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Submission + - Microsoft offering Surface RT for students at $199 (

harsh..itt writes: Recently, Microsoft has feels that its Surface tablets is good for students in education, and with features like Office 2013 comes preloaded with the Surface RT, including Microsoft OneNote app, it makes sense in education. Earlier this week, Microsoft has revealed that it would give 10,000 Surface RT tablets in US to educators.

Today, Microsoft developer evangelist Ryan Lowdermilk officially revealed that the Surface tablet Education program, is an limited time offer for the students, which will see the Surface RT tablet with 32GB memory will available for the students at just only $199 through their universities and schools. The Surface price for the students is an flat 60% discount over the tablets retail price of $499 (infact some of the retailers, including Staples, has recently dropped their prices to $399).

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