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Microsoft's 1st-gen Surface Laptop is down to $879.99 at Woot. You'll get your choice of four colors: Platinum, Graphite Gold, Cobalt Blue, and Burgundy. This same laptop from early 2017 goes for around $1,000 from other sources. Avoid the $5 shipping fee by using your Amazon Prime membership.
The Surface Laptop has a 13.5-inch PixelSense touchscreen display. The specifications include a Core i5-7200U dual-core processor, a 256GB solid state drive, 8GB DDR3 RAM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Windows 10S. These are brand new laptops from Woot and come with a one-year Microsoft warranty.
You can take a deeper dive into the original Surface Laptop with our review, which gave it 4.5 out of 5 back in June 2017.
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