Microsoft’s Surface Pro 9 is one of the best 2-in-1 PCs out there. Easily transform into a laptop with the optional detachable Surface Pro Signature Keyboard (sold separately). The recommended configuration includes a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) touchscreen, 12th Gen Intel Evo Core i5-1235U 10-core CPU, 16GB RAM, Iris Xe graphics, and a 256GB SSD. If you’re on a tighter budget, you can get the base model Surface Pro 9 with 8GB of RAM for $999 ($100 off). We didn’t get our hands on the Surface Pro 9 for testing, but we did try out its predecessor.
The Microsoft Store Countdown Sale has a big Christmas sale on Surface tablets. Save up to $300 on select Surface Pro 9 configurations now. For example, Microsoft’s Surface Pro 9 with 12th Gen Intel Charging sells for $1,099. Originally priced at $1,399, this Surface device is now $300 off the retail price. That’s a new record-low price for the Surface Pro 9, and one of the best Surface Pro deals we’ve tracked all year. We’re also reducing the current price on Best Buy by $100.
In our review of the Surface Pro 8, we were impressed with its gorgeous display, strong performance, and excellent webcam. I was. The Microsoft Surface Pro 8 earned a 4 out of 5 star rating and won the coveted Editors’ Choice award. In our tests, we measured performance by opening 24 regular Chrome browser tabs. The Surface Pro 8’s 11th Gen Intel CPU didn’t flinch when streaming two 1080p YouTube videos and a Twitch stream simultaneously across four tabs. Given the updated 12th Generation Intel CPUs, we can expect more from the Surface Pro 9 as well.
Whether you’re shopping for a gift or looking for a versatile 2-in-1 for yourself, the Surface Pro 9 is definitely a bargain. Especially the 300 yen discount!