Laptop buying guide
Laptops can give you the computing performance you need, wherever you go. They’re perfect for everything from gaming with friends and editing family photo albums to business and design.
Our buying guide explains the key features to look out for. Start by learning more about the three different operating systems - the familiar Windows, the web-based Google Chrome and the intuitive Mac OS X, each offering unique benefits that could be right for you.
Explore our range of Ultrabooks, MacBooks and 2-in-1 laptops, check out the ‘Our Experts Love’ range and read some top tips from our Knowhow experts to help begin your buying journey.
If you want to see the differences for yourself, please visit one of our stores and we will be happy to help find the right laptop for you.
Today’s operating systems are designed to be simple to learn, powerful, customisable and visually attractive. Click here to find out more about each one.
Our wide range of computers is carefully chosen to suit all needs, so your ideal laptop is ready and waiting for you. We’ve prepared a guide to key laptop features to help you decide.
Our experts love
We love bringing you the very best in technology and are proud of our range. Some products really stand out, and these get the Our Experts Love seal of approval.
Top tips from Knowhow experts
From help setting up your new laptop to upgrades and repairs, our Knowhow experts are always on hand.
Shopping with Currys
Our price promise means we won't be beaten on price, If you find Argos, Asda, John lewis, Tesco or AO.com has the same product at a cheaper price,we'll match it - even up to 7 days after purchase.
Discover the latest technology in store
Over 450 Currys PC World stores nationwide with expert advice and demonstrations available, plus extended opening hours making shopping even easier. Look out for a range of products available for 'take home today' in the stores.
Shop your way
Its easy to shop online, with our largest range of products available to order for delivery to your home or local store, plus Reserve and Collect from your nearest store within an hour.
Spread the cost of major purchases. A range of flexible credit options is available.
Peace of mind with our 21 day returns policy. Just return your product unopened, with your receipt and we'll exchange it for something more suitable or refund in full.
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Delivery starts from free. You can also choose next day delivery or a day and time to suit you.
Set Up & Showhow
We can set up and personalise your laptop, and give you a 30 minute one-to-one tutorial on everything it has to offer.
24/7 Help & Advice
From wireless woes to Windows worries, our team of experts at our UK based Contact Centre are on hand to take your calls, all day, every day.
Protect your data & identity
Automatically back up files, photos, music and videos securely online with Knowhow Cloud. Protect your laptop from viruses with our range of anti-virus solutions.