Saddled with a processor that's bottom-tier, the CQ60-417DX is a budget laptop with the chassis of a superior machine but the guts of an inferior one.
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Sluggish performance is usually the deal breaker for an entry-level laptop, and though the single-core Compaq Presario CQ62-215DX is far from a speed merchant, its biggest flaw isn't a lack of power but rather the finger power it requires to depress the stiff mouse button.
The Compaq Presario CQ60-615DX covers the basics, and that's really all you can ask for from a $349 laptop.
A nifty ultracompact undermined by poor photo quality, the Casio Exilim EX-Z60 isn't your best choice.