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low-cost laptops

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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 2016

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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Low-cost Windows 7 laptops hit retail

The release of Microsoft's new operating system spawns a new breed of cheap laptops galore at retailers.

By October 22, 2009

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Intel launches chips for low-cost, thin laptops

Chip giant is launching its line of processors for thin, inexpensive laptops at Computex in Taipei.

By June 1, 2009

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IDC expects cheap laptops to save PC biz in '08

In the face of myriad economic headwinds, IDC expects PC demand to remain strong throughout the rest of the year and beyond. The big reason: a new generation of low-cost notebook computers. CNET News' Charles Cooper and Erica Ogg discuss why this nascent computing category is enjoying such success.

September 10, 2008