Reevoo’s blog, published the names and prices for the best laptop computers under 300 Pound Sterling, which includes models ranging between $200 and $500, after the conversion at the time of writing.
Reevoo is a free online service that helps you decide what to buy, depending on your needs, prices and customers ratings. The site works with the most popular stores including PC World, Woolworths, Currys, Dixons and Carphone Warehouse, where people are asked to rate their new acquisitions after purchase.
People search first for the cheapest products and then they look at other factors, such as brand popularity and features, in order to make the final decision.
The top 5 best very cheap laptops under $500 is:
The most expensive from all the 5 laptop models is Compaq CQ50 100EM SI40, available at £300, or $488.It runs with an AMD Sempron processor of 2GHz speeds, with the Windows Vista Home Basic 32-bit operating system pre-installed, featuring the Service Pack 1. In addition, Compaq CQ50 100EM SI40 integrates 1GB system memory, 120GB hard drive storage, a DVD burner with LightScribe technology for creating disc labels, a 5-in-1 card reader, high-speed 56K modem, 802.11b/g WLAN, 3 USB ports, HDMI connector, VGA, cable docking connector, 3D Sound Blaster Pro sound card for great audio quality via the built-in Altec Lansing speakers, and 319MB shared graphics memory.
The laptop has a 6-cell Li-Ion battery type and sports a 15.4-inch High Definition BrightView display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, in a system weighting just 2.93Kg.
At the same price is the Toshiba Equium L350-10L, a stylish laptop with a metallic finish, powered by an Intel Pentium Dual Core T2370 processor of 1.73GHz speeds, and featuring 2GB memory, 120GB hard drive capacity, DVD burner, the Intel GMA X1300 graphics chipset with up to 358MB shared memory, built-in web camera with microphone, Wi-Fi, WLAN, modem, stereo speakers, Kensington Cable Lock slot, Multimedia Bar with 6 feather-touch Easy Keys, High Definition Audio support, and lots of software pre-installed.
Toshiba Equium L350-10L sports a 17-inch TruBrite TFT display with high brightness level and a resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels.
Another laptop available at this price is Packard Bell MX37 T003, a 15.4-inch lightweight computer at 2.8Kg, bringing the Windows Vista Home Basic user-friendly operating system, a 1.73GHz Intel Celeron dual-core processor, 1GB system memory, DVD burner, SiS Mirage M672 integrated graphics chipset, the Realtek ALC861 sound chipset, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, 4 USB ports, built-in web camera for video conferences, and 1280 x 800 display resolution with the Diamondview technology.
In addition, the Packard Bell EasyNote MX37 notebook comes with a big package of software pre-loaded for security, accessibility and productivity.
We have encountered Advent laptops before, when we wrote about the best rated computer laptops, and it was about the Advent 4211, which seems to be not only in the top 5 best rated computer laptops abut also in Reevoo’s top 5 very cheap laptops under $500. It costs about £230, meaning $374, and comes with Wndows XP Home Edition operating system pre-installed. Inside we find 80GB storage space, Bluetooth, no optical drive, 1GB memory, Wi-Fi module, a 1.6GHz single-core Intel N270 processor, integrated Intel graphics chipset, and all these weighting just 1.1Kg.
The laptop has a very small form factor with a 10-inch TFT display featuring 1024 x 600 pixels. Other components include a built-in web camera, a 4-in-1 card reader, and external monitor connectivity.
Asus EEE PC 4GB INT continues to be the most popular among mini laptop computers and Reevoo found it at £170, or $276. It has a high rating on all customer ratings websites because it is optimized for mobile performance with latest technologies.
This 7-inch version of the Eee PC features 512MB system memory, an Intel Celeron processor, Linux operating system, Windows XP support, Ethernet connectivity, WLAN, 4GB Solid State Drive storage, built-in web camera, High Definition audio with stereo speakers and microphone, and a 4-cell battery for up to 3.5 hours of continuous use.