Best Buy now offers the HP Compaq Presario CQ60-615DX 15.6″ laptop, priced at only $299.99.
One of the cheapest 15.6-inchers in the US market features an Intel Celeron 2.2GHz processor, GMA 4500M integrated graphics, 2GB of DDR2 RAM, a 250GB HDD, a DVD burner, a 6-cell battery with life of “up to 3 hours and 45 minutes”, and Windows 7 Home Premium OS.
The display of the Compaq Presario CQ60-615DX has a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
The affordable 6.6-pound laptop also sports 802.11n wireless, Ethernet LAN, a 56k modem, Altec Lansing speakers, and three USB ports.
Another sub-$300 15.6″ laptop offering this back-to-school season is the AMD-based Acer Aspire AS5251-1513, sold by Walmart for $298.