Are there any extra costs over and above the prices?
No, though there is an Admin Fee shown on the paperwork for the Surface Pro which is normally £50
How quick is delivery of the Surface Pro?
Normally 2-3 days, though do ask us and we will try to do it quicker.
Is delivery included in the costs of the Surface Pro?
Yes. We can deliver on a Saturday or Sunday to suit.
What if my Company has a CCJ or a poor credit history, can I still lease a Surface Pro?
We may need to ask for Personal Indemnities and may ask for additional info to prove affordability such as a bank statement.
Do prices quoted for the Surface Pros exclude VAT?
Yes they all do.
How competitive are HardSoft lease prices on the Surface Pro?
Very. Established for thirty years, HardSoft invented IT leasing to small businesses and though not always the cheapest, our service and overall package remains the best.
Why is the ‘Pure-Rental’ price of the Surface Pro cheaper?
Because you do not have the right to own the Surface Pro at the expiry of the lease. It is simply a long-term hire whereby you return the equipment at the expiry.
I am a home user, can I still lease a Surface Pro?
No you can’t, as it is legally not allowed. HardSoft do offer interest free credit on Surface Pros. Have a look at https://interestfree.hardsoftcomputers.co.uk/
Does HardSoft add Insurance and add it to the direct debit after delivery?
No, we don’t but we may do so if you cannot confirm that you have your own cover in place. If we are forced to add insurance, it is about £110 per annum per product. This is a very competitive ‘all-risks’ policy.
When is the first direct debit paid for my new Surface Pro?
It is paid on the first of the month following delivery.
Is there an APR on the lease of the Surface Pro?
Leasing is a ‘hire agreement’ and therefore is not subject to any APR calculations.
Are you Microsoft Authorised?
Yes we are. We are also regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
How long is the Lease?
It's three years, though remember you can cancel and return the Surface Pro after two years or Renew into a new contract – just like a mobile phone deal.
Do I have to pay a lump sum at the end to own the Surface Pro?
Our popular Flexi-Lease includes the option to own for normally £1. If you choose the cheaper ‘Pure-Rental’ then yes, you will need to buy the equipment at the then market price.
I am a student, can I lease a Surface Pro?
No. Unfortunately offers are only for business users including the self-employed.
Is there a ‘cooling off period’ when I lease a Surface Pro?
No. Unless you are a Sole Trader where the Consumer Credit Act is applicable.
Can the Surface Pro be downgraded to Windows 8.1?
No. Surface Pro was engineered to enable the best possible experience with Windows 10.
How long does the Surface Pro battery last?
Up to 13.5 hours.
What ports are included on Surface Pro?
• Full-size USB 3.0
• microSD™ card reader
• Mini DisplayPort
• Cover port
• Headset jack
• Surface Connection
How many cores does the SP4 have?
SP4 Core M, i5, and i7 each have a total of 2 cores.
Does Surface Pro support 4K video?
Yes, both SP4 and Surface Book devices support 4K video.
Take a Surface Pro on a HardSoft Lease and enjoy brilliant benefits such as upgrade options and 100% tax relief. Surface Pro leasing is at a much lower rate than a bank loan and HardSoft offer the same great deals to new businesses as they do established companies.