Deal | The 10 best laptop deals for Cyber Monday — Great hardware with enticing discounts
It is Cyber Monday and that means some great savings on gadget purchases. With more and more work becoming remote, there has never been a higher demand for laptops and PCs to get the job done irrespective of one's location.
To help you save the trouble of scouring for deals yourselves, we've gathered some of the best Cyber Monday deals on popular laptops that we've tested. Let's check them out without further ado.
1. Microsoft Surface Pro 7 with Type Cover (-US$181)
The Microsoft Surface Pro 7 won our Top Rated badge in our review and rightly so. Combining the goodness of both a laptop and a tablet coupled with decent battery life, the Surface Pro 7 is the perfect choice for mobile productivity.
2. Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (-US$200)
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 offers an excellent display and great performance out-of-the-box. Despite having virtually no user-serviceable parts, the Surface Laptop 3 is available in a host of configuration choices making it a sleek companion for home users, students, and professionals.
3. Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED (-US$550)
The Gigabyte Aero 15 is a dream machine for both gamers and content creators. Save for an odd weakness or two, the Gigabyte Aero 15 has earned much praise in our review. The combination of a Core i7-9750H and a GTX 1660 Ti along with a 4K OLED panel is too good to let go, especially when it can be secured at a neat US$550 discount.
4. MSI GE66 Raider (-US$300)
The MSI GE66 Raider offers everything a mobile gamer could ask for and more. With a Core i7-10875H, 32 GB RAM, 1 TB NVMe SSD, and an RTX 2080 Super Max-Q powering this beast, victory is within a click's reach. Further complementing the mammoth spec sheet is a 300 Hz display that provides a distinct competitive advantage in multiplayer games. RGB aficionados will duly appreciate the cool SteelSeries RGB keyboard and chassis lighting.
5. Lenovo Legion 5 (-US$400)
AMD's Zen 2 mobile APUs have proven their mettle in more ways than one. One such example is the Lenovo Legion 5 powered by the AMD Ryzen 7 4800H APU and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU. Apart from sporting impressive processors, the Legion 5 also comes with oodles of RAM (32 GB) and storage (2 TB PCIe SSD and 1 TB HDD). These features are well-complimented by a 144 Hz 300-nit display that covers 100% of the sRGB color gamut. Add Lenovo's signature keyboard, good port selection, and Harmon Kardon-tuned audio to the mix, and you've got yourself a winner of a deal.
6. Asus ZenBook Duo UX481 (-US$205)
With a second screen called ScreenPad that offers a near-complete desktop experience, the Asus ZenBook Duo is perfect for the times when one screen just doesn't cut it. With a large 70 Whr battery and a capable Intel Comet Lake chip, the Asus ZenBook Duo UX481 is an easy recommend if mobile multitasking is what you are after.
7. Schenker XMG Fusion 15 (-€300)
The Schenker XMG Fusion 15 offers great performance for gamers and content creators. Made in co-operation with Intel, the XMG Fusion 15 offers a highly responsive computing experience. A 144 Hz display paired with the RTX 2070 Max-Q ensures gamers have all the horsepower they need for a stellar gaming experience. Making things sweeter with the Fusion 15 are a good port selection, Wi-Fi 6, and a fully mechanical RGB keyboard.
Looking for other Schenker XMG models? Check out our complete list of Schenker XMG offers here. Deals run through December 2.
8. Acer Spin 5 SP513-54N Convertible (-US$200)
With an 88% rating in our review, we had more than one reason to recommend the Acer Spin 5 SP513 to anyone looking for a fast-performing Windows convertible. Featuring the Core i7-1065G7 processor with integrated Iris Plus Graphics G7, the Spin 5 can take on most tasks with ease. The Spin 5 is co-engineered by Acer and Intel for optimal performance and battery life. Combined with a fast NVMe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, 16 GB of RAM, and a Wacom Active Stylus, the Acer Spin 5 offers everything you need to maximize productivity on the move
9. HP Pavilion x360 14 Convertible (-US$114)
The HP Pavilion x360 14 Convertible brings the goodness of a convertible notebook in an affordable package. There are both Comet Lake and Ice Lake versions of the laptop; we've reviewed the Comet Lake version and came out pretty impressed. Apart from the need to add another RAM to enable dual-channel mode and a few quirks such as not having USB power delivery, the HP Pavilion x360 14 makes for a cool-performing convertible that does not break the bank.
10. Dell G3 15 3500 (-US$233)
It is not easy to narrow down on the best budget gaming laptop under US$1,000, but the Dell G3 15 3500 may fit the bill just right, especially after factoring-in today's Cyber Monday discount. The Dell G3 15 3500 is powered by a Core i7-10750H and a GTX 1650 Ti, which should make it suitable for 1080p High gaming in most titles. An RTX 2060 variant is also available for those who need the added power. Despite the lower price, the chassis is well-built and can tolerate the vagaries of daily usage.
That was our round-up of the top 10 laptop deals this Cyber Monday. Most deals will be valid for the next couple of days as well, so be sure to keep an eye out for them.
If you are on the lookout for deals on Apple products, check out our article on Apple gift card giveaways for Cyber Monday that promise good discounts on both online and offline purchases.
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