By Microsoft Corp. Special for USDR
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, 114 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 http://www.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 theWindows Store. Starting today 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.
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://www.microsoftstore.com and select retail partner locations. You can also save $50off 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://www.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 two-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, http://www.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.
And if those gift ideas aren’t enough, check out these additional resources for inspiration:
Microsoft stores: Your one-stop shop for everyone
Head to Microsoft stores, the place to buy the most incredible new products, including the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 and Microsoft Band 2. 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 114 Microsoft Stores. Checkhttp://www.microsoftstore.com/locations 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):
- The Acer Aspire R13 is a high-performance 13.3-inch convertible notebook. Normally available for $1,499, it will be available for just $1,099.
- The Acer Aspire Switch 11V is a 2-in-1 notebook and tablet PC in one flexible device. Normally available for $649, it will be available for just $499.
- HP Envy 15.6-inch touchscreen laptop with Intel Core i5 — 6 GB of memory, 1TB hard drive and Windows 10 for $479.99 (save$200).
- Samsung ATIV Book 9 Spin has a 360-degree rotating display, 13.3-inch LED QHD+ touchscreen and Intel Core i7 for $1,299, which is $100 off the MSRP. This offer is available from Nov. 22 to Nov. 25.
- Something very special from Dell will be available on QVC.com Monday, Nov. 23.
- The latest version of the Alienware 15 gaming laptop has a sixth-generation “Skylake” Intel Core i7 processor, an Nvidia GTX 970M GPU, and a 15.6-inch 1,920×1,080 display for $1,199.99. That’s down $300 from the normal price.
- With the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro, enjoy the benefit of multiple devices in one: a 13.3-inch 2-in-1 multimode laptop perfect for multimedia at $699, a total of 53 percent off.
- RCA 10.1-inch Cambio W101 V2 Windows 10 2-in-1 with detachable keyboard and trackpad and Intel Atom Processor — 32 GB of memory for $128.
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.
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* Work & Play savings based on estimated retail price for each item when purchased separately.
SOURCE Microsoft Corp.