Microsoft Store offers the 2.4-lb. ASUS AMD A4 1GHz 10.1″ LED-Backlit Touchscreen Netbook in Black (pictured), Blue, or Pink, model no. X102BA-BH41T, for $249 with free shipping. This PC can be updated to Windows 8.1 for free at the Windows Store.
The 10.1-inch ASUS X102BA fits the bill if you’re looking for a budget-friendly laptop that can easily handle a range of everyday computing tasks. Its compact size allows for great portability and its stylish, soft-curve design not only looks great but also comes in a range of vibrant colors with a textured finish that let you express yourself.
It also comes loaded with Office Home and Student and has plenty of connectivity options, including HDMI for enjoying entertainment on your big-screen HDTV, and a USB 3.0 port for ultra-fast data transfer speeds that are 10 times faster than USB 2.0.