For the savvy shoppers among us, we have been waiting for Amazon Prime Day to stock up on our tech and home essentials - and we have good news. The countdown is officially on.
The online retailing giants have announced that its annual sales extravaganza will be taking place this year from June 21 to 22.
The event typically takes place in the summer months but due to lockdown and the huge surge in orders that came with it, Amazon pushed it back to October last year. For those who didn’t make the most of the offers, you’re in for another chance as the two day bonanza promises to be the retailer’s biggest and best ever. Last year, customers saved a total of £75 million so we’re expecting big things.
One of the most hugely anticipated sales items will be the laptop offering. Many among us are still working from home on tired, old laptops that were made only for light weekend streaming. Our devices have had to take on a whole new role to cope with the daily grind too and for many, this was a feat too challenging to meet.
Amazon Prime Day has got a whole host of great laptop deals from some of the biggest brands. Last year saw discounts across Acer, Asus, Huawei, Samsung, HP, Microsoft and Apple. There were also tables, monitors, hard drives and accessories that came in particular handy for those looking to elevate their set-up.
Gamers rejoice, we have not forgotten you. There’s also tons of tech to optimise the experience and put you one step in front of the competition.
There’s just one catch. You must be an Amazon Prime member to shop the deals or have a generous friend willing to share their password and card details. It costs £79 a year (that’s just £6.58 a month), £7.99 a month for the commitment-phobes, just £3.99 a month for students and there’s a 30-day free trial to take advantage of first. This includes free next day delivery, Prime Video with thousands of movies and TV shows at no extra cost and Amazon Music.
Look out for two kinds of deals; ones that will last the duration of the event (until the item sells out) or Lightning deals that - as the name suggests - will only last a few hours. Once the items are gone, they’re gone, so don’t wait to snap up the deals.
Shop the best deals on laptops, tablets, monitors and accessories.
But first, here are ES’ top pick of the deals:
Samsung Galaxy Book S 13.3 Inch 8 GB Intel i5 Laptop
For a versatile model that will take you from day to play, WFH office to streaming soirees, this model may well be the one. The Samsung laptop is super light but powerful, with a long-lasting battery life and comes complete with adapters for USB A, C and HDMI. You are saving £450 by purchasing this laptop during the Amazon Prime Day sales.
Honourable mention also goes to: Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13.3 Inch 8 GB Intel Core i5-10210U Processor Laptop - was: £1,249, now: £729
SanDisk Extreme 512GB microSDXC Memory Card + SD Adapter
That dreaded notification that never seems to go away is telling you that your storage is full but if you’ve done everything you can to delete and spring clean your devices, it’s time to call in reinforcements. SanDisk’s memory card has a whopping 512GB of storage space and comes with a microSD adapter. Save £102 on this product.
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 13.3 Inch 8 GB Intel Core i5-1035G4 Processor Laptop
This sleek, sophisticated laptop from Samsung has been heavily reduced so you can maximise the hi-tech features for far less than the original RRP. The laptop has a slick, slimline design, QLED display and a long-lasting battery life. It’s reduced by £600.
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex 15.6 Inch 8 GB Intel Core i7-1065G7 Processor Laptop
Much like the model above, this Samsung Galaxy Book has also had the price slashed as part of the Amazon Prime sale. It has much of the same feature-wise as the model above but has a larger display of 16.6 inch. It’s been discounted by £650.
HP Pavilion 15-ec1001na 15.6 Inch Full HD Gaming Laptop
Gamers or those looking for a high-powered laptop are in for a treat. HP’s 15.6 inch model is part of the Amazon Prime Day sale, reduced by £301. The specs are impressive with the full HD screen and large SSD storage but it also gets style points from the sleek display. Stats are: AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (4 GB Dedicated) Graphics, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, and Windows 10 Home.
Shop more deals below.
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12.3 Tablet - Intel 10th Gen Quad Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD – was: £899, now: £649
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Ultra-Thin 12.4 Touchscreen Laptop - Intel 10th Gen Quad Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD – was: £699, now: £579
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Ultra-Thin 12.4 Touchscreen Laptop - Intel 10th Gen Quad Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD – was: £899, now: £739
HP Pavilion 15-ec1001na 15.6 Inch Full HD Gaming Laptop – was: £649.99, now: £549.99
HP Chromebook X360 14c-ca0004na 14 Inch Full HD Touch-screen Display – was: £599.99, now: £479.99
HP Chromebook X360 14c-ca0003na 14 Inch Full HD Touch-screen Display – was: £499.99, now: £399.99
HP Pavilion 15-ec1006na 15.6 Inch Full HD IPS Gaming Laptop– was: £899.99, now: £749.99
HP Pavilion x360 14-dw1012na 14 Inch Full HD Touch Screen Convertible Laptop – was: £499.99, now: £379.99
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13.3 Inch 8 GB Intel Core i5-10210U Processor Laptop - was: £1,249, now: £729
Samsung Galaxy Book S 13.3 Inch 8 GB Intel i5 Laptop – was: £999, now: £549
ASUS C523NA 15.6" Touchscreen Full HD Chromebook (Intel Pentium N4200, 8GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, 3 Year Warranty) – was: £449.99, now: £339.99
ASUS TUF Gaming FX506LH 15.6" Full HD 144Hz Gaming Laptop – was: £749.99, now: £629.99
ASUS 15.6" ChromeBook C523NA – was: £299.99, now: £199.99
ASUS W202 11.6" HD Laptop (Intel Celeron N3350, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, Windows 10 Professional) – was: £279.99, now: £179.99
HUAWEI MateBook 14 - 14 Inch Laptop with 2K FullView Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H Ultrabook, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB PCIe SSD – was: £648.94, now: £609.99
HUAWEI MateBook D 14 Laptop, Full View 1080P FHD Ultrabook PC – was: £749.99, now: £529.99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 Wi-Fi 8 Inch – was: £139, now: £99
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 32 GB Wi-Fi Android Tablet – was: £219, now: £168
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite Wi-Fi – was: £329, now: £259
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Wi-Fi Android Tablet Mystic – was: £619, now: £519
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12.3 Intel 10th Gen Dual Core i3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD – was: £799, now: £599
HUAWEI MatePad Pro 10.8-inch 2K FullView Tablet – was: £499.99, now: £374.99
Lenovo Tab M8 LTE 8 Inch HD (MediaTek processor, 2GB Memory, 32GB Storage, Android Pie) – was: £129.99, now: £97.50
Dell S2421HGF 24 Inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) Gaming Monitor – was: £179.99, now: £139
HP 34f Curved Monitor, Ultra-Wide Quad HD (3440 x 1440) 34 Inch Monitor – was: £499.99, now: £379.99
HP 27f 4k Ultraslim Monitor (3840 x 2160) 27 Inch (2 HDMI, 1 DP) – was: £349.99, now: £279.99
Apple Magic Keyboard – was: £65, now: £49
Logitech G213 Prodigy Gaming Keyboard – was: £59.99, now: £31.99
Logitech G PRO Wireless Gaming Mouse – was: £129.99, now: £66.99
Logitech G203 LIGHTSYNC Gaming Mouse – was: £34.99, now: £17.99
Razer Basilisk X Hyperspeed - Wireless Gaming Mouse – was: £59.99, now: £33.99
TP-Link Deco M5 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System, Up to 5500 sq ft Coverage, Pack of 3 – was: £239.99, now: £122.99
TP-Link Deco E4 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System, Seamless and Speedy (AC1200) for Large Home, Pack of 3 – was: £149.99, now: £81.99
Storage and hard drives
Samsung T5 1 TB USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps, Type-C) External Solid State Drive (Portable SSD) Deep Black (MU-PA1T0B) – was: £149.99, now: £99.99
SanDisk Extreme PRO 128GB SDXC Memory Card up to 170MB/s, UHS-1, Class 10, U3, V30 – was: £42.99, now: £23.99
SanDisk Ultra 256 GB microSDXC Memory Card + SD Adapter – was: £48.99, now: £26.99
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