Best Laptops Under $500

Best Budget Laptop Under $500:

1. HP Pavilion 15t (HP Pavilion 15t)

Price : $499.99 | Weight : 1.7 lbs | Screen Size : 1366 x 768 | RAM : 2 GB | Storage Capacity : 16 GB

The HP Pavilion 15t is one of the most affordable laptops which comes with high performance. It’s a good choice if you are looking for a lightweight laptop. Its screen size is great for watching movies or playing games without any problems. You can use it as your main computer since its battery lasts longer than other laptops in this price range.

Pros

Lightweight design

Good screen resolution (1366×768) for watching movies and games without any problems. It will not affect your eyes at all.

Great battery life (up to 6 hours) thanks to its low weight.

Cons: No optical drive; no DVD burner; no wireless card; no 3D graphics option

Noisy keyboard when compared to other laptops in this price range.

2. Lenovo G50-45 (Lenovo G50-45)

Price : $429.00 | Weight : 5.6 lbs | Screen Size : 15.

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