The Best Holiday Laptop Deals in 2016

The Best Holiday Laptop Deals in 2016

The holidays are just a few days away, which means time is running out for last-minute shoppers. To help you save Christmas, and a few dollars, we’re rounding up the best tech deals you can find. From inexpensive laptops to convertibles with Intel’s latest Kaby Lake CPU, you’ll find the best holiday tech deals in our roundup below.

Why It’s a Good Deal: Use coupon code “9JC486HDTGHN$7” to lower its price to $730. It features a 13.3-inch 1080p touch LCD, Core i7-7500U 2.5GHz CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 offers a lot of bang for your buck. It’s also one of the best 13-inch 2-in-1 hybrids you’ll find on the market.

Get the Logitech Wireless M705 for $20

Why It’s a Good Deal: Amazon currently offers the Logitech M705 Wireless Marathon Mouse for just $20.  It features hyper-fast scrolling and is compatible with both Windows and Mac.That’s the lowest price we’ve seen for this wireless mouse, which traditionally sells for between $30 to $50.

Save $180 on the 13-inch Asus ZenBook

Why It’s a Good Deal: Today only, B&H Photo Video has the Asus ZenBook UX310UA Laptop for $669. The ZenBook is a svelte ultraportable that traditionally starts at $849 or higher. This configuration includes a 13.3-inch 1080p LCD, a 2.5GHz Core i7 6500U CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.

Take $150 off the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

Why It’s a Good Deal: The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 impresses with its very slim design, gorgeous Super AMOLED 2048 x 1536 display, and powerful performance courtesy of its oct-core Exynos processor. Its battery life could be better (it clocked in at 7 hours and 42 minutes in our tests), but make no mistake, the Tab S2 should not be overlooked. Add it to your cart to see Amazon’s $249 sale price.

Save $370 on a well-equipped Dell Inspiron 15

Why It’s a Good Deal: As far as specs are concerned, this Dell Inspiron 15 is loaded to the grills. While it would traditionally cost $1,099, the Microsoft Store has temporarily slashed its price to $729. This configuration includes a 15.6-inch 4K touchscreen, Core i7-6700HQ quad-core 2.6GHz CPU, 8GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive, and an Nvidia GTX 960M 4GB video card.

Save $125 on the current-gen 13.3-inch MacBook Air

Why It’s a Good Deal: It may not be Apple’s flagship ultraportable, but Best Buy is offering the 13-inch MacBook Air for $875, which is $125 cheaper than Apple’s price. This configuration features a 13.3-inch 1440 x 900 LCD, Core i5 1.6GHz CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD.

Get MSI's mid-size gaming laptop for $679

Why It’s a Good Deal: The MSI GL62 is a mid-size laptop with gaming DNA running through its circuitry. This configuration features a 15.6-inch 1080p LCD, Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz CPU, 8GB of RAM, 1TB hard drive, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 2GB video card. The rebate ends December 31.Use this $50 mail-in rebate (PDF) to lower the price to $679.

Save $124 on the 2016 MacBook Pro 13-inch

Why It’s a Good Deal: The new entry-level MacBook Pro is an excellent ultraportable with a bright display, compact design, and superb battery life. It doesn’t pack Intel’s latest 7th-gen CPU and you’ll need a variety of adapters for connecting external devices, but for Mac users it’s still an excellent laptop. B&H currently offers it for $124 less than the Apple Store.Take $26 off Apple's Magic Mouse 2

Why It’s a Good Deal: Apple’s Magic Mouse 2 traditionally sells for $79 from Apple. Use this $25 mail-in rebate (PDF) to slash the price down to $53. The mouse supports 360-degree scrolling, multitouch, and various button configurations. The rebate is only good for purchases made through December 23.

Save $70 on the Asus Transformer Mini

Why It’s a Good Deal: The Transformer Mini T102HA is a lightweight 2-in-1 that serves as both a tablet and a miniature Windows 10 laptop with a detachable keyboard. This configuration features a 10.1-inch 1200 x 800 touch LCD, Intel Atom x5-Z8350 1.44GHz CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 64GB eMMC.

Get the Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 for $750

Why It’s a Good Deal: Premium 2-in-1s tend to be expensive, but the Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 bucks the trend with its reasonable price tag. This configuration includes a 13.3-inch 1080p LCD, Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.For a limited time, use coupon “9JC486HDTGHN$7” to bring the starting price further down to just $750.

Save $1,100 on the Alienware 15 Gaming Rig

Why It’s a Good Deal: As part of its Holiday Super Sale, the Microsoft Store offers the Alienware 15 Gaming Laptop bundled with 9 free games for $1,399. The Alienware 15 delivers impressive gaming performance in an attractive, eye-catching chassis. This Editors’ Choice gaming rig offers 7 hours of battery life and one of the most comfortable keyboards we’ve used this year. This configuration features a 15.6-inch 4K touchscreen, Intel Core i7-6700HQ quad-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, 256GB SSD with 1TB hard drive, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M video card. It’s $1,100 off its normal price. Order by December 20 for Christmas Eve delivery.

Save $200 on  the Surface Book

Why It’s a Good Deal: The new Surface Book offers better performance and twice the graphics power of previous models. It features a 13.5-inch 3000 x 2000 PixelSense display, 6th generation Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. It also comes with a Surface Pen and is currently $200 off its regular price.

Save $100 on Apple's iPad mini 4

 

Why It’s a Good Deal: Apple’s 7.9-inch slate still has a brilliant display, solid battery life, and a dead-simple interface. This latest model adds Touch ID and a faster A8 processor. For a limited time, Best Buy offers the 32GB iPad mini 4 for $300 and the 128GB iPad mini 4 for $400, each model is $100 cheaper than Apple’s price.Get this 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub for Just $10

Why It’s a Good Deal: Sabrent’s 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub can expand your computer’s USB ports without taking up too much desk space. It includes a blue LED indicator for each port and is backward compatible with older USB 2.0 devices. It’s currently $20 off at Amazon.

Acer Aspire E 15 with 1080p, SSD for $510

Why It’s a Good Deal: You rarely find a laptop with both an SSD and a full HD screen for under $600 and this 15-inch Acer Aspire has both of those, plus discrete graphics. This configuration of the Aspire E 15 comes with a Core i5-6200U CPU, 8GB of RAM, Nvidia 940MX graphics, a 1920 x 1080 display and a 256GB SSD.

Save $10 on the excellent Amazon Fire Kids Edition

Why It’s a Good Deal: The Amazon Fire Kids Edition tablet comes with tons of kid-friendly content, impressive parental controls, and a 2-year guarantee. For a limited time, you can buy it for just $90, although we saw it for $75 on Black Friday. It won’t be in stock until December 22, but you can still purchase it now.

Save $250 on all configurations of Lenovo's Yoga 900s

Why It’s a Good Deal: The Lenovo Yoga 900s packs a crisp display and cozy keyboard into an ultraslim, luxurious design. It features a 360-degree hinge that allows the laptop to be used as a tablet or propped up as a display. Power users will want to steer clear of its Core m5-6Y54 1.1GHz CPU, but otherwise Lenovo currently takes $250 off all configurations of this laptop.

 

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