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Microsoft Surface Financing Lets You Upgrade In 18 Months

07 August 2017, 12:57 | Dawn Berry

Microsoft Announces Surface Plus For Business Program

Microsoft launches Surface Plus upgrade plan

The Surface Plus program is described by Microsoft as a "flexible financing" option available exclusively in the United States at Microsoft Stores and online at Microsoft.com.

You won't pay any interest, and will just be charged the normal price of the Surface hardware providing you opt for a 24-month payment plan - any longer than a two-year contract and interest kicks in at 19.99% April for subsequent years. As long as you have been making regular payments and haven't fallen behind, you will be eligible to upgrade to a brand-new device after 18 months. "Surface Plus and Surface Plus for Business are flexible financing options created to help more people and businesses take advantage of the power of Surface".

One can pay for their Surface in easy installments which would be spread over 24 months at-least. Upgrades allow you to get the latest Surface device after 18 months. "We're going to see lots more of this, with hardware vendors packaging up access to one or more devices on a subscription basis with additional subscriptions to software, content or other services layered on top". It's a simple plan to enable customers to jump on the hardware that Microsoft has so meticulously created. That's a good deal if you always planned on getting the next big thing, but you'll pay more than you would if you paid upfront, held onto a machine for a few years and updated later. Surface Plus for Business also comes with the Microsoft Complete for Business extended service plan with accidental damage protection. Buyers also get service and support at microsoft Stores and a 30-day return policy. All of the business machines ship with Win 10 Pro, and Office 365 adds $8/month to the cost.

Sony Q1 Profit Climbs; Backs FY18 Profit View, Lifts Sales Forecast
Income decreased significantly due to the lack of any highly profitable first party game launched during the quarter. Sales also experienced a 17% increase on a constant currency basis over last year's ¥141.9 billion ($1.29 billion).

Microsoft has come up with a new upgrade and monthly financing plan called Surface Plus, which will allow Surface owners to upgrade their Surface computer every 18 months.

Unlock all the benefits of Surface Plus, including phone and in-store technical support.

Customers in the U.S may visit the nearest Microsoft Store for a device fitting or enroll online today to choose the best Surface for you. Business can finance over 18, 24, or 30 months and can upgrade devices after 12 months on the 18-month term.



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