We adored Dell’s XPS 13 9360, giving it a 4.5/5 star rating in a glowing review. This is one of the best ultraportable laptops you can buy, full stop, and Microsoft’s selling it for $1,000. That’s about $120 cheaper than you’ll find from third-party sellers on Amazon right now, and about $200 cheaper than Newegg’s current sale price.
For the more budget conscious, the Asus VivoBook Flip 12 is $200. Walmart charges twice as much, and it’s normally listed at $350 on the Microsoft Store. This convertible laptop packs a low-powered Intel Celeron processor and a 64GB SSD. It’s not high end, but the price is certainly right if you need a low-cost notebook for basic tasks like web surfing and slinging emails.
Microsoft caters to gamers with the Dell Inspiron i5675, a desktop PC packing a Ryzen 5 1400 processor and an Radeon RX 570 graphics card for $700. That’s about $150 off the MSRP of a solidly equipped 1080p gaming machine, and it’s an especially enticing deal considering that graphics cards are still wildly expensive. The Radeon card is supposed to cost $170, but the cheapest standalone models you’ll find at Newegg start at $350-plus.
If you’re looking for a game, Microsoft’s selling Forza Motorsport 7 standard edition for $36, but that’s just one of many sale prices currently available. Windows Mixed Reality headsets are also on sale with the cheapest one being Lenovo’s at $300. Truth be told, though, deal hunters can find deals on Amazon and elsewhere beating even these sale prices on Microsoft’s VR headsets.
These are just a few of the deals that caught our eye. There are many more to be found on the Microsoft Store, especially if you’re looking for a new PC. Be vigilant though; we spotted several systems with older 6th-gen Intel CPUs inside. Intel’s processors are currently up to the 8th generation.
Ian is an independent writer based in Israel who has never met a tech subject he didn't like. He primarily covers Windows, PC and gaming hardware, video and music streaming services, social networks, and browsers. When he's not covering the news he's working on how-to tips for PC users, or tuning his eGPU setup.