Top 10 Laptop Deals
The holiday shopping season is approaching, and the National Retail Federation expects holiday sales to jump by 2.3% this year, to a total of almost $450 billion. Laptops are always hot items for holiday gifts, but how can you find the best laptop for the lowest price? Here are 10 laptops – all under $1,000 (and most under $500) that will work as great gifts and won’t break the bank!
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ASUS Eee Seashell PC
This 10.1” laptop is known for the whopping 11 hours’ worth of battery life, powered by the energy-efficient Intel Atom N450 technology inside. The 250 GB of hard drive doesn’t hurt, either. For $299.99, this is one of the best laptop deals on the market.
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Acer 10.1 Inch Netbook
For $299.99, this 10.1-inch Acer netbook with a backlit keyboard is equipped with stereo speakers and eight hours of battery power. A built-in mic and webcam with a multi-functional touchpad makes this computer the perfect gift for the holidays.
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11-inch Mac Book Air
At $999, this incredibly thin laptop isn’t cheap, but it’s got Apple’s trademark sophisticated and sharp look. Plus it has 64 GB of flash storage and 2 GB of RAM for fast and reliable performance.
- Scott Gamm is the founder of the personal finance website HelpSaveMyDollars.com. He has appeared on NBC’s TODAY, MSNBC, Fox Business Network, ABC News and CBS.
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