SAVE $115: As of July 28, the Acer Aspire 5, one of our top picks for a student laptop, is on sale for just $274.99 at Amazon. That’s 29% in savings and its lowest price to date.
Looking for a budget-friendly back-to-school laptop? Step away from the MacBook and consider a less showy option like the Acer Aspire 5. It’s durable, portable, and reliable — and most of all, it won’t break the bank.
The Acer Aspire 5 is already pretty affordable at just $389.99, but you can pick up the Core i3, 4GB RAM, and 128GB storage configuration for only $274.99 at Amazon.
The Aspire 5 (in a different configuration) is one of our top picks for a student laptop, particularly for its versatile port options (USB-C, USB 3.2, HDMI), great connectivity (WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5), and crisp 15.6-inch FHD display. Thanks to narrow bezels and a massive screen-to-body ratio, you’ll have more space to work. The display is even equipped with Acer’s BlueLightShield, which protects your eyes during late-night study sessions.
You’ll feel confident carrying this baby around. Just don’t forget to pack your charger, as its battery life isn’t the best at just 8.5 hours.
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Acer Aspire 5 (Core i3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD)
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