Entertainment Laptops Under $300

November 21, 2013


entertainment-laptopLaptops that are used for entertainment purposes need to have certain features. They will primarily be used for watching movies and TV series, and gaming. For all these uses a large LCD screen and good quality speakers are an advantage to get the best viewing experience. A large amount of storage space on the hard drive and a high quality graphics card are also important features. There are entertainment laptops that are available for under $300 that have these features.

HP 2060-2619wm

This laptop is ideal for watching movies as it has a HD widescreen display and Altec Lansing speakers for an enjoyable viewing experience. The screen size is 15.6″. It comes with 4GB of system memory which can be upgraded to 8GB. It has a 320GB hard drive which can store up to 168 hours of HD movies. If the laptop is to be used for streaming movies then it can connect to the internet wirelessly and has a four hour battery life.

Acer Aspire V5-131-2887

The Aspire series by Acer offers the performance and graphics tools that maximise digital entertainment. The 11.6″ screen is smaller than other laptops of this price but it does have an LED backlit screen with HD display and CineCrystal Widescreen so it still provides a good viewing experience. The 4GB of system memory that comes with this laptop can be upgraded to 8GB. The 320GB hard drive can store up to 91000 songs and it has built in wi-fi. This laptop comes with DDR3 SDRAM graphics memory with HDMI and VGA capabilities.

Toshiba Satellite C855-55118

The stand out feature of this laptop is that the 4GB system memory can be expanded to 16GB. The hard drive size is 320GB which provides plenty of storage space for music and movies. The 15.6″ screen has TruBrite TFT display. The Intel HD Graphics comes with shared graphics memory. The battery life is three and a half hours which is less than other laptops in this price range but is still long enough to watch a movie or at least two TV shows. If the laptop is connected to a power outlet then this does not become a problem.


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