The ASUS Transformer Book isn’t just a usual Windows 8 touchscreen laptop. It provides users with possibility to detach its screen and use it as a tablet and still be a full-blown ultraportable laptop with a 13.3-inch display and the Intel Core-series processors. The first available Transformer Book configuration is the TX300CA-DH71 boasting the Core [...]
Are you in the market for a decent standard-size laptop without breaking the $400 mark? The 15.6-inch Dell Inspiron I15RV-3812BLK is one of them, merging good everyday performance, an admirable feature set, and thin chassis in a $380 package.
The touchscreen laptops are an emerging category among mobile computers and one of them is the latest HP 4-1215dx from the Envy TouchSmart series. This model provides multitouch input support via its 14″ 720p screen, to give you an alternative for using just the keyboard and trackpad. By the way, the keyboard on the 4-1215dx [...]
The brand new Lenovo IdeaPad N585 – 59359186 15.6-inch laptop model is here to deliver a usable Windows 8 computing system at an extremely cheap price. Featuring the latest AMD E1-1500 dual-core processor at 1.48GHz, 4GB of RAM memory, and a 320GB hard drive, Lenovo’s N585 – 59359186 doesn’t win benchmark victories, but it will [...]
The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S 59370505 and Yoga 11S 59376649 are new convertible touch-enabled laptop PC models with innovative screen hinge, which allows rotation of the display all the way around. Thanks to the hinge, the 11.6-inch 11S can operate in four physical modes – laptop, stand, tent, and tablet, just like the older 13.3-inch [...]
One of our favorite affordable notebook series is the 15.6-inch Asus X501. The svelte-looking white Asus X501A-SPD0503W, which belongs to it, costs only $330 and for that amount it delivers good everyday-use performance thanks to the Intel Pentium 2020M dual-core 2.4GHz processor and 4GB of RAM, as well as an average sized hard drive with [...]
Among budget laptops, what catches attention on the Samsung NP300E5E-A01US is its surprisingly svelte design. The device is made of plastics, but the back of the 15.6-inch LCD panel has brushed aluminum appearance. It’s silver colored, just like the palmrests and area around the black chiclet-style keyboard and comfortably large trackpad.
The HP Pavilion G6-2235us is a classic 15.6-inch budget laptop with only one stand out feature – a 750GB hard drive, as opposed to usual 500GB, aimed at those who download and store lots of multimedia files. You can playback these files with ease, including 1080p ones, thanks to the AMD A6-4400M dual-core processor. It’s [...]
The Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-10000BLK is an average consumer full-size 15.6-inch laptop, but with a few twists. It’s thinner than the most of the notebooks in its class, measuring 1″ as opposed to around usual 1.3″-1.4″ and it has an ultra-low voltage processor instead of a standard voltage one.
Potential buyers of the $440-dollar Toshiba Satellite C855-S5115 15.6-inch Windows 8 laptop have to know one important thing. The Gateway NE56R49U with a very similar processor and the same other main components is currently selling for $90 less, which is a huge amount of money for those buying budget notebooks.
If you were considering buying the 15.6-inch NE56R48U laptop with the Intel Pentium B960 processor for $300, the Gateway NE56R49U will give you a second thought. For $50 more, or $350 precisely, the NE56R49U delivers a faster Core i3 CPU and a larger 500GB hard drive, up from 320GB.
The Dell Inspiron I15RV-1428BLK, also listed as I15RV-6190 on some web sites with all identical specs, is a new 15.6-inch model from the PC maker’s affordable laptop line. Despite being cheap, with a price tag of around $350, the I15RV-1428BLK / I15RV-6190 isn’t as bulky and under-powered as the older entry Inspiron notebooks. This one [...]
The 15.6-inch Asus K55N-SA804 is yet another AMD Quad-Core A8-4500M-based laptop. All of the A8-powered notebooks have similar performance, so their differences are in hard drive capacity, RAM, connectivity options, and design.
The Lenovo IdeaPad N580 – 59371992 is an entry laptop configuration and currently the cheapest Lenovo full-size laptop. The N580 – 59371992 is only $300 at Best Buy and packs the Intel Pentium B960 dual-core processor at 2.2GHz. This is slightly slower CPU than the entry Intel i3 in everyday tasks, but it is more [...]
The 13.3-inch Samsung NP540U3C-A03UB touchscreen-enabled ultrabook brings a faster processor as the only upgrade over the previous A02UB model. Instead of the Intel Core i3-3217U at 1.8GHz, the NP540U3C-A03UB features the i5-3317U at 1.7GHz default and up to 2.6GHz in TurboBoost mode, which enables significant increase in performance over the i3. However, the main stand-out [...]