Best Black Friday Laptop Deals of 2017
The holiday shopping season has officially arrived and if you're looking for great deals on your favorite tech products — the time to buy is now. From inexpensive laptops to discounts on accessories and peripherals, these are the best Black Friday bargains available right now.
Listed below are deals that we have vetted, handpicked, and would buy ourselves.
Get the Alienware 13 w/ GTX 1060 for $1,225
Regular Price: $1,649.99
Sale Price: $1,224.99
Why This is a Good Deal: At over $400 off, the Alienware 13 is an absolute must for gamers looking for a compact machine. This configuration features a 13.3-inch 1080p IPS LCD, 2.8GHz Core i7-7700HQ quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB PCIe SSD, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB graphics card.
Get the Editors' Choice XPS 13 w/ 8th Gen Intel CPU for $980
Regular Price: $1,299
Sale Price: $979.99
Why This is a Good Deal: Dell's top-of-the-line XPS 13 is on sale once again. Normally priced at $1,299, the Editors' Choice laptop has been discounted to $979.99. This is the exact same configuration we reviewed and gave an Editors' Choice award to. This configuration features a 13.3-inch 1080p Infinity Edge LCD, 1.8GHz Core i7-8550U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. It's the second-best price we've seen for this system.
Take $400 off the Star Wars Edition Yoga 910
Retailer: Best Buy
Regular Price: $1,299
Sale Price: $899.99
Why This is a Good Deal: This special edition of the Yoga 910 lets you choose between a laptop with a white Rebel Alliance or a black Galactic Empire Gorilla Glass lid. Although the laptops normally cost $1,299, they're on sale for $899.99. We've only seen this laptop on sale twice before, so Star Wars Fans shouldn't hesitate to buy this deal. This configuration features a 13.9-inch 1080p multi-touch IPS LCD, 2.7GHz Core i7-7500U CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB PCIe SSD.
Get the quad-core Inspiron 15 7000 for $686
Regular Price: $899.99
Sale Price: $685.99
Why This is a Good Deal: The Inspiron 15 7000 is a gaming laptop that won't burn a hole in your wallet. Use coupon code "50OFF699" to drop its price even further to $685.99. This configuration features a 15.6-inch 1080p IPS LCD, 2.5GHz Core i5-7300HQ quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive with 8GB SSD, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 4GB graphics card.
Take $472 off the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Regular Price: $1,889
Sale Price: $1,416.75
Why This is a Good Deal: From its epic 12-hour battery life to its soft-touch chassis, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon offers the ultimate combination of business portability and usability. It’s currently $472 off. This configuration features a 14-inch 1080p IPS LCD, 2.7GHz Core i7-7500U CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.
Get the HP Envy 13t w/ 8th-Gen Core i7 for $850
Regular Price: $1,049.99
Sale Price: $849.99
Why This is a Good Deal: Need a lightweight laptop that you can take on the road? HP offers its 2.8-pound Envy 13t laptop for $849.99. That's $200 off its normal retail price. So far we've found the laptop offers 8:20 hours of battery life. Also, for just $150 more you can upgrade this laptop to a 4K touchscreen. This configuration features a 13.3-inch 1080p IPS touchscreen LCD, 1.8GHz Core i7-8550U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD.
Get the 128GB iPad mini 4 for Just $275
Retailer: Best Buy
Regular Price: $399
Sale Price: $274.99
Why This is a Good Deal: The iPad mini 4's sharp screen, above average battery life, and new multitasking capabilities are all reasons to get this small tablet. As part of its Black Friday preview, Best Buy has it for $125 under the Apple Store's price. It features a 7.9-inch 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution LCD, Apple A8 CPU with M8 coprocessor, 2GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera, and a 1.2MP front camera.
Asus ZenBook Flip w/ 256GB SSD Drops to $479
Regular Price: $699
Sale Price: $479
Why This is a Good Deal: The ZenBook Flip can be used in laptop, tablet, stand, or tent modes. Despite its low clock speed, the Core m3 CPU is solid at multitasking and streaming 1080p content. The laptop typically retails for $699, but is now $479. This configuration features a 13.3-inch 1080p IPS touchscreen display, 0.9GHz Core m3-6Y30 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.
Take $100 off the 2017 MacBook Pro 13 inch
Retailer: B&H Photo Video
Regular Price: $1,299
Sale Price: $1,199
Why This is a Good Deal: The 2017 MacBook Pro is one of Apple's most coveted machines. It offers more power than the company's MacBook and MacBoook Air, but still features a travel friendly, compact design. This configuration features a 13.3-inch 2560 x 1600 Retina Display, 2.3GHz Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB PCIe SSD.
Pre-order the Asus VivoBook with 8th-Gen Intel for $499
Pre-order Price: $499
Why This is a Good Deal: Amazon is offering pre-orders of the new Asus VivoBook F510UA for $499. The ulna-thin laptop features Intel’s new 8th-gen Core processor and even though it’s selling at list price, at $499 it’s still the least expensive machine we’ve seen to date with Intel’s new silicon. This configuration features a 15.6-inch 1080p LCD with 0.3-inch NanoEdge narrow bezel, 1.6GHz Core i5-8250U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 1TB hard drive.
Get a $20 Bonus Credit When You Trade In an iPad Mini
Sale: Get an extra $20 credit
Expires: December 31
Why This is a Good Deal: Amazon is offering a bonus $20 Amazon gift card (in addition to the appraised value of your iPad mini) when you trade in your iPad mini towards the purchase of a Fire Kids Edition tablet. This is a particularly noteworthy offer if you have an older or non-working iPad mini. As an example, Amazon is offering $80 ($1oo after bonus credit) for a working iPad mini 2 32GB Tablet. Competing site Gazelle only offers $80 for the same tablet.
Get All of the Best Tech Deals:
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