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20 Best Cheap Laptop Computers in Sydney [2024]

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Cheap Laptop Computers Sydney

Cheap Laptop Computers Sydney

Looking for the best cheap laptop computers Sydney? Look no further! In this blog post, we will list 20 of the best cheap laptops that you can find in Sydney. Whether you are looking for a budget laptop or something more powerful, we have you covered. So what are you waiting for? Read on to find the perfect cheap laptop computers Sydney for your needs!

1) Acer Aspire 5

Key FeaturePowered by the latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors
Where to BuyClick here
Price$897.00

The Aspire 5 comes with a Core i5-1035G1 CPU, an Intel UHD 620 GPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. The Aspire 5’s 15.6-inch 1080p IPS display and Core i5-8250U processor give it plenty of entertainment and gaming capacity when combined.

Key Differentiators:

  • Has Blue Light Shield
  • Strong hardware spec
  • Video editing with NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX2050

2) HUAWEI MateBook D14 2020

Key FeatureIntegrated design for power button and touch fingerprint sensor
Where to BuyClick here
Price$798.00

The Huawei MateBook D14 is an excellent, budget-friendly laptop for anyone searching for a sleek and thin computer. Its 9.5 hour battery life means it can easily last throughout the day, and it can be charged via USB-C for added convenience.

Key Differentiators:

  • 14-inch IPS anti-glare screen with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, and a brightness of 250 nits (typical)
  • The MateBook D 14 weighs only 1.38 kg and is 15.9 mm thick
  • 16:9 aspect ratio with 4.8 mm top and side bezels

3) Lenovo IdeaPad L3 15

Key FeatureHas an Intel Celeron N4000 processor
Where to Buyhttps://www.lenovo.com/au/en/p/laptops/ideapad/ideapad-l-series/ideapad-l3-/88ipl301558
Price$1,329.00

The Lenovo IdeaPad L3 15 is a great choice if you’re looking for an affordable laptop that can handle light computing tasks. Its larger 15.6-inch display makes it easier to view for an entire workday, and although it only has a slower HDD, it offers 1TB of storage space. This PC has Windows 10 Home as its operating system, and it runs on the 1.9GHz Intel Celeron 5205U CPU without any issues; however, you may want to upgrade to a 10th generation Intel Core i3-10110U processor if you plan on using more demanding apps.

Key Differentiators:

  • The display is a 15.60-inch LED backlit panel with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels
  • The battery life is up to six hours
  • It comes with Windows Hello and a fingerprint reader for security as a physical webcam shutterConclusionSo there you have it

4) Asus VivoBook 15

Key FeatureIntel Core i3-8145u (up to 3.9GHz)
Where to BuyClick here
Price$861.33

The Asus VivoBook 15 sports a high-resolution display that, thanks to its small bezels, appears to be much larger than it actually is. The full-blooded version of Windows 10 is accessible, and it needs an Intel Core i3 CPU, Intel UHD 620 GPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 256GB NVMe solid-state drive. If you can find the AMD Ryzen 5 3500U CPU variants with 8GB of RAM, you’ll get somewhat higher processing performance for roughly the same price.

Key Differentiators:

  • 15.6 inch FHD 4-way NanoEdge bezel Display with a stunning 88% screen-to-body ratio
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM and 128GB SSD; Windows 10 Home s
  • Ergonomic backlit chiclet keyboard with fingerprint sensor activated via Windows Hello
  • Exclusive ErgoLift design for an improved typing position

Customer’s Review:

This great looking laptop is a value choice while still getting low weight and descent performance (SSD and I3 processor). The back-lit keyboard and nice screen (1920 x 1080) were appreciated touches for the primary user; my son. I like the ASUS brand generally.

Rob T

5) Microsoft Surface Go 2

Key Feature10 hrs battery life
Where to Buyhttps://www.microsoft.com/en-au/d/surface-go-2/8pt3s2vjmdr6?activetab=pivot:overviewtab
Price$629.00

The most cost-effective Surface Go 2 available in a store is powered by an Intel Pentium 4425Y processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. This device competes with some of the Chromebooks on the market. Although this model only has Wi-Fi connectivity and doesn’t have much storage space, it does include a MicroSD card slot for adding extra storage if needed.

Key Differentiators:

  • With a bigger 10.5” touchscreen
  • Most portable Surface 2-in-1
  • Includes built-in Dolby® Audio™

6) Dell Inspiron 15 3000

Key Feature11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
Where to Buyhttps://www.dell.com/en-au/shop/dell-laptops/inspiron-15-3000-laptop/spd/inspiron-15-3511-laptop
Price$791.00

The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 is one of the top budget laptops on the market, and it’s no surprise that Dell creates high-quality cheap computers. In fact, it will adequately meet all of your computing demands. The display on the Dell Inspiron 15 3000 is 15.6 inches, large enough to work with spreadsheets and movies without having to split the screen. This laptop has three USB ports and an HDMI out port for connecting peripherals. It’s also very portable, fitting nicely in a backpack or luggage bag.

Key Differentiators:

  • Windows 11 Home (S mode)
  • Intel® UHD Graphics
  • 8 GB, 1 x 8 GB, DDR4, 2666 MHz memory

Customer’s Review:

I’m using this laptop since many days and I experienced much smoothness in this laptop.Overall it is just awesome.

JEET

7) Dell G15 Special Edition i7-11800H, RTX 3050 Ti Gaming Laptop

Key FeatureUp to 6GB GDDR6 of dedicated memory
Where to Buyhttps://www.dell.com/en-au/work/shop/gaming-and-games/g15-gaming-laptop/spd/g-series-15-5525-laptop/smhng55251100au
Price$1,199.00

AMD Ryzen processors of Gell G15 are designed for powerful, consistent performance during gaming sessions. The new and improved thermal design features optimal cooling with dual air-intake, ultra-thin fan blades, copper pipes and four vents placed strategically around the system. So no matter how intense the action gets, your system will stay cool.

Key Differentiators:

  • With dominant discrete graphics up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 
  • A highly mobile, gaming-inspired design features
  • With the Alienware Command Center

8) Apple MacBook Pro 13″ with Apple M1 Chip

Key FeatureWith Apple M14 Chip
Where to BuyClick here
Price$1,899.00

The new Apple M1 chip redefines the 13-inch MacBook Pro, making it faster and more powerful than ever before. With an 8-core CPU that can handle complex workflows in photography, coding, video editing and more, plus an 8-core GPU that delivers great performance for graphics-intensive tasks and gaming, this is a powerful machine that can tackle anything you throw at it. And with up to 20 hours of battery life, you’ll be able to use it all day long without having to worry about recharging.

Key Differentiators:

  • Up to 20 hours of battery life
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID
  • Two Thunderbolt / USB-C ports

9) Acer Nitro 5

Key FeatureWith an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (8GB video RAM)
Where to BuyClick here
Price$2,147

Acer’s Nitro 5 laptops are designed for those who want powerful performance without spending a lot of money. Clearly gaming-oriented with its chunky, practical exterior and backlit keyboard (which some might not appreciate), theNitro 5 has plenty to offer non-gamers as well.

Key Differentiators:

  • Dedicated graphics card
  • Fast CPU
  • 15.6-inch FHD (1920 × 1080 resolution) display

10) Dell Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1

Key Feature14-inch IPS LCD, 1920×1080,touchscreen
Where to Buyhttps://www.dell.com/en-au/shop/dell-laptops/inspiron-14-2-in-1-laptop/spd/inspiron-14-7420-2-in-1-laptop/smhni7420n03au
Price$1,598.98

Do you enjoy the flexibility of a laptop and tablet in one? The Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1 has plenty of features and versatility for a very reasonable price. To create a tablet PC, the 14-inch Full HD display can be flipped back and around to sit on the rear of the machine, though it’s rather thick. The screen is touch-sensitive, enabling it to serve as a pen-enabled graphics tablet – an unusual bargain in this sector.

Key Differentiators:

  • 512GB SSD storage
  • Intel® Core™ i5-10210U processor
  • Versatile flip-over screen

Customer’s Review:

Being a non-user until now, thankfully I can google with my phone to figure out the basics, like save and attach.

newnotnew

11) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i

Key FeatureVersatile 14″ 2-in-1 laptop that you can use in four different ways
Where to BuyClick here
Price$1,499.00

The versatile IdeaPad Flex 5i Gen 7 14″ Intel will keep up with a rapidly evolving world. In laptop mode, you may work and study; in tent mode, you may enjoy entertainment; in stand mode, you may give presentations; and in tablet mode, you may read comfortably. To ensure long-term durability, its 360° hinge has been subjected to more than 25,000 tests. At just 17.8mm and 1.55kg, it’s extremely portable in three distinct hues.

Key Differentiators:

  • Multitask seamlessly with cutting-edge Intel® Core™ processing
  • Ample super quick memory & storage, plus a fast-charging battery
  • Enjoy lightning-quick Intel® Thunderbolt™ 4.0 & PCIe SSD storage technology
  • Ultraportable and durable, with a choice of brilliant WUXGA displays

12) HP Pavilion 15

Key Feature15.6″ diagonal FHD touch display
Where to Buyhttps://www.hp.com/au-en/shop/laptops-tablets/personal-laptops/pavilion-laptops/hp-pavilion-laptop-15-eh1111au-5s2l6pa.html
Price$1,189.00

HP’s Pavilion laptops offer a great deal of features for budget-friendly prices. They’re suitable for many purposes, like working from home. You can find models with different processor and RAM set-ups, but we recommend the AMD Ryzen 5 machines as they provide excellent power without being too expensive.

Key Differentiators:

  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 processor
  • Windows 11 Home
  • AMD Radeon™ Graphics

Customer’s Review:

I got this as a gift to my daughter and didn’t give it to her yet. 5 stars for price and comparative value!

Marc McLovin

13) Infinity 17.3″ 165Hz QHD Gaming Laptop

Key Feature16GB DDR4 3200MHz (1 x 16GB)
Where to BuyClick here
Price$2,599.00

The new “thin and light” Infinity M7-5R9R7N Gaming Notebook is now available. The M7-5R9R7N is best in class, with plenty of functions and a lot of punch, based on the latest AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU and Nvidia RTX 3070 MAX-P GPU. IPS 17.3″ 165Hz QHD with thin borders to maximize your visual experience; only 2.5Kg frame weight

Key Differentiators:

  • 17.3” QHD (2560 x 1440) IPS Panel Narrow bezel – 165Hz
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX Processor
  • 8GB GeForce RTX 3070 Max-P Graphics

14) Microsoft Surface Laptop Go

Key Feature10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor
Where to Buyhttps://www.microsoft.com/en-au/d/surface-laptop-go-for-business/8nr6d2wclc72
Price$1,036.67

The Surface Laptop Go has a 12.45 inch touchscreen display and feels very portable and compact, weighing 1.11kg. The resolution isn’t FullHD, but the pixel density is still 148PPI, which looks surprisingly good with the brightness cranked up.

Key Differentiators:

  • Up to 13 hours battery life
  • Ultra-thin and light at just 1,110 g
  • Front-facing 720p HD camera

15) HP 15.6” 15s-eq2142AU

Key FeatureQuad-Core Ryzen 3 5300U processor
Where to BuyClick here
Price$697.00

The HP 15.6-inch 15s with an AMD Ryzen 3 5300U processor, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and an AMD Radeon Integrated Graphics processor is being offered for $897 at the moment. If you’re looking for a 14-inch HP laptop, the 14s Intel Core i5-1155G7 model that includes 8GB RAM, Iris Xe Integrated Graphics and a 256GB SSD can be yours for $899 from HP’s store.

Key Differentiators:

  • 15.6″ Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 8 GB RAM
  • HP True Vision 720p HD camera

16) Microsoft Surface Go 3

Key FeatureBuilt-in security
Where to Buyhttps://www.microsoft.com/en-au/d/surface-go-3-for-business/8msjbnl8hbxw
Price$769.00

The Surface Go 3’s 10.5-inch PixelSense display with a 3 by 2 1920×1080 pixel resolution touchscreen is just like its predecessor, providing the same 400nit typical brightness with 1:1500 contrast ratio and 10-point capacitive touch that made it so great in the first place. You won’t need anything more in terms of visuals or usability.

Key Differentiators:

  • LTE Advanced
  • Up to 11 hours battery life
  • Intel® Core™ i3 processor

17) Acer Swift 3X

Key FeatureFingerprint reader
Where to BuyClick here
Price$1,332.00

The headline feature on Acer’s new Swift 3x is the introduction of Intel’s new discrete GPU, the Iris Xe Max Graphics. This supposedly allows for better graphical performance in collaboration with the integrated GPU. AlthoughIntel has stated that the discrete Xe Max Graphics was not created for gaming, it is optimized for things such as media encoding, image rendering and AI processing.

Key Differentiators:

  • Creative GPU performance
  • Intel Core i5-1135G7
  • 512GB SSD

18) Acer Chromebook Spin 311

Key FeatureRuns on Chrome OS
Where to BuyClick here
Price$499.00

The Acer Chromebook Spin 311 is a lightweight laptop that weighs just 1.05 kg and offers flexibility and mobility at an exceptionally low price. The Chromebook has a surprising amount of computing power thanks to its fantastic touchscreen display and compact 2-in-1 form, allowing you to get through the day with ease.

Key Differentiators:

  • 11.6-inch screen
  • 720p HDR webcam
  • 360-degree convertible modes

Customer’s Review:

I’m 72 and have been agonizing replacing my aging Asus laptop. Back and forth between a Chromebook or a laptop. Read reviews on the differences, threw a dart, and ordered this Chromebook. What a great decision.

Curt B

19) HP 14” Pavilion x360 Convertible

Key Feature14″ diagonal FHD touch display
Where to Buyhttps://www.hp.com/au-en/shop/hp-pavilion-x360-convertible-14-dy0174tu-4z1z6pa.html
Price$909.00

The HP Pavilion x360 Convertible is more expensive than some of the other laptops on this list, but it offers several excellent features that make it well worth the money. The convertible laptop comes with four viewing angles and a touchscreen, making it ideal for working or binge-watching a new Netflix series.

Key Differentiators:

  • 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 processor
  • Windows 11 Home
  • Intel® UHD Graphics

20) Acer Swift 3 EVO

Key FeatureSlim, lightweight, all-metal chassis
Where to BuyClick here
Price$798.00

Acer’s Swift 3 EVO is the perfect combination of function and price, offering excellent performance without breaking the bank. The compact, lightweight design makes it ideal for those who need a highly portable model, while its specs make it great for multi-tasking. The Swift 3 is a laptop that comes with Iris Xe graphics and Windows 11 pre-installed, making it perfect for work, school, or graphic design.

Key Differentiators:

  • Powered by Intel Evo
  • 14-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 resolution) IPS display
  • Pre-loaded with Windows 11

Cheap Laptop Computers Sydney

So there you have it, our top picks for the best cheap laptop computers Sydney. Whether you’re looking for a powerful workhorse or a lightweight and portable model, we’ve got you covered. Be sure to check out these cheap laptop computers Sydney and their specs before making your purchase, as they offer amazing value for the price.

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Australia. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Australia. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Australia has to offer.