Need a powerful coding laptop? Get a Microsoft Surface 4 laptop for $300 less at Best Buy
What’s not to love about Microsoft Surface Pro 4 laptops? Whether you’re looking to take notes, write essays and dissertations, code on the fly or just want a super-portable, touch-screen laptop, the Surface Pro 4 fits the bill.
The Surface Pro 4 range sport fast Solid State Drives (SSD), Windows 11 pre-installed and come in a range of keyboard colors. Even better, you can power them on with a touch, meaning no-one will be waiting for you to fire up your class or work presentation.
What’s the catch? In the case of the Surface Pro 4 (and the rest of the Surface Pro range) you’re paying a premium for quality and usability. But, thanks to Best Buy, you can now pick up virtually the whole Surface Pro 4 laptop range at up to $300 off.
That means you can pick up a Surface Pro 4 for as little as $699.99 from Best Buy (opens in new tab), available for shipping or pick-up from your local Best Buy store. There are a lot of different models on offer, we’ve listed them all below, along with advice on which models we’d recommend.
Which Surface Laptop 4 should you buy?
When it comes to working on the go, Microsoft’s Surface 4 Laptops are a superb buy and perfect laptops for students. The more powerful options also make for ideal coding laptops, which is why we ranked the Surface 4 laptop highly on our best laptops for coding and programming list.
The most powerful of these laptops weighs just 3.4 pounds and is a ridiculously thin 0.58 inches (1.4 cm). They come with a 720p webcam as standard and, depending on the model, have a battery life of up to 19 hours. So you can leave yours charging overnight, then carry it from lecture to lecture without running out of juice.
Speaking of lectures, being start the the Surface Pro 4 Laptop is a real boon. It’s also useful if you’re putting on a presentation or if you’re just plain in a hurry. And, thanks to Best Buy’s two-day flash sale, a clear attempt to compete with Prime Day, you can pick them up at a hefty discount.
Then there’s the touch screen which, when it comes to working with graphical interfaces, could be a real boon. The only question is, which one should you go for?
If you have the budget, we’d recommend the 15″ iCore 7 model (opens in new tab), just to be as flexible and future-proof as possible. But this mid-range model (opens in new tab) should be plenty for most students and up-and-coming coders. And, while it doesn’t have the specifications of the other models, the budget Surface 4 Laptop (opens in new tab) is enough for general day-to-day student tasks.