This holiday season, Microsoft Corp. has a collection of Black Friday deals, ranging from 1,000 digital movie, music, game and app deals at just 10 cents on Windows 10 devices to Xbox One starting at $299, PCs at less than $150, and more, for shoppers on everyone’s lists. These great digital and hardware deals — available at the Windows Store, more than 110 Microsoft Stores nationwide and a collection of retail partners, as applicable — provide access to Skype, Office 365, Xbox Live, a wide variety of Windows apps, Cortana and other Microsoft services. Plus, get free shipping and free returns on hardware products from some participating retailers, including microsoftstore.com. And, if you can’t find exactly what you need from our great selection of deals, Microsoft Edge with Cortana can help you find coupons at other top retailers. From the entertainment enthusiast to the gamer on your list, we’ve got you covered.
Gifts for the entertainment enthusiast
Windows is thanking its fans for reaching 110 million devices running Windows 10 by offering 1,000 10-cent deals over the next 10 days. Those running Windows 10 in the U.S. will be able to download movies, songs, games and apps for 10 cents each using the Windows Store. Starting Nov. 20 and while supplies last, customers can rent movies including “Jurassic World,” “Terminator Genisys” and “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.” Songbirds can purchase today’s top hits including “What Do You Mean,” by Justin Bieber, “All of Me,” by John Legend, and “Timber,” by Pitbull. Deals change daily, so be sure to check back each day.
More details on the Windows Blog.
Gifts for a gamer
From Thursday, Nov. 26, through Monday, Nov. 30, select Xbox One console bundles will be available starting at $299, the lowest price ever for Xbox One, at Microsoft Stores, http://microsoftstore.com and select retail partner locations. You can also save $50 off the estimated retail price of any of the 12 Xbox One holiday bundles this season. Plus, gamers can take advantage of more than 150 game deals, some up to 40 to 60 percent off, and try Xbox Live Gold for one month for $1.
Gifts for those on the go
The new Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL with Windows 10 are the perfect partners for your PC, with one Windows experience — one set of files and apps — updated across your Windows 10 devices, as well as Cortana assistance, Continuum, superior processing speed and display resolution, 20MP camera, and 4K video capture. The Microsoft Lumia 950 will be available at Microsoft Stores, http://microsoftstore.com, http://www.att.com and AT&T U.S. retail stores in time for Black Friday. Additional Black Friday deals on Lumia phones include these:
· At Microsoft Stores, pick up a free Display Dock with purchase of the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL.
· Also available at Microsoft Stores is the AT&T Microsoft Lumia 640 for $39.
· At Best Buy, pick up the Microsoft Lumia 640 AT&T Go phone for $29.99.
· AT&T is offering up to $200 off a Microsoft Surface 3 LTE with the purchase of a Microsoft Lumia 950 or 640 XL on a 2-year service agreement.
Gifts for anyone on your list
Be sure to take advantage of these great offers on Microsoft Office at your local Microsoft Store, microsoftstore.com, and at select retailers nationwide:
· $10 off Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal.
· The Work & Play Bundle for just $149 includes a one-year subscription to Office 365 Home, Xbox Live Gold, Skype Unlimited World, unlimited Wi-Fi, Assure Software Support, plus a $60 promotional gift card for digital entertainment content. That’s a savings of over $350.*
· $50 off Office Home & Student and Office Home & Student for Mac.
* Work & Play savings based on estimated retail price for each item when purchased separately.
Microsoft Stores: Your one-stop shop for everyone
And if these Black Friday gift ideas aren’t enough, Head to Microsoft Stores, the place to buy the most incredible new products, including the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 and Microsoft Band 2.
Microsoft Surface Book: A do-it-all high-performance 13.5-inch Windows 10 laptop with killer built-in Surface Pen functionality that enables you to write on the screen in laptop, clipboard or canvas mode. Starting at $1,499, Surface Book is the ultimate laptop – built to be a creative workhorse.
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Elevating everything people love about Surface Pro 3 into the thinnest, lightest and even more powerful Surface yet, Surface Pro 4 is the tablet that can replace your laptop. It boasts Windows 10, a stunning 12.3-inch HD display and performs wonders with the redesigned Surface Pro 4 Type Cover and Surface Pen, all in a beautifully designed premium magnesium casing. Starting at just $899.
Microsoft Band 2: Kick off the holidays with a new fitness routine and the beautifully redesigned Microsoft Band 2 with its curved display that makes it even more comfortable to wear. It’s fully integrated with a Microsoft Health Windows 10 Universal App to track everything from your heartrate to sleep quality. Stay up-to-date with the latest text, email and app alerts, so you can live healthier, achieve your fitness goals and stay connected on the go. Available for $249.
If you’re having trouble deciding what to buy, our friendly associates at Microsoft Stores can help you pick the best gift for everyone on your list, especially with Black Friday deals with savings of up to $200 on the Surface Pro 3 and only $399 for the Dell Inspiron 15 — that’s $350 saved. Additional deals at stores include these:
· HP Pavilion 15 is now $549, which is a savings of $300.
· ASUS TP200 is now $229, so you save $120.
· Lenovo Ideacentre Computer Stick 300 is now $69, which means a savings of $80.
· There are also great savings on select Dell monitors of up to $500 off.
Black Friday deals begin online Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 9 p.m. PT and are available at more than 110 Microsoft Stores. Check http://microsoftstore.com for a listing of local store hours. All stores will be open Friday, Nov. 27. Select stores will be open Thursday, Nov. 26. Check the site for specific hours for your location.
Microsoft Edge: The best deals, from our family to yours
Starting today, Microsoft Edge will support over 100 retailers including Macy’s, Target and Toys “R” Us through our partnership with Shopular, a leading coupon provider.
Microsoft partner deals for Black Friday
In addition to the great deals happening across Microsoft and at Microsoft Stores, here is what our partner retailers and Windows 10 device partners have in store for Black Friday: (while supplies last)
Don’t miss big savings on some of Acer’s most portable devices on Acer.com, including the Acer Aspire R13 (R7-371T-70NY) pictured above, a high-performance, 13.3-inch convertible notebook with an Ezel Aero Hinge™ that lets you transition among six modes. Regularly priced at $1,499, it is available for $1,099. It comes with Windows 10, a powerful Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD. The Acer Aspire Switch 11V (SW5-173-65R3) is a 2-in-1 notebook and tablet PC. Normally $649, it will be available for $499, and comes with Windows 10, an 11.6-inch HD display, 4GB of memory and a 128GB SSD. The Acer Aspire R3-131T-P3BM is an 11.6-inch convertible notebook with a 360-degree, dual-torque hinge for flexibility. Regularly priced at $449, it’s available for $299. It comes with Windows 10, an Intel Pentium Quad-Core processor, 4GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive.
More sweet deals are available at Best Buy. The HP Envy 15.6-inch Touch-screen laptop, which comes with Windows 10, Intel Core i5 processor, 6GB memory and a 1TB hard drive for $479.99 – a savings of $200. It’s easy to use the premium, sleek metal laptop in stand, tent, display or table mode, and its dual speakers, optimized for use in any position, provide rich audio.
The new Samsung ATIV Book 9 Spin (pictured above) is the smart choice for those who demand versatility for $1299, $100 off MSRP, with its revolutionary 360º rotating display for multiple computing modes, slim and modern design for ultimate portability, and aluminum body for superior durability and style. The stunning QHD+ high resolution touch screen allows you to view and display ultra-detailed graphics with an enhanced color gamut, while its anti-glare coating performs both indoors and out. This offer is available from Nov. 22 to Nov. 25.
Get ready for gaming fun with Dell’s Alienware 15 laptop, for $1,199.99, a savings of $300, from Dell.com. The latest version of the Alienware 15 has a sixth-generation “Skylake” Intel Core i7 processor, Nvidia GTX 970M GPU and a 15.6-inch 1,920-by-1,080 display. If you want to go bigger, there’s the Alienware X51 gaming desktop for $1,249.99, a savings of $400. It ships with an overclocker-friendly, K-series sixth-generation Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 GPU. You also want to check out QVC.com on Nov. 23; something special from Dell will be offered that day on the shopping network website.
The RCA 10.1-inch Cambio W101 V2 Windows 10 2-in-1 is ready for any task, and it’s $128 at Wal-Mart. The 2-in-1, with a detachable keyboard, trackpad and Intel Atom processor, comes with Windows 10 and has 32GB of memory. You can create powerful documents and slideshows with Microsoft Office 365, and use the Cambio’s Bluetooth capability to connect and pair with nearby compatible devices, such as your smartphone or Bluetooth speaker. Or, set up a videoconference using the Cambio’s front or rear 2MP cameras to video chat family and friends.
Black Friday is just the start of the holiday season. Be sure to visit microsoftstore.com, your local Microsoft Store or any of our retail partners throughout the holidays for more deals and information on the hottest new devices and gifts.