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Best Netbook Under 300 Dollars

By Edited Mar 20, 2016 0 0

The selection of netbooks under $300 available is actually not too bad, albeit not as good as if you were to shop for a price range of $400 to $500, but still much better than less than $200 or less than $100. Ultra-portable laptops are starting to get a lot more popular as more people catch on to their superb convenience and function. They are perfect for business people who tend to travel a lot because of how easy they are to transport with you. College students also look for cheap netbooks under $300 due to their tight budgets and ideal portability they seek in a mini laptop computer. In this article you will be provided with some useful reviews of some of the top netbooks under $300 to consider as well as helpful tips to save money on a tablet PC or other minicomputer.

The Best Netbooks Under 300 Dollars

HP Pavilion Mini 110
HP Pavilion Mini 110
Estimated Price: $294
Dimensions: 10.6" x 7.6" x 1.3"
Weight: 3 pounds
Processor: Intel Atom N450 / 1.66 GHz
Hard Drive: 160 GB
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Starter
Battery Type: 6-cell lithium ion
Battery Life: N/A
Memory: L2 cache / 512 KB
Ram: DDR2 SDRAM / 1 GB

The HP Pavilion Mini 110 is one of the best netbooks under $300 and they can be found at over 60 online stores for around this price. They come with a 2-in-1 card reader that supports an SD memory card and a MultiMediaCard. This model is popular because it is very light but still packs a decent-sized screen. These HP netbooks under $300 sport a 10.1-inch TFT widescreen display with a maximum WSVGA resolution of 1024 by 600 pixels and features anti-glare and LED-backlit options.

Acer Aspire One 532h
Acer Aspire One 532h
Estimated Price: $263
Dimensions: 10.2″ x 7.3″ x 1″
Weight: 2.9 pounds
Processor: Intel Atom N450/ 1.66 GHz
Hard Drive: 160 GB
Operating System: Windows 7 Starter
Battery Type: 6-cell lithium ion
Battery Life: 8 hours
Memory: L2 cache / 512 KB
Ram: DDR2 SDRAM / 1 GB

The Acer Apire One has almost all of the same features as the previously reviewed HP Pavilion Mini. These Acer netbooks under $300, however, are a bit more affordable and slightly smaller in size and weight. It weighs less than 3 pounds and is less than 1 inch thin -- that is pretty small. Even for being such a compact and ultra-portable laptop, they still have a very powerful processor and a battery life that puts shame to many of its competitors. The Aspire Ones are some of the best netbooks under $300 with features like an integrated camera, an advanced graphics processor with Intel GMA 3150 Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4.0, and a multi-card reader that supports SD Memory Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card and RS-MMC.

ASUS Eee PC T91
ASUS Eee PC T91
Estimated Price: $299
Dimensions: 8.9″ x 6.5″ x 1.1″
Weight: 2.1 pounds
Processor: Intel Atom Z520 / 1.33 GHz
Hard Drive: 16 GB Solid State Drive
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Battery Type: Lithium Polymer
Battery Life: 5 hours
Memory: N/A
Ram: DDR2 SDRAM / 1 GB (2 GB max)

These ASUS netbooks under $300 are extremely portable and very tiny compared to the other mini laptops in this list. They come with an installed ram size of 1 GB but it is capable of as much as 2 GB. The ASUS Eee T91 weighs in at just over 2 pounds and are only of the lightest and most slim tablet PCs on the market. They provide features like allowing you to read documents, surf the web or jot ideas down in digital notebooks. You can also take advantage of the unique software that enables you to create photo albums, touch up your pictures or even design and customize your own cartoons or emoticons, which makes them some of the more versatile and fun cheap netbooks under $300 for sale.

Dell Inspiron Mini 10
Dell Inspiron Mini 10
Estimated Price: $275
Dimensions: 10.3″ x 7.2″ x 1″
Weight: 2.6 pounds
Processor: Intel Atom Z520 / 1.33 GHz
Hard Drive: 160 GB
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Battery Type: 3-cell lithium ion
Battery Life: N/A
Memory: L2 Cache / 512 KB
Ram: DDR2 SDRAM / 1 GB

The Dell Inspiron Mini 10 is easily one of the highest selling and most popular cheap netbooks under $300. They come in a wide variety of colors and styles, however not all of them are priced as low as others, so be sure to shop around. The Inspiron Mini 10 come with tons of awesome wireless and entertainment features and are very portable and great for using on-the-go, whether you're a student or a business person. These Dell netbooks under $300 have a 10.1-inch TFT widescreen display and a max resolution of 1024 x 576 (WSVGA). Other features include the LED-backlit, TrueLife and glossy display options and a 3-in-1 card reader which supports SD Memory Card, Memory Stick and MultiMediaCard.

Lenovo IdeaPad S10
Lenovo IdeaPad S10
Estimated Price: $259
Dimensions: 9.8″ x 7.2″ x 1.1″
Weight: 2.6 pounds
Processor: Intel Atom N270 / 1.6 GHz
Hard Drive: 160 GB
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Battery Type: 3-cell lithium ion
Battery Life: 2.5 hours
Memory: L2 Cache / 512 KB
Ram: DDR2 SDRAM / 1 GB (2 GB max)

At about 1-inch thin, the Lenovo IdeaPad S10 is among the best netbooks under $300 thanks to its compact portability, the number of standard features it comes with, and its affordability. They have a 4-in-1 card reader that supports SD Memory Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO and MultiMediaCard and a nice graphics processor with Intel GMA 950 Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0. Another cool thing about these cheap netbooks under $300 is the 1-year warranty they come with and other features like the integrated camera with a 1.3-megapixel display.

Now you have plenty of netbooks under $300 to think about -- one from each of the top 5 best laptop brands on the market today. Be sure to check out my other InfoBarrel articles related to this topic for other tips on how to save money on an ultra-portable minicomputer or tablet PC by buying refurbished or second hand netbooks under $300.
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