Staples Black Friday 2012 ad leaks: Laptop, desktop, tablet PC deals

Sales include a Lenovo 7-inch Android tablet for $149.99, a 20-inch HP all-in-one desktop for $369.99, and a Lenovo Windows 8 convertible Ultrabook for $699.99.



Over the last few days, we've already looked at Office Depot's Black Friday deals and examined OfficeMax's sales , so it's only fitting that we take a look at the Black Friday offerings from their office superstore rival, Staples.

Thanks to the Kindle Fire and Nexus 7, 7-inch Android tablets from companies not named Amazon or Google are starting to receive price cuts. Like some other retailers, Staples is selling the Samsung Galaxy 2 7.0 for $179.99, and it's also offering the Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 with 8GB of storage for $149.99. Using another tactic most stores are exploiting, Staples is giving out $20 gift cards if you purchase a Kindle Fire or Fire HD at its locations.

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Staples is the first retailer we've seen that is offering a Black Friday deal on a new Windows 8-based convertible laptop. The Lenovo Twist Ultrabook includes a 12.5-inch display that swivels and folds to be used in tablet mode; it comes with an Intel Core i5-3317U processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 500GB hard for $699.99. Other notebook deals that are good from 5 a.m. to noon on Black Friday include a 14-inch HP Pavilion with an Intel Pentium CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 320GB hard drive for $299.99; a 17.3-inch Pavilion with quad-core AMD A8 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 500GB hard drive for just $399.99;  a 15.6-inch Pavilion with Core i5-3210 CPU, 6GB of RAM, and 640GB hard drive for $499.99; and a Toshiba Satellite with a 15.6-inch display, Core i7-3630 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 640GB hard drive for $579.99

Two HP Pavilion desktops are also "early bird specials":  one model with an AMD A4-3420 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 1TB hard drive for $279.99, the other with an AMD quad-core A8-5600K processor, 8GB of RAM, and terabyte hard drive for $399.99. Other desktop deals that last throughout Friday and Saturday are a 20-inch HP all-in-one desktop with AMD E1 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 500GB hard drive for $369.99 and a Lenovo system with Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 1TB hard drive for $449.99.

A Sony Vaio T13 Ultrabook is another notable laptop deal. For $699.99, it comes with a 13.3-inch touchscreen, Core i3-3217U chip, 4GB of RAM, and 500GB hard drive. If you're looking for a less-portable portable, there's also the massive 17.3-inch HP Envy with Core i5-3210M, 8GB of RAM, and 750GB for $629.99.