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Best Black Friday Laptop and Computer Deals, 2018

Nov. 8, 2018
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On our list of things to buy and skip on Black Friday 2018, electronics definitely make the “buy” list.

Electronics stores and big-box retailers discount laptops and computers each year on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.

Discounted models usually come from major brands such as Apple, Samsung, HP and Dell.

Best Black Friday Laptop and Computer Deals, 2018

We’ve been sifting through 2018 Black Friday ads to find great laptop and computer deals. Here are our picks for some of the best bargains, arranged by brand:


  • Apple MacBook Air 13.3-inch display with 128GB flash storage for $799.99 (save $200) at Best Buy.
  • Apple 21.5-inch iMac with 1TB hard drive for $899.99 (save $200) at Best Buy.


  • Dell XPS 13 4K UHD touchscreen laptop for $1,349.99 ($350 off, limit five) at Costco.


  • HP 11.6-inch Chromebook for $119.99 (save $80) at Target.
  • HP X360 convertible touchscreen Chromebook for $199.99 (save $100) at Target.
  • HP Pavilion 23.8-inch 1080p touchscreen all-in-one desktop for $699.99 ($200 off, limit five) at Costco.


  • RCA Cambio 2-in-1 notebook/tablet for $89 (save $60) at Walmart.


  • Samsung Chromebook 3 for $99 (save $100) at Walmart.
  • Samsung 11.6-inch Chromebook for $129 (save $130) at Best Buy.

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Best Black Friday Laptop and Computer Deals, 2017

The best indication of Black Friday deals to come is Black Friday deals from the past.

Last year, retailers like Walmart and Best Buy discounted laptops and computers. Here are some of our picks for the best deals from 2017:

  • MacBook Air 13.3-inch with 128GB storage for $799.99 (regularly $999.99) at Best Buy.
  • Samsung Chromebook 3 for $119 (regularly $189) at Walmart.
  • HP 11.6-inch convertible Chromebook for $219 (regularly $299.99) at Target.
  • Inspiron desktop for $379.99 (market value $649.99) at Dell.
  • iMac 21.5-inch for $899.99 (regularly $1,099.99) at Best Buy.

Check out our complete Black Friday coverage for up-to-date deal news from a wide range of retailers.

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