Laptop bargains on Black Friday 2021 – notebooks for office, university and school on sale

Black Friday is the perfect time to look out for a new Chromebook or notebook again this year. Be it because technology is slowly giving up or you have to work or study from home because of the pandemic – GIGA gives you an overview of which offers you can take.

Hammer prices for Black Friday: laptop deals for every budget

Yes, until Black Friday (26.11.2021) is it still a little way off. But if you’re looking for a new one Notebook or a Chromebook are, be it for school, university or for the home office, there are already some deals that you can strike. We’ll show you which offers are really worthwhile and that you don’t have to dig too deeply into your pocket for new and good equipment.

HP 11 Chromebook (11.6 inches) for 149 euros

HP Chromebook 11 (11,6 Zoll) – 4 GB Ram, 32 GB eMMC

As I said, you can find something for less than 200 euros. That Chromebook from HP has everything you need despite its low price and is available at Otto for 149 Euro (instead of 299 euros) on offer. With a main memory of 4 RAM and the eMMC hard drive, it is not suitable for gaming, and the display could not serve there either, but everyday uses copes with it without any problems. Because of its small display and its really light weight, the Chromebook would be especially good for students suitable.

In addition to the price, the HP Chromebook impresses with its long battery life of over 15 hours. So more than enough for a full day at work, school or university. And if not, the Chromebook can be recharged in next to no time thanks to the USB port. The downside are the few connections.

Technical data at a glance:

  • Processor: MT8183 (8 cores, 2 GHz)
  • Graphic card: MediaTek
  • Hard disk: 32 GB eMMC
  • Random access memory: 4 GB LPDDR4
  • Display: 11.6 inches HD
  • Operating system: Chrome OS
  • Weight: 1.07 kilograms
  • Connections: Klinke, 1 USB-A, 1 USB-C, Micro-SD-Slot

Asus Chromebook (15.6 inches) for 279 euros

ASUS Chromebook (15,6 Zoll) - 4 GB RAM, 64 GB eMMC

ASUS Chromebook (15,6 Zoll) – 4 GB RAM, 64 GB eMMC

It is the same Chromebook from Asus for 279 Euro (instead of 349 euros) at MediaMarkt worth a look. The equipment is quite similar to the Acer model: The 4-RAM working memory also ensures priority use for everyday applications and is quickly charged thanks to the USB-C port if the battery should after over 10 hours slowly giving up the ghost.

In addition, the Asus Chromebook is thanks to its light weight quickly packed in the bag. However, as already mentioned, working outdoors is rather difficult when there is no internet connection.

Technical data at a glance:

  • Processor: N3350 (2 cores, up to 2.40 GHz)
  • Graphic card: HD Graphics 500
  • Hard disk: 64 GB eMMC
  • Random access memory: 4 GB LPDDR4
  • Display: 15.6 inches full HD
  • Operating system: Chrome OS
  • Weight: 1.43 kilograms
  • Connections: 1 Klinke, 2 USB-A, 2 USB-C, 1 Micro-SD-Slot

HP Chromebook 14b (14 inch) for 399 euros

HP Chromebook 14b (14 Zoll) - 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD

HP Chromebook 14b (14 Zoll) – 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD

Since all good things come in threes, we of course have another Chromebook up our sleeve, the one at Saturn for 399 Euro (instead of 599 euros) is available. Unlike the other Chromebooks, this will HP Chromebook 14b operated by the AMD Ryzen 5 processor, which also allows video editing, for example.

You also benefit from a relatively large RAM and an SSD hard drive, what the slightly higher price justified. With this Chromebook, HP doesn’t skimp on the connections, so it’s size and a Battery life of over 10 hours results in a good overall package.

  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3500C (4 Kerne, 3,7 GHz)
  • Graphic card: AMD Radeon
  • Hard disk: 128 GB SSD
  • Random access memory: 8 GB DDR4
  • Display: 14 inch full HD
  • Operating system: Chrome OS
  • Weight: 1.49 kilograms
  • Connections: 1 Klinke, 2 USB-A, 2 USB-C, 1 HDMI, Micro-SD-Slot

Samsung Galaxy Notebook (15.6 inches) for 449 euros

Samsung Galaxy Book Notebook (15,6 Zoll) - 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD

Samsung Galaxy Book Notebook (15,6 Zoll) – 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD

With the Samsung Galaxy Notebookthat at Otto for 449 Euro (instead of 679 euros), we are definitely at one slightly higher price category arrived. The operating system can be found here Windows 10 Home, with Otto also having a free upgrade to Windows 11 in addition there. Above all, the built-in SSD is noticeable here, which with its 256 GB ensures that programs can be executed faster and together with the Fingerabdrucksensor the notebook booted up quickly.

With the i3 processor you get a processor that is similar to that of the Chromebooks rather for office work suitable is. Stand by the Samsung Galaxy Notebook very many connections available, finally an HDMI interface. In addition, it is relatively light for a 1.6 kilogram notebook and even the battery should run for almost 11 hours according to the manufacturer. A full working day should pack the Samsung Galaxy Notebook.

Technical data at a glance:

  • Processor: i3 1115G4 (4 cores, 3.6 GHz)
  • Graphic card: UHD Graphics
  • Hard disk: 256 GB SSD
  • Random access memory: 8 GB LPDDR4
  • Display: 15.6 inch full HD
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home
  • Weight: 1.61 kilograms
  • Connections: 1 Klinke, 2 USB-A, 2 USB-C, 1 HDMI, Micro-SD-Slot

Lenovo Ideapad 3i for 499 euros

LENOVO IdeaPad 3i (15,6 Zoll) - 8 GB RAM, 512 SSD

LENOVO IdeaPad 3i (15,6 Zoll) – 8 GB RAM, 512 SSD

That Lenovo Ideapad 3i is currently at Media Markt for 499 Euro (instead of 599 euros) is also operated by Windows 10 Home. The IdeaPad not only impresses with the 512 GB hard drive, but also with its mhe i5 processor is what you get a good all-rounder, which should allow image and video editing and one or the other game (with appropriately adjusted settings).

In contrast to the Chromebooks, we unfortunately have to with the IdeaPad do without a USB-C port, an HDMI connection is available for this. In addition, the notebook is with its just under two kilograms not necessarily the lightweight that Media Markt describes it as. Likewise is the Battery life of seven hours significantly behind the performance of the Chromebooks above. The notebook will not survive a full working day without a charging cable. Still, it’s a plus that the Ideapad is a mechanical camera cover that protects privacy.

Technical data at a glance:

  • Processor: i5-1035G1 (4 cores, 3.6 GHz)
  • Graphic card: Intel UHD Graphics
  • Hard disk: 512 GB SSD
  • Random access memory: 8 GB DDR4
  • Display: 15.6 inch full HD
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home
  • Weight: 1.85 kilograms
  • Connections: 1 Klinke, 2 USB-A 3.2, 1 USB-A 2.0, 1 HDMI

Asus Zenbook (14 inch) for 699 euros

ASUS Zenbook (14 Zoll) - 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD

ASUS Zenbook (14 Zoll) – 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD

With the Asus Zenbook On Black Friday, a somewhat more expensive netbook with a Windows 10 operating system was put into the race, which Amazon offers for 699 Euro (instead of 999 euros) is offered. With the Intel Core i5 is a good mid-range processor built-in. In addition, Amazon offers a free upgrade to Windows 11 an.

In addition to its low weight, the Zenbook impresses above all with one Battery life up to 22 hours. In addition, there is nothing to complain about with the display, since it has a high brightness that makes it possible to work on the go. Only the connections have been saved, so that you can get by with just one USB-A connection and have to do without a jack connection entirely.

Technical data at a glance:

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-1035G1 (5 Kerne, 2,2 GHz)
  • Graphic card: Intel® UHD Graphics
  • Hard disk: 512 GB SSD
  • Random access memory: 16 GB LPDDR4X
  • Display: 14 inch full HD
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home
  • Weight: 1.13 kilograms
  • Connections: 2 USB-C, 1 USB-A, 1 HDMI, Micro-SD-Slot

Difference Between Chromebooks and Notebooks

Last but not least, we want to clarify briefly what the difference between a Chromebook and one Notebook is: As the name suggests, Chromebooks are made of the Chrome OS operating system made to work. This allows you to work directly with the browser and the cloud, so that little memory is sufficient. In the end, that explains that too low price.

Chromebooks are especially worthwhile for those who simple applications want to do things like creating documents, writing e-mails and so on. Especially when you have one with the Google services Android-Smartphones familiar, you quickly get used to working with a Chromebook. However, one should have a Chromebook in mind before buying one an internet connection is instructed. Otherwise, unfortunately, it turns out to be rather difficult to work with. You can find out more about Chromebooks in this article from GIGA.

Chromebooks are gradually gaining popularity in Germany (Image: Getty Images / Vantage – Drone Services).
All information about Black Friday 2021 at a glance:

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