Amazon has some stunning laptop deals, thanks to the Back to College sale
Amazon is back with a 4-day sale, called ‘Back to College’, offering some compelling deals on Windows laptops, convertibles and Apple MacBooks
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Popular online shopping store Amazon.in has a fresh round of sales that you can take advantage of. This time, the focus is only on notebook and convertible computing devices. Dubbed as “Back to College Sales”, the four-day sale starts on Thursday and offers some interesting deals not just on budget notebooks but in the mid and high end segment as well. Besides flat discounts, Amazon has an exchange offer with many of them.
Here are some of the top deals on day one of the laptop sales.
LG Gram 14Z960
Rs59,995 (earlier Rs94,990)
LG’s ultra thin Windows 10 notebook, Gram, is selling at a discount of 37%.You can save up to Rs9,600 more on exchange with older laptops. Its key highlight is its slim profile, magnesium alloy-based exterior and light weight. At 980g, it is one of the lightest 14-inch notebooks you can get right now. The 14-inch LED screen has a resolution of 1,920x1,080p. The notebook itself is powered by Intel’s Core i5 (7th gen) processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD.
Apple MacBook Pro 15 MJLQ2HN/A
Rs1,39,990 (earlier Rs1,59,900)
If you are looking for a notebook with top-of-the-line hardware, the 15-inch MacBook Pro is worth considering. There is a 13% discount on it and if you exchange an older laptop you can save up to Rs10,000 more. The notebook comes with a premium metal finish, yet weighs just 2kg. The big highlight is the 15.4-inch Retina display which packs a resolution of 2880x1800p. Then there is Intel’s Core i7 (6th gen) processor with 16GB RAM and 256GB SSD with MacOS X on top.
Acer Switch 10E SW3-016
Rs11,399 (earlier Rs15,990)
If you have your eyes on an affordable convertible notebook, which can double up as a Windows 10 tablet, try the Acer Switch 10E. You can detach the keyboard from it and carry the display separately. Acer has managed to accommodate a trackpad and palm rest despite the small size of the keyboard. It is a light and compact notebook and weighs just 1.2kg. It runs on Intel’s basic Atom x5-Z8300 processor paired with 2GB RAM and offers 32GB eMMC storage. The 10.1-inch screen offers a resolution of 1,280x800p, which is impressive considering the screen size.
Dell Inspiron 11- 3162
Rs13,099 (earlier Rs16,490)
This is a compact notebook of 1.2kg and is available in funky colours such as blue and red. The 11-inch LED screen is big enough for casual use and has a respectable resolution of 1,366x768p. It is based on Intel’s entry-level Celeron N3060 chip with 2GB RAM. For storage, you get 32GB eMMC and the option to add another 32GB via microSD. It runs Windows 10 and offers free access to McAfee anti-virus for 15 months.
Lenovo IdeaPad 310-15ISK 80SM01RTIH
Rs33,349 (earlier Rs36,890)
This variant of Lenovo IdeaPad 310 is ideal for users looking for a big-screen laptop, which can handle most everyday tasks smoothly. There is also an exchange offer of up to Rs10,000 with older laptops. The 15.6-inch display has a resolution of 1,366x768p. The full keyboard and wide palm rest is designed for easy typing experience. The notebook weighs 2.2kg, which isn’t bad at this screen size. It runs Windows 10, is driven by Intel Core i3 (6th gen) processor with 4GB DDR4 RAM and offers 1TB HDD, which is quite impressive at this price point.
Rs38,990 (earlier Rs42,965)
This notebook by HP is ideal for users who find a big-screen notebook unmanageable and the 11-inch ones too small for mainstream use. There is an exchange offer on it too and you can save up to Rs10,000 by using it. It is a compact notebook, has a thickness of 24mm and weighs 1.94kg. Despite the compact size, it has an optical drive and all the basic ports for connectivity. It is also quite powerful and runs on Intel Core i5 (6th gen) processor with 4GB RAM in tow. It offers 1TB HDD and runs Windows 10. The 14-inch LED display has a resolution of 1,366 x 768p.
Lenovo Yoga 500- 80R500C2IN
Rs57,990 (earlier Rs60,590)
Lenovo Yoga 500 is a lightweight notebook with a 360-degree hinge design, so it can be used a tablet and the keyboard as the stand. The 14-inch display which has a resolution of 1,920x1,080p, can be flipped back completely. It weighs just 1.8kg which is impressive for a notebook running on Intel Core i5 (6th gen) processor, 4 GB RAM, Nvidia GeForce 920M (2GB) graphics and offers 1TB HDD. It runs Windows 10. There is also an exchange offer of up to Rs10,000 on older laptops.