We liked the ASUS Vivobook X202E / S200E. It has a nice finish, enough connectors and a touchscreen with 10 touchpoints. As entry-level Windows 8 laptop it's an interesting option. If you get the most expensive of the two models with Intel Core i3, 500 GB hard disk and 4 GB of RAM you have yourself a very nice Windows 8 laptop, even if we'd recommend replacing the slow hard disk with an SSD.
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