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    Hi there

    I'm looking for a 13.3" ultrabook. I'd like something with an i5 6200U, Intel 520 graphics (or preferably Iris 540 graphics), 8GB RAM, 128GB (or more) SSD, reasonably good build quality and an all day battery life. No more than £700 and ideally closer to £600.

    These are some examples of what I've come up with personally:

    -HP Envy 13 for £620 with student discount

    -Lenovo 710S for £699

    I'm quite happy to get either one of these, but if anyone has some better suggestions or owns one of these ultrabooks and has something to say about them, then please post below. Please don't suggest a Macbook.


    I've personally got a Dell XPS 13 and can't fault it in any way. It's a solid machine all round.

    i5 6200U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 520 graphics, etc. Excellent build quality, super light and portable good battery life.

    However it's quite a lot more than your budget. But it's also the best laptop I've ever owned. I believe Dell (or Unidays) offer some sort of discount.
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