Microsoft’s gifts for grads sale continues to take up to $450 off the excellent Surface Laptop 4. One of our top picks for best laptops, it packs solid performance into a super-portable, premium design.
For a limited time, you can get the Surface Laptop 4 for just $849 directly from Microsoft. Typically priced at $1,299, it’s now $450 cheaper than usual. This marks the Surface Laptop 4’s lowest price ever which makes it one of the best laptop deals of the season.
Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 4 is a worthy successor to the Surface Laptop 3. The laptop in this deal packs a 13.5-inch, (2256 x 1504) display, Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD.
In our Surface Laptop 4 (AMD) review, we liked its sleek, sturdy chassis, speedy performance and a comfy keyboard. The laptop’s battery lasted 12 hours on our Laptop Mag Battery Test — which involves continuous Web surfing over Wi-Fi at 150 nits of brightness. We gave the Surface Laptop 4 an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars and our Editor’s Choice award.
Design-wise, the Surface Laptop 4 is identical to its previous-gen sibling with its attractive metal design and gorgeous 13-inch display options.
At 2.8-pounds, and 12.1 x 8.8 x 0.6-inches, the 13-inch Surface Laptop 4 is lightweight and compact. It’s on par with the Dell XPS 13 (2.8 pounds, 11.5 x 7.8 x 0.6 inches) and HP Spectre x360 13 (12.1 x 7.7 x 0.7 inches, 2.8 pounds). It’s lighter than the Apple MacBook Pro (3 pounds, 12 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches).
Like most of today’s 13-inch laptops, the Surface Laptop 4’s port selection is minimalist. It supplies you with a USB Type-C port, USB Type-A input, and Surface Connect port. There’s also a headphone/mic combo jack onboard for audio connectivity.
The Surface Laptop 4 is a solid choice if you’re shopping around for a premium, ultra-portable notebook. Especially at this incredibly tempting deal price.