For those looking for an excellent light computing solution, it's hard to argue against the Surface Laptop – well, except for the usual steep price.

Luckily, today is Pi Day, and Best Buy (along with Microsoft) is discounting the $799 entry-level Surface Laptop for just $699. That's a fair price for what is arguably the most beautiful Ultrabook on the market.

Spec-wise, you're getting the basics here, but if you are using it for web browsing, email, using Microsoft Office, or watching movies this configuration is perfect:

  • Intel 7th generation Core i3 m3-7Y30 processor.
  • 4GB of RAM.
  • 128GB of internal storage (SSD).

The rest, including that 13.5-inch PixelSense touch display, Dolby Audio speakers, and what I think is one of the best keyboards and trackpads around is all here too.

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Microsoft is running the same deal too online and in its physical stores but being able to order from Best Buy (or walk in and grab it today) is a better option for many.

If, however, you want more power, you can save $200 on the Core i5 model with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. That version usually costs $1,299 but Microsoft has it for just $1,099.

If you need more details about this laptop read my full review and check out the rest of the Pi Day sales going on today.

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