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How’s your laptop? Is it keeping up with the demands of 2020? Or is it starting to feel the strain of all that extra use? If you’ve been waiting for the right moment to upgrade, that moment has arrived. Black Friday makes it possible to step up your setup at a fraction of what you’d normally spend.
Yup, right now retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy and others are offering deep discounts on brands like Apple, Acer, Asus, HP and Dell—on laptops in every price range. Whether you’re looking for a basic model or a fully loaded speed-machine, you’ll find a great option on sale today.
To make life easier for you, we combed through the Black Friday offerings and put together a list of the very best deals. This way you can have a cup of coffee, find what you need and go about your day in a jiffy.
Scroll to meet your new laptop—at its Black Friday price:
Laptops $299 and below
On sale for $299 (was $499), this sleek and stylish Gateway Ultra Slim Notebook laptop has a 14.1-inch Full HD LCD display a 1080p, runs Windows 10, and features a comfortable keyboard and a spacious trackpad for quick and easy navigation. It’s paired with 4GB of memory and 126GB of on-board storage out-of-the-box, while this laptop also has up to 8.5 hours of battery life per charge to get you through a work day at home. And shoppers love it’s built-in fingerprint reader for faster and easier login.
“I like this Gateway Notebook. The data and resolution is perfect and I'm able to see everything on the screen,” wrote a happy Walmart shopper. “I love that the keyboard has nice size lettering and numbers. I don't have to squint to see them. The notebook is not heavy at all. However, it is very sturdy. The notebook has fingerprint technology which is very nice for security.”
Check out more laptop deals under $299:
Lenovo 3 Chromebook, $169 (was $199), walmart.com
ACEPC AK1 Mini PC, $135 (was $170), amazon.com
Lenovo IdeaPad Laptop (2020), $235 (was $399), amazon.com
HP Chromebook 11, $238 (was $324), amazon.com
HP 14-inch Laptop, $210 (was $380), target.com
Lenovo IdeaPad 1, $120 (was $230), bestbuy.com
Laptops $300 to $999
Armed with an Intel Core i7-1065G7 processor, 16GB of memory and 512GB of on-board storage, the Acer Spin 5 Convertible Laptop—which is on sale for $900 (was $1,100) for Black Friday—is a powerful and speedy machine that runs Windows 10. It’s a full scale laptop for online and offline use, with a long battery life of 15 hours per charge. Featuring Windows 10 and Chrome apps via the Chrome browser, it’s the best of both worlds.
“This laptop surprised me in just how premium it felt. It was much thinner than any other laptop I've ever owned, yet it felt sturdier and more secure,” raved a satisfied Amazon shopper. “This laptop is really impressive...Very nice CPU, with the i7, a lot of ram at high speeds, and a super speedy NVMe SSD, which makes this thing load stuff almost instantly. It even turns on from being booted off almost instantly. Its very nice and perfect for people who need a computer that is usable the instant that they need it.”
Check out more laptop deals between $300 to $999:
HP 14 (2020), $348 (was $399), amazon.com
Dell Inspiron 3593 Laptop, $679 (was $895), amazon.com
Samsung Chromebook 4, $299 (was $499), amazon.com
Lenovo IdeaPad 5, $599 (was $799), walmart.com
HP Stream 14 Laptop, $419 (was $549), amazon.com
Omen by HP 15, $899 (was $1,299), walmart.com
HP 17.3-inch Laptop, $705 (was $849), amazon.com
LG Gram Laptop, $850 (was $1,200), amazon.com
Laptops $1,000 and up
Need raw power? This early-2020 Apple MacBook Pro (the one with the TouchBar) is now on sale for $1,750 with the on-page coupon, or $250 off at Amazon. It has a 13.3-inch LED Retina displays that are backlit with a QHD+ resolution. Each one is armed with a Quad-Core Intel Core i5 processor with 16GB of memory and a whopping 1TB of on-board storage. This MacBook Pro also comes with four USB-C ports, one standard 3.5mm headphone jack and a large Force Touch trackpad. This machine is a beast!
“Perfect for my needs! I am very impressed with the MacBook Pro and it is so far my favorite laptop to date solely because it works so well with other gadgets I have,” shared a delighted five-star reviewer. “This is a sturdy/premium feeling laptop and blows away any of the laptops I have purchased in the past that feel cheap.”
Check out more laptop deals $1,000 and up:
HP Envy 17t (2020), $1,359 (was $1,600), amazon.com
Apple MacBook Pro, $2,099 (was $2,399), amazon.com
HP Spectre x360, $1,100 (was $1,600), bestbuy.com
Lenovo Yoga C940, $1000 (was $1300), bestbuy.com
Lenovo Legion 5, $1,199 (was $1,399), walmart.com
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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