Most Popular Laptops for June 2008

Most Popular Laptops for June 2008

Each month we compile data for the number of times a particular notebook is viewed on this site’s product pages to get an idea for what mainstream consumers are looking at and thinking about buying. While these laptops aren’t necessarily the most popular in terms of sales, they are the most popular based on the number of times our visitors clicked on them.

In that sense, think of this list as the “most clickable laptops of the month” … the notebooks that most of the people on this site are interested in learning about. Once again, there were few big surprises for the month of as most of the laptops in the top ten have been popular for a while. Once again, the Dell XPS M1530 remains at the top spot and most of the notebooks in the top 10 list have been here before. The Toshiba Satellite A305 rose a few spots on the list and the new HP Pavilion tx2500 tablet PC makes its first appearance on our list.

1. Dell XPS M1530(Previously #1) – The Dell XPS M1530 is the larger brother to the XPS M1330. It’s a 15.4-inch screen sleek looking performance notebook that offers the powerful nVidia 8600m graphics card. The XPS M1530 is available in black, red, midnight blue and white colors.

Buy the XPS M1530 from Dell

2. Lenovo ThinkPad T61(Previously #2)– The ThinkPad T61 was released in of 2007 and is still holding strong on the most popular charts. The T61 sports the Intel Santa Rosa (Centrino Duo) platform and improves upon the popular T60 by offering an even sturdier build and extra port options.

Buy the ThinkPad T61 direct from Lenovo

3.HP Pavilion dv6700t(Previously #5)– The HP dv6700t Entertainment Notebook PC is the replacement for the popular dv6500t. This laptop delivers a 15.4″ Brightview display, dazzling high-gloss design, Intel’s Core Duo processors and the option to upgrade to an Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS graphics card with 256MB dedicated video memory.

Buy the HP dv6700t direct from HP

4. Toshiba Satellite A200(Previously #3)– The Satellite A200 / A205 series is a 15.4″ screen mainstream offering from Toshiba. It has Core 2 Duo inside and ATI dedicated graphics is configurable with this notebook.

Buy the Toshiba A200 direct from Toshiba5. Dell XPS M1330(Previously #4) – The XPS M1330 stays solid on the charts at #5 for the month. The M1330 is a 13.3″ portable notebook with the Intel Santa Rosa processor, Nvidia 8400M graphics and slick looks. The M1330 is available in red, black and white color lid options.

Buy the XPS M1330 direct from Dell6.Dell Inspiron 1525(Previously #8)– The Inspiron 1525 is a Core 2 Duo powered 15.4″ screen notebook from Dell. The Inspiron 1525 has Intel X3100 integrated graphics, an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a thinner and lighter form factor than the previous Inspiron 1520.

View Review for Inspiron 1525

7. Toshiba Satellite A305(Previously #10)– The Satellite A305 laptops use the TruBrite 15.4-inch high definition diagonal widescreen display to get more from movies, games, spreadsheets and multitasking. The “Fusion finish” adds an extra level of durability and sexiness to this laptop. Available dedicated graphics and dual hard drives help this notebook really perform.

View Review for Satellite A305 / A300

8.Sony VAIO SZ(Previously #6)– Performance in a small package, that sums up the Sony VAIO SZ. The bright glossy 13.3″ display is powered by dedicated graphics and the Intel Santa Rosa platform for an extra performance boost. Sony recently released the VAIO SZ6 series.

Buy the Sony VAIO SZ direct from Sony

9. Lenovo ThinkPad R61(Previously #7)– The Lenovo ThinkPad R61 is a 14.1″ or 15.4″ screen notebook available with a Core 2 Duo (Santa Rosa) processor, optional integrated camera, roll cage in the lid and built-in media card and FireWire

Buy the ThinkPad R61 direct from Lenovo

10. HP Pavilion tx2500z(new to the top 10)– The tx2500z tablet features an AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology Processor, up to 4096MB DDR2 System Memory, ATI Mobile Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, and a 12.1″ WXGA High-Definition HP BrightView Widescreen Touch-screen Display – Panel rotates 180° and folds flat.

View First Look of the HP Pavilion tx2500z

And here’s the rest of ’em rounding out the top 20 most viewed and popular on for the month of :

11. Sony VAIO FZ

12.Apple MacBook

13. Sony VAIO NR

14.Sony VAIO CR

15. Asus Eee PC

16. Lenovo ThinkPad X61

17. Toshiba Satellite A215

18. HP Pavilion dv2700t

19. HP Pavilion dv9700t

20. Apple MacBook Pro

Remember, to get advice on which notebook to buy don’t just go with what’s popular, visit our What Notebook Should I Buy forumto ask what everyone else thinks you should buy based on your needs. Check out how the current standings for this weeks most popular notebookslooks.

Top 20 Threads for

While we’re on the subject of top 20, to give an idea of what the hot topics were in the forums last month, here’s a list of the most viewed forum threads posted in :

  1. The Mobile Graphics Card Info Page – Most GPU Qs answered (poster Chaz, posted 6/13/2008, 930440 views, 2164 replies)
  2. OFFICIAL: Inspiron 1720 Owner’s Thread (poster 2000ARMY, posted 6/20/2008, 91671 views, 690 replies)
  3. TOTAL GUIDE: 1420 With XP!!! (poster lightflux, posted 6/20/2008, 83014 views, 195 replies)
  4. Vostro 1400 overclocking, its crazy. (poster Zer0N1nja, posted 6/20/2008, 59156 views, 389 replies)
  5. New Vaio 2008 model listing with indication prices – FW – Z – SR – BZ (poster PhilFlow, posted 6/23/2008, 36290 views, 293 replies)
  6. How to: Step-by-step guide for installing Windows XP on XPS M1530 (poster bmp41083, posted 6/20/2008, 35810 views, 119 replies)
  7. Sager has confirmed with Clevo that the M860TU will not support 44W+ processors or the 9800M GTX because of the thermal budget! (poster paladin44, posted 6/3/2008, 32410 views, 1003 replies)
  8. Problems with vostro 1500/1400 – Vostro owners please post your problems here (poster coolguy, posted 6/20/2008, 29428 views, 120 replies)
  9. M1530 PERFORMANCE TEST – 7 Games with ingame pics (poster lindstroem, posted 6/20/2008, 24072 views, 131 replies)
  10. Dell XPS M1330 Midnight Blue – 2008 Version (poster sinstoic, posted 6/27/2008, 20527 views, 76 replies)
  11. Dell Latitude E-series leaked (poster phantomAI, posted 6/19/2008, 18433 views, 55 replies)
  12. has ANYONE reaceived their m1530 with the WUXGA (1920×1200) screen yet? (poster gschoi87, posted 6/21/2008, 17062 views, 174 replies)
  13. New ThinkPad Information and Pictures! (poster czhang, posted 6/7/2008, 15919 views, 130 replies)
  14. Comparing: LED LCD vs CCFL LCD (Pics) (poster ApocNarok, posted 6/20/2008, 14992 views, 111 replies)
  15. Dell XPS 1730 with 8700M GT SLI Problem. NOT running in SLI! Low 3DMARK06 Marks! (poster tristamus, posted 6/19/2008, 14944 views, 95 replies)
  16. Summary of XPS M1330 Problems (poster XPSboy, posted 6/19/2008, 12834 views, 67 replies)
  17. Issues being faced by Dell XPS 1530 users (poster hsbrar, posted 6/29/2008, 12170 views, 91 replies)
  18. Inspiron 1420. Audio is choppy. Interruptions. (poster vxt, posted 6/19/2008, 10201 views, 92 replies)
  19. WHQL Nvidia ForceWare 175.19 – Shader Optimizations (poster The Forerunner, posted 6/23/2008, 9872 views, 290 replies)
  20. Dell Studio 17 Review (poster JerryJ, posted 6/26/2008, 9746 views, 92 replies)





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