Thursday, 2 March 2017

Chromebooks under £400

You may know of Chrome as your most preferred browser with it being fast and reliable especially when pitted against other less reliable browsers. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that Chromebooks, an offering from Google, apply the same rules of reliability and speed. 

Many smaller laptops are not capable of running something like a Windows operating system making it frustratingly impossible for us to use our devices with ease, and that’s where Chromebooks come in to fill the void in the market.

Read on as we take a look at our favourite Chromebooks under £400

 HP Chromebook 11

• Price: £199.99
• Processor: Intel Celeron N3060 / 1.6GHz Max Turbo Speed 2.48 GHz
• RAM: 4GB
• Storage:16GB eMMC
• Screen: 11.6" Display (1366 x 768) Resolution
• Graphics: Integrated Intel HD Graphics
• Operating System: Google Chrome OS

The least expensive option in our list of Chromebooks under £400, the HP Chromebook 11 is thin and light and has a fanless design if you’re someone who is annoyed by noisy laptops. Its dual core processor and HP True Vision HD webcam make it suitable for someone looking for a resourceful Chromebook.

  Dell Chromebook 11 (3120)

• Price: £257.49
• Processor: Intel Celeron N2840 (2.16 GHz)
• RAM: 4GB
• Storage:16GB eMMC
• Screen: 11.6" HD LED (1366x768)
• Graphics: Intel HD Graphics

If you‘re under the impression that Chromebooks are weak and delicate alternatives to a laptop, you would be wrong; the Dell Chromebook 11 has been military tested in the US to ensure it is durable enough to withstand a range of testing conditions, making it perfect for school or work. It also comes with a 180 degree hinge, a 4th gen Intel Core processor and an impressive battery life. It was recently included in the list of ‘The 7 Best Chromebooks of 2017’ by Tech Radar and came in at number 3 so if you’re on the lookout for a dependable laptop, this would be the perfect choice. It is also reasonably priced coming in at the lower end of Chromebooks under £400.

ASUS Chromebook C201

• Price: £261.49
• Processor: Rockchip RK3288C
• RAM: 4GB
• Storage:16GB Flash
• Screen: 11.6" HD Display
• Graphics: Integrated Graphics
• Operating System: Google Chrome OS

Most Chromebooks have a battery life of 9-14 hours; the ASUS Chromebook C201 fulfils the higher end of the average with an impressive 13 hour battery life making it perfect for use all day without worrying about the battery running out on you. It has high quality speakers as well as Bluetooth 4.1, making it seamless for use with all your other devices.

The touchpad is built for multi touch gesture allowing you to work fast in a flawless manner. It also comes with two USB 2.0 ports, a HDMI micro port as well as a Micro SD card reader so if you need a laptop to use with multiple devices or like the ease of connectivity between your devices, the ASUS Chromebook C201 would be a good match.

ASUS Chromebook Flip

• Price: £288.49
• Processor: Rockchip Cortex-A17 RK3288C
• RAM: 4GB
• Storage:16GB SSD
• Screen: 10.1" Touchscreen
• Operating System: Google Chrome OS

The unmistakable USP and the beauty of the ASUS Chromebook flip lies in the design. With its unique 360 degree flip screen, it makes it easy to use when you’re out and about and want the flexibility of a laptop and tablet hybrid. It has an impressive 10.1 inch touchscreen as well as a HD camera adding to its versatility. It has a 9 hour battery life making it portable, as Google state Chromebooks are for ‘work and for play’ and this is most definitely the case for the ASUS Chromebook Flip. It is lightweight, convenient to travel with and easy enough for everyone to use.

If you find yourself using Chrome as well as Google Docs, the Chromebooks provide the option of working offline with Google Play Offline, they also have built in virus protection and a system which updates itself sparing us the mundane tasks of constantly checking (and missing) vital updates and increasing the security of your device.

Did you enjoy reading our list of Chromebooks under £400? Do you have a Chromebook or are you thinking of swapping your current laptop for one? Let us know in the comments below.

*Please note: all prices are subject to change without notice and all offers are subject to availability*

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Top 10 Tablets in the UK

On the hunt for a new tablet? With so much choice from various different brands, different models and features you want or need, finding a device suited to you can be a little tricky. Well, don’t worry! We’ve put together a list of the best tablets to narrow down the search.

iPad Pro

Screen Size: 12.9”
Storage: 256GB
Operating System: IOS 10
Processor: A9X

Kick starting the tablet wave that took the world by storm, Apple’s iPad is still unrivalled; remaining one of the most desired and popular devices despite the hefty price tag. This is more than just a luxurious tablet, it’s of immense quality; definitely tailored to those who dabble in digital art. With a 12.9” retina display, 5.6 million pixels and screen resolution of 2048 x 2732, you’re guaranteed true-to-life visuals. Alongside this, the colour gamut enables the screen to produce a wider range of colours enabling more coverage of the colour spectrum. For those in the area of digital art, whether it’s for work, play or school, this device is definitely one of the most loved out of our top ten tablets.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Screen Size: 12.3”
Storage: 128GB
Operating System: Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core i5

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is a great device if you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to the iPad Pro! With a similar exterior and features, this product also ensures great level of productivity and ease when using. The much loved Windows operating system will ensure your homepage allows easy navigation and quick access to your most used and favourite apps. The kick stand lets you work comfortably wherever you are; whether it’s following along to your favourite cooking show in the kitchen or some quick research on the bus before school.

For a more in depth review of the iPad Pro and Microsoft Surface Pro 4, check out our comparison of the two here.

Google Pixel C

Screen Size: 10.2”
Storage: 64GB
Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor: Nvidia Tegra X1, Quad-Core

Light weight and slim, this tablet is a great companion! The black rimmed exterior around the screen, in addition to the slick silver rear casing give this tablet a luxurious feel and sophisticated look; an ideal device to take to the office. The powerful processor ensures optimum productivity with quick start ups, navigation and seamless multitasking, and has a deserving place in our top 10 tablets in the UK.

Lenovo ThinkPad 10 20E3

Price: £855.99
Screen Size: 10.1”
Storage: 64GB
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro
Processor: Intel Atom

Ultra-portable with an affordable price! Multi-task easily without fear of crashing apps and slow loading with the mighty Intel Atom processor and the much loved Windows operating system will ensure you never waste time searching for apps; customise your homepage so you know exactly where everything is. If you need a companion that’s durable, this is a great choice. Corning Gorilla Glass ensures this screen is tough, so this tablet can handle bumpy journeys with ease.

Samsung Galaxy Pro S

Screen Size: 12”
Storage: 128GB
Operating System: Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core M

With a slick design, premium feel and high quality performance; this tablet has earned its place in our top 10 tablets available in the UK. One of the most praised features about this tablet is its lengthy battery life, you can work on the go without the hassle of wires and recharging. Another highly commended feature is its screen quality, it’s durable and colours are electrically vivid.

iPad Mini 4

Screen Size: 12”
Storage: 128GB
Operating System: Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core M

Looking for something pocket-sized? Well, the iPad Mini is an ideal purchase. Weighing 229 grams, super slim and capable of being held in one hand, this device can slip into your bag or jacket pocket without weighing you down. This tablet comes highly recommended to users that have other Apple products as you can easily access iMessage on here, FaceTime your family and friends and access all your music and pictures from your other devices with iCloud.

Amazon Fire HD 8

Screen Size: 8”
Storage: 16GB
Operating System: Fire OS
Processor: MediaTek Quad- Core

With such a small price tag, we’re pleasantly surprised by this tablet’s high performance features. You’ll have the power of a laptop in the palm of your hand with 1GB RAM, 16GBG storage, alongside a micro SD card slot of up to 128GB and a mighty MediaTek Quad- Core processor; allowing you to multitask and navigate without lagging or app crashes. Available with a sophisticated black exterior or a choice of vibrant colours, this eye catching little tablet looks great and has earned its spot in our top 10 tablets.

Lenovo Tab 3 Pro

Screen Size: 10.1”
Storage: 128GB
Operating System: Android 5.1
Processor: Intel Atom

The Lenovo tab 3 Pro takes entertainment to an entirely new level. With immersive audio quality with 4 JBL speakers with Dolby Atmos, a 70% colour gamut, sharp graphics and a built in projector, experience films like never before! Project movies onto any surface and kick back and relax. The kickstand also enables easy use with four modes; hold, tilt, stand or hang. This tablet is the ideal choice for those who want a cinematic movie experience in the comfort of their home!

Linx 1010B 

Screen Size: 10.1”
Storage: 32GB
Operating System: Windows 10
Processor: Intel Atom Z3735F Quad-Core

With a small price tag and loads of high performance features, this tablet is ideal for those on a budget. With IPS technology, the screen has impressive responses and you needn’t worry about finger prints and smudges. Packed with all your necessary slots and Bluetooth connectivity, stay connected to your other devices and the SD card slot ensures you’ll always have enough space for work, games, films and music. Installed with Windows 10, customise your home screen with the easy access tile layout, you know exactly where all your apps are; so no time wasting and you’re guaranteed easy navigating.

HP ElitePad 1000 G2

Screen Size: 10.1”
Storage: 128GB
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro
Processor: Intel Atom Z3795

9.2 mm thin and weighing only 650 grams, this tablet gives you the power of a PC on the go! With impressive processor power, power-consuming programming and chaotic multitasking is easily conquered by this top of the range tablet. Installed with numerous HP security and management tools and apps, all your work is protected and safely stored with no extra costs. With impeccable viewing quality, watch films in sharp and vivid detail; almost true to life.
So there you have it, our top 10 tablets in the UK! Hopefully this has helped end the search for your next tablet, all of great quality and with a price range to choose from (so you needn’t worry about straining your bank account). Still undecided? Check out our website here, for a huge range of tablets, one of which will be bound to suit you.

Please note: all prices are subject to change without notice and all offers are subject to availability

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Top 5 Tablet PCs to Buy in UK under £100 this Christmas

We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 tablet PCs to buy under £100 this Christmas, whether you’re into Windows or Android devices. Read on to get your loved ones the best affordable tablet available this festive season:

1)  Lenovo Tab 2 A7-20  £69.99

(Special Offer includes Panda Mobile Security
and SanDisk 16GB Micro SD Card)

Whether you’re reading the news, playing Candy Crush, browsing the web or keeping in touch with friends, you can easily do it all on-the-go with this sleek Lenovo tablet. It features a 7”wide-view HD display, powerful Quad Core processor, dual cameras and built-in satellite GPS.

2) Linx 7 7” inch tablet  £44.99

The Linx 7” tablet is the convertible device you’ve always wanted! It’s a cracking device, perfect for web browsing, and it is highly portable, making it the ideal device for everyday use. With a powerful Intel Atom Quad Core processor, a stunning 7” display and touch-optimised Windows experience, what more could you ask for in a lightweight tablet? The best part is that it’s on offer at our Christmas shop, and you can get it for only £44.99!

3) Linx Vision 8   £89.99

The Linx Vision 8 tablet is particularly great if you love gaming; it has a sturdy build and features high quality Xbox controller handlebars which will not disappoint any Xbox lover! It is a unique tablet with fully featured and licensed Xbox controllers for Windows 10, and it comes at an affordable price in comparison to other tablets. A powerful Intel x5 processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage and a microSD card slot ensure that this tablet has great performance. 

4) Linx 1010B   £99.99

The Linx 1010B Quad Core tablet has a stunning IPS TFT touch screen which provides you with a high quality viewing experience. The Linx 1010B is great for students or anyone who doesn’t want to carry a bulky laptop around but still wants all the performance of a great laptop.

5) ASUS ZenPad   £79.99

Take the lightweight ASUS ZenPad anywhere without hassle, the 9 hour battery life means there’s no need to take a charger along! The 10 point multi-touch screen with 1280 x 800 screen resolution means you’ll get great visuals whilst catching up on your favourite Netflix shows, and the 16GB storage allows you to easily store your favourite music or memories.

We hope you’ve found an affordable tablet you love! It’s the season for gifting so check out our Christmas Shop for more brilliant tech deals.

*Please note: all prices are subject to change without notice and all offers are subject to availability

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Top Smartphones to buy in the UK

Check out our round-up of the top smartphones to buy in the UK right now, just in time for Christmas! Our guide to the best smartphone will help you treat yourself or someone special to a new smartphone that has all the right features for you. Whether you’re after an Android, iPhone or Windows device, you’ll be spoilt for choice in our list of the top smartphones to buy in the UK.

1)  Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S7 has all the right technology and design features to be the best smartphone available right now! It has a longer battery life than previous launches in the range, features a brilliant design with great screen quality, and the price is great for what you’re getting. Unless you’re not a fan of the large screen on this device, you will not be disappointed with it.

Asus ZenFone 5

The ASUS ZenFone 5 combines the best of the portable smartphone experience with powerful performance, along with a great battery life! Unique ASUS technology allows you to take professional pictures with the stunning camera quality. The best part is that it’s only £99.99 at Laptop Outlet!

3)  iPhone 6s

iPhone 6s

The iPhone 6s is definitely one of the top smartphones you can get right now, and the £379.99 price tag makes it even more desirable! The premium screen and camera quality make it ideal for selfies. As if it hasn’t already won you over, it also has a sleek, rounded aluminium design which is hard not to love. 

We hope you enjoyed our round-up of the top smartphones right now. Whether you’re after a premium or affordable device, we’ve got something for you in this guide. Check out our store for more top smartphones here

*Please note: all prices are subject to change without notice and all offers are subject to availability

Monday, 24 October 2016

Best Tablets under £100

Apple’s acclaimed iPad kick started the wave of the new device, the tablet. Since then, numerous brands have released tablets; some rather expensive, whilst others at a more affordable price. Whether you need one for work or play, we’re here to help you make the best choice, whilst making sure you don’t go above your budget. Read on to see the best tablets under £100.

ASUS ZenPad Z170C

Price: £67.99
Processor: Intel Atom x3-C3200 Quad-Core
Storage: 16GB eMMC
Screen: 7” Multi-Touch Display (1024 x 600 Resolution)
Camera: 2MP Rear & 0.3MP Front
Operating System: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
Eligible for 5% Student Discount

This cheap ASUS ZenPad combines slick aesthetics with brilliant quality features, at the staggeringly low price of £67.99! With a bold and put together appearance, this cheap tablet is suitable for youngsters, as well as the office. At just 8.4 mm thick and weighing only 270 g, this compact device is a great travel companion, whether it’s working or playing on the go. Daily computing tasks are easily handled by the ZenPad due to the Intel atom processor, so you’ll have the functionality of your laptop/computer in the palm of your hands. Both rear and front camera quality allows you to capture moments wherever you are with a touch and the 16GB storage space ensures that they’ll be kept without the hassle of USBs or other external storage devices.


Price: £74.99 (save £25)
Processor: Intel Atom Quad-Core
Storage: 16GB eMMC
Screen: 8” Multi-Touch Display (1280 x 800 Resolution)
Camera: 5MP Rear & 2MP Front
Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat

With immense power you’d expect a high price, but the MemoPad is astoundingly cheap! Work and play efficiently and comfortably. Checking notifications, replying to emails, quick research and watching films have never been so easy and enjoyable. The 1GB RAM and quad-core processor allow this tablet to handle tasks without buckling under the pressure of multitasking and quick switches between numerous apps. The 8 inch screen and overall design ensure the screen allows easy viewing and portability. Quick snaps on the go have never looked more stunning with the 5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. Purchase this best tablet now and you’ll save £25!

Lenovo Tab 2

Price: £84.99
Processor: 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT8127 Quad-Core
Storage: 16GB eMMC
Screen: 7” Multi-Touch Display (1024 x 600) Resolution)
Camera: 2MP Rear & 0.3MP Front
Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat
Special Offer: ACME SP103 Efficient Mini  Portable Speaker

At the unbelievably low price of £84.99, grab this Lenovo tablet and receive a mini speaker completely free of charge! The slick black exterior makes this best tablet a great school or work companion, and is slim and lightweight ensuring it’s easy to travel with. With a rear and front camera of high quality, you needn’t bring your camera when out and about; capture moments in stunning HD with this tablet. The quad-core processor, 1GB RAM and 16GB storage, this little device is an absolute powerhouse; complete all your daily computing tasks effortlessly.

So there you have it, the best tablets available for under £100! No need to splash out hundreds on a tablet, when these top picks are just as efficient and a fraction of the price. If you’re on the hunt for a cheap tablet, we hope we’ve helped narrow down the search.

Still unsure on what tablet you want? Check out our website for a great range of tablets.
Be sure to check out our blog for more helpful top picks, reviews and other tech related news.

*Please note: all prices are subject to change without notice and all offers are subject to availability*

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Where to Buy Student Laptops on Discount in the UK

For students, a laptop is an ultimate necessity. Whether it’s purchasing clothes or course books online, checking your timetable for the week or writing up an assignment, your student life is held together by this ever so important device. We understand that students don’t have an immense amount of disposable cash but need a good quality device for work and play, so we’re going to help you out! Here are a few helpful tips on how to buy student laptops on discount in the UK.

1. Make the most out of your university ID

Unbelievably, your university ID is more than just a swipe card to let you into your accommodation block or allow access to your campus! When buying a laptop in stores, always ask if there is a student discount available, whilst some stores will require you to sign up to a student site/app, others will simply check your student identification and give you a student discount there and then. However, note that it is entirely dependent on the store you are buying from and the discount can vary too.

2. University student apps and sites

To buy student laptops on discount in the UK doesn’t mean you have to buy in stores. With plenty of apps and sites to choose from like Student Beans and UniDays, you’ll be spoilt with plenty of great offers. UniDays is probably the most popular student discount app and arguably has the best deals available. You can save money on fashion, food and on tech gadgets including laptops and tablets.

The app is most loved for its deals on Apple products; offering 10% off. For students looking to invest in high-end tech, the MacBook range has always been praised for its great features, slick exterior and portability.

Deals and offers are constantly changing, so be on the lookout for any other companies and stores that allow you to buy student laptops on discount. At Laptop Outlet we offer a up to 15% student discount with Student Beans which will help you find your perfect laptop at a great discount here.  UniDays offer a HP student discount, again ideal for grabbing your desired laptop at a cheaper price.
There’s minimal hassle too. UniDays and Student Beans allow you to download the app on your phone so you can check online deals on the go and be sure to grab a student laptop on discount when it’s on offer, or you can redeem the offer in stores with a different discount code.

3. Student picks

Essentially you can buy student laptops on discount online or/and in stores. Selected ranges of student laptops are sometimes available at a discounted or lower price, as well as offering you helpful freebies like mini speakers or antivirus software. Be sure to have a browse around online and in stores and you will be sure to come across a bundle or deal.

So there you have it, where and how to buy student laptops on discount! For more helpful tips on purchasing student laptops at a great price and finding a laptop suited to you, we recommend our article on How to buy a cheap laptop online.

For more helpful tips, reviews and tech related news remember to check out our blog.

Friday, 2 September 2016

Best Laptops for Students

Attention all students! The next academic year is right around the corner so be prepared for assignments, homework, revision notes and research. Whether you’re in need of an update, something more suitable for school or just fancy a new laptop, Laptop Outlet are here to help. With a great selection of cheap laptops available at a range of prices, along with a list of specifications you may not understand, it can be a little tricky finding the laptop that’s right for you. To help you out, we’ve chosen the five best student laptops out there, one of which is bound to be ideal for you.

Asus EeeBookX205TA - £144.99

  •  Processor: Intel Quad Core Z3735F 1.33 GHz / 1.83 GHz Turbo Processo
  •   RAM: 2GB RAM
  •  Storage: 32GB eMMC
  • Screen: 11.6" Display (1366 x 768) Resolution
  • Operating system: Windows 8.1
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD Graphics
  • Special Offer includes BullGuard Antivirus

The ASUS EeeBook weighs less than 1kg and measures a mere 53 x 53 mm, along with a battery life of up to 12 hours and a pocket sized adapter epitomises portability. Take this little device to school and lectures without being weighed down.

Don’t be fooled by the small size, the Intel Quad Core processor and 2GB RAM provides you with a great deal of power. It has the capability to handle daily computing tasks, as well as being suitable for multitasking. The familiar Windows 8.1 operating system lets you customise and organise your desktop for better management; ideal for fast-paced use or disorganised students. The 32GB storage provides ample space for your homework, pictures and music and the USB ports allow quick transfers and easy sharing.

With integrated Intel HD graphics and ASUS Splendid technology you can enjoy your favourite show (after getting your homework done, of course!) in stunning visuals and you can adjust the settings to suit what you’re watching for the best home cinematic experience possible.

At the great price of £144.99 you can get all your homework done and also enjoy great entertainment features afterwards. If you purchase now, you’ll receive BullGuard Anti-Virus completely free, so you can browse away without worry of get viruses.

Asus F555LA-XX354H - £249.99 (Save £50)

  • Processor: 4th Generation Intel Core i3-4030U 1.9GHz Processor
  • RAM: 4GB RAM
  • Storage: 1TB HDD
  • Screen: 15.6" Display (1366 x 768) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 8.1

Connectivity is key for students, whether you need to print off your homework and rush off to school, do online shopping, research or connect your other devices; it’s all guaranteed to be done easily with this cheap ASUS laptop. With a wide array of connectivity options such as USB 3.0 port, a HDMI port, VGA port and a 3-in-1 SD/SDHC/SDXC card reader you’ll never struggle to transfer and save files.

The fourth generation Intel Core i3 processor enables quick browsing, start-ups and resumes with adequate multitasking. So you can get research done for your history paper whilst making notes on a word document, and also play your favourite album at the same time to make homework a little more bearable.

The generous storage space of 1TB ensures even picture and music hoarders won’t run out of space; you’ve got plenty of space to save revision notes, work and also download an entire series of your favourite show. Windows 8.1 is familiar and easy to use and is a great operating system for those who struggle with organisation. You can personalise your homepage so you know exactly where everything is.

At the brilliant price of £249.99 you’ll receive a powerhouse of a laptop and great productivity-enhancing features! ASUS Gesture technology provides a better touchpad with its improved accuracy and precision. It’s super sensitive and the multi-touch technology allows you to scroll, zoom and navigate with greater ease. Typing away for hours on an assignment? The ergonomic keyboard design allows comfortable typing for longer, reducing errors and effectively enhancing productivity.

Many laptops have LED panels that emit blue light which in turn can cause retinal problems after prolonged use and time. ASUS eye care reduces this blue light by up to 33% to ensure less eye fatigue and problems; a great feature for students who usually spend a lot of time on their laptop.

This laptop also has great entertainment features, so for students who love films or are hard-core series lovers, this laptop is worth the investment. With 15.6" widescreen HD Display, 1366 x 768 resolution, and integrated Intel HD Graphics you’re guaranteed great visuals. 141 pixels per inch provides you with immense detail and the exclusive software, ASUS Splendid technology automatically corrects colour temperature to provide more accurate and true-to-tone colour. Great audio quality will accompany vivid graphics to provide you with an amazing home-entertainment experience. SonicMaster provides you with great audio quality whether it’s to watch a film or listen to music. AudioWizard lets you choose from one of five modes to deliver the best sound possible, whether it’s for a film or to listen to your favourite song.

Lenovo YOGA 3 - £479.99 (Save £170)

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (5th Gen) 5500U / 2.4 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.0 GHz Processor
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Screen: 14" Touchscreen Full HD Display (1920 x 1080) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 5500 Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 8.1

The Lenovo Yoga 3’s powerful 5th generation processor ensures optimum power so you can work smart and play hard. This capable hybrid can easily handle multitasking and power-draining software. It’s ideal for students, as you can have a bunch of tabs open for research, your revision notes, and a word document for your essay and even stream a video at the same time!

Manage everything on your laptop with the option to customise with the live tiles on your homepage. Everything you need is quick to find and you’ll never waste any time searching for apps or files. The 256GB SSD storage space ensures you’ve got plenty of room for all of your apps and files, as well as premium entertainment.

After a long day at school and finishing all your homework, this cheap Lenovo Yoga will also provide you with great entertainment features! The vibrant 14” widescreen FHD display, 1920 x 1080 resolution and integrated Intel HD 5500 graphics ensure that your viewing experience is vivid and true-to-life with amazing detail and colour. In-plane-switching also ensures you get the best view possible from every angle without glare, reflection or shading. With immersive audio quality due to the stereo speakers and Waves Audio, ensure that your device provides great sound, whether you’re watching a film or playing your favourite song whilst getting ready for school. For the cheap price of £479.99, you get a powerful hybrid capable of handling the tasks of industrious students and film fanatics. The extremely sensitive and responsive screen with multi-touch technology is great for gaming too.

The 360-degree rotational hinge gives you the choice of several modes so you can work and play comfortably, regardless of the environment you’re in. If you’re in bed watching a film, put it in tent mode for comfortable viewing and for essay writing, laptop mode will ensure your work gets done. Only 18.3mm thick and a mere 1.6kg, you can carry this cheap Lenovo hybrid to school and the library without difficulty.

Lenovo IdeaPad 500 - £469.99 (Save £80)

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (6th Gen) 6500U / 2.5 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.1 GHz Processor
  • RAM: 12GB RAM
  • Storage: 1TB HDD
  • Screen: 15.6" Full HD Display (1920 x 1080) Resolution
  • Graphics: AMD MESO XT 2GB Dedicated Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home provides the utmost organisation for even the most chaotic of students. With built-in management features you can put your most used aps and sites on your homepage with the live tiled layout, so you can access everything with a quick click.

The Intel Core i7 6th generation processor gives you immense power for work and play, as it’s the most powerful processor of the Intel family. Graphic design students and aspiring photographers will love this laptop as it has the capability to handle such power-consuming software and hard-core multitasking.

Connectivity is key to students, life without the internet is unbearable and staying connected to all your other gadgets is necessary when using your laptop. With the blazing fast 802.11 a/c Wi-Fi connection on this device you needn’t worry about tabs crashing and slow connection. The two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 port, a 4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC), a HDMI port, RJ-45 port and VGA port, you can connect to all your other devices with ease. If you’re in a hurry to get to school but need to save your presentation, the USB 3.0 port lets you transfer and save files speedily. Friday night movie marathon with friends? Use the HDMI port to connect your laptop to a big screen for a great home movie experience.

When taking a break from revision there’s no need to buy another console for gaming, or to buy speakers to listen to music, or even a monitor for films because this cheap laptop already provides you with everything you need. The 15.6” FHD widescreen display, 1920 x 1080 resolution and AMD MESO XT 2GB dedicated graphics with expressive detail and colour ensure you can game and watch films with mesmerising and immersive visuals. The built-in speakers with surround sound provide you with amazing audio quality whatever the task, whether it’s a video call, watching a film, gaming or listening to music.

This powerful Lenovo Ideapad is a great choice for students, you can play and work with plenty of great features at the cheap price of £469.99.

Lenovo G70-80 - £369.99

  • Processor: Intel Core i3 (5th Gen) 5005U / 2.0 GHz Processor
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 1TB HDD
  • Screen: 17.3" HD+ Display (1600 x 900) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 5500 Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home

There’s nothing better than kicking back and relaxing by watching your favourite T.V show after a long day at school, and this laptop lets you do that in vibrant colours and expressive, life-like detail. With a massive 17.3” HD+ widescreen display, 1600 x 900 resolution and integrated Intel HD 5500 graphics, you can have a cinematic experience in the comfort of your home, for as little as £369.99. The Dolby speakers with advanced audio technology enhance clarity of sound and maintain this despite being at a high volume, so you won’t have issues of sound distortion or fuzziness.

Aside from providing you with great entertainment, this cheap laptop is going to ensure you pass the year! The i3 processor is ready to take on all your assignments and homework. Have numerous tabs open for research, revision notes, a documentary playing in the back and type away at your essay on a word document; this Lenovo G70-80 won’t buckle under the pressure. If you’re a little unorganised, Windows 10 Home is also going to help keep you in check. With an easy-to-view and access homepage you can find everything you need with ease. For quick start ups, personalise your homepage and use the live tiles to quickly get to your most used apps, documents and sites. The immense 1TB storage space will ensure all your beloved apps, programmes and most importantly your homework and assignments are safely stored; and even then you’ll still have plenty of space for films, gaming apps, music and pictures.

This laptop comes with various smart features to help you power through homework and enhance your studying experience. Optimized for Windows, the touchpad is highly sensitive and responsive, so the smallest of gestures will be registered to allow you to navigate, rotate, scroll and zoom with ease. The a/c Wi-Fi is up to three times faster than standard 802.11n connection, so browse away to your hearts content with great connectivity. The great looking AccuType keyboard is more spacious and comfortable, thus allowing you to type for lengthier amounts of time.

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