As the laptop continues its dominance in the market, the device’s importance has rised with a rapid rate during the past few years. With notable choices such as Google’s Chromebook and forthcoming ultra-thin laptops, the market is an expensive one; however, there are still countless laptops that can be purchased under $1000. Voiceable has compiled a list of the top 10 best laptops available for under a grand.

10 – Toshiba Satellite Pro A210-EZ2201:

The Toshiba Satellite Pro A210-EZ2201 isn’t one of the best performing laptops under a thousand dollars in terms of battery life, but it certainly delivers intriguing features including:

  • 15.4 inch screen
  • AMD processor
  • DVD writer

9 – Dell Inspiron 1525:

With several notable features, the Dell Inspiron 1525 stands out due to its somewhat useful bulky design due to the structure of the laptop. Additions include:

  • Instant on button
  • Dual headphone jacks
  • HDMI port

8 – Acer Aspire 5920-6954:

In what has featured a borderline price of $1000, the Acer Aspire 5920-6954 is another one of Acer’s commendable laptops. Notable features are:

  • Dedicated graphics chip
  • HDMI port
  • 250GB hard drive

7 – Acer AC700-1099 Chromebook:

Google’s Chromebook has been a breakthrough in the laptop market since its marketing push by Google. One of the laptops utilizing Google’s Chrome OS is Acer with their AC700-1099 Chromebook, which features:

  • $349 price tag
  • 11.6 inch screen
  • Intel Atom N570 processor

6 – HP Pavilion dm4-2180us:

In terms of multimedia use and particularly gaming, the HP Pavilion dm4-2180us can’t be beaten for its price of $649 with features entailing:

  • Intel core i5 processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • Eight hours battery life

5 – Toshiba Portégé R835-P56x:

The Toshiba Portégé R835-P56x is one the sleekest laptops under 1000 dollars available in the current market. In addition to a lightweight design, it features:

  • 640GB hard drive
  • Eight hours battery life
  • 4GB RAM

4 – Dell XPS 15Z:

Boasting a strikingly similar design to Apple’s Macbook pro line-up, the Dell XPS 15Z packs various useful and indeed powerful features into a sleek looking device such as:

  • Intel Core i5 dual core processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • 15.6 inch screen

3 – Lenovo Edge E420S:

The Lenovo Edge E420S is an extremely sleek laptop that is available for at an affordable $797. Considering its price, these features are a steal:

  • 320GB hard drive
  • 4GB RAM
  • 14 inch screen

2 – HP Pavilion dv2660se:

At just under a thousand dollars, the HP Pavilion dv2660se has an excellent battery life performance which exceeds into a good several hours. Features are:

  • 14.1 inch screen
  • Upgrading options
  • Massive battery life

1 – Samsung Q45:

The Samsung Q45 is one of, if not the best budget laptop that’s currently available on the market. Sure, it may be a few years old but it’s still a solid laptop with features entailing:

  • SD card reader
  • 1.3 mega pixel camera
  • VGA port