6 Best Laptops for Students
For someone taking a course that regularly requires digital help, such as architecture in a university in Manila, having a laptop is a must. Choosing the best laptop is very crucial – they have to be really good yet affordable. Below are our recommendations:
- HP Stream 13
If you’re on the lookout for an affordable Notebook laptop, the HP Stream 13 is for you. It is the simplest laptop for a college student that should be within budget. It also comes in fun and vibrant colors. The laptop has a 13.3-inch display, 2 GB RAM, Intel Celeron N3050, and a 32GB SSD storage. Don’t underestimate this laptop because despite its cutesy look, it can perform well.
- ASUS X551MA
The ASUS X551MA is also a quality laptop within an affordable price range. It has a 15.6-inch display, 4GB RAM, Intel dual-core Celeron N2830, and has a 500GB internal storage. Students will find this laptop convenient for their everyday school activities.
- Microsoft Surface Book
Now, for those who prefer to invest more in a worthy and efficient laptop, the Microsoft Surface Book is the one for you. It has a 13.5-inch display with touchscreen, flexible to become a tablet or laptop. It also has 8GB RAM, Intel Core i5 processor, and 128GB SSD storage. This is ideal for students who need to use Photoshop, Illustrator, and other software. This is quite pricey but worth it.
- Lenovo IdeaPad Y700
If you’re sure that you will do a lot in your college life, consider getting a Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 because it can accomplish numerous things from writing to doing AutoCAD projects. It has a 15.6-inch display, 8GB to 16GB RAM, Intel Core i5 to Core i7, and a storage of 500GB HDD to 1TB HDD + 512 GB SSD. The battery life is also a good feature. By the way, it’s also good for gaming.
- Dell XPS 13 2015
The laptop has a 13.3-inch display with a great battery life at a steady price. The specs of the Dell XPS 13 2015 include up to 16 GB RAM and 6th generation Intel Core i3-i7 processor.
- MacBook Pro
The latest MacBook by Apple has a 13.3-inch display, 8GB-16GB RAM, 5th generation Intel Core i5, and a storage of 128GB-512GB SSD – talk about a great deal! It has an improved processor and Retina Display. This is the ideal laptop for students who have classes in creative design and production.
Choosing a good laptop to start with is extremely important because it’s not just going to be there for a year – it will be with you throughout your college life, and maybe even until you’re already working. Choose well!