Prime Day 2021 Laptop Deals: Best Deals on MacBook Pro, Acer, Gateway Notebook, More
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is not just a one-day affair. It’s Tuesday and laptop deals are still up for grabs. The search for a , or model? There’s a ton on sale, so now’s the time to grab a bargain. We’ve rounded up the best laptop deals not only from Amazon, but also Best Buy, Newegg, and Walmart, along with some decent discounts straight from Dell.
These offers are all accurate at time of posting, and we will check them regularly to keep them updated and add new offers when we find them.
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If you’re a certain age, you might remember the name Gateway and its computers that come in boxes printed in black and white. Gateway is back as a line of low-cost laptops and tablets at Walmart. But you won’t find any of the models on store shelves in their iconic cow packaging; the new Gateway laptops are only available online. This 14-inch Gateway laptop features a 10th Generation Intel Core i5 processor and 16GB of RAM. You get a 256GB SSD for storage – average capacity for the price, but the amount of memory is double what is typically offered. And you get a Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixel) display, which is better than the 1366 x 768 pixel panels found on other budget laptops. There is also a fingerprint reader for easy and secure logins. The green and black models are sold out, but you can get it at a big discount in either blue or pink.
Take the model above, enlarge the screen from 14.1 to 15.6 inches and save $ 330. If you work or learn at home and move around less, the extra screen space outweighs the extra weight and bulk. Discount applies to all four color choices.
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The upgraded MacBook Air model has a list price of $ 1,249 and provides the M1 processor with a slight difference from the base model – it has an eight-core GPU. More importantly, it doubles the storage capacity with a 512GB SSD. You can get this model for the lowest price we’ve ever seen so far of $ 1,100 with savings at checkout.
Read our MacBook Air M1 review.
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The new 13-inch MacBook Pro uses Apple’s new M1 processor, which is an eight-core processor with four performance cores and four efficiency cores, an eight-core GPU, and a 16-core neural engine. The base model also includes 8 GB of RAM, a 256 GB SSD, a Retina display, the Magic keyboard and the touch bar with Touch ID. The base configuration is currently $ 199 on Amazon, which brings the price down to an all-time low.
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This 15.6-inch laptop from Acer is $ 70 at Newegg and delivers double the storage capacity usually found at this price point, with a 512GB SSD rather than the typical 256GB on offer. It also has a 10th generation Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM. The 15.6-inch display ticks the box for Full HD resolution.
This mid-range laptop is currently on sale at an affordable price. It has a 15.6-inch Full HD touchscreen powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 3700U processor, 12 GB of RAM and a 512 GB SSD. The processor is a generation behind AMD’s current lineup but a member of the leading Ryzen 7 series – it should perform general tasks with its above-average memory allocation.
This Acer Aspire 5 model has a 15.6 inch Full HD display powered by an 11th generation Intel Core i7 processor, 12 GB of RAM and a 512 GB SSD. At its reduced price, it offers excellent value for money. -priced with a modern and powerful Intel processor, as well as sufficient memory and solid-state storage capacity.
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Plenty of memory and SSD storage powers this 15 inch Lenovo laptop. It’s based on a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, which is a generation behind Intel’s current crop of chips, but is expected to deliver enough power for general Windows use, especially when paired with 16GB. of RAM. You also get a 512 GB SSD. The 15.6-inch screen offers Full HD resolution and touch support.
The MSI version of the MacBook features a slim and sleek all-aluminum body and Intel’s Evo platform. This discounted model features an 11th Gen Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. You also get a pair of Thunderbolt 4 ports. This Prestige 14 sales model offers modern components, tons of style. and $ 299 in savings for Prime Day.
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Co-designed by Samsung and Intel, this top-of-the-line Intel Evo two-in-one features a stunning 15.6-inch AMOLED display powered by an 11th-generation Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and an SSD of 1TB. It includes Samsung’s S Pen for drawing and taking notes, and the Galaxy Book Pro works seamlessly with Galaxy phones.
Read our Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 review.