Top Laptops Under $500

March 12, 2017 | Best Sellers
Everyone deserves a great laptop

In this article we've highlighted popular laptop models in price range under $500. You will be surprised to learn that in 2017 you can get a perfect everyday use laptop not only under $500, bu even under $400, $300 and if you will look carefully even under $200. That's amazing how technology have evolved.

Unfortunately you won't find a top notch gaming laptop under $500 in 2017 yet, though you might end up with something close. Laptops for business use perfectly fails into under $500 category, not to even speak about laptops for school or college (student laptops)

Dell, HP, Asus, Lenovo, Acer  are among hottest laptop brands in 2017

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Acer Aspire E5-575-33BM Laptop Review

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Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM laptop model with 15.6-Inch display size comes with the 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U processor, and is equipped with 4GB RAM memory and, 1TB  hard drive, sold with Windows 10 Home Edition operating system. I love two things about this under $500 Acer laptop model -  default 4GB RAM could be extended to 32GB by purchasing additional memory. Up to 12 hour battery...
List Price: $349.99 Buy on Amazon

ASUS VivoBook e200ha-ub 02-gd Laptop Review

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  • 11.6” ultra-compact design (2.2 lbs) with Windows 10 Pre-installed and 1 year Office 365
  • Intel® Quad-Core Atom™ Z8350 1.44 GHz (Turbo to 1.92 GHz) Processor, 32GB eMMC storage, 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • Free 1-Year subscription to Microsoft Office 365 Personal ($69.99 value). Access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Onenote, Outlook, Publisher, and more.
  • Full-size chiclet keyboard with intuitive Smart Gesture input and large trackpad, 802.11ac WiFi with Multi-user MIMO for the strongest wireless connection
  • All-day battery, 2Cells 38 Whrs Polymer Battery rated up to 13 hours of video playback
  • Product Dimensions - 7.6 x 11.3 x 0.7 inches
List Price: $199.00 Buy on Amazon

HP Notebook - 14-an013nr (ENERGY STAR) Review

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  • 14.0-inch diagonal Full HD IPS UWVA Brightview WLED-backlit (1920x1080)
  • AMD E2-7110 QC, 1.8GHz, Quad-Core Processor
  • 4 GB DDR3L-SDRAM Memory
  • More productive. Windows 10 is the best for bringing ideas forward and getting things done.
  • Windows 10 Home
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Dell Inspiron B01N6M5THF Laptop

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  • Powered by Intel® Intel Celeron processor N3050, powerful processor for general e-mail, Internet and productivity tasks.
  • 2GB system memory Enough high-bandwidth RAM to meet the system requirements and run basic programs, but not many at once. 32GB eMMC flash memory This ultracompact memory system is ideal for mobile devices and applications, providing enhanced storage capabilities, streamlined data management, quick boot-up times and support for high-definition video playback
  • Intel HD Graphics On-processor graphics with shared video memory provide everyday image quality for Internet use, basic photo editing and casual gaming. Stereo speakers MaxxAudio promotes rich, detailed sound. Weighs 3.9 lbs. and measures 0.84" thin Lightweight design, featuring a slightly smaller screen and omitting the DVD/CD drive for improved portability. Lithium-ion battery.
  • Bluetooth 4.0 interface syncs with compatible devices \ 1 USB 3.0 port maximizes the latest high-speed devices Also includes 2 USB 2.0 ports to connect more accessories and peripherals. The USB 3.0 port is backward-compatible with USB 2.0 devices (at 2.0 speeds). HDMI 1.4a output expands your viewing options Connect to an HDTV or high-def monitor to set up two screens side by side or just see more of the big picture.
  • Built-in media reader for simple photo transfer Supports select memory card formats. Built-in HD webcam with microphone 720p resolution.
List Price: $179.00 Buy on Amazon

Dell Inspiron B01N5MDSED Laptop

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  • 15.6" High Resolution LED Backlight, HD (1366x768) Truelife Display
  • Powerful AMD A9-9400 Processor [7th Generation AMD A9-9400 Processor with Radeon™ R5 Graphics]
  • 8GB, 2400MHz, DDR4, up to 16GB (additional memory sold separately)
  • 1TB 5400 rpm Hard Drive Integrated graphics with AMD APU
  • Windows 10 Home 64-Bit .Windows 10 brings back the Start Menu from Windows 7 and introduces new features, like the Edge Web browser that lets you markup Web pages on your screen
List Price: $409.86 Buy on Amazon

Dell Inspiron 3000 15.6 inch Laptop, Intel Core i3, 6GB RAM, 1TB HDD

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  • 15.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) Truelife LED-Backlit Display, Energy-efficient LED backlight
  • Intel Core i3-5005U Dual-Core Processor(3M Cache, 2.0GHz), Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • 6GB 2 DIMM DDR3L 1600M Memory, 1TB 5400 RPM SATA Hard Drive, An optical disk drive (ODD) uses a laser light to read data from or write data to an optical disc. These discs include CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs. This allows you to play music or watch movies using prerecorded discs. DVD-RW Optical Drive
  • 802.11ac Next-generation wireless connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0, 10/100 Ethernet, Stereo speakers, MaxxAudio, 720p HD Webcam, HDMI (1), USB 3.0 (1), USB 2.0 (2), Built-in media reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC), Full-size keyboard with numeric keypad
  • Windows 10 64 Bit operating system, 4 cell battery, Black
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Dell Inspiron 15 - 5547 Touchscreen laptop review

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  • Intel Core i7-4510U Processor 1.8 GHz, Internal Keyboard
  • 16GB Dual Channel DDR3 Memory, 1TB 5400 RPM SATA Hard Drive, NO DVD Burner
  • Intel HD Graphics 4400 Shared system memory, 8-in-1 media card
  • 15.6 inch LED Backlit Touch Display with IPS and FHD resolution (1920 x 1080) with Webcam, AC adapter
  • Windows 8 64-Bit, 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth, HDMI 1.4 port
List Price: $409.86 Buy on Amazon

Lenovo IdeaPad 100s 80R90004US Laptop Review

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Lenovo Ideapad 100S-14IBR 14" Laptop N3050 1.60GHz 2GB RAM 64GB eMMC Windows 10

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HP Notebook 15 - 15.6 inch screen Laptop, AMD, 4GB RAM, 500GB

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  • AMD Quad-Core A6-7310 APU (2 GHz, up to 2.4 GHz, 2 MB cache)
  • 15.6" diagonal HD (1366 x 768) SVA BrightView WLED-backlit display; Integrated AMD Radeon R4 Graphics
  • 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM memory, 500GB 5400rpm hard drive
  • Multi-format SD media card reader, SuperMulti DVD/CD burner, VGA webcam (front-facing) with integrated digital microphone, DTS Studio Sound; Dual speakers; Full-size island-style with numeric keypad; Touchpad with multi-touch gesture support
  • 802.11b/g/n (1x1), Integrated 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN, 1x HDMI, 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0, 1x Headphone/microphone combo jack. 1x RJ-45, Windows 10; 3-cell Lithium-ion, 5.5 hr battery life
List Price: $257.98 Buy on Amazon

HP 15-F222WM 15.6 size Touch Screen Laptop, 4GB RAM, 500GB

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  • Intel Pentium Quad Core N3540 processor 2.16GHz (up to 2.66GHz via Turbo boost)
  • 4GB DDR3L SDRAM/500GB Serial ATA hard drive (5400 rpm)
  • 15.6-inch high-definition display/1366 x 768 resolution touchscreen
  • DVD±RW/CD-RW drive/Built-in webcam and integrated digital microphone
  • Windows 10 64-bit /Built-in wireless LAN (802.11b/g/n
  • Warranty: 1 year
List Price: $266.96 Buy on Amazon

Dell Inspiron 15 5000 15.6 inch Touchscreen Laptop, Intel Core i5, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD


  • 15.6 in Full HD LED-backlit touchscreen with Truelife (1920 x 1080), 10-finger multi-touch support, Intel HD Graphics 520 with shared graphics memory
  • 6th Generation Intel Core i5-6200U Dual-Core Processor 2.3 GHz (max boost speed up to 2.8GHz) 4MB L3 Cache, 8GB DDR3L 1600 MHz, 1TB 5400 RPM HDD
  • DVD +/- RW, SD card reader, Waves MaxxAudio Pro, Intel RealSense 3D camera, Backlit keyboard
  • 802.11ac/a/b/g/n (Miracast enabled) wireless; Bluetooth 4.0; 1X USB 3.0 2X USB 2.0; HDMI 1.4; Headphone output/Microphone input combo • LAN (10/100)
  • Windows 10 Home, 64-bit, 4-cell lithium-ion battery, Silver
List Price: $478.00 Buy on Amazon

Dell i3552-3240BLK 15.6 inch Laptop (Intel Pentium N3700, 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM, 500 GB HDD)

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  • Intel Pentium N3700 Quad Core Processor 1.6GHz up to 2.4GHz, 2M Cache with Intel HD Graphics
  • 4GB Single Channel DDR3L 1600MHz (4GBx1) RAM, 500GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive; 3-in-1 Media Card Reader; Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD)
  • 15.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) Truelife LED-Backlit Display
  • 802.11bgn + Bluetooth 4.0, 2.4 GHz, 1x1; 1x HDMI, Stereo speakers + MaxxAudio; Standard Keyboard;
  • Windows 10 home 64-bit. Battery: 40 WHr, 4-Cell Battery (removable); Color Black
List Price: $279.99 Buy on Amazon

Acer Aspire ES1-572-31KW, 15.6 inch Laptop, Intel Core i3, 4GB DDR3L, 1TB HDD

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  • 6th Generation Intel Core i3-6100U Processor (2.3GHz, 3MB L3 cache)
  • 15.6" HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit Display
  • 4GB DDR3L Memory, 1TB 5400RPM HDD
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Up to 6.5-hours Battery Life
List Price: $319.99 Buy on Amazon

Lenovo 11.6 inch Laptop - Intel Celeron, 2GB RAM, 32GB eMMC

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  • Intel Celeron N3060 processor Powerful dual-core processor for general e-mail, Internet and productivity tasks.
  • 2GB system memory Enough high-bandwidth RAM to meet the system requirements and run basic programs. 32GB eMMC flash storage This ultracompact memory system is ideal for mobile devices and applications, providing enhanced storage capabilities, streamlined data management, quick boot-up times and support for high-definition video playback
  • 11.6" display Typical 1366 x 768 HD resolution. Energy-efficient LED backlight. Intel HD Graphics On-processor graphics with shared video memory provide everyday image quality for Internet use, basic photo editing and casual gaming.
  • Weighs 2.2 lbs. and measures 0.69" thin Ultrathin and ultralight for maximum portability, featuring a smaller screen size and omitting the DVD/CD drive to achieve the compact form factor. 2-cell lithium battery.
  • 1-year subscription of Microsoft Office 365 Personal included. 2 USB 2.0 ports Quick plug-and-play connectivity for your devices and accessorie Built-in webcam with microphones. HDMI output expands your viewing options
List Price: $149.98 Buy on Amazon