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  • Toshiba Satellite Pro P300-14P review

    Faced with the choice of a compact and lightweight mini laptop or a full-size notebook with a faster processor, some people will lean towards the latter for screen…

    £389 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Lenovo 3000 N200 review

    The Lenovo 3000 N200 is a classic example of old-school laptop design – a large black slab, promoting function over form.

    £387 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Packard Bell Easy Note BG45-U-300 review

    The Packard Bell Easy Note BG45-U-300 is the nearest thing to a regular laptop in the budget mini laptop category.

    £399 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Elonex Webbook review

    The Elonex Webbook is a mini laptop being promoted exclusively by The Carphone Warehouse – for 'free' with a new two-year Orange broadband account, or separately for…

    £219 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Asus Eee PC 1000 review

    With its price point of £369, the Asus Eee PC 1000 is in danger of pricing itself out of the low-cost ultraportable market, even if it does boast the biggest slab of…

    £369 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP 2133 Mini-Note review

    HP recently entered the affordable mini-laptop category with its eye-catching 2133 Mini-Note PC. UPDATED: July 29 2008

    £464 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • 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



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