Basic Laptops

Basic laptops are meant for light home and office use. You might do Internet browsing, e-mail writing and Skyping with them. Basic laptops don’t need a lot of power or fancy extras. Rather, an ideal basic laptop is affordable and easy to use.

-10% Best Laptops under $500
You don’t have to feel like you’re settling for less when shopping for an under $500 laptop. Currently there are tons of pint-priced notebooks that boast ...
Lenovo’s new IdeaPad 330s may not be the most exciting laptops –but they are especially if you’re on a budget, like almost everyone. The IdeaPad 330 denotes ...
-15% Lenovo Chromebook C330 Review
It was only a matter of time before a laptop would pop that perfectly converges Chrome OS and Android to its full potential. Affordably, for that matter. It ...
-13% Acer Chromebook 11 CB3-132-C4VV Review
PC manufacturers are making their Chromebooks stand out with a roost of features like rugged designs and convertible designs, but the Acer Chromebook 11 ...
Describing the 14-inch Asus L402WA-EB21 couldn't get any easier. It’s a budget notebook that has all the things you want –that’s if you’re a student, all the ...
While notable designs have come to the MacBook Air, clones are putting the 2018 iteration in an odd spot. The newest Air doesn’t struggle to rock the same ...
Value systems are all about compromises –sluggish performance, mediocre displays and poor designs. This is especially true if the laptop you buying costs ...
The Acer Aspire 1 is a budget laptop that’s a lot less expensive than most Chromebooks. If Windows is a must-have, then it’s a safe buy without a second ...
-17% ASUS L402WA-EH21 Laptop Review
Describing the 14-inch Asus L402WA-EH21 couldn't get any easier. It’s a budget notebook that has all the things you want –that’s if you’re a student, all ...
With the VivoBook E203NA-YS03, Asus delivers a budget netbook in the 11.6-inch format. It is powered by a dual-core Celeron (Apollo Lake generation), which ...
-10% HP 15-BS020WM 15.6-Inch HD Touchscreen Laptop Review
The HP 15-BS020WM would be an appealing bargain if you need a basic, daily use laptop. Like its budget competitors, this version of the HP 15 provides ...
-23% Samsung Chromebook 3 (XE500C13-K04US) Review
You can buy a cheap, bare-bones laptop, but a Chromebook costing the same will give you better performance, longer battery life and lots more. The Samsung ...
The HP 14-ax040wm is a compact budget laptop that is designed to compete with inexpensive Chromebooks. It’s a full Windows 10 PC for folks who can’t bring ...
-13% HP Stream 14-ax050nr Review
The HP Stream 14-ax050nr is a compact budget laptop that is designed to compete with inexpensive Chromebooks. It’s a full Windows 10 PC for folks who can’t ...
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-8% ASUS C101PA-DB02 10.1″ Touch Chromebook Flip Review
At launch, Google had a premise of portable and very affordable Chrome OS-powered alternatives to mainstream notebooks. Over the years, the number of ...
-0% HP Stream 14-ax010nr Review
The HP Stream 14-ax010nr is a compact budget laptop that is designed to compete with inexpensive Chromebooks. It’s a full Windows 10 PC for folks who can’t ...
-49% Acer Aspire E15 E5-553-T2XN Notebook Review
The Acer Aspire E Series has always been a solid line of laptops, especially for value hunters, and the Acer Aspire E5-553-T2XN is no exception. This entry ...
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The Acer Premium R11, a convertible-hybrid Chromebook running on Google’s Chrome OS, offers an inexpensive alternative to the traditional PC experience. If ...
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Chromebooks are oddly placed in the laptop marketplace. Apart from acting as an easy access to Google Chrome, their target is simple and singular: surfing ...
-13% ASUS E200HA-UB02-GD 11.6-inch Laptop Review
Sometimes what you need is a well-designed, competent, and not too-expensive laptop with decent features for schoolwork, accomplish basic work, or simply ...
-23% ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS02 Review
The Chromebook category has evolved over the past two years, with some models selling cheaply while others bump up that price to add one or two unique ...
Shopping for a budget laptop is all about getting one with a good feature set and above-average performance. Right now, the ASUS L402SA hits that sweet ...
Chromebooks are now center stage; and, the 2017 Samsung Chromebook Pro makes a compelling case for “premium” chromebooks. It combines the strengths of a ...
-13% HP 15-AY103DX Review
Simple, durable and reliable. Is the ultimate definition of a laptop meant for a small business, sole proprietorship, media consumption or even college. ...
There’s always a thin line between machines you use for work and play. When it comes to the former, the Acer Aspire TC-780-UR11 suffices as an affordable ...
The HP 15-ba009dx doesn’t struggle to shine in the basic laptop category. It is made for folks who find inexpensive chromebooks attractive, but having ...
With military-grade design, reinforced hinges, and rugged build, the newest Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e (4749894) is one tough midrange convertible-hybrid ...
-13% HP 15-ay191ms Signature Edition Laptop Review
In 2017, competition in the budget desktop-replacement category is getting intense, and as buyers we can afford a smile as that means low prices for ...
-18% Samsung XE513C24-K01US Chromebook Plus Review
Samsung now have an answer to the iPad Pro ­–the Samsung XE513C24-K01US Chromebook Plus. This Chromebook first surfaced during the CES 2017, and it was a ...
The HP 15-F222WM probably isn’t what you have in mind when you think of a “dream computer,” but if affordability tops your list –more than anything else, ...
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