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Photos: Inexpensive laptops

Competition and lower-cost components mean consumers can spend a little for a laptop and get a lot.
By Bill Detwiler, Contributor
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Gateway NX500S

The Gateway NX500S features a 15.4-inch display, a 40GB hard drive and a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron M processor, and starts at 256MB of memory. It's priced at $699 after rebates. (To read the CNET review, click here.)

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Compaq Presario

The starting price for the Compaq Presario V2000Z is $599 after a $50 mail-in rebate. The 5.4-pound device has a 14-inch display, 256MB of memory, a 40GB hard drive and a 1.8GHz Sempron processor from AMD. (To read the CNET review, click here.)

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ThinkPad Z60m

The ThinkPad Z60m from Lenovo, starting at $799, has a 15.4-inch display, a 1.5GHz Celeron M processor and 256MB of memory. (To read the CNET review, click here.)

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iBook

At $999, the iBook model with a 12.1-inch screen is Apple Computer's lowest-price notebook. It has a 1.33GHz G4 processor, 512MB of memory and a 40GB hard disk.

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