100E 2nd Generation
If you’re looking for something that’s both versatile and compact, it’s hard to top the 100E 2nd Generation , a Chromebook with a highly durable and water-resistant construction that’s good for students and has USB Type-A and C ports.
- 32 gigabytes of onboard storage
- Full-size sd card slot
- Not very powerful
The mid-range Yoga C740 isn’t particularly fancy, but it’s quite cost effective and can tackle a vast majority of everyday tasks due to its reasonably capable hardware and 14-inch screen with touch capability and a 1080p resolution.
- Weighs about 3 pounds
- Respectable battery life
- Not really suitable for gaming
A slim bezel surrounds the 15.6-inch screen of this aftermarket upgraded version of the Legion Y540 , and it can display up to 144 frames per second using a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti chipset that’s able to produce at that rate in a lot of games at medium settings.
- More than a terabyte of storage
- Includes a gaming mouse
- Does not support nvidia g-sync
ThinkPad X1 Extreme
The H-class central processor in the ThinkPad X1 Extreme noticeably outperforms its ultra-low-voltage U-class relatives, and this particular notebook features a 4K OLED screen driven by a GeForce GTX 1650 video card, which combine for a high-end media viewing experience.
- Brightness rating of 400 nits
- One-terabyte ssd
- Costs more than most options
Gamers on a moderately limited budget will appreciate the IdeaPad L340 , which sports Nvidia’s entry-level video card with 4 gigabytes of GDDR5 memory as well as a 512-gigabyte NVMe SSD that cuts loading times to about as short as can be.
- 17-inch 1080p display
- Dolby vision audio tuning
- A bit light on ram
Chromebook Flex 5
With plenty of memory and a CPU capable of exceeding 4 gigahertz, the Chromebook Flex 5 is especially powerful for a convertible notebook that runs Google’s lightweight operating system. A 12-inch Full HD display makes it great for watching movies and TV shows.
- The latest bluetooth standard
- Wi-fi 6 connectivity
- Two usb type-c ports
It may cost a considerable amount, but the Legion Y740 boasts a handful of high-end components including a GeForce RTX 2070 GPU and a Full HD screen that employs Nvidia’s G-Sync variable refresh rate technology up to a maximum of 144 hertz.
- 8 gigabytes of video ram
- 16 gigabytes of system memory
- One and a half terabytes of storage
ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Featuring a six-core processor that’s capable of reaching an impressive 4.7 gigahertz, the latest ThinkPad X1 Carbon can breeze through nearly any task it’s given. Its efficient IPS panel offers a 1080p resolution and doesn’t use up a ton of electricity.
- Battery life is above average
- Bluetooth version 5
- 1-year warranty
At just over one half of an inch thick, the Yoga C940 is especially svelte and portable whether you’re using it on a desk or as a tablet. Its Intel Core i7 CPU with a surprisingly powerful Iris Plus integrated GPU will even let you play games in 1080p at low settings.
- Full hd resolution
- Responsive touchscreen
- 12 gigabytes of system memory
IdeaPad Flex 5
Even though the IdeaPad Flex 5 doesn’t cost very much, it’s significantly more powerful than most of its competition thanks to a cutting-edge Ryzen 4500U processor with an advanced Vega 6 graphics chipset mated to 16 gigabytes of DDR4-3000 RAM.
- 360-degree hinge
- Touchscreen with a digital pen
- Suitable for light gaming