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With Thanksgiving festivities in full swing, so is America’s highly anticipated shopping weekend. Black Friday and its Cyber Monday sister are some of the year’s busiest shopping days. This November weekend tends to bring mayhem to shopping centers and stores across the country, and as a result, more and more people are opting out of shopping in-store and, instead, are choosing to catch their deals online on Monday.
With Cyber Monday just around the corner, Architizer’s editors have rounded up a few of the best tech deals for architects and designers. There’s no need to rush to the stores because here are 10 products you can buy right here online!
ASUS ZenBook S Ultra Slim Laptop – $200 off
The Zenbook 2 is a lightweight and compact device that weighs 2.65 lbs and is designed with a magnesium-alloy unibody. The laptop’s 3.3 NanoEdge touchscreen comes with a 3:2 aspect ratio that increases the viewing capacity and reduces the need for scrolling – offering architects a clear and uninterrupted view of their images and renderings.
This laptop comes equipped with a high-capacity battery life of up to 12 hours and a fast-charge technology that makes for a reliable device for on-the-go architects. The ZenBook accompanies architects no matter the nature of the work and comes complete with a full-size HDMI, USB Type-A ports, Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports and 4K UHD external displays. Not to mention, it is quite the luxurious-looking device with its Jade Black finish, Red Copper diamond-cut edges and anodized highlights.
MSI Creator Z16 Professional Laptop – $700 off
The MSI Creator laptop comes with an enhanced visual performance thanks to its 120Hz QHD+ Touch Display that can handle any creative workload. The device has a 16:10 ratio which creates a wider screen view ideal for designers working with computer modeling software. Moreover its P3 wide color gamut ensures an accurate color reproduction for detailed photos and renders.
The powerful device comes with an 11th Gen. Intel Core i9 processor that can handle any demanding creative project. Its 3 fans, 5 heat pipes and 0.1 mm fan blade ensures it is prepared to handle an architect’s multitasking and dynamic workflow. The MSI Creator is powered by NVIDIA, which ensures the best graphic displays. It was designed with portability in mind and comes with a 90 Whr battery so that architects can work on the go.
Lenovo Slim 7i 2022 Laptop – $280 off
Lenovo’s Slim 7i was designed for multitasking and comes with a 12th Generation Intel Core H series processor built to perform. The device’s WQXGA IPS touchscreen displays seamless visuals with a 16:10 screen and rapid 120Hz refresh rate ensuring a crisp visual display perfect for designers. The Lenovo Slim 7i ensures 8K video processing and smooth video editing with its Intel Arc graphics.
Living up to its name, the device weighs under 5 lbs and boasts a crisp gray color. It was designed to stay connected and comes with Bluetooth 5.1, built-in Wi-Fi, Thunderbolt 4 Type-C and an SD card slot which is ideal for designers who require increased memory capacity.
SGIN 15.6 Inch Laptop – $790 off
The SGIN laptop runs on the latest Windows 11 and can efficiently handle multi-application and multimedia work. It is equipped with an Intel Celeron N4020C CPU and has a turbo frequency of up to 2.8 GHz. The device comes with a powerful hard drive of 4GB built-in RAM and 128GB of SSD storage which is perfect for architects working with large files.
Built with a FHD IPS Screen, this laptop displays rich colors and clear visual effects that architects can rely upon when editing and rendering. The device was designed to accompany architects throughout the workday thanks to its 8-hour battery life. The SGIN laptop comes equipped with a Type C-port, HDMI, USB 3.0 port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Not to mention, it’s 75% off!
P2 Triple Portable Monitor – $100 off
The P2 Triple Portable Monitor is perfect for architects looking to extend their screen and maximize their productivity. Designed for portability and personalization, architects can adjust the screens to their preferred angle, brightness and sound preference. The screens can be easily clipped onto the laptop frame and come with a retractable stand. With a refresh rate of 60 Hz, these monitors ensure a smooth visual display that is ideal for architects working on precise modeling softwares. The device is compatible with most operating systems, including Mac, PC, Chrome, Windows and Linux to name a few.
Sceptre 22 Inch FHD LED Monitor – $18 off
Sceptre’s new monitor was designed to assist architects in all their rendering and design-related tasks. The device’s fast response time, 75Hz Refresh Rate and Adaptive Sync technology ensure a smooth visual display that eliminates stuttering and image tearing. The monitor comes with built-in speakers, which produce a crisp audio quality and help save desk space.
This device is especially useful for architects working in collaborative environments thanks to its clear visual display and compact speakers which make screen-sharing simple. The built-in speaker is equally useful for architects presenting architectural realization videos and projects to potential clients and investors.
SANSUI 22 Inch Computer Monitor – $64 off
The SANSUI computer monitor is the perfect addition for architects looking to visualize their projects on a large screen while maximizing comfort. This device was designed to offer rich colors and comes with an 178°/178° viewing angle which makes clear details visible from any position. For designers who spend most of their time in front of a screen, this monitor comes with a Low Blue Light, Anti-glare and Flicker Free technology that helps reduce eye strain.
Designed for both home and office use, this monitor offers flexible connectivity through HDMI and VGA ports. Lastly, the SANSUI monitor can tilt 15° back and 5° forward, which allows for bespoke viewing experiences and is ideal for collaborative work settings.
Cameras & Accessories
Panasonic LUMIX G7 4K Mirrorless Camera – $300 off
For the architectural photographer on the hunt for a new toy, the Panasonic LUMIX G7 produces a great image quality without the bulk of typical single-lens reflex cameras. The LUMIX G7 comes with a precise autofocus capability that is ideal for photographers looking to capture the fleeting moments around a structure. This ultra-compact device is interchangeable with other lens and accessory options, making it an adaptable tool suitable for any environment and weather condition. Not to mention, the unique 4K Ultra HD Video pause produces printable high-resolution pictures directly from a video.
Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD/4K Docking Station – $34 off
This compact docking station comes with a USB In, Power In, DisplayPort, HDMI port, Ethernet port, USB 2.0 port, SuperSpeed USB 2.0 and Audio Line Out. The device is compatible with Dell notebooks, tablets and weighs under 1 lbs — making it the perfect high-performing, on-the-go docking station.
Crucial X8 2TB Portable SSD External Solid State Drive – $40 off
Crucial’s X8 portable external state drive is a durable device architects can rely on. Designed to withstand extreme temperatures, shock vibration and 7-foot drop, designers can feel confident storing their prized projects and images on this drive thanks to its anodized aluminum core. The device has a promising performance speed of up to 1050 MB/s and is compatible with Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Chromebook.
Last Year’s Deals
MSI Creator Z16 Professional Laptop
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 FE
UPERFECT 4K Portable Monitor
Trio Max Portable Monitor for Laptop
FICIHP Plus Dual Laptop Screen Extender
SanDisk 4TB Extreme PRO Portable SSD
VectoTech Rapid 4TB External SSD USB-C Portable SSD
For more ways to supercharge your workflow, check out more articles in our Tech for Architects series, which includes our recommendations of Top Laptops for Architects and Designers.