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Razer Edge Pro (Core i7/256GB)

Razer Edge Pro (Core i7/256GB)
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Samsung Chromebook Series 3

Samsung Chromebook Series 3
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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13
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Acer Aspire M5-481PT-6488

Acer Aspire M5-481PT-6488
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Price $229 to $269 at 7 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.0 (3.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 1 review 3.5 stars out of 19 reviews 3.5 stars out of 29 reviews 3.0 stars out of 8 reviews
Release date March 28, 2013 October 18, 2012 October 02, 2012 September 26, 2012
The Bottom Line The Razer Edge is one of the most inventive PC gaming devices in years, but you'll pay a premium for portability and proprietary add-ons. The $249 Samsung Chromebook is a good extra computer for cloud-loving Google-centric Web users. The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 is a convertible touch-screen laptop/tablet that most importantly doesn't compromise the traditional laptop experience. Considering the total package of features and price, the Acer Aspire M5 feels like a safe bet if you want an all-encompassing Windows 8 laptop with touch that won't cost a fortune.

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Product Description - 3rd Gen Core i7 - Microsoft Windows 8 - 8 GB RAM
Razer Edge Pro - 10.1 in i7-3517U - 256 GB SSD
Samsung Series 3 - 11.6 in 5 - Google Chrome OS - 2 GB RAM - 16 GB
XE303C12 - Exynos 5 - 16 GB Flash
- 13.3 in - 3rd Gen Core i5 - Microsoft Windows 8
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 i5-3317U - 8 GB RAM - 128 GB SSD
Acer Aspire - 14 in - 3rd Gen Core i5 3317UB - Microsoft Windows 8 - 6 GB RAM - 500 GB
Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
Info unavailable
Software Included Info unavailable Info unavailable Intel AppUp Center
Lenovo Cloud Storage by SugarSync
Ebay
CyberLink Youcam
Skype
Amazon Kindle
Lenovo OneKey Recovery
Nitro Pro (90-days trial)
Rara Streaming
Birzzle
Lenovo Motion Control
Lenovo Transition
McAfee Internet Security Suite (30 days trial)
EverNote
Lenovo Support
AccuWeather
Lenovo Companion
Lenovo Energy Management
Absolute Reminder
Info unavailable
Battery Info unavailable 2-cell - up to 6.3 hour(s)
4-cell - up to 8 hour(s)
Info unavailable
System Type Slate Tablet PC
Chromebook
Ultrabook
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Display 10.1 in Yes 1366 x 768 / HD
11.6 in
LED backlight 1366 x 768 / HD
13.3 in
LED backlight Yes VibrantView 1600 x 900 / HD+
14 in
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE / Intel HD Graphics 4000 - 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM
Info unavailable Intel HD Graphics 4000
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Operating System Microsoft Windows 8
Google Chrome OS
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8
Storage 256 GB SSD
16 GB
128 GB SSD
500 GB
Dimensions (WxDxH) 11 in x 0.8 in x 7 in
11.4 in x 8.1 in x 0.7 in
17 mm
13.1 in x 8.9 in
13.39 in x 9.65 in x 0.81 in
Weight 33.9 oz
2.4 lbs
3.4 lbs
4.63 lbs
Optical Drive Info unavailable None
None
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Networking 802.11n
Bluetooth 4.0
802.11n None
802.11n None
Bluetooth 4.0
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Processor Intel 3rd Gen Core i7
3 i7-3517U / 1.9 GHz ( 3 GHz ) / 4 MB Cache
5 / 1.7 GHz / 1 MB Cache
Samsung Exynos 5
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5
3 i5-3317U / 1.7 GHz ( 2.6 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5 3317UB
Memory 8 GB
DDR3 SDRAM
2 GB
Flash: 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM
8 GB DDR3L SDRAM
6 GB
Mechanical Design No keyboard
Info unavailable 360 degree flip design
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