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Laptop to replace surface pro 4

FreeKnight

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So I haven't kept up with laptops at all.

My surface pro 4 is getting a little slow and I'm finding the 12" screen too small to really use much and thinking about an upgrade.

I want to stick with something light and portable though. Gaming is not a concern. It's mostly browsing and MS office in the field. I can check MS's latest offerings, but is there anything else I should be considering? Zenbooks? Samsung Galaxy laptops?

I do like the detachable keyboard, but I can live without it, so while that's a perk, it's not a deal breaker.

Thanks for any input or suggestions.
 

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Looks like an Ultrabook will suit you well, anything else that's small and thin won't be any faster than what you already have.
What's your budget?
 

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If I was to go out and buy a laptop right now I'd still be looking at frame.work laptops. Wife uses an older surface (might be a 3) and when it gives up that's what I'd likely order for her as well.

Edit: they also just announced a newer 16in model and AMD options. The 16in model you can add/remove a numpad and a few other interesting ideas.
 
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I seen this post last night and was thinking about the same thing ( kind of ) my surface pro 3 is sometimes acting weird so this got me thinking of maybe finding a another used one or possibly looking more into this that I found on amazon I am not sure actually how good it is . I am not sure why this isnt actually showing the picture but the link does work
 

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Do you still need partial "tablet" mode at times then? Lenovo Yoga might fit the bill perhaps. I think there's been decent deals on them lately, especially if you use the various Work Perk type coupon programs.

Latest Surface Pro looks to be 13" now too, not really a significant increase in size though.
 

FreeKnight

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Do you still need partial "tablet" mode at times then? Lenovo Yoga might fit the bill perhaps. I think there's been decent deals on them lately, especially if you use the various Work Perk type coupon programs.

Latest Surface Pro looks to be 13" now too, not really a significant increase in size though.
Not really. It's handy once in a while, but I can live with a more traditional laptop. Kind of considering a surface laptop, but I haven't had time to dig into details and competition yet.
 

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Not really. It's handy once in a while, but I can live with a more traditional laptop. Kind of considering a surface laptop, but I haven't had time to dig into details and competition yet.
My wife has a Surface laptop, several years old now. She isn't a "hard" user, but does do what you describe; MS Office, web, media consumption. We're happy with it and it's still working great.

Hers has a touch screen that she likes and uses more than she expected, and a 4K screen... however the latter is a bit of a marketing gimmick because you can't read anything without a pretty high scaling percentage. However, it is a nice screen.
 

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