Laptops

  • HP 15-g094sa review

    380
    inc VAT

    A reasonable performer with generous storage, but a poor touchpad and disappointing screen means it isn't the best way to spend £380

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad-core 2GHz AMD A8-6410, RAM: 8GB, Size: 378x260x25mm, Weight: 2.2kg, Screen size: 15.6in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: AMD Radeon R5, Total storage: 1TB hard disk

    Published 
    20 Nov 2014
  • Toshiba Satellite Pro NB10-A-10P review

    357
    inc VAT

    The Toshiba Satellite Pro NB10-A-10P is a tiny, lightweight and yet robust laptop, but it's very cramped and battery life is sub-par

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad-core 2GHz Intel Pentium N3510, RAM: 4GB, Size: 284x208.6x21.5mm, Weight: 1.3kg, Screen size: 11.6in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD Graphics, Total storage: 500GB hard disk

    Published 
    14 Nov 2014
  • HP Slatebook (2014) review

    330
    inc VAT

    The HP Slatebook is a gorgeous, cheap and light laptop, but its Android operating system forces a lot of compromises

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad-core 1.8GHz Nvidia Tegra 4, RAM: 2GB, Size: 344x240x15.9mm, Weight: 1.7kg, Screen size: 14in, Screen resolution: 1,920x1,080, Graphics adaptor: Integrated, Total storage: 32GB eMMC

    Published 
    13 Nov 2014
  • HP ProBook 450 G2 review

    499
    inc VAT

    The HP ProBook 450 G2 Windows 7 laptop does all the basics for a reasonable price, but it needs a higher resolution screen

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 1.9GHz Intel Core i3-4030U, RAM: 4GB, Size: 375x262x25.5mm, Weight: 2.2kg, Screen size: 15.6in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD Graphics 4400, Total storage: 500GB hard disk

    Published 
    12 Nov 2014
  • Acer Aspire V5-123 review

    317
    inc VAT

    It's cheap, but you'll need a calendar rather than a stopwatch to measure the performance of this laptop's processor

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 1GHz AMD E1-2100, RAM: 4GB, Size: 285x202x27.5mm, Weight: 1.2kg, Screen size: 11.6in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: AMD Radeon HD 8210, Total storage: 500GB hard disk

    Published 
    10 Nov 2014
  • Acer Aspire E3-111 review

    230

    A cheap but cheerful 11.6in netbook, the Acer Aspire E3-111 can handle the basics without a fuss

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 2.16GHz Intel Celeron N2830, RAM: 4GB, Size: 291x211x21.2mm, Weight: 1.3kg, Screen size: 11.6in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD Graphics, Total storage: 500GB hard disk

    Published 
    9 Nov 2014
  • Lenovo N20p Chromebook review

    200
    inc VAT

    The Lenovo N20p is a cheap and flexible Chromebook with great battery life, but the keyboard is a letdown

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 2.16GHz Intel Celeron N2830, RAM: 4GB, Size: 295x212x17.9mm, Weight: 1.3kg, Screen size: 11.6in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD Graphics, Total storage: 16GB SSD

    Published 
    8 Nov 2014
  • Chillblast Akira 14in Gaming Laptop review

    600
    inc VAT

    The Chillblast Akira is a great value laptop with good entry-level gaming performance

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 2.5GHz Intel Core i3-4100M, RAM: 4GB, Size: 339x239x29mm, Weight: 1.85kg, Screen size: 14in, Screen resolution: 1,920x1,080, Graphics adaptor: Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M, Total storage: 500GB hard disk (8GB SSD cache)

    Published 
    6 Nov 2014
  • Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA review

    450
    inc VAT

    The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA is a foldable touch screen laptop with a great chassis and excellent performance for the money

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core Intel Core i3-4030U, RAM: 4GB, Size: 326x232x22mm, Weight: 1.75kg, Screen size: 13.3in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD Graphics 4400, Total storage: 500GB hard disk

    Published 
    5 Nov 2014
  • Dell Inspiron 13 7000 review

    649
    inc VAT

    Dell is on to a winner with the thin and light Inspiron 13 7000 hybrid laptop, although it's quite expensive

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 1.7GHz Intel Core i5-4210U, RAM: 8GB, Size: 330x222x19.4mm, Weight: 1.7kg, Screen size: 13.3in, Screen resolution: 1,920x1,080, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD Graphics 4400, Total storage: 500GB hybrid hard disk (8GB SSD cache)

    Published 
    4 Nov 2014
  • Asus Transformer Book T200TA review

    350
    inc VAT

    A competent tablet and an effective laptop, the Transformer Book T200TA is the best-value budget laptop around

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad-core 1.46GHz Intel Atom Z3775, RAM: 2GB, Size: 305x200x26mm, Weight: Combined: 1.54kg Tablet: 0.78kg, Screen size: 11.6in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD graphics, Total storage: 32GB SSD (tablet), 500GB hard disk (dock)

    Published 
    3 Nov 2014
  • Dell Inspiron 15 5000 review

    549
    inc VAT

    Great build quality and excellent performance make the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 a great laptop at a reasonable price

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 2GHz Intel Core i7-4510U, RAM: 8GB, Size: 380x259x21.8mm, Weight: 2.38kg, Screen size: 15.6in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: AMD Radeon HD R7 M265, Total storage: 1TB Hard disk

    Published 
    29 Oct 2014
  • Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display review

    Apple 13in Macbook Pro with Retina Display (Late 2013)
    1,499
    inc VAT

    A beautiful Retina display, powerful Haswell processor and excellent integrated graphics make the 13-inch MacBook Pro simply awesome

    Key specs 

    13.3 in 2,560x1,600 display, 1.6kg, 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-4288U, 8.00GB RAM, 512GB disk, MacOS X Mavericks

    Published 
    23 Oct 2014
  • 13-inch Macbook Air review

    Macbook Air
    849
    inc VAT

    The resolution hasn't changed, but with great battery life and a lower price, the Macbook Air is still a superb ultraportable

    Key specs 

    13.3 in 1,440x900 display, 1.4kg, 1.4GHz Intel Core i5-4260U, 4.00GB RAM, 128GB disk, OS X 10.8

    Published 
    23 Oct 2014
  • Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review

    1,299
    inc VAT

    A clever new hinge inspired by watches and Intel's latest CPU make the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro a seriously desirable convertible Ultrabook

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 1.3GHz Intel Core M-70, RAM: 8GB, Size: 299x228x12mm, Weight: 1.17kg, Screen size: 13.3in, Screen resolution: 3,200x1,800, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD 5300, Total storage: 256GB SSD

    Published 
    16 Oct 2014
  • Chillblast Helix 17 Ultra Slim review

    1,250
    inc VAT

    Impressively thin and remarkably powerful, the Chillblast Helix is exceptionally well built, if a trifle bland

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad-core 2.5GHz Intel Core i7-4710HQ, RAM: 8GB, Size: 418.5x287x21.8mm, Weight: 2.7kg, Screen size: 17.3in, Screen resolution: 1,920x1,080, Graphics adaptor: Nvidia GeForce GTX 870M, Total storage: 120GB SSD, 1TB hard disk

    Published 
    1 Oct 2014
  • Aorus X3 Plus review

    1,548
    inc VAT

    Light, hugely desirable but expensive; the Aorus X3 Plus is a terrific gaming laptop with a gorgeous high-res screen

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad core 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-4860HQ, RAM: 16GB, Size: 330x263.5x22.9mm, Weight: 1.8kg, Screen size: 14in, Screen resolution: 3,200x1,800, Graphics adaptor: Nvidia GeForce GTX 870M, Total storage: 512GB (2x 256GB SSD)

    Published 
    25 Sep 2014
  • HP Envy x360 review

    649
    inc VAT

    Impressively flexible, but the screen and touchpad on the HP Envy x360 could do with some improvement

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 1.7Ghz Intel Core i5-4210U, RAM: 8GB, Size: 383.7x258.5x23.6mm, Weight: 2.4kg, Screen size: 15.6in, Screen resolution: 1,344x768, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD Graphics 4400, Total storage: 1TB hard disk

    Published 
    24 Sep 2014
  • Asus G750JZ review

    1,782
    inc VAT

    The G750JZ is a powerful and heavy gaming laptop with excellent build quality and blazing performance

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad-core 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-4860HQ, RAM: 24GB, Size: 410x318x58mm, Weight: 4.8kg, Screen size: 17.3in, Screen resolution: 1,920x1,080, Graphics adaptor: Nvidia GeForce GTX 880M, Total storage: 256GB SSD, 1.5TB hard disk

    Published 
    9 Sep 2014
  • Toshiba Satellite Click 2 L30W-B-10D review

    499

    The Toshiba Satellite Click 2 L30W-B-10D hybrid laptop has a quality screen and reasonable performance

    Key specs 

    "Processor: Quad-core 2.16GHz Intel Pentium N3530, RAM: 4GB, Size: Tablet: 331x215x13.9mm
    System: 331x244.5x22.9mm, Weight: Tablet: 1.1kg
    System: 2.1kg, Screen size: 13.3in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD Graphics, Total storage: 500GB hard disk"

    Published 
    8 Sep 2014