If you're looking for a cheap laptop or a mammoth saving on a premium portable computer, you've come to the right place. We've scoured the web for savings – from the usual suspects to the niche deal sites – and rounded up all the genuine and worthwhile specials in one neat place. We've covered everything from budget browsing machines to high-performance powerhouses, so you'll no doubt find something to match your needs.
Up the top, we've highlighted a selection of the latest deals that we've sniffed out, so you can reap the rewards of having your finger on the pulse. Below that we've covered some of the more popular laptops that often come up on special, and then included a quick list of the best prices on TechRadar's pick of the latest best laptops.
Best laptop deals this week
Asus ZenBook UX510 laptop ($1,278; usually $1,533): There’s plenty of power under the hood of this Asus ZenBook, with an Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD. Plus there’s a 2GB Nvidia GTX950 graphics card and a Full HD display for all your gaming needs. This 15.6-inch laptop is currently on sale at Harvey Norman, with 20% off the regular RRP. So grab the Asus ZenBook UX510 for just $1,278.
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series laptop ($1,124; usually $1,499): There’s plenty of power under the hood of this laptop from Dell’s Inspiron range, coming with a 7th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and 8GB of RAM. Plus there’s a whopping 2TB of storage and a 4GB AMD Radeon R7 M445 graphics card. The 15.6-inch display features Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution. What makes this laptop even better is the 25% off on the RRP currently being offered by Dell. Head over to the manufacturer’s website and get the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series laptop for $1,124, saving $375 on the purchase.
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series 2-in-1 laptop ($1,399; usually $2,199): If you’re not too enthused with a traditional laptop that only houses an HDD under the hood, there’s a 15-inch 2-in-1 option from Dell as well. Featuring a 7th-generation Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM, a massive 512GB SSD, a Full HD display and an infrared camera for facial recognition, this machine usually comes with a premium price tag of $2,199, but head on over to the manufacturer’s website and snag the Inspiron 15 7000 series 2-in-1 laptop for just $1,399 until October 19, or until stocks last.
We'll keep on updating the list of deals as and when we find them. Below, you'll find up to date prices on five of TechRadar's favourite laptop, so keep an eye out for those savings.
The best deals on our favourite laptops
Over the years we've reviewed plenty of laptops and, as a result, we've seen what to avoid and what to jump on when there's savings to be had. We'll keep track of the prices of some of the best we've seen so that you can snatch up a bargain when they do show up. Check out the prices below and see if anything has dropped enough to tickle your fancy.
Saying that we're very happy with Dell's XPS 13 is a huge understatement. The slim profile, revolutionary design and small frame bely its powerful performance and gorgeous 13-inch screen. Typically you'd have to weigh up portability and performance, but the XPS 13 has managed to strike a fine balance between the two. With Intel's latest Skylake processors plus lighting, quick storage and memory, the XPS 13's starting price is certainly an impressive one. We're so chuffed with it that it's taken the top slot as the best Ultrabook, the best Windows laptop and the best overall laptop.
Read the full review: Dell XPS 13
There are some seriously expensive gaming laptops out there, once you get involved in the optimisation and the latest GPUs, things start get pricey. But if you're after a capable machine on a budget, try out the Dell Inspiron 15-inch gaming laptop.
Read the full review: Dell Inspiron 15-inch gaming laptop
A seriously sleek all-aluminium chassis, a higher resolution than the discontinued , and an impressive swath of ports, including the latest USB-C interface, the latest UX310UA ZenBook is a serious contender for the MacBook Air and, if you're a Windows person, is much better value.
Although the specs are modest, the forward-thinking design of Lenovo's Yoga Book makes it a decent option for creative types and those that want a little more out of their laptops. Sacrificing a bit of raw power means you'll get an innovative digital touchpad and drawing surface for a much more intuitive and precise approach to graphical art.
Read the full review: Lenovo Yoga Book
We know this is technically not a laptop, but it does come close to being a 2-in-1 (if you get the Type Case) and, most importantly, it has the power to get in the ring with some of its non-tablet competitors. Running the full-blown version of Windows 10 and having the option for a powerful Intel Core processor, this is by far the laptoppiest tablet available, and the price certainly isn't that bad.
Read the full review: Microsoft Surface Pro 4
If you're after some more further info on the best laptops, check out some of our other dedicated articles:
- 8 best laptops you can buy in 2017
- Top 10 best gaming laptops 2017
- Top 10 business laptops 2017
- Top 10 2-in-1 laptops 2017