“You might be tempted to buy a cheap laptop hoping to save some money up front, but the lack of quality could cause problems in the future. Let’s look at the situations in which cheap laptops shine, and where they fall flat. In the end, you’ll be able to decide if you should shell out the extra cash for a higher-end machine.”
I often get asked about my opinion of the low-cost laptops that are out there, and in the end, my opinion is no different than what this article says. Depending on what you plan to use it for, they can be worth getting, but know what you’re getting and the limitations before you buy. The more you understand how you would use a laptop, and where that might cause problems for you, the better decision you can make.
Take a look at this article for more details about what these laptops offer, and where they might fall short for you.