There are enough Memorial Day sales and deals going on right now to make any bargain hunter’s head spin, but if you’ve already set your sights on a Microsoft Surface device, Best Buy has an enticing financing offer that lets you grab the awesome new Microsoft Surface X tablet/2-in-1 with low monthly payments when you use a My Best Buy Credit Card.
The Microsoft Surface Pro lineup has ranked among our favorite Windows devices since its inception, and if you want a Windows tablet, it’s pretty much the only game in town — not to mention that Microsoft also makes what might be the best 2-in-1 when paired with a Type Cover Keyboard, although you usually have to buy that separately. However, Microsoft hasn’t experimented too much with the overall design. While sometimes it’s better not to mess with a good thing, the Surface Pro tablets were starting to look a little long in the tooth in recent years.
Even the new Microsoft Surface Pro 7, while an excellent Windows 2-in-1, didn’t get much of a facelift and seems somewhat dated in 2020. Thankfully, Microsoft heard the cries of Surface fans when it revealed the new Surface Pro X alongside the Pro 7. The Surface Pro X finally gave these (otherwise fantastic) devices the update they badly needed: It sports a slimmed-down frame and trimmed bezels for some extra screen real estate, and the 13-inch PixelSense touch display is gorgeous. It’s also unique in that it runs on Microsoft’s own proprietary ARM-based SQ1 CPU, which performs up to three times faster than the chip in the Surface Pro 6.
Another nice update is that the Microsoft Surface Pro X comes standard with both Wi-Fi and 4G LTE connectivity, something that a costly upgrade on the vast majority of tablets (including even the premium iPad Pro). This means you can connect your Surface Pro X to your cellular data plan for making calls, sending and receiving text messages, and pretty much anything else you’d normally do on a cell phone. That might not be a huge selling point for some, but it’s nice to see as a standard out-of-the-box feature and many will find it to be a convenience.
The Microsoft Surface Pro X is the priciest of the Surface lineup, but through the end of the year, qualifying customers who use a My Best Buy Credit Card (and buy a Pro X with it) can take advantage of the low monthly payments.
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