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Budget laptop reviews

More Budget laptop reviews at PC Advisor. More Budget laptop user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison

  • Lenovo Z580 review

    Lenovo Z580’s is a great cheap laptop for the back-to-school season, coming in at just under £500. It’s not the most portable of notebooks, but it offers good…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Lenovo G505s review

    The Lenovo G505s has some excellent features such as performance, screen quality and the comfortable keyboard, all good for a laptop in this price range. Read our…

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite review

    The Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite has a good solid-state drive, attractive slimline design and impressive battery life. Here's our Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite review

    £499 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Samsung NP-RV720 review

    The Samsung NP-RV720 is a big, hulking brute of a laptop.

    £490 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • HP ProBook 4430s review

    The 4430s is a solid, affordable business laptop that looks good in the meeting room and will get the job done. The absence of a high-speed local bus, however, is a…

    £485 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Zoostorm 52-4201 laptop PC

    Not all Zoostorm products stand out from the crowd and it’s fair to say that the Zoostorm 52-4201 is no trailblazer, but this Intel Santa Rosa laptop is certainly…

    £480 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Zoostorm 52-4203 laptop PC

    An updated version of the Zoostorm 52-4201, the 15.4in Zoostorm 52-4203 combines value with an increased processor speed and improved performance.

    £480 inc VAT

    Score - 8 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

  • Samsung RV511 review

    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

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C-A01UK review

    The Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C-A01UK is an AMD-powered ultraportable laptop as thin and light as an Ultrabook, but it can't match the performance of its Intel-based…

    £480 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Samsung Series 5 NP535U3C-A02UK review

    Samsung's Series 5 is a range of budget laptops that includes the Samsung NP535U3C-A02UK, a 13in model pared down with a slow AMD processor and a hard disk.

    £480 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Samsung R510 review

    If you're looking for a laptop that you can use for long periods away from the mains, then look no further than this indefatigable Samsung R510.

    £479 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Dell Inspiron Duo review

    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

  • Sony VAIO VGN-NS20 review

    The Sony VAIO VGN-NS20 is Sony's budget VAIO PC.

    £479 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire 5740-333G32Mn review

    The Acer Aspire 5740-333G32Mn comes in at the weightier end of the budget laptop spectrum.

    £478 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Toshiba Satellite L350-235 review

    This Toshiba Satellite follows the example of our current top sub-£500 model, the Sony Vaio VGN-NS20J. The latter has crowned our budget chart for a few months thanks…

    £470 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • HP Compaq nx6110

    You might wonder why we'd give a Gold award to a notebook with a 1.4GHz Celeron M 360 processor, just 256MB of DDR RAM and no DVD writer. Well, the reason is the…

    £469 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Acer Aspire 5742 review

    Acer's Aspire 5742 manages to combine speedy performance with excellent battery life and deliver both in a tidy-looking notebook that costs considerably less than…

    £469 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Dell Latitude 2120 review

    The Dell Latitude 2120 is a partially ruggedized netbook for business.

    £466 inc VAT

    Score - 6 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



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