It’s easy to forget that Amazon started off as an online bookstore: something that’s especially true on Amazon’s Prime Day, where all manner of tech is sold at massive discount.
This year is no disappointment, with discounts of more than 50% available on many laptops sold on the web store.
Whether you’re looking for a snappy Chromebook, a 2-in-1 tablet or a high-powered gaming laptop, the ecommerce giant has you covered.
You have to be a Prime member to qualify for the deals, so make sure you sign up first if you want to get these prices.
Lightweight Chromebooks are low cost, low-powered devices famous for booting up quickly.
Designed for predominantly online use, they tend to have relatively small hard-drives and rely on cloud storage. Often targeted at students, they’re great for people that don’t need massive amounts of processing power.
One of the cheapest available right now is the ASUS Touchscreen Chromebook C204MA: an 11.6″ device powered with an Intel Celeron N4020 and 4GB of random access memory (RAM).
The Chromebook with the biggest discount in percentage terms is HP’s 14″, snappily-named 14b-na0005sa laptop. Powered by a more impressive AMD Athlon 3050 processor, it features 4GB of RAM and a 64 GB solid state hardrive.
If you’re looking for something with higher specs, Amazon’s knocked a cool £100 off the ASUS Touchscreen Chromebook Flip C433TA.
It features an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and a 128GB harddrive.
If you want something higher-powered, Amazon has plenty of traditional and 2-in-1 laptops on special offer today.
At half-price, the GeoFlex 340 14.1-inch convertible laptop has one of the sale’s biggest discounts in terms of percentage. This touchscreen computer doubles as a tablet, featuring a 10th generation Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM and a 128GB built-in solid state drive.
If you’d prefer a better-known brand, there are plenty more discounts at the lower end of the pricing scale.
The 14-inch ASUS Vivobook L410MA is currently on sale at £179.99, down from £299.99: a discount of 40%.
This laptop features an Intel Pentium N5030 processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 64GB hard drive.
The ASUS VivoBook 15 X515EA is also on offer at 38% of the original price: £279.99, down from £479.99. This computer uses an Intel i3-1115G4, with 8GB RAM and a 256GB solid state drive.
There are lots of good options in the mid-range too, with 47% off two devices in Huawei’s MateBook range. You can get £450 off last year’s MateBook 14, which features an Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 512 GB solid state drive, and is on offer for £498.99.
You can also snap up the MateBook D15, which also has an 11th generation Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM, for £399.99, down from £749.99.
If you’re after something higher end, you can get a massive 48% off Samsung’s Galaxy Book Flex laptop, which also doubles as a tablet. This computer has a 13.3 inch screen, and is powered by 8 GB or RAM and an Intel Core i5-1035G4. It’s solid state drive can hold a mega 512 GB.
It’s currently on sale for £699.00: a huge discount on the original retail price of £1439.
Deals on high-powered gaming laptops tend to be less dramatic. But there are still a few good options this Prime Day.
At the higher end of the pricing spectrum, the Razer Blade 15 Advanced is on offer at £1,699.99, down from £2,499.98. This computer features an Intel Core i7 processor, a NVIDIA RTX 3070 graphics card, 16GB of RAM and a 1TB solid state drive.
In the mid-range, you can snap up an MSI Katana GF76 for £899, down from £1299. This laptop has a 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor, a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics card, 16 GB of RAM and a 512 GB hard drive.
On the lower end, you can get an Acer Nitro 5 AN515-56 for £649.99, down from £849.99.
This device runs on an Intel Core i5-11400H processor, and features 8GB of RAM, a 512GB solid state drive and a NVIDIA RTX 3050 graphics card.
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