Best laptop for my mom under $500 Tags: Laptops Microsoft Internet Last response: July 9, 2012 8:02 PM in Laptop Tech Support Share sphenoa July 9, 2012 2:43:38 PM Hello community, I am currently looking to buy a laptop for my mother that is under $500. She will be mainly using this laptop for internet surfing and microsoft programs. It would be like great if it has some cute design/color with size 14" Any recommendations will be great! Thanks. More about : laptop mom 500 sphenoa July 9, 2012 7:01:40 PM any laptop recommendations? m 0 l Branden July 9, 2012 7:17:55 PM with only $500 you're going to be scraping the bottom of the barrel. also 14" laptops tend to be more expensive than equivalent 15.6" laptops. by upping your spending limit to $600 and/or considering laptops larger than 14" you'll find something better. what all will your mom do with it? m 0 l Related resources Best laptop for traveler under $500 US - Forum Best every day use laptop for under $500 - Forum Best gaming laptop under 500 - Forum Best gaming laptop under £500? Please help, - Forum Best Laptop for Under $500 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sphenoa July 9, 2012 7:47:52 PM She will be just using it for internet surfing and some light programs. If I raise to $600, what would be the best options? She still prefers 14" one. http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product... Is this a good laptop? m 0 l bliq00 July 9, 2012 8:02:35 PM I disagree that you'd be scraping the bottom of the barrel, since mom's not using it for gaming... I just recommended this for my dad yesterday. Buy it on line and pick it up at your local Best Buy. Dell Inspiron 15R for $329. Core i3-2350, 4GB of RAM, 500GB hard drive, HD 3000 graphics. pretty nice laptop, I didn't realize how good until I did some research. http://www.logicbuy.com/deals/dell-inspiron-quick-ship/... move fast though... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBest Gaming Laptop/Netbook Under $500 Forum Best Laptop Under $500 Forum SolvedLaptop for mom, under $300 Forum best laptop for under $500 Forum what laptop is the best for gaming under £500 Forum Best Laptop under 500 at Walmart (online) Forum SolvedBest cheap laptop for my mom? Forum Best light-gaming laptop under $500 dollars Forum The best gaming laptop under £500 Forum Best Laptop for Under $500 (If possible, under $400) Forum Best Laptop for Under 500 Forum Best Multimedia laptop for under $500 (USD) Forum Help ! Best laptop with i3 2nd gen under $500 Forum Best under under $500 laptop Forum Best Laptop under $500 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !