Amazon Prime Early Access laptop deals — Best picks of the early Black Friday sale

Amazon Prime Early Access Sale laptop deals
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The Amazon Prime Early Access Sale is truly a Prime Day in all but name, which means one thing: epic laptop deals.

Set to happen on October 11 to October 12, we’ve referred to this in the build-up as Prime Day 2, and given the rumours circulating about what is set to happen, we’re in for something special. For gamers, we're also covering the best gaming laptop deals too.

Ready to get your hands on some killer laptop deals in the big Amazon Prime Early Access Sale? We've rounded up some brilliant deals below. Check them out and start saving that hard-earned cash. 

But first…

Where do I get Amazon Prime?

Good question! You can pick up a 30-day free trial (opens in new tab) right now then pay £8.99 a month.

The subscription doesn’t just give you access to Prime savings and free delivery, it also unlocks the door to Prime Video, music streaming and unlimited photo storage.

Amazon Prime Membership: 30-Day free trial (opens in new tab)

Amazon Prime Membership: 30-Day free trial (opens in new tab)
If you're not a Prime member, be sure to sign up for an Amazon free 30-day trial to shop Amazon Prime Day 2022 deals. You can also shop early Prime Day deals right now using your Amazon Prime trial membership.

Best Amazon Prime Early Access laptop deals

Asus Chromebook 14: £229 (opens in new tab)

Asus Chromebook 14: £229 £179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £50 on the Asus Chromebook 14. Don't let the budget price fool you, this laptop is well-suited for school, work, and consuming content. It has a 14-inch (1966 x 768) display, stereo speakers tuned by audio experts B&O, and rated battery life of 14 hours. This Chrome OS-charged laptop features a 1.1-GHz Intel Celeron N4120 quad-core CPU, 4GB RAM, Intel UHD 600 graphics and 64GB of storage. 

MSI Prestige 15:  £949 (opens in new tab)

MSI Prestige 15: £949 £699 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now £250 off, the MSI Prestige 15 is one of the best laptops for creators. It features a 15-inch (1920 x 1080) display, an Intel i5-1240p processor, RTX 3050 Ti graphics 8GB of RAMs. There's a speedy 512GB SSD inside for fast file transfers and storing large files.

Apple 2021 MacBook Pro 14 (1TB SSD): £2,399 (opens in new tab)

Apple 2021 MacBook Pro 14 (1TB SSD): £2,399 £2,129 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Apple is slashing £344 off the 1TB model MacBook Pro 14. It features a 14.2-inch mini-LED backlit display and delivers up to 14 hours of battery life. The laptop is powered by Apple's M1 Pro 8-core chip coupled with 16GB of RAM and employs a 14-core GPU for graphics. In our M1 MacBook Pro 14 (opens in new tab) review, its elegant design, excellent performance, and stellar battery life earned it a 4 out of 5 star rating. It's the Editor's Choice best laptop for power-users. 

Acer Swift X: £899 (opens in new tab)

Acer Swift X: £899 £699 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This is a beasty configuration for the price you pay — all packed into a sleek notebook frame. Up top, you'll find a 14-inch FHD display, which is being kept super smooth by an AMD Ryzen 5 5600U CPU. For people with graphics-intense workloads, the RTX 3050 can take care of that, while the 8GB RAM deals with multitasking and you can make the most of thyat 512GB of storage.

MacBook Pro (M2/8GB/256GB): £1,349 (opens in new tab)

MacBook Pro (M2/8GB/256GB): £1,349 £1,225 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The brand new M2 MacBook Pro is already getting a discount — even though it's literally just come out! Get all the powerful benefits of Apple's chip with an active cooling system for sustained performance.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 (RTX 3060): £899 £724 @ Amazon
(opens in new tab)Save a whopping £160 on the Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 at Amazon. This gaming laptop packs a 15.6-inch1080p display, AMD Ryzen 5 5600H CPU, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. Nvidia's powerful GeForce RTX 3060 GPU handles graphics. 

Acer Aspire Vero Green PC: £649 (opens in new tab)

Acer Aspire Vero Green PC: £649 £579 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £70 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 512GB SSD. 

Apple M1 MacBook Air 256GB: £999 (opens in new tab)

Apple M1 MacBook Air 256GB: £999 £922 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon takes £80 off the 512GB 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. 

Asus ZenBook Duo UX482: £999 (opens in new tab)

Asus ZenBook Duo UX482: £999 £799 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The ZenBook Duo UX481 sports a secondary 12.6-inch touchscreen that compliments its 14-inch 1080p touchscreen. The 12.6-inch ScreenPad Plus can be used to give you quick access to apps that you need to keep tabs on, but don't necessarily want taking up screen real estate. The laptop itself sports a Core i5-1155G7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB SSD. 

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 2-in-1 Laptop: £1,199 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy Book2 Pro 360 2-in-1 Laptop: £1,199 £1,009 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Samsung Galaxy Book 2 series is now £150 off. This 2-in-1 laptop features a 360 degree hinge, so it converts from laptop to tablet mode. The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch 1080p AMOLED display, the latest 12th Gen Intel power, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. Samsung rates its battery life as up to 18 hours. 

Asus TUF Gaming A17 (RTX 3070): £1,499 (opens in new tab)

Asus TUF Gaming A17 (RTX 3070): £1,499 £1,199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £300 on the Asus TUF Gaming A17. The laptop in this deal packs a 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, an AMD Ryzen 7 6800H CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3070 GPU does all the heavy graphics lifting. 

Razer Blade 14 (RTX 3080): was £2,799 (opens in new tab)

Razer Blade 14 (RTX 3080): was £2,799 now £1,779 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Leave it to Razer to deliver an exceptionally powerful gaming laptop in a sleek black chassis; now 18% off the retail price. Expect an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, 14-inch (2560 x 1440) 165Hz display along with 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. This beast packs in all your gaming needs. 

Microsoft Surface Pro 8: £1,158 (opens in new tab)

Microsoft Surface Pro 8: £1,158 £956 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
T
he Surface Pro 8 is at one of its lowest prices yet. One of our favorite 2-in-1 tablets, it scored a high rating of 4 out of 5 stars with us for its gorgeous display, powerful performance, and excellent webcam. The tablet in this deal has a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) touchscreen, 2.4-GHz Intel Evo Core i5-1145G7 4-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of fast SSD storage. 

MSI Laptop Modern 14: £699 (opens in new tab)

MSI Laptop Modern 14: £699 £469 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
With a beautiful FHD display up top and serious specs under the hood with the latest 12th Gen Intel core i7, 8GB DDR5 RAM, and a 512GB SSD, all in a package just 0.63in thin, this is a seriously good laptop with a real bang for the buck at this price point.

Asus VivoBook 14: £179 (opens in new tab)

Asus VivoBook 14: £179 £139 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This VivoBook 14-inch FHD laptop comes with an Intel Celeron CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage, and Windows 11 Home edition, alongside 12 months of free Microsoft Office 365.

Huawei MateBook 16s: £1,499 (opens in new tab)

Huawei MateBook 16s: £1,499 £1,299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
We just gave the Huawei MateBook 16s a sky high 4.5-star rating, but you can already save £200 on this brand new big screen system. Inside, you'll find an Intel Core i9-12900H CPU, 16GB RAM and a 1TB SSD — all powering a fluid experience on that gorgeous 3.2k touchscreen display.

HP Laptop 14: £529 (opens in new tab)

HP Laptop 14: £529 £329 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £100 on the 14-inch HP Laptop. This Windows 11 Home-powered notebook PC is perfect for college students. It packs a 14-inch (1920 x 1080) display, AMD Ryzen 5 5500U CPU, 8GB RAM, and a 256GB SSD.

LG Gram 14: £1199 (opens in new tab)

LG Gram 14: £1199 £799 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Lightweight, tough, and long-lasting are just a few buzzwords that can describe the 14-inch LG Gram. We'll also throw solid value in there since you can save £400. And you get a snazzy-looking system powered by a12th gen Intel Core i5 CPU with integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics.  

Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Pro: £812 (opens in new tab)

Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Pro: £812 £689 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £132 on the Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Pro. Its 14-inch FHD display and Dolby Audio make movies and shows come to life. This machine packs an AMD Ryzen 5 5600U CPU, Nvidia GeForce MX450 GPU, 16GB RAM, and a 512GB SSD.

Asus VivoBook 15: £449 (opens in new tab)

Asus VivoBook 15: £449 £399 @ Amazon  (opens in new tab)
The Asus VivoBook 15 is an excellent looking laptop for £399. The keyboard experience is good and the ErgoLift hinge does a nice job making typing that much more comfortable. The size and weight of the VivoBook 15 makes it a relatively nice option for those that need to haul their laptop around.

Asus ZenBook Flip 14 OLED: £1,199 (opens in new tab)

Asus ZenBook Flip 14 OLED: £1,199 £999 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now £200 off, the Asus ZenBook Flip 14 is more affordable than ever. This flexible laptop's 360-degree hinge design converts to tablet, stand, or tent mode. It features a 14-inch 2.8k OLED touch screen, AMD Ryzen 7-5800H CPU, 16GB of RAM, Integrated graphics, and 128GB SSD.

Asus C204MA Chromebook: £149 (opens in new tab)

Asus C204MA Chromebook: £149 £99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Asus C204MA Chromebook was selling for $220, but now for Prime Early Access, you find this Chrome OS device for under a hundrer quid. This 11.6-inch Chromebook comes with an Intel Celeron N4020 CPU, Intel UHD graphics, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of eMMC flash memory and a 1600 x 768-pixel display.

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 Chromebook: £429 (opens in new tab)

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 Chromebook:£429 £279 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This Black Friday-esque deal knocks £100 off the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 Chromebook. This convertible Chromebook has an 11-inch HD (1366 x 768) display, Intel Pentium Silver N6000 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD storage. 

HP Chromebook 14 Laptop: £359 (opens in new tab)

HP Chromebook 14 Laptop: £359 £299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £60 on the 2022 HP Chromebook 14. Don't let the budget price fool you, this laptop is well-suited for school, work, and consuming content. It has a 14-inch FHD display, stereo speakers tuned by audio experts B&O, and rated battery life of 14 hours. This Chrome OS-charged laptop features an Intel Pentium Silver CPU, 4GB RAM, Intel UHD 600 graphics and 64GB of storage. 

Jason England
Staff Writer

Jason brings a decade of tech and gaming journalism experience to his role as a writer at Laptop Mag. He takes a particular interest in writing articles and creating videos about laptops, headphones and games. He has previously written for Kotaku, Stuff and BBC Science Focus. In his spare time, you'll find Jason looking for good dogs to pet or thinking about eating pizza if he isn't already.