From keeping up with the news to keeping in touch over Zoom, our laptops have worked overtime this year. Instead of letting yours quit one of these days, why not plan its retirement? There’s no better time to replace big-ticket items than right now—major retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, and Amazon started running Black Friday laptop deals weeks before November 27th.
Laptops have proven to be an essential home electronic this year, with the average household owning at least two of them. This year’s Black Friday laptop deals offer a variety of brands and models to choose from at a range of prices, sizes, and storage capacities, so it’s easy to upgrade your home office set-up or end squabbles over a shared device once and for all.
To find the best prices, try online comparison shopping and scouting for digital coupons at your favorite retailers. Or let someone else (us!) do the job for you: Keep checking this page for regular updates on the best Black Friday laptop deals.
For a wide range of laptops for work and play, check out Best Buy Black Friday deals (link) and Amazon Black Friday deals (link).
The Best Black Friday Laptop Deals 2020
Keep scrolling for the best deals on laptops happening right now.
Lenovo – IdeaPad 3 15″ Touch Screen Laptop—Now $350 (was $600)
Lenovo – IdeaPad 1 14″ Laptop – AMD A6-Series—Now $120 (was $230)
Dell – Inspiron 15 3593- 15.6″ HD Touch Screen Laptop—Now $600 (was $800)
HP – Pavilion 15.6″ Gaming Laptop – AMD Ryzen 5—Now $450 (was $700)
HP – 14″ Touch-Screen Chromebook—Now $129 (was $299)
HP – 2-in-1 14″ Touch-Screen Chromebook—Now $379 (was $629)
HP – ENVY x360 2-in-1 13.3″ Touchscreen Laptop—Now $750 (was $1,000)
Lenovo – Yoga C940 2-in-1 14″ Touch-Screen Laptop—$1,000 (was $1,300). This lightweight, thin model clocks in at just under three pounds and 0.6 inches thick—but it still packs a punch. The Lenovo Yoga has two USB-C ports for charging and connecting to other drives and devices, as well as a standard USB port (which are now called USB-A). The keyboard can swing up to 360 degrees, turning this model into a tablet, or open it slightly less to let it stand up like a tent.
HP – Pavilion x360 2-in-1 14″ Touch-Screen Laptop—$500 (was $750). A built-in card reader and HDMI port make the HP Pavilion great for important media and displaying it on a larger, external screen. It supports the latest generation of Wi-Fi for optimal speeds and connection strengths, and has a built-in fingerprint reader for security. Amazon Alexa is installed on this model, so you can ask it to control your lights, manage your calendar, and more.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 – 13.5″ Touch-Screen—$1,299 (was $1,600). Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3 has a crazy battery life—up to 11.5 hours—and can charge up to 80% in an hour. It has both USB-C and USB-A ports and won’t lag, thanks to its i7 processor. It’s lightweight and comes in four colors to match your personality and style.
Apple MacBook Air (13-inch Retina Display, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage)—$1,099 (was $1,299). The MacBook Air pairs with your other Apple devices, making it easy to copy and paste from your iPhone and stream media to your Apple TV. It comes with Touch ID, which you can use not only to log into your machine but to switch to your profile if someone else is logged in when you need to use the computer. It has two USB-C ports, which can charge external devices or be used as the charging port and the speakers are 25% louder than previous models.
Lenovo 81JW0001US Chromebook S330—$159 (was $299). This Lenovo Chromebook is thin. Like, really thin. Less-than-one-inch-thick thin. Combined with its 10-hour battery life and 14-inch screen, it’s ideal for someone on the go who needs a budget-friendly computer that works straight out of the box.
Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14-Inch Laptop—$599 (was $799). For the privacy-minded consumer, the Lenovo 14″ IdeaPad comes with a built-in webcam shutter, making sure no unwanted visitors can spy on you through the included camera. It’s lightweight at just over three and a half pounds and it’s available in three colors.
Lenovo 15-Inch Legion 5 Laptop—$1,099 (was $1499). An i7 core processor, combined with 16 gigabytes of RAM, allows Lenovo’s Legion 5 laptop to operate without lag—perfect for editing videos or playing and streaming video games. It can connect to the latest generation of WiFi and Bluetooth, for strong connection and lightning-fast speeds.
HP Envy 15.6″ FHD X360—$559 (was $799). Can’t decide between a laptop or a tablet? Then don’t. Get the best of both with an HP Envy 15.6″ FHD X360 convertible PC. This machine is built for work and play with next-level security features, like a built-in fingerprint reader and webcam kill switch, and the sleekest innovations, like a 3-way micro-edge display. Even better: This model boasts dual HD speakers from Bang & Olufsen, for a completely immersive audiovisual experience, whether you’re video chatting or watching your favorite TV show.
Gateway 14.1″ FHD Ultra Slim Notebook—$299 (was $499). With a rainbow of color options—blue, green, purple and black—you won’t mistake this Gateway 14.1″ FHD Ultra Slim Notebook for anyone else’s at school or home. The 1080 pixel screen, THX audio and Intel Core i3 processor make this laptop ideal for streaming and everyday computing tasks. The built-in fingerprint scanner ensures computer security without the inconvenience of having to type, re-type, re-type and ultimately reset a password.
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15.6” Laptop—$899 (was $1,095). What exactly is QLED? You’ll know it when you see it on the Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13.3″ QLED. It means “quantum dot LED,” which translates to crisper, more vivid colors, light saturation on-screen and eliminates screen burn—an eyesore for gamers and heavy computer users. Samsung introduced QLED on its TVs and has since brought the technology to smaller screens. But here’s something that needs no explanation: a battery that charges fast and lasts up to 19 hours. Also, bonus points for an ergonomic smart keyboard that adjusts when you tilt back the screen.
Samsung Galaxy Book S 13.3″ FHD Touchscreen—$649 (was $999). Good things come in sleek packages, like this Samsung Galaxy Book S, 256GB. At just over two pounds, this laptop is easy to take anywhere, and its Gigabit LTE gives users high-speed access wherever they are—even when wi-fi’s not available. Transfer and download large files from a drive or phone in a flash with the two USB-C ports and feel free to keep them indefinitely with 256GB of internal storage space.