Why shop for laptops on Cyber Monday?
As we've reported, you've got less time to finish your holiday shopping this year than you did last. And in response, many retailers are upping their online sales and deals.
Editor and shopping expert at BlackFriday.com Kristin McGrath, for example, told BETTER that brands like HP and Lenovo are "known for offering Cyber Monday deals that are very similar to what they offered on Black Friday. So save your Black Friday energy for other items and shop laptops over Cyber Weekend.”
How to buy the best laptop for you
Before looking for your Cyber Monday laptop deal, check out our guide to buying laptops.
Best Cyber Monday laptop Deals
If you're in the market for an affordable Mac, consider this 2017 version. The MacBook Air is Apple’s entry-level laptop for mainstream consumers. It offers the same power, battery life and smooth keyboard as the newer models. Want the newest model? You can get the latest Macbook Air on Best Buy and on Amazon for $900.
This convertible laptop is as useful in its traditional mode as it is folded over and transformed into a tablet. Its design also allows for tent- and stand-modes to let you prop your machine up the best way for your needs, whether you're writing, taking notes, drawing, or scrolling.
The larger 15.6-inch screen gives you one of the closest-to-desktop screen sizes you want to have in a portable machine. With up to 9.5 hours in a single charge and Intel's 8th generation Core i3 CPU, this laptop is powered to get you through your day.
This lightweight and slim HP laptop is a solid travel partner, and is equipped with Intel's 10th Gen i7 processor, 12GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. Reviewers celebrate its portability and sleek design. To note: "Sometimes it can be a little noisy when running some programs that require a little more performance. But it's nothing major - I'm just nitpicking at this point," one reviewer said.
This low-cost laptop is one of the only models you'll find under $300. Users like it because it's thin and lightweight, and is plenty powerful for everyday use.
With a seven-hour battery life and 8GB of RAM, this 15-inch laptop will carry you through the day's work — or classes. The powerful Ryzen 5 quad-core processor and 256GB SSD storage should you moving fast through apps and tabs alike.
Chromebooks are essentially more affordable PCs that run on Google’s Chrome OS — essentially a web browser that has the ability to install Android apps like Photoshop Express and VLC, not to mention games like Minecraft. Samsung's highly-rated take on the Chromebook at this price is worth considering for anyone looking for an everyday laptop considering its price and features.