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The best laptop deals from Amazon’s fall Prime Day event

The best laptop deals from Amazon’s fall Prime Day event


If you want to sneak in a laptop purchase before Black Friday, you can still take advantage of Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale.

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The MacBook Air half open seen from above.
The MacBook Air has hit a tempting low price.
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Amazon is in its second and final day of its Prime Early Access Sale, and we’re here to help you make sense of which deals to buy and which deals to skip. While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are still to come, they can sometimes be a hectic time to shop. If products you have your eye on show up in the Prime Day Early Access Sale, you can get them earlier and skip the line.

We’ve combed through all the laptops that are discounted today, and we’ve picked out the ones that are worth your attention. The items below can make great purchases for yourself, a friend, or a family member this holiday season.

The best Prime Day Apple laptop deals

The MacBook Air is the most impressive laptop I’ve used in years

MacBook Air with M1

$99920% off

The MacBook Air is Apple’s entry-level laptop, which comes outfitted with the company’s new M1 chip in one of three different colors (silver, space gray, and gold).

  • The 12.9-inch iPad Pro has a gorgeous Mini LED screen, and the space gray, cellular, 512GB model is discounted to just $1,398.99 ($200 off). Read our review.
  • The 10.2-inch iPad with Wi-Fi, 64GB of storage, and a space gray finish is on sale for $268.99 ($60 off). The tablet has a speedy A13 Bionic chip and a 12MP front camera that supports Apple’s Center Stage feature.
A 9th gen iPad on a wood table viewed from the top down

Apple’s 2021 entry-level iPad is still a solid deal in 2023. It comes with the A13 Bionic chip, a 12-megapixel selfie camera, and 64GB of storage by default.

  • Apple’s 2022 iPad Air with an M1 processor, 64GB of storage, and Wi-Fi is on sale at Amazon and Best Buy for around $519 ($80 off). This tablet features an excellent 10.9-inch screen, great stereo audio, and all-day battery life. Read our review.
The iPad Air standing on a red table in front of a white background.

2022 iPad Air

$5997% off

The latest iPad Air retains the iPad Pro-esque redesign of the 2020 model but does away with the A14 Bionic processor in favor of Apple’s fast M1 chip. It also comes in one of five colors and boasts a 12MP front-facing camera with support for Apple’s Center Stage feature.

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The best Prime Day Lenovo laptop deals

  • The IdeaPad Gaming 3 is $649.99 ($250 off) and comes with a new AMD Ryzen 5 6600H processor, 8GB of DDR5 RAM, 256GB of storage space, and an Nvidia RTX 3050 graphics chip. This affordable device should be able to run most modern games at a playable frame rate, and it has a decent port selection and a full-size backlit keyboard. Read our review.
  • The Legion 5i is $1,099.99 ($350 off). It has a phenomenal keyboard and a gorgeous 16:10 display. Read our review.

The best Prime Day Dell laptop deals

Dell G15 gaming laptop

$132010% off

Dell’s 15-inch G15 is a solid gaming laptop that features a more modest design aesthetic than Dell’s Alienware brand but still has performance where it counts. A 12th Gen Intel CPU and an RTX 3060 make for an excellent combo on the FHD 120Hz panel on this versatile laptop.

  • The Dell Inspiron 14 5420 is $887.99 ($220 off). It doesn’t have a touchscreen, but it does have a high 2.2K resolution. This discounted model has an Intel Core i7-1255U, 16GB of RAM, and an Nvidia GeForce MX570 for light graphic use cases.
  • The Dell Inspiron 14 Plus 7420 is $1,039 ($260 off) and is a more business-oriented version of the regular Inspiron 14 with a more powerful processor inside.

The best Prime Day Microsoft laptop deals

The best Prime Day HP laptop deals

  • The HP Chromebook 14 is on sale for $222.85 ($67 off). This laptop is best for very lightweight school tasks or browsing, containing an Intel Celeron processor and 4GB of RAM. Read our review.
  • HP’s Pavilion x360 14 is on sale today for $499.99 ($280 off) with an 11th Gen Intel i5-1135G7 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.
  • The HP Pavilion 17 is on sale for $394 ($86 off) with 4GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and UHD graphics. This 17-inch laptop has a 1600 x 900 display with extra room for your multitasking.