The 15 best laptops and computers to buy on Amazon in 2022
Out of all the Amazon best-sellers you can find online, adding a new computer or laptop to your cart is extra exciting.
Not only is snatching one up right now perfect for the back-to-school season, but it’s equally ideal if you’re into all things gaming (or just like getting stuff done for your 9-to-5 work week).
If you’re looking for a new desktop computer to suit your new home office desk or office chair — not to mention standing desks of all shapes and sizes — we have you covered with our favorites, too.
Ahead, find our edit of the 15 best laptops and computers you can pick up right now on Amazon. Even better, you’ll receive your shiny new piece of tech in two days, much ado to Prime.
Before you shop, take a look at our guides to the best smart TVs (according to an expert) and the best USB microphones if you’re looking to ride the tech-buying train even further.
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Best Amazon Laptops
1. Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Chromebook Laptop, $109, original price: $220
As a beloved Amazon favorite, the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Chromebook Laptop is a steal for less than $110 right now. With more than 3,000 reviews, the model boasts vivid UHD graphics, no setup required (simply log in to your Google suite) and a slim design.
2. Apple MacBook Air 2022 Laptop, $1,099, original price: $1,199
All hail the Apple MacBook Air as one of the best laptops for commuters to class and school. Not only is it a perfect fit for your work tote or backpack, but it also has a stunning retina display, lasts up to 18 hours of battery life with a single charge and impressively connects to all your other Apple devices (AirPods included).
3. Samsung Chromebook 4, $122, original price: $230
Enter one of the most affordable laptops from one of the best brands. Samsung’s Chromebook 4 is a great buy right now, especially for its compact design, ultra-fast connectivity with Gigabit WiFi and advanced security with built-in antivirus protection.
4. Acer Aspire 5, $338, original price: $400
For an all-around good PC laptop, you can’t go wrong with the Acer Aspire 5. For less than $350, you’ll enjoy its slew of features: a backlit keyboard and fingerprint reader (for added security), Purified Voice Technology to cancel out background noise and a cinematic experience thanks to Alexa Show Mode. It’s one of the best value deals on this list.
5. HP Chromebook 14, $189, original price: $290
the HP Chromebook 14 is the quintessential laptop for productivity. Not only does it have the look of an Apple computer, but it’s equally as great for leisurely scrolling or watching your favorite shows on Prime Video. Plus, it boasts 64 GB of storage.
6. Asus E410 Intel Celeron Laptop, $153, original price: $162
The Asus E410 Intel Celeron Laptop is ravishing on a budget, especially if efficiency and affordability are what you’re looking for. Just over $150, it has a full LED display with intricate graphics, an integrated Windows software system and an impressively lightweight design.
7. Apple MacBook Pro 2022 Laptop, $1,243
If you love Apple laptops and want one built to last, look no further than the brand’s best-selling MacBook Pro. This 2022 edition has a touch bar (which we all know you want because of its emoji feature), an active cooling system so it doesn’t overheat, and an HD built-in camera for all of your Zoom meetings.
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8. Microsoft Surface Pro Touchscreen, $1,300, original price: $1,600
We’ve had our eyes on the Microsoft Surface Pro for its ability to transform into a tablet and its ultra-portable make. Though a splurge, it’s well worth it for the ability to take notes on it (with the compatible stylus pencil) and its super thin, versatile design.
9. Dell Inspiron 3583 15″ Laptop, $308, original price: $1,000
At a phenomenal discount, the Dell Inspiron 3583 is what you need if you’re just looking for a new device. Namely, it has an array of built-in Windows features — like Windows Movie Maker — and one of the most practical, easy-to-use designs.
10. Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop, $756, original price: $840
For gamers, this is what we’re talking about. Shop the Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop for almost $100 off right now. With a backlit keyboard, built-in browser games (including Tetris) and stunning graphics, it’s a laptop well worth the value.
Best Amazon Desktops
1. iBuyPower Pro Gaming PC Computer Desktop, $1,300, original price: $1,400
The iBuyPower Pro Gaming PC Computer Desktop has all the stops — and is colorful too. Now, enjoy $100 off this all-in-one bundle, clad with the desktop unit, the keyboard and ergonomic mouse. Plus, it contains 12 GB of storage (which is pretty impressive, as competitor models typically feature 4 GB).
2. HP 24″ All-in-One Desktop Computer, $680
If you love the look of a sleek white design for your desk (pro tip for small spaces: we love the Overstock Corner Desk), then the HP 24″ All-in-One Desktop Computer is your match. It’s less than $700 and has a slim design and a super fast processor. If we were on the hunt for one, we would snatch this one up.
3. Dell Inspiron 3910 Desktop, $929
The Dell Inspiron 3910 Desktop is one of the most searched-for models on the internet — and rightfully so. It has the 12th Gen Intel Core Processor tech enthusiasts rave about, is easy to connect with your at-home printer and other devices and has a whopping 512 GB of storage.
4. Acer Aspire TC-1660 UA92 Desktop, $690
What’s great about the Acer Aspire TC-1660 UA92 Desktop is its ability to connect to Bluetooth easily and its robust work speed, watching your favorite shows and playing games. You’ll also enjoy faster file access with 12GB of high-performance memory.
5. HP Pavilion Desktop PC, $700
The HP Pavilion Desktop PC is built to last, much ado to its pre-built make and upgraded memory and state drive. It also comes with high-speed WiFi (which is what we all desire, TBH) and the keyboard and mouse bundle for an all-in-one Amazon purchase.
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