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Best Prime Day laptop deals 2021: Early sales on select PCs

Best Prime Day laptop deals 2021
Best Prime Day laptop deals 2021 (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

The best Amazon Prime Day laptop dealsl kick off the summer with steep discounts on today's best notebook PCs. Amazon's Prime Day Deals preview announced Thursday, reveals Prime Day laptop deals on HP, Acer, ASUS, and LG personal computers.

If you're on a budget, the best Prime Day laptop deals can save you tons on a new notebook PC. Now is the time to take advantage of Prime Day laptop deals from Amazon and its competitors. Not to be outdone, Best Buy, Walmart, Target offer alternative Prime Day laptop deals. 

Amazon Prime Membership: 30-Day free trial
If you're not a Prime member, be sure to sign up for an Amazon free 30-day trial here to shop Prime Day 2021 deals. We recommend you wait until Amazon officially announces Prime Day 2021's date before you start your free trial. That way, you can shop deals during Prime Day using your trial membership. Prime for students offers a 6-month free trial.View Deal

Macbook Prime Day laptop deals 

If the price had you feeling timid about picking up an Apple laptop, you'll want to take advantage of this month's Prime Day laptop deals. 

From the start of the year, Amazon has led the charge in terms of Apple deals with solid discounts on MacBooks. We've seen markdowns ranging from $100 to $400 off the latest MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.

One early Prime Day laptop deal drops the Apple MacBook Pro with M1 to $1,149.99 ($149 off). It's the second lowest price we've seen for this laptop and one of the best pre Prime Day MacBook deals you can get. 

Apple's M1-charged MacBook Pro has everything you could ever want in a laptop — speed, power, and long battery life. It's among the best laptops for photo and video editing applications. The MacBook in this deal packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) Retina display, Apple M1 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, an 8-core GPU, and 256GB SSD. 

Chromebook Prime Day laptop deals 

The best Amazon Prime Day Chromebook deals slash dollars of various configuration Chrome OS laptops. Due to the budget laptop category dominance of Chromebooks, ChromeOS systems over $500 are seeing greater discounts. 

In one Prime Day preview, Amazon has the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 4K laptop sale for $706. Usually, this Chromebook costs $1,000, so that's $294 off its normal price. It's the lowest price we've ever seen for this Chromebook and one of the best early Prime Day laptop deals we've seen so far. 

It packs a stunning 4K (3840 x 2160) OLED touchscreen display and ships with a stylus. Its razor-thin, stunning red aluminum design houses a 1.6-GHz i5-10210U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD. 

Windows Prime Day laptop deals 

The best Prime Day laptop deals offer solid discounts on Windows PCs from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, and Lenovo. Now is a great time to snag our top pick best overall laptop, the Dell XPS 13 for less. Take advantage of discounts on various mainstream notebooks from budget to high-end as well as Prime Day gaming laptop deals

Prime Day deals are exclusive to Prime members, so you'll want to join now you haven't already. Amazon offers a free 30-day Prime membership trial as an incentive. You can cancel before your trial ends to avoid being charged the $119 yearly membership for Prime.

Amazon Prime Day 2021 runs from June 21 to June 22 with offers of fantastic laptop deals. Be sure to bookmark our Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals hub for the best Prime Day discounts.

If you can't afford to wait for Prime Day, here are the best early Prime Day laptop deals you can get right now.

Prime Day laptop deals right now

HP Envy 13 Laptop: was $1,000 now $892 @ Amazon
The pre- Prime Day laptop deal takes $108 off the HP Envy 13, 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,1.3-GHz Intel Core i7-1065G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Iris Plus graphics, and 256GB SSD. View Deal

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5was $430 now $376 @ Amazon
At $54 off, the Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 is one of the most affordable 2-in-1 laptops to buy. It has a flexible 2-in-1 design, pen support, and an exceptional keyboard. Specs-wise, it packs a 13-inch 1080p touchscreen, Intel Core i3-10110U CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of microSD-expandable eMMC storage. In our Chromebook Flex 5 review, we gave it an overall rating 4 out of 5 stars. View Deal

Apple MacBook Air M1: was $999 now $950 @ Amazon
Amazon continues to take $50 off the base model MacBook Air M1 with 256GB SSD. It's one of the best prices we've seen for this configuration and one of the best MacBook deals you can get right now. Previously, it hit an all-time low price of $899 — a deal we expect to return on Prime Day. View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 13" M1: was $1,299 now $1,150 @ Amazon
If you can't afford to wait for Prime Day, you can save $149 on the MacBook Pro M1. Besides Apple's M1 8-core CPU, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. It scored a rare 4.5 out of 5-star rating from us, making it one of the top laptops out there. If you require more storage, the MacBook Pro M1 with 512GB SSD is on sale for $1,300 ($199 off). View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 13" 2020: was $1,999 now $1,749 @ Amazon
In what appears to be a Prime Day preview, the previous-gen MacBook Pro is now $200 off at Amazon. This power-user-friendly laptop has a 13-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, a 2.0-GHz Core i5 quad-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD. Now an all-time low price, the Intel-charged MacBook Pro is still one of the best laptops to buy. View Deal

Lenovo Yoga 6: was $850 now $680 @ Lenovo
This laptop deal takes $170 off the Lenovo Yoga 6 via coupon, "2021GRADS". The Yoga 6 converts into four modes and has a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) touch screen, 2.3-GHz Ryzen 5 4500U 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Integrated Radeon graphics, and a 512GB SSD. It's the perfect laptop for seamless streaming, editing, and light gaming. View Deal

Lenovo Yoga 9i 14" 2-in-1 Laptop: was $1,559 now $1,409 @ Amazon
For a limited time, save $151 on this power-driven Lenovo Yoga 9i. This configuration includes a 14-inch 1080p touchscreen, 2.4-GHz Intel Core i7-1185G7 quad-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics, and 1TB SSD.
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: was $1,000 now $800 @ Best Buy
Currently, the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is $200 off at Best Buy which could be a preview of its upcoming Prime Day alternative deals. Slim and stylish, this Editor's Choice Windows 10 machine features a 13.5-inch (2256 x 1504) touch screen, 1.2-GHz Core i5-1035G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD. View Deal

Dell XPS 13 Laptop: was $900 now $784 @ Dell
For a limited time, save $116 on the excellent Dell XPS 13. This laptop features a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.4-GHz Core i5-1135G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Iris Xe graphics, and 256GB SSD.View Deal