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It has been more than two years that Windows 10 came delighting our way with a horde of latest features under its wing. Through new builds and frequent patches, Windows 10 have ensured optimum functionality.
Unlike its predecessor Windows 8, the latest Windows 10 does not come with any specific hardware requirements. Windows 8 worked like a dream on touch based devices instilling the requirement of hybrid laptops among masses.
Windows 10 brings along some of its previous touch and tablet features which were created exclusively for the Windows 8 line-up. These carry forwards have been perked up with features such as increased security, improved operating system, the Cortana assistant, a new browser, on the go editing and its exclusive version of Office.
The scrolling single column Start Menu in Windows 10 is divided into recently installed and frequently used programs along with the option of toggling between scrolling view of applications which are sorted alphabetically.
The extra pane assists users in pinning Windows 8-style tiles and live tiles animation become a reality with rotating 3D cube. Start menu can be dragged to a larger size and can even reach full screen. The Windows phone assistant Cortana shows up in Windows 10 upgrade on the taskbar’s search pane. You can trigger the same by saying “Hello Cortana”.
Cortana provides easy access to documents saved, apps installed and a bevy of other features. You can also set reminders for daily tasks using the office assistant.
The task switcher button and Cortana search bar take up considerable chunk from the taskbar which helps in easy identification of open programs with an underlined bar instead of a full highlight.
The standard tools appearing in the system tray gets a new makeover with Windows 10. New additions include power monitor providing one click alteration of screen brightness, new volume slider and network settings menu showing available Wi-Fi connections.
Windows 10 brings along the Action Centre in the extreme right of the taskbar containing notifications coming from various applications.
The command prompt which has shown no sign of changes since 1990’s finally gets a facelift with the Windows 10 variant which allows resizing of the command prompt window and making use of popular keyboard shortcuts such as copy and paste in the command prompt dialogue box.
Powered up with such features, Windows 10 brings along ground breaking development in the sphere of functionality. So the next big question is choosing the right laptop which shall accentuate the features of Windows 10.
From a vast cornucopia of choices we have come up with a list of Best Widows 10 Laptops which can surely be of great help if you are thinking of bringing home a new model.
The 13.5 inch Surface Book from the house of Microsoft is one of the Best Windows 10 Laptops offering extreme versatility, high performance quality and top notch power on the go.
At 3.48 pounds the Surface Pro offers enhanced portability especially for those always on the move. The 6th generation Skylake Intel Core i7-6600U processor under its silver coloured magnesium build along with 16GB of RAM, makes multitasking seem like a cakewalk.
The PixelSense display screen having maximum resolution of 3000 x 2000 and 267 ppi ensures high resolution graphics sure to stun and delight its users. With built-in features such as low glare, high contrast and true-to-life colour, the touchscreen display allows users to go ahead with multi-touch gestures.
The detachable screen of this hybrid allows users to make use of the same both in laptop and tablet mode. The detachable screen can also be used like a clipboard with the Surface Pen. Users can also reap maximum benefits out of its touchpad, tactile keyboard and hardware accelerated graphics by rotating and attaching the screen with the dock.
The Surface Pen which comes along with the 2-in-1 gives the feeling of writing with an actual pen and can be used to sign documents, mark up presentations and enjoy art applications. Even when your Surface Book is in sleep mode, you can make use of the Surface Pen to open a blank OneNote document with a single click.
Its dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi propels battery life longevity, broader coverage and faster Internet access in comparison to previous Wi-Fi standards. Its in-built Bluetooth 4.0 fosters easy connectivity with fellow Bluetooth compatible accessories and peripherals.
Dual digital microphones along with 5.0 MP front camera aids in video chatting whereas the 8.0 MP rear camera snaps pretty impressive frames.
The Surface Pro 6 offers an unique blend of best-in-class laptop without losing out on the versatility of a tablet. To start with it scores full marks in the looks segment with platinum colored exterior, magnesium alloy built and the trademark Windows logo at its kickstand’s back.
Thanks to the powerful 8th generation Intel Core i6 Processor, you can enjoy extraordinary speed and 50% extended battery life compared to earlier versions of the Surface Pro. The ultra-light model measuring 0.33” and weighing just 1.7 pounds brings along uncompromising mobility.
Its 12.3 inch PixelSense Display with a screen resolution of 2736x1824 and aspect ratio of 3:2 brings along bright color, high resolution and wide viewing angles. You can now enjoy one click login powered by Windows Hello and IR front facing camera.
The Surface Pro easily secures a slot in our list of Best Windows 10 Laptops with functionality which flow in sync with Surface Dial, Surface Pen and Office. It also brings along the complete Windows experience with its state of art 3D creation tools.
The pop out kickstand opens up to 165 degrees and in case you are worried about the tablet falling off then the Microsoft Surface Dial can come in handy.