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10 best laptops of 2019

Posted by Kendall King on Sep 18, 2019 5:05:21 PM
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10 best laptops of 2019

If you are after the best business laptops available in 2019, then look no further. From ultra-thin premium laptops, 2-in-1s to creative powerhouses, we’re here to help you choose the best machine for your business needs.

 

Best for Business

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

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The X1 carbon is perfect if you are running in and out of meetings or travelling all the time. Thanks to its carbon-fibre exterior it’s built like a tank whilst remaining thin and lightweight. With a buttery smooth typing experience and incredible battery life, the X1 Carbon is one of the best business laptop’s money can buy.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to Intel Core i7-8665U Up to 16GB Up to 2TB SSD Up to 14" 4K (3840 x 2160) Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620

 

 

HP EliteBook x360

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With a sleek aluminium build, high performance and up to 16.5 hours of battery life, the HP EliteBook x360 is the perfect laptop for professionals that need to be mobile. The 360 design allows you to switch between a tablet and notebook with ease and utilize the 4K touchscreen display to its full potential.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to Intel Core i7-8650U vPro processor Up to 32GB Up to 2TB SSD Up to 13.3” 4K (3840 x 2160) Intel HD Graphics 620

 

 

Dell Latitude 7400

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The Dell Latitude is an elegant notebook perfectly suited for professionals on the road. It is one of the smallest 2-in-1’s and the battery is capable of almost 27 hours unplugged. Dell has built-in a proximity feature that can put your laptop to sleep when you walk away.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to Intel Core i7-8665U Up to 32GB Up to 1TB SSD 14” FHD (1920 x 1080) Intel UHD Graphics 620

 

 

Dell XPS

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The Dell XPS allows users to customize the performance of their laptops based on their needs and preferences. It delivers maximum power while managing system temperatures to ensure your notebook doesn’t overheat. Through the use of a built-in gyroscope and accelerometer, the notebook can differentiate between your desk and your lap and will adjust the temperature of your laptop accordingly. If you are after a powerful laptop with over 15 hours of battery life, the XPS is for you.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to Intel Core i7-9750H Up to 32GB Up to 1TB SSD Up to 15.6" 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display Up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR5

 

 

Best for the Creative Professionals

 

Apple MacBook Pro

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Apple has been the go-to for creative professionals for many years. Their latest iteration of the MacBook Pro line-up boasts an incredible i9 processor. With up to 32GB of memory and lightning-fast storage, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a creative powerhouse that looks and feels good as Apple’s latest flagship.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to Intel Core i9 Processor Up to 32GB Up to 4TB SSD Retina Display with True Tone Up to Radeon Pro Vega 20

 

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme

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If you are a creative professional who would rather stick to the Windows operating system, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme is a great alternative to the MacBook Pro. With a 4K display and a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card, the Extreme is the perfect weapon for video editors and creative professionals that need mobility and raw power.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to Intel Core i7-8850H Up to 32GB Up to 1TB SSD Up to 15.6" HDR 4K (3840x2160) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB

 

 

Microsoft Surface Book 2

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The Surface Book 2 is the most powerful tablet on the market right now. With a 15-inch screen and detachable keyboard the Surface Book 2 is perfect if you need the best of both worlds. With an optional Surface Pen this tablet notebook hybrid is the go-to for digital artists on the move.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to Intel Core i7-8650U Up to 16GB Up to 1TB SSD Up to 15” (3260 x 2160) Touchscreen Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060

 

 

Dell Precision 7740

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If you are after sheer horsepower and don’t mind sacrificing portability the Dell Precision is your monster. It is both AI and VR ready, with the latest Xeon processors and next-gen Quadro graphics this machine will not disappoint. The 17-inch screen makes for great real estate while video or photo editing if you don’t have access to external monitors.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to Intel Xeon E2286M 8 Core Processor Up to 128GB Up to 8GB SSD (4 x HDD Slots) Up to 17.3" UHD (3840x2160) Display Up to Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000 16GB GDDR6

 

 

Cheaper Alternatives

 

Lenovo ThinkPad T490s

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If you are in the market for something similar to the Lenovo X1 Carbon, the T490s is the perfect compromise. The X1 Carbon boasts a thinner body and better battery life, however, the two are quite similar in looks and performance making the T490s a great alternative.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to i7-8665U Processor Up to 32GB Up to 512GB 14.0" FHD (1920x1080) Intel UHD Graphics 620

 

 

Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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The Surface Pro 6 is the cheaper alternative to the Surface Book 2. The keyboard is not as premium, and the screen is slightly smaller. However, it is still a powerful tablet notebook hybrid that performs well with day to day business tasks. If you need the extra power, we recommend going for the Surface Book 2.

Processor Memory Storage Display Graphics
Up to Intel Core i7-8650U Up to 16GB Up to 512GB 12.3” (2736 x 1824) Touch Screen Intel UHD Graphics 620

 

 

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