring

I'm buying it TODAY



glad to hear I could help!

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Foley2001_uk

5% cashback with quidco saving another £28 roughly. I got my surface pro … 5% cashback with quidco saving another £28 roughly. I got my surface pro 1 with quidco when MS were doing £68 cashback... Pays really fast too and Is reliable



Yes Cashback available on this with MS Store fast and reliable on tracking and payment. Quidco and TCB, thanks for calling out!

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eileensmith1981

Great tablet with many features for good price!



Agreed! great QHD screen, slim, light and powerful. The pen is very good for productivity and creative elements and a worthwhile investment now at these price points.

Tempted by this for sure, it makes my surface pro 1 look very dated! Still struggle with adding that £110 keyboard to the basket though! Also thinking these might drop further in price once a surface pro 4 exhists..... Picked up the surface pro 1 for about £300 after the cashbacks when they were clearing old stock

I really want one of these I can't stop looking out for the top spec model, that price hasn't dropped unfortunately ::(

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Dannyrobbo

I really want one of these I can't stop looking out for the top spec … I really want one of these I can't stop looking out for the top spec model, that price hasn't dropped unfortunately ::(


Hi Danny it has, just added prices have a look

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Foley2001_uk

Tempted by this for sure, it makes my surface pro 1 look very dated! … Tempted by this for sure, it makes my surface pro 1 look very dated! Still struggle with adding that £110 keyboard to the basket though! Also thinking these might drop further in price once a surface pro 4 exhists..... Picked up the surface pro 1 for about £300 after the cashbacks when they were clearing old stock



If that cashback comes through (which it reliably does with MS Store, could always go towards a keyboard half price)

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PhoenixRoar

glad to hear I could help!

forget cash back I'm going into Currys/black/pc world to collect! ... If it weren't for this deal I would never of considered it, however I'm glad I didn't buy one of those Linx tablets as was very close too

Banned

Can this be hooked up to an external display (a projector?) and have the display duplicated?

Argos are doing running this as well. Soooo tempted.

Your text here

jihadijulz

Can this be hooked up to an external display (a projector?) and have the … Can this be hooked up to an external display (a projector?) and have the display duplicated?



Yes. It has a Mini display port. You can buy adapters to other things. VGA/HDMI/DVI etc. Cheapo adapters on Amazon/eBay can be much cheaper compared to Microsoft.

Or you can get all three in one adapter:

ebay.co.uk/itm…fb3
Edited by: "kingchris" 20th Mar 2015

xp_version1

Argos are doing running this as well. Soooo tempted. Your text here



John Lewis would have the advantage of two year warranty (slightly less hassle then arguing the sale of goods act)

kingchris

John Lewis would have the advantage of two year warranty (slightly less … John Lewis would have the advantage of two year warranty (slightly less hassle then arguing the sale of goods act)



I always default to Argos, benefit of 6 months interest free with the card.

Always pay that sucker before the interest free expires though or my God will you feel the sting.

AMAZING DEAL! Such a great product.. need to go get one ASAP!

One of the best bone for bone laptops in the market today. Far better than the useless Apple products with laughable screens or 1 USB port. Hot.

Oh no! Recently chose an iPad air over the Surface as it was so expensive (and still is in comparison, to be fair - I paid £299 for the 32GB air with a two-year JL warranty) love the air for ease of use, size etc. but now, can I justify having an air AND a Surface?!

i3 LUL

ChampionshipManager

One of the best bone for bone laptops in the market today. Far better … One of the best bone for bone laptops in the market today. Far better than the useless Apple products with laughable screens or 1 USB port. Hot.



This made me smile You're regurgitating crap you've heard elsewhere. I have a Surface Pro 3 top end model, I'm replacing it soon with a SP4 (It's that good a concept, love the thing).

You mention it's better because of the QHD screen.... Apple has these. You say it's better because of the 1 USB port, IT ALSO HAS ONE... Yes we have one on the charger but it's flaky (Read online a little). It's a fantastic device that has a quality interface 8.1 and Windows 10 are a dream on this, however, it does have a SATA 3 SSD where as the Apple products you bash have a PCI Express SSD and their own nice touches. I own a Mac also and regularly use the two, stop bashing other products to justify a purchase.

Just use the damn thing and be happy

superb product! I own a pro 2 and my brother owns the pro 3. will not find a more versatile PC with these specs

MazingerZ

i3 LUL



if you want more. pay more.

Voted HOT

Don't forget, you'll also get a free upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 upon release. Windows 10 works fantastically with the Surface (I've been running the previews).

cant believe they do a 64GB version, too small to be of much use

Bumnut53

cant believe they do a 64GB version, too small to be of much use



It's for a light home user, i3 64GB for browsing, office and email is sufficient and if that's all you do why spend more? My mum for example would be a good example, much better than a netbook.

Don't forget it has a Micro SD slot on the rear. 128GB card for £60 would couple nicely with the i3 version.

Myself, I'd fill the thing with a couple of downloads but that's different uses.
Edited by: "alltaken123" 20th Mar 2015

Say I go for a 64gb, how much of that 64gb is free space?

alltaken123

Don't forget, you'll also get a free upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows … Don't forget, you'll also get a free upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 upon release. Windows 10 works fantastically with the Surface (I've been running the previews).



Windows 10 is the best OS of all time.

Very tempting, but still seems expensive for what it is...

Quick word of warning: when I bought my SP1 from the MS store the cashback did not track via quidco.
A year later MS have confirmed but still not paid up, and quidco have been very good a part paid me themselves. I'm still waiting on the full amount so remember the cashback is not always guaranteed.

furbix

Say I go for a 64gb, how much of that 64gb is free space?



23GB, buy a Micro SD card if you're concerned?

furbix

Say I go for a 64gb, how much of that 64gb is free space?



Not much apparently! Only thing to do is hook-up an external drive I guess for the main storage when you're using it at your desk. And a large SD card for external use, as the poster above said.

Edited by: "Broadsands" 20th Mar 2015

Version comparison:

* 64GB - dual core 1.5 GHz CPU, 850 MHz GPU, 4GB RAM, 37GB HDD space free
* 128GB - dual core 1.9 GHz CPU (up to 2.9 GHz boost with 1 core, 2.5 GHz with 2 cores), 1.1 GHz GPU, 4GB RAM, 97GB HDD free
* 256GB i5 - as 128GB, but with 8GB RAM and 212GB HDD space free
* 256GB i7 - dual-core 1.7 GHz CPU (up to 3.3GHz boost single core, 2.9 GHz dual core), better 1.1 GHz GPU, 8GB RAM
* 512GB i7 = 451GB HDD free

So basically you want either of the i5 versions, IMO. The i3 is crippled, and the i7 unnecessary extra cost.

£579 is tempting, but as it turns out that £769 (or more) is the one you want, I'm resisting for now. I'd like a SP4 with GPS and mobile data.
Edited by: "dudedude" 20th Mar 2015

delboyd

Very tempting, but still seems expensive for what it is...



And when the Surface 4 comes out, surely they'll come down in price again...

delboyd

Very tempting, but still seems expensive for what it is...



A lynx tab might be more for you?

Broadsands

And when the Surface 4 comes out, surely they'll come down in price … And when the Surface 4 comes out, surely they'll come down in price again...



Doubtful for a while, this price drop is likely to remain for a few months after the SP4 release, they did a similar drop on the SP2 before the SP3 release. Individual retailers might try and clear old stock but the SP3 might live on just as the SP2 did, at least for a while.

ChampionshipManager

One of the best bone for bone laptops in the market today. Far better … One of the best bone for bone laptops in the market today. Far better than the useless Apple products with laughable screens or 1 USB port. Hot.



But also far more expensive than a decent Windows laptop, if you're not going to use it as a tablet very often, once you factor in the keyboard for it?

Banned

good specs but price a little high
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