Most Popular Laptops for June 2007

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Each month we compile data for the number of times a particular notebook is viewed on this sites product pages to get an idea for what mainstream consumers are looking at and thinking about buying. In June Dell released their Intel Santa Rosa laptop contenders and those models are storming up the charts. The sleek looking 13.3" screen XPS M1330 rocketed to #2 for the month and it was only available for 4-days during the month!


Lenovo ThinkPad T60 1. Lenovo ThinkPad T61 (Previously #1) – The ThinkPad T61 was released in May and raced to the top of the most popular charts. The T61 sports the new Intel Santa Rosa (Centrino Duo) platform and improves upon the popular T60 by offering an even sturdier build and extra port options.
m1330 2. Dell XPS M1330 (new to top ten) – The XPS M1330 has only been out less than a week, but the interest level and popularity is such that it registered as the #2 most viewed notebook for the month of June. We’re quite sure it will be the most popular for July given this trajectory. The M1330 is a 13.3" portable notebook with the Intel Santa Rosa processor, Nvidia 8400M graphics and slick looks.
dv6000t 3. HP Pavilion dv6000t (Previously #2) – The dv6000t continues to fall down the charts as it has been replaced by the updated dv6500t. The dv6000t has a 15.4" widescreen display, nice imprint finish and offers the Core 2 Duo processor and Nvidia 7400 graphics card.
Dell Inspiron e1505 4. Dell Inspiron e1505 / Inspiron 6400 (Previously #4) – The Inspiron e1505, sold as the Inspiron 6400 through Dell business, is a 15.4" screen notebook that uses a Core 2 Duo processor. The Inspiron 1520 will be replacing this model now that it is released.
Sony VAIO SZ 5. Sony VAIO SZ (Previously #5) – Performance in a small package, that sums up the Sony VAIO SZ. The bright glossy 13.3" display is powered by dedicated graphics and is being updated with the Intel Santa Rosa platform for an extra performance boost.
Lenovo ThinkPad T60 6. Lenovo ThinkPad T60 (Previously #4) – The ThinkPad T60 is the predecessor to the T61 that comes with either a 14" or 15" display and is powered by a Core 2 Duo processor.
fz 7. Sony VAIO FZ (new to top ten) – The Sony VAO FZ is a new release from Sony that has the Intel Santa Rosa platform on board. The VAIO FZ is a 15.4" screen notebook with multimedia functions and a sleek look.
A135 8. Toshiba Satellite A135 (previously #7) – The Toshiba Satellite A135 is a laptop with a 15.4" screen that’s been on our charts for a while now. The A135 can be configured in a variety of ways, anything from a Celeron processor to Core 2 Duo. The A135 is a good choice for first time laptop buyers.
Apple Apple MacBook Pro (Core 2 Duo 2.33GHz, 2GB RAM, 160GB HDD, 17-inch) 9. Apple MacBook Pro (back in top ten) – Apple put the latest Intel Santa Rosa platform into their top of the line MacBook Pro and all of a sudden the interest in this model peaked again. Power, beauty and utility sum up the MacBook Pro.
1520 10. Dell Inspiron 1520 (new to top ten) – Dell only announced the Inspiron 1520 at the end of June, but the anticipation for this new Dell mainstream 15.4" screen model was so great that it made it into the top ten for the month anyway. The Inspiron 1520 has the Intel Santa Rosa platform on board and comes in 8-different color selections.


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

11. Lenovo (IBM) ThinkPad X61

12. Dell XPS M1210

13. Dell Latitude D630

14. Dell Inspiron 1420

15. Dell Inspiron 1501

16. Toshiba Satellite A200 / A205

17. HP Pavilion dv6500t

18. Apple MacBook

19. HP Pavilion dv6000z

20. HP Pavilion dv9500t


To see how the Top 10 Notebooks of May looked view this article.  And remember, to get advice on which notebook to buy don’t just go with what’s popular, visit our What Notebook Should I Buy forum to ask what everyone else thinks you should buy based on your needs.  Check out how the current standings for this weeks most popular notebooks looks.


Top 15 Threads for June

While we’re on the subject of top 15, 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 June

  1. Upcoming; Inspiron 1520 and 1720 (poster Inspired911, posted 6/2/2007, 80,419 views, 773 replies)
  2. Dell XPS M1330 (poster Vivek, posted 6/4/2007, 54,594 views, 562 replies)
  3. Dell XPS M1330 First Look Review (Video) (poster JerryJ, posted 6/25/2007, 39,186 views, 267 replies)
  4. Some true Dell XPS M1330 photos (poster chungxu, posted 6/20/2007, 33,192 views, 102 replies)
  5. M1330 – Dell Recommended for University Discount (poster Vivek, posted 6/28/2007, 28,887 views, 444 replies)
  6. Apple MacBook Pro 15" with Intel Santa Rosa Review (poster Nicholie, posted 6/6/2007, 26,039 views, 203 replies)
  7. Vaio FZ Owners Thread !! (poster Jaymz, posted 6/7/2007, 24,599 views, 318 replies)
  8. Dell Confirms Upcoming XPS M1330 and Dell Inspiron 1420, 1520 and 1720 Laptops (poster Andrew, posted 6/17/2007, 19,155 views, 101 replies)
  9. Mac Book Pro Benchmarks (poster stgben, posted 6/6/2007, 18,505 views, 89 replies)
  10. Which ASUS model is this? (poster jsis, posted 6/5/2007, 12,993 views, 172 replies)
  11. 319MB NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS IS HERE!!!! (poster s6arface, posted 6/5/2007, 12,660 views, 119 replies)
  12. Sager 2090 Impressions (poster losthighwayblues, posted 6/25/2007, 12,546 views, 194 replies)
  13. Less than 2 days till T61P Launch (poster next4nextel, posted 6/3/2007, 10,883 views, 91 replies)
  14. Dell Latitude D630 Review (poster FrostKnight, posted 6/10/2007, 10,625 views, 104 replies)
  15. XPS m1330 (poster Matt is Pro, posted 6/23/2007, 10,618 views, 130 replies)
  16. Apple MacBook Pro Updates with Intel Santa Rosa and LED Backlit screen (poster Andrew, posted 6/4/2007, 10,487 views, 109 replies)
  17. Hasta La Vista, Vista (poster Pulp, posted 6/24/2007, 10,139 views, 137 replies)
  18. 128mb 8600M GT MBP 3dMark2005 score (poster dasein, posted 6/6/2007, 9,375 views, 137 replies)
  19. Asus Eee, Are you getting 1? (poster lunateck, posted 6/6/2007, 8,701 views, 188 replies)
  20. Has anyone receved their T61 yet? (poster crxtreme, posted 6/4/2007, 8,567 views, 129 replies)



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