Best Laptop Vacation Deals: Save $ 200 on a MacBook Air, $ 500 on a Razer Blade Stealth, and More


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From Apple’s latest MacBooks to two-in-one convertibles, there’s a wide variety of laptops on sale right now for the holiday season. On Amazon, you can save on Apple’s M1-based MacBook Air – it’s Apple’s most affordable MacBook, and the 256GB and 512GB models are even more affordable right now. For Windows users, Lenovo’s Yoga two-in-one convertibles are on sale at Best Buy, along with LG’s new Gram 16; Newegg offers huge savings on a loaded HP Pavilion 15; and Amazon is offering a big discount on the sleek and powerful Razer Blade Stealth 13.

Check out the options below, which are updated regularly as sales expire and new offers appear.

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We often call the MacBook Air the most universally useful laptop you can buy. The latest version replaces Intel processors with Apple’s M1 chip, but it will be a seamless transition for most. After all, MacBook Air users generally want a sleek, reasonably priced machine that works. The system is also finally truly fanless, replacing the cooling fans with an aluminum heat sink inside, while taking advantage of the highly efficient M1 chip. For a base price of $ 999, and often on sale, it’s great value, considering these tank-shaped laptops can last for years. Right now, you can get it for $ 200 off. Need more storage space? The 512GB version is also $ 200 off.

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Razer packed a lot of performance into its small Blade Stealth 13 gaming laptop. This thing is built around a beautiful 13.3-inch, 1080p, color-accurate OLED display. Inside is a high-powered Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor, a discrete Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q graphics card, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD drive. It’s a fantastic option for gaming. mobiles and content creation at a low price.


With 32GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD, this budget-friendly HP laptop offers a massive amount of memory and storage for the money. It also provides a modern 11th generation Core i7 processor and a 15.6 inch Full HD display.

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This 13-inch two-in-one convertible offers a touch of style with an all-metal body and a lid covered in stain-resistant blue fabric. This budget model includes an AMD Ryzen 7 5700U processor, 16 GB of RAM and a 512 GB SSD. The 13.3 inch touchscreen has Full HD resolution and can rotate 360 ​​degrees in tablet mode.

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Lenovo’s latest high-end two-in-one convertible packs the Intel Evo platform into a thin yet durable all-metal chassis. This budget model includes an 11th generation Core i7 processor, 16 GB of RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics and a 512 GB SSD. A leather cover helps protect the 14 inch touchscreen, which has a resolution 4K and can be typed and drawn with the included active stylus.

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LG’s largest convertible, the Gram 16 has a large 16-inch, 2560 x 1600-pixel display and weighs just 2.6 pounds. And it can work all day. This Intel Evo certified configuration offers an 11th generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB of RAM and a 1 TB SSD.

Read our LG Gram 16 review.


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