Hi guys, browsing the internet for information regarding my conundrum, I found this forum and saw that people got some good answers here, so I decided to ask a question as well.
I am soon buying an ultra-portable computer for general usage - meetings with clients, occasional overseas work, and general multimedia (Netflix, YT, etc.). I'm using mostly Chrome and Notepad++ as well as several background programs for tracking productivity and stuff like that.
The issue that I have is that I've got a coupon for an Aussie store for Microsoft Surface. While the description says "Featuring the new, streamlined and secure Windows 10 S", I've enquired about upgrading to a full version of W10, they said it's doable. The configuration suits me for the most part, though I'd prefer 16 gigs of ram. Don't be harsh on me, but, I also consider aesthetics important and one of the reasons I'd go with the Surface is its astounding looks
On the other hand, I'm also considering the new HP Spectre 13. When I compare the 2 computers - price wise - the HP gives more for approximately the same money (have in mind that in the first link those are Aussie dollars, as well as the fact that I have a discount on that price, some 15% I think).
Bottom line, at the moment I'm more inclined towards the Surface, but I would like to get some advice/opinion from genuine users rather than paid reviewers. Has any of you ever used any of the 2 products, what are your experiences and which one would you recommend before the other?
Sorry for the long post, but I'm a storyteller