There are affordable laptops, and then there are cheap laptops: the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 belongs to the latter of those two categories. Today I’m going to talk about the IdeaPad 1 81VU0079US model, a 14-inch entry-level notebook. Your expectations shouldn’t exceed a low bar set by the price and hardware options inside it. I’ll list a couple of better alternatives you should consider, at the end of this article.
Samsung have just released a new 2021 Chromebook model, the Chromebook 4 XE310XBA-KC1US. It is an affordable and well suited laptop for school tasks and everyday basic computing. And while the Samsung isn’t the best Chromebook out there, its price makes for an attractive option to consider as a secondary device.
Today I’ll be taking a quick look at one of the most good looking affordable laptops available today. The ASUS L406 notebook doesn’t have much going for itself when it comes to performance, or features. Yet, its attractive price makes it an OK device for young students, everyday home users and some office workers. The model I’ll be analyzing today is called the ASUS L406MA-AB02-WH. It’s white, it has a 14 inch screen, and can handle most moderately demanding daily tasks.
The Dell Inspiron i3567-5185BLK-PUS has been designed as an affordable and powerful desktop replacement laptop. This mid-range notebook is great for home and office use, for college or as a multimedia hub around the house.
Acer’s newest 15-inch Chromebook is a tantalizing deal. No matter how I look at this laptop, the price it’s being sold at makes for a good deal, even after considering its shortcomings. The Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-532-108H is one of the most affordable such devices on the market now. And I think it’s a great option for folks who don’t want to spend much more on a laptop that will end up not being used to its full potential.
In a world where laptops have become more and more thin over the years, MSI’s Workstation CX62 notebook hasn’t really catched up on that trend. This is a device that offers entry-level gaming performance, or mid-range every-day computing, depending on how you decide to use it.