FROM OUR PARTNERS AT MICROSOFT: Here Are 5 Must-Have PCs for Filipino Millennials

Windows 10-powered Modern PCs are ideal for young professionals on-the-go

Most Filipinos lead a tech-driven lifestyle, dynamic and mobile in everything they do. Laptops have become essential, and a Modern PC covers all the bases when it comes to a device that meets their needs: The Windows 10-powered laptops are thinner, lighter, and faster than other laptops, and are capable of performing even the most demanding tasks.

From form to function and all the innovations in between, Modern PCs are compact, with revamped batteries capable of running all day. They are also equipped with SSD Hard Drives that ensure performance and speed.

Here are five laptops that fit the description:

1. Acer Swift Series 

One of the most portable laptops in the market today is the Acer Swift Series. From this series is the Swift 3, a featherweight among its peers, weighing a mere 1.3kg. Don’t be fooled by its lightness—the Swift 3 still packs quite a punch with 8th gen processors, a 14” screen, and 512GB SSD. Portability is without a doubt the highlight of Acer’s latest Swift. The slim and light laptop makes it perfect for carrying around all day, while still providing enough firepower you need for your daily activities while you're on the move. If you’re looking for more power without sacrificing portability, look no further than the series’ higher spec models: the Swift 5 and Swift 7.

2. Asus Zenbook UX331

The new ZenBook 13 gives you elegance, style, and more with a stunning crystal-like finish and a sophisticated modern design that places it in a class of its own. It’s an ultra-thin Windows 10 i5 laptop with serious processing power and class-leading graphics performance. Its 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor can be boosted to 3.7GHz when needed, and comes with 8GB RAM and an NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 discrete graphics chip. Storage is quick and responsive with the 256 GB SATA SSD of the ZenBook 13.

Whether you're creating mega-sized office documents, manipulating high-resolution photos, editing videos, or playing the latest high-powered games, the ZenBook 13 won’t keep you waiting. Together, the ZenBook 13 and Windows 10 can provide a seamless computing experience for any type of user. ZenBook 13 supports all the great new features in Windows 10, including Windows Ink, Modern Standby, and Cortana.

3. Dell Inspiron 7370 / Inspiron 7373

The Dell Inspiron 13 7370 is a small and light modern PC that packs significant horsepower with its Intel 8th gen processor. Performance and portability are the laptop’s best features. Dell’s new Inspiron features a 13.3-inch screen with Full HD (1920 x 1080p) resolution. Equipped with a three-cell “smart” lithium-ion battery unit, the Inspiron 7370 allows you to work away from a wall socket for extended periods of time. This Dell Inspiron also has a 2-in-1 version, the Inspiron 7373.

4. HP Envy 13

The HP Envy 13 packs strong performance, long battery life, and a fantastic typing experience into a lightweight and affordable package. Stylish yet powerful, this 2.9-pound ultrabook boasts of an Intel 8th Gen Core processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB PCIe SSD. The Envy 13 can support all your everyday computing tasks. The all-metal chassis, all-day battery life, and one of the best keyboards in the market make the HP Envy the weapon of choice for many young professionals. At 12 x 8.5 x 0.55 inches, the Envy is slim enough to fit into a narrow pocket in your bag, and is lightweight at 2.93 pounds.

5. Lenovo Yoga 520 / 530

The Lenovo Yoga 520 is a stylish 14” 2-in-1 laptop with powerful processors and long-lasting battery life. More than just a traditional laptop, it transitions to a tablet thanks to a durable 360-degree hinge. It features pin-point accuracy and palm-rejection technology with the Lenovo Active Pen—an emulation of a natural pen-on-paper writing experience. Paired with new Windows Ink, the creative possibilities are endless.

At 1.75kg, the Yoga 520 is the picture of sleek portability. Work on your designs from home, or pop it in your bag on a day out to fix layouts later.

All these laptops complement the modern lifestyle of today's on-the-go millennials. And all are available at Octagon, the #1 Windows PC retailer in the Philippines. You can give these laptops a spin at any of the 150 branches closest to you. For more info on how to order, visit Octagon’s official website.


This article is sponsored by Microsoft.
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