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  • Toshiba NB300 review

    The Toshiba NB300 is a 10in netbook with a slim frame, a long battery life and an advanced Sleep-and-Charge USB port.

    £299 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • HP Mini 210 review

    The HP Mini 210 is a 10in netbook with plenty of style. It looks and feels different to the netbook it replaces - the HP Mini 110 - but it still performs like a netbook.

    £309 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire 5740 review

    The Acer Aspire 5740 parks itself next to most midrange laptops. It feels fast enough for all common productivity applications; carries a big, 15.6-inch screen; and…

    £599 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Asus Eee PC 1201HA review

    The Eee PC 1201HA is the latest from Asus' netbook repertoire. It has a larger 12in form factor, more system memory and hard drive space compared to its predecessor,…

    £349 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Toshiba Satellite T135D-S1324 review

    The Toshiba Satellite T135D-S1324 ultraportable laptop is a slim, sleek package that offers some pleasant surprises while making a few compromises.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Dell Studio 15 review

    The Dell Studio 15 is an affordable 15in-screen laptop, now available with the latest high-performance Intel Core i5 dual-core processor.

    £579 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • HP Pavilion dm1 review

    The HP Pavilion dm1 is a stylish thin and light, 11.6in ultraportable laptop with a slightly larger form factor than most regular 10in netbooks.

    £505 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • ASUS U50Vg review

    The ASUS U50Vg notebook is like a 15.6in portable reflecting pool - but without the benefit of ripples. It has an all-over gloss that reflects any lights within its…

    £699 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • HP Pavilion dm3-1035tx review

    The HP Pavilion dm3-1035TX is a 13-inch thin and light laptop part of HP's 'Thinspiration' range. It weighs under 2kg, sports the looks and style of a premium laptop,…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • MSI Wind Millions Special Edition U135 review

    The MSI Wind Millions Special Edition U135 is a sleek and comfortable MSI netbook that commemorates worldwide sales of more than 1 million MSI Wind laptops.

    £279 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • MSI X430 review

    The MSI X430 is a slim, thin and light laptop with a 14-inch screen and based on AMD's "ultrathin" notebook platform, the Athlon Neo MV-40 1.6-GHz processor (also…

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Asus UX30-QX011C review

    With an edge-to-edge glossy screen, dual-core chip and supermodel looks, the ultrathin Asus UX30-QX011C laptop is something of a tribute act to Apple's MacBook Air.

    £952 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Lenovo ThinkPad Edge review

    The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13in ultraportable laptop is everything you like about ThinkPads in a more attractive package.

    £657 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire One 532h review

    Netbooks based on Intel's Pine Trail Atom chips are now available, and the Acer Aspire One 532h is Acer's latest offering based on the new Atom chip.

    £290 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Medion Akoya E3211 review

    The Medion Akoya E3211 is an inexpensive laptop with an Intel Pentium ULV SU2700 low power processor.

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dell Vostro V13 review

    The Dell Vostro V13 is a slimline, 13.3in business notebook with plenty of style and a very sturdy body. It feels great to use and it has a decent amount of power…

    £420 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Acer Ferrari One review

    Excellent design and features make up for lacklustre performance in the Acer Ferrari One - a cool little laptop.

    £439 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Asus Eee PC T91 review

    Tablet PCs came out of the closet in record numbers at the recently concluded CES 2010, but Asus had one out for a while. The Asus Eee PC T91 doubles up as a netbook…

    £399 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Dell Latitude E5400 review

    With the new Dell Latitude E5400, Dell has carved out an impressive laptop for your business needs. It hits a sweet spot with regards to solid build quality, the…

    £551 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Lenovo Skylight review

    At first glance, the Lenovo Skylight is exactly what the netbook should've been.

    £309 inc VAT



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