For many years, Acer’s TravelMate laptops have been well received by demanding users. Built for portability and efficiency, the TravelMate series has suffered because of its traditionally bulky and unattractive design. However, with the newly released models, Acer is proposing a more appealing approach to its iconic laptop.
HP Pavilion 17-g040nr
The HP Pavillion 17-g040nr is the definition of an atypical laptop. Looking at the technical specifications, we find that almost every hardware piece seems to be in between two generations, like a bridge linking old and new technologies. But I think it works great as a college or home notebook, simply because this mixture allows for a wide range of possible uses.
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series I7548-2129SLV
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.
ASUS Transformer Book Chi T300 CHI-F1-DB
ASUS have gathered some great user reviews with their 2-in-1 detachable series, the Transformer Book Chi, a sleek and rather versatile slim convertible notebook that will work great as an ultraportable device for those who don’t need a lot of computing power.
Toshiba Satellite S50-CST2GX1
The new Toshiba Satellite S50 mid-ranger makes for a great bridge between cheap laptops and more serious ultrabooks or even workstations. The happy blend of hardware, design, features and portability will likely make this laptop a best seller in the upcoming months, especially since it’s usually on sale with considerable discounts.
The ASUS F554LA-WS71 is mid-range notebook most suited for users needing the laptop at home as a desktop replacement device since it’s packed with backward compatible technology and decent enough hardware to actually replace a stationary PC for most everyday activities.