If you’re looking for the best cheap laptop deals, then you’ve come to the right place, especially as the January sales bargain season is in full swing. Many retailers are slashing prices in their laptop sales at numerous points of the year and our dedicated team of deal hunters are on the lookout to find the best laptop deals from the most reliable stores. So, for the best value cheap laptops, with genuine discounts over the trumped up fake ‘deals’ take a look below.

If you’re after a cheap laptop for web browsing and other simple tasks, or you need a new laptop for school or work, or you simply need a really powerful laptop for as little money as possible, we’ve got you covered.

At the top of the page you’ll find our selection of the latest and best cheap laptop deals of the week followed by a selection of popular quality laptops that retailers like to discount on a regular basis. Underneath those laptop deals you’ll find our pick of the latest best laptops and the best available prices. If you’re an Apple fan, be sure to take a look at our cheap MacBook deals page too.

If you’re from the States or Down Under, be sure to check out our selection of the top laptop deals in the US or in Australia in our always-updated guides.

The best cheap laptop deal of the week

Dell Latitude E7240 Ultrabook from £168 at eBay
This refurbished ultrabook is enormously powerful for such a low price and comes with a six-month warranty as standard. £168 is the price if you want the Windows 10 OS pre-installed – £150 if you’re flying solo. Impressive spec on this 12-inch HD touchscreen laptop include an i5 processor, 4GB of RAM (or choose 8GB for just £18 more) and a 128GB SSD. You won’t find better value for such a low price if you don’t mind it being a refurb.
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Other brilliant laptop deals this week

Asus VivoBook E201NA 11.6-inch laptop £159.99 at Amazon
If you need a basic, super cheap laptop that doesn’t take up much space when you’re on the move, this is a bit of a steal at just under £160. With 4GB of RAM it’ll handle basic tasks easily and the 64GB of storage should be fine unless you want to stuff it with movie files.
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Gemini TC10 10.1-inch 2-in-1 laptop £169.97 at Amazon
This is a mega cheap 2-in-1 laptop/tablet convertible with some decent bang for your buck. 4GB of RAM, a HD screen (nice for streaming!) and 64GB of storage make this a very handy device for basic work needs with casual browsing and Netflix sessions catered for too.
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HP Chromebook 11 £179 at Amazon
If you’re after one of the cheapest Chromebooks around to try out saying goodbye to Windows, then this 11-inch model is worth a look. 4GB of RAM is enough for very basic work activities, although the 16GB of storage is a bit rubbish. There is free access to 100GB of online storage though to make storing your files online super easy.
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Asus Chromebook C223NA £185 at Amazon
Chromebooks like this are super cheap and a viable alternative to your standard Windows laptop, even more so if you’re used to using Google’s suite of office apps. This one comes with a useful 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, which is surprisingly roomy without the bloated Windows OS.
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ACER CB3-131 11.6-inch Chromebook £199 at AO.com
If you’re happy to say goodbye to Windows and take advantage of the very capable Google/Android ecosystem services for basic laptop needs this 11.6-inch Chromebook comes with a respectable 9-hour battery life. Shame about the small 32GB hard drive, but you can always expand with a portable drive or USB stick.
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Dell Chromebook 11 2-in-1 laptop £299.99 at Amazon
This is more expensive than most of the other Chromebooks on this page, but it is a 2-in-1 laptop – which means it has a touchscreen and can be folding over to use like a tablet. You’re also getting 4GB of RAM and an extended 64GB of storage.
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HP 14-cm0013na 14-inch laptop £349 at AO.com
£50 cheaper today. The performance levels on this cheap laptop are seriously high for such a low price. If you’re after a machine that loads fast and can multitask like a boss when handling multiple daily work tasks then the 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD combo should suit you fine. You want more? You also get an HD screen and AMD Ryzen 3 processor.
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Acer Aspire 3 14-inch laptop – £359 at AO.com
This popular and portable Acer model has an especially large 256GB SSD considering the super low price you’re getting. 4GB of RAM is plenty to handle standard multi-tasking activities like checking email, listening to music, running plenty of browser tabs, editing documents and so on. The Full HD screen is great for relaxing with movie content too.
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Lenovo IdeaPad 330S i5 4GB RAM £499 at Currys
If you want a great laptop but really want to keep the budget under £500, this one just about squeezes in. 8th-gen i5 processor and a 256GB SSD all inside a sleek blue shell. This version comes with 4GB of RAM which is plenty for basic day-to-day activities. But if you need 8GB then you can get one below for an extra £80.
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HP 15.6-inch laptop – £499.99 at Argos
If you’re not too bothered about a SSD for storage we’d take a look at this HP laptop deal. It comes with a roomy 1TB hard drive and a meaty 8GB of RAM making it great for multi-tasking with minimal slowdown.
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Surface Pro (2017) and Type Cover £749 £629 at Argos
This previous-gen Microsoft Surface Pro offer is a fantastic bundle as it comes with the Type Cover keyboard and a massive £120 discount. It only has an M processor and 4GB of RAM. But if it’s the Surface Pros style and portable nature you’re after more than raw power this well worth a look and it’s still more powerful than the newer Surface Go at this price. If you need more grunt, check out the Surface Pro 6 offer further down this page.
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HP Envy x360 £879.99 £649 at Currys
HP’s versatile Envy x360 convertible laptop has had £230 knocked off. This version comes with an AMD Ryzen 5 processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD. This is a decent 2-in-1 for regular tasks like browsing the web and watching films on, thanks to its gorgeous full HD display.View Deal

We’ll continue adding the best laptop deals in the latest sales as we find them. Up next, you’ll find the latest prices on some of the most popular laptops around, followed by the best deals on Vocal Views’s favourite laptops.

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Where to find more cheap laptop sales:

  • Amazon: retail giant is often the cheapest in the UK.
  • AO: lots of cheap laptops at this growing electronics specialist.
  • Argos: home delivery or pick up a cheap laptop locally today.
  • John Lewis: models come with at least two-year guarantee.
  • Very: often has plenty of voucher codes or ‘buy now pay later’ options.
  • ebuyer: the UK computing specialists have some great promotions.
  • Laptops Direct: specialist UK store has a huge selection of laptop deals.
  • Dell: get a great laptop deal direct from Dell.
  • Currys: the retailer that’s seemingly always having a sale.

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cheap laptops at john lewis

1. Lenovo Ideapad 510

A powerful and stylish 15.6-inch laptop

Intel Core CPU

Optional Nvidia graphics

SSD and HDD options

There have been some generous offers lately for this popular Lenovo laptop series. Any choice between the 4GB and 12GB RAM options should run multiple applications at once. Hard drive sizes vary from 256GB SSD to 1TB in regular form. Some options also include dedicated Nvidia GeForce GTX 940MX graphics.

HP Stream 14

2. HP Stream 14

Big and colorful for cheap

CPU: Intel Celeron N3060 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 400 | RAM: 4GB | Screen: 14-inch HD (1,366 x 768) SVA BrightView WLED-backlit | Storage: 32GB eMMC

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