$288 Walmart Black Friday Laptop Deal Analyzed

Posted: Nov 2 2010, 1:16pm CDT | by , Updated: Nov 4 2010, 2:30pm CDT, in Shopping | Black Friday 2017


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This weekend Walmart offers a $288 15.6-inch Compaq Laptop in early Black Friday electronics sales event.

Walmart just announced hot electronics deals for their frist early Black Friday sales event starting Saturday 8am in Walmart stores. Like last year Walmart is offering again a laptop under $300. The 15.6-inch Compaq CQ6-109WM is going to be on sale on Nov. 6 for $288.

The HP Compaq is featuring up-to-date design that does not give it away that it is a budget laptop. The HP Compaq CQ6-109WM runs on a Intel Celeron 900 2.2Ghz CPU. Features include 15.6-inch LED display, 2GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Wi-fi 802.11n, Intel 4500M Graphics chip, SuperMulti double-layer DVD burner and 6-cell battery. Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edition comes with the Compaq CQ6-109WM.

Best Buy offers a similar Compaq laptop with the CQ62-215DX based on AMD CPU and Graphics. Best Buy is currently selling that one for $349.99.

Walmart offered this Compaq Laptop already back in July for $298. Now they cut the price by another $10.

The Intel Celeron 900 and the Intel GPU are the biggest issue with the Walmart bargain Laptop. This CPU has already powered the bargain laptops a year ago. The price/performance curve is very flat in the low-end right now. You get some updated components with the Compaq CQ6-109WM like LED LCD display and Wireless-N. $288 is though a tempting price and if you do not need to play 3D games, edit videos and open 5 browser windows while you surf the Compaq CQ6-109WM will do. See also the the product page of this laptop on Walmart.com.

Best Buy will offer a better Laptop deal tomorrow. Read the details about the early Best Buy Black Friday Laptop to sell for $279.99.

Last year Walmart offered on the actual Black Friday a $198 laptop. So this will not be the last Walmart Black Friday laptop deal.

This early Walmart Black Friday deal is only available in-stores this Saturday and Sunday starting at 8am.

See all early Walmart Black Friday deals for this weekend. We have also analyzed the Walmart TV Deals for Nov. 6. There is one red hot deal among them. Read the full report.

Black Friday 2010 Deals are here. The first Black Friday sales are underway with deals on TVs, Laptops, Phones, GPS, Blu-ray players and other gadgets. For the hottest Black Friday deals and complete coverage of the biggest sales event of the year visit our Black Friday 2010 Hub.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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