buying first laptop, maximum of £300.00, need advise on where to go

  AndieC 01 May 13

so best option for buying? iv been looking at the hp pavilion g6-2210sa for a few months now but is it really the best buy? will be using it for general everyday use, non serious gaming, downloading, watching films, shopping and some work related stuff too.

iv looked at hard drive and memory and the pavilion seems to be pretty hardy. also what alternatives are there not too dear, im a single mum and need to watch the pennies.

i also would like to know if it is best to buy online/instore?

thanks for reading, and any help much appreciated

  onthelimit1 01 May 13

I would rather buy from, say, John Lewis than some of the well known electronic stores. Have a look at their selection here

  Nontek 02 May 13

I agree that John Lewis is a good source, but personally I prefer (and have bought my laptop from) Novatech - you can ask for Win7, you do not have to accept the horrible (in my opinion) Win8 which most new laptops come with these days. Also a Novatech PC is guaranteed to have absolutely no Bloatware, and they are well known and liked within these forums. Excellent after-sales too.

  The Kestrel 02 May 13

This lenovo from ebuyer is just over your budget, but has a core i3 processor and Windows 7. It also has good reviews from Reevoo.


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Should I upgrade to Windows 10? 8 reasons why you should upgrade to Windows 10... and 2 why you…

We are being sold the ability to spend money we don't have. And we love it

Encore creates eerie effects for Spielberg's new TV show The Whispers

How to set up Apple Music & make sure you don't get charged: Get Apple Music for free

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message