A good performer with strong features, but slightly flawed usability
The PC Nextday Zoostorm 4-5728 (£799 inc. VAT) is the only 17-inch laptop in this group test. Its impressive specification and high-definition screen make it suited to home multimedia use, but performance fails to match expectations.
The PC Nextday LogiQ M720SR-B (£649 inc. VAT) stands out in this group. It is highly affordable and the most powerful ultraportable we’ve seen, but is also annoyingly loud. As a result, it succeeds and fails in almost equal measures.
Proving how affordable laptops have become, the PC Nextday Zoostorm 4-5734 (£879 inc. VAT) packs in the latest mobile technology for some of the best performance around. Even mobility impresses, making this a well-rounded and accessible multimedia system.
Look hard enough and you'll find a PC that's every bit as sleek as a Mac. You might not expect a company like PCNextday to deliver such a product, but this new Zoostorm desktop looks great and is a powerful package - all for just £600.
When it comes to styling, the Zoostorm isn't the most flamboyant oflaptops. Constructed from plastic, the chassis feels firm, but isn't overly robust.
Any sight of the word 'Pentium' either makes us think of ugly boxes coated in 'Intel Inside' decals, or piping-hot Prescotts with haughty heatsinks. Our collection of processors enter and leave PCs with more frequency than a Dell returns department
The PC Nextday Zoostorm 53-7701 Family Laptop may not be the snappiest name for a laptop, but for its price we were surprised at how well it handled. Pitched as a 'family laptop', this machine needs to suit a variety of users
PC Nextday is primarily an online shop that sells computer components, but it has branched out to offer laptops under the brand name of Zoostorm. The PC Nextday Zoostorm 52- 4601 is highly promising