Windows 7 Christmas Laptop Gift Ideas : Free Santa Photos & Info on How to WIN a Windows 7 PC #WindowsChampions #WinChamp

Holidays are quickly approaching and many of us are looking to find the perfect gift at a budget-friendly price. Shopping for electronics for another person can be overwhelming. To help families make their holiday shopping and wish lists easier, Microsoft wants to share a list of some of the top Windows PCs for your consideration.

No matter what your budget, there’s a Windows PC for everyone – the budget buyer, the techie, the socialite student and you. Whether you are looking for functionality, style (colors) or feature filled, there’s one to fit your lifestyle.

Socialites On The Go

For the busy mom on the go, you can’t go wrong with a few portable, stylish picks that pack a technical punch without breaking the bank. Today’s new Windows 7 PCs come in a huge variety of sizes and colors, meaning that everyone, even a busy gal, can find something that perfectly reflects their style.


1 Fashion/Style! Put a true pro to work for you with a Sony VAIO Y that offers superior portability, performance, and power. Enjoy HD graphics on the 11.6” LED display, ample storage for your favorite multimedia, and the muscle of a new AMD Fusion APU – all in a slim, lightweight package.
Price: $599.99
2 Lightweight/Fashion/Sytle! Enjoy life on the go with the Aspire S3 – Acer’s most mobile and responsive notebook ever. This techno-wonder comes in an ultra-aerodynamic, super-slim design, yet delivers everything you expect from a standard-size notebook.
Price: $899
3 New + lightweight! Featuring a reinforced case, spill-resistant keyboard, and advanced AirFlow cooling, the Toshiba Portege R830 keeps you comfortable and your data safe while on-the-go. And the superb home theater capabilities – HD LED-backlit display and immersive surround sound – let you enjoy yourself along the way.
Price: $799

  
For Dad

With their busy lifestyle, dads need something light but powerful and sleek but durable. Today’s new Windows 7 PCs come in a huge variety of sizes and colors that give you all the functionality and productivity – all while weighing less than 3 lbs.


1 Lightweight/Education! For a truly unique PC, the Lenovo IdeaPad U260 looks like a leather-bounded book but opens up to a great PC. This machine is ultra-light (weighing less than 3 pounds) and has all the power you need to be productive.
Price: $1100
2 Lightweight! The Asus ZENBOOK uses a precision-crafted design measuring only 3mm at the front and 9mm at the rear. The form features razor thin edges and a curved center section, which is both practical and attractive – while accommodating the powerful computing components within, this design also looks totally unique. It embodies beauty and strength in complete balance and harmony.
Price: $999

  
Student-friendly

For parents looking for good gift ideas, A Windows PC is the perfect tool to help kids manage class work, stay in touch with family and friends and simply have fun in a way that is unique as they are, and at a price point that you won’t regret.


1 Education+Long Lasting Battery! Extremely thin and light, the HP Pavillion dm1z keeps you connected on the go and is priced to fit your budget. Ideal for the road warrior, this PC ships with Windows 7 Home Premium and the AMD Neo mobile processor with dual-core options – all the power and productivity you need.
Price: $429.99
2 Fashion/Style! Put a true pro to work for you with a Sony Vaio Y laptop that offers superior portability, performance, and power. Enjoy HD graphics on the 11.6” LED display, ample storage for your favorite multimedia, and the muscle of a new AMD Fusion APU – all in a slim, lightweight package.
Price: $499.99

 

Microsoft has partnered with Southwest Airlines this holiday season to offer free Santa/holiday photos at 21 airports and 3 shopping malls nationwide.

The photos will be available at Southwest Airlines gates on December 13, but in the meantime if you’ll be in the Chicago, Los Angeles or San Francisco area, you can stop by Chicago Northbridge Mall starting November 19th, Los Angeles Century City Mall starting November 23rd, and San Francisco Center Mall starting November 25th for a convenient way to get your family photos taken in the midst of your holiday shopping!

For your chance to win a free Windows PC or the grand prize of a year of travel on Southwest Airlines be sure to visit www.freeholidayphotos.com!

 

Disclosure: I am a Windows Champion blogger and I received loan of  laptop and may receive other awards from Microsoft to post my opinion about Microsoft products.

Comments

  1. Carol Stewart says:

    carol Stewart
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  2. Sarah L says:

    Thanks for the info. Entered the sweep & put it in my daily folder. I could use a new laptop.

  3. Hi Heather, I’ve reviewed other Article selections by you before. I’d love to have that Lenovo IdeaPad U260..Maybe later.?
    Merry Christmas to You and Your Family.

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