This Asus VivoBook 15 with AMD Ryzen 5 CPU is a wise choice if you're looking for a capable laptop under $500. Perfect for work, school, and leisure, It's thin, lightweight and doesn't skimp on performance.
For a limited time, the Asus VivoBook 15 (opens in new tab) is down to just $449.99 at Best Buy. Normally, this laptop retails for $600, so that's $150 in savings. It's this VivoBook's lowest price ever and one of the best cheap laptop deals available right now.
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Asus VivoBook 15: was $600 now $450 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Now $150 off, the Asus VivoBook 15 is one of the best cheap laptops for the money. The notebook in this deal packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, a 2.1-GHz AMD Ryzen 5 3500U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD, and Radeon Vega 8 graphics.
In terms of inexpensive portable PCs, the Asus VivoBook 15 is one of the best laptops around.
The laptop in this deal packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, a 2.1-GHz AMD Ryzen 5 3500U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD, and Radeon Vega 8 graphics. Performance-wise, the laptop's Ryzen 5 CPU and 8GB is ample power for day-to day-tasks and content streaming.
Although we didn't test this Ryzen 5 configuration, in our Ryzen 7 Asus VivoBook 15 review, we liked its premium, slim-bezel design and generous amount of ports. It has three USB-Type A ports, a USB Type-C port, and an HDMI 2.0 port. There's also a microSD card reader and headphone/mic jack on board.
With a weight of 3.8 pounds and 14 x 9 x 0.8 inches, the Asus VivoBook 15 is on par with the weight of the Acer Aspire 5 (3.8 pounds and 14.3 x 9.9 x 0.7 inches). It's lighter than the Dell XPS 15 (4.5-pounds, 13.6 x 9.1 x 0.7-inches) and HP Chromebook 15, (4 pounds and 14.1 x 9.7 x 0.7 inches).
So if you want to get the most bang for your buck, at $150 off, this Ryzen-charged Asus VivoBook 15 is a no brainer.