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5 Best Laptop Computers Under $500

Updated on February 15, 2011


Everyone has their own views when it comes to purchasing a laptop or desktop computer. Some prefer Dell, while others stick to Compaq, HP, and other well-known computer brands. Each of these brands has their own advantages, including price. Customers can find laptop computers under $500 online that run smoothly and will offer all the user-friendly features that many customers look for in a computer.


Best Laptop Computers Under $500


Compaq Presario 15.6 Inch Notebook

The Presario notebook comes preloaded with one-touch keys used to easily access the Internet and e-mail and many applications that will help to make the most of your computer use. Search the web, check your e-mail, watch movies online or by DVD, or catch up with friends on your favorite social networking website. The Compaq Presario 15.6 notebook currently sells for $432.

Gateway NightSky 11.6 Inch Laptop

The Gateway NightSky is a great choice for those who want productivity in a stylish package. The laptop weighs just 3.1 pounds, has a multi-gesture touchpad, and a one year warranty. Customers will also enjoy the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system that comes with the Gateway NightSky. This laptop currently sells for $358.

Asus 15.6 Inch Laptop

The Asus 15.6 inch laptop includes a one year accidental damage warranty and a one year standard warranty. The slim black cover is scratch-proof and eye-catching. The 16.7 inch HD display provides customers with a clear, crisp picture and the Altec Lansing speakers enhanced with SRS Premium Sound produces a clear and crisp audio reproduction. Users will also enjoy a 0.3 megapixel webcam built into their laptop. The Asus 15.6 inch laptop currently sells for $499.

HP Promo Probook 15.6 Inch Notebook

The HP Promo Probook comes loaded with a 15.6 inch diagonal LED-backlit HD anti-glare screen, webcam, 2.5 inch hard drive, DVD RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe Drive, Wi-Fi adaptor, and Bluetooth. Customers will also enjoy a genuine copy of HP Windows 7 Professional on their laptop. The HP Promo Probook 15.6 inch notebook currently sells for $471.

Dell Inspiron 15.6 Inch Laptop

With the Dell Inspiron 15.6 inch notebook PC, customers can enjoy a sleek exterior with glossy accents. The notebook features a 15.6 high-definition display which gives users enough space to open multiple windows at once. Connect with family and friends through the built-in webcam and microphone or enjoy the CD/DVD drive with dual-layer DVD burning capabilities.  The Dell Inspiron 15.6 inch laptop currently sells for $474.


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