Wallet-friendly laptops are becoming more popular, but far too many of them fall into the category of Chromebooks (ie, great machines with limited applications). If you want better resolution – and a full-sized model – then check out the 17-inch Skin laptop. It has 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD, as well as a processor that can reach speeds of up to 2.8GHz.
Let’s start talking about the operating system. It comes with Windows 11 built-in, which alone is worth $100-plus. It also has a 5,000mAh battery; that’s about eight times the battery life in total, although you can use the laptop while it’s on the charger, of course.
The dual-core processor reaches speeds of up to 2.8GHz, which is more than enough to handle multiple browser tabs and several simultaneous applications. It’s decent enough for some basic gaming, but there’s another concern with that: The laptop doesn’t have fans for heat dissipation. Instead, it has a large ventilation hole in the bottom and a dust filter. Any intensive applications will require cooling from an external source such as a laptop fan kit.
The display itself is 17 inches across at 1920×1080 pixels, which is the standard 1080p resolution. The color accuracy is amazing, and the text is crisp and sharp – you won’t have to worry about eye strain after a day’s work. There are also plenty of ports, including USB 3.0, mini HDMI, MicroSD, and more. Wi-Fi 5.0 and Bluetooth are both built-in, so you won’t need an external adapter for either.
“I bought this laptop to replace my old HP. I was looking for something more affordable and efficient too. I was lucky to get this product when it was on sale. The laptop is perfect for me. The speed is up to par, battery life is perfect. So far I have no problem with the product. Even my teenagers have abandoned their computers and are using mine for gaming as that the graphics are better [on this one],” said one parent.
Another user said, “I bought this laptop to replace an HP that finally gave up the ghost. So far, I’ve been very happy. Looking at the specs on this computer, it’s definitely an upgrade , with twice the GB of It also has 512GB of SSD, which is more than enough for [its] primary uses, including web browsing, posting pictures/videos and sometimes working from home…”
This shopper is also happy with the upgrade: “I bought this computer to replace my old slow one. It was super easy to set up and super fast. I only use it for the home office so I don’t sure about gaming or anything. for basic home office work, social media and internet searching, etc. It works great for that. The picture/screen is very clear and it’s very light and easy to carry behavior.”
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