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Dell Black Friday deals — best early sales in 2021

Dell Black Friday deals
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Dell Black Friday deals are arriving earlier than ever. As one of the biggest PC manufacturers around, Dell has a wide range of laptops, desktops, and monitors to offer. And while many of these can be found on sale throughout the year, Black Friday deals tend to offer the biggest price cuts.

Many retailers have been launching early holiday sales all month. While Dell has been hush on its holiday plans, there are various deals you can get now. So we're listing some of the best early Dell laptop sales available today. Heads up: We've noticed that Dell tends to change the links to its deals everyday. So if one of the deals below appears expired, you can probably still find that deal by scrolling through this deals list.

Dell Black Friday deals — best sales now


Dell XPS 13

Dell XPS 13: was $734 now $685 @ Dell
Editor's Choice deal: The Dell XPS 13 is one of the best laptops you can buy. You can get this sleek machine for just $685 when purchasing directly from Dell. This configuration packs a 13.3-inch 1080p touch display, Core i5-1135G7 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. Of note, the link to this deal switches every day, so if it shows up as sold out, look for the base XPS 13 at this Dell link

Dell Inspiron 15 3000

Dell Inspiron 15 3000: was $529 now $323 @ Dell
The Inspiron 15 3000 is a basic laptop that can be used for everything from Netflix streaming to everyday work. It features a 15.6-inch 1080p LCD, Core i3-1115G4 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD. 

Dell XPS 15

Dell XPS 15: was $2,199 now $1,714 @ Dell
As part of the early Dell Black Friday deals — Dell is dropping the price of its XPS 15. It comes with a 15.6-inch (3840 x 2400) touch LCD, Core i7-10750H CPU, 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and a GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GPU. It's the perfect laptop for just about any type of task. Use coupon "50OFF699" at final checkout to get this price. 

Dell G15

Dell G15 Gaming Laptop: was $1,184 now $862 @ Dell
The Dell G15 is proof that not all gaming laptops must cost a fortune. On sale for $862, it features a 15.6-inch 1080p 120Hz LCD, Core i5-11400H CPU, 8GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and an RTX 3050 Ti 4GB GPU. However, keep in mind that Dell Black Friday deals will likely drop the price of this laptop even further by $50 to $100. 

Inspiron 14

Inspiron 14: was $604 now $470 @ Dell
The Inspiron 14 is a reliable mainstream laptop that can thrive at work, school, or home. This machine features a 14-inch 1080p LCD, Core i3-1125G4 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. 

Dell 27" Gaming Monitor

Dell 27" Gaming Monitor: was $589 now $329 @ Dell
This Dell gaming monitor offers a buttery-smooth 165Hz refresh rate. You also get a 27-inch display with a 2560 x 1440 resolution and both Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync support. Plus, you can hook it up via either DisplayPort or HDMI, though you can only get the full 165 Hz refresh rate when you connect it to your PC via DisplayPort.

Alienware Black Friday deals 


Alienware 25" Gaming Monitor

Alienware 25" Gaming Monitor: was $524 now $279 @ Dell
The Alienware AW2521HF is designed for gaming. It features a 240Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, G-Sync and FreeSync compatibility. The 1080p monitor also packs HDMI and DisplayPort connectivity. 


Alienware m17 R4: was $2,109 now $1,749 @ Dell
The Alienware m17 R4 is a beastly gaming laptop that offers all the power an avid PC gamer could want. It features a 17.3-inch 1080p 360Hz LCD w/ G-Sync, Core i7-10870H CPU, 16GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, and an RTX 3060 6GB GPU. It's one of the best early Alienware Black Friday deals we've seen. 

Dell Black Friday deals — what to expect

XPS: Dell's XPS laptops are among the best laptops we've reviewed. Stylish, powerful, and versatile — year after year the XPS 13 sets the standard for Windows laptops. Last year, Dell Black Friday deals slashed the price of the XPS 13 down to just $661. It was the base model, but an absolute steal for anyone who needed a mainstream laptop. Given that the XPS 13 is on sale for $685 now, it's possible we'll see even lower prices on Black Friday. Meanwhile, expect the the pricier XPS 15 to drop to around $999. 

Inspiron: If you're looking for a mainstream laptop under $499, Dell's Inspiron line is for you. Expect prices for a mainstream machine to hit under $399. It'll include all the basics like a 1080p LCD, Core i5 CPU, and a 256GB SSD. 

Alienware: Gamers looking for max horsepower will want to turn to Dell's Alienware line. Expect to see prices start from $1,099 with discounts that will take from 15% to 20% off current prices. Likewise, Alienware gaming monitors will dip below $999 and could see discounts of up to $350 off. For instance, last year the Alienware 34-inch curved monitor dropped to $839 (down from its regular price of $1,520). 

When do Dell Black Friday deals start?

Although Black Friday isn't till November 26, Dell Black Friday deals have already started. The PC manufacturer is taking from $100 to $500 off select gaming rigs, XPS laptops, and gaming monitors. In fact, its current Cyber Sale is offering deals from $14.99

Louis Ramirez

As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.