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Best cheap laptop deals and sales in January 2022

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There is a wide range of cheap laptop deals and sales currently available. The new year sales are seeing retailers competing to offer the steepest discount on some of the best laptops you can buy. 

Retailers including Amazon, Currys PC World, and Dell have some excellent laptops deals running right now. Some of the best savings out there right now come thanks to Amazon which is offering excellent savings across a wide range of laptops from a bargain Asus Chromebook to Apple's hugely in-demand MacBook Pro M1.  

Below you’ll find our roundup of the best cheap laptop deals and sales that are available right now. Plus, we regularly update this page, so if you’re in the market for a laptop make sure to keep checking back so you don’t miss an offer. 

Today's best cheap laptop deals and sales

Laptop deals under £299

Asus C223NA Chromebook: was £229 now £159 @ Amazon

Asus C223NA Chromebook: was £229 now £159 @ Amazon
This Asus Chromebook is definitely an entry-level machine, but this Acer Chromebook is still a great pickup and it's dropped to below £160 at Amazon. For the price don't expect powerful specs, but if you just need a machine for everyday use or some light work then it'll fit the bill nicely.

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook: was £279 now £224 @ Amazon

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook: was £279 now £224 @ Amazon
The Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook is an excellent 2-in-1 laptop. Functioning as both a laptop and a tablet-style device, it offers extreme versatility. It's currently £55 off at Amazon. 

HP 15s laptop: was £329 now £279 @ Currys

HP 15s laptop: was £329 now £279 @ Currys
This slick-looking HP laptop offers an AMD A3020e processor, 4GB of RAM, a 15.6-inch screen, and a sizeable 128GB SSD. It's the ideal machine for everyday use or remote learning.

Laptop deals under £599

Asus A516 laptop: was £429 now £349 @ Argos

Asus A516 laptop: was £429 now £349 @ Argos
With an Intel i3 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD you're getting plenty of bang for your buck with this Asus offering. It's currently £70 off at Argos and is one of the best cheap laptop deals we've spotted this month.

Dell Inspiron 14: was £549 now £449 @ Currys

Dell Inspiron 14: was £549 now £449 @ Currys
This 2-in-1 device functions as both a laptop and a tablet, and is currently £100 off at Currys. It also sports an Intel Core i3 CPU, 4GB of RAM, 256GB SSD and a 14-inch FHD touchscreen display. 

Dell Inspiron 14: was £649 now £568 @ Dell

Dell Inspiron 14: was £649 now £568 @ Dell
The Dell Inspiron 14 is £81 off right now at Dell. It offers a 14-inch FHD display, 11th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD for storage. 

Laptop deals over £600

Asus TUF FX506LH Gaming Laptop: was £749 now £679 @ Amazon

Asus TUF FX506LH Gaming Laptop: was £749 now £679 @ Amazon
If you're after a gaming laptop that doesn't cost a fortune, this portable machine from Asus will get the job done. It's not a powerhouse but for the price its specs are solid with an Intel 95 CPU, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. 

MSI GF62 gaming laptop: was £799 now £715 @ Amazon

MSI GF62 gaming laptop: was £799 now £715 @ Amazon
This gaming laptop from MSI is currently £83 off at Amazon. It sports a 15.6-inch FHD display, an Intel Core i5 CPU, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD for storing games. It's a solid entry-level machine if you're looking to take a first step into the world of PC gaming. 

ASUS ZenBook Duo: was £1,499 now £1,199 @ Currys

ASUS ZenBook Duo: was £1,499 now £1,199 @ Currys
Currys is offering a massive £300 off this Asus ZenBook laptop, which boasts an Intel Core i7 processor, Intel Iris Xe GPU, 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and a 14-inch FHD LED display. It also comes packing a separate 7-inch touchscreen that works in tandem with the main display. 

Laptop deals - Apple

MacBook Air M1 256GB (2020): was £999 now £889 @ Amazon

MacBook Air M1 256GB (2020): was £999 now £889 @ Amazon
The MacBook Air M1 uses Apple's super speedy processing chip to make everyday tasks lightning-fast and even complex computing can be done in a whiz. You also get 18-hours of battery life, a 13.3-inch Retina display and a 256GB SSD for storage. This is an excellent MacBook at a great price. 

MacBook Pro M1 256GB (2020): was £1,299 now £1,159 @ Amazon

MacBook Pro M1 256GB (2020): was £1,299 now £1,159 @ Amazon
MacBook deals are always extremely popular so don't miss this £140 saving on the MacBook Pro M1 (2020). With a 13-inch Retina display and 256GB SSD for storage in this configuration this is one of the best cheap laptop deals we've seen this year. 

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Rory is a staff writer at Tom’s Guide based in the UK. He covers a wide range of topics including tech news, deals, gaming, streaming and more. When he’s not writing hot takes on the latest gaming hardware and streaming shows, he can be found watching a borderline unhealthy amount of movies and being thoroughly disappointed by his terrible football team.