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MSI x340

MSI X340

One of the most portable and stylish laptops available in this group test

If your needs are simple and you're content with a machine which happily lets you create documents, reports and presentations, the MSI X340 may be just the machine you're after.

MSI has managed to squeeze the components into a truly thin and tiny chassis, providing one of the most portable laptops around.

The slim chassis weighs just 1.4kg, making it ideal for transporting it around the workplace or university. At just 21mm thick, it'll slip conveniently into almost any bag or sleeve you may have. The three-cell battery does a reasonable job when working on the move, and you'll easily get more than four hours of mobile use

Read: full MSI X340 review