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.

The HP Stream 11-ak0020nr is a laptop created for students, and it’s available for an extraordinary low price. For that little money, you get a portable ...

The best laptops under $1,000 will rock the best features, offer outstanding performance, excellent battery life and portability without poking holes in your ...

The Acer Chromebook Spin 311 is a cool little Chromebook that offers impressive levels of versatility, as well as great interaction and usability. Simply using ...

Don’t have a lot of cash to buy the most expensive laptop around? You might not need anything super powerful – you’ll mostly be accessing the web, creating ...

The Acer Chromebook R11 is inspired by the MacBook Air, but our review model, dubbed the Chromebook C738T-C7KD is stylish and can convert from clamshell mode ...

Best value

We found some good deals for $500 or less. When shopping for a good, yet affordable laptop, many things can go wrong. In that case, you need the best ...

We used to be skeptical of Chromebooks. Yeah, Chrome OS is light and neat enough, we thought – a palatable operating system that would get you online as ...

The budget laptop world is never short of exciting gadgets. Gone are the days when buying a laptop on a budget meant having to do with a super-slow machine ...

The Acer Aspire 5 A515-54-30BQ is a big-screen budget laptop that delivers a roomy 15.6-inch display, a comfortable backlit keyboard, and horsepower for ...

Chromebook prices seem to be competing with mainstream notebooks these days, but we have some that are hitting an all-time low. Case in point: The Lenovo 100E ...

Sometimes all you need is a competent, decent, and inexpensive laptop with the right screen size for schoolwork, basic media editing, or simply browsing the ...

The ASUS VivoBook F510QA provides a great deal of a bang for your budget buck, offering a roomy display and comfortable keyboard packed in a stylish, sleek ...

With the Acer Aspire 5 (2019 model), you’re getting more laptop than you’re paying for. It offers a combination of a crisp 1080p display, light-weight profile, ...

The HP Stream 14-cb159nr is a Windows 10 laptop that affirms Microsoft’s resolve to compete with Chromebooks in the budget laptop category. It’s a smart move ...

Editor choice

The Lenovo IdeaPad 330 is a big-screen budget laptop that delivers a bright 15.6-inch display, a comfortable keyboard, and enough horsepower for daily ...

Asus Chromebook C523NA-DH02 Review

$254.99 $352.33
-28%

The Asus Chromebook C523NA-DH02 proves that it’s possible to make a quality 15-inch laptop with a luxury feel for a reasonable amount of money. The swift ...

Lenovo Chromebook S330 Review

$239.99 $289.99
-17%

The Lenovo Chromebook S330 has three redeeming features: It’s one of the most affordable Chromebooks on offer, it’s nicely designed, and it gets a great ...

Best value

The Samsung Chromebook 3 XE500C13-K06US sports a solid build, improved battery life and good performance for an 11.6-inch laptop, making it a solid entry into ...

If you're buying on budget, here are the Best Laptops under $500 that you can buy today. You can choose a Windows 10 laptop or a Chromebook for the best ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 the ...

With the Asus VivoBook E203NA-YS03, the company delivers a budget netbook in the 11.6-inch format. It is powered by a dual-core Celeron (Apollo Lake ...

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 little ...

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 ...

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