What are the best budget laptops for coding?

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    #1Acer Aspire S13

    Acer Aspire S13

    Fast, thin and powerful, Acer Aspire S13 is the perfect partner to do your everyday activities. It features a 7Th Generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor and a 13.3 inch full HD multi-touch widescreen. This laptop offers you up to 13 hours of battery life.

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    Carolyn Dean
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "I wouldn't call this a budget laptop, and though it may be good for everyday activities, the touch screen isn't useful for coding. Battery life is better than average, but the processor could be improved. "
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    #2ASUS Chromebook Flip C213SA-YS02

    ASUS Chromebook Flip C213SA-YS02

    The ASUS Chromebook Flip C213SA-YS02 is an affordable laptop that has a ruggedized spill-proof case, with a 11.6-inch touchscreen. Its 360-degree high strength zinc alloy hinge allows you to use this device as both a laptop and a tablet. It has a convenient size if you intend to carry it around with you. 

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    Isabel Castellanos
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Very nice little laptop. Very affordable and small, easy to carry with you and use on the go. Awesome design because you can use this laptop as a tablet or a laptop. Also has a rugged case which protects it well. I enjoy the versatility of it. "
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    #3Acer Swift SF314-51-39NE

    Acer Swift SF314-51-39NE

    Acer Swift 3 is a fast, thin and light laptop that you can take with you everywhere. It features a 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U processor and a full HD widescreen. It has a modern look and feel thanks to its slender all-aluminum body and the backlit keyboard.

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    Steven Wagner
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "A good budget laptop. It's got decent features and will do good for you on everyday uses. So if you just need a decent laptop, this is a good option. "
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    #4Dell XPS 13

    Dell XPS 13

    Dell XPS9360-1718SLV is a light and powerful laptop with a 13-inch screen fit in an 11-inch frame, maximizing screen space thanks to its InfinityEdge display. It is power efficient and features the most reliable Wi-Fi connection.

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    Roger Pearson
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I do a lot of coding and needed a cheap laptop that could handle this. After doing a lot of browsing and checking sites, I came across the XPS9360-1718SLV and it's pretty good for the price. It works well with coding and I'm glad I came across it. "
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    #5Dell XPS 15

    Dell XPS 15

    Dell XPS 15 is a high-performance touchscreen laptop with a 15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD display. It has an i7 Intel Core, with a 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD memory. It is equipped with a 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics.

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    Denise Castillo
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This is a pretty good laptop for coding. One thing I was happy with was the lack of border so you get the full screen real estate which is important if you need to have multiple editors open at a time and switch between projects, you realize how valuable that screen real estate is. There have been some issues with the battery swelling and I had to replace mine, so I am docking a star for that. But overall the performance of this laptop is great and I have never had any problems running any of my apps that I'm working on. So I would recommend this, but be cautious of the battery issue. Aside from that you should be good to go."
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    #6Lenovo ThinkPad T470

    Lenovo ThinkPad T470

    The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge T470 is a 14-inch laptop computer equipped with a 240GB Solid State Drive. It runs on a 2.3GHz Intel Core i5 processor and includes an 8GB SO-DIMM RAM. It uses a Windows 10 10 Professional OS.

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    Esteban Vázquez
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "What I like about the the ThinkPad T470 is that it is lightweight and boots fast. Though it seems odd, i like the fact that it comes with Windows 7 installed and not Windows 10, which I have had nothing but issues with. My only knock is that the screen is not bright enough"
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    #7Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM is a 15.6-inch full high-definition notebook by Acer. This notebook runs in the Intel Core i3-7100U processor 7th generation. The internal hard drive is 1TB, and this runs in Windows 10 Home OS.

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    Eric Rios
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "This is a great budget laptop. It is good enough for basic coding."
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    #8Dell Inspiron 15 3000

    Dell Inspiron 15 3000

    The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 has a 15.6-inch 1366x768 HD display, an Intel i3-7100U processor, 16GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD for storage. It features Integrated Intel HD graphics 620, a DVD R/W drive, and a USB 3.0 port.

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    Lori Little
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "This laptop is good for coding. However, it is not budget enough."
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    #9HP Pavilion 15

    HP Pavilion 15

    HP Pavilion 15 is a 15.6-Inch laptop manufactured by HP as part of the HP Pavilion series. It has an Intel Core i3 2.4 GHz processor, 8GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, Intel HD Graphics 620 and Windows 10 OS.

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    Wayne Robinson
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "For coding on the go I need a great keyboard laptop. The HP Pavilion 15 has exactly the kind I love."
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    #10Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4
    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4 is a powerful laptop for every-day users. It is powered by a 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7200U processor and a long battery life up to 12 hours. Its NVIDIA GeForce graphics are ideal for movies and games.
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    Vincent Gomez
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "The design of this laptop is nothing to write home about, but the battery life is great and it has GeForce graphics. It's overkill for programming as far as specs are concerned, but the battery life and large display are desirable for long coding sessions."
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    #11ASUS ZenBook UX305CA

    ASUS ZenBook UX305CA

    ASUS ZenBook UX305CA is a light, slim and fast laptop with all the features you need to conquer your day. It features a 6th Gen Intel Core M3-6Y30 processor, a 13.3-Inch Full HD ultrawide screen with 170º viewing angle and premium sound to enjoy your music, media and games.

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    Ajay Verma
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "The laptop starts to break down after only a few months of use. I certainly got what I paid for. "
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    #12ASUS K501UW-AB78

    ASUS K501UW-AB78

    ASUS K501UW-AB78 is laptop powered by an i7 Intel Core processor, this all-around laptop is so powerful you will be able to play your favorite video games with it. Featuring an enhanced connectivity system, thanks to its robust cooling system.

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

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    Bruce Hall
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Asus is a great laptop maker and they continue to improve"
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    #13Acer Aspire F5-573-58VX

    Acer Aspire F5-573-58VX

    Acer Aspire F5-573-58VX is an Acer notebook with the size of 15.6 inches. This notebook runs in Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5GHz, with 1TB hard drive, as well as 8GB DDR4 SDRAM. This product also includes Windows 10 Home edition 64-bit.

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    Robert Marshall
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "For a budget price, this Acer is amazing. Clear bright picture and really good sound. Also it doesn't seem to "burn out" the way some computers with higher end burn fast processers can do, when gaming. Nice little machine for average user. "

Summary

Best What are the best budget laptops for coding
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Acer Aspire S13Electronics 17 Paid
2ASUS Chromebook Flip C213SA-YS02Electronics 11 Paid
3Acer Swift SF314-51-39NEElectronics 9 Paid
4Dell XPS 13Electronics 9 Paid
5Dell XPS 15Electronics 6 Paid
6Lenovo ThinkPad T470Electronics 5 Paid
7Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BMElectronics 4 Paid
8Dell Inspiron 15 3000Electronics 3 Paid
9HP Pavilion 15Electronics 2 Paid
10Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4Electronics 2 Paid
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