Now 2018 is under way, Christmas feels particularly distant – both in the past and the future. A great many people at this time of year decide to punish themselves for their December transgressions, but we at IT Clear think differently. January and February are PERFECT for buying yourself a fantastic gift, but with one caveat: you have to somehow sell it to yourself as a practical, necessary and super-important item, that your personal and professional life simply cannot do without.
And what says practical, necessary and super-important like a new laptop? These sleek, inviting and useful devices ARE practical. You (probably) need one, and they’re (probably) going to be very useful to your career. Nothing says “I’m a professional” like a flash laptop, and the fact that they’re also very useful for watching films, playing games and for messing around on the internet is simply a welcome extra.
At IT Clear, one of our many specialisms are Dell laptop deals – we offer these devices for some of the best prices on the market. But which is the best laptop to buy? Let’s run down the top five winter purchases to wipe those post-Christmas blues away, and start 2018 off with a bang.
Even if we do say so ourselves, this is a fantastic place to begin our countdown. The Dell XPS 13 sets a nice tone for 2018: it’s a forward-thinking and very well-designed product. Let’s start with the display, all expansive 13.3 inches of it. Not only does this practically borderless, Infinity Edge screen provide you with about 2.3 inches more visuals for your money than average laptops of this size, it is also touch sensitive and boasts an impressive UltraSharp QHD+ 3200×1800 resolutions. Get ready for sharper-than-real-life images, videos and graphics.
In terms of memory, processing speed and general power, the XPS 13 is also a cut above: Intel Core i7-7660U (4M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) processors, 16GB RAM and a 512GB M.2 Solid State Drive will ensure that your device can handle everything from web design and coding to gaming and other graphic-intensive activities. Top it off with an ultra-thin, ultra-light chassis and a stylish, back-lit keyboard, and you’re looking at a genuinely impressive device. Continue reading…