Budget laptop reviews
The latest Budget laptop reviews at PC Advisor. Budget laptop user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison
Consumer electronics giant Samsung has made some slim and stylish laptops in the past, but is also still covering the plain-Jane business sector too with slabs like…
£715 inc VAT
Samsung's R610 is available in various guises, and with an onboard Blu-ray Disc drive it is remarkable value.
£699 inc VAT
The Samsung Q430 laptop has the specs required to zip through work and play. Unusually in the UK, the Samsung Q430 us a 14in laptop.
£689 inc VAT
Full-fledged yet svelte, the Samsung NP-Q320 all-purpose notebook has the muscle to serve as your primary work/school home computer.
£670 inc VAT
The Samsung X520 is a lightweight 15in ultraportable laptop with strong battery life.
£609 inc VAT
Samsung already has the budget laptops market sewn up with the deliciously priced £399 Samsung R60. But the excellent Samsung R700-A003UK is itself something of a…
£599 inc VAT
The Samsung R540 seems to target a demanding audience, since its CPU, GPU, and all-around performance can drive powerful applications and games. But a mediocre…
£599 inc VAT
The Samsung R580 is a luxurious and powerful 15in-screen laptop, sporting Intel Core i3 processor and new nVidia graphics, and available for less than £600. Updated 3…
£589 inc VAT
The Samsung P530 is Samsung's business notebook, so it's not festooned with unnecessary illuminations or tarted up with bling.
£563 inc VAT
Our review of the Samsung R20, Samsung's latest slim and user-friendly laptop PC, shows a stylish and full-featured system.
£499 inc VAT
The Samsung R530-JA03’s bright, eye-catching design makes a refreshing change to the traditional budget laptop design: business-like slabs of black or grey.
£499 inc VAT
The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite has a good solid-state drive, attractive slimline design and impressive battery life. Here's our Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite review
£499 inc VAT
The Samsung NP-RV720 is a big, hulking brute of a laptop.
£490 inc VAT
In the under-£500 category, the Samsung RV511 is an Intel Core i3-powered 15in-screen laptop, packing most of the features you'd need in a budget laptop.
£480 inc VAT
The Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C-A01UK is an AMD-powered ultraportable laptop as thin and light as an Ultrabook, but it can't match the performance of its Intel-based…
£480 inc VAT
Samsung's Series 5 is a range of budget laptops that includes the Samsung NP535U3C-A02UK, a 13in model pared down with a slow AMD processor and a hard disk.
£480 inc VAT
If you're looking for a laptop that you can use for long periods away from the mains, then look no further than this indefatigable Samsung R510.
£479 inc VAT
The Samsung NP300E5A is the company's cheapest 15in laptop, yet still packs some impressive application performance thanks to a speedy Intel Core i3 processor.
£420 inc VAT
The Samsung NC20 is an upscale netbook that is almost as bulky as a standard laptop, without the full features.
£413 inc VAT
The Samsung R60 shows that you don't need to spend a huge amount of money to get a decent laptop.
£399 inc VAT
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