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Best Laptops for Less than $500 Available from U.S. Online Retailers

Not everyone has an extra $1,300+ laying around to spend on the Apple MacBook Pro. Luckily, there is a slew of cost effective “budget” laptops in the market. Here is what our editors think are your best options.

USU Budget Laptops

Best Budget Laptops

If you want a laptop that allows you to accomplish simple tasks, watch high-definition movies, or play games the following laptops will spark your interests:

  • ASUS F556UA-AB32:
    6-inch Full-HD Laptop, Core i3, 4GB RAM, 1 TB HDD with Windows 10
    Cost: $365
  • HP Pavilion X360 2-in-1:
    3-inch Touchscreen Premium Laptop, Intel Core i3, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD with Windows 10
    Cost: $476
  • Dell Inspiron 13 5000 2-in-1:
    3-inch Full-HD Truelife LED-Backlit Touch Display, 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i3, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD with Windows 10
    Cost: $499.99
  • Samsung Chromebook Plus:
    3-inch LED Display, Hexa-core processor, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB HDD with Chrome OS and built-in pen
    Cost: $406.65
  • Asus Chromebook Flip C302:
    5″ (16:9) LED-backlit Full-HD, Intel Core m3, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB HDD with Chrome OS
    Cost: $469

USU Budget Chromebooks

Shopping for your Budget Laptop Online in the U.S.

The five options above are just a taste of what’s available. You can always find deals and discounts online in the U.S. from Best Buy, NewEgg, and of course on Amazon. However, to access the best deals, a U.S. billing address is needed. Fortunately, you can use your US Unlocked Card, which is issued with a U.S. billing address. After, you can use the hundreds of dollars you saved to go on a fun getaway, enjoy a shopping spree, or save for a rainy day.


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