Tech Doctor - the MacBook alternative

The problem: You want a Windows equivalent of the MacBook Air.

The solution: Samsung Series 9 900XSA

Businessmen craving the Air’s sharp lines and luggage-friendly weight should seek out Samsung’s new flagship laptop. With a thickness of just 16.3mm (and barely troubling the scales at 1.31kg) this Intel Core i5-powered workhorse is the international hot-desker’s PC of choice. The chassis is cast from duralumin — a rigid composite used in aircraft fuselages, no less. We’re happy to report the 13.3in screen remains readable in the most antisocial lighting conditions, while battery life peaks respectably around the 6.5-hour mark. samsung.com/uk

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