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The best cheap laptop deals of October 2020

Best laptop deals right now
Top deals on the best laptops

October is coming to an end and we're seeing some of the best laptop deals among early Black Friday sales. In fact, the holiday shopping season has already started at retailers like Best Buy and Walmart. 

Both stores are offering early Black Friday deals for bargain shoppers who want to get a head start. We're seeing steep discounts on today's best laptops from Apple, Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft and more. So if you don't want to wait until Black Friday, there are tons of laptop deals out there to take advantage of today.

When you're on a tight budget, scoring the best laptop deal helps lessen the blow to your wallet. 

Bear in mind, there are other variables to consider when you're buying a new notebook PC. Choosing which CPU, RAM, GPU and OS laptop configuration to get can become overwhelming. If you're having trouble deciding, be sure to read our laptop buying guide to eliminate the guesswork. 

Whether you want a new work, school or gaming laptop, we've got your back. We're rounding up the best deals on laptops from several retailers and listing them here. From MacBooks to Chromebooks to Windows machines, these are the best laptop deals right now.

We're seeing tons of early Black Friday deals on the industry’s best laptops. Be sure to check out our Black Friday hub for the best holiday deals.  

Top laptop deals right now 

Best laptop deals

Windows Laptop Deals

New Dell XPS 15 Laptop: was $1,599 now $1,420 @ Dell
This new Dell XPS 15 on sale packs a 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1200-pixel anti-glare display, 10th Gen Intel 2.6-GHz Core i7-10750H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and a GTX 1650 Ti GPU with 4GB of graphics memory. Use coupon, "50OFF699" to drop it down to $1,420. View Deal

New Dell XPS 13 2-in-1: was $999 now $819 @ Dell
This super-portable 2-in-1 has a gorgeous 13.4-inch (1920 X 1200) touchscreen display 1.2-GHz Core i3-1005G1 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. Save $130 in this Dell Black Friday sneak peek. Even better, use coupon code, "50OFF699" to drop its price to $819.99. View Deal

Lenovo Yoga C940: was $1,599 now $1,199 @ Best Buy
One our favorite laptops sees a massive $400 discount in an early Best Buy Black Friday deal. Like its predecessor, the Yoga C940 has a gorgeous design, along with bright, vivid 4K and 1080p display options; fast performance; and long battery life. This model comes with an Intel Core i7, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and a 4K display.View Deal

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7: was $1,679  now $999 Lenovo
For a limited time, save $679 on the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 via coupon "THINKYAY". The configuration we recommend packs a 14-inch, 1080p display, a 1.6 GHz Core i5-10210U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB solid state drive.  View Deal

Apple MacBook Deals

Apple MacBook Air 2020: was $999 now $929 @ B&H
One of the best laptop deals right now takes $70 off the latest MacBook Air with Magic Keyboard. Now on sale for an all-time low price, the base model MacBook Air packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 10th Gen 1.1-GHz Core i3 dual-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD and Intel Iris Plus graphics.  View Deal

Apple MacBook Air 2020 (512GB): was $1,299 now $1,199  @ Amazon
The 512GB model MacBook Air is currently $100 off at Amazon. This notebook packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) Retina display, a 10th Gen Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 13" 2020: was $1,999 now $1849  @ Amazon
Apple's power-user dedicated MacBook Pro gets a $150 discount in this laptop deal. This MacBook Pro on sale packs 13-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, a 2.0-GHz Core i5 quad-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and 1TB SSD. View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019): was $2,399 now $2,099 @ Amazon
The Editor's Choice MacBook Pro packs a 16-inch Retina display, a Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and a Radeon Pro 5300M GPU. Best of all, it has the new Magic Keyboard. For a limited time, it's $300 off. View Deal

Gaming Laptop Deals

HP Omen 15 Gaming Laptop (512GB): was $1,249 now $1,099 @ Amazon
The HP Omen 15 2020 (15-DH1020NR) packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.6-GHz i7-10750H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti.View Deal

The MSI GS75 Stealth: was $2,099 now $1,999 @ Amazon
The MSI GS75 Stealth is one of the best gaming laptop deals of the season. It features a 2.3-GHz Core i7-10875H octa-core CPU, 32GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX2070 Max-Q with 8GB of VRAM. View Deal

Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED: was $1,899 now $1,409 @ Amazon
The Gigabyte Aero 15 packs a 15.6-inch 4K AMOLED display, Core i7-9750H CPU, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, and a GTX 1660Ti GPU. Great for gamers and creators alike, this beast of a machine is now $489 off. View Deal

MSI GE66 Raider: was $2,799 now $2,599 @ Amazon
The MSI GE66 Raider is one of the best gaming laptops you can get your hands on. It's packed with an Intel Core i7-10875H, 32GB of RAM, a 1TB SSD and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX2080 Super Max-Q with 8GB of VRAM. The MSI GE66 Raider sports a 15.6-inch, 300Hz display with a 3ms response time.View Deal

Chromebook Laptop Deals

Lenovo Chromebook 3: was $199 now $169 @ Walmart
The Lenovo Chromebook 3 features an 11.6-inch HD display, an Intel Celeron N4020 dual-core CPU, 4GB RAM, and a 32GB SSD. This Google Classroom ready Chromebook is perfect for students and anyone else looking for a cheap laptop for basic tasks.View Deal

Lenovo Yoga C630 2-in-1 Chromebook: was $699 now $629 @ Best Buy
The Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630 has a flexible, 360 degree flip and fold aluminum chassis. This model packs a 13.3-inch 1080p display, Core i5-8250U CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD. View Deal

HP Chromebook 11: $219 @ Best Buy
If you're looking for the cheapest Chromebook that you can buy for your kid or even an elder, than look no further than the HP Chromebook 11. It's small, portable and comes with an Intel Celeron processor, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.View Deal

HP Chromebook 14: $289 @ Best Buy
The HP Chromebook 14 is one of the best laptop deals under $500. It packs a 14-inch 1080p display,  1.1-GHz Intel Celeron N4000 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage in addition to 15GB of free Cloud storage. It's perfect for anyone looking for a cheap laptop to create docs, check email, browse the internet and stream content on. View Deal

Galaxy Chromebook 4K: was $999 now $549 @ Samsung
For a limited time, you can get the Samsung Chromebook 4K for as little as $549 with an eligible trade-in at Samsung. This is one of the few Chromebooks to feature a 13.3-inch 4K screen. It's powered by a Core i5-10210U CPU coupled with 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. View Deal

Dell Chromebook 11 3100: was $349 now $249 @ Dell
This durable Chromebook can take whatever your kids can dish out, including drops and spills. The specs are also solid for the price. You get a Celeron CPU, 4GB of RAM, and an 11.6-inch HD display.View Deal

Dell Chromebook 11 3100 2-in-1: was $519 now $369 @ Dell
The Chromebook 3000 Series 2-in-1 is great for school and beyond. It features a tamper- and spill-resistant keyboard, long battery life and powerful Intel CPU performance. At $150 off, it's one of the best laptop deals you can get. View Deal