Best Laptop Deals UK: Cheap laptops for July 2018

Best Laptop Deals: It’s not easy shopping for a new laptop. Depending on what exactly you need it for and your preferred form factor, there could be countless permutations.

Then comes the essential matter of price, which can range from a few hundred to a few thousand pounds. Can you get what you need within your budget? If not, what sort of compromises are you willing to make? These are all tricky yet essential decisions that need to be made.

Amazon Prime Day Deals

There are some great laptop deals as part of Prime Day. But be sure to act fast as these only last July 16-17.

Microsoft Surface Pro Amazon Prime Day Deal

Microsoft Surface Pro 12.3-Inch Laptop with Platinum Type Cover - (Silver) (Intel i5-7300U, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro)

This is the market-leading 2-in-1 tablet/laptop, and it comes with a bundled TypeCover keyboard to boot.

Asus Chromebook Amazon Prime Day Deal

Thankfully, one area you don’t need to worry about is finding the best possible deal for your new laptop. We’ve spent the time trawling the internet for the biggest laptop bargains so you don’t have to.

Our team of laptop experts have taken a look at the UK’s biggest retailers and seen what they have to offer. We’ve been sure to include a selection of laptops that will suit every occasion and budget, whether you’re a penny-pinching students, a hardcore gamer, or a no-nonsense productivity fiend.

All prices were correct at the time of publication, but do tend to change quickly. 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

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.

Acer Swift 3 15.6" | Now £599, save £201

Save a massive £201 on this AMD Ryzen 5-powered laptop that also includes a large 256GB SSD for top performance.

Asus VivoBook E203 11.6" | Now £139.97, save £60

If you're on a tight budget with only basic needs, this low-cost option checks the right boxes. It's a great choice for students in particular.

HP 15-bw099sa 15.6" | Now £289, save £160.99

For a very low price this laptop supplies a large, sharp display and ample storage all in an attractive design.

Microsoft 13.5" Surface Laptop | Now £999, save £200

This lightweight laptop has a great keyboard, an excellent screen and decent speakers. You really can’t go wrong at this price.

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 top-notch discounts are legitimate money-savers.

Best Amazon Laptop Deals

Lenovo IdeaPad 320S

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.

Lenovo Miix 510

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.

MSI GP62MVR 7RFX–880 Leopard Pro 15.6-Inch

This gaming laptop from MSI features a speedy Core i7 CPU and GTX 1060 GPU combo, along with 8GB of RAM. It’ll handle any modern game comfortably.

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe

A fine screen and a stunning light design make this one classy Windows 10 laptop customer. With this huge saving, it’s even more appealing.

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 Argos Laptop Deals

Acer Swift 3 | Now £449.99, save £100

Acer’s Swift 3 is one of our favourite lightweight laptops, thanks to its sprightly dual-core processor, SSD storage and lightweight design. If you want a bit more power than the average student and like having lots of web browser tabs open at a time, this could be the laptop for you.

This laptop weighs in at 1.6kg, packs a Full HD screen and a dual-core Intel Core i3 processor, all for under £500.

Lenovo IdeaPad 320S | Now £349.99, save £30

This lightweight laptop is wallet-friendly and includes a sizeable 1TB of storage, 4GB of RAM and an AMD A9 processor, which is more than enough for more general users.

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

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.

Lenovo Yoga 720 Convertible Laptop with Active Pen | Now £999.99, save £100

There's a great saving on this high-spec Core-i7 Lenovo Yoga 720 convertible. This also includes a 2-year warranty to round out a bargain.

Best Laptop Deals – Very

Very has an excellent deal on the Google Pixelbook and also offers great buy now, pay later finance deals if that’s your preference.

Best Very Laptop Deals

Google Pixelbook GA00122 | Now £899.99, save £100

A massive saving on Google's top-end premium Pixelbook 2-in-1 laptop. This runs Chrome OS for a user-friendly experience, is only 10.3mm thick and weighs a feather-light 1.1kg.

Best Laptop Deals – AO

If you want a cracking deal on a super budget-friendly laptop, look no further than this.

Best AO Laptop Deals

Asus VivoBook E 14" Laptop | Now £179, save £20

If you only have basic needs, this lightweight Asus VivoBook E is a great choice. It boasts up to 9 hours battery life and weighs just 1.6kg.

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