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Editor’s note 9:43 PM ET: We’ll continue to update our list of Black Friday laptop deals throughout the weekend. Stick around! — Joanna Nelius, Reviewed
Today is Black Friday, which means you can find incredible deals on top-tier laptops from the best brands—HP, Lenovo, Dell and more. Buy a business-friendly ultrabook, capable gaming PC or Chromebook for school from Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and other retailers. Below are the top laptops on sale for Black Friday 2022, so read on to snag the cheap computer you’ve been angling for. Keep checking back for new deals throughout the day!
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Find the best laptop, whatever your needs or budget may be
- Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 3 Chromebook for $199 (Save $180)
- HP Pavilion x360 2-in-1 14 Touch-Screen Laptop at Best Buy for $500 (Save $330)
- HP Victus 15 Gaming Laptop with Intel Core i5-12500H at Amazon for $695 (Save $275)
- Acer Nitro 5 15.6-inch gaming laptop with Nvidia RTX 3060 at Walmart for $649 (Save $150)
- Apple 2022 13.6-Inch M2 MacBook Air at Amazon from $1,049 (Save $150)
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If you need a portable gaming machine that can also double as a work or school laptop, look no further than these great deals.
Know for its bevy of tech devices, Best Buy also has laptops on sale from a variety of developers. Whether you need the wide screen of an Acer or an excellently reviewed gaming laptop like the Asus Zephyrus, this tech retailer has you covered at prices as low as $79.
Fully locked into Apple’s ecosystem? Here are the best deals on Apple MacBooks during Black Friday.
If light, slim and sleek laptops are your jam, Dell makes some of the best-looking laptops around.
You don’t have to look far for great deals on HP laptops. In fact, you can go right to the manufacturer’s website for up to 66% off select laptops!
This is the best time of year to snag a great deal on a Lenovo laptop, especially if you like to game on the go. One of our favorite gaming laptops, the Legion 5 Pro, is on sale for $200 off!
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Black Friday 2022 is today, Friday, November 25. Cyber Monday 2022 will take place on Monday, November 28. Thanksgiving is the last Thursday of November, and each year Black Friday occurs the day following, with Cyber Monday following shortly after.
Black Friday is followed by Cyber Monday on November 28, 2022. Technically speaking, as soon as Cyber Monday begins, Black Friday ends. The best discounts are usually limited to these two days (and the weekend between them); however, some deals stick around through the end of the following week. There are also a number of Black Friday deals you can snag today.
Generally, yes. This is the time of year when major companies like Intel, AMD and Nvidia release their new desktop hardware components, and the laptop version of that hardware gets released soon after in the new year.
Retailers need to push out their current laptop stock to make room for the latest versions, hence all the sales before the end of the year. If a retailer has a lot of inventory of particular products, you can expect deep discounts on even the most powerful laptops for gaming, content creation and productivity.
If you don’t want or have time to spend scouring multiple websites for laptop deals, you’re already doing the best thing by looking at a curated list of laptops handpicked by our editors. We have personally tested and reviewed the laptops on this list, so you can feel confident you’re getting a good deal on a quality laptop.
Of course, you can look on your own, too. If you have a specific brand in mind, the best place to start is at that brand’s website. If you find something you like, search for it on a 3rd party seller like Amazon, Best Buy, or Walmart, or your local, brick-and-mortar electronics store like Micro Center. Those prices might be cheaper, or you can buy refurbished as another way to save money.
Major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart will have the most deals on laptops for Black Friday. You can usually find many current- and last-generation laptops for gaming and productivity on sale for hundreds of dollars off the usual asking price.
It depends on what you’re looking for. While the 2020 M1 MacBook Air (from $799) is still our top choice for the best overall laptop, we’ve also ranked laptops from HP and Asus as top-of-the-line. We can also recommend a variety of Chromebooks, with our best picks coming from Lenovo, Acer and Google.
If you’re on a budget, the Asus Chromebook Flip C434TA-DSM4 is down to $262 right now at Amazon—a $243 markdown. We’re fans of its stellar and sleek build quality, which rivals that of laptops twice its price, and excellent battery life. Its trackpad can be less than responsive, but it’s still an excellent value.
If you’ve got a student to shop for this holiday season, the 2021 M1 16-Inch MacBook Pro, down from $2,499 to just $2,000 at Amazon, is a great addition to anyone’s educational tools. The 2021 model is another one of our favorite laptops for its spectacular battery life and positive user experience. It has a battery life of up to 21 hours and its M1 Pro processing chip promises blazing-fast performance.
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