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  • Hannspree HannsNote SN10E1 review

    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

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire One 531 review

    The latest 531 version of the Acer Aspire One is a competent if unexciting netbook design.

    £279 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Samsung N310 review

    The Samsung N310 is a stylish and far-from-subdued netbook that's shaped like a big rubber pebble.

    £375 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • MSI Wind U123 review

    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

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Asus Eee PC 1005HA Seashell review

    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

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • MSI Wind U115 review

    While the MSI Wind U115 may not look special at first glance, this is not a typical netbook.

    £549 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire Timeline 4810T review

    The Acer Aspire Timeline 4810T is light for a 14in notebook, and its battery lasted a long time in our tests.

    £799 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Toshiba Mini NB205-N310 review

    Toshiba may be new to netbooks, but the company is no stranger to small. Toshiba's NB205-N310 jumps into the market and claims a top spot in our rankings.

    £282 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Samsung N110 review

    The Samsung N110 is a gentle revision to the company's successful Samsung NC10 netbook, with record-breaking longevity - REVISED, 17 JULY 2009.

    £349 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • HP Mini 110 review

    The HP Mini 110 (NB-1006TU_09): a 10.1in netbook that has a swirly patterned lid for its LED screen and an Intel Atom N280 CPU. It's available with either a spinning…

    £280 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Lenovo IdeaPad S10e review

    The Lenovo IdeaPad S10e netbook has been designed with the education market in mind. It's slightly different to the IdeaPad S10, with a smaller screen, a bigger…

    £273 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Toshiba Satellite A355D-S6930 review

    In the Toshiba Satellite A355D-S6930, Toshiba clearly aimed for an entry-level media laptop with a screen and speakers that defy expectations for the category.

    £714 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Lenovo Ideapad Y450 review

    The IdeaPad Y450 all-purpose laptop offers good looks and a surprising number of features at an attractive price.

    £450 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Dell Vostro 1320 review

    The Dell Vostro 1320 is a solidly built laptop with a built-in optical drive and a powerful CPU.

    £389 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • MSI VR630 review

    The MSI VR630 is a sub-£500 budget laptop with 16in widescreen display.

    £480 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • HP Pavilion dv2 review

    The HP Pavilion dv2 is the first laptop to use AMD's Athlon Neo processor, delivering reasonable power, in a tiny notebook frame, for a moderate price - UPDATED 7…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dell Vostro 1220 review

    The Dell Vostro 1220 is an ultraportable 12in Dell laptop aimed at business users.

    £447 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • MSI X340 review

    The MSI X340 is a slim and light notebook that uses Intel's 1.4GHz SU3500 chip to produce good Windows performance at an inexpensive price. UPDATED 2 JULY

    £759 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Samsung N120 review

    Samsung's latest netbook - the Samsung N120 - adds a few nice touches to the established Samsung N110 low-cost laptop.

    £388 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple MacBook 2.13GHz (white) review

    If price plays a greater role in a shopper's buying decisions during tough economic times, Apple's recent updates to its entry-level laptop, the white, £749 MacBook,…

    £749 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10



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