Ending today, Toshiba Direct offers its 5.3-lb. Toshiba Satellite P50-ABT2N22 Intel Haswell Core i5 1.6GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Widescreen Laptop
in Brushed Aluminum, model no. PSPMJU-00J006, for $699.99
with free shipping
. That's $100 off and tied as the lowest total price we've seen for a 16" Toshiba laptop equipped with a Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and a 1TB hard drive. (For further comparison, we saw a similar configuration with 12GB RAM and a carry case
for $849.99.) Features include an Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 4-cell battery, USB 3.0, HDMI ports, and Windows 8.