Top 10 Stylish Laptops Within Your Budget

By soumitra, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

appleLaptops are now more than a gadget that serves your computing needs. They are now more of a lifestyle device with personalized style statements. There are different kinds of laptops for businessmen, students, gamers and bloggers which meet their needs for performance and style. Yes,  besides the technical factors, the non-technical appeal is also adding to the sales volume of a particular model. Today’s most desired laptops have the looks and affordable price tags besides the technical issues. Here we have made a list of 10 laptops that has the best blend of these factors. The List includes :

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MacBook Air

Thinnest, lightest MacBook ever. I will give this notebook the title of best looking and best usable notebook.

macbook-air

  • Multi-touch trackpad, built-in iSight webcam, and up to 4.5-hour battery life
  • 13.3-inch glossy LED-backlit screen
  • 128 GB solid-state hard drive
  • 2 GB of RAM (maximum capacity)
  • 1.86 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics with 256 MB of shared memory
  • One USB 2.0, built-in Wi-Fi (802.11n draft plus 802.11b/g)
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Mini DisplayPort
  • Preloaded with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard operating system and iLife ‘08 suite of applications

Price

$1694

Dell Adamo

This laptop may be the Macbook Air killer with its thin and stylish looks and standard performance. Read our review to know more details of this laptop.

dell-adamo

  • 13 inch High Definition WLED Display
  • Intel Core 2 Duo SU9300 (1.2GHz, 3MB cache, 800Mhz FSB)
  • 2GB DDR3 RAM
  • 128GB SSD
  • 3 Year In Home Warranty
  • Built in 1.3 Megapixel Webcam
  • Ultraslim, Precision Machined aluminum chassis
  • Integrated Intel Media Accelerator X4500HD Graphics Card
  • Wireless N Mini Card with Bluetooth 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • Backlit Keyboard
  • 4 Cell Battery
  • High Definition Audio 2.0 Stereo Speakers Included
  • Lithium polymer battery
  • Dimension : .65 inches thick
  • Vista Home Premium 64 Bit Operating System SP1
  • Software: Microsoft Works, Roxio Creator 10 Dell Edition, Adobe Reader 9, and 30 Day McAfee SecurityCenter with Anti virus, Anti spyware, Firewall.

Price

$2148

MacBook Pro

Redesigned MacBook with thin, strong aluminum unibody frame and 15-inch LED-backlit glass display
New glass trackpad with 40 percent more tracking area and supports more Multi-Touch gestures.

macbook-pro

  • 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
  • 250 GB hard drive
  • 2 GB DDR3 RAM (4 GB max)
  • DVD/CD SuperDrive
  • Dual NVIDIA graphics (integrated and discrete)
  • Draft-N Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Mini DisplayPort video output
  • Preloaded with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard operating system and iLife ‘08 suite of applications

Price

$1549

Sony VAIO Z

I have never been a fan of VAIO Z series Laptops but if you can manage to get the money, you’ll just fall in love with its light carbon fiber built up and luxury feeling while operating it.

sony-vaio-z

  • Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 processor (2.26GHz), 3MB L2 cache
  • Genuine Microsoft Windows Vista Business with SP1/XP downgrade
  • 13.1″ widescreen LCD with XBRITE-DuraView technology & LED backlight
  • 3GB of pre-installed RAM & a roomy 250GB Serial ATA hard drive
  • Biometric fingerprint scanner & hybrid graphics system

Price

$1832

MacBook

It has been an iconic product being copied by many manufacturers.

macbook

  • 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB max)
  • 160 GB hard drive, DVD/CD SuperDrive
  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Operating System
  • 13.3-inch LED-backlit glass display, Integrated NVIDIA graphics (with 256 MB shared memory)

Price

$1093

Acer Aspire One - Sapphire Blue

This 8.9 inch netbook with full sized keyboard looks beautiful with those blue tones. The price tag is sure to attract many.

acer-aspire-one-sapphire-blue

  • Linux and Windows XP versions
  • 1.6GHz N270 Intel Atom Processor
  • 1 GB DDR2 533MHz
  • Windows XP Home SP3
  • 8.9? 1024 x 600 WSVGA glossy LED backlit display
  • 120GB 2.5? 5400RPM Hitachi Hard Drive (with SDHC storage expansion slot)
  • 802.11b/g Atheros Wireless
  • 3-Cell 23Wh battery
  • Size: 9.75? x 6.625? x 1.28 inch
  • Weight: 2lb 5.0oz

Price

$313

MSI Wind

white-msi-wind

The white MSI Wind is very pretty. It is very small, light and looks solid with its decent 10 inch screen.

  • 1.6GHz Intel Atom Processor
  • 10inch WSVGA (1024 x 600) LCD
  • Windows XP Home Operating System
  • Intel GMA 950 Integrated Graphics
  • 1GB 667MHz DDR2 Memory
  • 80GB 2.5? SATA Hard Drive
  • Wireless: 802.11b/g and Bluetooth 2.0
  • 3-Cell 11.1v 2200mAh Battery
  • Size: WxDxH 10.2 x 7 x 1.3 inch
  • Weight: 2lbs 8.6oz

Price

$300

Dell Studio 14z

This is a thin and stylish laptop designed for students.

laptop-studio-14z-hero

  • Display : 14-inch 16:9 LED display with HD resolution (720p/ 900p)
  • Processor : Intel® Pentium® Dual Core, and Intel CoreTM 2 Duo standard voltage processors up to T9550 (2.66GHz, 1066Mhz FSB, 6MB Cache)
  • Graphics : Integrated NVIDIA® GeForce® 9400M graphics5
  • Up to 500GB1 HDD capacity
  • Digital Video/Audio via HDMI and DisplayPort
  • Standard 1.3MP webcam with dual digital array mics
  • Starting weight of 4.3 pounds6
  • 4W, SRS®, 2.0 Audio w/ discrete tweeters and dual headphone jacks
  • Optional 8:1 Media Card Reader via 34mm Express Card slot
  • Six-cell battery standard, optional slim design 8-cell battery for up to 6:46 hours of battery life with WLED display option7
  • Standard Wi-Fi, optional Bluetooth® and mobile broadband
  • eSATA connectivity for high speed data transfer rate (up to 6X USB 2.0)
  • Optional external optical drive options (DVD+/-RW, Blu-ray DiscTM read-only and read-write drives)
  • Available in Six Colors : Black Chain Link, Midnight Blue, Spring Green, Plum Purple, Ruby Red and Promise Pink (U.S. only)

Price

$649 (Base Price)

HP Pavilion DV7-1260US

This is a Entertainment-centric notebook PC with fluid, modern lines in bronze and chrome with argyle-like patterning

hp-pavilion-dv7-1260us

  • Display : widescreen 17-inch LCD
  • 2.2 GHz AMD Turion X2 RM-72 dual-core processor
  • 400 GB hard drive
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB max)
  • Blu-ray Disc playback and DVD-RW/CD burning
  • Draft-N Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); Gigabit Ethernet
  • ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics (up to 1918 MB total)
  • Connectivity: 4 USB (with 1 shared eSATA), 1 HDMI, 1 VGA, ExpressCard 54/34, 5-in-1 memory card reader
  • Pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Premium with SP1 (64-bit version)
  • Includes remote control

Price

$892

Dell XPS M1330

This is the best portable gaming laptop with an ultra slim, sleek and sexy looks.

dell-xps-m1330

  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5450 (1.66GHz)
  • 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz (2 DIMMs)
  • 120 GB SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM)
  • 128MB NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
  • 8X DVD +/- RW w/dbl layer write capability
  • Integrated 2.0 Mega Pixel Web Camera
  • Intel 4965 802.11a/b/g Dual-Band Mini Card
  • Dell Travel Remote Control
  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium

Price

$929

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Discussion
May 28, 2010: 4:58 am

don’t buy dell laptop, its waste. one of my room mate bought dell laptop he getting struggle with many problems. because he is VIRUS in our room, please contact him for further information.
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Joshua
May 27, 2010: 3:01 pm

Within my budget? Macs and Vaios are not in any normal person’s budget (nevermind a tight one!). Although Macs and Vaios are stylish. ;) …is it worth it paying for low specs at such a high price though?


azit kumar
February 20, 2010: 11:31 pm

i want a compaq stylish laptops range RS 30000-36000
WHICH HAVE MINIUM RAM 3GB &320GB HDD

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