If you're in the market for a high-end PC, we have some very good news. Microsoft just slashed the price of its entire Surface range - including its premium desktop-cum-tablet workspace, the Surface Studio. It's currently going for a cool $989 off the RRP!
Microsoft's Surface Studio is a folding desktop device with a 28-inch PixelSense Display. It is chiefly aimed at creative professionals although PC enthusiasts will find a lot to like too. The Desktop Mode is for your general office tasks, while the Studio Mode provides an enormous stationary tablet for collaborative work.
Microsoft Store is currently selling the 2TB / Intel Core i7 version for $5,609.15. That's a saving of $989.85 on the RRP. (The deal also includes a Surface Pen, Keyboard, Mouse and a copy of Windows 10 Pro.)
Microsoft's new Surface Studio is designed to be a flexible workspace - Desktop Mode is for your general office tasks, then it switches to become a creative studio space, ideal for collaborative work. Here's when you can get your hands on one, all the specs, and how much it will set you back in Australia.
Granted, the Surface Pro isn't for everyone and it remains prohibitively expensive even after shaving nearly $1000 off the sticker price. Fortunately, MS has also knocked hundreds of dollars off its other, more affordable Surface products, including the Surface Laptop, Surface Pro, Surface Pro with 4G, Surface Book 2 13”.
For example, the Surface Laptop is down to as little as $989 (depending on student eligibility and the configuration you go for.) You can also get 15% off selected Surface accessories.
This morning, Microsoft introduced the world to something it has been working on for a long time. It started with the original Surface — now called the PixelSense — back in 2008. Then the original Surface tablet. Then the Surface Book. Now, the Surface Studio. This, the most mature and refined (and expensive) Microsoft device that you've ever been able to buy, is the tipping point. In a year, Microsoft will be the creative darling that Apple was five years ago.
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