Best Presidents Day laptop sales 2023 — save on Chromebooks, Dell, HP and more

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If you couldn't score a deal on a new laptop over the holidays, Presidents Day laptop sales are where it's at. It's the first major retail holiday of the year, and retailers are slashing the prices of popular models to celebrate.

Some of our favorite deals right now are the Dell XPS 15 for $1,349 at Dell (opens in new tab) and the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 for $549 at Amazon (opens in new tab). These are our best Windows laptop and best Chromebook respectively, so it's awesome to see them on sale for these prices.

There are plenty more deals to choose from, so keep scrolling for the best Presidents Day laptop sales. Or Check out our Presidents Day sales page for deals across all categories.

Best Presidents Day laptop sales available right now

Laptops under $500

HP Chromebook (11"): was $259 now $118 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

HP Chromebook (11"): was $259 now $118 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This super-cheap Chromebook sports an 11" screen, 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM. It's light, meaning it's very portable and its 15-hour battery life will easily get you through your day without having to reach for a charger.

HP 15" Laptop: was $499 now $417 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)

HP 15" Laptop: was $499 now $417 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
This 15-inch HP laptop is suitable for a variety of tasks. Best of all, it's now on sale for under $500. It features a 15.6-inch LCD, AMD Ryzen 5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. 

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 2-in-1: was $429 now $352 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 2-in-1: was $429 now $352 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Chromebook Flex 5 breaks the normal Chromebook rules with relatively thin bezels and a 10th Gen Intel Core i3-10110U CPU. Its 360-degree hinge and touchscreen will help you make the most of Android app support.

Microsoft Surface Go 2: was $399 now $274 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Microsoft Surface Go 2: was $399 now $274 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This Windows 10 tablet is a great budget laptop replacement. With a bright screen, excellent webcam, and all-day battery life. The device doesn't come with a keyboard included, but it's a great deal regardless.

Laptops under $1,000

was $1,099 now $887 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)

Asus TUF Gaming F17 w/ RTX 3050 Ti: was $1,099 now $887 @ Walmart
(opens in new tab)If you’re looking for a solid gaming laptop, the Asus TUF Gaming F17 is practically perfect, especially for $899. It features a 17.3-inch FHD 144Hz display, an Intel 11th generation Core i5-11260H CPU, 8GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage. It comes bundled with Windows 11.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4: was $1,299 now $949 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4: was $1,299 now $949 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
It's no longer the latest Surface Laptop, but this laptop is still one of the best around for productivity. Featuring an i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, and a sleek matt black shell.

Surface Pro 8: was $1,099 now $695 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)

Surface Pro 8: was $1,099 now $695 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save on the Microsoft Surface Po 8 over at Walmart. This model comes with a 13-inch screen, Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 128GB SSD, and Windows 11 Home. It doesn't come with a Type Cover or a Surface Pen, but it's a great deal regardless.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2: was $699 now $549 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2: was $699 now $549 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Looking at this super-thin Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2, most people probably wouldn't think it's a Chromebook until they turned it on. Its gorgeous 1080p QLED display is better than what you find in most Chromebooks and its Core i3 processor is also far faster. Amazon offers the same price (opens in new tab)

MacBook Air (M1/2020): was $999 now $899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

MacBook Air (M1/2020): was $999 now $899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you're looking to switch over to a Mac, this is the best entry point. This laptop is frequently on sale in the $899 to $949 range, but we've seen it go as low as $849 after an on-page coupon, so make sure to check back to see if this deal returns. This MacBook features a 13-inch Retina display, 8-core M1 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. 

Laptops over $1,000

HP OMEN (16.1"): was $1,329 now $1,063 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

HP OMEN (16.1"): was $1,329 now $1,063 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
This HP Omen gaming laptop offers a 16.1" display, AMD Ryzen 7 processor, plus 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD. It stays cool during gameplay thanks to its Tempest cooling system, and even charges quickly (reaching 50% charge in around 30 minutes.)

ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 (13”): was $2,009 now $1,000 @ Lenovo (opens in new tab)

ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 (13”): was $2,009 now $1,000 @ Lenovo (opens in new tab)
This deal takes an amazing $1000 off one of Lenovo’s best laptops. It comes with an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and 256GB of storage, and delivers great performance and visuals with plenty of ports to boot. 

Dell XPS 15: was $1,549 now $1,349 @ Dell (opens in new tab)

Dell XPS 15: was $1,549 now $1,349 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
Dell is slashing $200 off the Dell XPS 15, which is the best Windows laptop we've tested. It offers impressive performance and has a productivity-friendly design. This model comes with an Intel Core i5 CPU, 16GB RAM and 512GB storage.

Razer Blade 15: was $2,999 now $2,399 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Razer Blade 15: was $2,999 now $2,399 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 2022 model Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop has been sliced $400 off in Amazon's January sales. This configuration packs a Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU, 12th Gen Intel 14-Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. Plus, it's 15.6-inch QHD display boasts a 240Hz refresh rate for smooth gameplay and Windows 11 comes pre-installed. This is a plenty powerful gaming laptop for newcomers and experienced gamers a like. 

MacBook Pro 14" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $1,999 now $1,899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

MacBook Pro 14" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $1,999 now $1,899 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 2021 MacBook Pro sports Apple's new M1 Pro CPU, which delivers 8 more GPU cores, a better Media Engine, and more memory bandwidth than the already incredible M1 chip. It's also Apple's first 14-inch MacBook Pro featuring a 14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED display with 3024 x 1984 resolution. Others specs include 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. You also get three Thunderbolt 4 ports, HDMI port, SDXC card slot, and a MagSafe 3 port. It's on sale for $1,799, which is the cheapest price we've seen for this base configuration. 

Zephyrus G15: was $1,849 now $1,479 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)

Zephyrus G15: was $1,849 now $1,479 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
This deal saves you $300 on one of the best gaming laptops out there. This particular model sports a vibrant 15.6-inch QHD display, AMD Ryzen 9 CPU, RTX 3070 graphics card, 16GB of RAM and an entire 1TB of SSD storage. 

MacBook Pro 13" (2020/512GB): was $1,499 now $1,043 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

MacBook Pro 13" (2020/512GB): was $1,499 now $1,043 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Great performance, long battery life, and a vibrant display are all hallmarks of the MacBook Pro M1. In our tests, Apple's M1 chip delivers performance that runs circles around Windows laptops, and you get a brighter display than the MacBook Air and beefier 8-core graphics. Even better, the system lasted over 16 hours in our battery test.

Millie Davis-Williams

Millie is a Deals writer at Tom's Guide specializing in deals content. She also covers the latest tech news and and creates how-to articles about everything from phones, streaming devices, and headphones to apps and video games. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gaming on her Nintendo Switch and creating digital art.