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There are plenty of small, low-power Windows laptops that sell for less than $300. But when you start throwing in advanced features like a convertible tablet-style design and touchscreen display, and a full HD screen, the price tends to go up.
And then there’s the Acer TravelMate Spin B1. This laptop has all of those things plus 4GB of RAM, 64GB of eMMC storage, and an Intel Celeron N3450 Apollo Lake processor. Oh, and it runs Windows 10 Pro.
Right now Newegg is selling the laptop for a penny under $300.
Acer shows a list price of $400 for this 3.3 pound, education-oriented notebook. But most stores currently sell it for around $310 to $320. Still, $300 is a pretty good price… assuming you’re more concerned with size and price than performance.
The Apollo Lake processor is going to be a bit slower than an Intel Core i3 chip, and the eMMC storage won’t be as speedy as the SSDs you get in higher-priced notebooks.
Here are some of the day’s best deals.
Notebooks and tablets
- Acer TravelMate Spin 11.6″ convertible w/Celeron N3450/4GB/64GB/1080p for $300 – Newegg
- Microsoft Surface Pro 4 w/Core i5-6300U/8GB/256GB + Type Cover for $999 – Microsoft Store
- Microsoft Surface 3 10.8″ tablet w/Atom x7-Z8700/2GB/64GB for $320 – Woot
- Seagate 1TB USB 3.0 portable hard drive for $50 – Newegg (coupon: EMCRGCB26)
- Samsung 128GB FIT USB 3.0 flash drive for $41 – Newegg (coupon: 061972HR113)
- SanDisk Ultra Fit 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive for $19 – Best Buy
Audio, video, and gaming
- Samsung Gear VR (compatible with Galaxy S6, Note 5 series devices) for $39 – Amazon
- Mpow Bluetooth earbuds for $19 – Amazon (coupon: TVLOPJTM)
- Lord of the Rings Power Pack (4 games) for $18 – Newergg (coupon: EMCRGCB24)
- 10 cent HD movie rentals – Vudu
You can find more bargains in our daily deals section.
It looks very similar to the soon-to-be updated 11.6″ Full HD version of the Spin 1. can’t find this model available in the UK, but the Spin 1 can be had for £230. Any significant differences between the 2 ?
1GB RAM, what a deal for $300
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