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Discount Laptops Under 400

October 25, 2011

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With today’s economy most are more frugal than ever before. I remember ten years ago it was almost impossible to find discount laptops under 400. Today you can find laptops under 400 that will meet and exceed most consumer expectations. Last month I had a little bit of extra money in my budget and decided it was time to upgrade to something new.

With my budget I was looking at laptops under 400 dollars. I narrowed my search down to three discount laptops under 400. I had to have at least a 15.6 inch monitor, 4GB ram and a 320GB hard drive. The laptops I found with these specs and within my price range are listed below:

  • Toshiba Satellite C655-S5339 – 15.6” Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Notebook
  • Acer Aspire AS5750Z-4887 – 15.6” Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Notebook
  • Lenovo G570 (43344QU) – 15.6” Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit Notebook

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While all three have what I’m looking for, there are a few other things to consider when formulating my final decision. One of the most important differences is battery life. The Acer and Lenovo average about 4.5 hours battery life while the Toshiba gets about 5.5 hours on a charge. To me this is a significant advantage for a laptop at this price point. While most specs are almost identical there is one other major difference between the models. The Toshiba also has a 10-key on the side. Although this may not seem significant to many, if you are in the habit of using one it’s a nightmare when no longer there. I end up wasting time when typing because I’m a creature of habit and I find my fingers reaching out for what isn’t there.

My final decision was the Toshiba and I’ve been very happy with it. With the 10-key on the side and the extra battery life when compared to the other models is a great addition to the already wonderful laptop. Be sure to pay attention to the little details when comparing models, because these are the little things that really will stand out throughout your experience!

 

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The Best Laptops for Under 400 Dollars

September 29, 2011

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How does $400 sound for a brand new laptop? Initially retailing at the thousand dollar mark, laptops, a must have for many, were limited to those who could purchase them at their exorbitant pricing. However, with the new mark downs, it is possible for many to now own brand new laptops for  under 400 dollars. These personable electronics are essential owing to the fact that they are portable, thus appealing to a large demographic.

The need for a laptop certainly varies from one person to the next and as such, the purchase made is dependent on the requirements of the particular consumer. Computer manufactures are aware of this and, companies like HP, Dell, Acer, Sony, Samsung and Toshiba work hard to come up with laptops that will meet consumer needs at prices that are within their means.

Dell has a $400 laptop, the Dell insipiron 15 which has a 900 Intel Celeron processor, a sizeable hard drive of 250GB and a 2GB RAM. If you are looking for a workable laptop that is well priced with decent features, the Dell insipiron 15 fits the profile.

Toshiba satellite C650D-BT2N13 is a laptop from Toshiba that’s usually priced as a laptop for under $400. It has a fast processing speed credited to the AMD V140 installed Intel Celeron processor and the in-built RAM of 2GB.

A product under the long line of HP products but similar in features to the Toshiba satellite C650D-BT2N13, the Compaq Presario CQ62Z is a laptop under $400 you can be assured of credibility. Priced under $400 and with fast processing speeds, surfing the net is an enjoyable experience on this laptop.

This is just mention of a few laptops out of a myriad in the market all at different attainable price ranges under 400 dollars. Depending on what your needs are you are guaranteed to find a well priced laptop that will offer you outstanding features and convenience in your work, play, socializing or entertainment.

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Quality Laptop Computers for Under $400

September 29, 2011

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Using computers to do office work has simplified most things and has made working fun and not such a serious affair anymore. People can work stationed in the office, others can work while travelling and even others work from home. The internet has even made it easier because it will deliver all your mail and keep you connected with the people you need to stay in touch with for day to day activities. Recently, laptop computers for under $400 have  entered the market and are becoming  more and more available nowadays. This has been made possible by leading laptop producers and tough competition in the laptop market.

It has been noted that all laptops under 400 that are manufactured by leading and well known laptop companies have retained quality and performance. They contain authenticated features and these companies make sure that the laptops pass the verification tests conducted by computer technicians hence meet required market standards despite being under 400 dollars. Leading computer and laptop companies including Toshiba, Dell, Samsung and others have designed cheap laptops under $300 but they maintain their competence and standards like other laptops.

Most of the laptop producers are recognized by many quality and standard checking bodies across the globe. They sometimes annually recognize them publicly by honoring and rewarding their hard work. Acer is one of the renowned computer companies for its long line of laptops in the market that adhere to the consumer requirements at considerably low prices. Acer aspire 255 and the Acer aspire 5736z dual core laptops are some of their laptop brands in the market that make them popular. These laptops are generally cheap. The Acer aspire 5736z has a RAM of 2GB, a hard drive storage space of 320 GB, has Wi-Fi connectivity and a webcam while the Acer aspire 255 has a RAM of 1GB, 160 GB hard drive size, Wi-Fi connectivity and has Bluetooth too as well.

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