Well, if you were ever a student or you are a student, you know that money is always an issue. So, as a student you have to cut corners, get a job and spend the money you have wisely to make it go a long way. With that in mind, we will introduce you to laptop computers that will be gentle on your wallet, but still pack all the punches you need to get you through the thick and thin of school.

Below are some of the laptops we found affordable and will take care of your regular everyday computing such as sending email, surfing the web, playing games and watching movies.

ASUS UL30A-X5 Thin and Light 13.3-Inch Black Laptop – 12 Hours of Battery Life (Windows 7 Home Premium)

The Asus UL30A-X5 is the laptop that will free you from power cords. This computer comes with a battery that can last for 12 hours, that is an all day battery life. This ability is due to its ultra low voltage (ULV) Intel core 2 Du Su7300 processor and the 13.3 inch LED backlit display which combines vibrant visuals with advanced energy efficiency.

The UL30A features a multi gesture touchpad that permits intuitive zooming, in and out of pictures just by pinching or navigate up and down the pages by sliding your finger. It has a big 500 GB hard drive, very light portable charger and a high quality loud speaker for you to enjoy your music and videos. This laptop is very stylish and sexy with an amazing keyboard and will set you back about $700.

ASUS Eee PC Seashell 1005HA-PU17 10.1-Inch Netbook – 10.5 Hours of Battery

This laptop comes preloaded with windows 7 and is the ideal netbook for the student on the go. It has a higher storage capacity that its predecessors. Best of all the has a battery life of 10.5 hours and embraces mobile computing with the Eee PC 1005HA-PU17

The ASUS Eee netbook has a built in wireless Wi-Fi 802.11bl/g/gt and Bluetooth that helps you stay connected wherever you are. It packs the latest ATOM CPU from Intel the N280 which offers a 667MHzFSB the fastest in its in its class. It has an ergonomic keyboard that makes it easy for the use to work on content. The Asus Eee packs a lot of style without sacrificing functionality and mobility.

The 250 GB hard drive provides plenty of storage to handle whatever a student might throw at it. Its 0.3MP webcam and the digital microphone makes it easy for you to connect with friends and family no matter where they might be. What will it cost you, less than $400.

HP G61-320US 15.6-Inch Black/Silver Laptop – Up to 4.25 Hours of Battery Life

HP is known for making great products. For any student that wants to handle everyday computing without an over featurized notebook, the HP G61- 320US is the ideal laptop for you. It does not compromise performance and is powered by an AMD processor and ATI graphics technologies.

It comes with windows 7 on board and a 15.6 inches full  hp ryzen 3  screen for HD TV and movies. This laptop will connect with your wi fi right out of the box and will find and download your printer driver once you plug your printer in. It’s just great; it finds the driver for your printer and within minutes you are printing from your new computer, awesome. The HP G61 320US costs about $590 and its worth it.

Acer Aspire One AOD250-1165 10.1-Inch Blue Netbook – 3+ Hour Battery Life

Acer Aspire is a terrific product. It has an integrated Intel Graphics medica Accelerator 950, 1024MB DDR2 SDRAM single Channel Memory and a160 GB hard drive. Its size and weight are ideal for the student on the move. This Acer Aspire has sufficient ram and disk space for surfing the internet, taking notes and working on documents. It comes with 10.1 inch screen, An Acer INViLink 802.11g Wi-Fi, an integrated Acer Crystal Eye Webcam, 3 USB ports, and a 3 cell Li ion battery. This netbook will cost you $289.

Mon is a computer enthusiast and enjoys researching new trends in computers. He also writes about personal finance and the stock market.