College life is impossible without a laptop. Score a good deal on a brand new computer on Black Friday. We’ve compiled four of the best deals for students being offered this year.
1. Acer CB3-111-C670 Dual-Core 11.6″ Chromebook w/ 2GB RAM & 16GB HDD
Currently listed for $179.99, this Acer Chromebook will drop to $94.99 on Black Friday at Office Depot. Perfect for an on-the-go student, this chromebook has up to 8.5 hours of battery life and at 11.6″ it is ultra slim and will easily slide into a backpack or tote. It’s HD, anti-glare display allows you to easily work in any indoor or outdoor lighting. Other important features include two USB ports, a 16 GB hard drive, and a 2.16 GHz Intel Celeron processor.
2. Asus Celeron 15.6″ Laptop w/ 4GB RAM & 500GB HDD
At one hundred and ten dollars below list price, this Asus Laptop will be on sale for $139.99 at Best Buy in store and online on Black Friday. For those who need a bit more memory and a larger hard drive than a chromebook, you will find this laptop to be a good option. Pros for a student include six hour battery life, a great screen size to weight ratio (15.6″/4.7 lb.), and four pre-set display modes. This a basic laptop at an unbeatable price.
3. Dell Inspiron I5558-2148BLK Core i3 15.6″ Touch Laptop w/ 8GB RAM & 1TB HDD
Regularly priced at $429.99, this Dell touch laptop will be going for $299.99 at Best Buy in store and online on Black Friday. With its 1 TB hard drive and touch screen, this laptop has features above and beyond student needs. But with a great price and design that is good for use on the go, this laptop is perfect for the student who wants a touch screen computer. At 5.2 lbs. and with a 15.6″ screen, it is still fairly easy to transport around all day.
4. Dell Inspiron 13 7000 i7347-7550sLV Core i5 2.2GHz 2-in-1 13.3″ Touch Laptop w/ 8GB RAM & 500GB HDD
This Dell 2 in 1 laptop is on sale for $549.99 Thursday through Saturday at Office Depot in store or online. The sale price is a $200 dollar reduction off of the regular price. The laptop can function like a tablet or a laptop – something students might find particularly useful. With 8 GB of memory and a 500 GB hard drive, this lightweight packs a punch. And light it is at only 3.66 lbs. Other useful features are the 8+ hour battery life, HDMI port, three USB ports, and LED back-lit touch screen.