Question UK - student laptop under £500

Apr 26, 2021
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LAPTOP QUESTIONNAIRE: humanities student laptop, good battery life and build quality. mainly used for office work and streaming.

Total budget (in local currency) and country of purchase? under £500

Are you open to refurbs/used? No

How would you prioritize form factor (ultrabook, 2-in-1, etc.), build quality, performance, and battery life? battery life and build quality most important

Do you have a preferred screen size? definitely 13 or 14 inches

Are you doing any CAD/video editing/photo editing/gaming? no gaming or video editing

Any specific requirements such as good keyboard, reliable build quality, touch-screen, finger-print reader, optical drive or good input devices (keyboard/touchpad)? available in the uk, backlit keyboard

Leave any finishing thoughts here that you may feel are necessary and beneficial to the discussion. a laptop that will last with good build quality.

i found these three options but open to other suggestions:

ACER Swift 3 14" Laptop - AMD Ryzen 3, 256 GB SSD, Silver: https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing/laptops/laptops/acer-swift-3-14-laptop-amd-ryzen-3-256-gb-ssd-silver-10208148-pdt.html

ASUS VivoBook M413IA 14" Laptop - AMD Ryzen 5, 256 GB SSD, Silver - Currys: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/114732766717?

Asus, X415JA-EK006T Laptop: https://www.very.co.uk/asus-x415ja-ek006t-laptop-14in-fhdnbspintel-core-i5nbsp8gb-ramnbsp256gb-ssdnbspnorton-360-antivirus-included-optional-microsoft-m365-family-15-months-silver/1600567692.prd?_requestid=681904&Ntt=x415ja%20ek006t%20laptop
 
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