The Dell Inspiron 15 has stood the test of time well enough to become a household name in the world of consumer friendly, low to mid range laptops. Suitable for a host of applications, the notebooks belonging to the 7000 series offer a good combination of performance and functionality.
The HP ENVY 15-v010nr is a mid-range notebook with decent performance ratings that doesn’t truly shine in any area, but as a whole is a great device. Despite the numbers, the HP feels lighter than it actually is and on the surface of things gives a higher quality vibe thanks to its decent building materials.
The Satellite Fusion 15 L55W-C5259 is a brand new, Windows 10 ready, mid-range convertible laptop from Toshiba. Officially launched just a few days ago, it comes at a list price of $799, a fair price for this laptop with hinges capable of rotating the screen at 360 degrees. It’s ideal for college students, home users and light work (more useful in face-to-face and small team presentations and meetings).
The Lenovo Flex 3 is considered by many to be the poor man’s Yoga 3, which is currently the flagship 2-in-1 laptop/tablet from Lenovo. We do agree up to a point though. The Flex is up to 40% cheaper than its premium counterpart and that alone is a decisive factor in many user’s buying decisions, since most don’t actually need the thinness and mobility guaranteed by the Yoga.
Toshiba’s Satellite S55T-B5152 is a mid-range laptop equipped decently to handle multitasking and average day-to-day use without freezes or latencies. It doesn’t particularly shine in any areas, but it’s a good and balanced desktop replacement