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Recommended Cheap Laptops, Under £400.

Other sites just list all the laptops available, I take the time to search out what I believe are the best laptop deals under £400. You save time and get more bang for your buck.

It's true, you get what you pay for, but you can get more laptop for your money if you look hard enough. The recommended cheap laptops below are all extremely good deals and are selected with value for money in mind. Each has such a high specifications for it's price point you will struggle to beat it anywhere. The Asus EeePC aside, they all have reasonable dual core processors and 2GB of memory.

If you need more power and can stretch a little further then check out my recommended value laptops. Think you have seen a better deal? then let me know.

I Recommend The Following Cheap Laptops

The main points to note when comparing with other cheap notebooks are listed below. Note the graphics cards provided in this price bracket are great for everyday computing but not really suitable for gamers.

Click on the links for more information and the latest pricing.

Asus Eee PC
Asustek Eee PC 7"
4G-BK & 4G-W
Price inc VAT & Delivery:

From £218.99

CPU:

Intel Celeron 900MHz.
 
 

O/S:

Xandros Linux
 

Hard Disk:

4GB S.S.D. (Solid-State Disk).

Memory:

512MB DDR II SDRAM
 
 

Graphics:

Integrated Intel GMA 900
 

Screen:

7" TFT LCD (800 x 480) & VGA Port
 

Other:
  • Only 0.92kg
  • 3x USB 2.0 ports.
  • Card Reader.
  • Built in Webcam.
  • Shockproof
My Comments:

Ultra lightweight notebooks are usually very expensive but this one is an incredible price, and it's owners love it.

Acer Aspire 5720Z
Acer Aspire 5720Z Notebook
Price inc VAT & Delivery:

Buy from Amazon 349.99

Buy from Laptops Direct £389.92
(Order an accessory for FREE delivery, save £9.95)

Buy from Play.com £369.99

CPU:

Intel Pentium dual-core processor T2310 1.46GHz, 533MHz, 1MB L2 Cache

O/S:

Windows Vista Home Premium

Hard Disk:

80GB SATA

Memory:

2048MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [2x1024]

Graphics:

Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100

Screen:

Acer Crystalbrite 15.4" WXGA 1280 x 800 Widescreen
 

Other:
 
My Comments:

Decent specifications for the price.

Dell Inspiron 1525 N0452508
Dell Inspiron 1525
N0452508
Price inc VAT & Delivery:

Buy from Dell £399

Save £60.
Offer ends 30/04/2008.
(View all 1525 models)

Dell Inspiron & XPS Voucher Code, Valid to 16.04.08:
Save 5% on orders over £499:
2SDXQXP2BRR?WG

Save 10% on orders over £599:
70VH9$5F87NP17

Dell Home Offers EShot.
CPU:

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T5550 (1.83 GHz, 667 MHz FSB, 2 MB L2 cache)

O/S:

Windows Vista Home Premium

Hard Disk:

160GB (5400rpm) SATA

Memory:

2048MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [2x1024]

Graphics:

Integrated Intel® Graphic Media Accelerator X3100

Screen:

15.4" Wide Screen WXGA (1280 x 800) Display with TrueLife™

Other:
  • 2.0 Mega pixel web camera [add £20.00]
  • Choice of colours [add £29.99]
  • Microsoft Works 9.0
  • 1 Year Base Warranty
My Comments:

The new slimmer and lighter Inspiron 1525.

Acer Aspire 4920
Acer Aspire 4920 Notebook
Price inc VAT & Delivery:

Buy from Amazon 399.99

Buy from Laptops Direct £454.92
(Order an accessory for FREE delivery, save £9.95)

Buy from Play.com £429.99

CPU:

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T5250 (1.5GHz, 667 MHz FSB, 2 MB L2 cache)

O/S:

Windows Vista Home Premium

Hard Disk:

120GB SATA

Memory:

2048MB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM [2x1024]

Graphics:

Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100

Screen:

Acer Crystalbrite 14.1" WXGA 1280 x 800 Widescreen
 

Other:
  • Webcam: 0.3MP Built in Crystaleye Camera
My Comments:

An Intel Core 2 Duo laptop for under £400.

Discount Voucher Codes & Special Offers

Dell

Dell Inspiron & XPS Voucher Codes, Valid to 16.04.08. Use the Voucher Codes at check out.
5% off orders over £499: 2SDXQXP2BRR?WG.
10% off
orders over £599: 70VH9$5F87NP17.
Dell Home Offers EShot

Dixons

Save on the Asus Eee PC. Valid to midnight 01/05/08

Save 50% on McAfee
Internet Security Suite 2008.
Buy from Pixmania

Save £5 to £25 at Pixmania.com. Valid to 27/04/09.

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