Now I know for a bit extra you can get a core i3 and dedicated graphics but I have been on the lookout for a <£300 laptop for a friend and thought this was decently spec'd for the money. Big plus for me is that its not celeron!
Never dealt with this seller before but it looks like they do free uk mainland delivery.
Heres the spiel:
The Aspire Series offers a diverse range of notebooks that give you the performance, graphics and communication tools to step up your digital entertainment, complete your daily computing tasks, and stay in touch with everyone you know, whether you're at home or away.
The Aspire 5741 Series provides the perfect balance between performance, energy use, mobility and size, bringing you computing without limits or boundaries. This innovatively designed notebook delivers high-performance multitasking, cinematic entertainment, complete connectivity -- and endless possibilities!
Processor Intel® Pentium® Dual Core (P6000,1.86GHz, 3MB Cache)
Screen 15.6" (Acer CineCrystal, 1366x768 HD, High Brightness)
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit
RAM 3GB (DDR3 1066MHZ)
Hard Drive 320GB
Optical Drive DVD Rewriter (Records DVDs 8x & CDs 24x & Dual Layer Super Multi)
Graphics Integrated (Intel® GMA X4500 3D Graphics with up to 384MB Shared Memory)
Wireless LAN Wireless (802.11b/g/n Wireless)
Network Card 10/100/1000 Gigabit Fast Ethernet
Integrated Webcam Integrated Webcam with Microphone
Card Reader 5-in-1 card reader (SD/MS/MS-Pro/MMC/SDHC/)
USB Ports 3x USB 2.0 ports
Speakers Integrated Stereo Speakers
VGA Port 1 External VGA Port
Kensington Lock Kensington lock slot
Charge Time 2.5 Hours
HDMI 1x HDMI Port
Warranty 12 Months Acer Collect & Return
Battery Life 3-4 Hours (up to 4 hours with power management)
Weight 2-3 Kg (This Model 2.5 Kg)
Finger Print Reader No