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  • Advent 4211 review

    Joining the new breed of netbooks is the Advent 4211 mini laptop, the cheapest to come with Windows XP

    £279 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire One review

    With more than a passing nod to the Asus Eee PC, and in particular the new Asus Eee PC 901, with the Acer Aspire One Acer has taken on the concept of affordable…

    £220 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • First look: MSI Wind

    Taiwan's MSI (Micro-Star International) announced its competitor for the new low-cost laptop market, the MSI Wind, early this month at Computex, and we got a chance…

    £329 inc VAT

  • Asus Eee PC 901 review

    Hard on the heels of the Eee PC 900 comes the 901, now sporting a shiny new Intel Atom processor

    £319 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • First look: Elonex Web book

    Carphone Warehouse and Elonex have launched the Web book – a Windows XP Home Service Pack 2 machine with a 10.2in viewable screen and that runs on a VIA C7 processor…

    Free

  • Intel Classmate PC preview

    Intel last year launched the Intel Classmate PC – a low cost UMPC aimed at children in developing nations, just like OLPC’s XO.

    £125 inc VAT

  • Everex Cloudbook review

    The Everex CloudBook matches the ultra-successful Asus Eee PC's weight, screen and keyboard size, as well as its reliance on a Linux operating system, open-source…

    £200 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Asus Eee PC 900 review

    With its latest release Asus has answered all obvious criticisms of its original Eee PC ultraportable laptop. This, the 'big screen' Asus Eee PC 900, packs nearly 9in…

    £329 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Dell XPS M1330 review

    If you're after a small laptop, but are willing to sacrifice slightly on portability to get better performance and a larger screen, then the Dell XPS M1330 is a great…

    £779 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Logiq 6-5032 ultraportable laptop review

    The Logiq 6-5032 offers good performance for the money, provided you're willing to forego gaming, and it has a good specification. It's let down severely when it…

    £586 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Philips 12NB5800 review

    The Philips 12NB5800 is a very capable ultraportable PC, although it falls short on battery life.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Advent 9112 ultraportable laptop review

    The Advent 9112 shows that you don't need to pay a huge premium if you want a laptop that's small and portable.

    £449 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Philips 11NB5800 ultraportable laptop review

    The Philips 11NB5800 has a tiny footprint, making it a great machine to carry with you wherever you go, but the trade-off is a lack of space that makes the keyboard a…

    £600 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Dell Inspiron 1525 review

    The customisable Dell Inspiron 1525 will please those for whom good performance is a priority.

    £429 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Toshiba Satellite Pro A210-1AZ review

    Those with only basic needs might find the £399 Toshiba Satellite Pro A210-1AZ acceptable. It's a low-priced laptop with modest performance.

    £399 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Sony Vaio VGN-NR21M laptop review

    The Sony Vaio VGN-NR21M isn't a full-scale desktop replacement, but then it's also not exactly something you'd want to cart around with you everywhere you go.

    £649 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Belinea o.book 4 laptop review

    Belinea is pitching the Belinea o.book 4 as a stylish, slimline laptop for those on a budget - something that it largely satisfies.

    £693 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Packard Bell Easynote XS ultra portable laptop

    The Packard Bell Easynote XS is a very small laptop, but unfortunately it's a fairly unusable one too.

    £349 inc VAT

    Score - 5 out of 10

  • Samsung R700-A003UK laptop review

    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

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • MSI GX610-008UK laptop PC

    The MSI GX610-008UK is a rare example of an AMD-powered laptop in an Intel world.

    £679 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10



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