The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book are now available at the Microsoft Store for a discounted price. Microsoft is currently offering refurbished units Surface Book and Surface Pro 4, and Microsoft fans are taking this as a hint that there's a Surface Pro 5 waiting to be unveiled soon.
Let's rewind for a second, how did the surface tablets come into existence?
Microsoft Surface Tablet Origin
Back in 2012, Microsoft introduced its 2-in-1 surface tablet with questionable hardware. The Surface RT came with Windows RT, an operating system that confused everyone. The original Surface Pro that was eventually released received some negative feedback too, due to its poor battery life and bulky appearance.
Microsoft Surface Tablets, Then And Now
Here comes 2014, Microsoft released another batch of 2-in-1 Surface tablets. The third generation of Surface hybrids finally gave up the Windows RT operating system and just focused on developing new categories, products and powerful devices.
Fast forward to 2016, Microsoft's Surface hybrid tablets cost a little more. The Surface devices are usually pitted against Apple gadgets. But as of today, refurbished Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices are now on sale at the US Microsoft Store, MS Power User reports. The refurbished models are as good as new and will be sold 15 percent cheaper than the device's original price.
Save Big On Refurbished Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book
There is nothing to worry about refurbished items. According to Ubergizmo, refurbished devices are guaranteed to function like its new as each one goes through a rigorous quality testing process. This procedure includes hardware quality inspection, cosmetic and diagnostic testing and software updates.
If you are looking to buy a Surface Book that includes a 512 GB storage drive and equipped with a core i7 processor and runs with 16 GB RAM, then you're in luck. It's available for only $2,294. A refurbished Surface Pro 4 with 128 GB storage, 4 GB RAM and a Core M3 processor is only $764. You can find more options when you visit the Microsoft Store.