Dell Inspiron 15 5000
£780 from www.snipca.com/24851 Tested: Issue 459
Now featuring Intel’s seventh-generation Kaby Lake processors, the Inspiron 15 is great value for a full-size laptop with i7 CPU, anti-glare Full HD screen, 4GB AMD R7 graphics and a 1TB hard drive. More basic models start at £429.
ALTERNATIVE: Asus Zenbook UX310UA
This sleek (if slightly plasticky) 13in adds a super-sharp 3200x1800-pixel screen to i5 performance with a 256GB SSD. £815 from www.snipca.com/24852