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14 Best Laptop Deals for College Students 2019

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Looking for a laptop deal for your college student? We’ve found college laptop deals on major brands including Dell, Apple, Lenovo and more. These are the best laptop deals for college students in 2019. (Bonus: These laptops are great for long flights and holiday road trips, too!)

Dell Laptop Deals for College Students

Dell – 11.6″ Chromebook; Courtesy of Best Buy

1. Dell – 11.6″ Chromebook

Get $50 off this ultra-compact Chromebook by Dell, available at Best Buy. Weighing just over 3 pounds, this laptop operates on Google Chrome and has built-in virus protection and a built-in webcam with two microphones. It has 4GB of system memory.

Dell - Inspiron 2-in-1 13.3" Touch-Screen Laptop; Courtesy of Best Buy

2. Dell – Inspiron 2-in-1 13.3″ Touch-Screen Laptop

Originally $699.99, this Dell Inspiron laptop is now on sale for $499.99. This laptop operates on Windows 10, has a full HD touch-screen display, 8GB of memory, and a built-in webcam with a dual array microphone. It also features an AMD Ryzen 5 Processor for smoother gaming experiences and an AMD Radeon Vega 8 that enhances image quality on movies and photos.

Mac Laptop Deals for College Students

Apple – MacBook Air® – 13.3″ Display; Courtesy of Best Buy

3. Apple – MacBook Air® – 13.3″ Display

Searching for a Mac laptop deal? This Apple – MacBook Air is down $250 at Best Buy! Treat your college student to this 13-inch, light-as-a-feather laptop that features 8GB of memory, a multi-touch track pad, up to 12 hours of battery life, and so much more.

Apple - MacBook Air 13.3" Laptop with Touch ID; Courtesy of Best Buy

4. Apple – MacBook Air 13.3″ Laptop with Touch ID

This Apple – Macbook Air features touch ID and comes in three colors: Gold, Space Gray and Silver. Quality speakers, 8GB of memory, and up to 12 hours of battery life make this an all-around good laptop for college students. It’s currently $899.99 (down from $1,099.99) at Best Buy.

HP Laptop Deals for College Students

HP - ENVY x360 2-in-1 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop; Courtesy of Best Buy

5. HP – ENVY x360 2-in-1 15.6″ Touch-Screen Laptop

The HP – Envy will truly be the envy of your college student’s friends—especially when they get a load of the Bang & Olufsen speakers that deliver exceptional sound. Other great features include a fingerprint reader for security, 8GB of memory, and a 360-degree fold-and-flip design. Originally $849.99 at Best Buy, it’s now on sale for $150 less.

HP 14" Touch Chromebook ; Courtesy of Target

6. HP 14″ Touch Chromebook 

This HP laptop features 4GB of memory, 32 GB of storage, and a Chrome operating system. It also has 11-plus hours of battery life, and is lightweight at just 3.39 pounds.

Lenovo Laptop Deals for College Students

Lenovo - 330S-15IKB 15.6" Laptop ; Courtesy of Best Buy

7. Lenovo – 330S-15IKB 15.6″ Laptop 

This sleek, lightweight laptop by Lenovo features the Windows 10 Home in System, a 4GB system memory, and seven hours of battery life without a charge. It also has a built-in web cam and headphone port (so your college student can call you, of course). This Lenovo laptop deal is a $100 discount at Best Buy.

Lenovo - Yoga Book C930 2-in-1 10.8" Touch-Screen Laptop; Courtesy of Best Buy

8. Lenovo – Yoga Book C930 2-in-1 10.8″ Touch-Screen Laptop 

The Lenovo – Yoga Book C930 weighs less than 2 pounds and is perfectly portable for college students on the go. It has a Windows 10 operating system, 4GB of memory, a 360-degree flip-and-fold design, and a second screen that switches between a keyboard and tablet display. Originally priced at $949.99, this Lenovo laptop is now $200 less.

Acer Laptop Deals for College Students

Acer Chromebook 15 ; Courtesy of Target

9. Acer Chromebook 15 

The Acer Chromebook 15 features a full HD touch-screen display, an extra-large camera lens and up to 10 hours of battery life. The front-facing speakers also ensure your college student will be able to blast Lizzo and Lil Nas X while they write papers.

Acer Chromebook 11; Courtesy of Amazon

10. Acer Chromebook 11

Here’s another Acer laptop deal for college students: Amazon is offering the Acer Chromebook 11 for just $205 (with the option to add expert setup for $129). This laptop runs on Chrome OS and features built-in virus protection that updates automatically. Other features include 4GB of memory and 10 hours of battery life.

Samsung Laptop Deals for College Students

Samsung - Notebook 9 Pro - 15” Touch-Screen Laptop; Courtesy of Best Buy

11. Samsung – Notebook 9 Pro – 15” Touch-Screen Laptop

The Samsung – Notebook 9 Pro – 15” Touch-Screen Laptop is the ultimate laptop for college students, mainly because it can easily covert to a tablet (and includes a stylus)! Other features we love are the 16GB of memory, high-quality speakers, and AMD Radeon 540, which quickly renders images for videos and games.

Samsung - Plus 2-in-1 12.2" Touch-Screen Chromebook - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 32GB eMMC Flash Memory - Stealth Silver; Courtesy of Best Buy

12. Samsung – Plus 2-in-1 12.2″ Touch-Screen Chromebook – Intel Celeron – 4GB Memory – 32GB eMMC Flash Memory – Stealth Silver

If you’re looking for something more basic than our first Samsung suggestion, take a look at the Samsung – Plus 2-in-1 12.2″ Touch-Screen Chromebook. Priced at $399 (down from $449), this Samsung laptop provides a 4GB memory system, Google Chrome operating system, built-in virus protection and a 360-degree fold-and-flip feature. Our favorite part? It weighs 2.93 pounds and measures 0.6 inches thin.

Asus Laptop Deals for College Students

ASUS - 14" Touch-Screen Laptop; Courtesy of Best Buy

13. ASUS – 14″ Touch-Screen Laptop

Currently on sale at Best Buy for $599, this ASUS laptop has a 14-inch, multi-touch screen, 8GB memory system, and AMD Radeon Vega 8 for quality images and videos. It also has a backlit keyboard, especially useful for those all-nighters before an assignment is due!

ASUS - ROG Strix 17 17.3" Gaming Laptop; Courtesy of Best Buy

14. ASUS – ROG Strix 17 17.3″ Gaming Laptop

Looking for a laptop with a big screen? Save $100 on this heavy-duty laptop by Asus. It has a 17.3-inch full HD display, 16 GB system memory (perfect for multitasking), a backlit keyboard and so much more.

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