We already know Microsoft is struggling to push the units it had hoped for. Several updates and revisions to certain bundles and licensing have helped, as has the massive price cuts on Surface RT and Surface Pro. If you have a TV at home you may recall seeing the Surface vs iPad battles sponsored by Microsoft. In addition to the targeted commercials, they have a new offer to help get your Redmond juices flowing…
Here’s the excerpt directly from the Microsoft Store:
What a deal
How to redeem this offer
- Bring in your gently used iPad 2, 3, or 4 and get a minimum of a $200 gift card to the Microsoft store.
- Looking to upgrade your tablet? Check out the Surface RT or Surface Pro.
- Surface RT
The revolutionary new tablet built by Microsoft comes pre-installed with touch-enabled versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
Starting at $349
- Surface Pro
The laptop in tablet form, built by Microsoft, runs your favorite Windows desktop programs and includes a one month free trial of Office 365.
Starting at $799
- Surface RT
- See store associate for more detail.
Valid September 5, 2013 until October 27, 2013.” – http://content.microsoftstore.com/en-us/offers?WT.mc_id=PromoEmail_iPadTradein_9-5-13_GetDetails#offer-tablet-trade
If you’ve been waiting to get a new tablet for school or work, there’s no denying the capability of a Office included tablet with an optional physical keyboard. I don’t know how many people that own iPads will be in the market for the Surface, but it’s certainly a great promotion.