Budget Ultrabooks Reviewed: What’s The Best Deal?

Ultrabooks were pretty expensive when they debuted in late 2011, but now prices have come down to earth. A new wave of Windows-powered portables deliver instant-on responsiveness, long battery life and slim and light designs for less than $800. What do you give up at this price? Not much. Bargain Ultrabooks sacrifice a solid state drive for a larger hard drive combined with a smaller SSD, which results in less overall speed but more room for your stuff. From Acer and Dell to HP and Toshiba, read on to find out which value-price Ultrabook is right for you.

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  1. Tom Sanders Says:

    Just wasted my time reading this review – looked below the story and noticed that the feature is sponsored. You guys undermine your credibility with this.

  2. Mark Spoonauer, LAPTOP Editor in Chief Says:

    Hi Tom. Thanks for your note. The ad in question has no bearing on our evaluations. The same applies to any other ad on our site.

  3. Doc Says:

    I find it difficult to believe that there is only ONE ultrabook worthy of review. Something just isn’t right here.

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