Which is best laptop under 200 pounds in UK 2020?
Do you think there can be a decent laptop under 200 pounds in UK? This is the list of handpicked, top 200 pounds UK laptops of 2020 and the first one on our list costs less than 180 pounds.
Things to keep in mind when buying a laptop under 200 pounds in UK
Processor: Atom, Celeron, Pentium processors dominate this price territory. The latest generation is a lot more efficient – both in terms of performance and battery life. They generate less heat and certain laptops under 200 pounds are even fanless – like the one shown above. If you do performance intensive work, consider going for laptops under 400 pounds as they pack i3 and i5 processors that bring a lot more power.
Display: You will find a lot of netbooks under this range. These types of laptops have 12-inch or smaller display. There are few full size mainstream laptops too. If you will be on the road or move, consider getting a netbook as they weigh under 1.5 kilos and amazingly easy to carry around – just like an iPad. Otherwise, a laptop with 15-inch or 13-inch screen is a better bet.
Storage: Netbooks mostly come with eMMC or SSD flash storage which is expandable through microSD card slot. The storage capacities vary from 32-64GB in under 200 pounds laptops category. Mainstream laptops under 200 pounds come with 500GB hard disk.
Operating system: Other than windows, you will also find several laptops with ChromeOS. This operating system does not catch viruses or trojans. It is ideal for those who only do web surfing and work within a web browser. Since ChromeOS is nothing but a web browser, it is incredibly efficient and that translates to excellent battery life.
Best laptop under 200 pounds in UK 2020
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 1
The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 1 features best build quality and offers long battery life for under 200 pounds. Powered by latest dual core AMD A4 processor, it is very thin and easy to carry around. The keyboard has superb feedback and will give you about 7-8 hours on single charge. There are two USB ports, USB-C, HDMI and micro SD card slot which helps you expand built in storage.
The storage is flash-type and that helps launching programs instantly. Lenovo IdeaPad S130 weighs just 1.4kg and less than 2cm thick which makes it super easy to carry around. It comes with Windows 10 and Office 2019 pre-loaded so you will be productive right out of box. Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 1 is clearly the best laptop under 200 pounds right now.
14 Inch HD Laptop, 1.4kg weight, Bluetooth 4.2, 2 x USB ports, microSD, HDMI connection, earphone and mic combo, power jack and Microsoft Office 2019
AMD A4 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC storage, Windows 10 Home S Mode
Asus VivoBook E402YA
If you are a traveler or someone who wants a compact laptop under 200 pounds, Asus VivoBook E402YA would be best choice. It weighs under 1.65kg and offers 10-hour battery life which makes it best for on-the-go computing. It has beautiful design and fits snugly in your purse or shoulder bag.
The keyboard on Asus VivoBook E402YA has ergonomic design with decent key travel, making it ideal for long typing sessions. The sensitive touchpad works excellent with windows 10 gestures. Asus E402YA has 14″ display packing HD resolution. You will love this little laptop. It is cheap and gets the job done without bringing your bank balance to zero.
14 inches HD WXGA LED 1366 x 768 Pixels
AMD E2-7015 Processor, 64GB eMMC storage paired with 4GB memory
Operating System : Windows 10 Home in S mode
HP Stream 14
The HP Stream 14 is a portable, lightweight and powerful laptop around 200 pounds that is great for travellers and those who love a laptop with great battery life. It has anti glare 14″ display and has semi-rugged design allowing you to use it anywhere. We love the fact that HP has included free one year subscription of Office 365 Personal which would ensure that you are productive right out of the box.
It has large, spacious keyboard and trackpad for effortless typing and navigation experience. Its thin ultra-portable design will convince you that this cheap laptop was never meant to stand still. Its large 41Wh battery will give you more than 10-hours of runtime. The OS runs off flash storage so everything loads instantly. You can expand internal storage using microSD card.
* AMD A4-9125 dual core processor
* AMD Radeon R3 GPU, Windows 10 Home operating system + Office 365 1-year subscription
* 4GB RAM, 64 GB EMMC flash storage, microSD card slot, 1.2kg
Jumper EZbook X3
Jumper EZbook X3 comes with windows 10 pre-loaded and costs just under 200 pounds. It has amazing build quality and slim design that lets users to take it with themselves everywhere they go. Even though this laptop is cheap, it never feels cheap. It never bends or creaks when pressure is applied. The hinges are very well made and the laptop will not fail for many years to come. It has stellar 6-8 hour battery life. The keyboard is comfortable and excellent for long typing sessions.
Jumper EZbook X3 comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB of storage, expandable via micro SD card. It is great for casual web browsing and even some work on Office applications. Since it runs windows, there are no application compatibility issues.
* 13.3″ FHD Windows 10 Laptop, Intel Apollo Lake N3350 CPU, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage, Windows 10
While there are several other laptops under 200 pounds, they either have shabby specifications or questionable brand or build quality. That is why they did not make to this list.