Ahead of the market release of its new Surface editions – the 13in Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 - starting with Canada and the US on 26 October, Microsoft has slashed the prices of the third generation Surface Pro tablet. The above Surface lineup, along with Microsoft Band 2, have gone on pre-orders shortly after their official launch at the company's 6 October Windows 10 event.

This slash is obviously Microsoft's marketing strategy to promote the sales of the old Surface Pro tablet. Microsoft is running this offer at its stores across the UK, with no mention of how long the offer will go on for.

As for the pricing, the Surface Pro 3 powered with Intel i3 processor, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage now costs £549, a reduction of £90 from its earlier retail price. Similarly, the 128GB model using Intel i5, which was previously available for £849, is now going for £729. If you are planning to buy the 256GB variant with 8GB RAM, you can save as much as £150, as the tablet is now available for £929. You can save the most with the 256GB model which comes with the Intel i7 processor - up to £240.

Microsoft is also giving a lucrative offer on its tablet with the highest storage space (512GB). This variant is now on sale with a suggested retail price of £1,329, as opposed to the previous pricing of £1,549, which means you get a discount of up to £220. Along with this, Microsoft is giving away a £50 store voucher if you purchase the 512GB model. Surface fans across the US can also take advantage of the price slash through Microsoft Stores and save up to $100. Click on the links given below to place your orders via Microsoft Stores.

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