5 early Memorial Day laptop deals under $1,000

Ice blue Dell Inspiron 14 Plus against blue background
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Good news if you're looking for a sub-$1,000 laptop for your use case. Memorial Day sales are starting now and it's not too early to save on a laptop. That said, I found the best laptop deals under $1,000 to help you save on your next daily driver. 

One deal I'm excited to share is the Dell Inspiron 14 Intel Core Ultra 7 Laptop for $899 at Dell. It normally costs $899, so you'll save $100 on this Editor's Choice Award-winning machine. This is the lowest price I've seen so far for this 2024 model Inspiron 14. If you can't afford to wait, it's one of the best Memorial Day laptop deals you can get now. 

At $100 off, the Dell Inspiron is one of the best portable computers to buy on a budget. 

Scroll down to see my 5 recommended laptop deals under $1000.

5 laptop deals under $1,000

Dell Inspiron 14: $999 $899 @ Dell
Lowest price!

Dell Inspiron 14: $999 $899 @ Dell
Lowest price!
Save $200 on the 2024 Dell Inspiron 14 5440 powered by Intel's latest Ultra Core 7 processor. We tested its sibling, the Dell Inspiron 14 Plus 7440 and gave it 4 out of 5 stars and our Editor's Choice Award. Though we wish it had a better webcam, the Dell Inspiron 14 Plus is a portable powerhouse with impressive battery life.

Features: 14-inch 2.2K (2240 x 1400) 300-nit anti-glare display, Intel Core Ultra 7 150U 10-core CPU, 16GB RAM, Intel Graphics, 1TB SSD, widescreen 1080p camera with dual mics, dual-speakers tuned by Dolby Atmos and Waves MaxxAudio Pro, Windows 11 Pro

Acer Swift Go 14: $899 $599 @ Amazon
Lowest price!

Acer Swift Go 14: $899 $599 @ Amazon
Lowest price!
Save $200 on the Acer Swift Go 14 in this limited-time deal on Amazon. It's a wise choice if you're looking for an affordable and stylish laptop for daily tasks and light gaming. In our Acer Swift Go 14 review, we called it an absolute powerhouse and gave it 4 out of 5 stars and our Editor's Choice award. 

Features: 14-inch 1920 x 1200-pixel touch screen, Intel Core i7-1355U 10-core CPU, 16GB RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics, 512GB SSD storage, QHD webcam, Windows 11 Home

13.6" Apple MacBook Air M3: $1,099 $949 @ Amazon

13.6" Apple MacBook Air M3: $1,099 $949 @ Amazon
Save $150 on the MacBook Air M3 via Amazon's on-page coupon. In our MacBook Air M3 review, we gave it a high rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. It's the Editor's Choice best overall laptop for outstanding battery life and powerful performance. If you're looking for a portable and reliable daily driver you can't go wrong with the MacBook Air M3.

Features: 13.6-inch (2560 x 1664) 500-nit Liquid Retina display, M3 8-core processor, 8-Core GPU, 16-core neural engine, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 1080p FaceTime HD camera, three-mic array with directional beamforming, Backlit Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, quad-speakers with Spatial Audio support, macOS 

Price check: Best Buy $1,099 | B&H $1,099 

Dell G15 RTX 4060: $1,149 $899 @ Best Buy

Dell G15 RTX 4060: $1,149 $899 @ Best Buy
Save $255 on the Dell G15 with RTX 4060 at Best Buy. If you're looking for a gaming laptop on a budget, the Dell G15 doesn't skimp on performance for price. We didn't it, however, Dell G15 review ratings average 4.4 out of 5 stars at Best Buy. Satisfied customers praise the laptop's RTX 4060 graphics and quiet fan speeds. 

Features: 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 120Hz display, Intel Core i7-13650HX 14-core CPU, 16GB RAM, Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 GPU with 8GB VRAM. 1TBGB SSD, Windows 11 Home

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 RTX 4060: $1,479 $999 @ Best Buy
Save $480 on the Lenovo Legion Slim 5

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 RTX 4060: $1,479 $999 @ Best Buy
Save $480 on the Lenovo Legion Slim 5 OLED gaming laptop if you're looking for a cheaper Legion Pro 5i alternative. Given the specs, this in an exceptional value for the price. The pricier Lenovo Legion Slim 5i Pro, earned a solid 4.5 out of 5-star rating and our coveted Editor's Choice Award. We found its sleek, stylish chassis, gorgeous display and performance impressive. We expect the laptop in this deal to be on par. 

Features: 14.5-inch (2880 x 1800) 400-nit 120Hz display, AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS 8-core CPU, 16GB RAM, RTX 4060 GPU with 8GB VRAM, 1TB SSD, 1080p webcam, Windows 11 Home

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.