Best for simple tasks with a killer keyb...
This all-white laptop with basic functionality doesn't sacrifice a good typing experience to get its low price.
Ideal for schoolwork and writing
A 13-inch Chromebook with the design and quality we like the ThinkPad brand for.
Chromebook-style Windows PC
The HP Stream 14 aims to be a cloud-focused laptop, much like a Chromebook, but with the added utility of Windows 10. It's a rock-bottom budget laptop, so don't get your hopes up, but the battery life is impressive.
Premium design at a budget price
The budget-priced Surface 3 is a solid tablet that finally runs the real version of Windows, but it would be a much better value if the must-have keyboard cover was included.
The king of budget laptops has arrived
At $750, they're not the cheapest budget laptops -- but they are the best equipped. Dell's 13- and 15-inch Inspiron 7000 come standard with accurate touchpads, Core i5 processors, backflipping screens and 256GB SSDs.