10 Best Laptops to Buy in 2010

By soumitra, Gaea News Network
Friday, February 26, 2010

dell-laptopsIt was not very long time ago, a laptop would cost an arm or a leg. But now a decent powered laptop would be available at less than a thousand bucks. Unless, you are an avid gamer or you just love anything ancient, you must appreciate the portability and ease of use the laptop provides us. But choosing a laptop is not an easy task. There are a plethora of laptops available under different Brands and models. They have different price ranges and are meant for different types of people with different needs. Instead of getting you the best laptops for every category of people, we have tried to give you a list of 10 laptops that will give you the best bang for your bucks. If you like our list of top 10 laptops of 2009 you’ll also like this one. Here is the list.

1. HP Pavilion DV4-1541US


HP Pavilion PCs are known for their excellent performance and credibility as multimedia and entertainment platforms.


  • Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo T6600
  • RAM : 4 GB DDR3
  • Hard Disk Capacity : 320 GB 7200 rpm
  • OS : Windows 7 Premium 64 bit
  • Display : 14.1 inch WXGA 1280 X 800 pixels resolution
  • Express Card 54 Slot
  • Infrared Remote Receiver
  • LightScribe DVD Writer


About $650

2. Apple MacBook Pro Summer 2009

Yes! Apples are always good and yummy too! There must be an apple in every top 10 list and this is no exception. Previously known as the MacBook, the old 13-inch aluminum unibody laptop is now called “Pro” laptops. In addition to all-metal construction and GeForce 9400M graphics, the 13-inch Pro regains a FireWire port, and adds an SD slot.


  • Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.26 GHz
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Capacity : 160 GB
  • Display : 13 inch
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M Graphics
  • Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard Operating System


About $1300

3. Dell Studio 15

Though the Dell Studio 15 is nothing new in 2010 but still it is one of the best laptops available in the market, if you ask me. There are lots of configurations available for this laptop and the prices are also very affordable.


  • Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 2.0 GHz
  • RAM : 2 GB DDR2
  • Hard Disk Capacity : 160 GB 5400 RPM
  • 8X Slot Load DVD RW Drive
  • Display : 15.4 inchLED Display with 1366 X 768 pixels resolution
  • Integrated 2.0 MP Webcam
  • Windows Vista Home Premium


About $1300

4. Sony Vaio VPCZ116GX/S

There are no doubt about the quality of the Sony VAIO laptops. If you can afford the price, Sony’s top-of-the-line 13-inch Vaio VPCZ116GX/S is recommended. It has a speedy Core i5 CPU, discrete graphics, a huge 256GB SSD, and a sky-high price to match.


  • Processor : Intel Core i5 520 M
  • RAM : 4 GB DDR3 1066 MHz
  • 256 GB Solid State Drive
  • OS : Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
  • Display : 13.1 Inch 1600 X 900 pixels


About $2200

5. Acer Aspire Timeline AS5810TZ-4274

If you thought that Acer prodecues only cheap quality laptops, you should at least try this one to see how wrong you are.


  • 1.3 GHz Intel Pentium SU2700 Processor
  • 3072MB DDR3 1066MHz RAM
  • 320 GB SATA Hard Drive
  • 8X DVD-Super Multi Double-Layer Drive
  • Windows Vista Home Premium (SP1)
  • Over 8 Hours of Battery Life (6-Cell 5600 mAh)
  • 15.6″ HD CineCrystal LED-backlit Display
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD


About $620

6.  ASUS UL30A-X5 Thin and Light

Asus may be beter known for their netbook lineup but they also produce some good laptops of other categories also.


  • 1.3GHz Intel SU7300 Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 4GB of DDR3 RAM, 2 slots, 4GB Max
  • 500GB SATA Hard Drive (5400 RPM)
  • 13.3″ HD LED LCD Display
  • Intel GMA 4500MHD Graphics
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 bgn
  • 0.3MP Webcam
  • Windows 7 Home Premium Operating System (64 bit)


About $680

7. Toshiba Satellite L505-S5993

Toshiba Satellite L505-S5993 is a slim, fast, and affordable package for mainstream users.


  • 2.1GHz Intel Pentium T4300 Processor
  • 4GB Memory
  • 500GB Serial ATA Hard Drive, DVD SuperMulti Drive
  • 15.6″ High-def Display
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, 2 Hours 25 Minutes of Battery Life


About $550

8. Dell Inspiron 14

Dell Inspiron Series are known for the best price to performance ratio.


  • Processor : Intel Dual Core T4400
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Capacity : 160 GB
  • 14.0 High Definition (720p) LED Display with TrueLife


About $500

9. HP Mini 5102

HP’s sturdy and stylish Mini 5102 is a slight upgrade to one of our favorite Netbooks, but we had hoped for a little more fresh thinking for 2010.


  • Processor : Intel® Atom™ Processor N450 (1.66 GHz, 512 KB L2 cache, 667 MHz FSB)
  • RAM : 2GB
  • 160 GB HDD
  • OS : Windows 7 Starter


About $650

10. HP Compaq 6730b

Another very good contender from the house of HP.

  • Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo P8600
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Capacity : 320 GB
  • OS : Windows 7 Pro
  • Display : 1380 X 800 pixels resolution
  • Video / Graphics : Intel GMA 4500 MHD with Maximum of 3 GB Video RAM
  • Battery Life : 6 hour
  • Weight : 5.1 Lbs
  • CD / DVD Burner
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • VGA  Webcam
  • 7-in-1 Card Reader


About $900

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December 20, 2010: 4:32 am

i want latest feature laptop around 45k with 4GB ram,i3,1 GB graphics. which sony laptop i should buy plz suggest me

December 1, 2010: 10:05 am

a good laptop around 35k

November 11, 2010: 11:29 pm

i suggest yu to go for online booking through DELL for the above configuration
i recntly got my laptop with same configuration for 45k
and dell is a brand yu can trust

nilesh nimone
October 31, 2010: 4:20 am

nileshnimone@gadgetophilia.com…..muze is id par under 60,000 rs ke best laptop send karo…i will be thankful to you…

s.p. maindola
October 22, 2010: 6:07 am

suggest me best 500HDD,4GB RAM DDR2,1 GB Graphics accelarator,best company with good and reasonable price

October 17, 2010: 1:55 am

hello,i need a laptop of configuration 500HDD,4GB RAM DDR2,1 GB Graphics accelarator……. suggest me the best company with good price

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