The best laptops under $500 are the cheapest laptops that don't suck

The best laptops under $500 won't leave you unsettled because you didn't pay a premium price.

1. Acer Aspire 5 CPU: Intel Core i3-8145U GPU: Intel UHD 620 RAM: 4GB Storage: 128GB SSD Display: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080 Size: 14.3 x 9.9 x 0.7 inches Weight: 3.76 pounds

2. Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 CPU: MediaTek MTK 8183 GPU: Integrated Arm Mali-G72 MP3 RAM: 4GB Storage: 128GB eMMC Display: 10.5-inch, 1900x1200, touchscreen Size: 12.7 x 8.9 x 0.68 inches Weight: 2 pounds

3. HP Stream 11 CPU: Intel Celeron N4000 GPU: Intel UHD 600 RAM: 4GB Storage: 32GB eMMC Display: 11-inch, 1366 x 768 Size: 11.8 x 8.1 x 0.7 inches Weight: 2.5 pounds

4. Samsung Chromebook 4 CPU: Intel Celeron 3000N GPU: Intel UHD 600 RAM: 4GB Storage: 32GB eMMC Display: 11.6-inch, 1366 x 768 Size: 11.33 x 7.96 x 0.66 inches Weight: 2.6 pounds

5. Acer Chromebook 317 CPU: Intel Pentium Silver N6000 GPU: Intel UHD RAM: 8GB Storage: 64GB eMMC Display: 17.3-inch, 1920x1080 Size: 15.8 x 10.5 x 0.9 inches Weight: 5.3 pounds

6. Lenovo Chromebook Duet CPU: MediaTek Helio P60T GPU: ARM G72 MP3 RAM: 4GB Storage: 64GB eMMC Display: 10.1-inch, 1920 x 1200 Size: 9.6 x 6.7 x 0.7 inches Weight: 2 pounds