Buyer’s Guide: Laptops, tablets and ultrabooks

For busy travelling professionals and demanding consumer users, not much can touch the combination of power and portability you get from an ‘ultrabook’. The format has evolved rapidly in recent years, with convertible 2-in-1s and high-end tablets giving even greater flexibility. Stephen Errity takes a look at some of the latest offerings at this end of the market.

Dell Latitude 9510


Dell Latitude 9510

Price: from €2,243 ex Vat (

The Latitude 9000 series, designed to be smaller and thinner than ever before, delivers what Dell says is the longest battery life of any 15-inch business PC with a target of up to 30 hours. It weighs just 3.2 pounds, so professionals can travel light without carrying the extra weight of battery chargers, adapters or speakerphone pucks.

The large screen size, along with Intel ...