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Prime Day Preview: Asus VivoBook Now Just $259

Get ready, laptop shoppers. Amazon Prime Day is slated for July 15 and from now till then you can expect to see a deluge of laptop deals. Especially on budget machines in the sub-$400 realm.

For instance, Walmart currently has the Asus VivoBook 15.6-inch Laptop (F510QA) on sale for $259. That’s $140 off and $10 cheaper than it was two weeks ago.

The Asus VivoBook sports a stylish design with a 0.8-inch thin waistline. Whereas most laptops under $400 saddle you with a low-res 1366 x 768 display, the F510QA sports a 1080p screen. 

Under the hood it packs a 2.7 GHz AMD A12-9720P quad-core processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD.

Connectivity-wise, you'll find USB Type-C, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and HDMI ports for hassle free compatibility with peripherals and displays. There’s also a built-in fingerprint sensor to prevent unauthorized access.

You won't be playing the latest games on this machine, but for $259, we don't mind.

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott is a Deals Writer at Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, bringing you the best bargains on laptops, gaming gear, smart home gadgets, and wearables. After graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Film and Media Studies, she's written for iTechPost,, Parle Mag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not bringing readers the best deals, she's streaming her favorite shows or attending a live concert or pro wrestling event.