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Microsoft discounts Dell XPS 13 by $314 to celebrate Pi Day

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Black Friday is well behind us now, but there are still plenty of opportunities to bag a deal.

Microsoft has cut the price of the Dell XPS 13 laptop by $314 – a reduction of 31.4%.

That’s a significant saving on the usual $999 R.R.P, bringing the mark-up down to just $685.

The discount is in celebration of Pi Day, a curious annual event that’s marked on March 14 each year. Why? Because March 14 is 3.14 in US date formats, and Pi is 3.14 in, well, maths.

Unfortunately, this deal is a US-only offering, so UK buyers will have to sit this one out.

Dell XPS 13

The Dell XPS 13 laptop was well received critically, and scored a 9/10 in our review.

We praised the notebook for its stylish aluminium case, the good screen-to-body ratio, an impressive battery life, and its great value for money.

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Features of the Dell XPS 13 include a 13.3-inch Full HD display, an Intel Core i5-6200U processor, 8GB of RAM, a 128GB SSD, and an 11-hour battery life.

The laptop also ships with Microsoft’s new Windows 10 OS on board.

How are you celebrating Pi Day? Let us know in the comments.

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