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.
Samsung has recently unveiled a new iteration of the ATIV ultrabook series, the Book 9 NP900X3K-K01US. Upgraded from last year’s version, this premium, thin and elegant laptop comes at a list price of $1699, so not exactly cheap, but with great features and specs.
Starting at $1199 MSRP, the Dell Alienware 15 ANW15-1421SLV is the most accessible version of the brand’s 15-inch gaming laptop series. Launched earlier this year, it’s still highly regarded by many reviewers and satisfied users, mainly because of the specs and more important, the build quality.
October 2019 Update:
This laptop has been discontinued.
If you’re looking for a modern and affordable option, check out the ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GT gaming laptop. Click the link to read our full review.
The ASUS K501LX-EB71 Multimedia laptop was launched a month ago and it already received stellar reviews because the guys on ASUS really emphasized the performances while keeping the price tag under 1000 Dollars.
The launch of MSI’s brand new gaming laptop stole everyone’s attention mainly because of it’s processing unit: a 4h generation Intel i7-4720HQ, which ranks in the top 25 best laptop CPU’s you can get at the time this article was written, according to cpubenchmark.com, and because of its calibration technology (True Color Technology), which sets the image output mode very close to 100% of sRGB.