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Laptops are some of the priciest gadgets on the market, but that just means the deals are all the more appealing for Cyber Monday 2021. Major retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and more are offering price cuts on several top-rated ultrabooks, 2-in-1s and gaming laptops.
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You can find deals on some of the best laptops in the business, including the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 11 Chromebook. This powerful laptop is a whopping 32% off at Amazon, running for only $149.99. It's easy to set up, slim, and boasts a 10-hour battery life.
Gamers can trade up to the HP Pavilion gaming laptop on sale at HP for $649.99, $170 off the original $819.99 price tag. It features a high-performance AMD processor and advanced graphics, along with a dual-fan system designed to keep the laptop cool for extended gaming sessions.
Below, check out the best laptops on sale for Cyber Monday and get all the essential info you need to help you shop these tech essentials this weekend.
The best Cyber Monday laptop deals
Is Cyber Monday a good time to buy a laptop?
Yes, but laptop deals could be less numerous in general this year. Joanna Nelius, Reviewed's senior electronics editor, pointed out that there's currently an ongoing shortage of in-demand computer chips worldwide, impacting the supply and prices of various laptops.
Still, Nelius said the likes of Apple, Dell, HP, Samsung and more have deals on laptops every year. Nelius suggested that PC gamers, in particular, should keep an eye out during Cyber Monday (which officially kicked off on Monday, November 29) for the best savings on gaming laptops.
What are the best laptops to buy?
It depends on what you're looking for. While the Macbook Air was our top choice for best overall laptop, we've also ranked laptops from HP and ASUS as top-of-the-line. We can also recommend a variety of Chromebooks, with our pick for the best choices from Lenovo, Acer and Google.
If you're on a budget, the Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook is down to $324 right now at Amazon—a $105.99 markdown. We're fans of its stellar build quality, which rivals that of laptops twice its price and snappy performance. Its battery life can be middling, but it's still an excellent value.
If you've got a student to shop for who's also a Windows fan, the HP Spectre x360 laptop, down from $1,099.99 to just $839.99 at HP, is a great gift this holiday season. As one of our favorite laptops for students, the Spectre impressed us with its nine-hour battery life and wide screen. Though not as fast as the latest Macbooks, the Spectre still offers speedy performance for office work, light video editing and even gaming.
Who has deals on laptops for Cyber Monday?
Retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and more feature laptops as part of their massive Cyber Monday deals. Meanwhile, brands like Dell, HP, Microsoft and more are also ringing in the holidays with deals and bundle opportunities this season.
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