AltaTac via eBay offers the 5.5-lb. open-box Samsung Series 3 Intel Core i5 2.5GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Laptop, model no. NP350V5C-A01US, for $439.99 with free shipping. That's $68 under our April mention of a factory-sealed unit and the lowest total price we've seen for this model. (It's also $209 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit today.) Features include an Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 6GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, media card reader, HDMI, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8 64-bit. A 1-year Samsung warranty applies.
Posted July 1, 2013