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Best laptop deals in the UK for October 2021

Best laptop deals in the UK
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The best laptop deals in the U.K. give you everything you need (and more) with a deep discount to boot. From the cheap and cheerful casual workhorse, to power-hungry portable gaming rigs and everything in between.

So, if you’re in the market to buy a new laptop for getting working on the go while you're out and about, then read on because we’ve worked hard to make sure you don’t pay a single penny more than you should.

But before we pick some specific models, let’s train you up on what makes a good laptop deal and where you can find them. A great place to start is reading our laptop buying guide, which will take out a lot of the guesswork that may have gone into your purchasing decision. As for where you can find them, you’ve got your usual suspects in the form of Currys PC World, Amazon, Box.co.uk, Overclockers, KRCS, AO.com, Laptops Direct and more.

However, you will also be surprised at the bobby dazzlers you’ll find when shopping directly from the manufacturers. Whether it’s something from Dell, Lenovo, HP, Apple, Razer, Acer, Asus or any of the other big players on the field, there is always a discount going on if you have the time to look.

Don’t have the time (it can take a while)? That’s where we come in with our collective decades of experience in finding serious value for money. Here are the best laptop deals in Britain right now, at every price range.

Best laptop deals right now

Best laptop deals in the UK

Laptop Deals Under £500

Asus C223 11.6-inch Chromebook: was £199 now £159 @ Currys
No frills. No fancy features. This is just a dirt cheap Chromebook with enough power for the essentials. If you ever need something really inexpensive for school work, web browsing or light productivity, this is the one for you.View Deal

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3: was £329 now £299.97 @ Box.co.uk
A 2-in-1 Chromebook for under £300 is serious value for money — even more so when its the premium build of the IdeaPad Flex 3. Gorgeous 11.6-inch HD touchscreen display up top, Intel Celeron under the hood, 4GB RAM and 64GB on board storage.View Deal

Lenovo V14: was £398.97 now £375.49 @ Box.co.uk
Need a little extra oomph for those more processor-intensive office tasks? The Lenovo V14 delivers handily with the AMD Ryzen 3 3250U for great single and multi-core app performance, a 14-inch FHD screen with narrow bezels, 4GB RAM and a 256GB SSD — all enclosed in a sleek, extremely durable chassis.View Deal

Lowest price!

Dell Inspiron 15 3000: was £349 now £249 @ Dell
This configuration of the 15-inch Dell Inspiron 3000 features an Intel Celeron CPU, 4GB DDR4 and 128GB SSD. All of this alongside an HD display and a sleek chassis make for a great option for quick day-to-day work.View Deal

HP Pavilion x360 14: was £479 now £429 @ Currys
Another good 2-in-1 available at a reasonable price — Intel Pentium Gold 7505 processor, which is good enough for your normal working day, 4GB RAM and a 128GB SSD. This, paired with a 1080p touchscreen on a 360-degree hinge makes for a nice system.View Deal

Laptop deals under £1000

MacBook Air (M1/8GB/256GB): was £999 now £926 @ Amazon
Here is the cheapest way to get a taste of Apple’s new silicon while on the go. As you can read in our MacBook Air with M1 review, the switch to an ARM-based processor presents a groundbreaking transformation with blistering performance and super-long battery life. All of this is crammed into a seriously sleek chassis and runs so cool, it doesn’t need a fan.View Deal

Asus TUF Dash F15: was £1,018 now £928 @ Scan
Up top, you have a silky smooth 15.6-inch 1080p display with 144Hz refresh rate — powered by 11th gen Intel Core i7, RTX 3060, 8GB RAM and a 512GB SSD. All in a machine for under a grand.View Deal

Dell Inspiron 13: was £899 now £799 @ Dell
This powerful convertible is armed with an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU, dedicated Nvidia GeForce MX350 GPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD, alongside a gorgeous FHD touchscreen panel for creative work.View Deal

Dell G15 gaming laptop: was £799, now £729 @ Dell
Get nearly £100 off this nicely powerful gaming laptop that is perfect for new starters and enthusiasts on a budget alike. Up top, you've got a 15.6-inch 1080p display with 120Hz refresh rate, which is kept silky smooth by a 11th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 GPU. Multitasking is handled by 8GB DDR4 RAM and you can stuff this full of games on the 256GB SSD.View Deal

Laptop deals under £2000

New Dell XPS 13: was £1,398 now £1,288 @ Dell
Take a look at our 5-star Dell XPS 13 review and you’ll see just how much we love this portable powerhouse for its top-shelf specs and stylish design. This one is no different, cramming an 11th gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB LPDDR4 RAM and a 256GB SSD into this masterfully crafted hardware with a bright and lovely FHD+ display on a 360-degree hinge.View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360: was £1,499 now £1,349 @ Currys
Samsung's cracking convertible is a powerful portable productivity machine with the versatility to be great for work and entertainment. This configuration features a gorgeous OLED panel, 11th Gen Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD.View Deal

Over £100 off an M1 MacBook Pro

M1 MacBook Pro: was £1,499 now £1,344 @ Amazon
Turning to Apple, we fell head over heels for the M1 MacBook Pro for bringing stellar performance and bonkers battery life thanks to Apple’s own ARM-based silicon. If you’re a creative pro in need of a machine that can do it all on-the-go, it’s hard to find much better than this (I use one myself).View Deal

Acer ConceptD 3 Ezel: was £1,799 now £1,679 @ Box.co.uk
The creator's choice. The Acer ConceptD features a 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, a 512GB NVMe SSD and an Nvidia GTX 1650 Max-Q for crushing those prosumer tasks. All of this is stuffed into a sleek chassis with a colour accurate display and ezel flexibility.
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RTX 3080 laptop!

MSI GP66 Leopard: was £2,199 now £1,999 @ Overclockers
A £200 price cut brings this powerful laptop into a more affordable category! The GP66 features an 11th gen Intel Core i7 processor, beasty RTX 3080 GPU, a whopping 32GB DDR4 RAM and a 1TB M.2 SSD, all alongside a fluid 240Hz 1080p display.
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Jason England

 Jason brings a decade of tech and gaming journalism experience to his role as a writer at Laptop Mag. He specializes in finding the best deals to make sure you never pay more than you should for gadgets! Jason takes a particular interest in writing 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.