Laptop computers are diversifying, both in size and strength, not to mention design. For each occasion, there is now a laptop that claims superiority. 

To a certain extent, there is almost no point in making a best-of list when the product range is growing so far apart from one another. On the other hand, a laptop is a laptop. So, for all those who need a general overview of what’s good in Lapland…we have it right here.

Dell XPS 13 

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CPU: Intel Core i3/Core i5/ Core i7
GPU: Intel UHD 620
RAM: 4GB/8GB/16GB
Storage: 256GB/512GB/1TB/2TB
Display: 13.3-inch, 1080p or 4K
Size: 11.9 x 7.8 x 0.5 inches
Weight: 2.7 pounds

Topping another best list, The Dell XPS 13 has earned its stellar reputation as the best laptop available in 2019. With its stylish design and hi-spec construction, this latest version has really upped its game.

New intel core processing, more storage, and more RAM are just a few of the embellishments that have been made to this already great laptop. All this equates to the quick and efficient performance that laptop users come to love.

HP Spectre x360

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CPU: Intel Core i5 – i7
GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620 – Nvidia GeForce MX15
RAM: 8GB – 16GB
Storage: 256GB – 2TB PCIe SSD
Display: 13.3-inch full HD
Weight: 2.93 pounds
Size: 12.16 x 8.58 x 0.58 inches 

The first thing you notice about the 2019 HP Spectre x360’s is the outstanding design. This is a good looking, 2-in-1 laptop with plenty to shout about under the hood.

It boasts an easy touch keyboard, hi-def vivid screen, and a never say die battery life that means you won’t get caught out when working away from the house. The Spectre x 360 is a formidable offering in the laptop-meets-tablet category of computers. 

Best Laptop by Apple: Apple MacBook Pro

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CPU: Intel Core i9-9980HK
GPU:  AMD Radeon Pro 5500M
RAM: 32GB
Storage:  512GB SSD 
Display: 16-inch, 1920p
Size: 14.1 x 9.7 x 0.6 inches
Weight: 4.3 pounds

This is good for most of the reasons Apple laptops are good: seamless connection with the apple product range, trendy look and design, and better than average functionality.

Looking deeper, the Intel Core i9-9980HK processing unit, 32GB of RAM, and possibly 4TB of storage add up to a sweet set up. The only real downside is the price which weighs a bit heavier than some of its cheaper rivals. 

Best laptop for Gaming: Alienware Area-51m                            

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CPU: 9th-Generation Intel Core i5-i9
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti to RTX 2080
RAM: 8GB-16GB
Storage: 256GB-4TB SSD 
Display: 17.3 inches; 1,920 x 1,080
Size: 16.1 x 15.9 x 1.2~1.7 inches 
Weight: 5.8 pounds

The Alienware m17 R2 is a gamers laptop of epic proportions. With the power that the Alienware provides there is enough capacity to keep even the hardest gamers happy. This subsidiary of Dell has coupled an Intel Core i9 processor with the Nvidia GeForce 1660 Ti to add visual clarity to processing strength.

The result is an outstanding gaming laptop. In addition, this machine has a seriously streamlined construction. Everything is held together on a slick 0.8-inch thin chassis that lets the games take center stage. 

Best Chromebook: Google Pixelbook Go   

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CPU: Intel Core m3 – i7
GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 615
RAM: 8GB – 16GB
Storage: 64GB – 256GB
Display: 13.3-inch Full HD
Weight: 2.3 pounds
Size: 12.2 x 8.1 x 0.5 inches

Google’s new and improved Pixelbook Go really takes the Pixelbook series to a new level. Weighing in a supremely lightweight 2.3 pounds, it carries an easy-to-grip chassis in a flat black color.

A long battery life adds to the Pixelbooks overall solid performance, as does the responsive touchscreen. Overall, this is one of the best Chromebooks currently available. On the downside, it has fewer ports than the competition and doesn’t convert into a tablet like other models in the series.          

Best Microsoft Laptop: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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CPU: Intel Core i5-8250U
GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
RAM: 8GB 
Storage: 256GB SSD
Display: 12.3-inch, 1824p
Size: 11.5 x 7.9 x 0.3 inches
Weight: 1.7 pounds

The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is a 2-in-1 laptop with a slight difference, instead of folding into tablet mode, it actually detaches altogether. The powerful specs on offer and the lightweight chassis gives this laptop an excellent power-to-portability ratio.

In addition, the Microsoft connection means you cant find a better laptop to run all that Windows software on. The regular model comes equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor and provides 256GB of storage, 8GB of RAM. What’s not to like?   

Most Affordable Chromebook: Asus Chromebook Flip    

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CPU: Intel Core m3-8100Y 
GPU: Intel UHD 615
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 64GB eMMC
Display: 14-inch, 1080p
Size: 12.6 x 8 x 0.6 inches
Weight: 3.1 pounds

If you’re looking for a laptop that works well with the Google Chrome operating system, the Asus Chromebook Flip C434 is a great place to start. The Flip’s processing power serves up an agile performance that has this computer functioning well at a high speed.

As a 2-in-1 laptop/tablet, it also comes with all the necessary port selections. These are just a couple of the reasons why many consider this to be the best Chromebook in its price range. 

Best Laptop on Your Wallet: Acer Aspire

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CPU: Intel Core i3-8145U 
GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
RAM: 4GB 
Storage: 128GB SSD
Display: 15.6-inch, 1080p
 Size: 14.3 x 9.9 x 0.7 inches 
Weight: 3.8 pounds

This is a budget laptop that Acer can be extremely proud of. For its price, it offers great performance which in some ways, such as display quality, outdoes its more expensive rivals. Built upon a premium aluminum chassis, the Aspire has a quiet and comfortable keyboard as well as a discrete graphics chip for versatility.

In addition, it also outperforms its rivals in terms of battery life and speed of file transferring. If you don’t want your laptop to break the bank then this is the choice for you.            

Best looking laptop: HP Spectre Folio        

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CPU: Intel Core i5-8200Y – Intel Core i7-8500Y
GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 615
RAM: 8GB – 16GB
Storage: 256GB SSD 
Display: 13.3-inch (1,920 x 1,080)
Weight: 3.28 pounds

The HP Spectre Folio offers hi-tech processing and graphics capabilities while also giving plenty of room for storage. It neither too bulky nor too flimsy and has admirable processing power.

Now that we have the technical info out of the way lets talk about the real quality of this beautiful machine: its design. The Folio ids quite simply one of the best looking laptops you will ever see. It looks like the kind of laptop they would be using in the show Mad Men had that show not been set in the 1960s.

Razer Blade Pro 17      

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CPU: 9th-Generation Intel Core i7 
GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 to RTX 2080 Max-Q
RAM: 16GB-64GB 
Storage: 512GB-2TB 
Display: 17.3 inches; 1,920 x 1,080
Size15.6 x 10.2 x 0.8 inches
Weight: 6.06 pounds

The Razer Blade Pro Stealth is another classic in Razer’s growing line of notoriously good gaming laptops. These kinds of computers are also heavily focused on the specs and the Pro 17 does not disappoint.

A powerful graphics unit, awesome audio output, and a classy new processor all slot perfectly into place in this monster of a laptop. Gamers gonna game, and with this machine, they can take their gaming on the road without compromising all the aspects they love.                                            

Summary

All the familiar names are here,  offering up similar power and performance and failing to look much different from one another no matter how hard they try. The question is, what does tell these awesome laptops apart? As you can see from our list it is a question of lifestyle.

The gamers, the budget shoppers, the techies, and artistic types, there is a laptop on this list for every one of you. What we have given here is the best of the bunch in a few of these newly developed categories.

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