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Laptop computers give you the perfect combination of performance and function while giving the ability to work from virtually anywhere. These days, laptops are not only used for business functions – they now have the capability to function as fully integrated entertainment systems.
Our choices for laptops are thinner, lighter and faster -they are powered by Intel Processors that help them deliver exceptionally fast performance and fast wireless connection speeds. And, since they all weigh less than 4 pounds, they are easy to take with you on the go and allow you to work from anywhere, anytime.
In addition to daily computing tasks, the Chromebooks offer Google apps which make it easy to edit, download and convert Microsoft Office files in Google Docs, sheets and slides. And, all Chromebooks come with access to the Google Play Store where you can access a large library of apps including games, music, movies, TV, Books, magazines and more.
Built-in virus protection, automatic updates and long battery lives make these ideal laptop options for any place of business.
1. ASUS VivoBook F510UA Laptop
The ASUS VivoBook Laptop is a Windows 10 laptop powered by an 8th generation Intel Core processor, 8 GB of RAM and is the ideal laptop for daily computing and entertainment. This laptop has an ultra-narrow bezel which fits a full size 15.6″ wide-view display into a compact laptop that weighs 3.75 pounds. A built-in fingerprint sensor makes unlocking the laptop secure and easy, and the small size doesn’t compromise on connectivity. There’s a USB-C port, USB 3.1 and 2.0 ports, HDMI output and a microSD card reader.
PROS: Plenty of connectivity options, including USB-C, USB 3.1, HDMI and microSD. Built-in fingerprint sensor.
CONS: Not ideal for gaming or higher load applications.
2. ASUS Chromebook C202
The ASUS Chromebook is designed for ruggedness with reinforced rubber guards, easy grip handles and a spill-resistant keyboard. It has a lightweight, 2.65-pound body that can be dropped from almost 4 feet and an anti-glare display for easy viewing. In terms of power, the Chromebook runs on Chrome OS with built-in virus protection, automatic updates and all the Google apps you know and love.
PROS: This computer comes with built-in storage for offline access to important files and an additional 100GB of Google Drive space to ensure that all of your files are backed up automatically.
CONS: The Chromebook does not come with a backlit keyboard.
3. Acer Chromebook 11
The Acer Chromebook 11 is just .73 inches thin and weighs less than 2.43 pounds. Its Intel processor delivers the performance you need by loading content-rich webpages quickly, providing brilliant video playback and lets you multitask effortlessly while delivering a long battery life (10+ hours). You will also have access to the Google Play Store which gives you access to a slew of apps, games, music, movies, TV, books and more, all from your Chromebook.
PROS: This Chromebook comes with the Acer ComfyView display which is an anti-glare panel designed to minimize the amount of light that reflects off the display, resulting in less eye strain.
CONS: System memory on the Chromebooks cannot be upgraded.