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8 Best-Budget Laptops This 2015 Starting from P8,000


With the different types of electronic devices available these days—from mobile phones, tablets, music players, laptops, personal computers, and even accessories like stylish laptop bags, knowing which to buy has definitely become troublesome. Nevertheless, it’s a decision we should fulfill since these gadgets are necessities when it comes to accomplishing our responsibilities with school, work, and other important matters.
And to further complicate this decision-making is the consideration of various factors included in it like its performance, portability, usability, and costs, among others.
If you’re looking to buy a new laptop and planning to sell old electronic gadgets to earn money, you should read this guide to know about the best yet affordable laptops in the market today.

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Asus EeeBook X205TA

Asus EeeBook X205TA-DS01 (Price starts at Php 8,970)

Leading this list is the Asus EeeBook X205TA-DS01. Having a weight of 2.16lbs and only 0.69” thick, this model is very portable and has a battery life that can last up to 12 hours of continued use—perfect for users with a heavy workload.
It offers a year-long free subscription to Microsoft Office 365 and 1TB storage in OneDriv. Asus integrated two front-facing speakers in this model with SonicMaster Audio that allow users to enjoy a crisp, crystal-clear, and a deep bass sound for their favorite music and other forms of entertainment.
Acer Aspire V3-112P-C2HF

Acer Aspire V3-112P-C2HF (Price starts at Php 13,489)

The Acer Aspire V3-112P-C2HF has 4GB of RAM, which can be upgraded up to 8GB through the addition of a 4GB stick of DDR3 SO-DIMM RAM. It’s also highly portable with a dimension of 11.5×0.9×8.3” and weighs 3.06lbs.
Its battery life can last up to 7 full hours of continued use, along with an Intel Celeron N2940 1.83-2.25GHz Quad-Core processor, has a touchscreen feature, and a gigabit LAN port.
HP Stream 11-6

HP Stream 11.6 (Price starts at Php13,990)

Leading this list is the HP Stream 11.6 laptop. While it’s known as a cloud-focused model, it functions similar to a Chromebook as well with the added value of Windows 8. Similar to Asus EeeBook, HP made sure that it has a free use of Microsoft Office 365 and a 1TB online storage in OneDrive as well.
It has an 11.6-inch, a 1,366×768 resolution, 64MB Intel HD Graphics, and 32GB SSD storage, to name a few. Consumers may choose between a matte blue or pink pattern, with a subtle dotted gradient on its keyboard tray.
Acer Chromebook 13

Acer Chromebook 13 (Price starts at Php 15,555)

One of the latest additions in Chromebooks, the Acer Chromebook 13 has a spacious and responsive black keyboard that perfectly contrasts its white body, allowing a smooth typing process. Its trackpad does the same with a smooth and accurate function that enables numerous gestures, along with having a full-HD screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels.
To top the aforementioned features, this model has a NVIDIA Tegra K1 Quad-Core CPU that can handle several opened tabs, video streaming in the background, and an overall fast continued browsing experience with its 4GB of RAM.
Users need not worry because the Chromebook 13 has an approximate battery life of nine hours and twenty minutes as well.

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Dell Chromebook 11

Dell Chromebook 11 (Price starts at Php 16,975)

Dell has joined the Chromebooks as well with their debut model, the Chromebook 11. It has an 11.6-inch display that offers a bright and easy to read surface through its 1366×768 resolution. Its trackpad allows multi-finger gestures, which makes navigation as smooth as possible.
Included in this model as well is a 4GB RAM, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, and ubiquitous HDMI and SD card reader slots. Overall, the Dell Chromebook 11 is fast, smart looking, and easily portable.
Toshiba Chromebook 2

Toshiba Chromebook 2 (Price starts at Php 19,107)

If you want a light-weight laptop that allows you to manage your tasks in the cloud, then you should consider Toshiba’s Chromebook 2. The latest model for the brand’s Chromebook product line has a 13-inch screen, which boasts enhanced components and a stunning IPS display.
Toshiba’s Chromebooks are known for its superb value for money, making consumers fond of the brand. With its dimpled pattern on its surfaces made from silvery-grey plastic, together with smooth metallic-style finishes on the inside, this particular model not only excels in the aesthetic aspect but proves distinction in being sturdy as well.

HP Pavilion 11 Touchsmart Notebook

HP Pavilion 11 Touchsmart Notebook (Price starts at Php 23,439)

If you’re looking for an affordable notebook with the same functions offered by larger-sized laptops, then the HP Pavilion 11 Touchsmart notebook is perfect for you! Running on an AMD A6 accelerated processing unit (APU), has 4GB of RAM, and a 500GB hard drive, this model guarantees efficiency with all the user’s tasks despite its small size.
Another advantage of the HP Pavilion 11 Touchsmart Notebook over its competition is its touchscreen feature and 3hr and 45min battery life. It also includes a good arrangement of ports that can be used for additional work or as a media source, a full-sized SD card slot, a webcam, Bluetooth, and a combined headphone/microphone function, among many others.
Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70

Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 (Price starts at Php 26,921)

A 15.6-inch laptop with full-HD 1920 x 1080 display, discrete nVidia graphics processor, and a fourth-generation Intel Core i3, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 guarantees a fantastic gaming experience (which gamers would absolutely love) unlike with other similar laptops there is.
It also has a battery life that can last up to 5 hours, along with a sub-2.4 kg weight, which benefit hustling users too by increasing their productivity levels.
Lenovo didn’t forget to focus on design as well through its metallic trim cover on the top deck, real metal on the circumference, and a satin silver finish on the back of the display.
With these eight inexpensive laptops we’ve shared, we hope that you find the most suitable one for your needs. Remember to take all important aspects into consideration to get the best value for your money!
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