Black Friday laptop deals live blog: the best Black Friday deals on Dell, Microsoft, ASUS and more

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An image from Samsung Black Friday with a Samsung Galaxy Book 2 on a green background

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We found a very decent discount on a very decent 2-in-1, as the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 cost £400 at Currys, now £599 (was £999) (opens in a new tab). It has 8GB of RAM, Full HD AMOLED touchscreen, and an Intel Core i5 processor, and comes with a stylus included, so it could be a good mid-range option for budding designers who want a tablet and laptop all in one.

An image from Razer Black Friday, featuring a Razer Blade 17 against a green background

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It’s starting to look a lot like… a Razer Black Friday, actually. Razer has entered the Black Friday deals extravaganza with a vengeance, where interested US buyers can get the Razer Blade 17 for $1,899.99, down $600 from $2,499.99 (opens in a new tab). As an ace gaming laptop, of course, it’s also a great tool for creative professionals, with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics, powerful 11th Generation Intel 8-Core i7 CPU powering a large 17.3″ FHD 360Hz screen and supported by 16GB RAM and a 1TB SSD make photo and video editing jobs simple. There’s even an SD card reader for photographers, making an external dock superfluous. This laptop is down to $ 1,699.99 Very briefly in August, then we’ll let you know if the price for it drops any further.

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SLIGHTLY LESS LIMITED DELL STOCK UPDATE: If you’ve tried and failed to get the Dell laptop of your choice on Amazon, there’s a little more selection (and sometimes much bigger discounts) on Dell’s site. That includes £700 off the super powerful Dell XPS 17 (£2,698.99 now £1,998.99) (opens in a new tab) at the high end, and nearly half cheaper than the budget Dell Inspiron 15 (£329 now £189) (opens in a new tab).

An image of the Microsoft Surface Black Friday deal, with a Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 against a green background

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Now that Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 is out, Surface Laptop 4 is getting a very healthy discount. But as it’s still a very capable machine (read our review (opens in a new tab) if you don’t believe me), we can definitely recommend it again. Especially now that this high-spec variant is being given over £480 off RRP, now £1,167.97 (was £1,649) (opens in a new tab). This Surface Laptop 4 features an Intel Core i7 chip, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD, along with excellent battery life and a nice, sharp screen. This is the best price this laptop has ever been as far as we know, so if you’re looking for a great Surface laptop, you can celebrate Black Friday early.

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Time for an update LIMITED STOCK. I know many of you are looking for Dell XPS laptops right now as they are both capable creative and gaming machines. Unfortunately, Dell doesn’t seem well stocked in the UK at the moment, with many models sold out, but there are good deals on those that still remain. There’s up to £350 off on Amazon right now (opens in a new tab)with the biggest discount seen on the Dell XPS 15, now £2,449 (was £2,799) (opens in a new tab). This is also the best price we’ve seen for this laptop, but at the time of writing there are only 12 left in stock…

An image of an ASUS ROG Strix G15 next to the text Creative Bloq Black Friday: ASUS ROG Strix G15 on a green background

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TURN ON THE SIGNALS FOR BLACK FRIDAY DEAL LAPTOP GAMING.
ASUS makes some good gaming laptops. One of the most impressive is the popular ASUS ROG Strix G15, which has a 300Hz Full HD screen, lightning-fast NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, 16GB DDR5 RAM, and 512GB SSD, all running on Intel’s long-lasting battery. Core i9 12900H processor. Currently $200 on Amazon US, now $1,599.99, down from $1,799.99 (opens in a new tab). Like most good gaming laptops, this one is a great option for ambitious creatives, thanks to the fast graphics card and ample RAM. This is close to, but not quite, the lowest price we’ve recorded for this laptop, so we’ll let you know if that drops over the weekend.

MacBook Air Gold on a green background

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One of the best places for Apple’s first Black Friday deals on Apple products this morning happens to be B&H Photo & Video (opens in a new tab)where you can find MacBooks up to $500 off. One such deal is on the popular MacBook Air (M1, 2020), and the Gold model is $250 off right now, up to $999 (was $1,249). (opens in a new tab). The MacBook Air is a sleek and powerful laptop, and I personally love the Gold one, so if you don’t mind the little extra attention you’ll get, this is a great deal to get.

ASUS Zenbook Pro 14 Duo laptop on a green background

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Dear UK readers, the skies may be gray and dull, but this first Black Friday deal from Currys is hot and bright! ASUS Zenbooks have become a favorite laptop for creatives, thanks to their excellent OLED screens and outstanding processing power. And now the Zenbook Pro 14 Duo is £500 off Currys, now £1,499, down from £1,999 (opens in a new tab). It’s one of our favorite professional laptops, and while the graphics card is “just” an Intel Iris Xe, it’s still a fantastic piece of kit, so if you’re looking for a laptop with a razor-sharp 2.8K OLED screen with a ‘great color coverage, you could do a lot worse this Black Friday.

A laptop Black Friday deals image with Creative Bloq Black Friday MSI Creator 17 text next to an image of a laptop on a green background

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Hi, I’m the review editor Erlingur. Today I’m taking you through Creative Bloq’s Black Friday Laptop Deals live blog. While Friday isn’t quite here yet, we’re already seeing plenty of deals live in both the UK and the US, and we’ll be doing our best to keep track of the best deals on the best laptops available all weekend long. ..

The former will be a big hit for creative professionals in the US looking for a graphic design or video editing powerhouse, as MSI Creator 17 is $800 off, from $2,349 to $1,549 (opens in a new tab). This laptop boasts 100% AdobeRGB color coverage and is equipped with an Intel Core i7-11800H processor, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB NVME SSD, and features Thunderbolt 4 ports for an fast data transfer, something you’ll need if you’re editing 8K HDR video. This is the lowest price we’ve ever recorded for MSI Creator 17, so we can definitely recommend this deal.

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