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Best Dell Black Friday Laptop Computer Deals 2016

November 3, 2016
Black Friday, Shopping
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Don’t miss out on all of NerdWallet’s highly anticipated 2016 Black Friday ad leaks this season. Visit regularly for tips and announcements about the best holiday deals from your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 25.

Along with gaming systems and tablets, laptops are typically one of the best things to buy in November — especially during the annual Black Friday markdown period.

Dell deals are among those prized laptop prospects that shoppers tend to covet when they’re scoping out holiday savings. We’ve rounded up some of the best bargains below.

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Dell Black Friday Laptop Computer Deals 2016

Dell’s 2016 eight-page Black Friday ad has arrived, and like last year, there are some fantastic deals on laptops.

While you’re digesting your turkey, you can sit back and shop online with Black Friday bargains, starting at 6 p.m. and going until midnight on Thanksgiving, and then revving up again from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. These doorbuster deals are released at timed intervals, so set your alarms.

Here are some of this year’s best Dell laptop deals:

6 p.m. on Thanksgiving:

  • $99.99 Inspiron 11 3000 with 11.6-inch display, 2 GB of memory and a 32GB hard drive (marked down from $199.99).

8 a.m. Friday:

  • $199.99 Inspiron 15 3000 with 15.6-inch display, 4 GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive (marked down from $299.99).

» NERDY TIP: Protect your purchase by paying with the right credit card. Some credit cards will pay you the difference if you find a lower price later, extend the product warranty, or protect against loss or damage.

11 a.m. Friday:

  • $349.99 Inspiron 15 3000 with 15-inch display, 8 GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive (marked down from $529.99).

6 p.m. Friday:

  • $299.99 Inspiron 1 3000 2-in-1 with 11.6-inch touch display, 4 GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive (marked down from $449.99).

Dell Black Friday Laptop Computer Deals 2015

Last year, Dell promised “the lowest prices ever” on its Black Friday doorbusters, and judging from the markdowns we saw, they delivered. They offered deals on everything from cables to HDTVs, but some of the best bargains were on laptops, including a dedicated gaming laptop for the geek in your life.

Last year’s price slashing began at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, with the offerings staggered throughout the sale and free shipping on all online purchases. Here’s a look at some of Dell’s best laptop deals from last year:

  • $149.99 for the Dell Inspiron 14 3000 Series Intel 2-in-1 laptop ($299.99 market value).
  • $300 off the Alienware 15 gaming laptop, marked down to $1,199.99.
  • $350 off the Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1, price chopped to $299.99.

If you like shopping Dell’s tech products, you’ll definitely want to check out the Black Friday deals at these similar stores: Apple, Best Buy and Fry’s Electronics.

Check out our full list of 2016 ad leaks for up-to-date deal news from a wide range of retailers.

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