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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for entry level laptops.

If you're looking for a new laptop, but don't want to spend a lot of money, you have options. You can still get a solid computer that will handle your everyday tasks and maybe even some of your more demanding ones. Browse the top-ranked list of entry-level laptops below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Apollo - Air 2023 Premium Electric Scooter w/43 mi Max Range & 21 mph Max Speed - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Just don't expect too much power or range because, again, this is an entry-level/beginner scooter....Amazing entry level scooter!"

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    Apollo Air 2023 Adult Electric Scooter (500W / 31 mile Range / 21 mph Top Speed). This entry level luxury adult electric scooter is equipped with 10 inch self healing tires, front and rear turn signals, front suspension and is the ultimate commuting scooter under $1,000, as voted by Electric Scooter Guide.
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    "Just don't expect too much power or range because, again, this is an entry-level/beginner scooter....Amazing entry level scooter!"

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    Apollo Air 2023 Adult Electric Scooter (500W / 31 mile Range / 21 mph Top Speed). This entry level luxury adult electric scooter is equipped with 10 inch self healing tires, front and rear turn signals, front suspension and is the ultimate commuting scooter under $1,000, as voted by Electric Scooter Guide.
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  2. Lenovo - LOQ 15.6" Gaming Laptop FHD - AMD Ryzen 5 7235HS with 12GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 6GB - 512GB SSD - Luna Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Entry Level Gaming Laptop...I have never had a laptop this fast. Wow. Everything is faster. Even MS Office apps. ...One of the best Gaming laptops."

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    Take your gaming and performance to the next level by shattering your own expectations with the Lenovo LOQ 15, a PC engineered for gaming, productivity and everything in between. Equipped with an AMD Ryzen 5 7235HS processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU and up to 32GB 4800MHz DDR5 RAM, the system is performance-tuned with the Lenovo AI Engine+ and a dedicated MUX switch with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus. Capable of delivering lightning-fast gameplay on a high resolution 144Hz 15.6" FHD 300-nit display, as well as blazing-fast precision and comfortable typing with the signature Lenovo gaming keyboard. The durable chassis is designed for simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O. Dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling, so you can game undetected in public areas on a future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank.
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    "Great Entry Level Gaming Laptop...I have never had a laptop this fast. Wow. Everything is faster. Even MS Office apps. ...One of the best Gaming laptops."

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    Take your gaming and performance to the next level by shattering your own expectations with the Lenovo LOQ 15, a PC engineered for gaming, productivity and everything in between. Equipped with an AMD Ryzen 5 7235HS processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU and up to 32GB 4800MHz DDR5 RAM, the system is performance-tuned with the Lenovo AI Engine+ and a dedicated MUX switch with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus. Capable of delivering lightning-fast gameplay on a high resolution 144Hz 15.6" FHD 300-nit display, as well as blazing-fast precision and comfortable typing with the signature Lenovo gaming keyboard. The durable chassis is designed for simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O. Dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling, so you can game undetected in public areas on a future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank.
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  3. HP - 2-in-1 14" Wide Ultra XGA Touch-Screen Chromebook Plus Laptop with Google AI - Intel Core i3 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Mineral Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Best entry laptop...Price was the same as much inferior laptops while delivering outstanding speed, function....Chromebook Plus is an excellent level in the Chromebook family. These 360 models represent incredible value. "

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    It’s not your little brother’s Chromebook. The new HP Chromebook x360 14-inch is ready for anything you throw at it, with all the specs for serious productivity. It’s the Chrome OS you know, with an elevated level of power in a thin and light, premium design.
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    "Best entry laptop...Price was the same as much inferior laptops while delivering outstanding speed, function....Chromebook Plus is an excellent level in the Chromebook family. These 360 models represent incredible value. "

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    It’s not your little brother’s Chromebook. The new HP Chromebook x360 14-inch is ready for anything you throw at it, with all the specs for serious productivity. It’s the Chrome OS you know, with an elevated level of power in a thin and light, premium design.
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  4. Lenovo LOQ 15.6" 144Hz Gaming Laptop FHD - Intel 12th Gen Core i5 with 12GB Memory - Intel Arc A530M - 512GB SSD - Luna Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "This Lenovo LOQ laptop is a great entry-level gaming laptop so far. ...Recently, I had the pleasure of welcoming the Lenovo LOQ 15.6" 144Hz Gaming Laptop into my gaming setup. As an entry-level gaming laptop, I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was eager to dive into the experience and see what it had to offer. "

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    Product Description

    Take your gaming and performance to the next level by shattering your own expectations with the Lenovo LOQ 15, a PC engineered for gaming, productivity and everything in between. Equipped with 12th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, and up to 32GB 4800MHz DDR5 RAM, the system is performance-tuned with the Lenovo AI Engine+. Capable of delivering lightning-fast gameplay on a high resolution 144Hz 15.6" FHD 350-nit display, as well as blazing-fast precision and comfortable typing with the signature Lenovo gaming keyboard. The durable chassis is designed for simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O. Dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling, so you can game undetected in public areas on a future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank.
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    Top comment

    "This Lenovo LOQ laptop is a great entry-level gaming laptop so far. ...Recently, I had the pleasure of welcoming the Lenovo LOQ 15.6" 144Hz Gaming Laptop into my gaming setup. As an entry-level gaming laptop, I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was eager to dive into the experience and see what it had to offer. "

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    Product Description

    Take your gaming and performance to the next level by shattering your own expectations with the Lenovo LOQ 15, a PC engineered for gaming, productivity and everything in between. Equipped with 12th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, and up to 32GB 4800MHz DDR5 RAM, the system is performance-tuned with the Lenovo AI Engine+. Capable of delivering lightning-fast gameplay on a high resolution 144Hz 15.6" FHD 350-nit display, as well as blazing-fast precision and comfortable typing with the signature Lenovo gaming keyboard. The durable chassis is designed for simplicity and practicality, with thinner side walls and high-performance rear I/O. Dual fans and larger vents ensure quiet and powerful cooling, so you can game undetected in public areas on a future-proof machine that doesn't break the bank.
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  5. MacBook Air 13.3" Laptop - Apple M1 chip - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Good entry level laptop...Awesome Laptop...It’s unbelievable that what is referred to as an entry level laptop is this good!"

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    Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook gets supercharged with the Apple M1 chip. Tackle your projects with the blazing-fast 8-core CPU. Take graphics-intensive apps and games to the next level with the 7-core GPU. And accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. All with a silent, fanless design and the longest battery life ever — up to 18 hours.¹ MacBook Air. Still perfectly portable. Just a lot more powerful.
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    "Good entry level laptop...Awesome Laptop...It’s unbelievable that what is referred to as an entry level laptop is this good!"

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    Product Description

    Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook gets supercharged with the Apple M1 chip. Tackle your projects with the blazing-fast 8-core CPU. Take graphics-intensive apps and games to the next level with the 7-core GPU. And accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. All with a silent, fanless design and the longest battery life ever — up to 18 hours.¹ MacBook Air. Still perfectly portable. Just a lot more powerful.
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  6. MacBook Air 13.3" Laptop - Apple M1 chip - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Great entry level laptop...Do not be fooled by the base entry level specs....Awesome laptop...Great computer for a entry level college kid. Has all the goods needed."

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    Product Description

    Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook gets supercharged with the Apple M1 chip. Tackle your projects with the blazing-fast 8-core CPU. Take graphics-intensive apps and games to the next level with the 7-core GPU. And accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. All with a silent, fanless design and the longest battery life ever — up to 18 hours.¹ MacBook Air. Still perfectly portable. Just a lot more powerful.
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    "Great entry level laptop...Do not be fooled by the base entry level specs....Awesome laptop...Great computer for a entry level college kid. Has all the goods needed."

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    Product Description

    Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook gets supercharged with the Apple M1 chip. Tackle your projects with the blazing-fast 8-core CPU. Take graphics-intensive apps and games to the next level with the 7-core GPU. And accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. All with a silent, fanless design and the longest battery life ever — up to 18 hours.¹ MacBook Air. Still perfectly portable. Just a lot more powerful.
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  7. Lenovo - Slim Pro 7 14" 90Hz 2.5K Touch-Screen Laptop -AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 with 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Storm Grey - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "My only complaint is that the 7000 series CPU isn't paired with a entry level 4000 series Nvidia or 7000 series AMD gpu, as it is using a 3050 gpu. ...most entry level gaming laptops are much chunkier and not ideal for portability. "

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    Take a flying leap into pro - level content creation with the Slim Pro 7, a slim, lightweight and military-grade rugged powerhouse that's built to take on the every demand of your creative process. Give some real oomph to your imagination with lightning-fast AMD Ryzen 7 processors and up to NVIDIA Studio-validated NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop graphics. Tackle any creative project with a stunning 14.5-inch WQXGA 90Hz IPS display.
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    "My only complaint is that the 7000 series CPU isn't paired with a entry level 4000 series Nvidia or 7000 series AMD gpu, as it is using a 3050 gpu. ...most entry level gaming laptops are much chunkier and not ideal for portability. "

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    Product Description

    Take a flying leap into pro - level content creation with the Slim Pro 7, a slim, lightweight and military-grade rugged powerhouse that's built to take on the every demand of your creative process. Give some real oomph to your imagination with lightning-fast AMD Ryzen 7 processors and up to NVIDIA Studio-validated NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop graphics. Tackle any creative project with a stunning 14.5-inch WQXGA 90Hz IPS display.
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  8. Apple - MacBook Pro 14" Laptop - M3 Pro chip - 18GB Memory - 18-core GPU - 1TB SSD - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "It can last all day and still have power level to spare. I have had 3 MacBooks over the years and this one is top of the list in all areas, The cooling fan is not even heard. ...I recommend this for even an entry level macbook user"

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    The 14-inch MacBook Pro blasts forward with M3 Pro and M3 Max, radically advanced chips that drive even greater performance for more demanding workflows. With industry-leading battery life—up to 18 hours—and a beautiful Liquid Retina XDR display, it’s a pro laptop without equal. Now in a new color: Space Black.
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    "It can last all day and still have power level to spare. I have had 3 MacBooks over the years and this one is top of the list in all areas, The cooling fan is not even heard. ...I recommend this for even an entry level macbook user"

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    The 14-inch MacBook Pro blasts forward with M3 Pro and M3 Max, radically advanced chips that drive even greater performance for more demanding workflows. With industry-leading battery life—up to 18 hours—and a beautiful Liquid Retina XDR display, it’s a pro laptop without equal. Now in a new color: Space Black.
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  9. Acer - Nitro V ANV15-51-789J 15.6" FHD IPS Laptop -13th Gen Intel Core i7- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060-16GB DDR5-512GB SSD - Obsidian Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Budget Gaming Laptop that hits 150fps?!...The Acer Nitro V 15.6” gaming laptop is a solid entry-mid level gaming laptop choice. ...High powered laptop that ticks all the boxes for school and gaming. "

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    Elevate your gaming adventure with the Acer Nitro V 15, your gateway to an adrenaline-charged journey. This laptop is the perfect blend of power and style, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible on a laptop. Powered by a 13th Gen Intel Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40-series graphics and showcasing a crystal-clear 15.6” Full HD display with a 144Hz IPS panel - you can see why the Nitro V 15 is a knockout hit for gamers of every level.
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    "Budget Gaming Laptop that hits 150fps?!...The Acer Nitro V 15.6” gaming laptop is a solid entry-mid level gaming laptop choice. ...High powered laptop that ticks all the boxes for school and gaming. "

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    Product Description

    Elevate your gaming adventure with the Acer Nitro V 15, your gateway to an adrenaline-charged journey. This laptop is the perfect blend of power and style, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible on a laptop. Powered by a 13th Gen Intel Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40-series graphics and showcasing a crystal-clear 15.6” Full HD display with a 144Hz IPS panel - you can see why the Nitro V 15 is a knockout hit for gamers of every level.
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  10. HP OMEN - 16.1" 165Hz Full HD Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 16GB DDR5 Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 - 1TB SSD - Shadow Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very powerful laptop for the price that you pay. Probably one of, if not the best budget high end gaming laptops that you can buy....HP Omen; A Solid Entry Point to Gaming....This Laptop has served its purpose exactly as necessary thus far, and runs the games I currently play with ease. "

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    Portable desktop power is powerful fun anywhere. While it's surely nice and cozy wherever your PC is setup in your home, with the new OMEN 16, desktop-level gaming is no longer tethered to your desk and pajamas. With a next gen Intel processor and graphics card, a buttery smooth, high refresh rate display, and enhanced thermal design, you can max out your relaxation and comfort wherever you go.
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    "Very powerful laptop for the price that you pay. Probably one of, if not the best budget high end gaming laptops that you can buy....HP Omen; A Solid Entry Point to Gaming....This Laptop has served its purpose exactly as necessary thus far, and runs the games I currently play with ease. "

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    Portable desktop power is powerful fun anywhere. While it's surely nice and cozy wherever your PC is setup in your home, with the new OMEN 16, desktop-level gaming is no longer tethered to your desk and pajamas. With a next gen Intel processor and graphics card, a buttery smooth, high refresh rate display, and enhanced thermal design, you can max out your relaxation and comfort wherever you go.
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