These Are the 7 Best-Selling Laptops on Amazon

The best place to start searching for a new laptop for work or school is Amazon's bestselling list. These are the laptops that people are buying right now. That usually means they are on sale at the moment or have the best feature set for their price.

This top list of bestsellers is comprised of an equal mix of Windows PCs, Google Chromebooks and Apple Macs. There's really something for everyone here. The prices are varied, as well, from under $200 for a small portable to around $1,000 for Apple's MacBook Air and Acer's gaming laptop.

  • Acer Aspire 5 Slim Laptop—$364.99
  • ASUS Laptop L210 Ultra Thin Laptop—$189.99
  • HP Chromebook 14-inch HD Laptop—$211.18
  • Apple MacBook Air M1—$999.99
  • Acer Chromebook Spin 311 Convertible—$269.99
  • HP 15 Laptop—$599.99
  • Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop—$729.99

Acer Aspire 5 Slim Laptop—$364.99

Acer Aspire laptop
This Acer Aspire is the bestselling laptop on Amazon. Acer

The top-selling laptop on Amazon currently is the Acer Aspire 5 Slim. There's a good reason this computer is a bestseller: It offers compelling specs and features for a budget price of $364.99. It also has a larger, 15.6-inch screen that will help those working at home have more screen space without needing to add an external monitor.

This Aspire 5 has an AMD Ryzen 3 3200U dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, a 128GB PCIe NVMe SSD, AMD Radeon Vega 3 graphics and an advertised 7.5 hours of battery life. It has three USB ports, one HDMI port with HDCP support, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and a backlit keyboard that rounds out a solid laptop. It runs Windows 10.

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ASUS Laptop L210 Ultra Thin Laptop—$189.99

Asus L210 Ultra Thin Laptop
This ASUS laptop is great for portability. ASUS

ASUS's L210 Ultra Thin laptop is the cheapest model on the list, but don't write it off without giving it a look if what you need is something super-portable. The laptop is thin and light, and features an 11.6-inch screen. It's 0.7-inch thick and weighs 2.2-pounds.

Inside the PC is an Intel Celeron N4020 Processor, 64GB eMMC flash storage and 4GB RAM. It runs Windows 10 and comes with one year of Microsoft 365 Personal.

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HP Chromebook 14-inch HD Laptop—$211.18

HP 15 chromebook
This HP laptop with a 15-inch display runs Chrome. HP

Chromebooks are increasingly popular: Users don't need many programs other than Chrome and web apps like Google Docs or Sheets; schools have begun adopting them for student use. This 14-inch HP Chromebook may be able to accomplish all your tasks for just a little more than $200.

The HP HD Laptop includes an Intel Celeron N4000, a 1.1 GHz base frequency and an up to 2.6 GHz burst frequency processor. The 14-inch diagonal HD antiglare WLED-backlit display (1366 x 768) should offer a good mix of space and portability. It has 4GB RAM and a 32GB hard drive for storage. Best of all, it has stereo speakers tuned by B&O for music listening and video calls.

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Apple MacBook Air M1—$999.99

Apple M1 MacBook Air
Apple's MacBook Air M1 can run iPad apps natively. Apple

Apple's MacBook Air M1 is one of the best computers you can buy at the moment. Right now, the M1 processor from Apple is a speed demon and is also able to control battery life to offer a true full day of work without needing to reach for the power cord.

Because the MacBook Air M1 and iPhones share a similar processor and computer architecture, this Mac can run iPhone and iPad apps from the App Store automatically. Don't worry about software compatibility, either, because it can still work with Intel-based programs seamlessly. For $1,000, you'll get a computer that can outdo the last $5,000 iMacs.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 311 Convertible—$269.99

Acer Chromebook
Acer's Chromebook is convertible, so it can bend and flex. Acer

This Acer Chromebook is not only low cost, it's also flexible. The Acer Spin 311 is a convertible, so it can bend in different ways that can help make watching videos just as comfortable as typing a paper. This laptop has an 11.6-inch HD touch screen, an Intel Celeron N4020 processor, 4GB RAM and a 32GB hard drive. If that seems like not enough storage, don't worry, because it also includes 100GB of online Google Drive. The battery should last around 10 hours.

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HP 15 Laptop—$599.99

HP 15
This HP laptop has the latest specs and a larger, 15-inch screen. HP

This HP laptop features Intel's latest 11th Gen Core i5-1135G7 processor to power it and to keep everything fast and responsive. It also has 8GB RAM, a 256GB SSD hard drive and a 15.6-inch HD display. Overall, the specs included in the laptop should provide plenty of speed for a wide range of tasks. This probably won't be the best gaming laptop, but for everything else, it's a great option. It runs Windows 10 Home and includes HP's fast-charge technology.

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Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop—$729.99

Acer Nitro gaming laptop
Acer's Nitro laptop is built for gaming, with good graphics and expandable slots. Acer

If you're looking for a laptop made for gaming, Acer's Nitro 5 is a popular option. It features a 10th Generation Intel Core i5-10300H processor with speeds up to 4.5 GHz. It has a 15-inch HD IPS LED-backlit 144Hz refresh display.

Most important, it includes an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Graphics with 4GB of dedicated GDDR6 VRAM. This will help with the graphics performance for playing games. It has 8GB of high-quality RAM and a 256GB NVMe SSD.

Most of the time, people buy desktops for gaming because they can upgrade them in the future. The Acer Nitro 5 has two PCIe M.2 slots; one is open for easy upgrades. But this laptop also has a ton more impressive specs, including the latest Wi-Fi 6 AX201 802.11ax technology.

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