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    update: she's actually willing to go up to £700

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    Chuwi LapBooks are white and swelte. They may be terrible though.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/11161/...ing-affordable
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    I currently have an X1 Carbon (gen3) and looking for something similar in size that will hold up to 32GB RAM. The T470 seems like a decent contender, any others to consider?
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    Quote Originally Posted by walrus View Post
    Chuwi LapBooks are white and swelte. They may be terrible though.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/11161/...ing-affordable
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nordstern View Post
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    Need advice:
    £500 max
    14" screen
    In white <- apparently this is important for whatever reason.
    Similar to my Lenovo Yoga 3 14" (She used it for a while, likes it, also has another lenovo so likes the keyboard)
    Does anyone other than Apple still make white laptops?

    edit: Lenovo sells a Yoga 720 13" starting at $799 (607 quid), so start looking for refurbished, smaller screens, or raise your budget.
    LG Does and they're very good too, especially the cheap models, but I'm not sure about their availability outside South Korea ._.

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    Quote Originally Posted by walrus View Post
    Chuwi LapBooks are white and swelte. They may be terrible though.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/11161/...ing-affordable
    For the price that cant really be beaten. May have to purchase one in a month or so for work stuffs. Perfect really for basic functionality. Have some +rep

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duckslayer View Post
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    Chuwi LapBooks are white and swelte. They may be terrible though.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/11161/...ing-affordable
    For the price that cant really be beaten. May have to purchase one in a month or so for work stuffs. Perfect really for basic functionality. Have some +rep
    I keep saying grade A HP 2570P off eBay for £200 and it'll last about 50 years longer than that Chinese piece of derp.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cosmin View Post
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    Chuwi LapBooks are white and swelte. They may be terrible though.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/11161/...ing-affordable
    For the price that cant really be beaten. May have to purchase one in a month or so for work stuffs. Perfect really for basic functionality. Have some +rep
    I keep saying grade A HP 2570P off eBay for £200 and it'll last about 50 years longer than that Chinese piece of derp.


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    Huh, that chinese thing is a straight up 100% exact copy of the LG laptops i mentioned earlier actually.

    Not that there can be that much design difference in a basic thin laptop but really. ._.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cosmin View Post
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    Chuwi LapBooks are white and swelte. They may be terrible though.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/11161/...ing-affordable
    For the price that cant really be beaten. May have to purchase one in a month or so for work stuffs. Perfect really for basic functionality. Have some +rep
    I keep saying grade A HP 2570P off eBay for £200 and it'll last about 50 years longer than that Chinese piece of derp.


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    But that hp laptop you linked is a fat beast, has a below HD screen, a slower and older processor, windows 8 instead of ten and doesn't come with a warranty. also isnt white, which was a key feature desired by poster
    Also anyonew whos used HP laptops know they aren't exactly renowned for their rugged build quality.

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    That HP is from the EliteBook line, which means ThinkPad (before Lenovo) durability levels. Screen is shit but the CPU I got for £200 is a quad core i7, which is arguably faster than any low voltage crap. Came with Windows 7 Pro and free 10 upgrade. Battery lasts four-five hours as well.

    I also meant for you, not for him. Whomever wants a white laptop deserves whatever is coming to them


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    a 1080p IPS panel for $250 is pretty great, that's actually kinda tempting if I didn't already have my Thinkpad, the only thing I don't like about the pad is the garbage display

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cosmin View Post
    That HP is from the EliteBook line, which means ThinkPad (before Lenovo) durability levels. Screen is shit but the CPU I got for £200 is a quad core i7, which is arguably faster than any low voltage crap. Came with Windows 7 Pro and free 10 upgrade. Battery lasts four-five hours as well.

    I also meant for you, not for him. Whomever wants a white laptop deserves whatever is coming to them


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    Good shout then! Will bookmark a few and watch the prices over the next month. No rush just yet , really only need it for setting up APs for dudes and i can just about get away with my Dads 15 (yes) year old piece of shit. Just about

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duckslayer View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Cosmin View Post
    That HP is from the EliteBook line, which means ThinkPad (before Lenovo) durability levels. Screen is shit but the CPU I got for £200 is a quad core i7, which is arguably faster than any low voltage crap. Came with Windows 7 Pro and free 10 upgrade. Battery lasts four-five hours as well.

    I also meant for you, not for him. Whomever wants a white laptop deserves whatever is coming to them


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    Good shout then! Will bookmark a few and watch the prices over the next month. No rush just yet , really only need it for setting up APs for dudes and i can just about get away with my Dads 15 (yes) year old piece of shit. Just about
    HP refurbs are actually v. good value for money normally. Same with Dell. Their business class shit is well built.
    meh

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    Quote Originally Posted by erichkknaar View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cosmin View Post
    That HP is from the EliteBook line, which means ThinkPad (before Lenovo) durability levels. Screen is shit but the CPU I got for £200 is a quad core i7, which is arguably faster than any low voltage crap. Came with Windows 7 Pro and free 10 upgrade. Battery lasts four-five hours as well.

    I also meant for you, not for him. Whomever wants a white laptop deserves whatever is coming to them


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    Good shout then! Will bookmark a few and watch the prices over the next month. No rush just yet , really only need it for setting up APs for dudes and i can just about get away with my Dads 15 (yes) year old piece of shit. Just about
    HP refurbs are actually v. good value for money normally. Same with Dell. Their business class shit is well built.

    Quote Originally Posted by Duckslayer View Post
    I should be home.now but I keep stopping to post. I'm in need of a mega poo. so much so that I'm tempted to leave slurry across one of these gardens and deal with the wiping later. gonna toss a coin

    phoneposting

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    Fuck it pulled the trigger on a cheapo chinese laptop for work. Didnt go for the chuwi lapbook though, got the similarly specced V4 of the Jumper EZBOOK 3 PRO Notebook
    https://www.gearbest.com/laptops/pp_647765.html
    Less than £200, cant argue wit that.

    You can all laugh at me when i have a electrical house fire in the coming months!
    Will report back on how it handles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duckslayer View Post
    Fuck it pulled the trigger on a cheapo chinese laptop for work. Didnt go for the chuwi lapbook though, got the similarly specced V4 of the Jumper EZBOOK 3 PRO Notebook
    https://www.gearbest.com/laptops/pp_647765.html
    Less than £200, cant argue wit that.

    You can all laugh at me when i have a electrical house fire in the coming months!
    Will report back on how it handles.
    I own a chuwi tablet that I use every now and then for light coding (Win10) or watching media when traveling (android). It's ok for the laughable price, got a nicer one for my dad that doubles down as mini laptop as well (detachable keyboard). He is really happy as well.

    I must admit though, that I don't charge it when I'm not at home this reminds me I should get some home insurance for fire and shit
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