Back to School: Ultrabook Laptops
Narrowing down the field of laptops can be a daunting task when back to school shopping. There are so many options and features, it’s hard to know what you really need. Here are a couple of “Ultrabook” options that are great for any college student.
The Hewlett Packard Folio 13 is a well built Ultrabook that features a 13.3 inch screen, backlit keyboard and a user friendly touch pad. It comes equipped with a USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, HDMI, SD card reader, headset port and gigabit Ethernet port. The dual-core HP Folio 13 includes Intel Core i5 2467 @ 1.6GHz, 4GB of RAM, a 128GB Samsung SSD. It features one of the best battery lives in the Ultrabook marketplace, boasting up to 9 hours of uninterrupted use. The Folio 13 is an affordable $1,315.61 and is a great addition to any college student’s back to school shopping.
Another great option for students is the Toshiba Portege Z830. The features and performance of this Ultrabook make it a real standout amongst it’s competitors. Not only does this laptop include a USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, headphone jack, SD card reader and an HDMI port, it also manages to fit in an extra USB 2.0 port, dedicated microphone jack, gigabit Ethernet and VGA port. The dual-core Toshiba Portege Z830 comes with an Intel Core i7 2467M @ 1.6GHz, 4GB of RAM and a 128GB Toshiba SSD. This Ultrabook really shines when put to performance tests. At only $1,149.80, we think the Z830 gets you the most bang for your buck!