Updated on 2 August 2013 by

Our list of best budget Lenovo notebooks is narrowed down to those which cost you lesser than $700. Lenovo offers wide variety of notebook models with various configurations under budget range. Along with the mainstream laptops, Lenovo has an Ultrabook offering aimed at efficient performance. The budget Lenovo products are available under the product lines: IdeaPad Yoga, Ideapad Touch, ThinkPad and ThinkPad Edge.

Configurations:
The cheap Lenovo laptops come with pre-installed Windows 7 Home Premium or Windows 7 Professional or Windows 8 operating systems. And the processors implemented on the laptops are those from Intel and AMD with their speeds crossing 2 GHz, and the most recent Lenovo laptop models run on Intel processors. Majority of the budget laptops from Lenovo run on Intel Core i3 and Intel Core i5 and there are very few options from Lenovo which run on AMD processors.

The best budget Lenovo notebooks have storage capacity of up to 500GB and an internal memory of over 4GB. The diverse screen sizes options from Lenovo are 11.6 inch, 12.5 inch, 13.3 inch, 14 inch, 15.6 inch and 17.3 inch.

Other features:
Apart from the configurations mentioned above, there are budget laptop models from Lenovo which are convertible to tablets with detachable screens. Some of these notebooks also incorporate multi touch user interface.

Check out our list of best budget Lenovo notebooks, top rated by some of the best notebook reviewers around the web.


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Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Chromebook
Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY
Lenovo S21e-20
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e Chromebook
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e
Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY
Lenovo S21e-20
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e Chromebook
$379 - $1,382
$450
$249
$479
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Release Date
Jul 2015
Sep 2015
Jul 2015
Sep 2014
Display
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
14 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Standard
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
Hard Drive
500 GB, HDD
500 GB, HDD
64 GB, HDD
16 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
4 GB
4 GB
2 GB
4 GB
Operating System
Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8
Google Chrome OS
Processor
1.83 GHz, Intel Celeron N2930
1.83 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
2.25 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
1.83 GHz, Intel Celeron N2930
Laptop Type
General Purpose, Ultraportable, Value, Tablet, HDD
Desktop Replacement
Value
Value, Widescreen
Average Rating
 3.5 stars
 3.0 stars
 2.8 stars
 3.5 stars
Keypad
100% Positive
100% Positive
60% Positive
40% Negative
100% Positive
Look and Feel
71% Positive
29% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
Display
80% Positive
20% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
25% Positive
75% Negative
100% Positive
Battery
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Negative
Performance
33% Positive
67% Negative
100% Negative
100% Negative
100% Negative