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Lenovo looks to low-cost laptops with three new models

Just ahead of its Tech World event in Beijing, Lenovo reveals three new low-cost consumer laptops, including the entry-level 14-inch ideapad 100 starting at just $249.

By May 26, 2015

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Best laptops of 2015

You can dive into the various subcategories here for detailed suggestions for every need and budget, but on this page, we present the current laptops that are our personal favorites, because of style, power, value, or just because we like them.


HP expands Stream series with low-cost Windows 8 laptops and tablets

These budget systems cost as little a a Chromebook, but run full windows 8.

By September 30, 2014


Acer unveils low-cost Windows 10 Cloudbooks as rival to Chromebooks

The new laptops are aimed at consumers who need a budget-friendly, cloud-enabled laptop but would rather use Windows 10 than Google's Chrome OS.

By August 4, 2015


Acer adds a low-cost all-in-one hardly bigger than a laptop

The $599 Acer Aspire ZC-605 has a 19-inch screen and an Intel Pentium CPU.

By September 30, 2013


Will Lenovo kill the low-cost Moto X and Moto G?

In this edition of Ask Maggie CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers her perspective on whether Lenovo will continue Google's strategy for Motorola of offering low-cost, high-quality unlocked smartphones.

By January 31, 2014


Google's low-cost Chromebooks coming to 6,600 more stores

Once primarily sold in Best Buy and on Amazon.com, the laptops will now be available at Walmart, Staples, and other stores worldwide.

By June 17, 2013


Windows 8 to spawn new breed of low-cost laptops

Microsoft's new ARM-enabled operating system is expected to create a new kind of low-cost laptop based on ARM processors. Low-end Intel- and AMD-based laptops may see serious market erosion.

By July 18, 2011


Low-cost laptops face off with iPad

Will consumers be choosing between an iPad and a laptop? Tempting holiday laptop deals at stores like Best Buy at least raise the possibility.

By December 14, 2010


As ultrabook makers seek stronger sales, some opt for low cost

Ultrabooks still face major profit and market-adoption hurdles, according to an industry source and a couple of reports.

By March 6, 2012


Microsoft's Kinect: A robot's low-cost, secret weapon

Robotics engineers are using the Kinect motion-sensing controller, which lets people play video games hands-free, as cheap sensors to help robots "see" their surroundings and operate autonomously.

By December 6, 2011