Updated on 4 September 2013 by

Laptops introduced in recent months by brands like Toshiba, Gateway, Asus, HP, Sony, Dell, and Samsung can be bought at a low price. The best cheap new laptops come under the categories of thin and light , ultrabooks and convertibles having screen sizes from 11 inch to 17 inch.

Windows 8 is the operating system for cheap new laptops powered by Intel and AMD processors. These laptops have installed memory of 4GB and at least 320GB HDD capacity. Also, you can choose 1TB capacity if your requirement is to store some design projects or edited videos. A few of these cheap new laptops have solid state drives of at least 128GB for increased performance.

The topmost cheap new laptops have improved IPS displays with wide viewing angles. You can have touchscreens at low price tags and a standard resolution of 1366x768 pixels. We have listed the most recent products to help all those casual users, students and professionals who are seeking the best cheap new laptops.


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Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Lenovo S21e-20
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Lenovo S21e-20
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
$219 - $299
$249
$250
$250 - $470
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Release Date
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Sep 2015
Jun 2015
Display
10.1 inches, Widescreen, 1280 x 800
11.6 inches, Standard
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
Hard Drive
16 GB, SSD
64 GB, HDD
64GB , eMMC
16 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
4 GB, 4 GB
2 GB
4 GB
Operating System
Google Chrome OS
Microsoft Windows 8
Windows 10
Google Chrome OS
Processor
1.8 GHz, Rockchip RK3288-C
2.25 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
1.6-GHz dual-core Intel Celeron N3050
2.16 GHz, Intel Atom N2840
Laptop Type
General Purpose, Value, Widescreen
Value
Value, Widescreen
Average Rating
 3.9 stars
 2.8 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.6 stars
Look and Feel
91% Positive
9% Negative
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative
60% Positive
40% Negative
Display
63% Positive
37% Negative
25% Positive
75% Negative
100% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
Performance
37% Positive
63% Negative
100% Negative
57% Positive
43% Negative
Keypad
50% Positive
50% Negative
60% Positive
40% Negative
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
Battery
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive