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Lenovo IdeaPad 3 with Core i5 CPU falls to $540, its record-low price

IdeaPad 3 price drop
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 (Image credit: Lenovo)

The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 is one of the best laptops money can buy. If you're on the hunt for an affordable laptop for school or work, you'll appreciate this deal. 

Right now, you can get the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 with a 10th Gen Core i5 CPU for just $539.99 via coupon "IDEA3DEAL2" at Lenovo. This laptop usually retails for $650, so that's $110 in savings. This is the lowest price we've ever seen for this IdeaPad 3 configuration. It's also one of the best laptop deals under $600 you can get right now. 

Lenovo IdeaPad 3 deal

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Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15.6" Laptop: was $650 now $540 @ Lenovo
This excellent laptop deal takes $110 off the Lenovo IdeaPad 3. It packs a 15.6-inch 1080p display, a 1.0-GHz Core i5-1035G1 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. It's a solid pickup if you're looking for a laptop under $600. 


Lenovo's IdeaPad 3 is one of the best laptops for students and anyone else looking for an affordable machine. 

This IdeaPad 3 in Lenovo's laptop sale packs15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, a 1.0-GHz Core i5-1035G1 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. That's ample power for day-to-day functions like creating documents, managing emails, web browsing, and streaming media. 

Although we didn't test this exact model, Lenovo laptops generally offer great performance, a comfortable keyboard, and solid build quality. It also has a decent amount of ports to connect peripherals; you get two USB 3.2 ports, a USB 2.0, HDMI port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. 

At a weight of 3.7 pounds and 14.25 x 10.0 x 0.79 inches, the IdeaPad 3 is on par with the Acer Aspire 5 (3.8 pounds, 14.3 x 9.9 x 0.7 inches). By comparison, it's lighter and smaller than the Acer Aspire E 15 (5 pounds, 15 x 10.2 x 1.2 inches). 

If you're looking for an everyday laptop for work or school, the Lenovo IdeaPad 3  is a wise choice. Especially at this price!

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, Examiner.com, 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.