Not everybody wants a strong laptop computer, and although the HP Stream 11 is not going to win any efficiency accolades it’s a respectable selection as an affordable laptop computer on which to do homework, work with paperwork, browse the net, get pleasure from social media and watch on-line video.

The Stream has an 11.6in HD display screen, which is smaller than most, however excellent in order for you a machine that’s going to be simply moveable. This funds laptop computer weighs simply 1.06kg.

Sometimes retailing at £179, a Black Friday low cost sees a full copy of Microsoft Workplace Residence & Scholar (retails individually at £119.99) and a Jam moveable bluetooth speaker (£9.99) thrown in for simply £188.99.

Core specs embrace an Intel Celeron N4000 processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of solid-state storage, together with twin audio system, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, a primary webcam, a 3.5mm headphone jack, HDMI, a USB-C port and three USB ports. The battery is claimed to last as long as 13 hours, and although the storage allocation is moderately meagre, microSD help does allow you to develop this.

Quite than Home windows 10 Residence this laptop computer runs Home windows 10 S, which is primed for cheaper programs and education-oriented PCs. It’s extra streamlined and runs a lot sooner than full-fat Home windows, permitting the machine to additionally boot far more shortly, however a key distinction is it is going to run solely purposes out there within the Home windows Retailer.

Since it’s attainable to get Microsoft Phrase without cost, you would possibly want to purchase solely the HP Stream 11 itself, which we have seen as little as £139 for Black Friday. Try our dwell worth comparability beneath:


If the HP Stream 11 would not take your fancy, listed here are another nice offers on low-cost laptops below £300:

1. HP Stream 11 + Workplace Residence & Scholar + Jam Bluetooth Speaker

Now: £188.99  (£94.99 off)

A fantastic deal on a bundle that features a primary Home windows 10 S laptop computer with Microsoft Workplace subscription and a transportable Bluetooth speaker, with change from £200!

2. Lenovo V155 (15.6in FHD, Ryzen 3, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD)

Now: £279.90  (£20.09 off)

Although the Black Friday low cost itself is not large, it is a cracking laptop computer below £300. Providing double the reminiscence and solid-state storage of most laptops at this worth (8GB/256GB), it additionally has a 15.6in Full-HD display screen, a Ryzen Three processor, Home windows 10 Residence AND a DVD drive.

3. HP 15s-fq1514sa (15.6in FHD, Core i3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD)

Now: £299  (£170 off)

Certainly one of Currys’ TV-advertised offers, this 15.6in laptop computer has an enormous £170 off, bringing the value down to only £299. It has an honest spec – if not one of the best for a laptop computer at this worth at the moment – however comes from a really well-known and trusted model. You may’t go far fallacious with a Core i3 processor and 15.6in full-HD display screen at this worth.

4. HP 250 G7 (15.6in HD, Core i3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD)

Now: £289.97  (£60 off)

Our top-rated funds laptop computer, however with a barely decrease spec to assist deliver down the value. This 15.6in 250 G7 comes from a trusted model and presents a Core i3 processor with 128GB SSD.

5. Acer Aspire 3 (15.6in FHD, AMD Ryzen 3, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD)

Now: £259.97  (£70 off)

Now with an extra £40 off the value, this Aspire Three laptop computer is arguably essentially the most interesting of these listed right here, with each a 15.6in full-HD display screen and one of the best processor, the Ryzen 3 (additionally from AMD).

6. Acer Aspire Three A314-21 (14in HD, AMD A9, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD)

Now: £249  (£100 off)

Certainly one of a number of variations of the Acer Aspire 3, this one has an AMD processor and a 14in display screen.

7. Acer Aspire Three A315-22 (15.6in FHD, AMD A9, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD)

Now: £279.99  (£50 off)

Barely costlier than the Aspire Three listed above, this mannequin swaps out the SSD for an expansive 1TB HDD and is available in a flashy purple color.

8. Acer Aspire 3 (15.6in FHD, AMD A6, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD)

Now: £249.97  (£50 off)

By swapping out the AMD A9 for the extra power-efficient A6, on the identical worth Acer is ready to embrace a 15.6in display screen. This funds laptop computer additionally has a 1TB HDD for storage.

9. Lenovo IdeaPad S340 (15.6in FHD, AMD Ryzen 3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD)

Now: £269.99  (£80 off)

Cheaper than the 14in model of this identical laptop computer (beneath), this Ryzen Three laptop computer working Home windows 10 S presents staggering worth for cash with a 15.6in full-HD display screen below £300.

10. Lenovo IdeaPad S340-14API (14in FHD, AMD Ryzen 3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD)

Now: £259  (£120 off)

A improbable deal on a Home windows 10 S laptop computer below £300, but when portability is not the whole lot avoid wasting cash and get a bigger display screen on the 15.6in full-HD mannequin above. Each have the identical core spec with the Ryzen 3-3200U chip, 4GB of RAM and 128GB SSD.

11. Lenovo IdeaPad 320 (15.6in HD, Intel Core i3, 4GB RAM, 2TB HDD)

Now: £299.96  (£80 off)

The best-storage possibility in our round-up of funds laptop computer offers below £300, this Lenovo laptop computer has a 2TB arduous drive – excellent in case your storage wants are nice. It additionally runs a Core i3 processor and has a 15.6in HD display screen.

12. Lenovo IdeaPad S145-15IWL (15.6in HD, Core i3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD)

Now: £299  (£100 off)

Although you’ll find higher worth for cash within the laptops larger up our listing (whereas shares final), no-one can complain a few 15.6in Home windows 10 S laptop computer with a Core i3 processor at £299.

13. HP 250 G6 (15.6in FHD, Core i3, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD)

Now: £299.97  (£56 off)

A barely older mannequin than the 250 G7 at #1, however this laptop computer swaps out the 15.6in HD display screen for a full-HD model and prices solely £10 extra. Each run the Intel Core i3-7020U processor with 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD, together with Home windows 10 Residence.

14. HP 15-db0521sa (15.6in FHD, AMD A6, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD)

Now: £269  (£60 off)

This Home windows 10 laptop computer from HP stands out for its 15.6in full-HD show and 1TB of storage, although it is working a barely slower AMD A6 processor than some fashions in our round-up. You may nonetheless count on succesful efficiency for day by day computing duties.

15. HP Stream 14 (14in HD, AMD A4, 4GB RAM, 64GB SSD)

Now: £179  (£60 off)

In the event you simply want a primary laptop computer with out breaking the financial institution then that is discount from HP, with a no-frills AMD A4 processor that is not the quickest you will discover within the funds market however succesful for many day by day computing duties. It is received what you want, plus features a one-year subscription to Workplace 365 with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage.

16. Lenovo IdeaPad S130 (11.6in HD, Intel Celeron, 4GB RAM, 64GB SDD)

Now: £119.99  (£80 off)

Have to do primary computing on the go with out spending a fortune? The S130 is a superb selection at means below £150 and even consists of  a 1-yr subscription to Workplace 365 and 1TB of OneDrive storage. Notice the slower Intel Celeron processor, nevertheless.

17. Lenovo IdeaPad S145 (15.6in HD, Intel Pentium, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD)

Now: £199.99  (£100 off)

We would all the time suggest a Core i3 or AMD A-series processor in a funds laptop computer, but when your wants are comparatively low then the Intel Pentium processor inside this 15.6in laptop computer allows a worth beneath £200.

18. Acer Chromebook 14

Now: £189  (£110 off)

Cheaper than Acer’s different Chromebooks, this mannequin can also be extra simply moveable with a 14in HD display screen. It runs an Intel Celeron chip and has 32GB of solid-state storage, which sounds meagre however ought to be loads given that you will be interacting with its browser-based OS.

19. Acer Chromebook 15 (CB515-1HT)

Now: £299  (£100 off)

Certainly one of two 15.6in Chromebooks from Acer that we listing right here, this one runs an Intel moderately than AMD processor and comes with a 15.6in full-HD show.

20. Acer Chromebook 315 (CB-315-2H)

Now: £198.99  (£81 off)

A fantastic deal on a funds laptop computer working Chrome OS, this Acer mannequin has a 15.6in HD display screen and an AMD A4 processor. Step as much as a full-HD display screen and the AMD A6 chip for an additional £20.