Fry's Electronics offers the 5.7-lb. Lenovo G580 Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 15.6" Laptop
in Black, model no. 59351032, for $278
. Opt for free in-store pickup
to avoid the $10.54 shipping fee
. That's the cheapest dual-core-equipped 16" laptop we've seen with Windows 8. (We did see this model with a 500GB hard drive for just $10 more three weeks ago.) Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Pentium Dual-Core B980 2.4GHz dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LCD, 4GB RAM,
320GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, USB 3.0, webcam, and Windows 8.
Update: Specs corrected.
Update 2: It's now available for in-store pickup only.