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

November 21, 2016

Black Friday Deals on Windows 10 Devices Offer Solutions for Friends and Family

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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