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The Best Budget Laptops for 2022

These low-cost Windows laptops and Chromebooks can handle everyday computing (and sometimes more) with aplomb, and many ring up under $500.

00:00 Introduction
01:15 Best Budget Laptop for Most People: Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14
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02:42 Best Budget 2-in-1: Lenovo IdeaPad 5i 14 (2021)
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04:38 Best Budget Detachable 2-in-1: Microsoft Surface Go 3
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06:38 Best Budget Gaming Laptop: MSI Katana GF66
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08:20 Best Chromebook: Acer Chromebook Spin 514
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09:57 Best Budget Laptop for Kids: Dell Chromebook 11 (3100)
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11:27 Outro

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30 thoughts on “The Best Budget Laptops for 2022”

  1. Great lifesaver but I feel like the music drowns your description, not that the music is bad I just couldn't focus on your description, I usually just listen to videos while walking or doing something else.

  2. Just tap into a wave of company rollouts and get their old stuff. As Intel has been selling 14nm i5's from 2015-2021, a 2015 model is usually as good as a 2021 one and still more than enough for a student needing long battery life. Dell is great for self repair, Apple for display tech and overall refinement. So best bets are ex company Dell Latitudes or a MacBook Pro 2015. Both are around 250 bucks, beating any budget option in this video.

  3. I bought an apple laptop about 4-5 years ago and I was hugely disappointed as it stopped working last year . I’m needing a new laptop to help with my game capturing that is powerful to handle it ❤️ What would you suggest ? I don’t want to be spending silly money again on a laptop and just stops working

  4. i went on the link for the MSI Katana GF66 11UE-628AU Black 15.6INCH CORE I7 16GB 512GB RTX3060 W11H Gaming Laptop
    but it only showed MSI Katana GF66 11UE-628AU Black 15.6INCH CORE I5 16GB 512GB RTX3060 W11H Gaming Laptop

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