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- Dell (36 reviews)
- Acer (35 reviews)
- Asus (33 reviews)
- Samsung (33 reviews)
- Hp (32 reviews)
- Toshiba (31 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 Sony VAIO CW Series laptop is quite stylish and comfortable to use. We like its keyboard and also the software that comes preinstalled on it, but it could use…
£699 inc VAT
Toshiba's range of laptops includes full size models for under £500, such as this Toshiba L500-11V.
£499 inc VAT
The Acer Aspire One D250 is a netbook running the Google Android operating system. But it's very much a supplement to Windows rather than as an environment you could…
£280 inc VAT
The Acer Aspire Gemstone 2920 would make a good travel companion if you need something to take with you while you're on the go.
£699 inc VAT
The Stone UMPC is a small laptop with a design that mirrors the Asus Eee PC and RM miniBook, and adds the killer feature of Bluetooth connectivity.
£350 inc VAT
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
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
The Philips 12NB5800 is a very capable ultraportable PC, although it falls short on battery life.
£500 inc VAT
If cost is a central factor in your choice of laptop then Gateway's ML6227b is a decent all-round system.
£399 inc VAT
If you know what you want in a laptop and have a budget to stick to wouldn’t you like to pick and choose elements of your laptop to suit? Zepto notebooks are built to…
£599 inc VAT
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
This 15.4in full-size Acer Aspire 5720 laptop, which falls easily into the budget desktop-replacement category, is packed with features.
£349 inc VAT
The Samsung R60 Plus is the only laptop we've seen in the sub-£400 category to feature a dedicated graphics processor, making it the most suitable for 3D gaming.
£399 inc VAT
While the compact Zoostorm Logiq 82-3601 may be encroaching on mini-laptop territory, it has a pretty fast specification.
£398 inc VAT
It's been a year since the Wind U100, the "big" sibling to the MSI Wind U123, came out - and the similarities between the two netbooks are eerie.
£250 inc VAT
The MSI X340 is a slim and light notebook that uses Intel's 1.4GHz SU3500 chip to produce good Windows performance at an inexpensive price. UPDATED 2 JULY
£759 inc VAT
The Dell Vostro 1320 is a solidly built laptop with a built-in optical drive and a powerful CPU.
£389 inc VAT
In the Toshiba Satellite A355D-S6930, Toshiba clearly aimed for an entry-level media laptop with a screen and speakers that defy expectations for the category.
£714 inc VAT
We can sum up the Asus Eee PC 1005HA in one sentence: it's a slightly thicker, slightly cheaper version of the Eee PC 1008HA.
£380 inc VAT
The affordable, all-purpose Lenovo ThinkPad SL400 laptops offer much of the look and feel you'd expect from a more expensive ThinkPad.
£598 inc VAT
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