1Dell, HP, Toshiba Offer Inexpensive Laptops for Small Businesses
by Nathan Eddy
2Acer Aspire AS1830T ($599.99)
The smallest member of the TimelineX Series, the 11.6-inch (1,366 by 768) Acer Aspire AS1830T is super-light and less than 1 inch thick, and delivers up to 8 hours of battery life.
3Toshiba Satellite M645 ($676.23)
The Satellite M645 notebook is a compact PC featuring a 14-inch diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen display and the latest Intel Core processors.
4Lenovo ThinkPad Edge ($449.00)
The 11.6-inch screen gives users room to work on office documents and presentations and also connect to a TV to watch high-definition content through the HDMI video port.
5Sony Vaio 15.5-Inch ($629.99)
The Vaio gives users high-speed wireless Web connectivity options with its Intel Centrino wireless LAN and 4G WiMax mobile broadband technology.
6Dell Inspiron I14R ($579.99)
Connect with colleagues and clients with this laptop’s built-in 1.3-megapixel Webcam and 1501N wireless networking capability, as well as a 7-in-1 media card reader.
7Samsung R480-11 ($599.99)
This notebook features an Intel Pentium processor, 320GB hard drive, three high-speed USB 2.0 ports and Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit operating system preinstalled.
8MSI X-Series X600 ($479.99)
Mobile workers have plenty of workspace on the 15.6-inch LED-backlit display, and the notebook offers a built-in 1.3-megapixel Webcam and microphone and a weight of just 2.3 pounds.
9HP G42-230US ($679.99)
With a built-in 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN with an RJ-45 connector that gives users flexible wired Web connectivity options, this Energy Star-qualified notebook also boasts three USB 2.0 ports and a 5-in-1 card reader.
10Asus K50IJ-BNC5 ($699.99)
Offered through Best Buy, the price includes 12 months of Trend Micro’s AntiVirus + AntiSpyware, and boasts 4GB memory and Windows 7 Home Premium.
11Compaq Presario CQ62-215DX ($379.99)
This notebook offers 2GB of memory and a 250GB hard drive, as well as a six-cell lithium-ion battery for extended battery life and built-in 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN with an RJ-45 connector.