Unless you need to wring as much computing power as possible out of an extremely strict budget, you can find lighter, smaller, and longer-lasting convertibles than the Dell Inspiron 13 5000.
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Formidable in every way (starting with its price), the HP ZBook 17 G4 mobile workstation and its color-calibrated UHD display are ready for the most demanding jobs, from video editing and 3D rendering to VR authoring.
The second generation of the Lenovo ThinkPad 13 is stylish, durable, and lasts more than 12 hours on a full charge. It's the laptop to get for your small business or home office.
Asus' VivoBook S510 is both lightweight (3.7 pounds) and light on your wallet ($799). It doesn't blow away more costly desktop-replacement laptops, but it'll serve cash-strapped buyers well.
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How much laptop can you get for $329? Acer's Switch 1 is a surprisingly strong answer, a little short on storage but with a slim build and a 1080p IPS screen.
Despite bland looks, the Dell Precision 3520's top-notch battery life will appeal to road warriors, and IT managers will like its upgradeability.