Person using Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 on a desk beside a cup of coffee

The Surface Laptop series is the modest workhorse of Microsoft’s hardware lineup. Free of flashy tricks or gimmicks, these devices are sleek, reliable, and well-positioned as good computers for both professionals and students alike. This week, you can pick up the most recent Surface Laptop 4 starting at just $999.99 ($300 off).

Microsoft first launched its Surface brand all the way back in late 2012. Nearly a full decade ago, the company focused primarily on the hybrid tablet/laptop form factor that still exists today, targeting both iPad and MacBook users with a single device. It wasn’t until 2017 that the first Surface Laptop came to market. Since then, Microsoft has continued to iterate upon its design, utilizing premium materials—including aluminum and suede-like Alcantara cloth—while upgrading its performance and capabilities with each version.

That brings us to the Surface Laptop 4, the chosen Windows laptop of our Editor-in-Chief, Chris Hoffman. The model featured in today’s deal is rocking a 13.5″ display with touchscreen support. Under the hood sits an 11th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of memory, and a 512 GB SSD.

While these aren’t the most elite specs you’ll find in a Windows laptop, they’re a good starting point for anyone who just needs to surf the web, write papers or reports, and thumb through a spreadsheet or two — especially at less than $1,000. If you need more performance, you can configure this Surface Laptop 4 up to a decked out version with a 15″ display, Core i7 processor, 32 GB of RAM, and 1 TB of storage, though it will cost you quite a bit more, even with the discount included.

The base version of the Surface Laptop 4 is available in several colors, including a very snazzy Matte Black, clean Platinum, alluring Ice Blue, and warm Sandstone. This special discount is valid through Sunday, September 18, so grab your favorite configuration before they’re gone.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 is a svelte device that’s great for both professionals and students who need to get work done.


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