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Best Netbooks Under $300

Posted in Computer Advice
at 2010.09.30

Lets take a look at some wallet friendly netbooks priced under $300….

Netbooks mainly cater to people who spend most of their time dealing with online services and want a cheap, light device they can use on the go.¬† During the recession netbook sales have risen sharply giving consumers portability at an unbeatable bargain. Every major computer manufacturer has come out with their own netbook model ranging from $250 to $600. Lets take a look at three popular models which won’t put a strain on your budget.

1. eMachines Black 10.1″ eM350-2074 Netbook PC ¬†running Windows XP Home $258.99

Features & Specs

  • Intel Atom N450 processor 1.66GHz,
  • 1GB DDR2 system memory
  • 160GB SATA hard drive –
  • 10.1″ LED widescreen display
  • Built-in 1.3 megapixel Webcam
  • 3-cell lithium-ion battery

Overall the eMachines is a good basic netbook with a 1-year parts and labor limited warranty. This netbook is currently available at Walmart priced at $258.

2. Toshiba Mini Notebook NB 255

The Toshiba has identical specs as the eMachines except for two major benefits.

  • Double the battery life with a 6-cell lithium-ion battery (6 hrs)
  • New Windows 7 OS rather than Windows XP
  • The Toshiba is priced at $299.
3.  Asus Eee PC- unbeatable price for one of the most popular netbooks on the market.

This netbook is normally priced at $299. Tiger Direct is offering a $60 off discount bringing the price down to $239.99. If you’re looking for an even greater bargain, Laptop MD has an ever changing inventory of refurbished laptops and netbooks starting at only $99. Give us a call or stop by to inquire about our current inventory.