Microsoft's Surface Laptop 5 falls to $868

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Update July 17 at 2:03 p.m. ET: Amazon just dropped the Surface Laptop 5 to $868 

Well look at this. Microsoft's Surface Laptop 5 drops to $883 in a post-Prime Day laptop deal. Typically $999, the Surface Laptop 5 is now $116 cheaper than usual. That's just $40 shy of its lowest price it hit so far this year.

By comparison, it's $16 cheaper than Best Buy's current price for the exact same laptop. Amazon also offers the Intel i7-powered Surface Laptop 5 for $1,399 ($300 off). These are two of the best laptop deals you can get as we roll into back to school season. 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 5: $999 $883 @ Amazon

Microsoft Surface Laptop 5: <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=45727&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FMicrosoft-Lightweight-Processor-Multi-Tasking-Platinum%2Fdp%2FB0B8QDBFVQ%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$999 $883 @ Amazon
Save $116 on the Surface Laptop 5. This notebook packs a 13.5-inch (2256 x 1504) touch display, 12th Gen Intel Evo Platform Core i5-1235U, Intel Iris Xe graphics, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of SSD storage. Connectivity-wise, it has a USB 3.1 Type-A port, USB-C port with USB4 and Thunderbolt 4 support, Surface Connect port and 3.5mm headphone jack. 

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 5 is is one of the best laptops for college students and work professionals. The laptop in this deal packs a 13.5-inch (2256 x 1504) touchscreen, 12th Gen Intel Evo Platform Core i5-1235U 10-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and Intel Xe graphics and 256GB of storage.

In our Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 review, we liked its sleek, great-sounding speaker, tactile, clicky keyboard and slim, premium design. Although we expected better performance and battery life out of it, a Windows 11 software update appears to have fixed the issue. Surface Laptop 5 reviews from happy customers on Amazon average 4 out of 5-stars. 

For your connectivity needs, the Surface Laptop 5 has a USB 3.1 Type-A port, USB-C port with USB4 and Thunderbolt 4 support and Surface Connect port. There's also a headphone/mic combo jack onboard for private listening and audio recording.

Now up to $300 off, the Surface Laptop 5 is a wise choice if you're looking for a capable Windows PC.

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.