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Top 5 budget-friendly laptops.

It’s back to school for a lot of students and there’s such a huge variety of devices on the market to choose from. We’ve chosen some of our top 5 introductory laptops, perfect for those late night assignments, and those TV shows we all love to stream. Not only will these laptops be able to handle all your workload, but they are also so affordable.

ASUS Vivobook 15 -Intel Core i3-8130U 15.6″ Notebook

The Asus VivoBook Max series laptops are designed to give a user-friendly experience for those everyday tasks. This is a mainstream laptop targeted at students, or anyone looking to buy an affordable and budget-friendly laptop.

Design: 1.5kg lightweight design. Slim bezel with 7.8 mm, 80% S/B ratio.
Multi-color design: Star Grey, Rouge, and Pearl White
Display: Thinner than 19.4mm
ASUS Tru2Life video increase150% contrast
Power Supply: Up to 100% sRGB lifelike visual experience
Price: R8,109

Dell Inspiron 3162 Intel Celeron 11.6″ Wifi Notebook

The Dell Inspiron 3162 Intel notebook is light, bright and irresistible! If you’re looking for something compact and easy to travel around with, this is the one for you. This notebook might contain only a few basic features, but it sure guarantees to add a pop of colour to your desk!

Processor: Intel Celeron N3050 Graphics adapter: Intel HD Graphics
Memory: 2048 MB DDR3-1600, single-channel, no memory bank, soldered memory
Display: 11.6 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel 135 PPI, AU Optronics B116XTN, TN LED, glossy: no
Storage: 32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB, 10 GB free
Weight: 1.18 kg ( = 41.62 oz / 2.6 pounds),
Power Supply: 270 g ( = 9.52 oz / 0.6 pounds)
Price: R4,659

Lenovo Ideapad 330-IGM Intel Celeron N4000 15.6″ Notebook

The Ideapad is a stylish and modern take on a laptop, and could be the next device for you. It’s extremely user friendly and we love it for its reliability when it comes to completing everyday tasks and its incredible screen.  

Processor: Up to Intel® Celeron® Processor N3350 Operating System: Windows 10 Home
Graphics: Intel® Integrated Graphics MemoryUp to 4 GB Storage: 64 GB eMMC
Audio: 2 x 1 W Speakers
Battery: Up to 8.5 hours per MOBILEMARK
Display: 11.6″HD (1366×768) TN
Price: R 4,545

Acer Aspire ES1-533 Intel

The Acer Aspire comes in a perfectly sized 15.6 inch Windows 10 machine and a Full HD display. Not too shabby for a budget-friendly notebook. If you’re looking for something portable, this notebook is not the one for you considering it’s 15.6” size! However, if you’re looking for a big enough screen to stream on during those long study evenings, I’d say this one is a fetch!

Product Type: Notebook Operating System: Win 10 Home 64-bit
Processor: Intel Pentium N4200 / 1.1 GHz (2.5 GHz) / 2 MB Cache
Memory: 4 GB DDR3L
Storage: 1 TB HDD / 5400 rpm
Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti
Display: 15.6″ LED backlight 1366 x 768 / HD
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 505
Price: R 4,999

HP 255 G6 AMD E2 15.6″ Notebook

The HP 255 Notebook is slim and durable! Rest assured that it can keep up with assignments on the go, and it’s perfect for the everyday young professional. What we love about this notebook is that it’s a value-priced PC and is loaded with some essential Windows 10 collaboration tools.

Features: Product Description: HP 255 G6 – 15.6″ – E2 9000e – 4 GB RAM – 500 GB HDD
Product Type: Notebook
Operating System: Win 10 Home 64-bit
Processor: AMD E2 9000e / 1.5 GHz (2 GHz) / 1 MB Cache
Memory: 4 GB DDR4
Storage: 500 GB HDD/ 5400rpm
Display: 15.6″ WLED 1366 x 768 / HD
Graphics: AMD Radeon R2
Price: R5.400

Which one of the above laptops appeals to you? Tell us in the comment section below.

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