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Top 10 Laptops Of This Year

The laptop market has considerably shrunk due to the advent of tablets but ever since designers modeled them with 2 in 1 functionality, they are making a comeback. Tablets lack power and until they are brought to an affordable price, laptops will continue to have a little breathing space.  So enjoy our list of this year’s top 10 laptops

10. HP Spectre x360(780$)

Specifications: CPU: 2.2GHz Intel Core i5-5200 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5500 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 13.3-inch, 1,920 x 1,080 FHD Radiance LED-backlit touchscreen | Storage: 256GB SSD

This Laptop has a sleek metal body, and its small size is comparable to MacBook Air but considerably more than the Apple product. Though the laptop is 2 in 1 as it doubles as a tablet, the feature is useless because of its weight.

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9. Dell Inspiron 13 7000(1059$)

Specification:CPU: 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-5500 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5500 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 13.3-inch, 1,920 x 1,080 FHD IPS touchscreen | Storage: 256GB SSD

This laptop is not for someone looking to buy the latest thing in the market; rather it is a solid buy where not much could go wrong. The screen can be flipped back to give a 1080 tablet experience as well, and as the metal body is coated in soft rubber, the machine has an elegant look.

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8. Toshiba Chromebook 2(230$)

Specifications:CPU: 2.16GHz Intel Celeron N2840 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics | RAM: 4GB | Screen: 13.3-inch, 1920 x 1090 TruBrite TFT display | Storage: 16GB SSD

At this low price, this Chromebook offered by Toshiba betters most Windows running laptops in its range. Most Chromebooks are power efficient & this one is no different. Toshiba has also recently announced that they are updating this model with Intel Core i-3.

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7. Asus ChromeBook Flip(219$)

Specification: CPU: 1.8GHz Rockchip 3288-C | Graphics: ARM Mali T624 | RAM: 2GB LPDDR3 SDRAM | Screen: 10.1-inch, WXGA (1,280 x 800) IPS multi-touch screen | Storage: 16GB eMMC

The 2-1 laptop helped Chromebook into the spotlight. The laptop is extremely lightweight which makes the tablet feature all the more useful; the laptop outlasts other machines with an 8-hour battery life as well. But is not that powerful as some of it’s other competitors outside the Chromebook realm.

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6. Asus ZenBook UX305(649$)

Specifications: CPU: 800MHz Intel Core M 5Y10| Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5300 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 13.3-inch FHD 1,920 x 1,080 (matte) | Storage: 256GB SSD

This laptop can rival even the likes of MacBook Air. For starters, it is lighter & thinner than the MacBook Air & is offered at a fraction of its price.But the laptop loses points regarding screen resolution and performance as the 800Mhz processor is not nearly as powerful as 1.6 GHz cores in most laptops.

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5. New MacBook 2015(1760$)

Specifications:CPU: 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core M | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5300 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 12-inch, 2,304 x 1,440 LED-backlit IPS display | Storage: 256GB SSD

If looks are your only concern, then New MacBook 2015 will fit your bill. The razor ship aluminum unibody makes it the one of thinnest laptops ever. If you can deal with using ports with a separate adapter & get used to the new keyboard design then having this machine will make your friends envious.

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4. Surface Book(1499$)

Specifications:CPU: 2.4GHz Intel Core i5-6300U | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520; Nvidia GeForce graphics | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 13.5-inch, 3,000 x 2,000 PixelSense Display | Storage: 256GB PCIe3.0 SSD

One of the best offered Ultrabooks. It can act as a standalone tablet or otherwise known as a clipboard. One of the best performing Windows 10 laptop available right now. Though we can spend more time lauding the machine but, it is also true that major updates will be coming soon. Since the laptop is very new to the market, it still has its minor problems.

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3. Surface Pro 4(1200$)

Specifications: CPU: 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7- | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520 | RAM: 16GB | Screen: 12.3-inch, 2,736 x 1,824 PixelSense display | Storage: 256GB

This is the best iteration of Windows 10 in tablets but as powerful as any laptop in the market. Surface Pro 4 is much lighter and thinner than Surface Pro 3. As it features a faster processor and more memory, it can seamlessly replace your laptop.

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2. 13-inch MacBook Air (999$)

Specification:CPU: 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 13.3-inch, LED-backlit glossy display (1440 x 900) | Storage: 256GB SSD

This powerful laptop can handle everything from light web browsing to serious graphical simulation software. It comes with a powerful 1.6Hz dual-core Intel i5 processor. The battery life for this laptop is incredible as it can last up to 12 hours. The latest MacBook contains “power apps” such as Photos, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

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1. Dell XPS 13(789$)

Specifications: CPU: 2.2Ghz Intel Core i5-5200 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5500 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 13.3-inch 3,200 x 1,800 UltraSharp QHD+ touch display | Storage: 256GB SSD

A revolutionary laptop in itself. A nearly borderless infinity display is its most aesthetic & distinct feature. The best windows laptop and the best Ultrabook this machine is everything you can ever dream off.  It has been ranked by numerous magazines as this years number 1 laptop & judging by the performance features we would not argue. The only thing against this laptop would be that it lacks an Ethernet port.

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