Finding the right laptop is a lot about personal preference. How much memory you need, the size and the even the weight has a lot to do with whether or not you’re using it for editing digital images, online shopping or taking notes at school.

What is for sure that no matter what you’re needs are, price is always a factor. The reality is that it doesn’t take a lot of money to get a quality product. As a matter of fact, we’ve browsed and found some excellent laptops for under $500 dollars.

We looked at the potential storage capacity, the quality of the brand associated (which is while you’ll see multiple selections of the same brand name). What we have is a nice assortment of well priced laptops that will take you through most of the work you do and are built to last.

Dell has a great reputation and this is a great size for under $300.

Lenovo makes best-in-class laptops and this one is no exception. It’s also available for a great price.

Dell back on this list again as the touchscreen laptop is one of the better in this bunch. It’s got 3.5 stars on Amazon and the reviews seem to be pleased with its sound quality.

Lenovo’s Ideapad continues to be one of the best budget laptops on the market. The 2019 version has gotten good reviews online and would be a smart investment for anyone looking for a new device.

Dell iPad Pro competitor comes in at a price worth a second look. The size is perfect to double as both a laptop and a tablet.

Great size for a laptop and a touchscreen for under $500 dollars makes this a must-look before you buy anything.

The Chromebook is a popular choice for many users. With 11 hours battery life and a 180 degree view, we can understand why.

This is a laptop that optimizes your viewing experience and does so for much less than some of their competitors.

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