Staples offers the 5.7-lb. HP ENVY dv6-7246us Intel Core i5 2.5GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Laptop
, model no. C2L39UA#ABA, for $549.90. This $50 mail-in rebate
cuts it to cuts it to $499.90
. With free shipping
, that's pennies under our Cyber Monday mention (which had 8GB RAM and lacked the rebate hassles) and the lowest total price we've seen for a Core i5-equipped HP Envy laptop. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 6GB RAM, 640GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8 64-bit. Rebate expires January 26, 2013.