With 42% of Asian Millennials hoping to receive a laptop, 2-in-1 or a tablet during festive season, perhaps it’s time to relook at your shopping list to kick start the new year to help you do great things.
In fact, there’s a Windows device for everyone – whether you’re a Thrill Seeker hoping to get a laptop that suits all your gaming and entertainment needs; a Style Seeker that is hunting for a device that matches your street style; or a Write Seeker that’s seeking a device that not just supports mouse and keyboard but also handwriting input via a digital Pen.
Of course, we do have a whole range of devices for Value Seekers – but these definitely pack a punch in terms of processing power and apps, so you don’t have to worry about performance.
All these devices come equipped with Windows 10, our best Windows ever. And if you’re running a Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 device today, you can update to Windows 10 for free!
These Windows 10 devices packs power and performance within the hardware and is set to thrill – no matter whether you’re binge watching the latest serials or covering galactic grounds in the latest PC games.
For those who are seeking a little thrill at home, why not consider the Acer Predator 17, Acer’s latest addition to its gaming notebook line. With its hard angle accents inspired by intergalactic battlecruisers, this is one super sexy machine to game on.
Powered by Windows 10 as well as the latest Intel 6th Gen Core processors with high-performance NVIDA GeForce Graphics, you can expect a high performance gaming experience every time. And with Acer’s proprietary technologies built into the laptop, you can be sure that your device is cool even as you travel across gaming galaxies.
Approximate price 89,900 THB
The best Windows meets the best Dell – and for gamers and entertainment junkies, the Dell Inspiron 7559 is a best-in-class 15-inch notebook which features the latest Intel 6th Gen Core processors and the latest graphics for a whole new level of fun, games and videos.
For the geeks, Windows 10 aims to break down boundaries and step up your gameplay with graphics more stunning than ever with DirectX 12 technology. Windows 10’s API is armed with new features that will provide quicker processing in real time to generate higher FPS and richer graphics as well reduced power consumption to play longer.
Approximate starting price 30,000 THB
HP Star WarsTM Special Edition Laptop
This is the notebook you are looking for.
The limited edition HP Star WarsTM Special Edition Laptop features a Galactic Empire-inspired design, commanding Intel Core processor, and extensive collection of rare Star Wars content including wallpapers, screen savers, concept art and storyboard – this is the notebook for all Star Wars fans across the globe that are ushering a new era of the Force Awakening.
Price 34,990 THB
The Write Seekers
In the recent Microsoft Asia Millennial Survey, 41% of respondents actually said that they would like to see a digital pen included in their devices within the next six months. These Windows 10 devices in fact, bring digital writing to the next level – you can definitely do the write thing and create great work with these 2-in-1 devices.
The Surface Pro 4 needs no introduction – the kickstand, the Type Cover and the gorgeous screen makes it a tablet that can replace your laptop. But it is the Surface Pen, which comes included in the box, that makes the difference.
The redesigned pen now supports 1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity and has reduced latency, which allows creative individuals the full control and precision they need. You can also purchase an optional Pen Tip Kit which features 4 different pen tips for better precision and familiarity in the way you write or draw – just not on a piece of paper
Price starts at 33,990 THB (excluded keyboard)
The Aspire Switch 11 is an 11-inch Windows 2-in-1 device that is a perfect blend of notebook and tablet, switching across 4 different usage modes to suit your every needs.
And with Asian Millennials increasingly looking at a digital pen as a norm in their devices today, the optional Acer Active Pen enables users to draw, jot or write across Windows apps such as OneNote or Fresh Paint.
Price 19,900 THB
The Style Seekers
47% of respondents in the Asian Millennial Survey said that they are likely to be influenced by the design of the product when making a purchase. These Windows 10 devices packs beauty and performance in portable form factors, and is bound to delight any style seekers to help them do great things.
Packing in a 13-inch screen in a 11-inch frame, the Dell XPS 13 has the world’s virtually borderless InfinityEdge display, and is one of the smallest 13-inch device in market today. It’s a beauty to gaze at every angle, and a stunning device to bring around.
But don’t be fooled by its slim demeanour – the XPS 13 features top-of-line Intel 6th Gen Core processors, up to 16GB of RAM and Thunderbolt 3 technology. The XPS 13 is the epitome of power and beauty in one single device and it’s designed to work best with Windows 10.
Price starts at 49,990 THB
The all-new Lenovo Yoga 900 features a 3600 watchband hinge and has eye-catching colour options to boot, so that you can choose one that fits your personal style. And at just 0.59-inch thick, the 13-inch Windows 2-in-1 device is a great piece of technology to carry around town and awe your friends and family.
Lenovo has also re-engineered the fan in the Yoga 900 to stay thin and cool, so that your device does not become overly hot to carry around after processing documents and presentations.
Approximate price starts at 43,000 THB
Fast. Slim. Beautiful. The all-aluminium Asus ZenBook UX305 weighs a mere 1.2kg and measures just a thin 1.23cm. It’s a perfect fit for the style maven, and makes work look stylish when you whip the device out of your bag.
And for those who like catching up on the latest serials and viral videos on YouTube, the ultra-sharp, non-glare FHD screen with an incredible pixel density of 165 pixels per inch – images and text will always look sharp and detailed. With the latest Windows 10 and apps such as Microsoft Edge and Office Universal apps, the ultrabook packs a serious punch for those who merge work and play all within one device.
Price starts at 19,990 THB
Stunning, ultra-slim convertible PC with a 3600 hinge, the HP Spectre x360 supports four modes of usage including Stand mode to watch, Tent mode to play, Laptop mode to work and Tablet mode to go. The laptop’s aluminium unibody is chiselled from a process used by the aerospace industry so that it is durable yet refined – and simply a piece of art.
The device also comes with next generation Wi-Fi antennae to give users faster wireless speeds and to maximise Wi-Fi reception in every mode as one moves around.
Price 49,990 THB
The Value Seekers
These devices may be affordable, but they sure do pack a punch to help you do great things. Best of all, with Windows 10, you can enjoy the new features of the best Windows ever, which is familiar yet fresh at the same time.
Looking for an affordable Windows 10 device for the New Year? The ASUS EeeBook X205 is an affordable 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook that allows you to stay online for 12 hours* with one single charge, so that you can get more done wherever you are.
The notebook also comes equipped with a free one-year Office 365 subscription which allows you full access to desktop apps such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and more – making it ready to help you with school or work the moment you switch it on!
*Actual battery life is dependent on usage
Approximate price 8,000 THB
Featuring a portable, foldable yet ergonomic and lightweight design, the Lenovo Yoga 300 is a value-for-money Windows 10 2-in-1 device that brings you from work to play with just a flip.
It is the familiar feel of Windows, only improved – the Start Menu is back, and it supports devices like printers, cameras and USB thumb drives that you actually need. Also enjoy enhanced security features that help safeguard you against malicious software with Windows Defender.
Price 14,990 THB
Microsoft Add-Ons to Help You Do Greater Things
Make your #Windows10Devices experience complete with these add-ons from Microsoft to help you do even greater things at work, at school or even at home.
Best Productivity Add-on: Office 365 Home
Do even more great things with an Office 365 Home subscriptions, where you can get full access to apps such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, Access, OneNote as well as a 1TB OneDrive storage and Skype minutes.
More importantly, Office 365 Home allows you to install these apps across 5 PCs or Macs and 5 tablets – so there’s no need to share your devices in order to get work done.
Price 2,899 THB
Best Head Turner: Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse
This is more than just a pretty sexy mouse. With Bluetooth enabled, the Arc Touch Mouse no longer requires a USB port on your device, enabling true mobility on-the-go. Curve it comfortably to get started, then smoothly glide your finger up or down the touch strip. When you’re done, flatten the Arc Touch Mouse to turn it off and slip it into your pocket or bag.
Price 2,590 THB
Best Stocking Filler: Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 1850
Available in 6 different colours, the Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 1850 connects wirelessly via a USB dongle, and is comfortable to use with either your left or right hand (and thus a great gift for the lefties in your family!)
Price 590 THB
 The Microsoft Asian Millennial Survey was conducted in October 2015 via an online poll with 1,200 Asian millennials under 25 years old across 13 Asian markets, including Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, Korea, China, India, Hong Kong and Taiwan