What’s your story? Find the perfect computer to suit you
Online shopping addict or serious gamer? Someone who often works from home or a creative designer? Find your perfect laptop
Choosing the right computer can be difficult. With all the complex specs and techy jargon, it’s sometimes hard to find out exactly which one is right for you.
That’s why we’ve created 6 different stories (or, categories) that every one of our computers fits into – to help you find the right device based on what you love doing and how you use a computer day to day. What’s your story?
PC gaming lovers – Game
Great gaming PCs have superb graphics and plenty of power to run them. If you’re seriously into gaming, you want to make sure you choose a PC that can support seriously demanding games – from AAA titles to MMO platforms.
Why not try: Dell Inspiron 15 7000
Thanks to Windows 10, you can play some of the newest releases without a console using Windows Play anywhere. Although there are currently only a few of these big titles available, we’re sure to see lots more released in future – so it’s pretty exciting to see where PC gaming is headed. Fitted with a NVIDIA GTX 960M graphics card, this laptop can run even the most high-powered games smoothly while still showcasing the world on your screen in immaculate detail. The premium Full HD screen amplifies the graphics even further, meaning you can enjoy totally immersive gameplay in crisp quality. What about the audio? Great graphics need great sound to match.
Plunge yourself – into a battlefield or quest instantly with quality sound to enhance your gaming experience. While you’re enjoying all the sensory benefits of the Dell Inspiron, the specially designed keyboard lets you control your play with ease so you can enter into battle fully prepared.
This laptop isn’t just ideal for gaming; it’s packed with plenty of power for work too. The i7 processor can handle even the most complex tasks simultaneously, meaning you can edit videos and images on creative programs or work on demanding spreadsheets without compromising on time.
Designers, video editors and music mixers – Create
If you work on creative projects, you’ll need a laptop that can run the most demanding software without compromising performance.
Why not try: Microsoft Surface Book
Elegantly designed and crafted from a single piece of aluminium, the Surface Book is a creative best friend, giving you the freedom to design and create in style. The Surface book is complete with an i7 processor to give you fast reliable performance as you work, whether you’re producing 3D models or editing images on Photoshop.
Acting as your own personal studio, the Surface Book let’s you work with complete versatility to support even the most demanding projects. The responsive Surface Pen makes sketching and designing fast and intuitive, while the detachable screen allows you to work in tablet mode - as if on canvas - and showcase your portfolio in detailed Ultra HD – that’s 4x sharper than your average laptop.
If you’re a music or video editor, you’ll enjoy the benefit of the Surface Book’s advanced speakers. Hear your audio in crystal clear quality as you work to ensure you never miss a beat.
Premium design and performance - Style
If you’re looking for a laptop that is as stylish as it is powerful, you’ll need an ultra light and thin design crafted from premium materials, complete with fast and reliable performance
Why not try: HP Spectre x360
Elegant and slim in design, the Spectre x360 features a light aluminium design that you can easily carry with you day to day.
For maximum versatility as you work and play, the laptop transforms instantly from laptop to tablet mode, so you can fold down the keyboard and relax with a film after work. The Spectre will give you the best from your movies, too. Delivering twice the resolution of Full HD, the Quad HD display will give a rich kaleidoscope of colour and depth so you can watch your shows in detailed quality.
Using the Spectre x360 for work? Enjoy seamlessly powerful performance with an Intel Core i5 processor. With this, you can stream your favourite music and videos while you work, so even if you’re working on complex spreadsheets, the Specre x360 will still operate quickly and efficiently. You can even jot notes on the screen thanks to active pen compatibility.
Busy professionals with a home office - Achieve
Do you ever work from home? When emailing, video calling and working on documents simultaneously, the wrong computer can slow you down. You need a PC that can multi-task, that’s fast and efficient at running software.
Why not try: HP Pavilion x360 15.6"
Switch effortlessly from typing to writing with Windows ink. Using the stylus pen, you can scribble down notes or jot thoughts on webpages instantly, allowing you to work efficiently in your own style.
When its time to switch off for the day, the HP Pavilion handles your entertainment too; the laptop folds instantly into tablet mode so can relax and enjoy movies on a Full HD display with high quality audio.
Complete with an intel i3 processor, the HP Pavillion lets you stream, browse and multitask with ease – perfect for busy days in the home office.
Homework and streaming on a budget – Everyday
If you’re planning on using your laptop at home rather than out and about, our Everyday range is perfect. You can save money without sacrificing power with a less portable design.
Whether it’s for your teenager to write essays and watch Netflix, or for you to plan the monthly budget, these laptops are a great affordable option.
Why not try: HP Pavillion
Designed with a fast and reliable i3 processor, this laptop is perfect for everyday use. From keeping the kids entertained with Netflix streaming to working between Microsoft Office documents, this computer has all your family essentials covered.
Portability over power for getting around town – Social
If you’re always on the go but are a casual user rather than a demanding multitasker, our Social range is a good option. These lightweight, often laptops are perfect for staying connected as you go from bus to work to after-work drinks.
Whether you’re flicking through social media, firing off emails or simply treating yourself to a little online shopping, these devices are packed with all the essentials you need in one light and portable package - slip it in your bag and off you go.
Why not try: Asus T101
This lightweight 2 in 1 laptop is ideal for travel thanks to it’s portable design. Keep up to date on your social media and entertainment with easy access to Facebook, Instagram and Netflix via the windows Store, or let Cortana keep your diary organised. If you’re looking for a budget friendly laptop with all the essentials, this could be the right one for you.