(Pocket-lint) - Black Friday is nearly here. All the big-name retailers will have plenty of savings on laptops, Chromebooks and ultraportables. It's time to grab a bargain in time for Christmas or as a treat for yourself.

If you're looking to save money on a laptop, keep coming back to this page as we'll be updating it with the biggest and best laptop deals we find through Black Friday and Cyber Monday as well as before and after Christmas in the Boxing Day and January Sales. 

This page will only have a small selection of what each retailer offers, but we always pick out the best deals and leave out the dross!

Best US laptop deals | Best UK laptop deals

The best Black Friday US laptop deals

US quick links

If you're looking for Black Friday deals from the biggest retailers in the US, then hit one of the links below and you'll go straight there.

Laptop deals under $500

• HP 14-inch touchscreen Chromebook - now $129, $170 off (was $299): This 14-inch Chromebook from HP is powered by Intel Celeron and has 4GB of memory plus 32GB of flash storage. View the HP Chromebook deal at Best Buy.

• Lenovo Chromebook S330 for $199 ($100 off): This is one of the more expensive Chromebooks on our list. It brings a 14-inch HD display, 4GB of RAM, and a Mediatek processor. So, why the pricier tag? Well, it offers a whopping 32GB of storage. View the deal at Walmart.

• Acer 15.6 inch Chromebook for $206.99 ($22 off): This Chromebook has 4GB of RAM and is the perfect choice for a high schooler or college student who needs something to get their work done. View the deal at Best Buy.

• HP 14-inch Chromebook for $249: This Chromebook from HP is over half off and features a AMD A4-9120C accelerated processor and a 32GB eMMC flash memory. View the deal at Best Buy.

• HP 14-inch 2-in-1 touchscreen Chromebook - now $379, $250 off (was $629): This 14-inch touchscreen 2-in-1 Chromebook from HP is powered by Intel Core i3 and has 8GB of memory plus 64GB of flash storage. View the HP Chromebook 2-in-1 deal at Best Buy.

Best laptop deals under $1,000

• HP Envy x360 2-in-1 15.6-inch Laptop - now $599.99, save $180 (was $779.99): With AMD Ryzen 5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD there's plenty on offer in this sleek but large-screen laptop. Check out this HP Envy x360 deal at Best Buy

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 3.5-inch - now $799.99, save $200 (was $999.99): If you've been after a Surface Laptop 3 then now's the time - this Black Friday sees a bunch of offers on the latest model. Here we have Intel's 10th Gen Quad Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD and, of course, Windows 10. Check out the Surface Laptop 3 at Best Buy.  

• HP Omen 15.6-inch Laptop - now $949.99, save $400 (was $1,349.99): A huge reduction for this HP Omen laptop for gamers - it comes with a powerful AMD Ryzen 7 processor, 16GB of memory, huge 1TB SSD and Nvdia GTX 1660 Ti graphics, too. Check out this HP Omen deal at Best Buy

Best laptop deals under $2,000

• HP Spectre x360 2-in-1 15.6-inch Laptop - now $1099.99, save $500 (was $1599.99): With a 4K Ultra HD touchscreen, Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD snd speedy Nvidia GeForce MX330 graphics this system is a force to be reckoned with. Check out this HP Spectre x360 deal at Best Buy

The best Black Friday UK laptop deals

 UK quick links

Below are quick links straight to the Black Friday deals pages for the top UK retailers, just in case you're looking for something that we haven't covered. 

Best laptop deals under £500

• Dell Inspiron C3181 for £149 (£20 off): The C3181 packs an 11.6-inch LCD, runs an Intel N3060 processor and comes with 1GB of storage and 4GB of RAM. View the deal at Amazon UK

• Asus C523 15.6-inch Chromebook - now £279, £50 off (was £329): Powered by Intel Celeron and with 64 GB eMMC, and 4GB RAM, this is a robust and fairly light - 1.2kg - Chromebook for everyday basic use. Check out the Asus C523 deal at Currys

• Acer Chromebook 714 CB714-1W - now £399.99, save £100 (was £499.99): A really well balanced 14 inch Full HD Chromebook powered by an Intel Core i3-8130U and with 8GB RAM, 128GB eMMC. Check out this Acer Chromebook deal at Amazon UK

• HP x360 14-inch 2 in 1 Chromebook - now £399, save £100 (was £499): A great 14 inch Full HD touchscreen Chromebook powered by an Intel Pentium Gold 6405U processor and with 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC. Check out this HP Chromebook deal at Currys

• Asus Chromebook Flip C433 14-inch Full HD touchscreen laptop  - now £399, save £100 (was £499): An absolute cracking deal for a convertible Chromebook with Intel Core m3, 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. Check it out at Currys

• Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook - now £429: A 14-inch 2 in 1 Laptop with a mid-range Intel Core i3 plus 64GB of storage - if you need more power check out the Windows versions below. Get this Lenovo deal from Currys PC World

• Huawei MateBook D 14 - now £489.99, save £60 (was £549.99): 14 Inch Laptop with FullView 1080P Full HD display, AMD Ryzen 5 processor plus 8GB RAM and 256 GB SSD. Runs Windows 10 Home. Check out this Huawei MateBook Deal at Amazon UK

Best laptop deals under £1,000

• Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 - now £579, save £70 (was £649): A 14-inch 2 in 1 Laptop with a mid-range Intel Core i5 plus 256GB SSD - if you need more power check out the version below. It also features Windows 10 S. Get this Lenovo deal from Currys PC World

• Asus ZenBook Flip UM462DA - now £599.99, save £100 (was £699.99): A well-appointed Full HD 14-inch touchscreen laptop with a decent spec sheet; AMD Ryzen 5 3500U, 8GB RAM, 256 GB PCIe SSD. Check out this Asus ZenBook Flip deal at Amazon UK

And there's a non-Flip version of the above Asus ZenBook, too - the ZenBook UM433DA also with Ryzen 5, again for £599.99. See deal at Amazon UK

• Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12.3-inch 2-in-1 -   now £659, save £240 (was £899): Save an absolute whopper on this 2019 edition Surface Pro 7 with quad-core Core i5. It really is a steal. Check out the Surface Pro deal at Amazon UK.

• Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 - now £679, save £70 (was £749): A fully-featured 14-inch 2 in 1 Laptop with a powerful Intel Core i7 plus 512 GB SSD. It also features Windows 10 S. Get this Lenovo deal from Currys PC World. 

• Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T - now £749, save £150 (was £899): A bargain for this 14-inch Full HD laptop with decent specs in the form of the Intel Core i5-1035G1 plus 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD. Check out this Acer Swift deal at Amazon UK

• Asus Chromebook Flip C436FA 14-nch Full HD touchscreen laptop  - now £799.99, save £200 (was £999.99): An absolute cracking deal on a top-end Chromebook - Intel i5-10210U, 8GB RAM, 256GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD. Check it out at Amazon UK or John Lewis

• Asus ZenBook UM433IQ Full HD 14-inch Laptop - now £799.99, save £200 (was £999.99): We do love a ZenBook and this is a top-notch example with AMD Ryzen 7 4700U, Nvidia GeForce MX350 Graphics, 8GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD and Windows 10. Check out this Asus ZenBook deal at Amazon UK

Best laptop deals over £1,000

• Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 3.5-inch - now £1,379, save £170 (was £1,549): If you've been after a Surface Laptop 3 then now's the time - Amazon has a bunch of offers on the 2019 model with some excellent hardware. This particular version features  Intel's 10th Gen Quad Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD and, of course, Windows 10. Check out the Surface Laptop 3 at Amazon UK

• Dell XPS 13 9300 13.4-inch - now £1,529, save £270 (was £1,799): This version of Dell's top-notch ultraportable comes with a massive 1TB of SSD storage. Plus there's an Intel Core™ i7 under the hood as well. Check out this Dell deal at Currys PC World

• Microsoft Surface Book 3 13.5-inch - now £1,789, save £200 (was £1,989): Amazon UK has a bunch of money off premium versions of the latest 2020 model of the 13.5-inch Surface Book. This one has Core i7 plus the add-on Nvidia graphics, 16GB of RAM and 256GB SSD though other versions are available. Check out the Surface Book at Amazon UK

More Black Friday 2020 deals

In the US? Check out our US Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals page

In the UK? Check out our UK Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals page

Writing by Dan Grabham.