2012 Best laptops under £500

Lenovo G570 15.6 inch Notebook (Intel Pentium B940 2.0GHz, RAM 4GB, HDD 500GB, DVDRW, WLAN, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium) – Black

£329.99 & this item Delivered FREE in the UK

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Technical Details

  • Intel Pentium B940 2.0GHz Processor
  • Sleek exterior design with smooth top cover and single-piece brush-metal interior paneling around the keyboard providing a cool-to-touch surface
  • Multi-touch touchpad to move things around with two or more fingers
  • AccuType keyboard with individual rounded keys for comfortable and accurate typing
  • Lenovo ReadyComm – advanced networking and internet connection management
  • Energy Management – protects the long-term durability of the battery and uses advanced energy-saving technology to increase time spent between charges


Acer Aspire 5749 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Core i3 2350M 2.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVDSM DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit)

Price: £378.00    Buy it here

Technical Details

  • Powerful PC performance – Aspire series notebooks pack today’s best processors, and memory options so your system always runs efficiently
  • Latest communication tools – surf the Internet and stay in touch with your people with reliable, high-speed connectivity
  • Attractive Aspire appeal – Aspire series notebooks are attractive, ergonomic and durable; slim profiles, cool aesthetic accents, and eye-catching colours abound, while easy-access controls ensure effortless handling


Asus K53E 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Core i5 2450 2.5GHz, 4GB RAM, 750GB HDD, DVD SuperMulti DL, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit)

Price: £491.73    Buy it here




Technical Details

Processor: Intel Core i5 2450M 2.5 GHz
OS: Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Display: 15.6 inch, HD TFT, 1366 x 768, Color-Shine
Graphics: Integrated
HDD: 750 Gb 5400 rpm
ODD: DVD SuperMulti Dual Layer
Memory: 4 Gb DDRIII 1066 MHz
Audio: Built-in Altec Lansing speakers, microphone
Card Slot: 4-in-1 (SD/MS/MS Pro/MMC)
I/O Port: Microphone-in, Headphone-out, VGA, 3 x USB 2.0, RJ45, HDMI
LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbps
WLAN: 802.11 BGN
Webcam: Yes
Numeric Keypad: Yes
Software: ASUSDVD 6-in-1, Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0, Trend Micro Internet Security 2010, ASUS SmartLogon, Asus Power4Gear Hybrid, Asus Live Update, Asus Multi-Frame, ASUS Wireless Console, Virtual Camera, ASUS Splendid, Asus Screen Saver, Fancy Start, eManual, AI Recovery, ASUS FastBoot, ControlDeck
Battery: 6 cell
Warranty: 1 year
Dimensions (WxDxH): 378 x 253 x 28.3 – 34.9 mm
Weight: 2.60 Kg