Black Friday Laptop Deals: Black Friday Recap and 2013 Prediction:
Kick start the upcoming holiday shopping season on Black Friday, falling on November 29, 2013. Just like 2012, the retailers have started offering great promotional sales early on, so get ready to cash in your piggy banks. Laptop and HDTVs discount deals dominated the 2013 holiday shopping season and this year round this trend doesn’t seem to change much.
In 2013, Black Friday laptop deals were offered in plenty and as such, they caught the fancy of a majority of shoppers. More than 150 laptop deals on 20 odd stores, offered laptops on rates that were regarded as the lowest ever seen. A brief recap of some of the popular laptop deals of BF 2013 are as follows:
Lenovo G585, although a low end laptop, but given that it was available for just $188, made it a good deal. A low budget Lenovo CPU and RAM wasn’t good enough for multi-tasking, but was ideal for light-duty work.
Available for $299.99, Dell Inspiron specs included 14.1″ screen, Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, 1 DVD+/-RW made it an ideal machine for heavy-duty work.
- Compaq Presario Laptop (Store- Wal-Mart)
For those looking for a basic laptop, Compaq Presario was one of the ideal choices with specs including specs: screen of 15.6″, AMD C-60 CPU, 2GB RAM, 320GB HDD, 802.11b/g/n WLAN, 3 USB 2.0, 1 Ethernet, 1 SuperMulti DVD Burner, 1 2-in-1 memory card reader. It was available for $179.
- Dell Inspiron Laptop (Store-Best Buy)
Available at $249.99 with specs including 15.6″ screen, Intel Celeron CPU, 2GB RAM, 320GB HDD, 3 USB 2.0, 802.11b/g/n WLAN, 1 Ethernet, 1 Bluetooth 3.0, 1 HDMI out, 1 half mini card PCMCIA Slots, Dell Inspiron successes to turn many heads. The fact that Best Buy also offered free shipping made it a hell of a deal.
Black Friday laptop deals are likely to increase this time around. It is safe to assume that the total number of Black Friday deals will be 50% more than the last year. Going by the official announcement of Wal-Mart, it is going to have its biggest Black Friday ever. This will result in other stores in the fray to offer similar to competing Black Friday deals to raise their game and attract customers.
As things stand today PS3, Xbox 360 and some old but heavy-duty laptops and tablets will be available at extremely affordable prices due to the arrival of PS4, Xbox One and some new Tablets respectively, which are fast becoming the ideal choices over their predecessors. The laptops may very well be available under 200$.