Best cheap laptop under 200 dollars in USA 2017
Which is the best laptop under 200 dollars in USA? The cheapest laptop you can buy in 2016? Best laptops under $300, $200 in USA right now? We will answer all of these questions in this article
Finding best laptop under 200 dollar or 300 dollars is not an easy job. There are all types of laptops including the ones with inferior build quality and poorly laid keyboards. Trust us, you would not want to repent later on by buying those poorly built cheap laptops under $200. That is why the laptop experts at apothetech sat together and short listed the best and cheapest laptops in USA 2017.
There are many things to look for when buying cheap laptops under $300, $200 in USA. First and foremost is screen size. If you are going to travel to lot and prefer small size laptops, then going for a cheap windows 10 tablet with detachable keyboard or a cheap netbook makes more sense. That said, even the latest 14” laptops offer incredible portability as more and more manufactures have started equipping these laptops with SSD drives in 2017.
These SSD drives speed up the laptops by a great deal. It also makes them storage shockproof and thus, there are less chances of data loss. Laptops under $300 and $200 come with eMMC type SSD which mostly has 32GB or 64GB of storage, depending on the model. So if you store a lot, consider getting the old-school hard disk laptops that will easily give you around 500GB HDD.
Next up is DVD drive which is getting absent in most of the best cheap laptops under $300, 200 in 2016. The reason behind this is the fact that most of data is not available through flash drives and cloud storage like dropbox, onedrive and iCloud. However, not all data can be stored online and some people still use DVD for loading up applications, operating system and multimedia content. That is why we have included some laptops under $200 with optical aka DVD drive.
Asus E402MA : light and compact laptop under 200
If you are looking for a light, compact laptop with decent 14” screen that delivers at least 6-7 hour of real world battery life on a single charge, get this Asus E402MA. It has full size keyboard and makes use of flash storage that ensures your applications do not take more than couple of seconds to load. Plus, it is fine tuned for windows 10 and this gives it perks like instant wake up from standby. It is also the one of the few new laptops that feature both HDMI and VGA ports.
# 14″ screen with HD 1366 by 768 resolution
# Intel N2840 2.16GHz dual core processor
# 2GB RAM/ 32GB storage. Windows 10 operation system
# 1 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI and VGA ports
Acer Cloudbook 14 : monstrous 12 hour battery life
Acer Cloudbook 14 has a eye-catchy design that offers all day battery life. It is powered by latest and powerful Celeron processor and makes use of flash storage which turbo charges this laptop’s app-loading times, boot timings and even battery life. Flash storage also makes the laptop shockproof and less prone to data loss.
# 14-Inch HD Display packing 1366×768 resolution
# 2GB RAM, 32GB flash storage
# Intel Celeron N3050 1.6GHz processor
# Free Office 365 Personal-1 year, windows 10
Dell i3552-3240 : Proper mainstream 15.6” + 500GB HDD + DVD
If you are looking for your first laptop or if you store a lot and those small SSD-equipped laptops just would not cut, then take a quick glance at this Dell laptop. It decent amount of storage, 500GB and comes with 4GB RAM for superior multi tasking experience. It has also DVD drive onboard – all this for around $200 in USA.
# 15.6 Inch HD (1366×768 pixels) display
# Intel Pentium N3700 1.6 GHz Processor
# 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM, 500 GB HDD Storage; Tray load DVD Drive
Dell Inspiron i3162: – powerful little package
This Dell laptop is perfect for travellers, college-goers and lovers of compact, mini laptops. That said, do not underestimate its power as it offers same specifications as its bigger counterparts. It has latest Intel processor that is power-efficient and powerful at same time. This laptop is great if you do most of the work in a web browser or in cloud. That said, you can easily expand storage using its micro SD card slot.
# 11.6″ HD display. Energy-efficient LED backlight. Antiglare finish reduces eye strain.
# Intel Celeron N3050 processor
# 2GB RAM, 32GB eMMC flash storage
HP Pavilion 15 : All around performance, dedicated Radeon graphics
There are not a lot of laptops out there that offer a laptop under $300 with dedicated graphics. If you do not care much about battery life and you love using powerful laptops, this HP Pavilion is perfect for you.
# 15.6-inch diagonal HD Bright View WLED-backlit display (1366×768)
# 2.0GHz AMD Quad-Core A6-5200 APU (2MB L2 Cache)
# AMD Radeon R4 graphics with up to 2048MB total graphics memory
# 4GB DDR3 SDRAM (1 DIMM) Memory, 500GB 5400RPM hard drive, Super Multi DVD Burner
Asus X540SA : Cheap laptop with full size keyboard
If you type a lot and were looking for a cheap laptop with full size keyboard, get this Asus laptop. It not only looks incredible but also has functional design with every port and keys in right places.
# 15.6 inch HD LED (1366 x 768) Display, Super Multi DVD RW Optical Drive, HD webcam, HDMI, VGA
# Intel Dual-Core Celeron processor N3050 Processor(2MB Cache, up to 2.16 GHz), UMA graphics
# 4GB DDR3L SDRAM Memory, 500GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive, 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, media card reader(SD and SDHC)
Lenovo Ideapad 100s: 14inch compact laptop
We were massive fan of netbook 11″ version of the 100s laptop from Lenovo and this 14″ variant is for those who want more real esate to work with. It even packs a more powerful processor and still manages to be one of the thinnest and high performance laptops out there around 200 dollars. It manages to get you 9 hours of battery life and free one year Office 365 subscription.
# 14″ screen with 1366 x 768 HD resolution; Intel HD Graphics
# 2GB DDR3L 1600 MHz, 64GB eMMC flash SSD storage, Windows 10 home 64-bit
# USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI, Microphone-in/headphone-out combo jack, Built-In Webcam, Built-In Media Card Reader
Lenovo Ideapad 110
This has one of the best keyboards out there with big chiclet keys. It still manages to sport a compact design and is great to lug around. This cannot be said for most of the 15″ laptops out there.
# 15.6″ screen with HD resolution, Integrated Graphics
# Intel Celeron N3060 1.6 GHz Processor
# 4 GB DDR3 RAM + 500 GB HDD, DVD drive, Windows 10
Asus X553SA is an excellent laptop for under 300 dollars. It packs more than enough to handle your daily computing work and more. It is sleek, reliable and gets the job done without breaking your bank.
# 15.6″ HD LCD display packing 1366×768 resolution
# Dual Core Intel Celeron N3050 Processor
# 4GB RAM, 500GB hard disk, DVD drive
January 10, 2017