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Microsoft will give you up to $650 to trade your MacBook Air in for a Surface Pro 3

Published Jun 23rd, 2014 9:00PM EDT
Microsoft MacBook Air Surface Pro 3 Trade In
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Microsoft is very, very confident that the Surface Pro 3 really can replace your laptop. In fact, it’s so confident that it’s willing to lay some significant money down to get you to swap in your MacBook Air for a Surface Pro 3 between now and July 31st. ZDNet reports that you can get an in-store credit worth up to $650 toward buying a Surface Pro 3 if you trade in a working MacBook Air model that doesn’t have any water damage or a cracked display.

The cheapest Surface Pro 3 with a keyboard that you can get right now costs $929, so trading in your MacBook Air and getting the full $650 in-store credit will knock that price all the way down to $279. In all, if you have an old MacBook Air that you don’t use much anymore and you’re curious about the Surface Pro 3, this seems like a pretty sweet deal to take advantage of.

Brad Reed
Brad Reed Staff Writer

Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.