These top picks for laptops, desktops, hybrids, and tablets will help you give the gift of screen-time.
As part of its Black Friday Sale, Office Depot and OfficeMax offers the Dell Inspiron 3000 Series Intel Haswell Core i5 3.2GHz Desktop PC (no monitor), model no. i3847-4616BK, for $399.99 with free shipping. That's $100 under our September mention and the lowest total price we've seen for this desktop with this CPU. (It's also a current low by $101.) It features an Intel Haswell Core i5-4460 3.2GHz quad-core processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, DVD burner, media card reader, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. Deal ends November 29.
Newegg via eBay offers the 3.4-lb. ASUS Taichi31 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 1.8GHz Dual-Screen 1080p 13.3" Touchscreen Ultrabook, model no. TAICHI31-NS51T, for $529.99 with free shipping. That's $19 under our expired mention from four days ago and the best price we've seen. (It's a current low by $371.) The Taichi31 transforms into a tablet and features an Intel Core i5-3337U 1.8GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, two 13.3" 1920x1080 (1080p) touchscreen LCDs, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8 64-bit.
Buy.com via eBay offers the 3-lb. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 1.8GHz 14" Touchscreen Ultrabook, model no. 3448CXU, for $799.99 with free shipping. That's $83 under our mention from two weeks ago, the lowest total price we've seen for this model, and the best price we've seen for a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 laptop with a 128GB SSD. (It's also a current low for this model by $139.) Features include a carbon fiber housing, Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5-3427U 1.8GHz dual-core processor, 14" 1600x900 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, webcam, Bluetooth, 4-cell battery, and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. Deal ends December 2 at 11 am ET.
Microsoft Store offers the 5.24-lb. Dell Inspiron 15 Signature Edition Intel Haswell Core i5 1.7GHz 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop in Silver, model no. i15547-5033sLV, for $399 with free shipping. That's $200 drop from last week and the lowest total price we've seen. Features include an an Intel Haswell Core i5-4210U 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, 720p webcam, 802.11n wireless, USB 3.0, HDMI, 3-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. (No optical drive is included.)
NeweggFlash offers the Lenovo Miix 2 11.6" 128GB Windows 8 Convertible Tablet in Gray, model no. 59414153, for $439 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $80, although we saw it for $12 less in our expired mention from two days ago. It features an Intel Core i3-4012Y 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 11.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) touchscreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 2-cell battery, microHDMI, keyboard dock, and Windows 8.1. Deal ends November 28.
35% off refurbished & off-lease items $49 - $298 at Dell Financial Services
45% off refurbished & off-lease items $299+ at Dell Financial Services
$30 off HP Chromebox CB1-010 Celeron 2955U 1.4Ghz desktop w/ 2GB RAM & 16GB SSD at HP Home & Office Store
$200 off Lenovo Flex 2 59418271 4th gen Core i5 15.6" dual-mode touch laptop w/ 6GB RAM & 1TB HDD at Office Depot and OfficeMax