If you're in the market for a new computer, now is the time to start shopping. Black Friday 2021 may be over, but it's only a technicality. Cyber Monday sales are jam-packed withon Chromebooks, laptops, touchscreens, 2-in-1 devices and more. You might not find a better deal until Black Friday 2022.
How can you pick between laptops and Chromebooks? If you mostly do light computing tasks, such as visiting websites, writing documents or video conferencing, an inexpensive Chromebook is a great choice. But if you're a gamer, like to edit photos, or frequently work with big data, a more powerful Windows 10 or MacBook is a better option.
Screen size is important -- smaller devices are more portable, but larger screens are easier to read. Features such as touchscreen functionality and tablet mode are a matter of personal preference.
Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon and Samsung all have deals available through Cyber Monday, featuring Apple, HP and more. To view all the deals, tap the buttons below. Or scroll down and check out our top laptop picks.
Find some of the highlights from these early Cyber Monday sales ahead. The Chromebooks and laptops below also make for excellent.
2020 Apple iMac (256 GB): $800 at Amazon
Here's a great-- Amazon has the 21.5-inch Apple iMac (2020 model) for just $800 on Cyber Monday, a savings of $300. The desktop computer features an Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB SSD storage. Deal expires midnight PST, Nov. 29.
11.6" ASUS Chromebook (32 GB): $109 at Best Buy
If you're shopping for a Chromebook this holiday season, you'll be hard pressed to find a less expensive device than this $99 ASUS offered by Best Buy right now. It features an Intel Celeron processor, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of flash memory.
13.3" Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha laptop (512 GB): $800
There are some solid deals on Samsung Galaxy Windows 11 laptops at Samsung's Black Friday sale as well. The 2-in-1 Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha features a gorgeous 13.3" QLED touchscreen, an Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage. In short, it's a powerful-but-compact machine that's $250 off at Samsung right now.
13.3" Galaxy Book Pro (512 GB): $1099
Samsung's Black Friday deals include a sale on their Galaxy Book Pro. The 13.3" Samsung Galaxy Book Pro features an upgraded AMOLED touchscreen that adjusts to indoor and outdoor lighting. The 2-in-1 device runs on an 11th generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM and 512GB of storage. (For an extra $100, you can upgrade to a 15.6-inch screen.)
Lenovo Flex 3 11-inch 2-in-1 Chromebook: $329 at Best Buy
Try this Lenovo Flex 3 Chromebook that doubles as a touchscreen tablet during Best Buy's Black Friday sale. The Chromebook features natural finger-touch navigation, multicore processing, a built-in 720p webcam with microphone, a 4 GB system memory and a 32 GB eMMC flash memory.
11.6" HP Chromebook with touchscreen (32 GB): $140 at Amazon
This HP Chromebook features 4 GB of RAM, 32 GB of storage, an 11.6-inch touchscreen and a fantastic price.
Samsung Chromebook 4 (32 GB): $129 at Walmart
This slim, 11.6-inch device features 4 GB of memory, 32 GB of storage, a full-size keyboard and trackpad, and voice control with Google Assistant.
Lenovo 14" Yoga 9i 14 2-in-1 laptop (512 GB): $1,350
This Windows 11 upgradable Lenovo model features a powerful quad-core with an eight-way processing performance. It has a 16 GB system memory and 512 GB of storage.
Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 convertible (64 GB): $160
Another solid Chromebook option is the 11.6-inch Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3, currently rated 4.5 stars at Amazon. The touchscreen has a 360-degree hinge that converts it between laptop mode, tent mode, tablet mode and stand mode. It has 4 GB of memory, 64 GB of storage and a battery that lasts 10 hours on a charge.
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (256 GB): $800 at Best Buy
This multi-tasking laptop is on sale at Best Buy. This Microsoft device features an Intel Core processor, all-day battery, instant-on abilities, improved graphics, two USB-C ports and up to 16 GB RAM and 256 GB of storage. It's also the thinnest Surface device yet, at just 7.33 millimeters. Right now you can buy it for $400 off its regular price at Best Buy.
MacBook Air (256 GB): $849 at Amazon
The least expensive MacBook option -- aside from picking up an older, refurbished MacBook model, of course -- is the MacBook Air. Powered by the Apple M1 chip, it's a fast machine in a tiny package. It has a silent, fanless design and, of course, Apple's signature Retina display.
The MacBook Air features a 13.3-inch screen, 7-core GPU, 256 GB of SSD storage, 8 GB of memory, a backlit keyboard and Touch ID. It's available in gold, silver and space gray. Note that it only has two Thunderbolt ports, one of which will be used for charging.
Samsung Chromebook 4: $87 at Walmart
This Samsung Chromebook is over $100 off during Walmart's Cyber Monday deals. The device features an Intel Celeron 1.10 GHz processor, 4 GB of memory and an over 12-hour battery run time.
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