First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.
Best business notebooks
- — 04 November, 2010 14:11
These days it's hard to distinguish between a business notebook and a laptop designed for the average consumer. Both types of notebooks have similar performance and features, but the difference is that business notebooks generally have more management software, better security options and are more solidly built because they are most likely to be used on the road.
In this round-up we've highlighted a variety of business notebooks from Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba. You will find large, desktop-replacement style notebooks such as the Dell Vostro 3700, and even a netbook such as the Sony VAIO X Series, which is favoured by travelling executives. All up, we believe there's something for every type of business user.
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If you're a business user that absolutely must have as many connectivity features built into a notebook as possible, then HP's ProBook 6550b is worth looking into. Not only do you get modern facilities such as eSATA and DisplayPort, you also get ageless wonders such as a 56Kbps modem and a serial port. Its Core i5-540M CPU gives it good speed and its keyboard is crisp and comfortable to type on. Overall, a very good business laptop.
- Review Date:
- 1st Oct., 2010
- Elias Plastiras