In the market for a workhorse laptop for the upcoming school year? Refurbished gear is the way to go. Here are some of our favorite deals on like-new laptop rigs and PCs.
This rig is great for working at home or away, with a 14-hour battery life and 1.6GHz Intel Celeron N3050 processor that can handle any task. The rotating 720p HD camera and water-resistant keyboard are especially nice touches for any user. Get this Lenovo N22 11.6" Chromebook 16GB in black for $99.99, 60% off the retail price.
The Chrome OS makes it easy to navigate on this 2014 model, and the 16 GB eMMC storage is enough for a household worth of data. Pick up the HP Chromebook 11" 16GB Silver for $139.99, down 30% from the original cost.
The built-in virus protection on this one makes it great for casual users, and the multi-format digital media card makes it easy to share and view videos from anywhere. Pick up your HP Chromebook 14 14.4” 16GB Black for $99.99, a full 66% discount from the MSRP.
This Thinkpad is durable outside and all about speed under the hood. The 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors work hard whether you're crunching data or streaming video on the HD display. Get the Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Chromebook 11.6” 16GB Silver for 73% off at $104.99.
Power through any study night with this Chromebook and its 11" anti-glare screen. Inside, it's packing a 1.4 GHz Intel Celeron processor and 16GB of SSD storage. This Acer 11" 16GB C720 Chromebook is now $89.99, down 55% from the retail price.
This isn't really a newsflash, but PC towers are officially a relic. Especially when you have 4 GB of RAM and Windows 10 ready to go on this smartphone-sized device. Multiple ports make it easy to connect to any monitor or output device. Grab the Ockel Sirius B Windows 10 32GB Pocket PC for $249, more than 25% off the list price.
This device is nearly as compact and packed with connectivity thanks to the 3dB WiFi antenna. Once you're on, data is easy to retrieve with flash storage. Comes pre-installed with Windows 10 and 2GB of RAM. This new Fusion C Mini PC is now $160, a 36% break off the original cost.
You can browse right out of the box on this unit, which comes pre-packed with Google Search, Gmail and YouTube, not to mention virus protection. The Chrome OS is easy for families to use and the 16GB of hard drive storage is plenty of space for all. Pick up the Samsung Chromebook 11.6" 16GB for $99.99, a full 83% off the MSRP.
This refurbished unit sports an "A" rating, meaning its like new and full featured. Those features include a 1.6 GHz Intel Celeron Processor, 4GB RAM and a brilliant 11" screen. Take 37% off the Acer Touchscreen 11' Chromebook 16GB, on sale now for $249.
The responsive 10-point multitouch display is a breeze to work with, and the system boots up in as little as 3 seconds. Combine that with a 180-degree rotating camera, and you've got a laptop equally suitable for work or play. This refurbished Lenovo N21 11" Chromebook 2.1GHz, 4GB RAM, 16GB Drive is now $89.99, down 84% from retail.