5 SAMSUNG SERIES 3
Samsung, $1199, samsung.com/au
★★★★ Samsung’s Series 3 laptop is hardly the thinnest of the bunch, but it is the most powerful. Where this laptop does save on space is in the border around its screen — the display features a tiny 1cm bezel that lets Samsung fit an inch more display under the hood. This sleek, if not slender, laptop is also powerful as it uses the latest AMD A Series processor (1.8GHZ) and packs in 8GB RAM for efficient multi-tasking. The laptop has a built-in Blu-ray DISC/DVD drive and plenty of ports including HDMI and three USB connections This model does weigh 2.45kg, however, so it might not suit all travellers.