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15 Incredible Laptops That Won't Destroy Your Bank Balance

15 Incredible Laptops That Won't Destroy Your Bank Balance

15 Incredible Laptops That Won't Destroy Your Bank Balance

Quadcore or Octacore?

SSD or HDD?

Silver or black?

Whatever your questions about picking up an affordable laptop, this guide should answer them. 

From hard working Chromebooks to spec'ed up bargains, here are 15 of the best laptops £500 can buy you.

ASUS EeeBook X205TA

  • Tiny 1KG build
  • 11.6-inch screen
  • 8-hour battery life

£149.99


HP Stream 11

  • Superb value
  • 1.3KG
  • 2GB RAM

£149.99


Acer Aspire ES1-111M

  • 11.6-inch screen​
  • 32GB SSD
  • 1.9KG

£178.49


TOSHIBA Satellite Click Mini

  • Portable, tablet/laptop hybrid build
  • 13-hour battery life
  • 8.9-inch HD touchscreen

£189.99


Toshiba Chromebook 2

  • 1080p HD screen
  • 16GB SSD 
  • Super quick (if you like Chromebooks)

£199.95


Lenovo G50-45

  • 15.6-inch HD display
  • 2.5KG
  • One inch thick when closed

£219.99

 


HP Pavilion 15-ab040sa

  • 15.6-inch screen
  • Full sized keyboard
  • B&O Play speaker system

£399


Microsoft Surface 3

  • Best budget laptop/tablet hybrid
  • 10.8-inch HD screen
  • Includes year subscription to Office 365

£419 (without keyboard - but still a bargain)


ASUS X555LA

  • Intel Core i5 Processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 1TB hard drive

£449


Acer Aspire Switch 12

  • Novel laptop/tablet design with removable keyboard
  • 12.5-inch touchscreen display
  • 128GB SSD

£449.95


Asus X751LA

  • 1TB hard drive
  • DVD & CD rewriter
  • 8GB RAM

£449.95


Lenovo ThinkPad E550

  • 500GB Hard Disk Drive
  • Intel Core i3-5005U Processor 
  • Dolby Advanced Audio Speakers

£455.59


Asus Chromebook Flip

  • 360-degree hinge design
  • Touchscreen build
  • 889g

£245


Lenovo Yoga 3 11.6-inch

  • 128 GB SSD
  • Full HD touchscreen
  • Flips from laptop to tablet mode

£499

 


Lenovo G50

  • Huge 8GB Ram
  • Intel Core i7 processor 
  • 1 TB hard drive

£499.95