Mrs D Picks - New Laptops


Looking to update, have a backup or maybe try out some bells and whistles then these lap tops are perfect – John Lewis has a superb selection of all the top named brands.

Microsoft Surface Laptop, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 13.5" PixelSense Display, Platinum £1249.00 John Lewis (Shop Now)






Slim, elegant and clean, the new Microsoft Surface laptop is designed to complement your contemporary look with its tone-on-tone colour combinations and sleek shape. It’s constructed with Intel’s powerful 7th-generation i5 processor and an explosive 13.5-inch PixelSense™ display with interactive touchscreen for seamless interaction and explosive visuals.

Its Signature Alcantara® covered keyboard and palm rest provide luxury warmth and feel when you type. It is specially treated to resist spills, stains and absorption, and can be wiped clean. The Surface laptop has a compact aluminium shell for lightweight strength.

Boasting a resolution 2256 x 1504 (201ppi) of to guarantee photos, videos and documents on the vibrant 13.5-inch PixelSense™ display with interactive touchscreen appears bright and easy to read. The Surafce laptop features Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 to protect the screen.

Intel’s 7th-generation i5 processor, codename Kaby Lake, is designed to make your laptop faster and more efficient. Your laptop’s overall productivity will show improvement for flawless multi-tasking and playback of 4K Ultra-HD video will occur without delay or interruption. The processor also feature a 'Turbo Boost' that will unleash more power when you need it, so you can handle more programs and intensive tasks without your laptop slowing down.

The additional 256GB Solid State Drive (SSD) gives you capacity to store your documents and media, while ensuring fast and dependable access to your files and programs. SSDs are much faster than regular hard drives, and don't use moving parts to work, making them more reliable and quieter.

Windows 10 S is a specific configuration of Windows 10 Pro that offers a familiar, productive Windows experience that’s streamlined for security and performance. By exclusively using apps in the Windows Store and ensuring that you browse safely with Microsoft Edge (your default browser), Windows 10 S keeps you running fast and secure day in and day out.

Windows 10 S is inspired by students and teachers and is the best Windows ever for schools. It’s also a great choice for any Windows customer looking for consistent performance and advanced security. By limiting apps to those in the Windows Store, Windows 10 S is ideal for people who have everything they need in the Windows Store and prefer the peace of mind that comes with removing the risk of downloading apps from other places.

You’re not limited to online apps, so you can get the fuller functionality of Office, Adobe Photoshop Elements, Minecraft and all the other titles in the Windows Store. And if you decide you’d rather run non-Store apps, you can easily and affordably switch to Windows 10 Pro at any time

Dell XPS 13 Laptop, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 13.3" Full HD, Aluminium £1149.95 John Lewis (Shop Now)






Experience unprecedented power and responsiveness as you work, become immersed in entertainment and get recognised for it, all on the XPS 13 laptop by Dell which is one of the smallest laptops ever made. This all means that you get to enjoy stunning visuals on a 13.3-inch screen housed within a laptop that's closer to 11 inches - it's pure magic. On top of its svelte body, the XPS 13 laptop is exceptionally light, weighing only 1.22kg.

Equipped with rapid responsiveness, the 7th-generation Intel® Core™ processor has the power and speed to keep up with your demands. Open files and programs quickly, plus seamlessly switch between applications and web pages without delay.

Dell has engineered this XPS 13 laptop with an InfinityEdge display which is backed by an UltraSharp™ Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) to dazzle you with incredibly sharp, vibrant images. You'll get to experience ultra high-definition content with the clarity and sharpness of 4K resolution. Featuring 4x more pixels than full HD screens, you’ll see crisper, clearer images for an immersive viewing like never before.

Enjoy the built-in Thunderbolt™ 3 port to quickly charge your laptop, connect external devices (including support for up to two 4K displays) and rapid data transfer as its 8 times faster than USB 3.0. On top of this you also have the option to use two super-fast USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports to add a mouse and printer. Plus, it's more hassle-free than ever to get started - log in quickly and easily with facial recognition technology, get 0.5 second wake, and never feel weighed down with new razor-thin devices.

Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB Convertible Laptop, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 13.3" Full HD, Platinum £999.95 John Lewis (Shop Now)






The Yoga 720 is the next generation of Lenovo's hugely popular convertible laptop. It's exceptionally light, weighing only 1.3kg, and ultra thin, measuring only 14.3mm. The sleek aluminium finish provides extra durability to keep it well protected when stored in your bag or frequently used. As before, it also offers you 4 distinctive positions to work and play.

Intel’s 7th-generation i5 processor, codename Kaby Lake, is designed to make your laptop faster and more efficient. Your laptop’s overall productivity will show improvement for flawless multi-tasking and playback of 4K Ultra-HD video will occur without delay or interruption. The processor also feature a 'Turbo Boost' that will unleash more power when you need it, so you can handle more programs and intensive tasks without your laptop slowing down.

With the Yoga 720, you can easily switch between four modes to suit your needs. It's designed to rotate through 360 degrees, so you can use it in laptop, tent, stand and tablet modes.

Remembering passwords is a thing of the past as the Yoga 720 is fitted with a fast fingerprint reader, which you can use to log into your device. You can also use it to make secure payments via PayPal, and using Windows Hello you can quickly sign into site such as DropBox and others.

Thanks to its portable design, the Yoga 720 with 13.3-inch screen is incredibly easy to take with you. It measures just 1.4cm when closed and weighs in at 1.3kg. Add to that the long 8 hour battery life and you'll find the Yoga 720 is perfect for work and play on the go.

The Yoga 720 is constructed with a dazzling 13.3-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display to deliver a bright and highly detailed picture for a superior gaming and multimedia experience. Using ten-point multi-touch technology to guarantee top-notch on-screen sessions, greater responsiveness and faster processing. It also features In-Plane Switching (IPS) to let you display visuals over a wide viewing angle for group enjoyment.

To complement the impressive visuals, it also utilises surround sound from Dolby Audio® to deliver excellence in audio, whether you're listening to an audiobook or watching a blockbuster movie.

As well as touch control, the Yoga 720 is equipped with an AccuType keyboard for comfortable, accurate typing and an intelligent touchpad that can be used for scrolling, rotating and zooming, as well as mouse navigation.

HP ENVY x360 15-bp007na Convertible Laptop with Stylus, Intel Core i7, 8GB, 256 GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX, 15.6” Full HD Touch Screen, Natural Silver £1149.95 John Lewis (Shop Now)






The HP ENVY X360 is a luxurious laptop with powerful specs for both entertainment and performance. Thanks to its Full HD screen, Bang & Olufsen's dual speakers, Intel 7th generation processor and Solid State Drive (SSD), you’ll be able to revel in all aspects of multimedia fun or confidently work through even the most demanding of tasks; all with the confidence that your battery won’t give up the ghost as soon as you step outside of the office.

The HP ENVY X360 comes equipped with an Intel 7th generation, Dual-Core i7 processor and 8GB of RAM and as such, will glide effortlessly through your computing needs. With enough onboard power to take on more demanding errands, such as photo and video editing as well as 3D gaming, you’ll experience flawless multi-tasking, without interruption. The processor handily features a 'Turbo Boost' that will unleash more power when necessary.

GeFroce 940MX (4GB dedicated)is designed to deliver a premium laptop experience, giving you up to 4X times faster graphics performance for gaming while also accelerating photo- and video-editing applications. Working together seamlessly with NVIDIA Optimus, GeForce 940MX gives you longer battery life for work and play.

By squeezing a larger screen into a smaller frame, this ultra-thin, barely visible bezel revolutionises your display's appearance with a beautiful all-metal, efficient design.

The Solid State Drive (SSD) gives you great capacity to store your documents and media, while ensuring quicker and reliable access to your files and programs. SSDs are far faster than regular hard drives. Ingeniously, SSDs don't use moving parts to work, which makes them far more dependable and also quieter.

A large 15.6”, Full HD screen (1920 x 1080 pixel) that’s also responsive to touch, will make viewing photos and videos a pleasure, while navigating your favourite apps and games a breeze. It has been designed to convey stunning images, which makes for a great gaming and multimedia experience.

With HP’s Audio Boost technology and speakers that have been custom-tuned by Bang & Olufsen’s engineers, each of the Envy’s Dual speakers provide a wonderfully crisp audio experience, for all your music and films.

The three USB 3.1 ports allow for ultra-fast data transfer bandwidth of up to 10 gigabits per second, so you can download media files quicker. The SD card slot offers a convenient way to upload your photos and videos, while Bluetooth enables you to send data wirelessly between devices.

With Window Hello feature, you are the password. Use your camera to recognise your face, and Windows Hello will logs you into your Windows devices in less than 2 seconds, 3x faster than a password. Login to laptop even into apps and websites faster and more securely. You can even make in-app purchases.

Samsung Galaxy Book, Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 12", Black £1099.95 John Lewis (Shop Now)




Compact yet powerful, the new Galaxy Book has a bright 12-inch sAMOLED display and is loaded with a 7th-Generation Intel Core processor. Accompanied by a keyboard and S-Pen stylus to give you the versatility you crave to create, view and communicated when you’re at home or on the go.

Intel’s 7th-generation i5 processor, codename Kaby Lake, is designed to make your laptop faster and more efficient. Overall productivity will show improvement for flawless multi-tasking and seamless playback of videos. The processor also feature a 'Turbo Boost' that will unleash more power when you need it, so you can handle more programs and intensive tasks without your device slowing down.

Taking notes, opening your favourite apps, drawing pictures, editing photos and amending documents is done with ease, thanks to the new and improved S Pen. With a comfortable grip, ultra-precision 0.7mm tip and battery-free operation to make it look and feel like a regular pen writing on a piece of paper, so every movement will feel totally natural.

Use Samsung Flow to sync your Samsung smartphone to receive notifications and transfer data to the Galaxy Book. You’ll even be able to pause what you’re doing on one device and pick it up on the other.

You’ll want the screen to be at different angles when you read, type, browse and draw to ensure you get the best results. Choose between 4 dynamic viewing modes to find the one that works for you.


HP Envy 13-ad015na Laptop, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 360GB SSD, 13.3" Full HD Touch Screen, Natural Silver £1099.95 John Lewis (Shop Now)







Packed full of great features, HP's Envy 13 laptop has a powerful processor and elegant looks. You’ll experience effortless multitasking, rich visuals and a vibrant, exciting soundscape thanks to the 7th-Generation Intel i7 processor, a Full HD touch screen, as well as Bang & Olufsen Quad speakers. With the HP Envy 13 you can enjoy the freedom and luxury of working outside your office with confidence.

Thanks to Intel’s 7th generation processor and the 8GB of RAM onboard, you’ll be able to rocket through your computing requirements. With enough onboard clout to take on more demanding tasks, such as photo and video editing, along with 3D gaming, you’ll experience multi-tasking, without interruption. The processor handily features a 'Turbo Boost' that will unleash more power when required.

NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB dedicated) supercharges your laptop for work and play. Get up to 4X faster performance over integrated graphics for photo- and video-editing applications, as well as faster, smoother gaming. GeForce MX150 also works seamlessly with NVIDIA Opitmus technology to give you the perfect balance between long battery life and performance.

PCle is a new kind of SSD technology that provides a 94 percent increase in read and 23 percent increase in write speed, versus standard, older generations of solid state drives. SSDs are much faster than regular hard drives; additionally, they don't use moving parts to work, so they’re much more dependable as well.

The HP's Envy’s 13.3-inch, Full HD screen (1920 x 1080 pixel) is designed to deliver a striking image for a more memorable gaming and multimedia experience. Handily, it features In-Plane Switching (IPS) to allow for nearly 180-degree viewing angles for group viewing enjoyment, so no one misses the fun. The screen is also responsive to your touch, so browsing through your favourite games and apps become as easy as a swipe.

HP’s clever audio island, along with Bang & Olufsen’s engineers custom-tuning each speaker ensure your Envy 13 has superior Quad speakers which provide an exciting and immersive audio soundscape, no matter if you've fired up the latest hit TV programme or your music collection.

The Envy 13 laptop has four USB ports; two being power-preserving USB 3.1 ports that give you the ability to fast charge your smartphone (if applicable). You can even link up your mouse and printer for extra ease. The helpful SD card slot means you can also quickly and simply upload your pictures, while additional Bluetooth 4.0 convenience lets you beam your data wirelessly between your chosen devices.
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