If you're looking for an inexpensive laptop that isn't exactly cheap, the Acer Aspire 1 is worth a look. Prime Day sales are ramping up, and Amazon is offering this excellent laptop for 20% off their original asking price.
For a limited time, you'll find the Acer Aspire 1 on sale for just $159. That's 20% off the list price, and just about the cheapest deal you'll find for a 15.6-inch laptop.
Acer Aspire 1 (A115-31-C2Y3): now $159 @ Amazon
If your budget is tight, this is one Prime Day laptop deal that you'll want to consider. Now 20% off, it packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, Intel Celeron N4020 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD. The AMD Radeon Vega 3 Mobile Graphics are good enough for lightweight multimedia, too.
Pound for pound and dollar for dollar, Acer and Amazon really give you some bang for your buck with this deal. The Aspire 1 laptop has a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, Intel Celeron N4020 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD. The integrated AMD Radeon Vega 3 Mobile Graphics are modest, but capable for most everyday tasks.
Acer gives you all the usual connections, including two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.1 port, and HDMI. And with up to 10 hours of battery life, it'll get you through a full workday.
At 4.2 pounds and 14.3 x 9.9 x 0.8 inches, this laptop is a good size for kids and students. (And with this price point, you can't go wrong.) Plus, Windows 10 in S mode is streamlined for better security and overall performance, which should give you some extra piece of mind.
This isn't the only laptop game in town: check out all the best Prime Day deals right here.
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As a freelance journalist, TJ has over a decade of multi-medium storytelling under his belt. Leveraging a quarter century of collective coddiwompling amid the ever-evolving landscape of wireless gadgetry, his unique editorial background allows him to explore a variety of tech-centric subsectors on this fascinating planet. When he's not field testing new gear in the Catskills, Adirondacks, or an actual field, he can be found sipping Negronis in his living room and crafting Dr. Seussian poetry inside a tattered moleskin.