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With Windows 7 Home Premium/Professional, Windows 8 and Windows 8 RT being the prominent operating systems, the best cheap lenovo laptops can come with a screen size 11 inch to 15 inch. These mid-size laptops from Lenovo are used by architects, designers, professionals in the field of video editing and animation.

The topmost cheap Lenovo laptops are equipped with Intel/NVIDIA Tegra 3 processors running at a speed 1.5GHz or more and have discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics for good gaming performance. These laptops house at least 2GB RAM and 320GB HDD/64GB SSD.

The best cheap Lenovo laptops are popular among college students and seniors due to their ease of use. These Lenovo laptops have good portability for traveling and are highly productive because a few include convertibles too.

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Lenovo S21e-20

Lenovo S21e-20


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Lenovo S21e-20
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Chromebook
Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY
Lenovo ThinkPad E450
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Release Date
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Sep 2015
May 2015
Mar 2015
Display
11.6 inches, Standard
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
14 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
14 inches, Widescreen, 1920 x 1080
14 inches, Widescreen, 1920 x 1080
Hard Drive
64 GB, HDD
16 GB, SSD
500 GB, HDD
500 GB, HDD
256 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
2 GB
4 GB
4 GB
4 GB
8 GB
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8
Google Chrome OS
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Windows 8.1
Processor
2.25 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
1.83 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
1.83 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i5-5200U
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i5-5200U
Laptop Type
Value
Value
Desktop Replacement
Business, Small Business
General Purpose, Tablet

decent ultraportable budget laptop

Not a good value

1,366-by-768 resolution display.

Keyboard is not backlit.

The configuration options are very good for its sub-$1,000 price; it gets more than 8 hours of battery life; and has excellent performance for everyday, mainstream use.