20 Best Laptops Under $500 Consumer Reports [2022]

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1 Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Laptop 10th Gen i5-1035G1, 14' HD 1080p, 8GB DDR4, 512GB SSD Win 10 Home- Platinum... Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Laptop 10th Gen i5-1035G1, 14" HD 1080p, 8GB DDR4, 512GB SSD Win 10 Home-...
2 Acer Aspire 5 Slim Laptop, 15.6 inches Full HD IPS Display, AMD Ryzen 3 3200U, Vega 3 Graphics, 4GB... Acer Aspire 5 Slim Laptop, 15.6 inches Full HD IPS Display, AMD Ryzen 3 3200U, Vega 3 Graphics,...
3 Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Intel i5-1035G1 Quad Core 12GB RAM 256GB SSD 15.6-inch Touch Screen Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Intel i5-1035G1 Quad Core 12GB RAM 256GB SSD 15.6-inch Touch Screen Laptop
4 HP Chromebook 14 Laptop, Intel Celeron N4020, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB eMMC, 14” HD Micro-Edge Display,... HP Chromebook 14 Laptop, Intel Celeron N4020, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB eMMC, 14” HD Micro-Edge Display,...
5 NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extender EX3700 - Coverage Up to 1000 Sq Ft and 15 Devices with AC750 Dual Band... NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extender EX3700 - Coverage Up to 1000 Sq Ft and 15 Devices with AC750 Dual...
6 VIDBOX Video Conversion for PC VIDBOX Video Conversion for PC
7 ASUS Laptop L510 Ultra Thin Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel Celeron N4020 Processor, 4GB RAM,... ASUS Laptop L510 Ultra Thin Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel Celeron N4020 Processor, 4GB RAM,...
8 Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 11' Laptop, 11.6-Inch HD IPS Display, MediaTek MT8173C, 4GB RAM, 64GB... Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 11" Laptop, 11.6-Inch HD IPS Display, MediaTek MT8173C, 4GB RAM, 64GB...
9 ESET NOD32 Antivirus | 2021 Edition | 1 Device | 1 Year | Antivirus Software | Gamer Mode | Small... ESET NOD32 Antivirus | 2021 Edition | 1 Device | 1 Year | Antivirus Software | Gamer Mode | Small...
10 ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin and Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel i3-1005G1 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB... ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin and Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel i3-1005G1 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB...
11 Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15.6' HD (1366x768) Touchscreen Laptop, Intel Core i5-10210U, 1.6GHz, 8GB RAM,... Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15.6" HD (1366x768) Touchscreen Laptop, Intel Core i5-10210U, 1.6GHz, 8GB RAM,...
12 Samsung Chromebook XE303C12-A01 11.6-inch, Exynos 5250, 2GB RAM, 16GB SSD, Silver (Renewed) Samsung Chromebook XE303C12-A01 11.6-inch, Exynos 5250, 2GB RAM, 16GB SSD, Silver (Renewed)
13 HP 14' Touchscreen Home and Business Laptop Ryzen 3-3200U, 8GB RAM, 128GB M.2 SSD, Dual-Core up to... HP 14" Touchscreen Home and Business Laptop Ryzen 3-3200U, 8GB RAM, 128GB M.2 SSD, Dual-Core up...
14 Nero Burn Express 3 Nero Burn Express 3
15 Nalgene Tritan Narrow Mouth BPA-Free Water Bottle, Gray, 16 oz Nalgene Tritan Narrow Mouth BPA-Free Water Bottle, Gray, 16 oz
16 2021 Flagship Acer Chromebook 15.6' FHD 1080p IPS Touchscreen Light Computer Laptop, Intel Celeron... 2021 Flagship Acer Chromebook 15.6" FHD 1080p IPS Touchscreen Light Computer Laptop, Intel...
17 HP Stream 14-Inch Laptop, Intel Celeron N4000, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB eMMC, Windows 10 Home in S Mode... HP Stream 14-Inch Laptop, Intel Celeron N4000, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB eMMC, Windows 10 Home in S Mode...
18 Apple MacBook Air MJVE2LL/A 13-inch Laptop 1.6GHz Core i5,4GB RAM,128GB SSD (Renewed) Apple MacBook Air MJVE2LL/A 13-inch Laptop 1.6GHz Core i5,4GB RAM,128GB SSD (Renewed)
19 HP ChromeBook 11 G4 EE: 11.6-inch (1366x768) | Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz | 16GB eMMC SSD | 4GB RAM... HP ChromeBook 11 G4 EE: 11.6-inch (1366x768) | Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz | 16GB eMMC SSD | 4GB...
20 Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14' Laptop, 14.0' FHD 1920 x 1080 Display, AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Processor, 8GB DDR4... Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14" Laptop, 14.0" FHD 1920 x 1080 Display, AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Processor, 8GB DDR4...
Bestseller No. 1
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Laptop 10th Gen i5-1035G1, 14" HD 1080p, 8GB DDR4, 512GB SSD Win 10 Home- Platinum...
  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-1035G1 Quad Core Processor
  • Display: 14.0" FHD LED Backlit Anti-Glare Display
  • Memory: 8GB (4GBOnBoard + 4GB DIMM) 2666MHz DDR4 RAM
  • Internal storage: 512GB NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive
SaleBestseller No. 2
Acer Aspire 5 Slim Laptop, 15.6 inches Full HD IPS Display, AMD Ryzen 3 3200U, Vega 3 Graphics, 4GB...
  • AMD Ryzen 3 3200U Dual Core Processor (Up to 3.5GHz); 4GB DDR4 Memory; 128GB PCIe NVMe SSD
  • 15.6 inches full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen LED backlit IPS display; AMD Radeon Vega 3 Mobile Graphics
  • 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port, 2 USB 2.0 ports & 1 HDMI port with HDCP support
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi; Backlit Keyboard; Up to 7.5 hours battery life
  • Windows 10 in S mode. Maximum power supply wattage: 65 Watts
Bestseller No. 3
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Intel i5-1035G1 Quad Core 12GB RAM 256GB SSD 15.6-inch Touch Screen Laptop
  • 10th generation Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor. Dual-core, four-way intelligent processing performance. Intel Turbo Boost Technology delivers dynamic...
  • 15.6-inch touchscreen for convenient control. Tap, tap, swipe and get the most out of Windows 10. HD TruBrite technology that expands color and...
  • 12GB memory system for full power multitasking.
  • 256GB Solid State Drive (PCI-e). Save files quickly and store more data. With large amounts of storage and advanced communication power, PCI-e SSDs...
  • Wired wireless connectivity (WiFi 5 - 802.11 ac), integrated HD webcam with microphone. Windows 10 Home. Weighs 4.07 lbs. and measures 0.78" thin
Bestseller No. 4
HP Chromebook 14 Laptop, Intel Celeron N4020, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB eMMC, 14” HD Micro-Edge Display,...
  • FOR HOME, WORK, & SCHOOL – With this laptop’s Intel processor, 14-inch display, stereo speakers tuned by the audio experts at B&O, and long...
  • HD DISPLAY, PORTABLE DESIGN – See every bit of detail on this 14-inch HD (1366 x 768) micro-edge display (1); easily take this thin and light laptop...
  • ALL-DAY PERFORMANCE – Tackle your busiest days with the dual-core, Intel Celeron N4020—the perfect processor for performance, power consumption,...
  • 4K READY – Smoothly stream 4K content and play your favorite next-gen games with Intel UHD Graphics 600 (3) (4).
  • MEMORY AND STORAGE – Enjoy a boost to your system’s performance with 4 GB of RAM while saving more of your favorite memories with 32 GB of...
SaleBestseller No. 5
NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extender EX3700 - Coverage Up to 1000 Sq Ft and 15 Devices with AC750 Dual Band...
  • EXTENDED WIRELESS COVERAGE: Adds Wi-Fi range coverage up to 1000 sq ft, and connects up to 15 devices such as laptops, smartphones, speakers, IP...
  • AC750 WI-FI SPEED: Provides up to 750Mbps performance using dual-band and patented FastLane(TM) technology.
  • UNIVERSAL COMPATIBILITY: Works with any wireless router, gateway, or cable modem with Wi-Fi.
  • WIRED ETHERNET PORT: Simply plug in game consoles, streaming players, or other nearby wired devices using the one 10/100M port for maximum speed.
  • SAFE & SECURE: Supports WEP and WPA/WPA2 wireless security protocols.
Bestseller No. 6
VIDBOX Video Conversion for PC
  • What's in the box: USB video capture device, USB Cable, RCA AV Cable, Quick Start Guide, Installation Software CD (or Download Card)
  • Capture old VHS, Beta, 8mm or camcorder tapes and convert them to DVD or other digital formats.
  • Convert and watch your captured video on portable devices, and share your videos with friends and family on Facebook and YouTube.
  • Bonus: Record audio from your cassettes and LP records to create WMA files or audio CDs.
SaleBestseller No. 7
ASUS Laptop L510 Ultra Thin Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel Celeron N4020 Processor, 4GB RAM,...
  • Efficient Intel Celeron N4020 Processor (4M Cache, up to 2.8 GHz)
  • 15.6” FHD (1920x1080) Display
  • 128GB eMMC Flash Storage and 4GB DDR4 RAM
  • Comes with Windows 10 in S mode and a FREE upgrade to Windows 11 (when available1)
  • Slim and Portable: 0.72” thin and weighs only 3.59 lbs (battery included)
SaleBestseller No. 8
Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 11" Laptop, 11.6-Inch HD IPS Display, MediaTek MT8173C, 4GB RAM, 64GB...
  • Get high performance when you need it - the Chromebook Flex 3 boots up in seconds and features easy-to-use Chrome OS, plenty of memory and storage,...
  • Sleek, stylish, and secure, this 360⁰ convertible laptop is less than 1-inch thin and about the weight of a hardback book, with an 11.6-inch...
  • The Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 is easy to use, offers built-in virus protection and keeps going with long battery life. No setup needed - just login...
  • Built to connect, this notebook computer includes a variety of USB ports for effortless connectivity. Plus, stay in touch with the built-in camera
SaleBestseller No. 9
ESET NOD32 Antivirus | 2021 Edition | 1 Device | 1 Year | Antivirus Software | Gamer Mode | Small...
  • Protects you against all types of malware, including viruses, ransomware, rootkits, worms and spyware.
  • Simple reliable protection. Protects your private data from ransomware and phishing with easy-to-use internet security.
  • Light footprint & won't slow you down. Enjoy the full power of your computer. Play, work and browse the internet without slowdowns.
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)
SaleBestseller No. 10
ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin and Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel i3-1005G1 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB...
  • 15.6 inch Full HD (1920x1080) 4-way NanoEdge bezel display with a stunning 88% screen-to-body ratio
  • Compatible with Google Classroom; run Google Classroom on Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer 11
  • Latest 10th Gen Intel Core i3-1005G1 CPU (4M Cache, up to 3.4 GHz)
  • 8 GB DDR4 RAM and 128 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
  • Ergonomic backlit keyboard with fingerprint sensor activated via Windows Hello
SaleBestseller No. 11
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15.6" HD (1366x768) Touchscreen Laptop, Intel Core i5-10210U, 1.6GHz, 8GB RAM,...
  • 15.6" HD (1366x768) TN 220nits Anti-glare, Touchscreen Display, Webcam 720p with Privacy Shutter
  • Intel Core i5-10210U (4 Core, 8T, 1.6GHz, up to 4.2GHz, 6MB), Integrated Intel UHD Graphics
  • 8GB DDR4 2666 MHz, 512GB SSD M.2 2242 PCIe 3.0x2 NVMe
  • 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1, 1x USB 2.0, 1x HDMI 1.4b, 1x card reader, 1x power connector, 1x headphone / microphone combo jack (3.5mm)
  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), 2x2 + Bluetooth 5.0, Windows 10 Home 64, English
Bestseller No. 12
Samsung Chromebook XE303C12-A01 11.6-inch, Exynos 5250, 2GB RAM, 16GB SSD, Silver (Renewed)
  • Chrome OS, Samsung Exynos 5250 Dual Core Processor
  • Display: 11. 6" LED HD 1366 x 768 16: 9, Ports: HDMI, Headphone/MIC combo, 1 x USB 3. 0 + 1 x USB 2. 0, 3- in-1 (SD/SDHC/SDXC)
  • Memory: 2 GB DDR3L RAM, 16GB Solid State Drive
  • Built-in dual band Wi-Fi 802. 11 a/b/g/n, Webcam, 3W Stereo Speaker
  • This Chromebook is not compatible with Current Updated Google Operating System
SaleBestseller No. 14
Nero Burn Express 3
  • The most established, award-winning burning technology in the industry
  • Copy and Burn CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc (non-copy protected discs only)
  • Create Jukebox Audio CDs, Audio DVDs, and Audio Blu-ray Discs with MP3, AAC, FLAC, and more formats
  • Rip Audio CDs with Gracenote album information and convert to Audio file formats: MP3, AAC, FLAC, and more
  • Create password protected SecurDisc data discs
Bestseller No. 15
Nalgene Tritan Narrow Mouth BPA-Free Water Bottle, Gray, 16 oz
  • BPA free, made using the finest plastics and metals
  • Great for use in both outdoor and indoor activities
  • Great look and innovative carrying solutions for your liquids
  • Narrow mouth bottle
  • Printed graduations for easy measuring
SaleBestseller No. 16
2021 Flagship Acer Chromebook 15.6" FHD 1080p IPS Touchscreen Light Computer Laptop, Intel Celeron...
  • 🥇 【15.6” FHD 1080p IPS TouchScreen 】15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Widescreen IPS LED-backlit Multi-Touch Display boasts impressive color and...
  • 🥇 【Intel Celeron N4020 Dual Core Processor】1.1GHz Base Frequency, up to 2.40 GHz, , Ultra-low-voltage platform. Dual-core, two-way processing...
  • 🥇【 4GB DDR4 RAM + 64GB eMMC 】 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, Plenty of high-bandwidth RAM to smoothly run your games as well as multiple programs. 64GB eMMC...
  • 🥇 【 Google Chrome OS 】Chrome OS is the speedy, simple and secure OS that powers every Chromebook. Chrome OS updates automatically every 6 weeks...
  • 🥇 【 Authorized Marxsol Bundle 】12.5 hours+ Lithium-ion polymer battery. 3-Cell Lithium Ion Battery, Up to 12.50 hours. 14.4" x 9.9" x 0.8",...
Bestseller No. 17
HP Stream 14-Inch Laptop, Intel Celeron N4000, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB eMMC, Windows 10 Home in S Mode...
  • Laptop for work, school, and play: With office 365 and 1 TB of cloud storage. This device combines functionality, connectivity, style, and value
  • Essential productivity: This nimble laptop delivers the essential productivity and entertainment you want for school or home, without slowing you down
  • Office 365 personal for 1 year: Get full access to Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, and 1 TB of One Drive storage for 1 year
  • Processor: Intel Celeron N4000 processor, dual-core, 1.1 GHz base frequency, up to 2.6 GHz burst frequency
  • Display: 14.0-inches diagonal HD SVA bright view WLED-backlit Display (1366 x 768).Memory: 4 GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM (not upgradable).Storage: 64 GB...
SaleBestseller No. 18
Apple MacBook Air MJVE2LL/A 13-inch Laptop 1.6GHz Core i5,4GB RAM,128GB SSD (Renewed)
  • 1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.7 GHz) with 3 MB shared L3 cache
  • 13.3-Inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Glossy Widescreen Display, 1440 x 900 resolution
  • Intel HD Graphics 6000
  • OS X Yosemite, Up to 12 Hours of Battery Life
Bestseller No. 19
HP ChromeBook 11 G4 EE: 11.6-inch (1366x768) | Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz | 16GB eMMC SSD | 4GB RAM...
  • This Certified Refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic...
  • Get more done with this Hp Chromebook and its Intel Celeron 1.60 GHz processor, 11.6" display, 4GB Ram, 16GB storage and long-lasting battery life.
  • You won't waste any time with this Hp Chromebook! The Chrome OS allows this unit to power up in seconds, allowing you to get to work faster than ever.
Bestseller No. 20
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14" Laptop, 14.0" FHD 1920 x 1080 Display, AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Processor, 8GB DDR4...
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Mobile Processors with Radeon Graphics deliver powerful performance for everyday tasks
  • Dopoundsy Audio delivers crystal-clear sound, while the 14-inch FHD screen and narrow side bezels give you more viewing area and less clutter
  • Quick and quiet with Q-control – Effortlessly swap between fast and powerful performance and quiet battery saving mode
  • Connect with ease using Bluetooth 4.1, up to 2x2 Wi-Fi 5, three USB ports, and HDMI
  • Keep your privacy intact with a physical shutter for your webcam. You'll enjoy privacy right at your fingertips

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Q: What is the best computer under 500 dollars?

A: The best laptops under $500 Lenovo Chromebook Duet. If you’re looking for a good budget laptop and don’t mind the idea of a hybrid tablet/Chromebook, the Lenovo Chromebook Duet could be for you. Samsung Chromebook 3. The Samsung Chromebook 3 is a very decent and very affordable laptop. … Microsoft Surface Go 2. … Lenovo Chromebook C330 2-in-1. … Dell Inspiron 15 3000. … More items…

Q: What are the best affordable laptops?

A: The Acer Aspire E15 is the best affordable laptop for most buyers. It has a solid set of specs, top-notch performance, and great battery life (up to 13.5 hours) for less than $400. The full-size notebook also gives you the option to upgrade some of its key components down the line.

Q: What is the best small laptop?

A: The Best Small Laptops of 2022: Reviews, Pricing & Comparisons M1 MacBook Air. The new M1 Macbook Air might just be the best laptop ever created, and we’re not the only ones who think so. Dell XPS 13. The 2022 update to the Dell XPS 13 not only makes it one of the best small laptops in terms of size and performance but also … Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga. … Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2. … Microsoft Surface Book 3. … More items…

Q: What is the best notebook for the money?

A: The Asus Zen Book 13 is one of the perfect laptops for the money. This great and portable performance is an affordable option for those who cannot afford expensive laptops. The laptop has an Intel Core i5-8250U 8th generation 1.6 GHz processor with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of flash memory with semiconductor storage capacity.