This year’s Black Friday is approaching, and everyone is preparing their shopping baskets for the busiest shopping season of the year. In addition to offers on many other gadgets, we can also expect some laptop and Chromebook deals at Walmart, Best Buy, Amazon, and other popular retailers.

We have compiled a concise list of the best laptop and Chromebook deals on Amazon that you can grab early this holiday season. If you can’t afford high-end laptops such as Microsoft’s Surface Book or Apple’s MacBook Pro, here are some more affordable laptops that will get most of the work done. We also included a couple of Chromebooks that will appeal to old and young alike.

Chromebook Deals
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Laptop deals On Amazon

If you are looking for a wallet-friendly laptop for your business needs, the 14-inch Lenovo Thinkpad T430 is worth a look. The 14-inch screen offers enough brightness and vibrant colors, while the 8GB of RAM and 320GB solid-state drive will provide decent performance. If battery life worries you, rest assured that this laptop will have enough juice to run until you finish all your work.

If you are looking for a more spacious screen and premium design, HP’s 15-ay039wm 15.6-inch laptop won’t disappoint you. With a 2.3GHz Intel processor, 8GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive, it excels in performance and is lightweight enough to accompany you on the go. If you don’t see yourself with a Windows-based laptop, take a look at the Chromebook list we compiled below.

Chromebook deals on Amazon

Chromebooks are perfect for children or anyone who doesn’t need the best performance in a laptop. Chromebooks run a Google Chrome-based operating system and don’t need high-end components to run flawlessly. One of the best current Chromebook deals on Amazon is the HP Stream, a blue 14-inch Laptop with 4GB of RAM and a 32GB solid-state drive. This laptop is ideal for everyone who is looking for a Chromebook and a notebook hybrid. The laptop has specifications and appearance of a Chromebook. However, it runs Windows operating system instead of Chrome. In such build, it is ideal for children who would like to try Windows environment. The battery lasts about seven to eight hours, which is more than enough for extended performance.

If this laptop doesn’t meet your demands, the Acer Chromebook 14 runs on an Intel Core i3-6100U CPU and has 4GB of RAM alongside 32GB of flash storage, which is more than enough to store all your favorite pictures, music and documents. The Chromebook utilizes an HD resolution and IPS technology with low reflection. The battery also lasts up to 10 hours, which makes this Chromebook a must-have for this year’s holiday shopping season.

The last of the Chromebook deals on our list (for now) is the Samsung Chromebook Pro, which also comes with a pen, making it a tablet and Chromebook in one. This Chromebook stands out from the others because of its ability to run Android-friendly apps and its QHD touch display. The laptop is equipped with an Intel processor, 4GB of RAM and 16GB of flash storage for reliable performance.

Keep in mind that this list will grow as the holidays approach, and we will of course compile more lists like this one covering Chromebook deals. If you are after a TV upgrade as well, make sure to check out our list of Black Friday TV deals from Amazon and Samsung.

Happy shopping!