Acer via eBay offers the 5.3-lb. factory-refurbished Acer Aspire R7 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 1.8GHz 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop, model no. R7-571-6858, for $499.99 with free shipping. That's $500 off and tied with last week's refurb mention as the lowest total price we could find for a refurbished model with an Acer warranty. Features include an Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5-3337U 1.8GHz dual-core processor, 1920x1080 (1080p) LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 6GB RAM, 500GB hard drive with 24GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, media card reader, USB, HDMI output, and Windows 8 64-bit. (No optical drive is included.) A 90-day Acer warranty applies.
This Black Friday, touchscreen laptops have hit the mainstream and we've got the Editors' Choice laptop deals to prove it! But even if you're not tied to touch-capable displays, we've got all types of laptop steals, including a high-end MSI configuration that comes with a free 50" TV.