Laptop Reccys, Please?

I used to have a Lenova Yoga but it died after 5/6 years and I think I paid about £600 in the sale from £1000. My main use for it is for a few emails now and again, forums, FB, Amazon/Netflix streaming. (I don't have a TV/monitor, so viewing TV programmes need to be good size, but not not necessarily big).  I don't play games, nor use much storage.

What models/brands can you lot recommend? My budget is around £600-700, although, the cheaper the better, but I do want it to last as long as possible, please. Any ideas, folks? 

Thanks.

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  • Grumpy_chap
    Grumpy_chap Posts: 14,389
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    Have you looked at Dell Outlet?
  • nachtvlinders
    nachtvlinders Posts: 100
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    I'd rather buy new rather than refurbished so I can ensure it'll last me a long time. Thanks for helping everyone. 

    I use Dell at work, but it's okay. Aesthetically not as nice my last Lenova - I know looks isn't everything! Also, lightweight if possible too. 

  • Miser1964
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    > I do want it to last as long as possible, please.<

    Look at the HP EliteBook range
  • Bonhomie
    Bonhomie Posts: 242
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    I'd rather buy new rather than refurbished so I can ensure it'll last me a long time. Thanks for helping everyone. 

    I use Dell at work, but it's okay. Aesthetically not as nice my last Lenova - I know looks isn't everything! Also, lightweight if possible too. 

    There is no correlation between New and Refurbished when it comes to how long it will last. Your Lenovo is long gone, whilst I'm typing this on a DELL Latitude from 2011.
  • J_B
    J_B Posts: 6,374
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    I'd rather buy new rather than refurbished .................


    I've bought a few Dell 'refurbished' for folks in the last 5 years - all of them were basically new!
  • SaverRate
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    I wouldn't recommend Dell or HP from past experiences.

    My personal choice is Lenovo 

    But then everyone is different! 
    FTB - April 2020 
  • mgfvvc
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    From past experiences I wouldn't recommend HP or Lenovo. Sadly I'm coming to the conclusion that I can no longer rely on Dell Latitudes. My wife's Intel NUC M15 is excellent, but I think Intel have got out of the laptop business. 
    What are we left with? My daughter's Acer Aspire looks cheaply constructed and the webcam was poor, but it has held up pretty well. Do Samsung or Toshiba still make laptops? Toshiba's used to be excellent, but a long time ago.
  • mgfvvc said:
    From past experiences I wouldn't recommend HP or Lenovo. Sadly I'm coming to the conclusion that I can no longer rely on Dell Latitudes. My wife's Intel NUC M15 is excellent, but I think Intel have got out of the laptop business. 
    What are we left with? My daughter's Acer Aspire looks cheaply constructed and the webcam was poor, but it has held up pretty well. Do Samsung or Toshiba still make laptops? Toshiba's used to be excellent, but a long time ago.
    Don’t think Toshiba make laptops themselves anymore so if any do exist, they will be manufactured under licence by someone else. Which is a shame as I’ve only ever owned two laptops, both Toshiba and both still operational, although one only just (can’t complain though as it is 18 years old).
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  • HillStreetBlues
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    mgfvvc said:
    From past experiences I wouldn't recommend HP or Lenovo. Sadly I'm coming to the conclusion that I can no longer rely on Dell Latitudes. My wife's Intel NUC M15 is excellent, but I think Intel have got out of the laptop business. 
    What are we left with? My daughter's Acer Aspire looks cheaply constructed and the webcam was poor, but it has held up pretty well. Do Samsung or Toshiba still make laptops? Toshiba's used to be excellent, but a long time ago.
    Don’t think Toshiba make laptops themselves anymore so if any do exist, they will be manufactured under licence by someone else. Which is a shame as I’ve only ever owned two laptops, both Toshiba and both still operational, although one only just (can’t complain though as it is 18 years old).
    Sadly Toshiba have stopped. My current one is https://www.amazon.co.uk/Toshiba-Radius-15-P50W-C-10P-Convertible/dp/B016CZ76EY/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8,  my old one that still works is https://discountdays.ru/product/335162272476

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