Best Budget Laptops | Top 10 Budget Laptops

Looking for a solid machine without putting too much pressure on your wallet? Take a look at some of the best budget laptops and, hopefully, one of them might be the “one” for you.

Dell Inspiron i14z -2877BK

High performance, very lightweight, and an affordable price tag; Dell’s Inspiron i14z is one of the best choices in the budget laptops category. With Intel 2.5 GHz Core i5 Dual Core processor, 500 GB HDD, and 6 GB DDR3 RAM, Inspiron i14z is a mighty beast that can give you quite a lot of power without putting too much burden on your pocket. The 14-inch HD display and built-in Premium Sound HD will ensure that when you are in a mood to relax, you do it with maximum comfort. If you are looking for a theatre like experience, use the Intel’s wireless display functionality to connect your laptop to your HDTV without worrying about cable connections.

When it comes to USB connectivity, the laptop contains two USB 3.0 ports and a single USB 2.0 port. The battery timings are quite good so you’ll not have to worry about getting your charger ready unless you plan to do play some games.

Overall, the product is a beast and you’ll not be disappointed with your investment.

HP Pavilion dm1-4142nr

This HP machine is one of the finest products in budget laptops category as plethora of customers admiring its performance and the value that it provides against the price will give you some hint. Long battery hours, lightweight, and ultra portability make it a perfect match for those who want a powerful companion on their journeys. Armed with AMD E-350 1.65 GHz Dual Core Processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM (upgradeable to 8GB), and AMD Radeon HD 6320 Discrete-Class Graphics with up to 1973MB total graphics memory, HP Pavilion dm1 can do all your daily tasks without any hassle while also providing you the space to do some light gaming. The laptop provides quite a lot in terms of value and I’m sure you’ll feel quite content with your investment. Quite a lot of customers have termed the performance of the product as something “beyond their expectations and price tag”. So this machine definitely demands some attention if you are looking for a decent laptop with reasonable price.

Lenovo G570 43349KU

This laptop is for those who want a high performing machine but have a limited amount of cash. Powered by Intel’s 2nd Generation Core i3-2350M/Core i5 2450M (choose according to your requirement, price tag changes accordingly), 4GB DDR3 RAM, and Intel HD 3000 Graphic Card, 43349KU can do all your chores with ease, without causing any trouble. Basically this laptop has all of it what a typical user would want in his/her machine i.e. portability, performance, and most importantly, an affordable price tag. So if you are deciding on getting a decent laptop, this one could be an option.

HP - Pavilion G4-1215DX

Here’s another highly recommended product from the HP. With AMD Dual-Core A4-3300M 2.5GHz processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 320 GB HDD, and AMD Radeon HD 6480G with 512MB Video Graphic Card, this machine can do all your chores without troubling you a bit. And the best thing about G4-1215DX is its price tag (currently the laptop is under $400). Anyone who is a fan of HP products will definitely gonna love this one and anyone who is looking for a decent laptop that doesn’t disturb his/her budget will not gonna regret the decision.


It is not possible that someone makes a list about laptops and a model of Sony VAIO couldn’t make into it. So in the category of best budget laptops, we have Sony VAIO VPCEG34FX/B. This baby knows how to please its master, and trust me, it does its job quite well. Equipped with Intel’s Core i5 2540M Processor 2.5GHz, 4GB DDR3 RAM, Intel HD Graphics 3000, and 620 GB of HDD, this machine can do all your day-to-day tasks quite efficiently. It also has the Intel’s wireless display functionality so when you want to enjoy your stuff on your big HDTV, you can connect your laptop wirelessly without worrying about cable connections. Battery timings are quite good and picture quality is simply mind-blowing. In short, this product has everything what a customer would want in his/her machine.

Lenovo ThinkPad X120e

This Lenovo product is for those who want a “netbook-sized” laptop to achieve maximum portability. Though small in size, the product has all the ingredients of a genuine budget laptop. Whether you are a simple user with daily routine tasks or are a movie junky who loves enjoying movies on his/her laptop, Lenovo can do the job(s) quite easily. So check out the specs and if they appeal you, go for it.

HP g7-1310us

Time to say goodbye to your desktop PC because here is a laptop that can do all your tasks (that you currently do on your PC) while giving you the comfort of portability. I am not saying at all that you can play every heavy game on it (there are gaming laptops for this very purpose) but it will deal with quite a lot of your favorite games. And when it comes to your daily routine tasks (like hardcore web-surfing, watching movies, etc), it will not gonna disappoint you. Armed with Intel’s 2nd generation Core i3-2350M Processor and 6GB DDR3 RAM, this product is a powerful beast without any doubt. With so much power and a reasonable price tag, HP g7-1310us will be a perfect choice for those who are looking for a killer machine without disturbing their budget.

Samsung RV-511-A01

If you are looking for a product that doesn’t compromise on style and performance, you are looking for this model of Samsung. Though wearing quite an affordable price tag, this laptop doesn’t compromise on quality and performance a bit. It can do all you daily chores without bothering you, giving you total peace of mind. So take a look at the technical details at the link given below and if they are according to your requirements, go for it. You will not regret your decision.

HP dv4-4270us

For the time being, I haven’t heard a single complaint about this juggernaut. This laptop has literally everything, be it performance, built, style, portability; you name it. This little piece of technology is worth every penny and I’ll suggest you shouldn’t waste any more time if you are seriously considering buying a laptop, be it for yourself or as a gift for someone. Though a bit heavier compared to other 14-inches, the machine has got so much potential that this issue doesn’t feel an issue. So if you are feeling perplexed and can’t decide which one should be your “one”, give it a shot. I can bet you’ll never regret the decision.

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