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28-06-2020, 10:11   #1
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Laptop for a teacher

I am looking for recommendations for a laptop that would meet a teachers need, especially given the fact teaching will be done remotely in the coming months.
Must haves :

-Windows OS
-Display 14-16 inch
-6 GB or higher RAM
-256 GB SSD or higher
-Excellent webcam and microphone
-Good battery back up
-Durable and metallic built.

Budget : 700 euros.

Thank you everyone.

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28-06-2020, 11:58   #2
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lenovo 5 14 metal version

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see lenovo thread in bargain alerts for the rewards site link and password to enter site with reduced prices and go to lenovo 5 14 amd

then the metal version will come in under 700 using the 10% off code on top
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28-06-2020, 13:48   #3
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Thank you. I will check it now.
I found this laptop on another thread, Huawei MateBook D 14 2020 . Is this better than Lenovo idea pad 5?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B085YM9K..._7ej-EbR1YH4TX

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lenovo 5 14 metal version

sign up to lenovo.ie newsletter to get a 10% off code sent

see lenovo thread in bargain alerts for the rewards site link and password to enter site with reduced prices and go to lenovo 5 14 amd

then the metal version will come in under 700 using the 10% off code on top

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28-06-2020, 15:11   #4
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the matebook 14 / magicbook 14 is good but it's webcam is a bit of a downside.

it's upward facing

that's why I suggested the other one
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28-06-2020, 15:37   #5
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I just realised the old laptop I have is 15.6 inch and I would prefer to stay at 15 inch or so. I know it's matter of 1 inch only but I get eye strain on smaller screens.
Can you please recommend in this display size?

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the matebook 14 / magicbook 14 is good but it's webcam is a bit of a downside.

it's upward facing

that's why I suggested the other one
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28-06-2020, 17:23   #6
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less good laptops in that size these days

lenovo 5 15 amd then - pick the 2.4mm thickness screen and metal palmrest options (both) for metal chassis and lid

go in through discount site as before

but seems currently to be not available

https://www.lenovo.com/ie/en/laptops.../p/88IPS501393
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Thank you.
Yes, I found this earlier but it's not available like you have mentioned.

I would like the narrow bezel screen.

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less good laptops in that size these days

lenovo 5 15 amd then - pick the 2.4mm thickness screen and metal palmrest options (both) for metal chassis and lid

go in through discount site as before

but seems currently to be not available

https://www.lenovo.com/ie/en/laptops.../p/88IPS501393
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Thank you.
Yes, I found this earlier but it's not available like you have mentioned.

I would like the narrow bezel screen.
The Matebook d 15 is available on Amazon but check YouTube re the webcam position to see if the angle suits

It also has a smaller battery than the 14 version
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Thank you so much for providing ongoing suggestions.
I will check it out now.
Do you by any chance have discount code for Matebook?

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Thank you so much for providing ongoing suggestions.
I will check it out now.
Do you by any chance have discount code for Matebook?
No discount codes for Amazon
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I have just seen YouTube reviews of Matebook d 15.

I am thankful to you to you that you told me about it's webcam location, which is near the F7 key and goes hidden. I wouldn't like to see myself from a lower angle

I will wait for Lenovo ideapad 15 which you have suggested but its not currently available.
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True that. Thank you

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https://www.lenovo.com/ie/en/laptops.../p/88IPS301432

How's this one?
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poor rez screen and plastic fantastic
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Gosh, I wouldn't be happy with this.

Can you please recommend 15 inch narrow bezel display with metallic body?

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