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- Acer (37 reviews)
- Dell (36 reviews)
- Asus (33 reviews)
- Hp (33 reviews)
- Samsung (33 reviews)
- Toshiba (33 reviews)
- Lenovo (30 reviews)
- Msi (18 reviews)
- Bell (11 reviews)
- Medion (11 reviews)
- Packard (11 reviews)
- Sony (10 reviews)
- Computers (8 reviews)
- Apple (5 reviews)
- Pcnextday (5 reviews)
- Advent (4 reviews)
- Fujitsu (4 reviews)
- Siemens (3 reviews)
- Elonex (2 reviews)
- Gateway (2 reviews)
- Grade (2 reviews)
- Hi (2 reviews)
- Higrade (2 reviews)
- Novatech (2 reviews)
- Pc (2 reviews)
- Philips (2 reviews)
- World (2 reviews)
- Belinea (1 reviews)
- Compaq (1 reviews)
- Datawind (1 reviews)
- Electronics (1 reviews)
- Everex (1 reviews)
- Evesham (1 reviews)
- Gigabyte (1 reviews)
- Google (1 reviews)
- Hanspree (1 reviews)
- Htc (1 reviews)
- Intel (1 reviews)
- Lg (1 reviews)
- Mesh (1 reviews)
- Nokia (1 reviews)
- Olpc (1 reviews)
- Oqo (1 reviews)
- Rm (1 reviews)
- Stone (1 reviews)
- Viewsonic (1 reviews)
- Zepto (1 reviews)
This Toshiba Satellite follows the example of our current top sub-£500 model, the Sony Vaio VGN-NS20J. The latter has crowned our budget chart for a few months thanks…
£470 inc VAT
The Novatech Xplora E16 comes close to filling the void between netbook and budget laptop. It's aimed at those looking for an affordable web-browsing machine with a…
£396 inc VAT
The Dell Inspiron 1545 is an affordable all-purpose notebook with a 15.6in widescreen LCD.
£299 inc VAT
Take everything we liked about the Asus Eee PC 1005HA (a well-designed, seashell-shaped netbook) and marry that with the CULV-laden Acer Timeline 3810T. The result:…
£525 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 Dell Mini 10 netbook is also available as a cheaper version, the Dell Inspiron Mini 10v, starting at £199.
£249 inc VAT
The ViewSonic VNB101 netbook won't turn many heads, but it's a decent, albeit quirky, little laptop for users who want something small and reasonably easy to use.
£288 inc VAT
Not one to be squeezed into the back pocket of your jeans, Sony's Vaio W is a 'proper' netbook.
£399 inc VAT
The Toshiba Satellite A500 is packed with features that not only make it a suitable desktop replacement notebook but also a credible home entertainment hub.
£599 inc VAT
The Lenovo IdeaPad U350 is one of those rare products where actually using it makes it seem much stronger than its test results and feature set might make it seem on…
£569 inc VAT
The Lenovo S12 is a portable, affordable, and multimedia-minded netbook with a full-size keyboard and decent battery life.
£339 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 Packard Bell dot s is a netbook with the fastest Intel Atom processor now available.
£229 inc VAT
The Hannspree HannsNote SN10E1 is a me-too netbook with Intel Atom processor, 10in screen and Intel GMA 950 graphics. Oh, and a great price.
£289 inc VAT
The latest 531 version of the Acer Aspire One is a competent if unexciting netbook design.
£279 inc VAT
The Samsung N310 is a stylish and far-from-subdued netbook that's shaped like a big rubber pebble.
£375 inc VAT
It's been a year since the Wind U100, the "big" sibling to the MSI Wind U123, came out - and the similarities between the two netbooks are eerie.
£250 inc VAT
We can sum up the Asus Eee PC 1005HA in one sentence: it's a slightly thicker, slightly cheaper version of the Eee PC 1008HA.
£380 inc VAT
While the MSI Wind U115 may not look special at first glance, this is not a typical netbook.
£549 inc VAT
The Acer Aspire Timeline 4810T is light for a 14in notebook, and its battery lasted a long time in our tests.
£799 inc VAT
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