Laptops cheaper than Netbooks

For many people the price of mini laptops, being a couple of hundred dollars lower than a full sized and fully equipped laptop, has been a bit if an issue. Do you go for smaller more portable version, or plump for the larger fully loaded laptop. Now that decision has just become much harder with the Everex gBook2 coming it at just $249.99, that is less than some mini laptops, oh what to do!



Everex gBook2 VA1501V VIA C7-M 1.5 GHz 15.4-inch Notebook

General Features:

Ubuntu Linux 8.04 (hardy heron) pre-installed

VIA C7-M 1.5 GHz processor

400 MHz Front Side Bus

512 MB DDR2 SDRAM (2 GB max. supported)

120 GB hard drive


Integrated VIA Chrome9 HC graphics processor

Integrated AC’97 audio with built-in stereo speakers

VIA VT6102 10/100 Ethernet LAN

Integrated Atheros 802.11b/g Wireless LAN

15.4-inch widescreen active-matrix display

1280 x 800 max resolution

I/O ports:

RJ-45 Ethernet port

VGA port

RJ-11 Modem port

Three (3) USB ports

Headphone, mic jacks

Regulatory Approvals:



Package Includes:

Everex gBook2 VA1501V VIA C7-M 1.5 GHz 15.4-inch Notebook

Ubuntu Linux 8.04 hardy heron pre-installed

Power Adapter (100 – 240V 50/60 Hz 1.5A, Output: 20V 3.25)

Power cord

Li-ion rechargable battery

Priced at $249.99 at

Source [Portable Monkey]

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One Response to Laptops cheaper than Netbooks

  1. zedomaxbiz says:

    Wow, great find David, I might actually get this since I can afford $250.

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