Cheap laptop deals of the week: 28th August 2015

All the UK's best cheap laptops all in one place

laptop deals of the week

As September is almost on our door steps, it's a popular time of year to start searching for laptop deals. After all, it's back to school season!

This page is updated every Friday around mid day and crammed full of the latest, most up-to-date and best deals on laptops of all shapes and sizes, so that you can find the perfect laptop model at your perfect price.

So if you want to buy a new laptop, be it a Mac or a Window model, whatever your budget, whatever your needs, this is the place to be.

The last week of August has been a much calmer one when it comes to price fluctuations. A few products have been retired and an almost equal number of prices went up or down. Expect September to be much more dynamic as new products get launched.

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Below is a list of the best selling laptop pages from reputable online retailers where you will be able to find more laptop deals.

Laptop deals: quick links

We've divided the laptop deals below into categories so you can easily jump straight to the ones you're most interested in. And we've put the very best deals from each category in the deals of the week section just below!

Laptop deals of the week

This week, there's a new laptop of the week, a clearance bargain, and a massive price drop for our Ultrabook deal of the week.

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1. General laptop deals...

These are aimed at people that care mostly about absolute value for money and make up the bulk of the market. We've therefore sorted them by price as that's the most important criteria for the overwhelming number of buyers. Aim for at least 4GB of RAM and a quad-core (or fast dual-core) processor plus ample of storage space. They usually have 15-inch displays and are therefore not the most portable of laptops.

Best general laptop deals under £200:

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  • HP 255 G3 | 15-inch HD | AMD A4-5000 | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £169.98 | Get this deal at Ebuyer. You get a £30 cashback from HP until 31 August. Note that this laptop runs Ubuntu, not Windows.

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  • Acer Aspire ES1-311 | 13.3-inch HD | Intel Celeron N2840 | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £199.97 | Get this deal on Tesco.

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  • Dell Vostro 3549 | 15.6-inch HD | Intel Celeron 3205U | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 500GB HDD | £203.40 | Get this deal at Technoworld.

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  • Medion Akoya S2218 | 11.6-inch FHD | Intel Atom Z373F | Integrated Graphics | 2GB RAM | 32GB SSD | £149.99 | Get this deal at Medion offline. This laptop comes with a 3-year warranty.

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Best general laptop deals under £300

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  • Asus X555LA | 15.6-inch HD | Intel Core i3-4030U processor | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £299.95. Get this deal at Hughes.

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  • Lenovo Essential B50-70 |15.6-inch HD | Intel Core i3-4005U | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 500GB HDD | £239.99 | Get this deal at Ebuyer. Note that it comes with a free security package.

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  • Lenovo G50-45 | 15.6-inch HD | AMD A8-6410 | Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £299.95 | This laptop comes with two year warranty. Get this deal at John Lewis.

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  • Lenovo G70-70 |17.3-inch HD+ | Intel Pentium 3558U | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £274.99 | Get this deal at Argos

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Best general laptop deals under £400

medion

  • Medion Akoya P6653 | 15.6-inch HD | Intel Core i3-5010U | Geforce 840M | 4GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £329.00 | Get this deal at Medion

hp

  • HP 17-p001na | 17.3-inch HD+ screen | AMD A8-7050 processor | Geforce 820M graphics | 8GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £399.00 | Get this deal at HP.

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  • Asus ASUSPRO PU551LA | 15.6-inch HD | Intel Core i7-4510U | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 500GB HDD | £397.26 | Get this deal at OfficeMagic. This laptop comes with Windows 7 Pro.

lenovo

  • Lenovo B50-80 | 15.6-inch HD | Intel Core i5-5200U | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 500GB HDD | £329.99 | This laptop comes with a free Security package. Get this deal at Ebuyer

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Best general laptop deals under £500

medion

  • Medion Akoya E7415 | 17.3-inch HD+ screen | Intel Core i7-5500U processor | Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £499.00 | Get this deal at Medion

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  • Asus X555LJ | 15.6-inch HD | Intel Core i5-5200U processor | Geforce 920M graphics | 8GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £449.99 | Get this deal at Amazon.

asus

  • Asus X555LD | 15.6-inch HD | Intel Core i7-4510U processor | Geforce 820 graphics | 8GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £450.08 | Get this deal at Ebuyer.

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  • Asus X550CA | 15.6-inch HD | Intel Core i7-3537U | Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £499.97 | Get this deal at SimplyAsus. This laptop sports a touchscreen display.

medion

  • Medion Akoya E6417 | 15.6-inch FHD | Intel Core i3-5157U | Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 1TB SSHD | £429.00 | Get this deal at Medion.

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Best general laptop deals over £500

dell

  • Dell Inspiron 15 7548 | 15.6-inch 4K | Intel Core i7-5500U processor | AMD Radeon R7 M270 graphics | 16GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £879 | Get this deal at Dell

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  • Dell Inspiron 17 5758 | 17.6-inch HD+ | Intel Core i5-5200U processor | Geforce 920M graphics | 12GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £579 | Get this deal at Dell

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medion

  • Medion Akoya P6657 | 15.6-inch FHD | Intel Core i7-5500U | Geforce 940M | 8GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £609.00 | The display is an IPS model and there's an additional 128GB SSD plus a free backpack. Get this deal at Medion

lenovo

  • Lenovo Z70 | 17.3-inch FHD | Intel Core i7-5500U | Geforce 840M | 16GB RAM | 1TB | £549.95 | This laptop comes with a 3-year warranty. £100 cashback ends on 31/8. Get this deal at John Lewis

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2. Chromebook/Netbook deals of the week

Chromebooks have been reviving the affordable small format laptop that was pioneered by Netbooks a few years ago. The former is based on Google's Chrome OS while Netbooks are based on Microsoft's Windows OS. Netbooks have for long been synonymous with cheap laptops and it is not a surprise that we still find them they compete with Chromebooks for the best laptop deals under £200. A good Chromebook or Netbook is one that comes with a fair amount of ports, ample memory and a fast processor. Note that most of them have a small screen.

toshiba

  • Acer CB3-111 | 11.6-inch HD screen | Intel Celeron N2830 processor | Intel Integrated Graphics | 2GB RAM | 16GB SSD | £149 | Get this deal at Amazon.

HP

  • HP Stream 11 Pro | 11.6-inch HD | Intel Celeron N2840 | Integrated Graphics | 2GB RAM | 32GB SSD | £149.98 | 200GB OneDrive storage for 24 months worth over £90 Get this deal at CCL.

lenovo

  • Lenovo N20 | 11.6-inch HD screen | Intel Celeron N2830 processor | Intel Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 16GB SSD storage | £147.05 | Get this deal at Amazon

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  • Acer CB3-311 | 13.3-inch HD screen | Nvidia Tegra K1 processor | Nvidia Integrated Graphics | 2GB RAM | 16GB SSD storage | £179.99 | Get this deal at Currys

asus

  • ASUS X102BA | 10.1-inch Touch HD | AMD A4-1200 | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 500GB | £179.97 | Comes with Office 2013 worth £95. Get this deal at SimplyAsus.

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3. Ultrabook deals of the week

If you are looking for a thin and light laptop that not only looks great and stylish but also offers day-long battery life and touchscreen capabilities, then look no further than Ultrabooks. They are generally more expensive than mainstream models but the premium is worth it especially if you want to set yourself apart from the crowd. Our Ultrabook of choice offers at least 8GB of RAM, a big fat SSD storage and at least full HD display. Note that Ultrabooks, as an Intel brand, comes with Intel processors only.

pc specialist

  • PC Specialist Lafite | 13.3-inch FHD | Intel Core i7-5500U | Integrated Graphics | 8GB Kingston RAM | 240GB Kingston V300 SDD | £665.00 | Get this deal at PCSpecialist. Change the processor, memory (RAM) and hard disk to the desired models in order to reach the required price.

hp

  • HP Spectre x360 | 13.3-inch FHD | Intel Core i5-5200U | Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD | £899 | This laptop comes with a three-year warranty. Get this deal at HP Direct.

dell

  • Dell XPS 13 9343 |13.3-inch QHD+ screen | Intel Core i7-5500U processor | Intel Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD | £990 | Get this deal at Amazon

asus

  • Asus UX305 | 13.3-inch FHD | Intel Core M-5Y10 | Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 128GB SSD | £584.95 | Get this deal at Amazon.

dell

  • Dell XPS 15 | 15.6-inch 4K screen | Intel Core i7-4712HQ processor | Nvidia Geforce GT750M graphics | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD | £1,499 | Get this deal at Dell

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4. Gaming laptop deals of the week

Gaming laptops used to be the remit of an elite because they have been known to be expensive beasts and were not exactly what we could call objects of desire. While gaming on a budget is possible, you are realistically looking to spend at least £500 in order to get a capable device that doesn't crawl or stutter during your FPS sessions.

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  • HP Envy 15-k201na | 15.6-inch FHD | Intel Core i7-5500U | GTX850M | 8GB RAM | 1TB SSHD | £699 | Note that this laptop comes with a 4GB graphics card. Get this deal at HP.

medio erazer

  • Medion Erazer X7833 | 17.3-inch FHD | Intel Core i7-4710MQ | GTX970M | 16GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £999.00 |This model has an additional 128GB SSD. Get this deal at Medion.

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  • PC Specialist Optimus VI | 13.3-inch FHD | Intel Core i7-4710MQ | GTX960M | 8GB RAM | 1TB SSHD | £759.00 | Upgrade the Processor to a Core i7-4710MQ, upgrade the memory to 8GB Kingston SODIMM DDR3 and the Hard Disk to a 1TB Seagate Hybrid Gen 3 SSHD drive. Get this deal at PC Specialist

medion erazer

  • Medion Akoya P7639 | 17.3-inch FHD | Intel Core i5-5200U | Geforce 940M | 8GB RAM | 1TB SSHD | £549.00 | Get this deal at Medion

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  • Medion Erazer X7835 | 17.3-inch FHD | Intel Core i7-4710MQ | GTX980M |16GB RAM | 1TB HDD | £1,399.00 | This model has an additional 512GB SSD. Get this deal at Medion.

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5. 2-in-1 laptop deals of the week

Hybrid or convertible or 2-in-1 laptops are relatively new to the laptop market having been brought about thanks to the rise of Windows 8.1, a touch friendly OS as well as improvements in power consumption and battery life that make a portable and relatively thin laptop a reality. Prices have also fall down significantly which made these little things even more attractive.

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  • HP Envy 13 X2 | 13.3-inch FHD | Intel Core M-5Y10 | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 128GB SSD | £499.99 | Comes with a one-year subscription to HP Connected Music. Get this deal at Amazon.

lenovo yoga

  • Lenovo Yoga 3 |11.6-inch FHD screen | Intel Core M-5Y10 processor | Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 128GB SSD storage | £499.99 | Get this deal at Amazon

microsoft surface pro 3

  • Microsoft Surface 3 Pro |12-inch FHD | Intel Core i3-4020Y |Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 64GB SSD | £575 | Get this deal at PC World. Price does not includes Type Cover (with keyboard) but includes a 10% cashback. Check retailer's website for more details.

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toshiba

  • Toshiba Satellite Click Mini tablet and keyboard dock | 8.9-inch FHD+ | Intel Atom Z3735F | Integrated Graphics | 2GB RAM | 32GB HDD | £199.99 | It comes with a year's free subscription to Office 365 Personal. Get this deal from Argos

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6. Apple MacBook deals of the week

There's only one vendor you can get to for MacBook laptops and that's Apple. However, the company is not the cheapest in town when it comes to selling its own gear. Apple MacBook products are notoriously expensive but they are absolutely worth the money if you're into high-end gear or can't leave without Mac OS X.

macbook deals

  • Apple MacBook | 12-inch FHD+ | Intel Core M-5Y10 | Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD | £944.00 | The price quoted includes a 10% cashback. Get this deal at PC World.

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  • Apple MacBook Air | 11.6-inch HD+ screen | Intel Core i5-5200U | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 256GB SSD | £759 | Get this deal at Amazon

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  • Apple MacBook Pro | 15-inch RD screen | Intel Core i7-4770HQ processor | Integrated Graphics | 16GB RAM | 256GB SSD | £1297.69 | Get this deal at Amazon

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  • Apple MacBook Air | 13-inch HD+ screen | Intel Core i5-5200U processor | Integrated Graphics | 4GB RAM | 128GB SSD | £604 | Get this deal at Amazon

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  • Apple MacBook Pro | 13.3-inch RD screen | Intel Core i5-4278U processor | Integrated Graphics | 8GB RAM | 128GB SSD | £867 | Get this deal at Amazon

Check back next week for more laptop deals!