For in-store pickup only, Best Buy offers its 5.2-lb. Dell Inspiron 15 Pentium 1.9GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Laptop in Matte Black, model no. i15RV-953BLK, for $279.99. That's the best price we've seen for an Inspiron 15 laptop with a 500GB hard drive. (It's also a current low by $103.) It features a Pentium 2127U 1.9GHz dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8 64-bit.
For in-store pickup only, with stock limited by ZIP code, Micro Center offers the ASUS AMD E-Series 1.7GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Laptop, model no. R503U-MH21, for $229.99. That's $17 under our mention from a week ago and among the best prices we've seen for any new laptop with Windows 8. (It's a current low by $30.) It features an AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 2GB RAM, 320GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, USB 3.0, and Windows 8 64-bit.