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We especially like the xpixel display, which is a good all-around resolution—and a sight better than the x resolution you more often see in this price range. Even its bezels are impressively slender for this price range.
Connectivity covers all the bases. The caveats include a 4. You'll need to haul the AC adapter as well, as the best-case battery life per Lenovo is about 6 hours, not quite enough to make it through a full day at school or work. You could argue the Surface Go is a tablet rather than a laptop, but once you add the optional keyboard it's a nifty little productivity machine for an affordable price. It runs Windows 10 S, which gives you Windows productivity with a lighter touch so it doesn't weigh down performance but you are limited to Windows Store apps. We reviewed the higher-end Surface Go with more memory and better storage, but that's not budget.
Now that Intel's 9th-gen mobile CPUs are here, we're starting to see discounted laptops with perfectly good 8th-gen parts in them. Look in particular for the Core iU, a quad-core processor that can ably juggle mainstream tasks. Those older AMD parts tend to perform badly compared to their Intel rivals, so manage your expectations and stick to basic computing needs.
Do your best to balance size with resolution. We advocate for a inch or An inch display size is a compromise--skimpy real estate for viewing whatever you're using. Get Full HD x resolution if you can. Anything less will limit your ability to work in brighter environments let alone outdoors.
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Viewing angles could be limited, which is tolerable unless you routinely need to share your screen. Dimensions and weight: Many cheaper laptops are larger, heavier models. Anything over 3. Melissa Riofrio spent her formative journalistic years reviewing some of the biggest iron at PCWorld--desktops, laptops, storage, printers.