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Find reviews of the latest laptops for £250 - £500.

  1. Asus Transformer Pad 300 13

    Asus Transformer Pad 300

    Simply the best value tablet on the market, this convertible quad-core is an absolute smasher.

    10
  2. HP Pavilion DM4-2101

    HP Pavilion DM4-2101

    The best-looking, longest-lasting laptop you can get for under £500?

    9
  3. HP Pavilion dm1-3200sa

    HP Pavilion dm1-3200sa

    This 11.6in ‘netbook’ has quite a few highpoints among its foibles, but do they balance out for its £375 price?

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  4. Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet

    Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet

    The most versatile tablet available, with excellent connectivity, a pressure sensitive stylus, and keyboard folio case that’s great for typing.

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  5. Acer 5749

    Acer Aspire 5749

    A solid sub-£400 laptop with a Sandy Bridge processor and 15.6in display.

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  6. Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime photo 1

    Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

    Lighter and thinner yet more powerful than most rivals, the world’s first quad-core tablet sports a stunning screen, gorgeous design and comes with a keyboard dock.

    10
  7. Sony Tablet P 5

    Sony Tablet P

    Sony has created a radical dual screen, clamshell Android tablet. Can it possibly work?

    6
  8. Samsung Series 3 NP300E5A

    Samsung Series 3 NP300E5A

    At under £400, with an attractive design, ribbed lid and matt 15.6in screen, is this the ultimate budget laptop?

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    Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile speaker

    Well built, small and powerful, so why doesn't the new Bose SoundLink Mobile Speaker quite work?

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  10. Samsung RV720

    Samsung RV720

    Want a large laptop without the large outlay? Samsung’s cheap but cheerful 17.3in effort comes highly recommended.

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  12. Samsung NS310

    Samsung NS310

    Can a netbook still be worth £300? Samsung's latest shiny offering tries to teach us a lesson or two.

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  13. Acer Aspire 5750

    Acer Aspire 5750

    With Acer's latest 15.6in budget laptop, you get a lot for your money. If you can live with its flaws, it's a great buy.

    8
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    Samsung Chromebook

    Can the first Chrome OS laptop successfully move us to the Cloud, lock, stock and barrel?

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  15. Asus Eee PC 1018P

    Asus Eee PC 1018P

    The Asus Eee PC 1018p's aluminium-coated body has more style than the average netbook.

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