|Name||Microsoft Surface Laptop 2||Asus Chromebook Flip C434|
Microsoft’s Surface Laptops are one of a kind. The Surface Laptop 2 comes with a detachable screen that doubles up as a fully functional tablet. This model features improved versions of both the keyboard and the trackpad. The audio output from the speakers, placed on either side of the screen, is powerful, and this laptop has arguably the best webcam in the market. The battery life of the laptop is up to 10 hours, and on a single charge, the tablet lasts for up to 3 hours on average. Given the price, the only drawbacks with the Surface Laptop 2 are the lack of a digital pen, which can be bought for an additional $100, and a missing Thunderbolt 3 port. While more powerful options are available at the same price, none are as versatile as the Surface Laptop 2.
Asus Chromebook Flip C434 lets you flip the keyboard 360 degrees to convert it the laptop into a tablet with a stand. The featured model promises better performance, design, and features. For starters, it has a 14-inch screen, which is a welcome change from the 12.5 inches on the previous model. Plus, the 1080p screen performs better than average for computers in this range. The Flip C434 comes with a 9-hour battery life, enough to get you through the day. The modest Intel m3 processor can seem slow during heavy load, and the 4GB RAM may be inadequate after a while. But the biggest plus with the Chromebook is that costs less than half of the other laptops on this list.