Ultraportable laptops

  • 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
  • PC Specialist Mirage II review

    281

    A low-priced 11.6in laptop, but the PC Specialist Mirage II is a poor performer with little battery life

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 1.0GHz AMD E1-2100 APU, RAM: 4GB, Size: 297x190x30.5mm, Weight: 1.3kg, Screen size: 11.1in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: AMD Radeon HD 8210, Total storage: 500GB hard disk

    Published 
    28 Aug 2014
  • Asus X200MA review

    199

    The Asus X200MA is a super-cheap laptop that's well made, but its performance lets it down

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 2.16GHz Intel Celeron N2830, RAM: 2GB, Size: 302x200x25.6mm, Weight: 1.2kg, Screen size: 11.1in, Screen resolution: 1,366x768, Graphics adaptor: Intel HD Graphics, Total storage: 500GB Hard disk

    Published 
    28 Aug 2014
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with Type Cover
    849

    It's quite expensive, but the Surface Pro 3 is a superb Windows tablet that can genuinely replace your laptop

    Key specs 

    Processor: Dual-core 1.9GHz Intel Core i5-4300U, Screen size: 12in, Screen resolution: 2,160x1,440, Rear camera: 5-megapixel, Storage: 128GB, Wireless data: N/A, Size: 292x201x9.1mm, Weight: 800g, Operating system: Windows 8.1 Pro

    Published 
    6 Aug 2014
  • Fujitsu Stylistic Q584

    Fujitsu Stylistic
    1,198
    inc VAT (tablet and keyboard dock only)

    A decent enterprise tablet, but it’s expensive and not rugged enough for our liking

    Key specs 

    Processor: 2.4GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3770, RAM: 4GB, Dimensions(HxWxD): 180.8x267x9.9mm, Weight: 640g, Screen size: 10.1in, Screen resolution: 2,560x1,600, Total storage: 128GB SSD, Operating system: Windows 8.1

    Published 
    2 Aug 2014
  • Dell XPS 11

    Dell XPS 11
    859
    inc VAT

    Disappointing touch keyboard and average screen ruin what could be a good laptop

    Key specs 

    11.6 in 2,560x1,440 display, 1.1kg, 1.5GHz Intel Core i5-4210Y, 4.00GB RAM, 128GB disk, Windows 8.1

    Published 
    10 Jul 2014
  • Asus VivoBook X200CA

    Asus VivoBook X200CA
    299
    inc VAT

    Battery life could be better, but this budget touchscreen laptop is great value

    Key specs 

    11.6 in 1,366x768 display, 1.4kg, 1.4GHz Intel Celeron 1007U, 4.00GB RAM, 500GB disk, Windows 8

    Published 
    10 Jul 2014
  • Chillblast Helium i7 4500 14" Ultrabook review

    899
    inc VAT

    Powerful and good-value ultraportable laptop, but its keyboard and battery life disappoint

    Key specs 

    Processor: 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-4500U, RAM: 16GB, Dimensions(HxWxD): 23x340x240, Weight: 2.0kg, Screen size: 14in, Screen resolution: 1,600x900, Total storage: 620GB (120GB SSD + 500GB hybrid hard disk), Operating system: Windows 8.1 64bit

    Published 
    28 Jun 2014
  • Acer Aspire Switch 10

    Acer Aspire Switch 10
    295
    inc VAT

    A decent convertible, but its poor keyboard and lack-lustre performance makes the Asus T100 a better buy

    Key specs 

    Processor: Quad-core 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z3745

    RAM: 2GB

    Dimensions(HxWxD): 8.9x261.6x177.1mm

    Weight: Tablet: 0.585kg; With keyboard 1.104kg

    Screen size: 10.1in

    Screen resolution: 1,366x768

    Total storage: 32GB SSD

    Operating system: Windows 8.1

    Published 
    27 Jun 2014
  • Schenker S403

    Schenker S403
    875
    inc VAT

    This ultraportable has a good specification for its price, but is let down by terrible battery life

    Key specs 

    14 in 1,920x1,080 display, 1.8kg, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U, 8.00GB RAM, 620GB disk, Windows 8.1

    Published 
    13 Jun 2014
  • Dell Chromebook 11

    Dell Chromebook 11
    215
    inc VAT

    Dell’s latest Chromebook is a good performer, but it’s more expensive than our current favourite

    Published 
    13 Jun 2014
  • HP Spectre 13-3010ea

    HP Spectre 13-3010ea
    1,049
    inc VAT

    A light and attractive ultraportable let down by a clunky touchpad and high price

    Key specs 

    13.3 in 1,920x1,080 display, 1.5kg, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U, 8.00GB RAM, 265GB disk, Windows 8.1

    Published 
    12 Jun 2014
  • Gigabyte P34G v2

    Gigabyte P34G v2
    1,150
    inc VAT

    This lightweight gaming laptop is very capable, although it doesn't have enough battery life for serious use while out and about

    Key specs 

    14 in 1,920x1,080 display, 1.7kg, 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-4700HQ, 8.00GB RAM, 128GB disk, Windows 8.1

    Published 
    11 Jun 2014
  • Fujitsu Lifebook S904

    Fujitsu Lifebook S904
    1,191
    inc VAT

    It's not what we'd call pretty, but this business ultraportable gets it right with a 2,560x1,440 screen and tons of features

    Key specs 

    13.3 in 2,560x1,440 display, 1.5kg, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U, 8.00GB RAM, 500GB disk, Windows 8.1 Pro

    Published 
    10 Jun 2014
  • Toshiba Tecra Z50-A-11H

    Toshiba Tecra Z50-A-11H
    999
    inc VAT

    This capable business laptop has plenty of extra features, but doesn't get it quite right when it comes to the screen and touchpad

    Key specs 

    15.6 in 1,366x768 display, 1.8kg, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U, 4.00GB RAM, 128GB disk, Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit

    Published 
    9 Jun 2014
  • Toshiba Kira-101 review

    Toshiba Kira-101
    1,299
    inc VAT

    This Ultrabook has brilliant screen and build quality, but performance isn't up to scratch for the price

    Key specs 

    13.3 in 2,560x1,440 display, 1.4kg, 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-4500U, 8.00GB RAM, 256GB disk, Windows 8.1 Pro

    Published 
    7 Jun 2014
  • HP Pavillion 11 x360 review

    HP Pavillion 11 x360
    349
    inc VAT

    This laptop is attractive, low-power, and lightweight, but you can do better for the money

    Key specs 

    11.6 in 1,366x768 display, 1.4kg, 2.13GHz Intel Celeron N2820, 4.00GB RAM, 500GB disk, Windows 8.1

    Published 
    6 Jun 2014
  • Asus Zenbook UX302 review

    Asus Zenbook UX302
    999
    inc VAT

    It's more expensive than some of its rivals, but this fantastic ultraportable backs up its price with plenty of power and a great display

    Key specs 

    13.3 in 1,920x1,080 display, 1.5kg, 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-4500U, 4.00GB RAM, 500GB disk, Windows 8.1

    Published 
    4 Jun 2014
  • Acer Travelmate B113-M review

    Acer Travelmate B113-M
    300
    inc VAT

    This titchy laptop gives you plenty of power for not much money, easily making up for slightly below-par battery life

    Key specs 

    11.6 in 1,366x768 display, 1.4kg, 1.9GHz Intel Core i3-3227U, 4.00GB RAM, 320GB disk, Windows 8.1

    Published 
    3 Jun 2014
  • Acer Aspire S7-392 Pro review

    Acer Aspire S7-392 Pro
    1,205
    inc VAT

    A beautiful Ultrabook with great hardware, but its keyboard and screen are very poor

    Key specs 

    13.3 in 1,920x1,080 display, 1.3kg, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U, 4.00GB RAM, 128GB disk, Windows 8 Pro

    Published 
    18 May 2014