Black Friday: $198 Laptop; $179 Netbook

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Walmart will break the $200 price barrier on a laptop PC this coming Black Friday with an eMachines model sporting a 15.6-inch screen.

The device will be on sale for a few hours on November 26 at a groundbreaking $198. The machine is based on an Intel Celeron processor running at 2.2 GHz, with a 250GB hard drive and 2GB of memory.

Laptop prices are generally found in the in $399 range, says PC World.

Also on Black Friday, Target will offer a $179.99 Acer netbook, calling it “its lowest price ever.” The 10.1 inch device regularly sells for $239.99. It runs Windows XP on an Intel N50 Atom processor with 1GB of RAM and a 160GB hard drive.

Additional Black Friday specials include the Sony Pocket Edition Reader PRS-300 for $99, down from its usual $139.98 at Walmart.

Specials at Best Buy for Black Friday include the Nook WiFi at $99.99 ($50 off), the Pandigital Novel at $139.99 ($40 off), the Literati eReader at $119 ($30 off) and the Samsung Galaxy Tab on Sprint and Verizon at $549.99 ($50 off).

Source: Black Friday Info, BlackFriday.net , PC World via Yahoo! News

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