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Microsoft's Making it Easier to Buy Surface Hardware, Including Hub

02 August 2017, 12:48 | Gina Pena

Microsoft Announces Surface Plus For Business Program

Microsoft launches Surface Plus upgrade plan

You can upgrade to a new Surface device in 18, 24 or 30 months.

Note: It seems the Surface Plus webpages linked above are not yet active and their availability may be tied to the 9:00 AM PT launch of this new service.

The Surface Plus program carries a 24-month payment plan at zero percent April for the first two years and a 19.99% April after that.

"The latest devices: Previously unavailable, customers can now finance a 55" Surface Hub in addition to the new Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Surface Book, and Surface Studio to unlock the power of the group in their businesses.

Microsoft (MSFT) announced on Tuesday that it was starting a new Surface Plus program in the US aimed at spreading the cost of the tablets over two years.

Microsoft debuted two different payment plans on Tuesday to help lift sales of the devices, which compete against Apple and Google.

The program also comes with device services and support through Microsoft's retail locations and a year of free in-store technical assistance.

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With Surface Plus, customers in the United States can buy any of the latest Surface devices with a 24-month payment plan at an April of only 0%.

The Surface Plus for Business program offers enterprise-grade services and support, and the other benefits as seen below.

Surface Plus for Business lets SMBs add as many devices as needed, and a mix of models, to a single agreement.

Make sure you have the Surface Dial connected via Bluetooth to your device.

Businesses can expand or reduce their device fleet mid-term. For an extra $US8.25 per device per month, Surface Plus business buyers will also get the Office 365 suite.

Developed with Microsoft's N-trig technology, the new Surface Pen includes tilt detection, 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, and just 21ms of latency, which prompted the company to declare it "the fastest digital pen on the planet" in May. Subject to credit approval, regular consumers looking into Surface Plus will be able to purchase Surface hardware on a 24-month plan with 0 percent April.



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