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Cyber Monday laptop deals 2021: Best post-Black Friday sales on Samsung, Surface, MacBook and Huawei laptops

There’s still time to bag a bargain on Apple and Windows machines

Steve Hogarty
Monday 29 November 2021 23:25
<p>If you’re in need of a new machine, now’s your chance to grab a bargain </p>

If you’re in need of a new machine, now’s your chance to grab a bargain

November is nearly over and that can only mean one thing – Black Friday has come to an end. But, fear not, for Cyber Monday brings with it some just as amazing – if not even better – bargains.

The shopping bonanza saw prices cut on everything from laptops, gadgets and TVs to beauty, toys and clothing. And we’ve already seen some great deals from Very, Boots, Currys and Amazon, with all of them offering huge discounts across technology, televisions and laptops.

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Here, we’re focusing on the best Cyber Monday 2021 laptop deals in the UK. For more tech offers you can browse our main Cyber Monday tech guide, and be sure to bookmark this page and check back throughout the day as we’ll be featuring more laptop deals as they continue to appear.

It’s not uncommon to see even bigger discounts on the very last day of the sale, and this year’s Cyber Monday won’t disappoint. With the launch of the new Apple MacBook pro in October, and the Huawei matebook 14s, there are some enticing savings on older models of popular and powerful laptops.

Of course, this isn’t our first rodeo at IndyBest. Like every year, we’ll be tracking the best deals across tech, gaming, home appliances and fashion, to cut through the noise and bring you expert shopping advice and discounts that are actually worth your time. We can spot a good offer a mile away, so stick with us as we’ll be adding more deals as we find them.

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Best Cyber Monday 2021 laptop deals

Asus Chromebook CX1100 11.6in laptop: Was £229.99, now £159, Amazon.co.uk

A Chromebook with oodles of internal storage and a full HD touchscreen, this portable 11.6in laptop is ideal for business travellers who want to take their music, film and movies with them on planes, trains and anywhere else that a reliable internet connection might not be available. Because it runs on Google’s own mobile-friendly operating system, it’s energy efficient, has an all-day battery life and recharges quickly.

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Dell G15 gaming laptop: Was £1,399, now £1,139, Dell.com

There’s £260 off the Dell G15 gaming laptop over at the brand’s official storefront. This 15.6in laptop is packing a powerful GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card, 16GB of RAM and the latest Core i7 processor, while the 1080p display boasts a 360Hz refresh rate that ensures games look at their absolute best wherever you decide to play.

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Microsoft surface laptop 4, ryzen 5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 13.5in: Was £899, now £699, Johnlewis.com

The surface laptop 4 is a delight to work on thanks to its stylish design, premium finish and sharp display. The laptop appears in our round-up of the best laptops of 2021, and in our full review our tester was suitably impressed by its performance, describing the device as “as near-to-perfect a Windows experience as you can find”. Right now, the entry-level configuration of this top-rated laptop has £200 off at John Lewis & Partners’s Cyber Monday event.

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Microsoft 13.5in Surface book 3: Was £1,599, now £1,249, Currys.co.uk

There’s an eye-catching £350 off Microsoft’s gorgeous two-in-one surface book 3 at Currys. This is the brand’s flagship laptop, a high-performance and impressive-looking machine with a beautiful, minimalist design to give Apple a run for its money. We featured it in our round-up of the best laptops of 2021, where our reviewer was bowled over. “The surface book 3 has performance to back up its looks,” they said. “The keyboard is comfortable to work on and the 3:2 ratio screen is a natural fit for web browsing and document editing. At the touch of a button, the screen comes away and can be used as a fully mobile Windows tablet.”

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Apple MacBook pro, 14in, M1 Pro, 2021, 16GB RAM, 512GB storage: Was £1,899, now £1,799, Amazon.co.uk

If you’re looking for the latest and greatest MacBook pro with the new M1 Pro chip, then look no further. Amazon is serving up Apple’s new 14in laptop with a sizeable £100 discount, despite it only launching a little more than a month ago. “Apple’s new MacBook pro is a radical update, from the slick, classy design to the rethought keyboard and eye-poppingly brilliant display,” our writer said in their review. “What we want is a laptop that does everything at speed, without delay, has strong battery life and an immersive display. The new MacBook pro does all of the above with aplomb, better than any laptop we’ve used before, from any manufacturer. It is a country mile ahead of the competition.”

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Dell inspiron 15-3511 laptop, platinum silver: Was £449, now £339, Johnlewis.com

Considering Dell nabbed top spot in our best laptop edit – where our tester dubbed the winner “one of the best Windows laptops you can buy” – it’s probably safe to say we’re fans of the brand. And if you act fast, you can snap up this laptop from Dell, courtesy of the Cyber Monday sales, with 24 per cent off. With 128GB storage and a 10th generation Intel Core i3 processor, there’s also a 15.6in screen for really doing your photos and videos justice. For just £339, this is quite the steal.

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HP pavilion 15.6in R5 gaming laptop bundle, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, GTX1650: Was £899, now £629.99, Argos.co.uk

There’s £270 off this powerful gaming laptop at Argos right now. The 15.6in HP pavilion R5 comes bundled with the brand’s own RGB mouse and headset accessories. The extra bits aren’t the most advanced in the world, but mean this laptop is a complete gaming system straight out of the box. Under the bonnet you’ll find a fast Ryzen 5 processor supported by 8GB of memory and a mid-range GTX1650 graphics card, enabling you to play all of the latest PC games and multitask with ease.

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Lenovo thinkpad T14s AMD gen 1: Was £1,830, now £999.99, Lenovo.com

With a huge 45 per cent off using code “MEGADEAL”, this is one deal you might want to check out sooner rather than later. Built for those with a need for speed when it comes to getting online, thanks to modern standby the thinkpad T14 takes only one second to wake up, and will get you online in just one more. Its wake on voice lets you work hands-free, and if you’re planning to travel with your laptop, it can also handle desert dust storms, zero-gravity and the arctic wilderness – how about that.

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Asus C202 11.6in Chromebook: Was £199, now £129, Currys.co.uk

A cheap but decent laptop for students or professionals who are always on the move, this Asus Chromebook is powered by Google’s own operating system and has a bright 1080p screen that’s sharp enough for both work and play. We featured the C202 in our round-up of the best Chromebooks, where our tester was suitably impressed, saying “if you want to pay as little as possible for a laptop, it’s hard to beat this model from Asus”.

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HP Chromebook 14in laptop PC 14-db0003sa, chalkboard grey: Was £239.99, now £149.99, Amazon.co.uk

Said to lend itself nicely to both work and entertainment, you can now nab this Chromebook from HP for just £149.99. Slim and unassuming, it offers 32 GB of storage and up to 10 hours and 30 minutes of battery life, perfect if you’re studying or working on the go. A similar offering from HP landed a spot in our best Chromebooks edit, where our tester said: “This model is a great balance between value and capabilities, with the 4GB of operating memory making a real difference to the usability of the laptop: it’s faster than many and works well.”

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Samsung Galaxy book pro 360: Was £1,199, now £969, Amazon.co.uk

This model of the Galaxy Book Pro 360 by Samsung is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. The laptop runs Windows 10 and has a 13.3in, AMOLED display that rotates through 360 degrees, turning the computer into a touch-sensitive tablet, with support for Samsung’s S Pen stylus. Our reviewer said of the Samsung: “This laptop is perfect for content creators, students, home-workers and even businesses who want to have a little fun with their machines.”

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Google Pixelbook go, Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD: Was £829, now £729, Johnlewis.com

If you do most of your work inside a browser window, Chromebooks are a better alternative to more full-featured Windows laptops or MacBooks. They run on Google’s own operating system, so they’re fast, streamlined devices with supercharged battery life, unbeatable security and near instant boot-up times. Designed to showcase what a Chromebook is capable of, the Pixelbook go is our recommended laptop in this category. Right now, John Lewis & Partners is discounting the laptop by £70.99.

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HP 250 G8 Core i5-1035G1, 8GB, 512GB SSD, 15.6in laptop: Was £684.97, now £497.97, Laptopsdirect.co.uk

A straightforward, easy to use laptop that’s well suited to professional and business work – it features an RJ45 ethernet port and an HDMI port too, so you’ll find it a breeze to connect up that high speed office internet or Powerpoint presentation. It also promises a healthy nine hours of battery life and offers 512GB of fast SSD storage space, meaning your documents will be on hand as soon as you need them.

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Huawei matebook D 15, Core i3, 8GB RAM, 256GB, SSD, 15in: Was £529.99, now £379.99, Huawei.com

A beautifully designed Windows laptop, the matebook D 15 is an entry-range Huawei styled after the MacBook air. We featured the premium version in our round-up of the best laptops for students. The D series is more budget-friendly, but is similar in design and doesn’t skimp on style. This is the ideal device for anyone who needs to take their work with them, and because it runs on a moderately powerful Core i3 processor it can handily be used for low-end gaming and streaming entertainment too.

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Huawei matebook 14, Core i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14in: Was £999.99, now £799.99, Huawei.com

The Huawei matebook 14 is a powerhouse laptop with a modern chassis, and right now it can be picked up with a £200 discount and a free Huawei mouse. The matebook is one of the best Windows 11 laptops around, with a taller 3:2 ratio display that’s perfect for productivity. Our reviewer loved the Matebook’s performance, calling it “sturdy and strong – albeit a little heavy compared to its very sleek design.”

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Asus vivobook 15, Core i5, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD 15.6in: Was £699.97, now £579.97, Box.co.uk

A mid-to-high end Asus vivobook, this 15in laptop is a smart-looking machine with an ultrathin design and an HD screen that’s perfect for everyday professional tasks. The colour-blocked enter key adds a bit of pizazz to the austere world of ordinary looking laptops, while powerful specs such at the Core i5 processor ensure there’s more to this vivobook than just looks.

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Honor magicbook pro AMD, Ryzen 5, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 16.1in: Was £849.99, now £599.99, Hihonor.com

There’s £250 off this powerful Honor laptop until Friday. The spin-off sub-brand of Huawei was best known for developing smartphones, but in recent years has shifted its focus towards building smart, minimalist, Macbook-style portable PCs. Our in-house expert reviewed the Honor magicbook pro, stating that it “combines excellent performance with a host of features and is an all-round good looking machine.” Two laptops are currently discounted for Honor’s Cyber Monday sale, this 16.1in powerhouse and the smaller magicbook 14 below.

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Apple MacBook air, M1, 2020, 16GB RAM, 256GB storage: Was £1,279, now £1,149, Very.co.uk

Very has slashed the price of the 2020 M1 MacBook air with 16GB of RAM by £130 in its Cyber Monday sale. The laptop featured in our round-up of the best high-end laptops for great performance, with our tester saying that it was “remarkably lightweight and slim, an effect made all the more appealing thanks to a tapered design – at its thinnest point, it’s 0.41cm thick”. And the new version is the first to use Apple’s own M1 chip instead of an Intel processor, meaning it’s breathtakingly fast too.

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Apple MacBook air, M1, 2020, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage: Was £949, now £889, Currys.co.uk

If you don’t think you’ll need the sheer horsepower of a MacBook air with 16GB RAM, then Currys is also selling the 8GB model with a £60 discount. Of course, it uses Apple’s new blazing-fast M1 chip, so you won’t be missing out. “It’s so strong that many who have previously sought out the pricier MacBook pro will find this more than powerful enough for their needs,” said our writer in their round-up of the best high-end laptops. “The extra power has not diminished the air’s great battery life, however, as this model has six more hours of usability than the previous model.”

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Apple MacBook pro, M1, 2020, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage: Was £1,299, now £1,159, Very.co.uk

Very has taken a £140 bite out of this Apple… 2020 M1 MacBook pro with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for Cyber Monday. The laptop featured in our round-up of the best laptops for high-end performance, with our tester saying that “unlike the Air, there is a fan in this model which means the fast performance can continue for even longer,” adding that the “pro includes a slightly more powerful graphics chip”. Of course, you also get the nifty touch bar instead of the top row of physical function keys.

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HP envy x360 convert 13.3in 2 in 1 laptop, Intel Core i5, 512 GB SSD: Was £899, now £699, Currys.co.uk

This HP laptop features a conventional laptop mode, allowing for normal operation during work hours, but the 360 degree hinge allows the keyboard to fold away to turn it seamlessly into a tablet for web surfing or movie watching. There’s a 13in touchscreen, with an ultra-thin bezel allowing a vivid and bright display, and it’s also only a shade over 1kg, so it’s light enough to take on your travels. It’s long-lasting too – there’s an impressive 10.5 hours of battery life.

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Honor magicbook 14, Core i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 14in: Was £799.99, now £499.99, Hihonor.com

The magicbook 14 is a rebranded version of Huawei’s matebook 14 and is functionally identical to the mode we featured in our round up of the best high-end laptops of 2021. There are a few differences, though: this discounted laptop runs on the newest Intel processor rather than the rival AMD chip, and has half the RAM. However, 8GB is plenty for everyday use, and helps keep down the price of this stylish portable machine.

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Asus zenbook 15 UX534FAC, Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 15.6in: Was £1,099, now £899, Currys.co.uk

This 15.6in laptop features a clever trackpad display that functions like a smartphone touchscreen, meaning you can run apps and helpful tools at your fingertips. This is a top-of-the-range Asus zenbook powered by a class-leading Core i7 processor and a generous 16GB of memory, giving it desktop-style performance in a portable and stylish form factor.

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Asus zenbook flip 13 laptop, Core i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 13.3in: Was £599.99, now £549.99, Argos.co.uk

This lightweight 1kg laptop, which comes with 8GB RAM, an i5 processor and 512GB storage capacity, has £50 off right now, which we think is a flipping good deal. The device is said to be a great all-rounder, with an outstanding 16-hour battery life and an impressive touchscreen display. It should suit emailing, reading, watching and writing, as well as more processor-intensive tasks.

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HP pavilion 14-dv1629sa, 14in, Intel Core i5, 512 GB SSD: Was £699, now £529, Currys.co.uk

There are some good deals to be had this Cyber Monday on everyday laptops suitable for students and home working. You can save £170 on this HP pavillion model with an i5 processor and a large 512GB SSD for document and photo storage. It features an 8-hour battery life and a fast charging feature that gives a 50 per cent charge in just 45 minutes.

Buy now

What is Cyber Monday?

Cyber Monday is an online sales event taking place on the Monday after American Thanksgiving, and marks the end of the Black Friday weekend. This year, that’s 29 November.

The name Cyber Monday was first used in 2005 – back when people still said “cyber” – and when stores noticed a huge spike in online sales after Black Friday. In 2020, Cyber Monday was the largest online shopping day in US history, generating $10.7bn (£7.7bn) in sales.

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Best Cyber Monday Dyson deals – bag a bargain on the brand’s corded, cordless and handheld vacuum cleaners

Best John Lewis & Partners Cyber Monday deals – the high street stalwart has great prices on fashion, beauty, tech, kids and homeware

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