Surface Laptop 3 falling in price: Amazon reduced the perfect home office notebook

The price of the Surface Laptop 3 is falling again. The premium notebook from Windows manufacturer Microsoft is currently being offered at a special price on Amazon. Perfect for anyone looking for a laptop for the home office? GIGA reveals for whom the purchase is worthwhile.

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Surface Laptop 3: Light business laptop again available at the best price

The Surface Laptop 3 has since seen a real price drop. While the 256 GB version of the laptop still cost 1,449 euros in October 2019, the retail price has fallen significantly in the meantime, but it rarely falls below the magical 1,100 euros mark.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) cobalt blue

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) cobalt blue

A look at the price trend of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (Black) with a 256 GB SSD:

Overview of the price history of the Surface Laptop 3 since its appearance (Image: geizhals.de)

The most important technical key data of the Surface Laptop 3 at a glance:

Display 13.5 inch touchscreen, 2,256 x 1,504 pixels @ 60 Hz, multi-touch, reflective
processor Intel Core i5-1035G7 (4 cores @ max 3.7 GHz)
graphic card integrated graphics unit (Intel Iris Plus Graphics)
Storage 256 GB PCIe SSD
random access memory 8 GB DDR4 RAM
Connectivity
  • 1x USB-C 3.1
  • 1x USB-A 3.0
  • 1x jack
  • WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS
  • Bluetooth 5.0
Battery life about 11.5 hours (manufacturer information)
operating system Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Weight 1.31 kilograms

Surface Laptop 3: Who is it worth buying for?

Fast Intel processor, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB PCIe SSD and an extremely high-resolution display with touch support – all in one device, which weighs just 1.31 kilograms. Microsoft knows exactly what to look for in a business notebook in the premium segment.

We were also able to take a closer look at the Surface Laptop 3:

Although the capacity of the built-in SSD is quite small, the drive can be exchanged for a larger model at any time. But be careful: You will lose your guarantee. It is best to start the exchange after this has expired.

Another drawback is the somewhat tight working memory that cannot be upgraded. Fortunately, 8 GB is sufficient for office work. The Surface Laptop offers a colorful, high-resolution display and a of the best keyboards for lightweight Windows laptops. The battery life should also be quite generous. Microsoft itself specifies around 11.5 hours – that should be sufficient even for a longer working day. If you need even more USB ports, you should get a suitable adapter.

If you are looking for a particularly high-quality, compact and light notebook with a long battery life for university or for the office, you can take the current offer for the Surface Laptop 3 without hesitation. We recommend everyone else to take a look at our laptop buying guide.

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