Most Popular Laptops for May 2009

Most Popular Laptops for May 2009

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 visiting this site are interested in learning about. Keep in mind that clicks directly on the Most Viewed Laptops list do notcount toward the total in order to keep the list as fair as possible each month. The only clicks that count toward the monthly totals come from web searches like Google or from visitors who have clicked on a laptop after visiting our Notebook Database or inside our forums.

The month of has a few new additions to the Top 10 list. The 15.4″ Dell Studio 15 jumped into the #5 position, most likely related to recent sales. The 12.1″ Lenovo ThinkPad X200 also jumped back into the Top 10 after a brief drop to the #11 position in . The ThinkPad T400 and Acer Aspire One still hold very strong leads in the #1 and #2 spots. Overall most of the notebooks in the Top 10 have been there before, just moving around to new positions.

1. Lenovo ThinkPad T400(Still holding #1)– The ThinkPad T400 features an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 14.1″ LED-backlight widescreen, up to 8GB of PC2-8500 and integrated Intel X4500 or ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470. (70.295 unique views)

View Review for ThinkPad T400

2. Acer Aspire One(Still holding #2) – The Aspire One is the latest netbook from Acer, offering a convenient, compact design at a budget price. The Aspire One features an Intel Atom Processor, 8.9″ WSVGA TFT LCD, and a choice of either Genuine Windows XP Home Edition or Linpus Linux Lite version. (48,656 unique views)

View Review for Aspire One

3. Dell Studio XPS 16(Previously #7)The Studio XPS 16 features premium design with genuine leather accents, anodized aluminum, edge-to-edge display and backlit keyboard, 16″ ultrawide 16:9 aspect ratio with 1080p HD support & optional RGB-LED for brighter and more vivid colors, the latest Centrino 2 platform for blazing fast performance, amazing battery life and go anywhere wireless connectivity and premium ATI 512MB graphics delivers incredibly lifelike videos, movies and gaming. (28,967 unique views)

View Review for Dell Studio XPS 16

4. Dell Mini 9(Previously #3)– The Inspiron Mini 9has an 8.9-inch widescreen display and can be configured with either Windows XP or Ubuntu Linux. The Mini 9 is powered by an Intel Atom processor for power saving performance. An 8GB flash drive makes it so the Mini is quiet and has very fast storage and configure up to 1GB of RAM for a performance boost too. (28.564 unique views)

View Review for Dell Inspiron Mini 9

5.Dell Studio15(Back in the Top 10)– The Dell Studio 15 is a 15.4″ screen multimedia laptop offered in multiple colors and configurations. The Studio 15 can be equipped with an Intel Core 2 Duo and dedicated ATI graphics. It comes with a slot-loading DVD drive, backlit keyboard, sleek drop-hinge design, widescreen glossy display and touch sensitive buttons. Software wise the Dell Studio 15 includes a unique Apple Mac OS X launch dock. (26,307 unique views)

View Review for Dell Studio 15

6. Lenovo IdeaPad S10(Previously #5)– Designed to keep pace with your busy lifestyle – possibly even simplify it. At a mere 2.65 lbs and about one inch thin, it’s so light and portable. You can take it wherever your day takes you. Plus it’s loaded with thoughtful standard features to make your life a little easier. (24,717 unique views)

View Review for IdeaPad S10

7. Dell Studio XPS 13(Previously #6)– Blending power with elegance, the Studio XPS 13 is designed to deliver the ultimate mobile laptop experience. The Studio XPS 13 features premium design with genuine leather accents, anodized aluminum, edge-to-edge display and backlit keyboard, the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors for blazing fast performance, optional NVIDIA Hybrid SLI graphics to deliver incredibly lifelike videos, movies and gaming. (22,135 unique views)

View Review for Dell Studio XPS 13

8. HP Mini-Note (Previously #9)– The HP Mini-Note has a VIA C7-M ULV processor, 8.9-inch diagonal WXGA, 1 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, and VIA Chrome 9 integrated graphics. The new HP Mini 2140 is the updated replacement with an Intel Atom processor and a 10-inch screen. (20,699 unique views) View Review for HP Mini 2140

9. Lenovo ThinkPad X200(Back in the Top 10)– The Lenovo ThinkPad X200 is a 12.1″ ultraportable featuring an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, and up to 4GB of DDR3 Memory. (19,723 unique views)

View Review for Lenovo ThinkPad X200

10. ASUS Eee PC 1000HE(Previously #7)– The ASUS Eee PC 1000HE is an updated configuration of the ASUS netbook. It boasts 9.5 hours of battery life, a 92% sized keyboard, integrated 802.11n WiFi connectivity, and multi-touch keypad. Quick specs include: and Intel Atom 1.66 GHz processor, 1GB DDR2 SDRAM, 3.2 lbs, 10-inch display, and Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition. (17,782 unique views) View Review for ASUS Eee PC 1000HE

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

11. HP Mini 2140– 17,538 unique views

12. HP Pavilion dv2– 15,838 unique views

13. Toshiba Satellite L300– 14,045 unique views

14. Lenovo ThinkPad T500– 12,676 unique views

15. HP Pavilion dv6z– 12,549 unique views

16. Dell Studio 17– 12,071 unique views

17. HP Pavilion dv4t– 11,160 unique views

18. HP ProBook 4510s– 10,802 unique views

19. Asus Eee PC 1000– 10,262 unique views

20. Dell XPS M1530– 10,055 unique views

Remember, to get advice on which notebook to buy don’t just go with what’s popular, visit our What Notebook Should I Buyforum to ask what everyone else thinks you should buy based on your needs. Check out how the current standings for this week’s 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. Alienware Prepping Allpowerful Laptop for Next Month/ (poster MAG, posted 5/12/, 44804 views, 896 replies)
  2. DEAD DEAL-DELL XPS 1730 SLI 9800m gt for 1100$ SUPER SALE (poster MR.Moo, posted 5/13/, 32073 views, 819 replies)
  3. *OFFICIAL* Alienware M17x Thread – Specs, Pics, Pricing (poster whizzo, posted 5/29/, 18941 views, 1121 replies)
  4. Picture of new Alienware laptop. (poster Rob41, posted 5/17/, 15138 views, 257 replies)
  5. **D900F/D901F (Sager 9280) Owners Lounge** (poster MrButterBiscuits, posted 5/13/, 12257 views, 301 replies)
  6. What do you drive? (poster BMW135i, posted 5/20/, 8718 views, 384 replies)
  7. Dell Studio 14z First Look (poster JerryJ, posted 5/28/, 7390 views, 102 replies)
  8. [HP Parts]WD Scorpio Blue WD5000BEVT deal (poster jmhal, posted 5/4/, 7192 views, 120 replies)
  9. Dell Bluetooth mouse on 1330 needs constant rediscovery (poster tmorrowus, posted 5/3/, 6373 views, 11 replies)
  10. Games vitually unplayable due to HD heat. (8662) (poster Second2Last33, posted 5/10/, 5857 views, 110 replies)
  11. any new models on the horizon? (poster salt992, posted 5/16/, 5710 views, 103 replies)
  12. Windows 7 RC RELEASED!!!! (poster rjbg84, posted 5/4/, 5055 views, 164 replies)
  13. Alienware’s new All Powerful – what to expect (poster whizzo, posted 5/22/, 5026 views, 157 replies)
  14. Will there be a T-Series Update? (poster wilse, posted 5/5/, 4907 views, 55 replies)
  15. 9280(D900F) or 9250? (M980NU) Which way are you leaning and why? (poster babyhemi, posted 5/3/, 4802 views, 106 replies)
  16. Project Freeze (poster dondadah88, posted 5/14/, 4695 views, 309 replies)
  17. Your Windows 7 experience (poster Zuffox, posted 5/11/, 4124 views, 68 replies)
  18. Alienware M17x First Look (poster JerryJ, posted 5/30/, 4112 views, 75 replies)
  19. the new asus g51 (poster butter30, posted 5/27/, 3990 views, 98 replies)
  20. Sager NP9280 on XoticPC Starting at $2242! (poster Dude55, posted 5/2/, 3822 views, 66 replies)





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