If you are willing to buy a notebook PC that is modern and energy efficient, choosing one of the skylake i3-6100u laptops is probably your best bet.
The Skylake series of processors launched by Intel in 2015 brought even higher performance for desktop and laptop PCs, but Intel focused not only on processing speed but also in processors that would be fast but with lower energy consumption.
Processors from the Skylake generation are, according to Intel, in average 30% more energy efficient than its predecessors, which when it comes to laptops, represents an extended battery life as the processor is one of the main components responsible for power consumption.
Skylake i3-6100U Processor
The appeal of laptops powered with the Skylake i3-6100U processor is a convergence of technology and attractive prices, as laptop with this processors are the cheapest available which are part of the Skylake 6th generation manufactured by Intel.
The i3-6100U has even a higher benchmark than the i5-5200U, which was an i5 part of the 5th generation of Intel processors, called Broadwell. This combined with an extremly low energy consumption helps us to witness how the latest series of Intel processors advanced.
Skylake i3-6100U Laptops Price Category and User Profile
You can find Laptops with the i3-6100U processor in a prace range hovering around 500 US dollars, which is an extremely appealing price for having the latest technology onboard.
I recommend these laptops for users willing to do work with daily office activities, college students and researches, for people using their laptops outdoors as they have great battery life, video streaming and even for eventual gaming.
Where to buy your Skylake i3-6100U Powered Laptop?
Here are some models, in case you want to have a laptop with the i3-6100U processor:
Dell Inspiron i3158-3275SLV 11.6 Inch 2-in-1 Touchscreen Laptop (6th Generation Intel Core i3, 4 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD)
Intel Dual Core i3-6100U 2.3 GHz Processor
4 GB DDR3L SDRAM
128 GB SSD Storage; Optical Drive Not included
11.6 Inch HD (1366 x 768 pixels) LED-lit Truelife Touchscreen
Windows 10 Operating System; Silver Chassis. Please refer the User Manual before use.
Lenovo Ideapad 300 15.6-Inch Laptop (Core i3, 6 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Windows 10) 80Q7008QUS
2016 Newest HP Pavilion x360 13.3″ 2-in-1 Touchscreen Convertible Laptop PC, Intel Core i3-6100U Processor, 4GB Memory, 500GB HDD
6th Gen Skylake Intel Core i3-6100U processor(3MB L3 cache with 2.3GHz speed, support DDR4-2133), Intel HD Graphics 520, HDMI
360 Degree flip-and-fold design(laptop, tablet, tent and stand), 4GB 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM, 500GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
13.3-inch diagonal HD IPS WLED-backlit touch screen (1366 x 768), 720p HD Webcam, no optical drive
802.11 AC Gigabit WiFi, 1G LAN Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0, SD/MMC card reader, 2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0
Windows 10 home preinstalled, weighs only 3.77lb, measures just 0.89 inch thin, Silver
Lenovo Flex3 14 – 80R30006U Laptop Computer S – Black – 6th Generation Intel Core i3-6100U (2.30GHz 1866MHz 3MB)
Processor – 6th Generation Intel Core i3-6100U (2.30GHz 1866MHz 3MB)
Operating System – Windows 10 Home 64
Memory – 8.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3L 1600 MHz
Graphics Card – Intel HD Graphics 520
Hard Drive – 500GB 5400 RPM
If you live in the UK, there are many options, including this: