What do laptops under 250 euros? What will save the manufacturer? ULTIMATE TECH NEWS the currently popular low-cost laptop has looked at and tells you!
Lenovo most popular, HP has the largest
The key data of the Lenovo Idea Pad G50-80 (80E501N8) no surprise installed is standard fare. But in combination with the low price, it attracts currently most attention. For 249euros, this version of the Idea Pad G50-80 offers a 15.6-inch display, an Intel Celeron processor (dual-core) and a 500-gigabyte hard drive. However, a Windows license is not present. HP’s 17-p023ng (N2J08EA) is the notebook with the biggest screen in the Overview. The only low-cost laptop offers a 17.3-inch display with 1600×900 pixels. In addition, it has another unique feature: As a computer center acts a processor from AMD. Those looking for a comparatively large notebook at a reasonable price, can be accessed.
Windows 10 dwarves from Asus
Among the particularly handy low-cost laptops with 11.6-inch display Asus three models are particularly important: theF205TA-FD0066TS (Gold, 3rd place), theX205TA-FD0061TS (Blue, Place 6) and theF205TA-FD0064TS ( Red, Place 8). The manufacturer equips all made with the power-saving Intel Atom processor Z3735F.The has four cores, each with 1.33 GHz base clock and accesses 2 gigabytes of memory to. Due to its compactness takes an optical drive is no place. The data store is very tight with 32 gigabytes; via USB or card reader but can be external storage media (possibly permanently) connect. The Asus models differ except for the device color in price: the cheapest model with pre-installed Windows 10 you get for 230 euros.
Chrome OS exotics from Acer
In the overview, it did also two so-called Chrome books. These are notebooks with the Google operating system Chrome OS work.This puts the focus on Web services (mostly Google): So is about Google Drive for data storage and photos to edit your holiday pictures. The variety of services requires an active Internet connection. “Offline” available to users in both the 11.6-inch ChromebookCB3-111-C2WP from Acer (13th) as well as the 15.6-inch model C910-C4QT (9th) 16 gigabytes of data storage available. Since both devices with 1366×768 pixels represent the same maximum resolution, has the smaller of the two on the calculation sharper display (135 to 101 ppi).
What is good for a notebook under 250 euros?
Among the more expensive components of a notebook includes the processor, the graphics chip, the type of memory (SSD or HDD) and the display. Accordingly, here set the manufacturer cheaper models cutbacks at: In all presented here laptops working beginners chip, usually from Intel. For Office and Internet, ranging from complex 3D games firecrackers can be so but not play smoothly – especially since the devices do not have separate graphics chips on board. With current games like “Assassin’s Creed -Syndicate” or “The Witcher 3 – Hearts of Stone” Ruckelorgien are therefore inevitable.Most laptops also presented here offer only the standard resolution of 1366×768 pixels.Therefore, a notebook under 250 euros is good rather than a secondary device for working and surfing on the couch, the balcony or in the café. Prima: At least two USB ports, a card reader and built-in Wi-Fi are standard equipment, so in each presented device on board. Attention: Some manufacturers to save the cost of a Windows license and deliver laptops without operating system or with free alternatives such as FreeDOS and Linux.
Should I take in hand 50 euros more?
The price limit at 250 euros for a basic laptop is very tight – the relatively small device selection in the overview reflects that. Quick questions arise: Is a device to 300 Euro noticeably better equipped? Worth the extra 50 euro investment? The answers are denominated in most cases, “No!”. Because the screws, which provide for greater performance, hardly turn the producers in the next higher price category. The 50 euro you invest sensibly in accessories like PC mouse, memory stick or software.