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Best Laptop Deals: Nab Deep Discounts on Lenovo, Apple, Asus and More

Save on a new, high-quality laptop with these deals on Windows and Apple laptops of all types.

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$1,250 at Best Buy
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Lenovo Yoga 9i 14-inch: $1,250
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$359 at Walmart
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Acer Aspire 3: $359
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$899 at Amazon
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M3 MacBook Air 13: $899
Save: $200
$715 at Best Buy
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Microsoft Surface Pro 9 laptop: $715
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$1,700 at Amazon
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M3 MacBook Pro, 14-inch: $1,700
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$815 at Amazon
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Asus TUF Gaming F15: $815
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Getting a new laptop is exciting, but the cost associated with the better models can be a stressor. Even budget laptops can cost several hundred bucks. Higher-end Apple MacBooks and Dell gaming laptops are some of the best on the market, but they are some of the most expensive, too. Luckily, we've scoured online retailers high and low to find you the best laptop deals available now. These can help you get what you need without compromising on features and without breaking the bank.

If you see something you like, it's best to grab it quickly, since deals can expire anytime without notice. Because of that, we'll be updating this article with the best available deals we can find.

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Best laptop deals and PC sales

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Two-in-one laptops can be a great option if you need some flexibility from your devices. This one from Lenovo can comfortably switch between a laptop and a tablet, and either way it has an impressive 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. The 14-inch OLED screen makes it great for work, streaming content and even playing some low-level games, and it's got 4K visuals as well. 

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The Acer Aspire 3 is a solid midrange option with budget pricing. It has a midrange AMD Ryzen 7 5700U, which is a processor that can easily handle most productivity and day-to-day tasks. It has 512GB of storage, which is reasonable, and 16GB of RAM, which is pretty good at this price.

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The 13-inch MacBook Air with the M3 chip, 8 GB of memory and 256 SSD is currently listed on Amazon for $999, a $100 discount. Colors midnight and silver are available at this price. 

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The Surface Pro 9 is updated from the previous-gen Surface Pro 8, with new 12th-gen chips, as well as an option for a Microsoft SQ 3 processor with 5G wireless. Right now you can get it for hundreds off at Best Buy. 

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This 2023 Apple MacBook Pro features an M3 chip for speedy, reliable performance. It features a Liquid Retina XDR display, an HD camera you can use for work calls or FaceTime and a battery life of up to 18 hours. You also get an HDMI port, headphone jack, three Thunderbolt ports and an SDXC card slot. You can now score this state-of-the-art laptop for $300 off. 

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If you're into gaming, this 15.6-inch Asus TUF Gaming F15 laptop features Windows 11, an Nvidia graphics card and an SSD slot that lets you increase its memory. It's also been drop-tested and withstands the harsh demands of enthusiastic gaming sessions. You can score this for $85 off at Amazon for a limited time.

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What should you look for in a laptop deal?

One of the biggest things to consider is which laptop configuration is on sale. Often, with the best laptop deals, only a specific version of the laptop is on sale, and making any changes could affect the price. This means that sometimes you'll find the 512GB model cheaper than the 256GB option or a similar situation.

When are the best laptop deals available?

Generally, you'll find the best laptop deals during back-to-school shopping time in late summer or early fall and a bit later in the year during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales events. There are laptop deals throughout the year, but if you're looking for the best deal and can afford to wait, these are typically the best times to buy one.

Which retailers usually offer the best laptop deals?

You can usually find deals across a variety of retailers when it comes to laptops. Best Buy, Amazon, Newegg and other retailers tend to offer sales on more specific models, while manufacturers including HP, Lenovo and Dell usually host larger sales that cover more models and configurations. If you're looking for a specific model, you'll want to keep checking back weekly for the latest set of deals.