HP aka Hewitt Packard has been manufacturing computers since the year 1940. The desktops and laptops launched by this company are durable and budget-friendly right from the day 1 it started the business. This is the reason why HP is a popular and highly respected brand in all countries where it sells computing devices.

If we talk about portable computers, HP has introduced many laptops for every budget. Its cheapest laptops are priced within 200 to 300 dollars (below 18K), each belonging to the HP Stream series. The costliest and the most powerful HP notebooks cost within 1000 or 3000 dollars. They’re branded as Omen, Envy or Elitebook. This article will make technology enthusiasts like you the latest and best HP laptops for every budget.

best HP laptops under 500 USD

The laptops in this section are ideal for college students. They have basic features for running presentations, website, program designing tools.

HP Pavillion BP:

hp pavillion bp - best laptops under 500 with dedicated graphics

If you want to a buy an HP laptop with a big screen and powerful hardware then Pavillion BP is the best available option for you. Equipped with an HD (resolution of 1366 x 768 pixel) 15.60 inches touchscreen display, this laptop from HP has a 1.8 GHz quad-core AMD A6 series processor. The max clock speed of this CPU is around 4.0 GHz.

The HP laptop packs an AMD R4 GPU and it offers 4GB of video memory. It provides 1 terabyte of storage space on a mechanical HDD. The Pavillion BP laptop has 47 WHr 4 cell battery, 8GB SDRAM, and a B & O sound system. It has an optical drive.

Price: 500 USD

HP X360 2 in 1

hp pavillion x360 2 in 1 touchscreen laptop under 500 USD

This is one of the lightest HP laptops ever. It has been designed for business use. X360 has a very long battery life of 5 hours. It features the powerful 6th generation Intel Core i3 CPU along with HD Intel 540 chip. X360 offers 2048 MB VRAM.

This laptop is just 15.7 millimeters thin. It can run Ubuntu, Windows 8.1, 7 and free disk operating systems. X360 comes with a LED backlit 13.3 inches touchscreen WLED display with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. It has 4GB SDRAM.

HP X360 Pavillion supports SATA storage drives. Users can tilt the screen up to 360 degrees to use X360 as a Windows tablet. This HP laptop under 500 USD doesn’t have an optical drive. It runs on Windows 10 OS.

Price: 1500
HP stream price under 200 dollars.

HP Chromebook 14:

This is the best selling HP Chromebook till date. The Chromebook 14 comes with SSD of 16GB capacity and it can store 100GB data on Google drive cloud platform free of cost.

This laptop runs on Google Chrome OS. It features 500+ minutes of battery backup, 2GB DDR3L RAM and a 14 inches display with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution.

The HP Chromebook 14 is powered by a 1400 MHz Intel dual-core Celeron processor. This laptop comes in various attractive color options and Ocean Turquoise is the most favorite color among the customers.

Ocean Turquoise colored HP Chromebook 14 for college students

Price: Within 180 to 350 dollars.

HP Envy Sleekbook M6

This is a TouchSmart series laptop from HP that runs Microsoft Windows 8 operating system. The SleekBook M6 has 6GB SDRAM and it is stuffed with AMD quad-core A10 processor and Radeon 8610G GPU. It has a LED backlit 15.6 inches diagonal touchscreen display, 750 GB HDD, Beats sound technology and compact design.

HP sleekbook m6

Price: $500

Top Hp budget laptops within 500 to 1000$

HP Envy Touchsmart 17-j135cl:

This is a touchscreen laptop that features a BrightView technology based 17.3 inches diagonal display. Touchsmart j135cl has 4th generation core i7 Intel Haswell architecture based 64 bits processor. It offers around 1700 megabytes of video memory.

This HP laptop under 1000 features 16GB of RAM. It has 1TB hard disk drive, 4 speakers with inbuilt subwoofers, DVD writer, and Windows 8.1 operating system. Due to its high volume of RAM, Envy Touchsmart 17-j135cl is suitable for gaming, running complex IDE tools and editing high-resolution images, video files (graphic design).

Touchsmart 17.3 laptop - best HP laptops under 500 dollars

Price: Around 800 dollars.

HP Envy 15-k016nr:

This is a 1.7 GHz Intel Core i5 chip (model 4210U) powered HP laptop with 15.6 inches display and Windows 8.1 operating system. Envy 15-k016nr comes with a DDR3L architecture based 8GB SDRAM. It has a 1TB HDD, Intel HD 4400 graphics chipset, beats sound system, DVD burner, and an HD 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. The hardware in this HP laptop is energized by a lithium ION battery. Envy 15-k016nr has an acceptable battery backup of around 300 minutes.

HP envy touchscreen laptop

Price: 700 dollars

Please note that each laptop I’ve shared above has a Bluetooth, WLAN, USB ports, SD card reader and HP TrueVision high-definition webcam.


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