Everybody must have some sort of computer, laptop or desktop is a personal choice but if you are looking to move into the laptop world then this article will help you find some hidden gems in 2017 that will help you decide what laptop to get this year.
Best laptop overall: Dell XPS 13
As an all-rounder this laptop is the best of its range.
CPU: Intel Core i3 – i7 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620 – Iris Plus Graphics 640 | RAM: 4GB – 16GB | Screen: 13.3-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) – QHD+ (3,200 x 1,800) | Storage: 128GB – 1TB SSD
+ Faster than ever
+ Same long-lasting battery
– Still poor webcam position
– No Windows Hello via camera
Best cheap laptop: Samsung Chromebook Pro
Very cheap and reliable, running chrome OS.
CPU: 0.99Ghz Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 515 | RAM: 4GB | Screen: 12.3-inch, QHD (2,400 x 1,600) touchscreen | Storage: 32GB eMMC
+ Stunning, vivid screen
+ Stylus support on Chrome OS
– Weak speakers
CPU: 2.8GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X VRAM) | RAM: 16GB | Screen: 14-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) – QHD+ (3,200 x 1,800) IGZO (LED backlit, multi-touch) | Storage: 256GB – 1 TB PCIe SSD
+ Astonishingly powerful
+ Innovative and quiet cooling
CPU: Intel Core m3 – i7 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 615 – Iris Plus Graphics 640 | RAM: 4GB – 16GB | Screen: 12.3-inch, 2,736 x 1,824 PixelSense display | Storage: 128GB – 1TB SSD | Connectivity: 802.11ac Wi-Fi; Bluetooth 4.1 | Camera: 8MP rear-facing, 5MP front-facing | Weight: 1.73 pounds | Size: 11.5 x 7.93 x 0.33 inches (W x D x H)
Best MacBook: 12-inch MacBook (2016)
The true hidden gen in apple laptops.
CPU: Dual-core Intel Core m3 – Core m7 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 515 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 12-inch Retina (2,304 x 1,440) IPS | Storage: 256GB – 512GB PCIe Flash | Dimensions (W x D x H): 28.05cm x 19.65cm x 1.31cm
With over 20 years experience in the IT industry, There is no job to big or small. From a simple computer hardware installation, to a full-scale server based network rollout, Brad Whitcroft has you sorted!