When investing in something expensive and long-term, like a new laptop, it's always good to shop around – after all, there are always bargains to be found. And Dell Australia frequently offers some great discounts on its online storefront (opens in new tab) on a large range of gaming and business laptops, 2-in-1s and desktop PCs.
One of our favourite ultrabooks is a Dell device and we can't recommend the XPS 13 highly enough. However, that's not the only machine in Dell's catalogue that's worth considering, especially if you can snag one for less.
There's plenty of bargains to be found a wide range of laptops, 2-in-1s and desktops – with up to 45% off some devices – on Dell's site at the moment, but it can be hard to decide on which one to opt for. So we've done the hard work for you and hand-picked a few of the best deals on offer during Dell's Cyber Sale, with these offers ending Thursday, September 12.
Our picks of Dell's best deals
Dell XPS 13 (9380) (opens in new tab) | i7 / 8GB / 256GB SSD | $2,379 (was $2,799 - save $420)
This device needs no introduction – it's one of the best ultrabooks money can buy, and this is the latest model in the XPS range. With an 8th-gen Core i7 CPU under the hood, this configuration packs some decent performance grunt under the hood. And there's 15% off the RRP, saving you $420 on the device.
Dell G3 15 Gaming Laptop (opens in new tab) | GTX 1660 Ti / i7 / 16GB / 512GB | $1,869 (was $2,199 – save $330)
While it isn't as big a price reduction as some of the other deals we've found, the G3 15-inch gaming laptop from Dell is already excellent value, so if you were looking at getting a solid and affordable workhorse that can handle most modern games, now's your chance. It's kitted out with a 9th-gen Intel Core i7 proceesor, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and a dedicated Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti with 6GB of VRAM.
Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 (opens in new tab) | i5 CPU / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD | $3,217 (was $5,532 - save $2,315)
Business class laptops often carry a heft premium, but this 45%-off deal will nab you the Latitude 7400 2-in-1 for a more reasonable price. This is the device that our sister publication Laptop Mag reckons is Dell's best business laptop (opens in new tab) thanks to its great build quality and astonishing battery life. That 45% discount is available on all three of the models that are sold in Australia (opens in new tab), with prices starting at $3,216 for this 'entry-level' Core i5 option (opens in new tab).
Dell G7 17 Gaming Laptop (opens in new tab) | RTX 2060 / i7 / 16GB / 256GB + 1TB | $2,099 (was $2,799 – save $700)
This powerhouse of a 17-inch gaming laptop is currently a whopping $700 off, so if you're looking for a portable media centre and gaming rig in one, now's your chance. It comes packing the latest 9th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD, 1TB HDD, and a dedicated Nvidia RTX 2060 GPU with 6GB of VRAM.
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (opens in new tab) | i7 / 8GB / 256GB / GTX 1650 | $1,499 (was $2,499 - save $1,000)
Packing a 9th generation Intel Core H processor under the hood, 30% off this 15-inch machine is a darn good bargain. That's $1,000 shaved off the usual RRP on a laptop shipping with Nvidia graphics in a lightweight, sleek body that boasts seven different ports, including a microSD card reader and a USB-C port.
Dell Inspiron 24 3000 All-in-one (opens in new tab) | i7 / 12GB / 1TB | $1,349 (was $1,799 – save $450)
For those looking at an excellent business and creative machine, this all-in-one machine with an integrated touch display is great value right now. It has an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, a huge 12GB of RAM, and a 1TB HDD. Get yourself up and running in one fell swoop, and save almost half a grand in the process.
Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 (opens in new tab) | i5 / 8GB / 512GB | $1,329 (was $1,899 - save $570)
This 13-inch convertible boasts a 10th generation Intel Core i5 CPU and plenty of onboard solid-state storage, making this 30%-off deal something to consider if you're after a small 2-in-1. This sleek beauty is intelligent enough to know when it's in your hands and when it's on a desk, adapting its thermal profile to keep you cool. With the price down by $570, this is pretty good buy.
Alienware Aurora Gaming Desktop (opens in new tab) | RTX 2070 / i7 / 16GB / 256GB + 1TB | $2,549 (was $2,999 - save $450)
For the serious gamer that isn't bothered by portability and would like to their rig to look the part too, the Aurora from Dell's dedicated gaming brand Alienware is the go. Kitted out with a monster Nvidia RTX 2070 GPU with 8GB of VRAM for gaming domination, it also packs a 9th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and a 1TB HDD.