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The Best Laptops of 2020 – Prices, Tips and Advice

Choosing a laptop that’s perfect for you is not an easy job, especially since the best laptops that are usually included in the online stores’ catalogs get lost in the mix along with poor quality/performance laptops or overpriced laptops. Some laptops are cheap and attractive in terms of design, some have great keyboards and sturdy construction,some shine in terms of hardware specifications. Of course, customers with a larger budget will focus their attention on multimedia laptops, on business laptops and on laptops that are especially designed for gaming.

The best business laptops of 2020

Just like my father used to say, work comes before play. That’s why I will start my “best laptops of 2020” collection with the business laptops. They need to be compact, to have enough storage capacity to hold large files and to feature a battery that will endure heavy usage at least for 6 hours. Also, waterproof keyboards, reinforced cases and 4G connectivity is always a plus.

ASUS ZenBook 13 Ultra Slim Laptop

Ok, right now I’m starting with the best there is. ASUS ZenBook 13 Ultra Slim Laptop is definitely a top in my list. Is the ultrabook that I’ve been using for a while now and I’m pleased with its performances, its size and its quality. It features a 13.3” FHD WideView display, 8th-Gen Intel Core i7-8565U CPU, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Backlit KB, NumberPad, Military Grade, TPM, Windows 10 Pro, UX333FA-AB77 and of course, the color is Royal Blue. You cannot go wrong with this one!

Lenovo ThinkPad T460

This laptop is an undisputed star in its range. Thinkpad T460 offers an Intel Core i7 processor, 14 IP IPS screen with Full HD resolution and matt protective layer, 8 GB of RAM, 256 GB SSD, fingerprint reader supported by Trusted Platform Module and vPro, as well as 4G mobile connectivity .

HP EliteBook 840 G6

Maybe it is not the best looking laptop in the pack, but the HP EliteBook 840 G6 is a great solution for those who want a solid 14 laptop laptop for business work. Offering a Core i7 processor, but also having more affordable versions based ob Core i5 and Core i3 processors, Full HD IPS screen, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD and other specs like 1 x USB-C Thunderbolt 3, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x HDMI 1.4b, 1 x RJ-45, 1 x Audio Combo Jack.

The best gaming laptops of 2020

If you are a hardcore gamer and you want to play the latest titles, the following laptops should give you an idea on what you need to buy in order to be on point. Gaming laptops are the most powerful and equipped laptops, but also the most expensive on the market. They offer large diagonal screens, powerful processors from the HQ or HK series, video cards for games and other interesting features.

Acer Predator 17 GX-792-7448

Let me start by writing this: Predator G9 is a fascinating gaming model. It offers an Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor and an NVIDIA GTX 1080 video card with 8 GB GDDR5X VR Ready of dedicated video memory. The 17 ″ screen features an IPS panel with Full HD resolution, anti-glare coating and G-Sync compatibility. The configuration also boosts a cooling system designed by Cooler Master, 16GB DDR4-2400 RAM, SSD with a capacity of 256 GB + 1TB HDD, an audio system with four speakers and a subwoofer. Also, on board you will find the illuminated keyboard, Gigabit Ethernet network interfaces and Wi-Fi 802.11 needle and a USB Type-C port.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus S Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop

Asus has finally decided to release a laptop that’s a merge between an ultrabook and a gaming laptop. Zephyrus S GX531 is perfect for those who are always on the move but they still enjoy want to enjoy a gaming experience. This laptop features a 15.6” IPS Full-HD display with 144Hz, GeForce RTX 2080, Intel Core i7-8750H CPU, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe Nvme SSD, Aura Sync RGB, Windows 10 Pro. There is also the 240Hz version available, featuring the i7-9750H processor and RTX 2080 video card with 1T SSD.

The best multimedia laptops of 2020

This category includes high-performance laptops capable of coping with Netflix, movies, ordinary games without special hardware requirements, and common applications. They offer Full HD or QHD screens with diagonals of 15 ″ or larger, powerful Intel Core ULV processors, low- and mid-range graphics processors, and slightly better audio systems, but don’t focus on light weight or compact size.

ASUS VivoBook

This is a thin and light laptop that features a 15.6” FHD display, an i3 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD. It also has a backlit keyboard and exclusive Ergolift design for an improved typing position

Acer Aspire 5

Even if it does not use a top Intel Core processor from the HQ range, but one with low power consumption from the U range, Aspire 5 is attractive because it offers a 15.6 inch widescreen LED backlit IPS Display, an Intel AMD Ryzen 7 3700u, 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB SSD and NVega 3 Graphics. Those who want something cheaper can choose versions based on AMD Ryzen 3 3200u version. Also, this one is really cheap.

2019 HP 17.3″ HD+ Flagship

An attractive system, the HP range offers 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8265U Quad-Core Processor (1.60 GHz Up To 3.9GHz 6MB Cache), 8GB DDR4 Memory, 256GB SSD. Also, it features a 17.3″ HD+ SVA BrightView WLED-backlit Display (1600×900), Intel UHD Graphics 620. Perfect for your home movies.

The best cheap laptops of 2020

Let’s face it, everyone is looking for cheap items. If you are a general user and you do a little bit of browsing, some small games, mailing, Office software and Facebook, any of the following laptops will do the job just fine.

2019 Dell Inspiron C3181

For those who prefer a laptop with 11.6″, Dell proposes a model with a resolution of 1366 × 768 pixels powered Intel Celeron N3060 Dual Core Processor 1.6 GHz. Intel HD Graphics 400, 4GB LPDDR3. Perfect to get the job done on low cost.

Acer 15.6-inch Chromebook (renewed)

Acer is offering its CB3 Chromebook model in the range of 15” laptops. It comes with Intel Celeron dual-core processor clocked at a frequency of 2.48 GHz and Intel HD Graphics 400, 2GB of RAM and 16GB SSD. The integrated battery has six cells. Oh, did I say it’s under $200 and it runs Chrome OS?

Lenovo IdeaPad 14-inch HD

This affordable 14″ laptop from Lenovo with a rezolution of 1366 x 768 pixelsnad it relies on a dual-core AMD A6-9220e 1. 6GHz accelerated processor, AMD Radeon R4 Graphics, 4 GB of RAM and 64GB eMMC flash memory. Not bad, right?

Asus X55VD

Asus X55VD

This laptop features an Intel Core i3 processor clocked at 2.2 GHz, Intel Sandy Bridge generation. Asus X55VD has a 15.6″ display with a resolution of 1366 x 768, NVIDIA GeForce 610M, 4 GB of RAM and a storage capacity of 500 GB.


Making a choice is never easy, especially when it comes to laptops. Whether you’re looking for a cheap laptop or a laptop that’s designed for playing games, manufacturers offer varied models that will definitely suit your requirements. All you need to do is establish your budget, see the best offers available, check the reviews and make the acquisition.