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The best laptop deals in January 2022

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We're in the final days of January and aggressive laptop deals continue to roll out at Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg, and Walmart. We're also seeing considerable discounts on today's best laptops directly from PC manufacturers. 

So if you're due for a new machine, there are plenty of laptop deals and sales to take advantage of.

Earlier this month, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2022) took the wraps off the next generation of laptops. As a result, we're currently seeing solid discounts on previous-gen notebooks — from budget Chromebooks to pricey gaming rigs

Our top picks for best laptops like the Dell XPS 13 and M1 MacBook Pro are now seeing notable price cuts. Whether you're on the hunt for the best laptop for college, a business laptop or a versatile 2-in-1, we've got you covered. 

From laptops under $500 to premium workstation laptops, here are the best laptop deals you can shop right now. 

Today's best laptop deals 

Best laptop deals under $500

HP Laptop 17: was $679 now $499 @ Walmart

HP Laptop 17: was $679 now $499 @ Walmart
The stylishly designed HP Laptop 17 is designed to keep you connected, entertained, and productive. Zip through day to day tasks, browse the web or consume content with a powerful 11th Gen Intel Core processor and high resolution display. The laptop in this deal has a 17.3-inch FHD 1080p display, 11th Gen Intel Core i5 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and Iris Xe graphics. Its 512GB SSD provides fast and ample storage for your important files. 

Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook: was $599 now $349 @ Lenovo

Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook: was $599 now $349 @ Lenovo
Now $250 off via coupon, "NEWYEARC13YOGA" the Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga 2-in-1 Chromebook is more affordable than ever. We reviewed this laptop and like its snappy performance, lightweight, durable design and vibrant display. We gave it an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars for these attributes on top of it solid battery life. If you want a versatile and affordable laptop that doesn't skimp on performance, the ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook is a solid choice. 

Dell Inspiron 15 3000: was $654 now $470 @ Dell

Dell Inspiron 15 3000: was $654 now $470 @ Dell
Dell is currently taking $185 off the Dell Inspiron 15 3000. This laptop packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 1.0-GHz Intel Core i5-1035G1 4-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Intel UHD graphics and a 256GB SSD. It's a solid pick-up if you're looking for a budget Windows laptop.  

HP Chromebook 11:  was $259 now $149 @ Amazon

HP Chromebook 11: was $259 now $149 @ Amazon
Now $110 off, the HP Chromebook 11 is compact, durable and fast. It packs an 11.6-inch HD display and a 2.0-GHz MediaTek MT8183 8-core CPU paired with 4GB of RAM. MediaTek Integrated graphics and 32GB of eMMC storage round out its specs list. The HP Chromebook 11 is a suitable option if you're looking for a kid's starter laptop or a secondary, basic machine. 

HP Chromebook 14 Touchscreen Laptop: was $339 now $251 @ Amazon

HP Chromebook 14 Touchscreen Laptop: was $339 now $251 @ Amazon
Now $88 off, the HP Chromebook 14 is one of the best budget laptops to buy. It has a 14-inch (1366 x 768) touchscreen, 1.1-GHz Intel Celeron N4020 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage. These specs may seem meager, however, with Google's lightweight Chrome OS, that's plenty of oomph for basic tasks. The HP Chromebook 14 is great for creating docs, managing emails, internet browsing and streaming content.

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 Chromebook: was $379 now $199 @ Best Buy

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 Chromebook: was $379 now $199 @ Best Buy
This deal knocks $180 off the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 Chromebook. This convertible Chromebook has an 11-inch HD (1366 x 768) display, MediaTek MT8183 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage. 

Dell Inspiron 15: from $255 @ Dell

Dell Inspiron 15: from $255 @ Dell
Dell's weekly deals offer solid discounts on Dell Inspiron 15 notebook PCs. Choose from Intel and AMD Ryzen CPU configuration traditional, touch screen and 2-in-1 laptops. 

Laptop deals under $1,000

Apple MacBook Air M1: was $999 now $849 @ Amazon

Apple MacBook Air M1: was $999 now $849 @ Amazon
Amazon continues to take $150 off the Editor's Choice M1 MacBook Air. In our MacBook Air with M1 review, 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. 

Dell XPS 13 Touch Laptop: was $949 now $783 @ Dell

Dell XPS 13 Touch Laptop: was $949 now $783 @ Dell
For a limited time, save $266 on the Dell XPS 13 Touch laptop via "50OFF699". The Dell XPS 13 is our 4.5/5-star rated Editor's Choice laptop. It's the best overall laptop for its reliable, solid performance and premium design. The laptop in this deal packs a 13.3- inch 1080p touch screen, 2.4-GHz Intel Core i5-1135G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Iris Xe graphics, and a 256GB SSD. 

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go:  was $899 now $699 @ Microsoft Store

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go: was $899 now $699 @ Microsoft Store
For a limited time, save $200 on the Surface Laptop Go at the Microsoft Store. It has a 12.4-inch (1536 x 1024) touch screen and a 1-GHz 10th Gen Intel Core i5-1035G1 quad-core CPU, coupled with 8GB of RAM. It also houses Intel UHD graphics and a 256GB SSD. 

HP Pavilion x360 Convertible 15t: was $779 now $579 @ HP

HP Pavilion x360 Convertible 15t: was $779 now $579 @ HP
At $200 off, the HP Pavilion x360 Convertible is an incredible value. This 2-in-1 laptop features a 360-degree hinge that lets you convert it into five different modes. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) touchscreen, Intel's 2.4GHz Intel Core i5-1135G7 4-core CPU, 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD.

Dell Vostro 15 5510: was $1,613 now $729 @ Dell

Dell Vostro 15 5510: was $1,613 now $729 @ Dell
Save $555 on the Dell Vostro 15 5000 series laptop. It packs military grade durability and powerful performance into a premium and stylish chassis. This laptop pack a 15.6-inch 1080p display, 2.9-GHz Intel Core i7-11390H 4-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. This is one of the best laptop deals you can get right now. 

HP Envy 13: was $939 now $689 @ HP

HP Envy 13: was $939 now $689 @ HP
Currently $250 off, the HP Envy 13 (13t-ba100) is one of the best laptops for the money. It's a wise choice if you're looking for a solid all-around laptop for work, school, and play. This model packs a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.4-GHZ Intel Evo platform Core i5-1135G7 4-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics, and a 256GB SSD. If you want more screen real estate and storage, the 512GB HP Envy 17 is now $699 ($400 off). 

Laptop deals under $1,500

Apple M1 MacBook Pro (512GB): was $1,499 now $1,349 @ Amazon

Apple M1 MacBook Pro (512GB): was $1,499 now $1,349 @ Amazon
For a limited time, save $150 on the 2020 model M1 MacBook Pro. Besides Apple's M1 8-core CPU, this MacBook packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and 512GB SSD. It scored a rare 4.5 out of 5-star rating from us, making it one of the top laptops out there. 

MSI Creator 15 4K Laptop: was $1,899 now $1,519 @ Best Buy

MSI Creator 15 4K Laptop: was $1,899 now $1,519 @ Best Buy
This ongoing laptop deal at Best Buy takes $380 off the MSI Creator 15. It's one of the  best laptops for video editors, graphic designers, photographers, musicians and gamers. The laptop in this deal has a 15.6-inch (3840 x 2160) 4K display and runs on a 2.3-GHz Intel Core i7-10875H CPU alongside 16GB of RAM. Rounding out its graphics handling and storage specs are Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2060 GPU and a 512GB SSD.

Dell XPS 13 OLED: was $2,079 now $1,719 @ Dell

Dell XPS 13 OLED: was $2,079 now $1,719 @ Dell
Right now, you can save $360 on the excellent Dell XPS 13. As per our thorough Dell XPS 13 review, it offers an attractive, premium design, great performance, springy, and comfortable keyboard. That's why we gave the Dell XPS 13 a 4.5 out of 5-star rating and our coveted Editor's Choice award. The laptop in this deal totes a 13.4-inch 3.5K (3456 x 2160) OLED display, 2.9-GHz Intel Evo Core i7-11956G7 4-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Iris Xe graphics and a 512GB SSD.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6: was $2,639 now $1,099 @ Lenovo

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6: was $2,639 now $1,099 @ Lenovo
Lenovo coupon, "THINKHOTDEAL1"
takes $1,540 off the Editor's Choice ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 2-in-1 laptop. We rate it 4.5 out of 5 stars for its solid, sleek, 2-in-1 design, fantastic keyboard, speedy performance, and long battery life. This laptop is configured with a 14-inch (1920 x 1200) touchscreen, 2.4-GHz Intel Core i5-1135G7 4-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9: was $2,459 now $1,475 @ Lenovo

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9: was $2,459 now $1,475 @ Lenovo
Save 40% on the excellent ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 via coupon, "THINKJAN". In our ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 review, we rate it 5 out 5 stars for its slim, lightweight design, class-leading keyboard, great quad speakers and 15+ hour battery life. It's the Editor's Choice business laptop. 

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio: was $1,799 now $1,599 @ Microsoft Store

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio: was $1,799 now $1,599 @ Microsoft Store
Save $200 on the 512GB model Surface Laptop Studio. Built with creative pros in mind, it features a flexible hinge that convert it into a digital drawing board. The laptop in this deal in configured with a 14.4-inch (2400 x 1600) 120Hz display, 2.6-GHz Intel Core i5-11300H 4-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and Iris Xe graphics. There's a 512GB solid state drive on board for storage. 

Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Laptop Sale: 40% off @ Lenovo

Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Laptop Sale: 40% off @ Lenovo
Lenovo new year laptop deals are in full swing with 40% off its Intel-charged ThinkPad X13 business laptops. In our ThinkPad X13 review,  we praised its productivity-enhancing keyboard and solid battery life. All ThinkPads, are built to military standards so it withstands extreme conditions, like high temperatures, altitude and humidity. 

Laptop deals under $2,000

Dell XPS 15 w/ Blue Yeti Nano Bundle: was $2,538 now $1,981 @ Dell

Dell XPS 15 w/ Blue Yeti Nano Bundle: was $2,538 now $1,981 @ Dell
Save $558 on the Dell XPS 15 laptop with Blue Yeti Nano microphone bundle via coupon, "50OFF699". The laptop in this deal has a 15.6-inch, (1920 x 1200) display, 2.5-GHz Intel Core i9-11900H 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, RTX 3050 Ti GPU with 4GB of graphics memory, and a 1TB SSD. The Blue Yeti Nano delivers professional-level quality voice recording and streaming. 

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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.