For qualifying students, Microsoft Store cut its price on the 2.9-lb. Samsung Series 9 Intel Core i5 1.6GHz 13.3" LED-Backlit Widescreen Slim Notebook, model no. NP900X3A-B06US, bundled with the Microsoft Xbox 360 Slim 4GB Console, model no. RKB-00001, to $699 with free shipping via the directions below. That's $200 under our mention from two weeks ago and $399 less than the lowest total price we could find for a similarly-equipped Samsung Series 9 notebook and Xbox 360 purchased separately elsewhere. Sales tax is added where applicable. The laptop measures 0.64" thick and features an Intel Core i5-2467M 1.6GHz dual-core "Sandy Bridge" processor, 13.3" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, 1.3-megapixel webcam, USB 3.0, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. No optical drive is included. Deal ends September 8. To get it:
  1. Click here and enter your .edu email address
  2. add the Samsung Series 9 Intel Core i5 Dual-Core 1.6GHz 13.3" Notebook to your cart for $699
  3. apply the coupon sent to your .edu email to add a Microsoft Xbox 360 4GB Console for free
Of note, this notebook is eligible for a Windows 8 Professional upgrade for $14.99.