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Ellie Davis

Best laptop deals to expect in the Amazon Prime Day sale 2024

Hybrid working has elevated our laptops to the most important piece of tech most of us own.

Gone are the days of the bulky desktop computer - even Mark Zuckerberg codes using a portable device.

Yet even with their heightened status, it is still a daunting process to upgrade - and this comes down to the initial outlay. A new laptop is expensive but it doesn't have to put so much of a dent on your bank balance.

Follow in the footsteps of savvy shoppers and save shopping for your replacement device during big sales events.

Luckily, one is coming over at Amazon.

What is the Amazon Prime Day?

If you’re new to Amazon’s shopping events, strap in. In the last couple of years, the one-stop shop has treated its customers to a series of sales that are not to be missed. Bargain hunters will create their wish lists in preparation for the big sales bonanzas and finally take the plunge when they spot heavily reduced RRPs.

In 2023, there was the Spring Sale in March, Amazon Prime Day in July and the Big Deal Days in October.

There will be deals across kids’ toys, lawnmowers, alcohol, TVs, vacuum cleaners and much, much more.

When is Amazon Prime Day 2024?

Like clockwork, Amazon’s flagship Prime Day sale takes place in July each year – except for one rogue year during lockdown. In 2023, it took place over two days on July 11 and 12.

How to take part in Amazon Prime Day

It is essential to be an Amazon Prime member to take part in the Prime Day event. This costs £8.99 per month or £95 per year but if you’re a student, this is reduced to £4.49 per month or £47.49 per year. There’s also a 30-day free trial so you can try it commitment free first. Not only will this subscription give you access to Amazon’s plentiful sales but you will also be able to stream Prime Video and Amazon Music, get free delivery on Deliveroo, and of course make the most of next-day delivery.

Sign up for a 30-day free trial for Prime here

What kind of laptop deals were there last year?

You could find a slash in the RRP for Apple MacBooks, the Microsoft Surface Pro 9 and reductions across brands from ASUS to Acer, HP to Dell.

Are there any laptop discounts available at Amazon now?

Here are the laptop deals to have on your radar

Samsung Galaxy Book3 Wi-Fi Laptop 15 Inch

Was £749

Buy now £544.88, Amazon

Apple 2023 MacBook Pro laptop M3 Max chip with 14‑core CPU, 30‑core GPU: 16.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display, 36GB unified memory, 1TB SSD storage

Was: £3,599

Buy now £3289.97, Amazon

Apple 2023 MacBook Air laptop with M2 chip

Was £1,399

Buy now £949.00, Amazon

Apple 2022 MacBook Air laptop with M2 chip

Was £1,149

Buy now £910.00, Amazon

Apple 2020 MacBook Air Laptop M1 Chip, 13” Retina Display, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage

Was: £999

Buy now £796.96, Amazon

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 - 13 Inch 2-in-1 Tablet PC

Was: £1,599

Buy now £1150.00, Amazon

ASUS Vivobook M1605YA 16.0" WUXGA Laptop (AMD Ryzen 7-7730U, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11)

Was: £749.99

Buy now £649.99, Amazon

ASUS Laptop Chromebook CX1700CKA 17.3" HD+

Was: £429.99

Buy now £279.00, Amazon

ASUS Chromebook Plus CX3402CBA 14.0" Full HD Chromebook Laptop

Was: £399.99

Buy now £259.99, Amazon

ASUS Zenbook 14 OLED UX3402VA 14.0" 2.8K 90Hz

Was: £1,269

Buy now £1099.00, Amazon

ASUS Vivobook 15 X1504ZA 15.6" Full HD Laptop (Intel i7-1255U, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6E, Windows 11)

Was: £799.99

Buy now £529.99, Amazon

Acer Chromebook Spin 311 CP311-3H

Was: £299.99

Buy now £189.00, Amazon

Acer Swift Edge SFA16-41 16 Inch Laptop

Was: £1,499.99

Find more laptop deals here.

Buy now £1000.00, Amazon

HP Laptop PC 15-fc0001sa

Was: £499.99

Buy now £349.99, Amazon

HP Laptop PC 15s-fq5021sa

Was £549.99

Buy now £475.00, Amazon

HP Chromebook 15a-na0002sa

Was: £219

Buy now £209.00, Amazon

Dell Inspiron 16 5630 16"

Was: £749

Buy now £654.00, Amazon

Dell Inspiron 15 3520 Laptop

Was £379

Buy now £319.99, Amazon

Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3 15 inch Full HD Laptop

Was £449.99

Buy now £289.00, Amazon

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 Windows 11 Ultrabook - 14"

Was: £259.89

Buy now £228.00, Amazon

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