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The best Microsoft Surface deals in May 2021

Best Microsoft Surface deals
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The best Microsoft Surface deals of the season are here just in time for Mother's Day. Several retailers are offering generous discounts on Microsoft's family of laptops and tablet PCs. 

For example, Amazon continues to offer the Surface Laptop Go for just $799. That's $200 off its normal price and the second lowest price we've seen for this Surface Laptop. This is one of the best Surface deals we've seen all season. 

So if you're looking for the best Surface device deals, you've come to the right place. We're listing all the best deals on Surface devices from the new Surface Laptop 4, to the Editor's Choice Surface Laptop 3, and powerful Surface Pro X tablet. 

Here are the best Microsoft Surface deals you can get right now.

Best Surface device deals right now

Best Microsoft Surface deals

Surface Laptop 4

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Best Surface Laptop 4 deals

Microsoft's long-lasting ultraportable

Storage: 256GB/512GB/1TB | Weight: 2.8 pounds | Screen Size: 13.5 inches | Resolution: 2256 x 1504-pixels | CPU : 11th Gen Intel Core i5/i7, AMD Ryzen 5/7 | RAM: 8GB/16GB/32GB | Front Camera: 720p HD | Battery: 19 hours (Rated)

Attractive metal design
Gorgeous display
Comfortable keyboard
19 hour rated battery life 

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 has a starting price of $999 and $1,299 for the 13.5-inch and 15-inch base models, respectively. 

Side by side, the Surface Laptop 4 looks identical to the Surface Laptop 3. Like its predecessor, it has an attractive metal design, comfortable keyboard, and gorgeous, 13-inch and 15-inch display options. Available in 11th Gen Intel and AMD Ryzen 4000 series CPU options, Surface Laptop 4 aims to deliver faster performance and longer battery life than the Surface Laptop 3.

Best Buy and Microsoft are running the same Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 preorder deal which bundles it with free Surface Earbuds (a $200 value). This is the first and best Surface Laptop 4 deal we've seen so far. 

Surface Laptop 3

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Best Surface Laptop 3 deals

Microsoft's premium portable

Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB | Weight: 2.9 pounds | Screen Size: 13.5 inches | Resolution: 2496 x 1664-pixels | CPU : 10th Gen Intel Core i5/Core i7 | RAM: 8GB/16GB | Front Camera: 720p HD | Battery: 9.7 hours

Sophisticated, premium design
Crisp, color-rich display
Solid performance
Pricey

Pricing for the base model 13.3-inch Surface Laptop 3 starts at $999.99. If you want a larger screen, the base 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 is priced at $1,499.99. 

In our Surface Laptop 3 review, we praised its elegant, premium design and sharp vivid touch screen. The Surface Laptop 3 performed in real world testing, earning a rating of 4 out of 5 stars and the Editor's Choice award. 

While this premium laptop leans toward the pricier side, we've seen notable discounts on it throughput the year. We've seen retailers take anywhere from $200 to $575 off various configurations. The lowest price we've ever seen for the base 13-inch model so far for 2021 is $599. 

Surface Book 3

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Best Surface Book 3 deals

Microsoft's magical laptop/tablet hybrid

Storage: 256GB/512GB/1TB | Weight: 4.2 pounds | Screen Size: 13.5 inches | Resolution: 3000 x 2000-pixels | CPU : 10th Gen Intel Core i5/Core i7 | RAM: 8GB/16GB/32GB | Front Camera: 720p HD | Battery: 17.5 hours

Bright, high-res display 
Beautiful, premium design
Long-lasting battery
Lacks Thunderbolt 3

The 2020 Microsoft Surface Book 3 has a starting price of $1,599 for the 13.5-inch base model, and $2,229 for the 15-inch version. Luckily, retailers offer significant discounts on this laptop/tablet hybrid to ease the blow to your bank account. 

So far, the lowest price we've ever seen the base model on sale for is $1,236 around around Presidents' Day 2021. Meanwhile, its 15-inch sibling hasn't gone for less than $1,993 on Amazon. 

As we note in our Surface Book 3, we like this laptop's bright, high-res display, attractive, premium design, and long battery life. Although we wish it had more than just single USB-C port on board, we gave the Surface Book 3 an overall rating of 4 our of 5 stars. 

Surface Go 2

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Best Surface Go 2 deals

Microsoft's smallest 2-in-1 laptop

Storage: 128GB | Weight: 1.2 pounds | Screen Size: 12.4 inches | Resolution: 1536 x 1024-pixel | CPU : Intel Core m3-8100Y | RAM: 8GB | Rear Camera : 8MP | Front Camera: 5MP | Battery: 11:39 hours

Vivid screen
Sleek design
Lengthy battery
 Last-gen processors

Over its predecessor, the Surface Go 2 brings longer battery life, thinner bezels and better performance. Prices start a $399 for this lightweight iPad Air competitor. 

As we note in our Surface Go 2 review, we like its vivid 10.5-inch display, sleek magnesium design, and long battery life. This tablet is outfitted with an impressive webcam as well as an IR camera for secure Windows Hello login. We gave the Surface Go 2 an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. 

When it comes to design, outside of its thinner bezels, the Surface Go 2 is the spitting image of the first generation Surface Go. Weighing a mere 1.2-pounds, and measuring 9.7 x 6.9 x 0.3 inches, it's on par with the original Surface Go (0.3 inches, 1.15 pounds) and iPad Air (0.2 inches thick, 1 pounds). 

Surface Laptop Go

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Best Surface Laptop Go deals

A fantastic mid-range laptop

Storage: 256GB | Weight: 2.5 pounds | Screen Size: 12.4 inches | Resolution: 1536 x 1024-pixels | CPU : Intel Core i5-1035G1 | RAM: 8GB | Front Camera: 720p HD | Battery: 7:42 hours

Premium design
Excellent keyboard
Sharp, vivid display
Non-backlit keys

The Surface Laptop Go is Microsoft's fantastic mid-range portable. With a starting price of $549, it's Microsoft's most affordable and lightest laptop. With the base model, you get a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage. 

For multitaskers, the Surface Laptop Go can be configured with 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD or 256GB SSD for $699.99 and $899.99, respectively. The higher capacity models tend to see higher discounts of as much as $200 off. 

We reviewed the Surface Laptop Go, and found its premium design and class-leading keyboard impressive. Its 1536 x 1024-pixel 12-inch display looks sharp and vivid whether you're creating documents or streaming movies. 

Microsoft Surface Pro X (SQ2, 2020)

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The best Surface Pro X deals

Surface Pro X's strongest ARM

Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB | Weight: 1.7 pounds | Screen Size: 13-inches | Resolution: 2880 x 1920-pixels | CPU: SQ1/SQ2 | Front Camera: 5MP | Rear Camera: 10MP | Battery Life: Up to 15 hours (Rated)

Stunning 13-inch display
Sleek design
Excellent 5MP webcam
No 5G/Wi-Fi 6 
Pricey keyboard and stylus sold separately

Microsoft's Surface Pro X is a versatile Windows tablet PC. The optional keyboard (sold separately) makes it a capable 2-in-1 laptop. Starting at $1,299, the latest model Surface Pro X features a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) touchscreen, 3.1-GHz Microsoft SQ2 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD. This device offers a significant performance over the first Surface Pro X with Microsoft's 2-GHz SQ1 8-core chop. 

As we note in our Surface Pro X SQ2 review, it boasts a gorgeous 13-inch display, sleek, premium design, and good battery life. Design-wise, the Surface Pro X has slimmer bezels and rounded corners compared to the Surface Pro 7. It retains the convenient kickstand of its sibling on the back. 

Microsoft Surface Pro 7

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The best Surface Pro 7 deals

Surface Pro 7 with USB-C, 10th Gen CPU power

Storage: 128GB/256GB | Weight: 1.7 pounds | Screen Size: 12.3-inches | Resolution: 2736 x 1824-pixels | CPU: 10th Gen Intel Core i3/Core i5 | Front Camera: 5MP | Battery Life: 8 hours

Bright, vivid display
Speedy overall performance
Premium metal design
Keyboard and stylus sold separately

With a starting price of $749, the Surface Pro 7 remains one of the most versatile Windows tablets out there. It has the same minimalist design as the Surface Pro 6. Just about the only difference is that it has a new USB-C port on the side. 

The base model packs a 12.3-inch (2736 x 1824) PixelSense display, a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD. Measuring 0.3 inches thin and weighing 1.7 pounds (2.4 pounds with the keyboard attached), the Surface Pro 7 is the same size as its predecessor, the Surface Pro 6. It's a tad thicker and heavier than its industry rival, the 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro (0.2 inches, 1.4 pounds).

In our Surface Pro 7 review, we praised its premium design and bright, vivid display. The tablet's fast performance was also impressive and we gave the Surface Pro 7 a rating of 4 out of 5-stars. 

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 deals

Surface Pro 6 2-in-1 to beat

Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB | Weight: 1.7 pounds | Screen Size: 12.3 inches | Resolution: 2736 x 1824-pixels | CPU : 8th Gen Intel Core i5/Core i7 | Rear Camera: 8MP | Front Camera: 5MP | Battery: 9 hours

Fast performance
Superb battery life
Bright, color-rich display
Lacks USB-C connection

Although it may be showing its age, the Surface Pro 6 is still one of the best 2-in-1 laptops around. It configures into any of three modes: tablet, laptop or studio. Sturdy and stable, the Surface Pro 6 is as light and portable build as its successors.

With an entry level price tag of $799, the Surface Pro 6 has everything you could ever want in a tablet PC. The base model packs a 12.3-inch (2736 x 1824) display, Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD.

In our Microsoft Surface Pro 6 review, we loved its fast performance, long-lasting battery life, and colorful display. Although it lacks USB-C and Thunderbolt ports, we gave the Surface Pro 4.5 out of 5 stars for its overall fast performance.