Would you trade your Macbook for a Surface 3 for $650?

Subject: General Tech | June 24, 2014 - 02:38 PM |
Tagged: Surface Pro 3, microsoft, MacBook Air

In it's latest attempt to not look desperate when offering the latest Surface for sale Microsoft will offer up to $650 off a Surface 3 if you trade in your Macbook Air.  The top end model of Surface 3 will have a Intel Core i7 processor and 512GB internal storage and cost you around $1950.  There are less expensive models available though it is possible that will reduce the amount of money you receive for the Macbook Air that you trade in.  Also according to The Inquirer this is not an online deal, you must be able to show up at a Microsoft Store in person to claim the trade in.   Will this be enough to help drive sales of Microsoft's hardware or will this incarnation of the Surface or shall it languish on store shelves like the previous generations?

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"Yes, you read that right. Microsoft has launched a trade-in programme at its US stores, where it offers customers up to $650 for their Macbook Air, which can be put towards a Surface Pro 3."

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Source: The Inquirer
June 24, 2014 | 05:10 PM - Posted by nathanddrews

Too bad they won't sell a cheaper Pentium or Atom version with 8.Bing edition to get the costs down closer to $500.

June 25, 2014 | 04:00 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Crickets.

June 25, 2014 | 08:03 AM - Posted by ThorAxe

That's $650 more than a MacBook Air is worth. :)

June 26, 2014 | 12:16 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Yes.

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