Current price: $650
Original price: $800
Coming in at $650 (19% off), the 15.6-inch Acer Aspire 5 is a reasonably portable 3.88lb Windows 11 laptop whose quality belies its modest price. There’s plenty of connectivity, including four USB ports, an RJ-45 Ethernet port and an HDMI connector. With battery life quoted at 10 hours, it’s an excellent affordable mid-range choice.
Key specs: AMD Ryzen 7 5700U processor | 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 LCD screen | 16GB RAM | 1TB storage | Radeon RX Vega 8 (integrated)