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The holiday season is here and that means major Black Friday deals on hot-ticketed items. Expect heavily slashed prices on tech, dorm essentials, fashion favorites and even some TikTok beauty alternatives. Among all the discounts you can enjoy? Laptops for less. That means you can finally wave goodbye to your out-of-date laptop and hello to a fresh, updated version — minus the hefty price tag.
Right now you can score big with deals on major laptop brands, which means if you’ve been dreaming of owning your own MacBook or gaming laptop, these sales are definitely worth treating yourself or a gift-recipient to.
Keep reading to shop the latest steals on Apple MacBooks, Acer models and more.
Best Apple MacBook Deals
Apple 2020 MacBook Air Laptop
Apple’s 2020 MacBook Air isn’t just a sleek-looking piece of tech, but features a 13.3-inch screen with retina display and 8 GB of RAM memory for storing photos, documents and more. The slim and lightweight design makes it easy to transport from place to place, making it a travel necessity. It’s been rated 4.8 stars on Amazon, with more than 18,000 shoppers giving it five stars. One person even described it as “everything you could ask for in a laptop”; it’s that good.
You can also score the same deal on Best Buy just in case it’s sold-out.
Apple 2023 MacBook Air Laptop
Want the latest version, but don’t want to pay full price? The 2023 MackBook Air has dropped 19% on Amazon and features 8GB of RAM, has a fanless design to avoid any loud noises (that don’t come from your playlist, of course), can last up to 18 hours on a full charge and is made from 100% recycled aluminum materials.
Additional Best Laptop Deals
Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3
Talk about MAJOR savings! The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 is $299 off bringing it down to less than $1,000. As an added bonus, you’ll receive a one year warranty. It also comes with up to 13 hours of battery life on a full charge and 16 GB of RAM.
HP Envy 2-in-1 14″ Laptop
Best Buy is treating you to some stellar Black Friday savings — especially on this HP Envy laptop. It comes with a touchscreen for a more customizable experience. You can also take advantage of its fingerprint reader for added security. It’s been rated 4.7 stars on the site with over 800 shoppers giving it a five-star review for its “impressive” 2-in-1 design.
ASUS 2022 ROG Flow Z13 Gaming Laptop Tablet
Ever wanted to take your gaming on the go? The ASUS gaming laptop tablet is a slim 2-in-1 design that’ll allow you to go from playing Meta Quest Pro at home to on the plane — without having to switch devices. The touchscreen and stylus can also be used for more work-centered activities whether you’re taking notes in class or sketching your latest graphic design. The 16 GB of built-in RAM will also help keep load speeds quick, so you can focus more on leveling up and not rebooting your system.
Acer Aspire 5
The Acer Aspire 5 is not only under $300, but comes with a Windows 11 operating system and is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa allowing you to use voice-control functions. The 15-inch screen will also expand your visibility so you’re not constantly having to zoom in to read anything from articles to your professor’s instructions.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5
Microsoft wasn’t messing around with this deal that drops its popular Surface Laptop 5 down to less than $1,000. Not only will you receive touchscreen capabilities, but it’s also designed is a stylish rose gold shade you’ll always want on display.
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