Review of mini-laptops for work and play

Mini is always in fashion – both skirts and laptops! Miniature Ultrabook’s have gained popularity not only for their stylish design, but also for their excellent ease of use.

Lenovo IdeaPad 500S-13ISK: Touchscreen Ultrabook

Take the Lenovo IdeaPad 500S-13ISK, for example. This laptop, of course, cannot be called the most compact or lightest in the world, but its dimensions (screen diagonal 13.3 inches) and relatively low weight (1.5 kg), as well as battery life up to 4.5 hours allow you to comfortably use it on business trips or carry it to work. In addition, the filling of the Lenovo IdeaPad 500S-13ISK is quite at the level: a Core i5 processor with a frequency of 2.8 GHz, 4 GB of RAM and 256 GB of constant in the form of an SSD-drive, a GeForce 920M video card. By the way, the display of the laptop is touch-sensitive, which makes it even more convenient for use when traveling and at home.

ASUS UX305FA-FC263T: standalone Ultrabook

ASUS UX305FA-FC263T is another modern laptop with good performance: the processor power of 2 GHz and 4 GB of RAM is enough for both work and multimedia entertainment. True, the graphics processor is integrated here, and the storage capacity of the SSD is only 128 GB, but this is compensated by the long battery life – up to 10 hours. In addition, the car in white looks very stylish and feminine. The screen size is the same as the previous model – 13.3 “and weighs just 1.2 kg.

ASUS E202SA-FD0003T: Ultrabook in almost ultramarine

If a white laptop seems too impractical when traveling, then you should pay attention to the ASUS E202SA-FD0003T – this device is absolutely non-marking, but not the usual black color, but an unusual dark blue. Elegant fashionistas will appreciate it! In addition, the machine can even fit into a handbag, because the screen diagonal is only 11.6 “, and the Ultrabook weighs 1.25 kg. What is hidden inside with such a modest size? 1.6 GHz processor, 2 GB of RAM and a hard drive on 500 GB, already split into two logical disks Of course, ASUS E202SA-FD0003T will not handle ultra-modern games, but for work and multimedia its capabilities are enough for the eyes.

HP Specter 13-v006ur: well, very thin laptop

The HP Specter Ultrabook 13-v006ur is renowned for its super slim design – just 10.4mm folded! At the same time, the model is a full-fledged and highly productive computer: the manufacturer has equipped it with a 13.3 “screen, a powerful 2.8 GHz Core i5 processor and 8 GB of RAM. This ensures excellent performance of the machine, as well as a 256 It is also worth noting the claimed 8 hours of battery life, a weight of 1.1 kg and a stunningly beautiful design. IN a matte gray case with gold metal inserts, the HP Specter 13-v006ur looks like an expensive piece of jewelry, no less! our review.

ASUS Vivobook R209HA-FD0013TS: laptop with cloud access

ASUS Vivobook R209HA-FD0013TS can be called a very interesting model of a compact laptop.  The fact is that its modest 32 GB SSD is supplemented with storage in the ASUS Webstore cloud service, where the user is provided with another 32 GB of space for free. At the same time, you can connect to the storage not only from a laptop, but also from any other device, which is very convenient outside the home! Add to that 13 hours of battery life, weight less than 1 kg and a modest size (11.6 “). Haven’t you put it in your bag yet ?!

ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi: both tablet and laptop

Let’s move on from ordinary Ultrabook’s to more interesting and compact devices – to transformers. Let’s start with the ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi, which is a convenient laptop / tablet hybrid. Actually, the main part of the device, a large tablet with a diagonal of 12.5 “, attaches to the keyboard dock with magnets in just one movement. This allows, depending on the situation, use the ASUS T300 Chi both as a laptop and as a touch tablet. Everything in the assembly weighs only 1 , 43 kg, and the battery life of the model is capable of working for a full 8 hours, which increases mobility. Interested? Then read the full review of this device!

Huawei Mat eBook HZ-W09: case included

Another modern and productive transformer is the Huawei Mat eBook HZ-W09. This 12 “device is quite powerful: inside a thin aluminum case is hidden a Core m3 processor at 2.2 GHz, 4 GB of RAM, a 128 GB SDD drive and a battery designed for 10 hours of operation. The integrated video controller will handle not too demanding games. not to mention movies in high resolution – the transformer will cope with them with a bang! The Huawei Mat eBook HZ-W09 turns into a laptop by attaching it to the keyboard built right into the case. This makes using the device more comfortable on travel and at home – the case protects the laptop, and also serves as an excellent stand.

Samsung Tab Pro S: LTE support

The Samsung Tab Pro S transformer is comparable in performance to the previous one, but it has one undeniable advantage: support for many wireless and mobile networks, including 4G / LTE.  The screen diagonal is the same 12 “, which makes it comfortable to use the device both as an Ultrabook and as a tablet. Battery life is 10.5 hours – what a mobile device needs both at home and on business trips! the keyboard is equipped with a small stand that allows you to choose the optimal angle of inclinational this happiness weighs less than 700 g, like the previous model.