For those who’ve been trying to purchase a scholar laptop computer this Black Friday or Cyber Monday we have discovered a fantastic provide for you — the ASUS Zenbook 14X is ideal for many scholar wants, and packs one of many sharpest shows we have seen on this worth vary.
Usually for a smaller form-factor laptop computer (lower than 15-inches), you would be taking a look at spherical $700-800 for one thing with first rate specs, however this one is lower than $500. BestBuy is providing the highly-rated ASUS Zenbook 14X for $499.99, a discount of $300 from the MSRP, and one which places it squarely within the price range of a scholar. It comes with an Intel i5 processor, and a 512GB SSD for storage; so it is fast sufficient, and has sufficient storage, for many scholar duties.
The deal is beneath, however in case you want extra choices, take a look at our information to the very best laptops for college kids proper now.
This moveable laptop computer has a 14.5-inch show with thinner bezels, making certain the general measurement is compact, and straightforward to suit right into a backpack or laptop computer sleeve. Usually you pay slightly extra for thinner, lighter laptops, so discovering one for beneath $500 is uncommon.
It is obtained an i5 processor which, whereas not market-leading, is ideal for multitasking between work initiatives. You may naturally wish to have a look at our coding laptop computer suggestions checklist in case you’re trying to do something extra demanding, and the 8GB RAM is slightly on the sunshine aspect for artistic initiatives, too. We advocate 16GB+ for issues like video and picture modifying.
With Home windows 11 put in proper out of the field, the largest plus right here is the OLED show. With a 2.8K decision that is vivid and sharp in equal measure, you can use it in direct daylight, so you’ll be able to examine exterior if the climate is ok. You possibly can even lay the laptop computer solely flat to let you actually use the contact show on a flat floor.
We’re additionally happy to report there’s 512GB of SSD storage right here — we have seen a couple of offers lately the place the storage has began at 256GB, which simply is not going to be sufficient within the medium-to-long time period for a lot of customers.
Finest Purchase’s personal evaluate metric has the ASUS Zenbook 14X at 4.7 stars out of 5, suggesting homeowners have been very pleased with the laptop computer certainly. Whereas we have not examined this particular mannequin, we will see the specs and the design stack up properly.