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Old Jul 17th 2017, 10:01 am   #1
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I need to get a very light ultrabook/notebook/something to take with me on my Oz and India travels. I have a good, high spec laptop at home, so I only need something for travel. This is what I need it to do (not much, really!)

WiFi - to connect in-car and in hotels

Use will be light - I won't be playing games, downloading/listening to music or watching TV/movies. Won't be using Skype, won't be making calls.
Will use it for email, social media websites and browsing local info (places to see, eat etc).

Must be Windows, have at least one USB port, camera and detachable keyboard. Touchpad or not, I'm not bothered. Decent battery life if possible (6+ hours). Would rather pay more for a decent one than buy something that's going to give me grief. As light as possible as it's getting carted around a fair bit.

Suggestions much appreciated, thanks
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Old Jul 17th 2017, 12:11 pm   #3
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Thanks Calman, I'll have a look at those right now.
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Just purchased a Lenovo Yoga 700 on Woot for $369. Great machine

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Just purchased a Lenovo Yoga 700 on Woot for $369. Great machine

Lenovo Yoga 700 11" | Ultralight Multimode Laptop | Lenovo US
Thanks Tim, I love Lenovos, my current laptop is a ThinkPad and runs like a dream. I had a look at the Yoga 700 but couldn't get near the price you got yours for (well done!), and they were also heavier than the HP Stream I chose.

Finished up getting this one - made up with it! Buy HP Stream x360 11.6" 2 in 1 - Violet Purple | Free Delivery | Currys

Thanks again Calman and Tim, you both saved me a lot of time and probably saved me from buying a lemon as well.
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