Microsoft has been showing some love to educators recently as they attempt to get rid of as many Surface RT tablets as possible considering they recently gave away a total of 10,000 of them to educators just last week. Today, Microsoft is announcing it is now cutting the price of its Surface RT by over 50% for schools who buy the tablet before September.
The Microsoft Surface RT normally retails for $499, but through Microsoft’s special promotion, the company will drop the price to $199 for schools while adding a Touch Cover will only bring the price up to $249, when it normally costs $599. The Surface RT with a Type Keyboard cover, which would cost $629, is being sold for only $289 during Microsoft’s promotional period.
The promotional discount program will end on August 31 and will only be good while supplies last, although Microsoft doesn’t indicate if there’s a minimum or maximum purchase requirement. Unfortunately, students can’t take part in this promotion as it’s only currently available to K-12 schools and universities.RELATED
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