Best Black Friday Laptop Deals so far: Save $ 100 on MacBook Air, $ 400 on Lenovo Yoga 9i and more

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Apple’s most affordable MacBook is even more affordable right now; the M1-based MacBook Air is $ 100 off Amazon. However, you will not find much in the way of price breaks on the new MacBook Pro models – $ 50 off the 16-inch MacBook Pro is the best we see.

Bigger savings are available right now on Windows laptops. The affordable and versatile AMD-based Lenovo Yoga 6 two-in-one convertible is $ 200 off, and the premium Intel-based Yoga 9i is $ 400 off at Best Buy. And if you want a large screen in a sleek case, check out the LG Gram 17 at Best Buy, which is currently discounted by $ 300.

We have put together the best deals on laptops from Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg and Walmart. If you need a portable upgrade, check out these deals, which are updated regularly as sales expire and new deals pop up.

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Newegg

This discounted 15-inch model from HP boasts ample RAM and solid-state storage capacity for the price. It has 16 GB of RAM and a 1 TB SSD – twice what you would normally find at this price. The 15.6-inch screen has a full HD resolution powered by an 11th generation Core i5 CPU. You also get both Type-A and Type-C ports to avoid having to have a dongle around.

Dell

Dell’s top-end Inspiron 7000 2-i1 convertible boasts an all-aluminum chassis that is thinner, lighter and more robust than the mid-range Inspiron 5000, which has metal lids and keyboard tires but flimsy plastic bottom panels. This 13.3-inch model is reduced by $ 250 and delivers an 11th generation Core i5 CPU, 8 GB RAM, Intel Xe graphics and a 512 GB SSD with 32 GB fast Optane memory. The 13.3-inch touch screen has full HD resolution and can rotate 360 ​​degrees to tablet mode.

Lenovo

This mid-range laptop is currently for sale at a cheap laptop price. It has a 15.6-inch full-HD touchscreen powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 3700U CPU, 12GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. The CPU is a few generations behind AMD’s current line, but is a member of the leading Ryzen 7 series – it should handle general tasks with its above-average memory allocation.

Lenovo

This 13-inch two-in-one convertible offers a touch of style with a metal housing and lid wrapped in blue stain-resistant fabric. This discount model features AMD’s stunning eight-core Ryzen 7 5700U CPU along with 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. The 13.3-inch touch screen has full HD resolution and can rotate 360 ​​degrees to tablet mode.

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The latest MacBook Air is Apple’s most affordable laptop, and it’s even more affordable right now. Currently on sale at a $ 100 discount at Amazon and features Apple’s M1 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. A 256 GB drive can be quickly loaded; the step-up model with a 512 GB SSD is $ 149 off – there is an initial discount in advance and additional savings at checkout.

Read our MacBook Air (M1) review.

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Lenovo’s latest premium two-in-one convertible delivers the Intel Evo platform inside a thin yet durable all-metal chassis. This reduced model has an 11th generation Core i7 CPU, 16 GB RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics and a 512 GB SSD. A leather lid helps protect the 14-inch touch screen, which boasts a 4K resolution and can be printed and drawn on with the included active pen.

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Most 17-inch laptops are gaming monsters. The LG Gram 17 is neither a gaming laptop nor a monster. It lacks dedicated graphics to power 3D games, but is only 0.7 inches thick and weighs less than three pounds, making this 17.3-inch desktop replacement roughly the same weight as your typical 13.3-inch ultraportable. The spacious 2K (2,560 x 1,600 pixels) display is powered by an 11th generation Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics. You also get a spacious 1TB SSD for storage.

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The base model of the new 16-inch MacBook Pro costs $ 2,499 and features a 10-core M1 Pro chip, a 16-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512B SSD. The 16.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display has a resolution of 3,456 x 2,234 pixels. This model in silver is $ 49 off right now at Amazon. Do you need more storage space? The 1TB model is also $ 49 off its $ 2,699 list price.

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