Looking out for a new laptop takes a lot of effort, especially when there’s a truck-load of options available. So, to save you the time, we’ve gone through a number of notebooks, shortlisted the admissible candidates and compiled the 6 best upcoming laptops due to release in the following months. Since they were first launched, notebooks have diversified in almost every way possible. Some cater to business-specific needs whilst others address the requirements of casual users, intense gamers and frequent on the go travelers. Additionally, these gadgets have also differentiated on the basis of size, shape and capabilities through the technology equipped. If there’s one thing that appears to have remained unchanged or rather only improved for the better – it’s their performance prowess. Have a look at the 6 best upcoming laptops we shortlisted below and decide for yourself.
1 – Samsung Series 7: Searching for a laptop with a sturdy look and longevity in battery life? The Samsung Series 7 notebook hosts just the same with its aluminum body and metal chassis. Combining performance and mobility in one sleek form factor, the device is equipped with the second generation Intel Core processors and a battery capable of providing up to 9 hours of activity time. Furthermore, all frequently used control settings are placed in convenient locations. What’s more, featuring the Fast Start technology, the laptop can be awakened from the hybrid sleep mode in a matter of seconds, three to be precise.
2 – Acer Aspire S3: Giving the Samsung Series 7 notebook a tough competition, the Acer Aspire S3 laptop sports the Acer Green Instant On technology for a reduced wakeup time of around 1.5 seconds. Yes you heard that right and besides the instant-resume functionality the light metal design adopted by the company also gives the device a sturdy look. Wrapped with the 13.3-inch HD LED display, you can enjoy movies, videos and music in high quality with the professionally-tuned Dolby Home Theater v4. In addition to that, the laptop has made its way to our best upcoming list through offerings like the 240GB SSD, Bluetooth 4.0 + HSR, FineTip chiclet keyboard, 7 hours of battery life and options of Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors. The Aspire S3 notebook is priced between €799 and €1199 and will be available by the end of September.
3 – Sony Vaio S Series: Starting at a price of around $1,000, the Sony S Series laptop will shelf up from October 2 holding the AMD Radeon HD 6630 Hybrid Graphics card, 1GB VRAM and Intel Core i7 processor. And if its entertainment you seek, the notebook packs in a Blu-ray disc drive for HD playback over the 15.5-inch LED backlit display along with a built-in HD webcam that delivers crisp and clear video through the Exmor sersor. Also, if your current laptop battery is letting you down, the Sony Vaio S Series notebook comes with the option of a sheet battery that increases activity time up to 12 hours.
4 – Lenovo IdeaPad U400: Expected to make its appearance this November, the Lenovo IdeaPad U400 laptop is powered by the Intel Core i7 processor alongside the Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 and the optional RapidDrive SSD technology. Standing at 0.7-inches thick, the book-shaped notebook is packed with the 14-inch display, SRS Premium Surround Sound, HDMI, HD webcam, 1TB HDD or an optional 64GB SSD. Additionally, you can transfer content over the USB 3.0 port, stream movies with the Intel WiDi technology or enjoy high performance in games, web and application through 8GB of DDR3 RAM.
5 – Toshiba Portege Z830: Searching for something that can easily slide into your cramped-up bag? The Toshiba Portege Z830 places itself as a viable option with its 0.63-inch profile. And while on the go, you can easily store up your favorite movies and songs on the 128GB SSD or would you rather go for a high capacity HDD instead? Don’t let the low memory get you down, as the notebook is equipped with a 13.3-inch widescreen HD LED backlit display, 6GB RAM, spill resistant keyboard in case you get clumsy and options of the Core i3, i5 and i7 processors. The Toshiba Portege Z830 laptop can be picked up starting this November.
6 – Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E425: Built for business users who are always on the run, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E425 is bundled with specifics such as a HD webcam for video conferencing, keyboard noise suppression technology and a digital microphone with noise cancellation. Switching between work and play is also convenient as the notebook is HDMI ready and hosts a storage capacity of 750GB. Furthermore, the laptop wraps in the AMD A8-3500M processor, AMD Radeon graphics, 8GB DDR3 RAM and the Active Protection System. The ThinkPad Edge E425 from Lenovo is scheduled to ship late September.
So there you have it, the 6 best upcoming laptops wrapped up with the latest features for business users, gamers and everyday entertainment needs. For all you know, these aforementioned notebooks could drop in earlier than the release date we’ve mentioned above, so start picking wisely.