Get a head start on the school year with up to 29% off laptops at Amazon

Amazon's basically your one-stop shop for back-to-school tech.
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Our top picks

Best deal overall
Acer Aspire 3 (A314-23P-R3QA)
$384.99 at Amazon (save $65 )
Acer Aspire 3 (A314-23P-R3QA)

Best runner-up
Acer Aspire 5 (A515-46-R3CZ)
$419.99 at Amazon (save $230)
Acer Aspire 5 (A515-46-R3CZ)

Best budget deal
Acer Aspire 3 (A315-24P-R7VH)
$289.99 at Amazon (save $40)
Acer Aspire 3 (A315-24P-R7VH)

The new school year is just around the corner, so if you haven't done your back-to-school shopping, now's the time to start. One thing you'll need is a reliable laptop to help you stay organized, take notes, and stream some Netflix after a long day of classes.

Luckily, Amazon has several deals on laptops right now, including deals on Samsung, Lenovo, Acer, and more. Below we've highlighted our favorite deals for you to check out:

Best deal overall

Why we like it

The Acer Aspire 3 (A314-23P-R3QA) is a great laptop for students who are always on the go. It's slim and lightweight, so you can easily carry it around campus or to the library. The 14-inch screen is perfect for taking notes and watching videos, and the 8GB of memory means you can store all your files and media without running out of space. Plus, the 78% increase in fan surface area and the improved thermal system will help keep it cool even if you're pulling an all-nighter.

Best runner-up

Why we like it

For just a little bit more money (around $35 more), the Acer Aspire 5 (A515-46-R3CZ) offers even more power and performance. The AMD Ryzen 7 3700U processor provides a desktop-like experience with fast speeds and longer battery life. This model also has a 15.6-inch screen and 8GB DDR4 onboard memory to multitask effortlessly. And, thanks to its Windows Hello fingerprint reader, you can keep your info safe and secure with the touch of your finger — literally.

Best budget deal

Why we like it

If you need a laptop, like right now, the Acer Aspire 3 (A315-24P-R7VH) is a budget-friendly option that doesn't skimp on quality. It has a 15.6-inch display with a full HD resolution for clear visuals (so you can stream and study without straining your eyes). It also has an AMD Ryzen 3 7320U processor and 8GB LPDDR5 onboard memory, so while it's not the absolute best option out there, it's definitely a reliable laptop for the price.

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Tabitha Britt

Tabitha Britt is a freelance writer, editor, SEO & content strategist. Aside from writing for Mashable, Tabitha is also the founding editor-in-chief of DO YOU ENDO — a digital magazine by individuals with endometriosis, for individuals with endometriosis. She has a Master's degree in Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism from The New School of Social Research and is currently enrolled in Sextech School. You can find more of her work in various online pubs, including National Geographic, Insider, Kinkly, and others.

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