5 Best Laptops of 2016

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2016 has been an astounding year of laptop releases, with great prices for powerhouse devices and the much loved hybrid movement. With plenty of great laptops available, we’ve picked out the 5 best laptops of 2016, so if you’re on the hunt for a new laptop or in search of a new and better replacement, read on!


Lenovo Yoga 700 14″

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  • Price: £584.99
  • Processor: Intel i7 (6th Gen) 6500U / 2.5 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.1 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256 GB SSD
  • Screen: 14” Touchscreen Full HD Display (1920 x 1080) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Special Offer: includes ACME SP103 Efficient Mini Portable Speakers


Hybrids took 2016 by storm! One of the most loved convertible laptops of the year, is hands down the Lenovo Yoga 700. With four different modes to choose from and the versatility of a tablet and a laptop, its innovative design is praised and ensures easy use. Equipped with Intel’s most powerful processor, an 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage, tackle the most demanding of tasks with ease and multitask seamlessly. Easy use is further enhanced with Windows Home 64-bit, so your homepage enables you to navigate and access your apps with instantly, as well as giving you the option to customise your homepage so what you need most is accessible with a swift click or touch. Not only are the design aspects of this cheap convertible diverse but so is the purpose and use of this device. Work hard and sit back and enjoy a film with stunning visuals delivered by the integrated Intel HD graphics; with sharp visuals and vivid colour, picture quality has never looked so true to life. Grab this cheap convertible now for only £584.99 and you’ll also receive a portable mini speaker completely free of charge!


Apple MacBook Pro MF841B/A 13.3″ Retina Display


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  • Price: £1,089.99
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 (5th Gen)
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • Screen:3” Retina Display (2560 x 1600) Resolution
  • Graphics: Intel Iris 6100 Graphics
  • Operating System: Mac OS X Yosemite


Apple are famous for their unrivalled range of devices and laptops are no exception. The MacBook Pro with retina display ensures amazing visuals, alongside the stunning Intel Iris 6100 graphics. With 8GB RAM, 512GB of storage space and Mac OS X Yosemite operating system, work and play at a quick pace and multitask without fear of slow loading apps and crashes. The seamless and slick exterior, alongside it being lightweight design means you can take this laptop out and about with ease and is work/school appropriate. Apple’s exclusive features such as iMessage and Facetime, alongside other high tech aspects firmly solidifies this laptop a place in the best pick of 2016.


Toshiba Z10t-A-11Z 11.6″

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  • Price: £369.99 (Save £230)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB SSD
  • Screen:6” Touchscreen (1920 x 1080) Resolution
  • Graphics: Intel HD graphics 4200
  • Operating System: Windows 8.1 Pro


Also joining the trend of the ever so popular hybrid is this Toshiba laptop. Switch between tablet and laptop mode easily to suit the task at hand. The lightweight and diverse design makes the Toshiba Z10-A one of the best laptops of 2016 and a great travel companion. Fast connectivity, 4GB RAM and 128GB of storage space ensures you can multitask and work with ease. Windows 8.1 Pro allows you to customise your homepage so navigations and accessibility to your apps have never been quicker and easier. After a long day of work, enjoy your favourite T.V show in stunning visual quality with the built-in Intel HD graphics 4200. The durability and neat protection features ensure this is one of 2016’s best laptops. The spill resistant keyboard can withstand 30ml of liquid for 3 minutes, so spilling a little coffee can be wiped away without causing hassle or damage. Alongside this, drop tests have shown that this laptop can handle a drop of up to 75cm!


Lenovo B50-45 15.6″

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  • Price: £334.99 (Save £45)
  • Processor: AMD A6
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 500GB HHD
  • Screen:6” Anti-Glare Display (1366 x 768) Resolution
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R5 M230 2GB Dedicated Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit


This Lenovo gaming laptop is definitely on the list for best laptops of 2016! It’s ideal for gaming but has all you need for work too. The powerful processor ensures high quality gaming and seamless multitasking. The immense 16GB RAM further enhances this, making this laptop an absolute powerhouse. Installed with Windows 10 Home 64-bit, you can personalize your homepage so you have quick access to your most used apps. Visuals are most certainly praised with the AMD Radeon R5 M230 2GB dedicated graphics. Gaming and entertainment has never been so vivid and bold; you’ll feel like part of the game. This great gaming laptop with brilliant multimedia features is only £334.99!


HP 255 G3 15.6″


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  • Price: £197.99
  • Processor: AMD A6
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 500GB HDD
  • Screen:6” Display (1366 x 768) Resolution
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R5 M230 2GB Dedicated Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit


Equipped with a powerful RAM, storage and processor, at the cheap price of £197.99, this is surely one of the best laptops of 2016. With 16GB RAM, 500GB of storage and an AMD A6 processor, work and play speedily without the worry of slow loading apps and crashes; as well as multitasking away with ease. Windows 10 Home 64-bit ensures you can get started swiftly after the start up, as all your apps are available on your homepage in an easy-to-view tiled layout. The 15.6” widescreen display and AMD Radeon R5 M230 2GB dedicated graphics provides you with stunning entertainment quality, visuals have never looked so lucid and real!


So there you have it, the best laptops of 2016! If you’re on the market for a new laptop, hopefully we’ve helped narrow down the search.

Still undecided or looking for something different? Check out our website for a wide range of laptops and you’ll be sure to find a device that caters to your needs.


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