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Surface Laptop 3 with 256GB SSD falls to $879

Surface Laptop 3 takes $420 off Microsoft's best ultraportable
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

The Surface Laptop 3 may be showing its age, however, it's still one of the best Surface devices to buy. And for a limited time, you can own our favorite Microsoft laptop for a fraction of the price. 

Currently, Amazon has the Surface Laptop 3 with 256GB SSD on sale for just $879.99. This machine normally sells for $1,300, so you're saving $420. It's a great price for this configuration and one of the best Surface deals we've seen in a while. Quantities are moving fast, so if it sells out Walmart has it on sale for $899. 

Microsoft Surface 3 Laptop deal

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (256GB): was $1,300 now $879 @ Amazon
This deal takes $420 off Microsoft's excellent Surface Laptop 3. This slim and stylish machine has a 13.5-inch (2256 x 1504) touch screen, 1.2-GHz Core i5-1035G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. Walmart has it on sale for $899.

The Surface Laptop 3 is one of the best laptops around. It's also a more affordable alternative to Apple's MacBook Air. The Surface Laptop 3 in this deal features a 13.3-inch (2256 x 1504) display, a 1.2-GHz Core i5-1035G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD

In our Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 review, we love this PC's elegant premium design, sharp, vivid display, and overall solid performance. We gave it a 4 out of 5 star rating and our coveted Editor's Choice award.

Design-wise, the Surface Laptop 3 is a classy and modern-looking notebook made of premium materials. Just like Apple's lightweight, stylish laptop, the Surface Laptop 3 sports a sleek, minimalist look characterized by smooth curves and clean surfaces.

As with most of today's 13-inch laptops, the Surface Laptop 3's port selection includes just the basics. You get a magnetic Surface Connect port, a USB 3.1 Type-A port and a USB Type-C input. There's also a headphone/mic combo jack on board for connecting wired headphones or a microphone.

At 2.9-pounds, and 12.1 x 8.8 x 0.6-inches, the Surface Laptop 3 is larger and heavier than the Dell XPS 13 (11.9 x 8.8 x 0.5 inches, 2.7 pounds), the Apple MacBook Pro (12 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches, 3 pounds) and the HP Spectre x360 13 (12.1 x 7.7 x 0.7 inches, 2.7 pounds).

This Surface Laptop 3 deal is just for you, if you're looking for a premium laptop under $900.

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.