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Our Prime Day Surface Pro 8 deal hack? Go to Best Buy

The Surface Pro 8 with keyboard next to a tag with the text Best Price.
(Image credit: Future/Microsoft)

The best Prime Day Surface Pro 8 deal is not on Amazon. We've looked at all the current Surface Pro deals officially sanctioned as Amazon Prime Day deals, and the best one we've found – by some margin – is actually over on Best Buy. You can save $350 off Microsoft's latest tablet, down from $1,249.99 to just $899.99 (opens in new tab).

And the keyboard comes with it! It's a bugbear of ours that you usually have to buy the keyboard separately, so that makes it special already. However, when you compare this deal with the current best Surface Pro 8 deals over on Amazon, you can see just how good this bargain is. All the details are below, but the short version is that the Best Buy deal is on the i5 core model, that comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD. The two Amazon Prime Day deals are both on the i7 core model, one coming with 16GB RAM and 256GB SSD, and the other sporting 32GB RAM and 1TB SSD. Neither come with the keyboard. 

Of course, you may need that i7 power, and the higher specs, but they come at a price (even with the big Prime discounts applied).  But for our money, the majority of Surface Pro 8 users won't need that massive spec upgrade, and will far prefer the i5 with keyboard option. 

There are also some good deals on the Surface Pro 7, but if you read our Surface Pro 7 vs Surface Pro 8 comparison, we think you'll agree that the Surface Pro 8 is the way to go.

US: The best Prime Day Surface Pro 8 deal

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Surface Pro 8 & keyboard: $1,249.99 $899.99 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $350:
This is the best price we've seen on the entry-level configuration of the Surface Pro 8 tablet – that comes with the keyboard. If you need more storage, go for the versions below, but this is a great deal for most users' needs.

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Surface Pro 8, 16GB/256GB: $1,199.99 $957 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $427:
If you want more storage than the 128GB configuration above, and a more powerful Intel Core (i7 instead of i5), this is a Prime Day deal worth checking out.
You save big, but the price is still steep.

UK: The best Prime Day Surface Pro 8 deal

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Surface Pro 8 8GB/556GB: $1,299.00 $1,114 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $45:
In the UK, the best saving is on the 556GB version of Microsoft's stunning tablet, offering a massive amount of storage so you can use the device for work without having to worry about file sizes. 

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Beren Neale
Beren Neale

Beren Neale is the deals editor at Creative Bloq. After working in print media for over a decade, editing several creative and design magazines, including the graphic design mag Computer Arts, he found his home on the biggest global art and design website, helping digital creatives get the best deals on the kit that they need.