Electronics Top List of Most Desired Holiday Gifts as Buying Season Ramps Up

Black Friday Deals on Windows 10 Devices Offer Solutions for Friends and Family
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Gary Fowle, Vice President, US OEM Division, Microsoft

(Redmond, WA, Monday, November 21, 2016) - A recent survey showed that electronics topped the list alongside gift cards and cash as the most desired holiday gifts this year, with more than 40% of those surveyed asking for new devices. The same survey also showed that over 58% of shoppers will buy gifts in the weeks immediately following Thanksgiving.

Microsoft is offering shoppers top deals on new Windows 10 laptops and 2-in-1’s, devices that make the most out of Windows 10. Key features include increased security by allowing you to unlock your computer with a scan of your eye through Windows Hello, a built in personal assistant in Cortana, and touch capability allowing users to ink handwritten notes directly on the device.

Whether buying for a student, gamer, power user or business owner, Microsoft’s Black Friday offers have a device for everyone on your list. Buy online at microsoftstore.com or at Microsoft Stores and select retailers across the country. Key offers include:

  • Everyday users can find Windows 10 PCs below $500 at Microsoft Stores and microsoftstore.com. Offers include the Dell Inspiron PCs starting at $399 and the HP Notebook 15 for just $299. Office Depot also has HP laptops NT Ci3 for $269 and NT Ci5 for $329.
  • Small business owners should head to Best Buy who is offering $150 off the Lenovo Yoga 910 from Nov. 25-28 or a $200 instant rebate on the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S until Nov. 19. Best Buy is also offering the HP X360 for $229 or Lenovo Ideapad for $400.
  • Students who want an affordable laptop that they can run to class and get work done at home too can find the ASUS Transformer Mini T102 for $299 at Amazon or the $99 Inspiron 11 3000 from Dell.
  • If you’re looking for a touchscreen laptop with all the bells and whistles, Costco members can save $300 on a Dell XPS 13 from Nov. 25-28 or $100 off the Acer Spin 5 Nov. 24-28.

For a full list of deals and where to buy, visit your local Microsoft store or microsoft.com 

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