What are the best laptops under 500 dollars?

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    #1ASUS CC302CA-DHM4

    ASUS CC302CA-DHM4
    ASUS CC302CA-DHM4 is thin, sleek and lightweight. This Chromebook will allow you to shift to tablet mode from tablet stand with Intel Core processor and the 4GB RAM, you will be able to perform most basic computing procedures. 



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    Melissa Baker
    Written on January 29, 2018
    "I use a chromebook often; more so when i travel because they are lightweight. I love them. Everything i need is at my fingertips. It takes some getting used to but there are apps for everything you will need. The price is really good for these laptops as well. You can't beat it really. I love having access to my email, storage and other things i've saved when i need it. The speed of the laptop is quite good. I don't wait a long time for it to boot. The battery life is impeccable as well. I can work on the device for a good 10-12 hours before i need to recharge it. Overall a good performing laptop at a good price. "
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    #2HP 15-BA015WM

    HP 15-BA015WM

    A versatile and complete little laptop from HP that comes with an AMD E2 processor, a 15.6 inches screen a 4GB of RAM and 500GB of storage. A good option if you are looking for a little helper in your business or your study. 

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    $219

    Theresa Armstrong
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "i was looking for a good laptop i can trust with plenty of RAM and storage. this is a great buy and i have always like the HP brand. I find this laptop to be reliable and it fit my needs perfectly."
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    #3Acer Aspire ES 15

    Acer Aspire ES 15

    Acer Aspire ES 15 is a practical and affordable laptop equipped with a 6th Generation Intel Core i3-6100U processor. It has a 15.6 inch HD widescreen and Intel HD Graphics 520. Designed for your everyday tasks, this device offers you a fast wireless connection.

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    Jane Robinson
    Written on January 29, 2018
    "I was looking at the best laptops for under 500 dollars. The Acer Aspire ES 15 was one I found early on, and it has been great. The laptop gives me fast wireless and a great video capability."
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    #4Samsung Chromebook XE513C24-K01US

    Samsung Chromebook XE513C24-K01US
    Samsung Chromebook XE513C24-K01US is a laptop computer equipped with a 12.3-inch touchscreen powered by 2.0GHz hexa-core processor, 4GB RAM, and 32GB hard drive capacity.
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    Larry Fuller
    Written on January 18, 2018
    "I got this new Chromebook and I love it. It works as a laptop or a tablet. I carry with me to class to take notes in tablet mode using the pen that comes with it, no more lugging around pens, notebook paper, and a backpack. It's really light to carry and the screen is really sharp."
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    #5Dell Inspiron i7348-3571SLV

    Dell Inspiron i7348-3571SLV
    Dell i7348-3571SLV Inspiron is a 2-in 1 convertible touchscreen laptop powered with a 5th Generation Intel Core i3-5010U processor. It has a 13.3-inch HD touch screen with wide viewing angle, Intel HD Graphics 5500 and Bluetooth 4.0.
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    Aarav Mittal
    Written on January 22, 2018
    "The Dell i7348-3571SLV Inspiron laptop is a good budget laptop. You get what you pay for with this one. I have been satisfied with its performance, but it won't blow your socks off. It has decent specs and is a good value, but it won't run top of the line PC games and its graphics card is fairly outdated. On the other hand, I really like its sleek design and touchscreen capabilities."
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    #6Acer Aspire 3 15.6" HD Notebook

    Acer Aspire 3 15.6" HD Notebook

    The Acer Aspire 3 Notebook has a great 15.6” HD screen, beautiful design, built-in WiFi, and reliable performance. It’s a good laptop for personal use because it covers all the computer essentials the average user requires.

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    Beverly Cox
    Written on January 18, 2018
    "The Acer Aspire 3 is a great laptop for under 500 dollars. It does everything I could want in a budget laptop and hasn't had any issues yet!"
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    #7ASUS 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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    Joy Zhu
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "I play video games on the go a lot so I wanted a laptop that can handle what I want, but be pretty cheap in case I drop or lose it. I looked at ASUS, since they tend to put out high quality gaming rigs for cheap. Since it's a Chromebook, though, it doesn't have the full functionality of a laptop. It can really only run Android apps and has a very small storage. "
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    #8HP Pavilion B5Z52UA

    HP Pavilion B5Z52UA

    The HP Pavilion B5Z52UA is a 17.3-inch laptop with a screen resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels, geared with AMD A8  1.9GHz processor, a 6GB RAM, and a 500GB hard drive. It runs on Windows 8.

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    Tyler Guerrero
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "This laptop worked okay, until a few months in when the motherboard started overheating. Apparently, this is a thing with this particular model, as others have reported the same issue, so I can't recommend it. "
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    #9Samsung NP275E5E-K01US

    Samsung NP275E5E-K01US

    Samsung ATIV Book 2 NP275E5E-K01US has a 15.6-inch screen, equipped with AMD E2 Series dual-core E2-2000 1.75 GHz, a 4GB DDR3 RAM, and a 500 GB 5400 rpm hard drive. It runs on Windows 8 (64-bit).

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    James Ward
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "Needed a cheap laptop for my oldest daughter and settled on this one. It does all the social media sites perfectly and can be used for her schooling. So far I have heard no complaints from her."
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    #10HP Pavilion DV7-3160US

    HP Pavilion DV7-3160US

    HP Pavilion DV7-3160US is a 17.3-inch laptop geared with AMD Turion ultra dual-core mobile processor M620, a 4GB DDR2 RAM, and a 500GB (7200RPM) hard drive (SATA). It runs on Windows 7.

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    Diana Montgomery
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Decent laptop. I use it to browse Facebook and play Minecraft and it does both of these things fine."
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    #11Samsung NP-R580-JBB2US

    Samsung NP-R580-JBB2US

    Samsung NP-R580-JBB2US has a 15.6-inch high-defition LCD screen laptop and is  geared with an Intel Core i3-370M 2.4GHz processory, a built-in 500GB HDD, a 4GB DDR3 memory. It belongs to the R series and runs on Windows 7.

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    Nicholas Scott
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "The Samsung NP-R580-JBB2US is under $500, but it is also only available used. In that regard, I am not sure that it is really worth that price."
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    #12Dell Inspiron i3162-2040BLU

    Dell Inspiron i3162-2040BLU

    Dell Inspiron i3162-0003BLU is an 11.6-inch HD laptop with Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Display, Intel Celeron N3060, 32GB eMMC Storage, which runs with the Windows 10 operating system. This has no optical drive. This is available in 2 or 4GB RAM.

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    Bob Tang
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "this laptop has nice crisp sound with headphones, great lightweight machine and power cord, cool running (no heat whatsoever from machine or power cord). Also, contrary to some odd reviews, I get full network speeds with wifi. i love it "
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    #13Samsung NP535U3C-B01US

    Samsung NP535U3C-B01US

    Samsung NP535U3C-B01US is a laptop with a 13.3-inch HD LED-backlit widescreen display geared with AMD dual-core 2.1GHz processor, a 4GB of DDR3 memory, and a 500GB hard disk drive.

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    Ruth Ellis
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Samsung Series 5 Slim Notebook PC - AMD Dual-Core A6-4455M 2.1GHz, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, AMD Radeon HD 7500G, 13.3-Inch Display, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (NP535U3C-B01US)"

Summary

Best What are the best laptops under 500 dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ASUS CC302CA-DHM4Electronics 11 Paid
2HP 15-BA015WMElectronics 7 Paid
3Acer Aspire ES 15Electronics 6 Paid
4Samsung Chromebook XE513C24-K01USElectronics 6 Paid
5Dell Inspiron i7348-3571SLVElectronics 4 Paid
6Acer Aspire 3 15.6" HD NotebookElectronics 2 Paid
7ASUS Chromebook Flip C213SA-YS02Electronics 1 Paid
8HP Pavilion B5Z52UAElectronics 0 Paid
9Samsung NP275E5E-K01USElectronics 0 Paid
10HP Pavilion DV7-3160US Electronics 0 Paid
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