My time has come. I need a laptop! UK

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1. What is your budget?
500-700£ or equivalent in euros
2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
15.6inch
3. What screen resolution do you want?
full HD
4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
I have never used a laptop daily before. Always desktop and since im moving country i need a laptop that can replace my desktop.(desktop sold already)
5. How much battery life do you need?
not that i care alot but 4+ hours would be great
6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)?
Dont game that much anymore but league of legends and csgo are the only ones i can play weekly.
7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Some light photshop but not the main focus. Work laptop for the main part
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
256gb m2 at least. I can use external hdd for archive but if it has a extra slot for hdd why not
9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.
Not important but i usually buy on currys, amazon,
10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
My first desktop lasted 7 years before i upgraded. so 5 years i would say.
11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
none
12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons.
Never used a laptop as my daily since i only bought them to make profit. I bought a lenovo ideapad 3 for my sister and it looked pretty good. I dont mind brands as long as the laptop im lookin into is good and reliable.
13. What country do you live in?
UK (but europe not a problem also)
14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
Will be using using it daily at work and at home. I wont buy a desktop for atleast 1-2 years so it will be my main. . A good keyboard would be nice. I know my budget wont fulfill all my wishes but i think smth in this range could do.

so edit :
was doing a bit of research and found out i dont need a dedicated gpu for these games... Intel iris xe gpu has become very much capable and after checking some youtube benchmarks about i5-1135G7 ,, 7 5700U/5 5500U and thought i can cut my budget on gpu and go straight 512m2 16gb ram.
 
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extra research:
Lenovo 3 15ALC6 AMD Ryzen™ 5 5500U 2.1GHz 256GB SSD 8GB 15.6" (1920x1080) €595,00
HP 250 G8 Notebook Core i5-1135G7 2.4GHz 256GB SSD 8GB RAM 15.6" FHD €565,00
LENOVO V15 G2 ITL I5-1135G7/8GB/512SSD
599,99
ASUS VivoBook S 15 - S513EA Full HD 15.6" i5-1135G7 /16GB/512GB SSD £579.97 /// 670

This are kinda my options until now.If any of this laptops sucks please tell me so
 
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