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Question Looking for portable Thin Laptop

Discussion in 'Building a new PC' started by koolyoe, Aug 10, 2016.

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  1. koolyoe

    koolyoe Regular member

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    Hello everyone, I am trying to find a laptop but there are so many options I don't know what is worth the money, and which to choose.
    Here is what I know I want in it:
    Windows 10
    i5 or i7
    8gb ram or more
    Thin
    Lightweight
    Portable
    Touchscreen / hand written notes
    Able to Code on it
    Run Linux or at least a virtual machine
    decent battery life
    Needs to look nice
    No bigger than 15inch screen would prefer a 13inch or so.

    A lot of reviews I see recommend the Surface Pro 4 but to get an i5 and 8gb of ram its almost like buying a gaming laptop.
    I wouldn't mind getting it but I feel like it might be over priced?
    I need to be able to code, security work, and draw, and take hand written notes.

    Let me know what you all think.
    Thanks!
     
  2. mahlemuts

    mahlemuts Member

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    Samsung and Asus both do a great Ultrabook, <13" screens, core i5 and varying spec, should be more than enough for your needs.
    Sorry I don't have any links to hand but should be simple enough to source new/used from the usual outlets.

    also the Surface 2 or 3 should be cheap enough now if they're an option (if not too small)
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    problem with thin lines laptops whether apple or windows is most likely no optical drive, ram & ssd becoming part of motherboard so no upgrading or easy repair\replacement.
     
  4. Angelina Franklin

    Angelina Franklin Newbie

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    You might wanna add Lenovo Yoga 900 in your comparison list
    It wins in many aspect such as battery, will last full day, ultra-portable, Slim, light, style, but the display isn’t perfect
     
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