Cheap laptop deal sees shoppers save £150 on the Acer Aspire 5

Get 'back to school' ready with £150 off the Acer Aspire 5 at Currys

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While schools and universities are out for the summer, the summer sales are the best time to get ready for the new term with low prices on laptops and computing devices. Whether you need a laptop for studying, video calls or streaming, you can find a quality device from a reliable brand at incredibly cheap prices in the run-up to the new school year.

With this in mind, we’ve found a great deal on the Acer Aspire 5, taking this premium laptop down to a low price. Right now, you can save £150 on the Acer Aspire 5 and up to £200 on Acer laptops at Currys.

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Originally priced at £599, the Acer Aspire 5 is now just £449, dropping the price to under £500. The Acer Aspire 5 features in our guide to the best laptops under £500 (opens in new tab) so this price cut from Currys has made this powerful laptop even more affordable, perfect for those on a budget.

Throughout this year, Currys has been offering amazing deals and discounts on a range of tech products, including laptops, TVs, headphones, speakers and mobile phones. Currently, Currys has cheap deals on Acer laptops (opens in new tab), including Aspire and Swift models, as well as Acer 2-in-1 laptops and Chromebooks.

To view the Acer Aspire 5 deal at Currys, click the link above or keep reading for more laptop deals.

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Acer Aspire 5 A514-54 14” Laptop: was £599, now £449 at Currys (opens in new tab)
Save £150 on the Acer Aspire 5 at Currys. Powered by the 11th gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor, this laptop is speedy and has up to 10 hours of battery life, 8GB RAM and 512GB storage. The Acer Aspire 5 also comes with Microsoft Office and internet security deals when you purchase it at Currys, and you can upgrade to Windows 11.

Why you should buy the Acer Aspire 5

In our Acer Aspire 5 review (opens in new tab), we were impressed with its build, screen and battery life, and commented that “it’s fantastic value for money and a great choice for students.” This slim laptop offers a strong performance and is packed full of features, including a wide 14-inch screen, integrated HD webcam and multiple ports and connectivity options.

For students, the Acer Aspire 5 is super portable and lightweight, so you can take it with you to and from lectures. When we tested the Acer Aspire 5, we found that it delivers a lot of power and can tackle multiple tasks, including streaming, browsing, searching and gaming. The 512GB SSD is speedier and more reliable than a regular hard drive and has plenty of room for your files, photos, videos and music.

For more deals on Acer laptops, you can find low prices at Currys. For example, the Acer Aspire 1 (opens in new tab) has had £70 taken off its price and is now £199. The Acer Aspire 3 (opens in new tab) is the Acer Aspire 5’s cheaper sibling and is now £319, thanks to a £110 price cut. If you’re unsure what Acer Aspire laptop is the best for you, check out our comparison guide: Acer Aspire 3 vs Acer Aspire 5 (opens in new tab).

Bethan Girdler-Maslen
Bethan Girdler-Maslen

As T3's resident Shopping Expert and Deals Writer, Beth covers deals, discount codes, how to save money and seasonal holidays, including Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Amazon Prime Day, Boxing Day and Easter sales. Having always been passionate about writing, she’s written for websites, newspapers and magazines on a variety of topics, from jewellery and culture, to food and telecoms. You can find her work across numerous sites, including Wedding Ideas Magazine, Health & Wellbeing, The Bristol Post, Fashion & Style Directory and more. In her spare time, Beth enjoys running, reading, baking and attempting DIY craft projects that will probably end in disaster!