Best Laptop Deals UK: Cheap laptops for May 2018

Best Laptop Deals: We’ve sifted through hundreds of top laptop discounts to find you the the ones that will genuinely save you money and won’t require you to wait until Black Friday. These are our laptop experts’ hand-picked bargains.

There’s a dizzying array of laptop models available, ranging from budget-friendly low-powered options to souped-up gaming laptops with major high-end specs. Regardless of what you’re looking for, there’s always great deals going on laptops. But the only problem is picking out the right choices.

That’s where we come in. Our team of experts know a thing or two about laptops and spotting a great deal. So we’ve rounded up all of the best choices below across the UK’s biggest retailers.

All deals were correct at time of publication. Prices are subject to change so act fast if you want to snap up a bargain.


Best Laptop Deals – Currys

Finding a deal in Currys is easy; the store has dozens of computing products on some sort of offer every single week. Finding one that’s truly great value is a little harder. We’ve scoured through its listings and hand-picked the very best. Currys is also offering £20 off Microsoft Office when you buy any Windows 10 laptop, sweetening its deals further.

Best Currys Laptop Deals

Dell Inspiron 15 5570 | Now £349, save £151

There was a time when the best Dell deals could only be found on Dell’s own website, but no longer. This deal on the latest generation Inspiron 15 5570 is a cracker, saving you £151 on a 15.6-inch laptop with a Full HD screen and a power-sipping Intel Pentium processor.

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Dell Inspiron 13 5370 | Now £449, save £151

This lightweight Ultrabook ticks a lot of boxes weighing in at just 1.4kg and coming equipped with a dual-core Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD. This makes it well suited for lugging around in a backpack, giving it plenty of cred for school and university students.

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Acer Nitro 5 | Now £650, save £350

It wasn’t that long ago that bagging a decent gaming laptop would set you back well over £800, so this nifty little number from Acer is a seriously tempting piece of kit. With an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 GPU and a quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, this laptop is ready for eSports gaming on the go.

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Microsoft Surface Pro Core m3 with TypeCover | Now £619, save over £300

This is the best Surface Pro deal we’ve seen in 2018. Not only do you get a Surface Pro, you also bag a TypeCover keyboard, normally costing over £100 by itself.

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Best Laptop Deals – Amazon

With so many products on Amazon, it can sometimes be difficult to work out what’s a good deal and what’s not. Fear not, these four top-notch discounts are legitimate money-savers.

Best Amazon Laptop Deals

Microsoft Surface Pro Core m3 with TypeCover | Now £710, save over £200

We’ve seen this deal in a couple of places, but that doesn’t make it any less impressive. This is the complete package, including a Core m3 Surface pro, TypeCover keyboard, 4GB of RAM and 128GB SSD. If you’re after a tablet for getting work done, look no further.

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Lenovo IdeaPad 320S | Now £299, save £100

If you need something a bit lighter for when you take your laptop out and about, the Lenovo IdeaPad 320S is a top choice. With its 14-inch chassis and svelte 1.69kg weight, this machine is inherently baggable. With an SSD on board along with an Intel Pentium Gold processor, performance for your web browsing and office tasks is right at hand.

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Lenovo Miix 510 | Now £550, save £150

The Miix 510 is a solid tablet-cum-laptop with a lightweight design and detachable keyboard. There’s a Full HD 12.3-inch screen on board along with a dual-core Intel Core i3 processor and 4GB of RAM. If you can’t stretch to a Surface Pro, this is a good alternative.

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Asus GL503VM ROG Strix Hero | Now £879, save £420

This laptop packs in a huge number of features for under £1000, including a full 6GB GTX 1060 GPU for triple-A gaming, a 120Hz screen for a butter-smooth experience and a 128GB combined with a 1TB hard disk. It’s only on offer at third-party sellers on Amazon, however, so who knows how long it’ll last.

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Best Laptop Deals – Argos

Argos might not be known for its computing sales, but we’ve seen this retailer offering the best price on great laptops countless times in the past. Here are our picks of the moment.


Best Laptop Deals – John Lewis

John Lewis price matches other retailers like-for-like, although in the world of laptops this is easy to avoid since this retailer sells various laptop specifications that are exclusive to its own store shelves. You also get a 2 year warranty on many models, too, which helps John Lewis stand apart.

Best John Lewis Laptop Deals

Asus ROG STRIX GL702 | Now £899.95, save £400

This gaming machine packs a quad-core AMD Ryzen processor and an 8GB AMD Radeon RX 580 graphics card for triple-A gaming at Full HD resolution. Not only that, it comes with a large 256GB SSD and a 1TB hard disk for all your games, and the extreme ROG STRIX styling you’d expect from Asus. This offer is on clearance, so get in quick.

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HP Pavilion 15 Core i3 | Now £499

This offer applies to the grey and blue models of this 15-inch laptop. With a Core i3 processor, Full HD screen and 1TB hard disk, this laptop ticks all the boxes for a family or home laptop that’ll face the rigours of surfing the web and working on documents.

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HP Pavilion 15 Core i5 | Now £569.95, save £100

The same offer as above, but with a higher-spec model with a faster Intel Core i5 processor. This model is a better bet if you’re planning on doing tasks like editing photos, as the faster processor will help you get things done faster.

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Best Laptop Deals – Very

If you’re after a gaming laptop, Very has a great deal on a powerful Acer Predator.

Best Very Laptop Deals

Acer Predator Helios PH317-51 | Now £799.99, save £200

This is a great discount for a well-specced gaming laptop with a big Full HD 17.3-inch display, plenty of storage and a powerful graphics card.

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