Dell AMD Touch Laptop falls under $400: the week's best laptop deals

Don't blow your budget on a laptop purchase. Here are five laptops priced under $1,000.

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A Dell laptop and desktop are seen at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Buying a new laptop doesn't have to mean dipping into your savings. This week's roundup of the best laptop deals features an array of competitively priced machines — all under $1,000! Read on to save hundreds.

Dell Skylake Core i5 2.3GHz 15.6" Laptop
Store: Dell Home
Price: $685.99 via code "50OFF699"
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $113

Made for multi-tasking, this lightweight laptop is only 1" thin and brings a "new level of fun, games, and videos" to your computing. Plus, it's at the best price we've seen for this configuration, and a current best by $113 via Dell Home's Member Purchase Program. Expect standards like USB 3.0, HDMI, media card reader, and a 720p webcam. Other features include an Intel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3GHz Skylake quad-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) LED-backlit LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive with 8GB SSD, Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 4GB video card, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 6-cell battery, McAfee LiveSafe 12-month subscription, and Windows 10 Home 64-bit.

Please note that Dell's MPP is available to select groups, including students, government employees, military (active and retired), credit union members, and health care workers.

MacBook Air Broadwell Core i5 1.6GHz 13.3" Laptop
Store: Yapper Wireless via eBay
Price: $969.99
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $132

For those in the market for a MacBook, this price on the current-generation MacBook Air is a great deal. It's not only a current low by $132, but the best price we've seen for this machine. It features an Intel Broadwell Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 13.3" 1440x900 LCD, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, Thunderbolt 2, backlit keyboard, and Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan).

Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series 5758 2.1GHz 17.3" Laptop
Store: Dell Small Business
Price: $359 via code "LT$359"
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $36
Expires: June 21

With a DVD drive and a 17" display, the Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series 5758 laptop is a minimally priced mobile media center. Plus, it's at the best deal we've seen for this machine. It features an Intel Core i3-5015U 2.1GHz Broadwell dual-core processor, 17.3" 1600x900 LCD display, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI, USB 3.0, 4-cell battery, and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit with a Windows 10 Pro license.

Acer Celeron 1.4GHz 11.6" Chromebook
Store: Walmart
Price: $159
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $23

With an Intel processor based on the Haswell micro-architecture, the Acer C720-2103 Chromebook is an ultra-portable and ultra-affordable option. It's at the best price we've seen and one of the lowest-priced laptops you'll find with these specs. It features an Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 11.6" LED-backlit 1366x768 LCD, 2GB RAM, 16GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, HDMI, 3-cell battery, and Google Chrome OS.

Dell AMD A10 1.8GHz 15.6" Touch Laptop
Store: Microsoft Store
Price: $397 (or less)
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $23

With a 15" TrueLife display and Waves MaxxAudio Pro sound, the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Signature Edition laptop is big on features, but not on price — it's a current low by $23. It features an AMD A10-8700P 1.8GHz quad-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 touchscreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, DVD burner, webcam, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, HDMI, 4-cell battery, and Windows 10 Home 64-bit.

Even better, qualifying students, faculty, or staff can get this laptop for $374 with free shipping. Click here to find your school, then add the system to your cart via this page.

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