The fantastic Microsoft Surface offer for schools and tertiary education customers is still available, and there are now more reasons than ever before to take up this limited time only offer.
Between July 15, 2013 and September 30, 2013, Microsoft is pleased to offer the following special pricing on Surface RT to New Zealand schools and higher education institutions, through Authorised Surface Retailers:
- Surface RT (32GB) - RRP1 for the Offer NZ$294 (Standard RRP1 is $499)
- Surface RT (32GB) with Touch Keyboard Cover - RRP1 for the Offer NZ$371 (Standard RRP1 is $649)
- Surface RT (32GB) with Type Keyboard Cover - RRP1 for the Offer NZ$432 (Standard RRP1 is $698.99)
All the prices above include GST
Microsoft Surface RT is a great choice for schools and higher education institutions that want powerful, affordable touch-enabled tablets for students, educators and staff. In addition to cutting edge hardware specs, Surface RT comes with many software and cloud features that will have educators and students teaching and learning in no time.
James Kendrick, of ZDNet, recently blogged about the 10 advantages Windows 8 tablets have over the iPad and Android and we had to share it with you.
"Android tablets and the iPad are solid tablets, but Windows 8 has distinct advantages over both of the other platforms. Windows 8 is a full PC OS and that brings some important capabilities to the tablet", Kendrick explains. "The 10 features in this collection that give Windows 8 an advantage over the competition are by no means the only ones. They are significant enough to break them out from the rest."
Read Kendrick's top 10 advantages here, you won't regret it!