Purchase a near-mint condition HP ProBook for under $250

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When shopping for a laptop, you might encounter articles and YouTube videos reviewing recently released products. However, it’s important to consider how you plan to use the notebook, especially if you’re on a tight budget. You don’t need a new device if you only plan on web surfing, word processing and streaming, so perusing it can save you quite a bit of money.

Some pre-owned items are barely touched and function as well as the day they were originally sold. That’s the case with this 2013 HP ProBook x360, which is on sale for $230 during our Refurbished Event, which runs from September 17th through the 30th.

The ProBook x360 may be close to a decade old, but it offers respectable performance for the price. It’s powered by an Intel Pentium N4200 processor and 8GB of memory, which can handle light workloads such as video and music streaming, word processing and web browsing. Meanwhile, the 11.6-inch display has a 1,366 x 768 resolution, which is adequate given its size.

This model comes with a 128GB SSD, and while you shouldn’t expect it to house your entire game and music library, that should be plenty of capacity for PDFs, word documents and apps. If you need more storage, the provides several I/O options, including one USB-C port and two USB 3.0 headers, allowing you to connect external drives.

This notebook earned a grade-A refurbished rating during testing, indicating it’s in near-mint condition. The cosmetic blemishes are almost imperceptible, and the laptop should function perfectly. Verified buyer Jason K. noted, “You would never know it is refurbished […] Fast. Plenty of storage for my needs. Arrived very quickly and was very well packaged.”

Shopping through the refurbished market can help you find fairly-priced items that work like new without breaking the bank. During our Refurbished Event, you can . No coupon is necessary to claim this price, but this promotion ends on September 30th.

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