The relatively rugged Lenovo B50 series are designed for office and work environment tasks. Delivering speed and accessibility is a must for these workhorses, not to mention durability and competitive prices. Therefore, the Lenovo B50-80 80EW023CUS, the most expensive variation of the series will deliver those results.
The affordable convertible laptops from Dell, the Inspiron 11 3000 series are designed as a viable alternative to Chromebooks for people who want a little more control over their machines and a bit more processing power and versatility.
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
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.