6 awesome laptops all for under £500

Cheap laptops that offer good grunt for the price

cheap laptops

Tumbling prices have seen laptops becoming increasingly accessible, and this group test reveals just how much you can actually get for a relatively small amount of money these days.

All six laptops here combine attractive prices with dual-core and ultra-low voltage (ULV) processors, as well as cutting-edge designs.

There's also excellent quality on offer, with robust and stylish materials used throughout.

If you're in the market for a budget laptop, none of these machines will disappoint when it comes to performing regular home and office tasks, and they provide an almost unrivalled amount of choice at amazing prices.

On test today:

  • Acer Aspire 5410T-723G25Mn
  • Advent Roma
  • Asus M51A
  • Packard Bell EasyNote TJ65-AU-010UK
  • Samsung R519
  • Sony VAIO VGN-NS30E/S