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Looking for ultrabook with hdmi, esata and nice screen

Discussion in 'What Notebook Should I Buy?' started by doctorwhite, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. doctorwhite

    doctorwhite Notebook Enthusiast

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    <span style="color:#646060">What is your budget?</span>
    500-1200

    <span style="color:#646060">What country will you be buying this in?</span>
    USA

    <span style="color:#646060">What size notebook do you prefer?</span>
    Ultraportable (11 - 12-inch screen)
    Thin and Light (13 - 14-inch screen)


    <span style="color:#646060">What brands do you like or dislike?</span>
    Like: Lenovo<br />Dislike: dell hp

    <span style="color:#646060">Would you consider a refurbished laptop?</span>
    No

    <span style="color:#646060">What are the primary tasks you need this notebook for?</span>
    Web Surfing, Office and Productivity Software, Listening to Music, Computer Programming, Movie Streaming and Viewing, Output Video to TV or Large Monitor

    <span style="color:#646060">Where will you be using this laptop?</span>
    Will be used different places and Will stay on desk

    <span style="color:#646060">How many hours of battery life do you need?</span>
    5

    <span style="color:#646060">Will you be buying online or in store?</span>
    online

    <span style="color:#646060">Which OS do you prefer?</span>
    Linux

    <span style="color:#646060">List the screen resolutions that interest you:</span>
    Standard Resolution (1366 x 768)
    High Resolution (1600 x 900)


    <span style="color:#646060">Do you prefer a glossy or matte screen?</span>
    Glossy or Matte is fine

    <span style="color:#646060">Is the laptops design important to you?</span>
    Yes

    <span style="color:#646060">Approximately what date will you be buying this laptop?</span>
    Around 01/01/2013

    <span style="color:#646060">How long do you want this laptop to last?</span>
    4 years

    <span style="color:#646060">How much storage capacity do you need?</span>
    160 GB

    <span style="color:#646060">Are you interested in SSD for storage?</span>
    No

    <span style="color:#646060">Do you want a built-in optical drive, what type?</span>
    DVD Burner

    The Lenovo T430u is nice but no esata port. USB 3.0 sucks.
     
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  2. ZaZ

    ZaZ Super Model Super Moderator

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    If you like Lenovo, the X1 Carbon is worth a look. Other candidates might include the Samsung Series 9, Asus UX31, MacBook Air and IdeaPad Yoga.
     

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