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The Surface Pro 7 Plus is a STEAL this Black Friday

Will Georgiadis
26 Nov 2021
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These Surface Pro 7 Plus Black Friday bundle deals are ridiculously good value

Every Black Friday like clockwork, Microsoft's Surface Pro 2-in-1 tablets receive a rather nice discount. For the past couple of years, the tablet in question has been the Surface Pro 7 - but this year, we've got a brand-new model to sing about. 

The Surface Pro 7 Plus is currently on offer at Microsoft's website for a MASSIVE £295 discount. There's only one Surface Pro 7 Plus model (with 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD) and it's £170 cheaper - £799, down from £969.

You can also add a black Surface Pro Type Cover worth an admittedly exorbitant £125 for no added cost. That brings the savings up to a whopping £295 and lets you enjoy your new Surface Pro 7 Plus to its fullest. 

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So what's the big deal? The Surface Pro 7 is often the subject of these sorts of discounts, but this is the first time its newer sibling has seen a price cut since its launch in the UK in January 2021.

Compared to the Surface Pro 7, the Pro 7 Plus differs in a few key ways. The first lies beneath the hood: the Pro 7 Plus has a newer Intel 11th-gen i5 processor inside, which should help keep things moving at a faster pace. The battery has also received a boost, although that's about as specific as Microsoft is willing to be. Then there's the new SIM card slot, allowing you to connect to 4G LTE networks once you've found a good SIM-only plan.

You can also replace the SSD by opening a panel on the rear, which is pretty unusual for a tablet - or even a laptop. 

With this in mind, it seems likely that the Surface Pro 7 Plus represents a decent upgrade over its predecessor, which we awarded four stars in our full-length Surface Pro 7 review. We liked the Surface Pro 7 but felt that it didn't really do all that much to push the boat out. We were pleased to see that it adopted USB-C but weren't so keen on the lack of innovation on the design front: 

“It’s added USB Type-C and upgraded the internals, too," our Head of Reviews Jonathan Bray wrote, "but all the evidence points to a hybrid that’s badly in need of an update. The design is still nice, as ever, but it’s beginning to look dated."

Of course, the Surface Pro 7 Plus hasn't dealt with our criticisms on the design front but with brand-new processors inside, plus a handful of useful quality-of-life changes, we're happy to recommend this stonkingly good discount.

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