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Best Laptop Deals: Lowest Price Ever for a Dell That's 23% Smaller Than the MacBook Air

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Whether you use your computer for socializing, working, or gaming, this week's selection of laptop deals has something for everyone.

Dell Inspiron 15 7000Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2.3GHz 16" Laptop
Store: Dell Home
Price: $749.99 via coupon code "50OFF699" with free shipping
Lowest By: $150
Expires: April 29

With a current generation processor and a Nvidia GeForce video card, the mainstream Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2.3GHz 15.6" Laptop is built to meet all your multimedia needs. It features an Intel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3GHz Skylake quad-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) LED-Backlit LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive with 8GB SSD, Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 4GB video card, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 6-cell battery, USB 3.0, HDMI, and Windows 10 Home 64-bit.


Dell 9343-2728SLVDell XPS 13 Signature Edition 2.2GHz 13" 1080p Laptop
Store: Microsoft Store
Price: $699 with free shipping
Lowest By: $130

Is It Worth It?: Featuring an infinity display, the Dell XPS 13 Signature Edition 2.2GHz 13.3" 1080p Laptop is 23% smaller than a 13" MacBook Air, but has the same size screen. Even better, it's the lowest price we've seen for any XPS 13 with this processor and is currently $130 less than machines with half the RAM. It comes with an Intel Core i5-5200U 2.2GHz Broadwell dual-core processor, 13.3" 1920x1080 (1080p) LCD, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11ac wireless, webcam, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, 4-cell battery, and Windows 10 Home 64-bit. (It doesn't include an optical drive.) And as a signature edition machine, it is without any RAM-hogging third-party trialware.


HP 15-f211wmHP 2.16GHz 16" Touchscreen Laptop
Store: E-techgalaxy via eBay
Price: $249.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $65

Is It Worth It?: A bargain machine with the added bonus of a touchscreen, this deal on the HP 2.16GHz 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop is the lowest price we've seen for any new 16" touch laptop. It features an Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz Bay Trail dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, DVD burner, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI, 3-cell battery, and Windows 10.


Apple MD711LL/ARefurbished Apple MacBook Air 1.3GHz 12" Laptop
Store: Tek Replay via eBay
Price: $559.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $370

If you don't mind a slightly older machine, this deal on the Apple MacBook Air 1.3GHz 12" Laptop is a bargain for a MacBook. This refurbished machine is $370 below the lowest price we could find for a new one. It features an Intel Haswell Core i5 1.3GHz dual-core processor, 11.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit display, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, Thunderbolt, USB 3.0, and Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks.


Dell 9350-1340SLVDell XPS 13 2.3GHz 13" 1080p Signature Edition Laptop
Store: Microsoft Store
Price: $799 with free shipping
Lowest By: $194

Is It Worth It?: This deal on the Dell XPS 13 2.3GHz 13.3" 1080p Signature Edition Laptop is $100 less than Black Friday, and the best deal we've seen. Like the XPS machine above, it features an infinity display, effectively giving it the same size screen of most 13" laptops in an 11" body. However, it also comes with a current generation processor, making it as powerful as it is portable. Features include an Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz Skylake dual-core processor, 13.3" 1920x1080 (1080p) LCD, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.1, webcam, backlit keyboard, USB 3.1 Type-C with Thunderbolt, USB 3.0, 4-cell battery, and Windows 10 Home 64-bit. And as a signature edition machine, it is without any RAM-hogging third-party trialware.

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Stephen Slaybaugh is a Brooklyn-based writer with more than 20 years experience. In addition to his work for DealNews, he publishes The Agit Reader music webzine and has written for The Village Voice, Paste, The Big Takeover, and many other publications.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Unless marked as a "Sponsored Deal," the opinions expressed here are those of the author and have not been reviewed or endorsed by the companies mentioned. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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2 comments
scubaslim
i'm confused... how is that a good gaming laptop? the graphics card is pretty weak, right?
ibex333
Nothing good here... Still, way too expensive. A good price for a gaming laptop is about $600 anything more is a ripoff.