Prime Day laptop deals: Early Access Deals — last-minute savings!

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Update: Oct. 13 at 12:45 p.m. ET: October Prime Day is over, visit our best laptop deals hub for today's best discounts. 

Prime Day Early Access is coming to a close soon, so don't miss the early holiday discounts on today's best laptops. Deals are still plentiful during the final hours of the retail juggernaut's new 48-hour Prime Day-like October sale. 

While Prime Day deals running among Amazon's daily discounts, Amazon's Prime Day Early Access Sale laptop deals are especially tempting.

We're seeing Black Friday-worthy discounts on laptops from Apple, Acer, Asus, HP, Samsung and more and curating the best of the best here. Apple's M2 MacBook Air, M2 MacBook Pro previous-gen M1 MacBooks could see further discounts. 

If you're not a Prime member, sign up for Amazon Prime (opens in new tab) to snag today's and upcoming Prime Early Access and Prime Exclusive deals.

The Prime Day Sale is live so now's the time to save. Browse the best mobile tech deals from the event in our Prime Early Access Sale hub. 

Until then, here are the best laptop deals you can get before Black Friday.

Today's best laptop deals

Prime Day laptop deals

Apple M1 MacBook Air: $999 (opens in new tab)

Apple M1 MacBook Air:$999 $799 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $200 the on M1 MacBook Air. In our MacBook Air with M1 review (opens in new tab), we gave it a high rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and the Editor's Choice award. We praised its breathtaking performance and slim, unibody design. We also loved its long battery which endured 14 hours and 41 minutes during testing. Besides Apple's latest 8-core processor, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. This deal ends Oct. 12.

Gateway Ultra Slim Notebook Bundle (15.6-inch):  $445 (opens in new tab)

Gateway Ultra Slim Notebook Bundle (15.6-inch):  $445 $179 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $266 on the Gateway Ultra Slim Notebook at Walmart. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 3.0-GHz 11th Gen Intel Core i3-1115G4 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. You also get THX Spatial Audio to round out the capable feature set, making the Gateway Ultra Slim a solid choice for students of all ages. (It even comes with a carrying case and wireless mouse.)

HP Envy x360 13: $950 (opens in new tab)

HP Envy x360 13: $950 $669 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $280 on the excellent HP Envy x360 13 2-in-1 laptop  (15-ew0013dx). It has a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) touch display, a12th Generation Intel Core i5-1235U CPU, 8GB RAM, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, and 256GB of SSD storage. Dual speakers tuned by Bang & Olufsen ensure an immersive experience whether you're listening to music or streaming movies.

New Dell XPS 13 Plus Laptop: $1,399 (opens in new tab)

New Dell XPS 13 Plus Laptop: $1,399 $1,186 @ Dell (opens in new tab) with code LAPTOPMAG5
Normally, you can get $150 off, but thanks to our code, you can get an additional 62 bucks off! This configuration has a 13.4- inch FHD+ display with 500 nits of brightness for an immersive viewing experience. It's powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core i5-1230U CPU coupled with 8GB of RAM, Iris Xe graphics and 512GB SSD.

Alienware m15 R7 Gaming Laptop (AMD): $2,549 (opens in new tab)

Alienware m15 R7 Gaming Laptop (AMD): $2,549 $2,039 @ Amazon
(opens in new tab)For a limited time, save $510 on the Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition R7 gaming laptop. This Ryzen Edition machine boasts a 15.6-inch (QHD) 240Hz display, AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX CPU, 32GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD. For graphics handling, it has Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory on board. If you are an Intel fan the Core i9-12900H model matches the price almost exactly at $2,049 at Dell (opens in new tab).

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano: $3,579 (opens in new tab)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano: $3,579 $1789 @ Lenovo (opens in new tab)
Save a whopping $1,789! The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano (opens in new tab) is a smaller variant of the ultra-popular ThinkPad Carbon X1.  It packs a bright, 13-inch 2K (2160 x 1350) matte IPS display, a 12th Gen Intel Core i6-1280P vPro processor, 32GB of RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics, and 1TB SSD.

Apple MacBook Air M2: $1,199 (opens in new tab)

Apple MacBook Air M2:$1,199 $1,049 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the M2 Apple MacBook Air at Amazon. It features an M2 8-core processor, 8-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. It packs a 13.6-inch (2560 x 1664) Liquid Retina display, Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID. 

Acer Aspire 5: $529 (opens in new tab)

Acer Aspire 5: $529 $389 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $140 on the slim and lightweight Acer Aspire 5 — its biggest markdown yet. It features a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) IPS display, AMD R5 5500U CPU, 8GB of RAM, Radeon graphics, and 256GB SSD. It's a great value Windows laptop — especially at this price!

HP Victus 15 Gaming Laptop: $979 (opens in new tab)

HP Victus 15 Gaming Laptop: $979 $745 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $234 on the HP Victus 15 Gaming Laptop. This gaming rig is a great choice for entry level gamers, but can also do a mid-level player justice. In our review, we praised its 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display with a 144Hz refresh rate, Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, Nvidia graphics, and a 512GB SSD. It's a great value gaming laptop that you shouldn't pass up. 

Acer Aspire Vero Green PC: $699 (opens in new tab)

Acer Aspire Vero Green PC:$699 $499 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the Acer Aspire Green PC. This eco-friendly laptop is comprised of 30% post recycled plastic and is paint free and upgradeable. Powered by Windows 11 Home, it's suitable for school, work and everything else. This machine packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.5-GHz Intel Core i5-1155G7 4-core CPU, 8GB RAM, Iris Xe Graphics and 256GB SSD. This deal ends Oct. 12.

Microsoft Surface Go: $899 (opens in new tab)

Microsoft Surface Go: $899 $519 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The original Microsoft Surface Go gets a $380 discount in this hot deal. When we reviewed the Go, we appreciated it's bright, colorful, 10-inch display, comfortable keyboard and relatively speedy performance. And if you're worried about security, the convertible features Windows Hello to keep bad actors at bay. 

Asus TUF Gaming F15 GTX 1650: $764 (opens in new tab)

Asus TUF Gaming F15 GTX 1650: $764 $589 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $175 on the Asus TUF Gaming F15. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.5-GHz Intel Core i5-10300H 4-core CPU, 8B of RAM and 512GB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1650 GPU does all the heavy graphics lifting. 

MSI Prestige 14 Evo: $949 (opens in new tab)

MSI Prestige 14 Evo: $949 $729 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $220 off, the MSI Prestige 14 Evo is one of slickest laptops you'll find for content creators. It features a 14-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.4-GHz 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1195G7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and Intel Iris Xe graphics. There's a zippy 512GB SSD inside for fast file transfers and plenty of storage space.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4: $1,199 (opens in new tab)

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4: $1,199 $899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $300 on the Surface Laptop 4 during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale. Microsoft's flagship laptop is an incredible value for the price. The laptop in this deal packs a 13.5-inch, (2256 x 1504) touch display, 2.2-GHz AMD Ryzen 5 4680U 6-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, AMD Radeon Vega 8 graphics and 256GB SSD. 

Razer Blade 14 RTX 3080 Gaming Laptop: $2,799 (opens in new tab)

Razer Blade 14 RTX 3080 Gaming Laptop: $2,799 $1,899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $900 on the Razer Blade 14 at Amazon. The Razer Blade 14 in this deal packs a 14-inch 165Hz (2560 x 1440) display with FreeSync Premium for smooth, distortion free gameplay. Powering the laptop is a 3.3-GHz AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 8-core CPU coupled with 16GB of RAM. Rounding out its specs are Nvidia's RTX 3080 GPU with 8GB of dedicated memory and 1TB SSD. 

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.