It's a Woot Off! Get a Laptop for as Low as $149.99!

Woot.com is a daily deal site owned by Amazon. Usually they offer deals for a set number of hours or until the deal is sold out but occasionally they have  what they call "Woot Offs."  In Woot-Off mode, a new product is launched immediately after the sellout of the previous deal. There is a half-Woot-life of 12 hours maximum on any product within a Woot-Off that does not sell out. The number of Woot-Off items, sequence and quantity will not be announced.

Here is a live deal at the time of posting:

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Instead of focusing on a product, we focused on a price and filled in the blanks later. Due to this, we can't really tell you what you're buying because we don't even know. All we know: in exchange for your well earned money, we'll send you some form of laptop computer that might have some scratches and dents. After that, things get a bit hazy.

At minimum, you should expect to receive the following:

  • Laptop with a 14" Screen
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi
  • 2GB of DDR2 Memory
  • 80GB of Hard Drive Space
  • DVD-ROM Drive capable of reading (but not writing) DVDs
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Operating System
  • Lithium-Ion Battery & Power Adapter

These components will all belong to a Business Class laptop chassis from one of the following brands:

  • Dell
  • HP
  • Lenovo
  • IBM

TL;DR: Give us money, we'll send you a dinged-up laptop worth a bit more than what you paid us.


It may be a bit of a risk but if you're looking for a frills free way to get your school work done, it might be worth taking a chance on. Not the deal for you? Check back in a little bit to see if a new deal has been posted.