If you're looking to save a little bit of cash on a Surface Pro 4, the U.S. Microsoft Store is now offering a version of the tablet without a Surface Pen included (via Neowin). The option is only available on the lowest-end 128GB Intel Core m3 version of the tablet, but foregoing the Surface Pen knocks a solid $100 off of its price, dropping it down to $799.
The option to go sans Pen has been available with certain bundles at other retailers, like Best Buy, before, but this is the first time the U.S. Microsoft Store has offered such an option. Still, the Pen is a big part of the Surface experience, so it's curious that Microsoft would decouple the two with this configuration.
That said, if you still want a Surface Pen, there's still some savings to be had. The Surface Pen is available on its own for $60, meaning you can grab the Pen-less Surface Pro 4, throw in the pen separately, and still save about $40. Not too shabby.
Interested? If so, you can hit up the Microsoft Store to grab one for yourself. Do keep in mind that this option only appears to be present on the U.S. Microsoft Store at the moment.
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