Lenovo offers its 5.5-lb. Lenovo IdeaPad Y410p Intel Haswell Core i7 2.4GHz 14" Laptop in Dusk Black, model no. 59399860, for $1,299. Coupon code "USPY4160227" cuts it to $849. With free shipping, that's $450 off list and tied with our mention of a similar laptop from last week as the lowest total price we've seen for a Y410p with 12GB RAM. It features an Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 14" 1600x900 LCD, 12GB RAM, 1TB hard drive with 24GB SSD, DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M 2GB video card, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. Coupon expires February 27.
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