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Best Buy Dads and Grads sale: Weekend deals laptops, tablets, and more

Best Buy Dads and Grads sale
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Best Buy's Dads and Grads (opens in new tab) sale is in full swing with 3-Day savings for bargain shoppers. From now until Sunday, save up to $300 on our favorite convertible Lenovo laptops and Chromebooks

As part of the sale, you can get the Lenovo Yoga C740 (opens in new tab) 2-in-1 laptop for just $649.99. That's $300 off its $950 normal price the cheapest price we've seen yet for this convertible notebook. It also undercuts Amazon (opens in new tab)'s current price by $28. 

Best Buy's Dads and Grads sale

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Lenovo Yoga C740 15" Laptop: was $950 now $650 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Best Buy's Dads and Grads sale knocks $300 off the Lenovo Yoga C740. Its 360-degree flip-and-fold design can go from PC to tablet, tent, or stand mode in a cinch. For peace of mind, it has a fingerprint scanner (opens in new tab) that works with Windows Hello (opens in new tab) so you can lock and unlock the laptop with the tip of your finger. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch, 1080p display, 1.60-GHz Core i5-10210U CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD with 32GB Optane. 

In our Lenovo Yoga C740 review, we were impressed by its slim, versatile design and battery life, which endured 10 hours and 18 minutes in our test. We also liked its built-in security features and gave it 4 out of 5 stars for its solid overall performance. 

During real-world testing, the Yoga C740 hardware took just about everything we threw at it. It's great for YouTube streaming, document creating and editing, as well as other creative tasks. We edited short videos that rendered those smoothly within an acceptable time frame.

If you can afford to splurge, Best Buy also offers the Lenovo Yoga 9i (opens in new tab) 2-in-1 for $1,199.99 ($200 off). We reviewed the Lenovo Yoga 9i  and gave it an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and the Editor's Choice award. We love its fast performance, colorful 14-inch 1080p display, and impressive battery life. 

And if you're on a smaller budget, the Editor's Choice Acer Chromebook Spin (opens in new tab) for $529 ($100 off) is a great value. This fast and powerful 2-in-1 features a gorgeous 13.5-inch display and oodles of battery life.

Whether you're looking for a Father's Day or grad gift or want to upgrade your gadgets, it's not too early to save. 

Best Buy's Dads and Grads sale ends Sunday, June 13.

More Best Buy Dads and Grads deals

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Lenovo Yoga 9i 14" 2-in-1: was $1,300 now $1,200 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Now $200 off in Best Buy's Dads and Grads sale, the Lenovo Yoga 9i is a capable 2-in-1 laptop (opens in new tab). This configuration includes a 14-inch, (1920 x 1080) touchscreen, 11th Gen Intel 3.0-GHz Core i7-1185G7 quad-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Intel Iris Xe GPU, and 512GB SSD.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 713: was $629 now $529 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Now $100 off, the Acer Chromebook Spin is a durable 2-in-1 laptop with zippy performance. This machine packs 13.5-inch 2K (2256 x 1504) display, Intel 1.6-GHz Core i5-10210U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD. You can also comfortably enjoy this on-the-go without worrying about the power, as 10-hour battery life will keep you going.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus (256GB): was $930 now $820 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Best Buy's Dads and Grads sale knocks $110 off the excellent Galaxy Tab S7 Plus. With the best display on any tablet (yes, even better than the iPad Pro), the Galaxy Tab S7 Plus (opens in new tab) is the ultimate slate for consuming content. It also has a fantastic S Pen and a comfortable Book Cover keyboard (optional). 

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Sony WH-CH710N Noise-Cancelling Headphones: was $200 now $148 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Currently $52 off, Sony WH-CH710N Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones are among the best in its class. They feature 30mm drivers, a comfortable design, and up to 35 hours of battery life. If you're looking for an affordable way to enjoy distraction-free listening, these are the headphones you want. 

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GoPro Hero9 Black 5K Action Camera: was $450 now $380 @ GoPro (opens in new tab)
As part of Best Buy's Dads and Grads sale, you can save $70 on the GoPro Hero9. The excellent GoPro Hero9 records buttery smooth 5K video at 30 fps and captures crisp 20MP photos. This compact action cam doubles as a webcam and is also great for live streaming up to 1080p. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.