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The 21 best laptop deals right now: MacBook, Chromebook, 2-in-1 sales

March is just around the corner, and now is the time to save on laptops from Dell, Lenovo, HP, and more.
Written by Rebecca Isaacs, Staff Writer on
Reviewed by Amy Lieu

We're only two months into the new year and there have been some amazing laptop announcements. Last month at CES, the latest lines of laptops and Chromebooks were announced, paving the way for new RTX 40 series graphics cards. However, they're pricey, and if you're looking for some savings, you can score a great deal on the equally powerful RTX 30 series GPU lines at major retailers.

From portable gaming devices to remote workstations, I've rounded up deals on some of the best laptops out there so you can find a portable PC that you or a family member will love -- while saving you some major cash.

Keep in mind that stock may be limited for current deals. Coupled with snowstorms, once-in-a-century blizzards, and more, it may take time for your laptop to arrive, even with two-day shipping offered by most retailers. If you see something that looks like a great deal, we recommend adding it to your cart ASAP.

Best laptop deals

Below are the best laptop deals we found. Further down the page, you'll see other interesting laptop deals we spotted at Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy.

  • Current price: $900
  • Original price: $1,230

Microsoft's Surface Pro 7+ differs from the standard 7 model by supporting a removable/upgradable SSD and offering up to 15 hours of battery life compared to 10.5 hours. Mobile broadband (4G LTE) is also an option on the 7+ model, although it's not available on this tablet-plus-keyboard cover offer. With this deal, you can save $480 off the laptop's list price.


  • Current Price: $1,459
  • Original Price: $3,663

Dell's 5760 laptop offers a bunch of great specs including Windows 11 Pro, 8GB Ram, and 256GB SSD storage. On top of all of these great specs, you'll also get ExpressResponse to launch your apps faster, Intelligent Audio to help reduce noise during your meetings, and even ExpressCharge which will boost the battery life by up to 80% in just one hour.

  • Current price: $2,100
  • Original price: $2,600

The Razer Blade 14 is one of our favorite gaming laptops because it balances power and portability. With a powerful AMD processor, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics, and a 165Hz screen, it packs a lot into a 1.78kg chassis. Quality specs mean a hefty price tag, but right now it's available for 23% off.

  • Current Price: $1,280
  • Original Price: $2,329

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 is 45% off right now, saving you over $1,000 on a top-performing laptop. Built with the 12th Generation Intel Core i5-1240P Processor, the e-cores can go up to 3.30GHz and boost up to 4.40GHz. Plus, 8GB RAM, 256 GB SSD storage, and integrated Intel Iris Xe Graphics round out the specs on this Linux-based 14-inch laptop. 

Use code THINKFEB to get the deal.

  • Current Price: $400
  • Original Price: $480

Sometimes a higher price doesn't necessarily mean better specs. If you're looking for a budget-friendly laptop that can function as a document processor and internet surfer, the Aspire 5 is for you. The laptop features a 15.6-inch full HD screen, 8GB RAM, and an AMD Ryzen quad-core processor that boosts up to 3.85GHz.

  • Current price: $600
  • Original price: $730

If you're prioritizing price as well as overall features, design, and performance, the 15.6-inch Asus VivoBook S15 is well worth considering. This stylish Core i5-based laptop with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage already offered great value at its original retail price of $730. Now $600, it's an even better deal. 

Also: What are laptop docking stations and which is best for your setup?

Amazon laptop deals

Here are some other laptop deals happening right now at Amazon:

Walmart laptop deals

Here are some other laptop deals happening right now at Walmart:

Best Buy laptop deals

Here are some other laptop deals happening right now at Best Buy:

Lenovo laptop deals

Lenovo is hosting a dedicated President's Day sale. You can find our best picks from the number-one PC manufacturer worldwide in Q3 2022 sale that are happening right now:

Apple MacBook deals

Here are some top laptop deals for Apple aficionados happening right now:

How did we choose these laptop deals?

We searched for laptop deals at retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy, and also at the websites of leading manufacturers like Lenovo, HP, Dell, Apple, Acer, and Asus. We also used various price trackers to ensure that a claimed deal wasn't spurious.

We have concentrated on quality products from leading vendors, as discounts on these laptops are likely to be most sought-after by potential buyers.

What specs do I need to look for in a laptop?

It depends on your needs. We break it down for you below:

  • Processing power/CPU: The processor is the computer's brain essentially, and handles the basic programming tasks. Gamers will want a higher processor that can even boost to a higher GHz threshold for AAA games like Death Stranding and Halo Infinite. Higher processor outputs will also apply to content creators who need a laptop to handle editing video software, but if you're using your laptop for general work or just surfing the internet, you can opt for a lower processor. 
  • Graphics card/GPU: Again, gamers and content creators will want a higher graphics card to reflect the beautiful imagery for their gaming. I personally recommend that gamers opt for at least an RTX 3060 at the moment. However, again, internet surfers and workers shouldn't worry too much about the graphics if you're just focusing on building out word documents.
  • Storage: For those that focus on lighter laptop use, 256GB will be plenty of space for your laptop. However, if you need more storage for high-resolution photos, videos, or more, you'll want to opt for 512GB of storage or even 1TB.
  • RAM: In conjunction with the CPU, RAM is used to help the computer get through daily tasks, multi-tasking, and is vital to running programs. ZDNET expert Adrian Kingsley-Hughes breaks down RAM needs here, but at minimum, especially for working, you should opt for around 8GB, and gamers will potentially want more.

Do I need a gaming laptop or a "regular" laptop?

Again, it depends on your needs. Those that aren't gamers can opt for a regular laptop with high specs, but content creators or those that work with heavy editing software should opt for a designer's laptop or a gaming laptop. Not because, of course, you want to have the best gaming specs on the side, but because those laptops come with powerful CPUs, GPUs, and high RAM to handle the heavy requirements that software needs.

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