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The best Black Friday deals on laptops and Chromebooks you can shop now

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Black Friday deals on Chromebooks and laptops have already begun.

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If you’re in the market for a new computer, there’s good news: There are plenty of early Black Friday deals on Chromebooks, laptops, touchscreens, 2-in-1 devices and more to shop right now. It’s one of your best opportunities all year to buy a Chromebook for as little as $119, or a Windows 10 laptop for as little as $130.

How can you pick between Black Friday laptops and Chromebooks? If you mostly do light computing tasks, such as visiting websites, writing documents or video conferencing, an inexpensive Chromebook is a great choice. If you often perform more intensive tasks, such as gaming or photo editing, a more powerful Windows 10 or MacBook is a better option.

Screen size is important, of course — smaller devices are more portable, but larger screens are easier to read. Features such as touchscreen functionality and tablet mode are a matter of personal preference.

Best Buy, Walmart and Amazon all have deals on Chromebooks and laptops available now, featuring Apple, HP and more. To view all the deals, tap the buttons below. Or scroll down and check out our top laptop picks.

Find some of the highlights from these Black Friday sales ahead. The Chromebooks and laptops below also make for excellent holiday gifts.

GeoBook 120 Minecraft edition 12.5″ HD laptop: $130 at Best Buy

GeoBook 120 Minecraft edition 12.5

Geo via Best Buy


This is about as cheap as we’ve seen any non-Chromebook get this year. The 12.5-inch GeoBook 120 Minecraft edition comes pre-loaded with Windows 10 in S-mode, a one-year subscription to Microsoft 365 Personal and Minecraft included free from the Microsoft Store. Features 4GB of memory and 64GB SSD storage.

GeoBook 120 Minecraft edition 12.5″ HD laptop, $130 (regularly $260)

You can upgrade your GeoBook to an Intel Pentium processor for just $100 more. And that’s not the only upgrade you get: The GeoBook 240 features a full HD screen, 8GB of memory and 128GB SSD storage. 

GeoBook 240 14.1-inch FHD laptop, $230 (regularly $400)


Lenovo Flex 3 11-inch 2-in-1 Chromebook: $149 at Best Buy

Lenovo Flex 3 11-inch 2-in-1 Chromebook

Lenovo via Best Buy


Save $230 when you buys the Lenovo Flex 3 Chromebook during Best Buy’s Black Friday deals. The Chromebook features natural finger-touch navigation, multicore processing, a built-in 720p webcam with microphone, a 4GB system memory and a 32GB eMMC flash memory.

Lenovo Flex 3 11-inch 2-in-1 Chromebook, $149 (reduced from $379)


11.6″ HP Chromebook with touchscreen (32GB): $139 at Amazon

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Amazon


This HP Chromebook features 4 GB of RAM, 32 GB of storage, an 11.6-inch touchscreen and a fantastic price.

11.6″ HP Chromebook with touchscreen, $139 (reduced from $260)


Samsung Chromebook 4 (32GB): $129 at Walmart

Samsung Chromebook 4

Samsung via Walmart


This slim, 11.6-inch device features 4 GB of memory, 32 GB of storage, a full-size keyboard and trackpad, and voice control with Google Assistant. 

Samsung Chromebook 4, $129 (regularly $284)


Lenovo 14″ Yoga 9i 14 2-in-1 laptop (512GB): $1,350

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Lenovo via Best Buy


This Windows 11 upgradable Lenovo model features a powerful quad-core with an eight-way processing performance. It has a 16 GB system memory and 512 GB of storage.

Lenovo 14″ Yoga 9i 14 2-in-1, $1,350 (regularly $1,750)


Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 convertible (64GB): $160

Lenovo Flex 3 Chromebook

Lenovo via Amazon


Another solid Chromebook option is the 11.6-inch Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3, currently rated 4.5 stars at Amazon. The touchscreen has a 360-degree hinge that converts it between laptop mode, tent mode, tablet mode and stand mode. It has 4 GB of memory, 64 GB of storage and a battery that lasts 10 hours on a charge.

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 convertible, $160 (reduced from $320)


MacBook Air (256GB): $849 at Amazon

Apple MacBook Air

Apple


The least expensive MacBook option — aside from picking up an older, refurbished MacBook model, of course — is the MacBook Air. Powered by the Apple M1 chip, it’s a fast machine in a tiny package. It has a silent, fanless design and, of course, Apple’s signature Retina display.

The MacBook Air features a 13.3-inch screen, 7-core GPU, 256 GB of SSD storage, 8 GB of memory, a backlit keyboard and Touch ID. It’s available in gold, silver and space gray. Note that it only has two Thunderbolt ports, one of which will be used for charging.

MacBook Air, $849 (reduced from $999)


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