Laptops for $600 or Less
Consumer Reports identifies solid low-priced models from Gateway, Lenovo, and Microsoft
Here’s something you might not know: It’s entirely possible to find a solid and reliable laptop for less than $1,000. In fact, several fine examples in our laptop ratings sell for less than half that.
They’re well-suited for today’s challenges, enabling you to effortlessly browse the web, edit office documents, and conduct Zoom calls with the built-in webcam. They might not be the fastest or most powerful laptops on the market, and they might not look especially “fancy,” but they’ll serve you well.