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- Dell (36 reviews)
- Acer (35 reviews)
- Asus (33 reviews)
- Samsung (33 reviews)
- Toshiba (33 reviews)
- Hp (32 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)
The Samsung NP-RV720 is a big, hulking brute of a laptop.
£490 inc VAT
If you really don’t need to do more than send the odd email and browse the web while you’re on the move, and perhaps open an Office document from time to time, then…
£240 inc VAT
Packard Bell’s EasyNote TS11HR039 features an Intel Core i5 processor and because of this the performance is great. You might wonder how Packard Bell has managed to…
£399 inc VAT
MSI’s CR650 suffers from one major drawback in the shape of an underpowered AMD processor.
£430 inc VAT
If you’re after something that’s easy to carry around but has enough power to deal with tasks beyond the everyday then the Lenovo IdeaPad S205-1038 is well worth…
£340 inc VAT
The G570-4334 from Lenovo is the kind of typically functional laptop you’d expect from the company, though it doesn’t fare too badly in the looks department either.
£499 inc VAT
Dell's Vostro V131 is sedately handsome and a good performer, but has little else to distinguish it from the corporate-targeted ultraportable crowd.
£589 inc VAT
Lenovo's Essential series is its budget-friendly notebook line, and the Lenovo Essential G570 certainly performs like a budget laptop.
£600 inc VAT
For multimedia buffs, the Dell XPS 15 L502X is a generally solid addition to Dell's line of consumer laptops with a little added oomph in performance.
£599 inc VAT
The Dell Inspiron 17R desktop-replacement laptop is a study in clean, simple design.
£529 inc VAT
The Samsung Series 5 Chromebook is a sleek laptop, but Chrome OS underwhelms. Updated, 10 June 2011
£349 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 HP Pavilion g6 is a straightforward, solid all-purpose laptop for a good price.
£540 inc VAT
The Acer Aspire One 522 (model BZ897) delivers a good, classic netbook for a very reasonable price.
£309 inc VAT
The Dell Inspiron Duo is an innovative netbook / tablet PC hybrid with a screen that revolves so it can be used as either a traditional laptop or a convertible tablet.
£479 inc VAT
The Medion Erazer X6811 is a power laptop from the German mail-order brand, with a decent specification for gaming.
£936 inc VAT
The Asus Eee PC 1015PEM is the latest addition to Asus' burgeoning 10in Eee PC netbook range. Here's our review of this low-price laptop.
£301 inc VAT
Available from just £329, the Toshiba Satellite C660D-10W is the cheapest of six budget laptops we've just tested - but this 15.6in AMD-powered notebook still has…
£329 inc VAT
This MSI FX600-007UK laptop includes a 15.6in screen, Intel Core i3 processor and useful nVidia GeForce 325M graphics card for Windows games.
£510 inc VAT
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z560 is a 15.6in laptop, built for style and performance too, and available for only a little over £500.
£510 inc VAT
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- Asus X102BA: modest performance even for a budget laptop, but still good value for money
- Toshiba CB30-102: Chromebook boasting a 13.3in screen and Intel Celeron processor
- Compaq CQ58 - budget laptop offers good value
- HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart (n232sa): budget laptop with good all-round performance and an attractive screen
- Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1DV: slim and light budget laptop offers decent performance
- Toshiba Satellite C50-B-IIL: budget laptop offers good value for less than £350
- Asus X552CL: provides good performance for a budget laptop
- Asus V550C: a smart budget laptop doing its best with an Ivy Bridge processor
- Toshiba Satellite M50-A-11Q: worth considering if you're on a tight budget and looking for a good, basic laptop
- Lenovo Flex 15D: a budget laptop that handle basic tasks but not much more
- Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite: budget laptop with a SSD, slimline design and impressive battery
- Advent Tacto: a budget laptop that has specs that rival more expensive laptops
- Packard Bell EasyNote TE69: not a bad budget laptop if you can’t stretch to £400
- Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-13U: large-screen budget laptop perfect for use at home
- Dell Inspiron 14z - mid 2013 model (N00I1431) offers good performance in a portable chassis
- Lenovo Z580 - a cheap Windows laptop that offers good performance
- Acer Aspire V3-571: great budget laptop
- HP Pavilion 14 - slimline Ultrabook (14-b003SA) provides good performance and value
- Dell Latitude 3440: a budget laptop designed for business featuring an Intel Haswell processor
- Asus Transformer Book T100T - Windows 8 tablet & laptop offers great portability at great price
- Sony Vaio Fit 15E - a cheap laptop with attractive multimedia features
- Asus VivoBook S200E: lightweight budget laptop offers decent performance
- Asus X501A-XX277H
- Lenovo G505s: a budget laptop that has some great features
- HP Pavilion 11 Touchsmart notebook: this 'mini' notebook has good features
- Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C-A02UK