15 best laptops to buy during Black Friday, according to reviewers

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From college students to holiday shoppers, people across the country are hoping to score a deal on laptops during Cyber Week 2021

Whether you're an engineering student or unwind with an all-night Netflix binge, searching for a Mac or PC, or looking for a laptop that can double as a tablet, for many shoppers, finding the right computer comes down to one thing: the price.

With Christmas shopping looming, nobody wants to pay more than they have to for a laptop. With this in mind, we searched the internet to find the 15 best laptop deals during Black Friday 2021, starting at just $230. 

From Walmart to Best Buy Canada, Chromebooks to Macbooks, PCs and everything in between, these are the 15 best Black Friday laptops deals in 2021, according to ratings and reviewers.

Best laptops to buy during Black Friday 2021

The best laptops under $500

HP Stream Laptop

light pink HP Stream Laptop with blue graphic on screen
HP Stream Laptop (Photo via Walmart)

With a compelling average rating of 4.5 stars, Walmart Canada shoppers rave that this 14-inch HP laptop is "one of the greatest laptops" they have ever used and say it's a "good quality" budget pick.

$379 $499 at Walmart Canada

Acer Spin Touchscreen 2-in-1 Chromebook

Acer Spin 11.6
Acer Spin 11.6" Touchscreen 2-in-1 Chromebook (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

Earning an average rating of 4.5 stars, you can take home this budget-friendly Acer Spin Chromebook for $150 off until Dec 2. "Love this thing!" writes one Best Buy Canada shopper. "The touch screen [has an] amazing response and the flip is perfect."

$300 $450 at Best Buy Canada

HP 14" Laptop

HP 14
HP 14" Laptop (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

With an average rating of 4.7 stars, Best Buy Canada shoppers describe this 14-inch HP laptop as having the "best value" for its low price. "It's probably one of the best for its value [compared to] other Windows laptops."

$450 $580 at Best Buy Canada

Acer Aspire 3 Laptop

Acer Aspire 3 Laptop with blue white green graphic on screen
Acer Aspire 3 Laptop (Photo via Walmart)

This 15.6-inch Acer laptop has earned an average rating of 4.4 stars from Walmart shoppers, with users saying the budget-friendly laptop is a "strong buy" and "works perfectly for [school]."

$450 $500 at Walmart Canada

ASUS Chromebook CX1400

ASUS Chromebook CX1400 with green graphic on screen
ASUS Chromebook CX1400 (Photo via Walmart)

With a near-perfect average rating, Walmart shoppers describe this 14-inch ASUS Chromebook as "awesome" and say it "works great," especially considering its low price. 

$230 $350 at Walmart Canada

Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop

lenovo ideapad laptop photographed at an angle with purple swirl background
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 boasts an Intel Core i3 dual-core processor and 8GB of RAM. With more than 700 reviews backing it, Best Buy Canada shoppers say the touchscreen laptop is "fast, lightweight and [has] excellent graphics."

$500 $700 at Best Buy Canada

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The best laptops under $750

ASUS 15.6” Full IPS VivoBook

ASUS 15.6” Full IPS VivoBook with bubble graphics on screen
ASUS 15.6” Full IPS VivoBook (Photo via Walmart)

Save $100 for a limited time on this powerful ASUS VivoBook. The computer has an average rating of 3.9 out of five stars, with Walmart shoppers calling it the "lightest laptop" they have ever owned. 

$700 $800 at Walmart Canada

Lenovo 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop

Lenovo 15.6
Lenovo 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

With an average rating of 4.6 out of five stars, Best Buy Canada shoppers say this 15.6-inch computer is "better than [your average] budget laptop. [...] It's light, fast, has a few extra features most cheap laptops don't."

$750 $850 at Best Buy Canada

Microsoft Surface Go 12.4" Touchscreen Laptop

Microsoft Surface Go 12.4
Microsoft Surface Go 12.4" Touchscreen Laptop (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

Work from anywhere with ease with this best-selling Microsoft Surface Go laptop. Engineered with a powerful 10th-generation Intel processor, the touchscreen laptop has an average rating of 4.5 stars from over 750 reviews.

$700 $760 at Best Buy Canada

Apple MacBook Pro Certified Grade-A Refurbished

Apple MacBook Pro Certified Grade-A Refurbished with pink sky background
Apple MacBook Pro Certified Grade-A Refurbished (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

Between now and Nov. 30, Best Buy Canada shoppers can save $491 on this top-rated Apple MacBook Pro 13.3-inch laptop. With an average rating of five stars, users call it the "best laptop I have ever bought."

$700 $1,191 at Best Buy Canada

The best laptops under $1,500

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4" Touchscreen Laptop

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4" Touchscreen Laptop (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

Multitask with ease with the top-rated Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 12.4-inch Touchscreen Laptop. Lightweight and lightning-fast, Best Buy Canada shoppers have given the computer an average review of 4.6 stars and describe it as a "great laptop for college/university," and say they have "no complaints!"

$760 $900 at Best Buy Canada

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15.6" Laptop

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15.6
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 15.6" Laptop (Photo via Walmart)

Right now, Walmart Canada shoppers can save a staggering $400 on this top-rated Samsung Galaxy Book Pro Laptop. It's the "best super fast and thin, do-it-all laptop I ever owned," writes one reviewer. 

$1,330 $1,730 at Walmart Canada

Lenovo Yoga 6 Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop 

Lenovo Yoga 6 Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop with four women video calling on screen
Lenovo Yoga 6 Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

The 13.3-inch Lenovo Touchscreen Laptop has earned near-perfect reviews from Best Buy Canada shoppers, with an average rating of 4.7 stars out of more than 70 reviews. Reviewers say the ultra-innovative laptop is "perfect for students and work" and call it a "great investment."

$900 $1,100 at Best Buy Canada

Dell XPS 13.4" Laptop

Dell XPS 13.4
Dell XPS 13.4" Laptop (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

This top-rated 13.4-inch laptop is engineered with a 2.4GHZ Intel Core processor and 8GB of RAM. Beloved by Best Buy shoppers, users say the Dell laptop is "extremely fast" and "much better than expected."

$1,300 $1,700 at Best Buy Canada

Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Gaming Laptop

Acer Nitro 5 15.6
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Gaming Laptop (Photo via Best Buy Canada)

Stay on-the-ball and entertained from anywhere with this Acer Nitro 15.6-inch gaming laptop. Featuring an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card and 8GB of RAM, shoppers call it an "incredible laptop for anything!"

$900 $1,000 at Best Buy Canada

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