Who of us doesn’t want to have laptops for our personal use these days? Nowadays, laptops are a definite must-have due to the fact that we can use it in many ways. We can use laptops not only to get in touch with people online; we can also use these to make documents, slideshow and movie presentations aside from watching videos and listening to music. And to top this all, it can also be used in order to generate income, especially when online.
There are lots of affordable laptops out there. But since buying laptops are often considered an investment, it’s very important for us to invest in a brand that’s already tried and tested. That’s the reason why people consider these laptop brands the best in their own right: HP, Sony, Dell and Lenovo. But sad to say, these laptop brands are often expensive.
However, the good news is, these laptop brands also offer models under the $500 price tag. So if you’re interested to know what these laptop models are, kindly read the models below:
- Dell Inspiron 14R – This is certainly a budget laptop, but it doesn’t mean that its features aren’t worth it. As a matter of fact, Laptop Magazine is very impressed and awestruck at the same time with Dell Inspiron’s specs and features. You’ll definitely own a laptop having a 4GB RAM, 500GB SATA HDD and a 2.2GHz Intel Core i3 processor at under $500 price.
- HP Pavilion g6t – As we all know, the HP Pavilion Series has been quite a model name for the past few years now. For the price of $375 up to $450, you can have the HP Pavilion g6t, with specs such as an Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM and a 320GB SATA HDD, which can also be upgraded to 500GB for free. Depending on your timing, you can even manage to afford some price rebates.
- HP ProBook 4530s – Unlike HP Pavilion Series which are composed of laptops specifically designed for home use, the ProBook Series are designed for business, which means that they will eventually last longer even when under constant use. At under $500 price tag, you can buy an HP ProBook 4530s which contains an Intel Core i3 Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB SATA HDD and a DVD-RW Drive.
- Lenovo ThinkPad E420 – The ThinkPad models are also quite a model to reckon, especially if you like to have a laptop with a reliable keyboard. At just $450 price, you can afford a brand-new Lenovo ThinkPad E420 having an Intel Core i3-2350M processor, 320GB SATA HDD, anti-glare display and a DVD-RW drive.