Best Laptops Under $600 (2020)

Latest Top Laptops Under 600 dollars

For under $600, you can find well designed laptop, with good performance, having the latest hardware specifications. For around 600 dollars, you can get a great laptop, suitable for school, light gaming, work and business. In addition, you can also use the laptop for watching movies, browsing the web, video conferencing and editing Microsoft Office documents.

For less than $600, a laptop should have certain minimum specifications. This is to ensure you get the performance you deserve from the device. Features taken into consideration, include the CPU, RAM, Storage capacity, design and build quality, screen size and type, in addition to battery life.

The laptop that you buy for $600, should be able to have good performance. You don’t want to be in a situation where the programs you use, take several seconds to open, and are slow to your commands. This is where the CPU, comes into play. The laptop you get, should have a minimum of an Intel Core i5, or a Ryzen 5. With this, running the latest programs, smoothly, is possible.

If you are like most people, then you’ll have several programs open at the same time. Maybe a word document, browser, excel document, and a PDF file, all open at the same time. You need to be able to switch between these, without having lags, and performance issues. For that reason, the laptop you buy, should have at least 8GB of RAM. This, enables you to run several programs at the same time without having to wait for each to become responsive when you switch between them.

For 6oo dollars, you should get at least 500GB of storage capacity. This gives you the freedom of storing thousands of music and photo files, in addition to having several large files and movies. With 500GB, you don’t always have to delete some of your programs and files to make room for others.

Speaking of the display, the size preference, is usually quite subjective. Here, you’ll find 12, 13, 14 inch, 17 and 15 inch under $600 laptops. Most of the time 14 inches, provides a good balance between portability and productivity. The display quality, can be High Definition (HD) or Full HD.

One of the most overlooked features when most people buy laptops, is the battery life. With a long battery life, you don’t have to worry about sitting next to a power outlet in any room. In addition, you can comfortably carry the laptop around without the power adapter. (after a full recharge).

You should also have a look at the best laptops under $700, in addition to the best laptops under $800.

All the laptops listed here, meet the above minimum specifications. For under $600, you’ll find laptops from brands such as Dell, Lenovo, Asus, HP, Acer and Microsoft Surface.

The Following are the Best Laptops Under $600 (2020):

1Acer Nitro 5 – 15.6 IPS FHD 1920 x 1080 Gaming Laptop


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CPU 2.1 GHz Ryzen 5 2600H
GPU AMD Radeon RX 560
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 8 GB
Storage Space 256 SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports USB, Ethernet, HDMI, Audio Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.3 x 10 x 1 inches
Weight 5.07 pounds
Pros Performance, Quality display
Cons Quite heavy for some people

2ASUS VivoBook 15.6 Inch FHD 1080P Laptop


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CPU AMD Ryzen 3 3200U Processor (2.6 GHz base frequency up to 3.5 GHz, 2 Cores, 4MB Cache)
GPU AMD Radeon Vega 3
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage Space 256GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Ports HDMI, USBs, Audio Jack, Ethernet
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.4 x 9.1 x 0.8 inches
Weight 3.75 pounds
Pros Good performance, Long battery life, Quality display
Cons None

3Dell 15 3000 Premium Biz PC Laptop


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CPU AMD Dual-Core AMD A9-9425 Processor (3.10GHz Base, Turbo upto 3.70GHz)
GPU Integrated APU-Radeon R5 Graphics
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1366x768 pixels
RAM 8 GB SO-RIMM
Storage Space 256 GB
Operating System Windows 10 Pro
Ports 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x SD Card Reader, 1 x HDMI, 1 x RJ45, 1 x Headphone & Microphone Audio Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 15 x 10.2 x 0.9 inches
Weight 5 pounds
Pros Good performance, Long Battery life
Cons Weight

4Lenovo 15.6 HD LED High Laptop


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CPU Intel Quad Core i5-8265U Processor (1.60 GHz to 3.90 GHz Turbo, 6M Cache)
GPU Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1366 x 768
RAM 8 GB DDR4
Storage Space 128 GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports USB, Audio, Ethernet, HDMI
Dimensions (L x W x H) 20.2 x 12.1 x 2.9cm
Weight 3.96 pounds
Pros Good performance
Cons Storage capacity

5Acer Aspire 5 Slim Laptop


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CPU Intel Core i5-10210U
GPU Intel UHD Graphics
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage Space 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Ports HDMI, USBs, Audio Jack, Ethernet
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.31 x 9.86 x 0.71 inches
Weight 5.75 pounds
Pros Good performance, Long battery life
Cons Might be heavy for some people

6HP 15-inch FHD Laptop, 10th Gen Intel Core i5


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CPU 10th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-1035G1, Quad-Core, 1.0 GHz base frequency, up to 3.6 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology
GPU Intel UHD
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 8 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM
Storage Space 256 GB Solid-State Drive
Operating System Windows 10
Ports HDMI, USBs, Ethernet, Audio Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.11 x 9.53 x 0.71 inches
Weight 3.75 pounds
Pros Long battery life, Good performance, Lightweight and Portable
Cons None

7Lenovo Flex 14 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop


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CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3500U mobile Processor
GPU AMD Radeon Vega 8
Display Size 14 inches
Display Resolution 1920x1080 pixels
RAM 12 GB DDR4
Storage Space 256 GB Flash Memory Solid State
Operating System Windows 10
Ports HDMI, USB-C, and USB 3.1 inputs
Dimensions (L x W x H) 12.9 x 9 x 0.7 inches
Weight 3.52 pounds
Pros Very good performance, Quality display, Long battery life
Cons NA

8Dell Inspiron 5000 15.6 Full HD Touchscreen Laptop


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CPU 8th Gen Intel Core i3-8130U 2 2GHz processor (4M Cache up to 3 40 GHz)
GPU Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 8 GB DDR4
Storage Space 256 GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports 2 x USB 3 1 1 x USB 2 0 1x HDMI 1x Headphone output/Microphone input combo SD/SDHC/SDXC media reader
Dimensions (L x W x H) 19.4 x 13.5 x 3.1 inches
Weight 4.85 pounds
Pros Good performance, Quality display
Cons NA

9HP (17-BY1053DX) 17.3 Laptop – Core i5-8265U – 8GB Memory – 256GB SSD


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CPU 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8265U mobile processor
GPU Intel HD Graphics 620
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Resolution 1600 x 900
RAM 8 GB DDR4
Storage Space 256 GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports HDMI, Audio Jack, USBs, Ethernet
Dimensions (L x W x H) 16.3 x 10.7 x 5.3
Weight 13.1 ounces
Pros Large display
Cons Quite Heavy

10HP 14 Premium FHD IPS Laptop, 10th Gen i5-1035G4


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CPU 10th Gen Intel Core i5-1035G4 Processor at 1.1GHz, up to 3.7GHz
GPU Intel UHD Graphics
Display Size 14 inches
Display Resolution 1920x1080 pixels
RAM 8 GB
Storage Space 512 GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, 2 USB 3.1 Type-A, 1 HDMI 1.4b, 1 Media Card Reader.
Dimensions (L x W x H) 12.8 x 8.9 x 0.7 inches
Weight 3.24 pounds
Pros Large storage capacity, Good performance, Quality display, Long battery life
Cons None

11Dell Inspiron i3583 15.6 HD Touch-Screen Laptop


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CPU Intel i5-8265U, Quad-core, eight-way, Intel Turbo Boost
GPU Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1366x768
RAM  8GB ddr4
Storage Space 256GB Solid State Drive
Operating System Windows 10
Ports USBs, HDMI, Ethernet, Audio Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 15 x 10.2 x 0.8 inches
Weight 4.4 pounds
Pros Good performance
Cons Weight

12HP 15 Laptop, 15.6 HD Touch Display, AMD Ryzen 7 Laptop


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CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700U 2.3 - 4.0GHz Quad-core Processor
GPU AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 Graphics
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1366x768
RAM 8GB RAM
Storage Space 128GB NVMe SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports 1x HDMI, 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen 1, 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1
Dimensions (L x W x H) 9.5 x 14.1 x 0.7 inches
Weight 3.8 pounds
Pros Very good performance
Cons Storage capacity

13Lenovo Flex 14 Convertible Laptop, 14 Inch FHD


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CPU Intel Core I5-8265U Processor,
GPU Intel UHD Graphics 615
Display Size 14 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage Space 128 GB
Operating System Windows 10
Ports 2 USB ports, 1 USB-C port, a card reader, HDMI port, and audio jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 12.9 x 9 x 0.7 inches
Weight 3.52 pounds
Pros Good performance, Quality display, Long battery life
Cons Storage capacity might be inadequate for some people

14Dell Latitude 7390 Business Laptop


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CPU Intel Core i5-8350U Quad-Core processor
GPU Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display Size 13.3 inches
Display Resolution 1920x1080
RAM 8 GB DDR4
Storage Space 512 GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port and two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports (one with PowerShare). Built-in stereo speakers, dual microphones
Dimensions (L x W x H) 12 x 8.2 x 0.7 inches
Weight 2.6 pounds
Pros Large storage capacity, Good performance, Lightweight and Portable, Long battery life, quality display
Cons None

15Lenovo ideapad S340 15.6 HD Premium Home & Business Laptop


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CPU Intel Quad Core i5-8265U Processor (1.60 GHz to 3.90 GHz Turbo, 6M Cache)
GPU Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
RAM 8GB DDR4 2400 MHz RAM
Storage Space 128 GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports USBs, HDMI, Ethernet, Audio Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.1 x 9.6 x 0.7 inches
Weight 3.96 pounds
Pros Good performance, Long battery life
Cons Storage might be inadequate for some people

16Microsoft – Surface 13.5 Touchscreen Laptop


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CPU 1 GHz Intel Core i3
GPU Intel HD Graphics 615
Display Size 13.5 inches
Display Resolution 2256 x 1504
RAM 4 GB
Storage Space 128 GB
Operating System Windows 10 S
Ports USBs
Dimensions (L x W x H) 12.1 x 8.8 x 0.6 inches
Weight 2.76 pounds
Pros Lightweight and Portable, Quality Display, Good performance, Long battery life
Cons Storage capacity

17Dell Vostro 14 HD LED-Backlit Screen Business Laptop


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CPU 7th Gen Intel® Core i3-7020U 2.30GHz Dual-Core Processor (3MB SmartCache)
GPU  Intel HD Graphics 620 
Display Size 14 inches
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
RAM 8 GB DDR4
Storage Space 256 GB
Operating System Windows 10
Ports 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI, 1 x VGA, 1 x Combination Audio Jack, 1 x RJ-45 Connector, 1 x SD Media Card Reader
Dimensions (L x W x H) 15 x 10.2 x 0.8 inches
Weight 5.75 pounds
Pros Good performance
Cons Might be heavy for some people

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