The 15.6-inch Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX is probably the cheapest full-size laptop PC in the US market at the time of this writing.
Priced at $299.99 at Best Buy, with free shipping included, the ultra-affordable Presario CQ56-115DX by HP incorporates a low-end and power-efficient AMD V-Series V140 2.3GHz single-core processor and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 integrated graphics. It also has 2GB of DDR3 memory, a 250GB hard disk drive with Windows 7 Home Premium pre-loaded, a DVD burner, and a 1366 x 768 LED backlight display.
The battery life is up to 4 hours and 15 minutes, according to the product page.
HP’s CQ56-115DX has three USB ports, and Wi-Fi and Ethernet LAN connections, but lacks a webcam and HDMI output.
It sports a simplistic black chassis and weighs 5.6-pounds.