Our favorite picks for laptops under 400 bucks for the month of February 2014.
Inspiron 15 Non-Touch – $399.99 @ Dell.com
4th Generation Intel® Core™ i3-4010U processor (3M Cache 1.7 GHz)
Windows 8.1 (64Bit) English
4GB Single Channel DDR3 1600MHz (4GBx1)
500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
Intel® HD Graphics 4400
15.6 inch LED Backlit Display with Truelife and HD resolution (1366 x 768)
Go for Inspiron 15 if you are looking for an all purpose laptop whether it is running processor intensive applications or gaming. This laptop will be able to play a number of games on medium-high settings such as Dota 2, Fifa 14, Starcraft 2, Torchlight 2, Counter-Strike GO, Diablo 3, Civilization 5 and many more!
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 10 10.1-Inch Touchscreen Laptop – $349.99 @ Amazon.com
Intel Celeron Dual-Core N2806 1.6 GHz Processor
2GB DDR3 RAM
320 GB 5400RPM Hard Drive
10.1-Inch Touchscreen Display (1366 x 768)
Windows 8; Microsoft Office Home & Student; 4-Hour Battery Life
Go for the Lenovo Ideapad if you are looking for something portable that you can use for scribbling notes or watching videos on the go. This laptop will serve the basic purpose such as office, browsing however don’t expect it to run latest games smoothly.
Dell i15RV-1333BLK - $298.00 @ Walmart.com — BEST ONE!!
Intel Core i3-3227U processor 1.90GHz, 3MB Cache
6GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory
500GB SATA Hard Drive
Windows 8 Operating System
15.6 inch LED Backlit Display (1366 x 768)
Go for the Dell i15RV-1333BLK if you are tight on budget. The Dell i15RV-1333BLK has processing power almost equal to the Inspiron 15 Non Touch listed above but scores poorly on the graphic power. This laptop will be the best deal for laptops under $400.