Best college laptops under $250 available now at Walmart

Making a $500 investment in a laptop for college will buy you a powerful machine that will last for years to come. We’ll look at three of the best college laptops for $500 and under, what makes each of them a great choice, and what customers are saying about them.

Lenovo Ideapad 340S 15.6"

Best for: Students on the go who need power and powerful WiFi connections.

Speed and performance are the top-selling features on this machine. Road warrior students who spend lots of time at libraries, cafes, and student centers will appreciate that this laptop’s WiFi technology provides internet speeds up to 3x faster than other laptops.

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Dell Inspiron 15 5579 Laptop

Best for: Students who want a laptop/tablet combination in one.

Versatility is important for college life—and when it comes to laptops. The convertible Dell Inspiron is perfect for students who want both traditional laptop features for working and the convenience of a tablet for consuming content.

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The Inspiron 15" touchscreen is a great tool for everything and individual or student's needs or applications for home use. It's easy to navigate and locate programs and most programs tie together to be cohesive and better the user's experience. - Topher, March 22, 2019
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Acer Swift 1

Best for: Students who want supreme sound and graphics in a slim design.

The slim design of the Acer Swift 1 makes it easily portable for class-to-class activity. Although slim and sleek, the 14" display is also super clear and pairs perfectly with the Acer TrueHarmony sound system for a fantastic all-around computing experience.

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I think this laptop would be great for students or people on the go who like the lightweight feel & slim design but still need a decent-size screen as many laptops these days are lacking in screen size for one of this price point.  – OceanDreams1979, October 3, 2018
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