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Students can nab an HP Pavilion x360 laptop for less than $500

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If you're heading back to school in the fall, a good laptop can help with everything from papers to research to online class sessions. And thanks to a deal on the 14-inch HP Pavilion x360 at Best Buy right now, you don't have to put as big a dent in your back-to-school budget.

Best Buy is selling the HP Pavilion x360 for $599 (opens in new tab), right now, a $150 discount from the laptop's normal $749 price. But students can save an additional $100 on this 14-inch notebook by creating a My Best Buy account (opens in new tab) with an .edu email address and signing up for Best Buy's student deals newsletter. Priced at $499 for students, it's one of the best cheap laptop deals you'll find for back to school.

HP Pavilion x360: was $749 now $599 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Students can save another $100 on this 14-inch 2-in-1 laptop by signing up to Best Buy's student deals (opens in new tab) newsletter with an .edu email address. They'll get a top performer powered by a 10th Gen Core i5 processor.

That means for less than $500, you can get a 2-in-1 laptop with a touch screen that's powered by an Intel 10th Gen Core i5 processor. When our sister publication Laptop Mag published an HP Pavilion x360 review, they found the Core i5-powered machine delivered excellent performance and offered a comfortable keyboard. Be aware that battery life is below average, though.

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Philip Michaels is a Managing Editor at Tom's Guide. He's been covering personal technology since 1999 and was in the building when Steve Jobs showed off the iPhone for the first time. He's been evaluating smartphones since that first iPhone debuted in 2007, and he's been following phone carriers and smartphone plans since 2015. He has strong opinions about Apple, the Oakland Athletics, old movies and proper butchery techniques. Follow him at @PhilipMichaels.