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Old 25-11-2015, 07:02 AM   #31
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i think you can try looking for a 2nd hand surface pro 3. the machine has 2 years warranty. those selling in the market should still have warranty.
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Old 25-11-2015, 11:52 PM   #32
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Wait surface 3 discount if you are not in a hurry. Usually got free type cover bundle
haha u mean this?

http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/...j_5nqOso6UCA)()

black friday deal!
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Old 25-11-2015, 11:55 PM   #33
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haha u mean this?

http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/...j_5nqOso6UCA)()

black friday deal!
Yes however that's the us store. Wait for the local 1. The best discount I have seen for surface 3 is free type cover and pen.
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Old 25-11-2015, 11:58 PM   #34
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Yes however that's the us store. Wait for the local 1. The best discount I have seen for surface 3 is free type cover and pen.
oh. whats the difference between local and us store? convert usd to sgd become ard same price?
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oh. whats the difference between local and us store? convert usd to sgd become ard same price?
Us means only ship to us. Buy from local microsoft online store. Not sure whether their black friday will come sg or not lol
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Old 26-11-2015, 07:51 AM   #36
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oh. whats the difference between local and us store? convert usd to sgd become ard same price?
Us means only ship to us. Buy from local microsoft online store. Not sure whether their black friday will come sg or not lol


the offer for free type cover with purchase of Surface 3 is back

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Old 26-11-2015, 02:34 PM   #37
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Ms sg online store have their own mini bf sale.
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Old 26-11-2015, 03:10 PM   #38
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Yes however that's the us store. Wait for the local 1. The best discount I have seen for surface 3 is free type cover and pen.
yeah, that was a good one, but i only managed to get Student Discount 10%, with Free type Cover - keyboard & Office 365 ( 1yr ) - didnt managed to get the PEN

i have a free Surface Sleeve - from 2 days ago Surface 4 event (but way too big for Surface 3) , more suitable for Surface Pro / Book ... but i wont even recommend using it, cos really too "thin" - not much protection per se
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Old 26-11-2015, 03:19 PM   #39
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yeah, that was a good one, but i only managed to get Student Discount 10%, with Free type Cover - keyboard & Office 365 ( 1yr ) - didnt managed to get the PEN

i have a free Surface Sleeve - from 2 days ago Surface 4 event (but way too big for Surface 3) , more suitable for Surface Pro / Book ... but i wont even recommend using it, cos really too "thin" - not much protection per se
Wa go event can get free sleeve? Lol. My surface pro 4 sleeve supposed to come to me today. Not sure where is the ninja delivery guy
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Song song I received the sleeve lol.
Actually.. don't really need it 1 I think

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Old 26-11-2015, 10:32 PM   #41
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Song song I received the sleeve lol.
Actually.. don't really need it 1 I think
haha simi sleeve sia?

ask u ah.

between
surface 3 (free kb) - $821
Samsung Tab A 9.7 - $324 (black friday ship from US)
Samsung Tab E $198
Samsung Tab Pro 8.4 - 83% discount

which 1 better?
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haha simi sleeve sia?

ask u ah.

between
surface 3 (free kb) - $821
Samsung Tab A 9.7 - $324 (black friday ship from US)
Samsung Tab E $198
Samsung Tab Pro 8.4 - 83% discount

which 1 better?
Just be wary when buying from US - the base model in the US doesn't ship with S-pen (weird, I know).

A few local shops selling Tab A 9.7 LTE at S$420 BNIB.

Of course, if budget allows, go Surface 3/Surface Pro 4. Multi-tasking on Windows still no horse run, mobile OS just too meh for that.
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Old 27-11-2015, 12:48 AM   #43
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Just be wary when buying from US - the base model in the US doesn't ship with S-pen (weird, I know).

A few local shops selling Tab A 9.7 LTE at S$420 BNIB.

Of course, if budget allows, go Surface 3/Surface Pro 4. Multi-tasking on Windows still no horse run, mobile OS just too meh for that.
wa thanks for warning. i didnt know about that sia.

i really wanted a surface 3 but i hate windows 8 a lot. the ppl in forums are saying that surface 3 upgrade to windows 10 will be rly crappy
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Wa go event can get free sleeve? Lol. My surface pro 4 sleeve supposed to come to me today. Not sure where is the ninja delivery guy
yeah, they gave out the surface sleeve at the surface 4 launch event, and also a luggage weighing device !! - that is really the most unsual freebie, i have ever received! but it is very very useful !!!
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Old 29-11-2015, 02:04 AM   #45
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i'm using a lenovo yoga tablet 2 windows for school work and it works really well for me.

It runs on windows 10 (after upgrading) so the desktop version of google drive can be installed to auto sync all my files so that i have the latest copies on both my tablet and my home laptop. It comes with a detachable keyboard and has expandable sd card slot for more storage. It's a poor man's MS surface.

Downsides are its lagginess at times (overall still great usability) and high RRP ($699). Pick up a cheaper used one from carousell.
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