Our Favorite Laptops

Here are a few of the laptops that we use.

PC

ASUS UX31a-DB51 Zenbook Prime 13.3" Ultrabook

Price: $1,009 + shipping and tax

Why we like it: It is light and thin, Core i5 processor, a true 4-5 hr battery life, high resolution screen, cold boots in 15 seconds.

Product Highlights
  • 1.7GHz Intel Core i5-3317U Dual-Core
  • 4GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 128GB Solid State Drive
  • Integrated Intel HD Graphics
  • 13.3" Widescreen IPS Antiglare Display
  • 1920 x 1080 Native Resolution
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Bang and Olufsen ICEpower Speakers
  • Integrated Webcam and Microphone
  • Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
 

 

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/872800-REG/ASUS_UX31A_DB51_UX31A_DB51_Zenbook_Prime_13_3.html

 

Dell Latitude E6430

Price: $1,249

Why we like it: New core i5 processor, high resolution screen, 3-year warranty.

Product Highlights
  • 3rd gen Core i5-3210M Processor (2.5GHz, 3M cache)
  • 4GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 500GB 7200rpm Hard Drive
  • NVIDIA NVS 5200M (GDDR5 1GB)
  • 14" Widescreen HD+(1600x900) Anti-glare Display
  • 8X DVD+/- RW
  • 3 Year ProSupport with 3 Year NBD limited onsite service after remote diagnosis
  • Windows 7 Home professional (64-bit)
  • Weight: 4.44 lbs
 

 http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/latitude-e6430/pd?refid=latitude-e6430&baynote_bnrank=0&baynote_irrank=0&~ck=baynoteSearch&isredir=true

 

Mac

Macbook Air 13"

Price: $1,149

Why we like it: It is light and thin (2.86 lb, 0.72" thick), Core i5 processor, a true 4-5 hr battery life, high resolution screen, cold boots in 15 seconds, costs just over $1,000.

Product Highlights
  • 1.8GHz Intel Dual-Core Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 2.8GHz
  • 4GB of DDR3L SDRAM
  • 128GB Solid State Drive
  • 1440 x 900 13.3" display
  • Backlit Keyboard
 

 

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Last update on September 7, 2012