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Black Friday sales are chock-full of discounted electronics, with brand-name laptops and computers being no exception. Before you commit to purchasing one, make sure you’re familiar with the details and restrictions.

Best Black Friday laptop and computer deals, 2019

Still waiting for the best 2019 laptop and computer Black Friday deals? So are we. Keep checking back because we’ll post them here as soon as we get the details. In the meantime, take a look at what happened in 2018 for an idea of what you can expect this year.

Best Black Friday laptop and computer deals, 2018

Last year, shoppers could find competitive bargains at various big-box stores, electronics retailers, office supply stores and wholesale clubs. Here are a few of our favorite picks:

  • The Apple MacBook Air 13.3-inch display with 128GB flash storage was on sale for $799.99 ($200 off) at Best Buy.
  • Costco sold the HP Pavilion 23.8-inch 1080p touchscreen all-in-one desktop for $699.99, a discount of $200.
  • The Samsung Chromebook 3 was $99 ($100 off) at Walmart.

Computer retailers such as Dell and HP had enticing deals in the mix, too. No matter where you shop, keep an eye out for limited quantities, sale start times and retailer return policies.

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