#FinancialBytes: Discounts, offers provided by laptop companies for students
Nowadays, laptops have become indispensable and are an integral part of our lives. Especially for college students, laptops are one of the most essential tools for their studies. Several laptop manufacturers in the country provide discounts and exclusive offers on their products for college students to benefit from. Here are some discounts and offers for students by laptop companies in India.
Students are eligible for discounts on a range of Microsoft products, including laptops, and great deals at the Microsoft Store. Students can save on laptops having good performance specs with huge discounts and get them at a price they can afford. Students, as well as parents, can get a 10% discount on select devices, including Surface, when they shop at a Microsoft Store.
With HP's Student Program students can enjoy exclusive offers and pay less for the company's products. The Student Program provides offers with savings up to Rs. 34,000, special pricing and offers, 2-year warranty, accidental damage protection, and pre-installed Office Home & Student 2016 among other benefits. Students need to log on to the Students' Store with their registered college e-mail ID to avail deals.
Apple also reportedly offers discounts on laptops for students; the offer period is usually open from July-September, the time when schools/colleges reopen. Student discounts are available for MacBooks on which discounts of upto Rs. 15,000 or free accessories are provided; however, this varies from store to store. Students need to furnish their College/Student ID card at the time of purchase to get the discount.
Lenovo offers "Back to College" program for students under which it provides several exclusive offers. The offer is open from June to August. They can enjoy Rs. 14,999 worth benefits, PremiumCare Service, accidental damage protection, additional warranty, among other benefits once can enjoy.