15 Back-To-School Laptops To Get On The Shopee Million $ Discount Sale


August is rolling around the corner, which means back-to-school season is approaching for many university students – a.k.a laptop hunting season. If you’re looking for a new laptop to optimise your online lesson and studying experience especially from this term onwards, Shopee’s Million $ Discount will be the place for you to shop – we’re talking popular brands at the lowest prices you can find online, plus free shipping as the cherry on top!

While there are many participating brands such as Apple, Dyson, SK-II and Nintendo (just to name a few), we’ve compiled a list of the top laptops and monitors for students, whether you’ll be studying from home, attending physical classes, or anything in between. This article will be your ultimate guide to find a laptop that suits your needs and budget, at the best price you can get online as well.

Pro-Tip: If you’re a student, do look out for these exclusive vouchers – $20 off $200 and $50 off $800 voucher – which you can apply on top of the amazing deals you’ll be getting!

Additionally, if this is your first time hearing of Shopee Million $ Discount, you might also want to take a quick read of this useful guide.


For the conventional laptop users:

1. Macbook Air 2020 ($1,335)

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If you’re an Apple user, you’d probably be no stranger to the Macbook Air series. The latest Macbook Air 2020 (13.3 inch retina) features a new and notably improved keyboard – the most drastic change from the previous Butterfly model. Other improvements also include a more powerful 10th Gen Intel processor, faster 256GB SSD storage and a new Force Touch trackpad. You’d be pleased to know that this purchase comes with a 1 year Apple warranty, and with its sleek unibody design and improved internal components, it is definitely a laptop to consider if you prefer MacOS to Windows. 

Usual Price: $1,449

Million $ Discount Price: $1,335


2. ASUS Zenbook 15 UX533FTC-A8304T ($2,148.90)

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For those more comfortable with Windows, ASUS Zenbook 15 UX533FTC-A8304T is one of the world’s most compact 15-inch laptops, designed to provide greater screen area in less physical space. With discrete NVIDIA® graphics, the latest 10th Gen Intel processor, and wide-view technology for clearer images at all angles, it’s designed to empower your creativity, without compromising on performance.

Usual Price: $2,198

Million $ Discount Price: $2,148.90

Same day delivery available.


3. Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-599T ($1,547)

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The Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-599T houses a LED-backlit Narrow Bezel Multi-Touch Display that gives you clearer and brighter vision on an impressive 86.4% screen-to-body ratio. At an astounding 14.95mm and 0.99KG, it’s one of the lightest 14” notebooks that offers both performance and portability!

Usual Price: $1,898

Million $ Discount Price: $1,547


4. Dell XPS13-1071xSGL-W10 ($3,099)

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With a powerful Intel Core i7 processes and integrated Intel graphics, the Dell XPS13-1071xSGL-W10 may just be one of the best premium Windows 10 laptops for students. Though smaller and lighter than previous models, it features a larger keyboard, touchpad, and an impressive 13.3” inch near-borderless touch display – the first of its kind in the world. This is the laptop to get if you’re looking for portability and power at a super reasonable price.

Million $ Discount Price: $3,099

Same day delivery available.


5. HP Pavilion Laptop 13-an1013TU ($1,149)

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The HP Pavilion Laptop 13-an1013TU is a great reliable, no-frills laptop that packs a myriad of functions in an ultraportable 15.4mm design. The latest Intel Core i5 processor and turbo boost technology allows you to power through your tasks, no matter it be for work, binge-watching dramas (Read: Top 2020 K-Drama Recommendations) or connecting with your friends!

Usual Price: $1,199

Million $ Discount Price: $1,149


6. Lenovo ThinkPad T495s ($1,699)

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Get your hands on the ultra-portable productivity machine to make your #workingfromhome experience even better. We all know that the modern work environment requires devices that offer unparalleled productivity at all times, and with impressive storage capacity and high-speed memory, the Lenovo ThinkPad T495s is here to make that possible.

Usual Price: $1,999

Million $ Discount Price: $1,699


For the gaming addicts:

7. Dell Alienware 15 ($3,299)

Dell Alienware
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Engineered with a no-nonsense design that gives gamers what they want, the Dell Alienware 15 is built to be thin yet durable, without sacrificing on performance. The upgraded TDP ventilation system, amplified graphics and better sound quality work in tandem to bring you an incredible gaming experience.

Usual Price: $3,799

Million $ Discount Price: $3,299


8. Acer Nitro 5 ($2,198)

Acer Nitro 5
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We have raved about what are some of the best gaming laptops in Singapore, and the Acer Nitro 5 is most definitely part of that list. Though it may have a more understated design, its Coolboost technology, rapid 144Hz refresh rate and 3ms overdrive response time makes it a great value-for-money and high-performing option for casual gamers.

Million $ Discount Price: $2,198

Same day delivery available.


9. Armaggeddon MR-R2060 Ultra Slim Gaming NoteBook With RGB Keyboard And Face Recognition ($2,399)

Armaggeddon M17-R2060 Gaming NoteBook
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Achieve the ultimate gaming experience with the Armaggeddon MR-R2060 Ultra Slim Gaming NoteBook With RGB Keyboard And Face Recognition. With a Ray-tracing technology and a refresh rate of 144Hz, this is one of the best and reasonably-priced gaming laptops available.

Usual Price: $2,699

Million $ Discount Price: $2,399


For the artistic souls:

10. Lenovo IdeaPad S540 ($1,599)

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Think heavyweight performance but lightweight portability with this Lenovo IdeaPad S540. This IdeaPad is one of the best specs compact laptops in the market, featuring rapid charging technology and excellent QHD display image quality. NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 dedicated graphics deliver up to 3.5x faster performance and ensure a smoother work and even gaming experience overall.

Usual Price: $1,649

Million $ Discount Price: $1,599


11. Samsung Tab A 10.1 T510 ($350)

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If the Galaxy Tab S5e and Apple iPad is not within your budget, the Samsung Tab A 10.1 T510 might be the alternative you’re looking for. With a clear immersive display and good battery life, this budget tablet looks and performs way better than what you might expect for its price, making it a great tablet choice for watching videos and casual gaming.

Usual Price: $398

Million $ Discount Price: $350


12. HP Pavilion x360 Convertible ($1,599)

HP Pavilion x360 Convertible
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Who says you’d have to compromise on the processing speed with a convertible laptop? With this compact 14-inch HP Pavilion x360 Convertible, you can work comfortably even while on the go! With a comfortable keyboard and solid audio performance, this is an affordable and no-fuss option for an entry level notebook. Bonus: Receive a free $50 CapitaVoucher with every purchase!

Usual Price: $1,799

Million $ Discount: $1,599

Same day delivery available.


13. ASUS Zenbook Duo ($2,198)

ASUS Zenbook Duo
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Amp up your creativity and productivity to the next level with this ASUS Zenbook Duo. It features a crazy dual-screen setup, including a full-width ASUS ScreenPad Plus that integrates seamlessly with the main display, giving you ultimate efficiency and room for creativity. You’ll be a true multitasking champion.

Million $ Discount Price: $2,198


For those who just want to stick to the good old’ monitors:

14. Dell UltraSharp 24 Monitor U2419H ($319)

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Experience superb screen clarity with Dell UltraSharp 24 Monitor, which comes with Full HD resolution and a seamless InfinityEdge screen design. Psst, if you’re a designer, this UltraSharp monitor is factory calibrated at 99% sRGB coverage to an accuracy of Delta-E less than 2, for precise hues right out of the box!

Usual Price: $359

Million $ Discount Price: $319


15. Dell 24 Monitor P2419H ($238)

Dell 24 Monitor
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If it’s all about efficiency for you, get the Dell 24 Monitor to transform the way you work, which is designed to reduce cable clutter on your table. Coupled with an ultrathin bezel design, this monitor is the best thing to make working from home even more productive!

Usual Price: $279

Million $ Discount Price: $238

Some other great laptop options or accessories you might want to check out

With this ultimate back-to-school laptop guide, you’re all set to conquer the new school term now, whether it be online studying or physical lessons! Sometimes paying a little extra for certain features is really worth it, but if you’re on a tight budget, you can check out our guide to budget laptops under $999 here. If you’re looking to up your gaming experience, why not take a look at our guide for the best gaming laptops and gaming headsets here!

What laptop or item will you be getting from the Shopee Million $ Discount ? Let us know in the comments below!

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This article was updated on 21 July 2020. Additional research done by Elycia Lee.