Looking to upgrade that old laptop or tablet? Holiday sales may be way on the horizon, but there's an even better way to get like-new tech for a steal. Here are 10 of our favorite deals on personal computers and gaming gear – refurbished, renewed or brand new.
This workhorse laptop sports 4 GB of RAM on top of its 16 GB of flash memory. And it's A-rated for a refurbished model, which means near mint status – a perfect machine for gaming or working from home. Right now, the Acer Touchscreen 11' Chromebook 16GB is $249, a full 37% off the MSRP.
Another refurbished model with an A rating, this is ideal for a shared family workstation. The 2.9GHz Intel Core i5 Ivy Bridge Processor can handle all the apps you throw at it, and the 1 TB hard drive has room to spare for a family's worth of photos and video. Take home the Apple 27' iMac Computer with Apple Wired Keyboard & Wired Mouse for $899, down 10% from the list price.
Whether you need to watch a quick movie or make your own, the Dual-Core A8 chip on this device has you covered. Grab the Apple iPad Mini 4 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular Space Gray for $399, half off the original price.
This wireless mouse and keyboard set is compatible with Mac laptops and computers, and it's practically new – in some cases, completely unused. The Apple Wireless Magic Mouse + Keyboard Set is a particular steal at $79.99, more than 60% off the retail price.
From the sweat-resistant mesh to the adjustable armrests, every inch of this chair is designed to improve your game – and it might just improve your posture in the bargain. Grab an Anda Seat Axe Series Gaming Chair for $269.99, a 22% discount off the list price.
The MediaTek 8163 processor on the ZenPad complements its impressive screen-to-body ratio for a great on-the-go media player, and that's just scratching the surface of its uses. Pick up an Asus ZenPad 8" Android Tablet 16GB for $99.99, nearly half off the original cost of $199.
A 180-degree rotating camera is just one of the perks on this quick-booting work machine. It's durable inside and out, with a battery that can go up to 8 hours on a charge. This Lenovo N21 11" Chromebook is now $89.99, down a full 84% from the list price.
128 GB of flash storage means a roomy home for all your media, and the Intel® Core™ i5 mobile processor means you can multitask with ease. This Apple Macbook Air 11.6" Core I5 is available for $639, more than 10% off its MSRP.
It's slim enough to take anywhere, but the 128GB solid-state drive means it's definitely not light duty. And Intel Turbo Boost Technology ensures flexibility when you need some extra processing. Grab your Apple MacBook Air 13" 128GB SSD for $749, a 37% discount from the list price.
With a Dual-core A5 chip and 10 hours worth of battery life, this tablet is a solid unit for light games or FaceTiming friends. Get the Apple iPad 2 9.7" 16GB for $88.95, more than 75% off the retail cost of $399.