Searching for the best laptops for business? You’ve reached the right page. The Pandemic has brought about the new norm in which most of the businesses and work are run from home. With that, everyone needs to adapt to it quickly especially business leaders or owners.
As a leader of a company or a business, you should always be prepared for anything and need to always think out of the box on how to maintain your business while working from home. There are plenty of tips on how to effectively work from home for your business that you can apply to make sure you’re running your business smoothly.
One of the most important things you need to take care of when working from home as a leader is your business laptop or device. There are some features, specifications, and design traits to look for in a laptop when running a small independent company or a wide enterprise network.
HP Philippines and HP Malaysia’s laptops have been listed in the Top 10 best mid-range laptops by ProductNation.co and now you can see that one of the HP high-range laptops also made it on to this list. So here are our suggestions of the top 5 best laptops for business leaders.
1.HP ENVY X360 13-ag0000au (2020)
|CPU||AMD Ryzen™ 5 2500U Quad-Core|
|Graphics||AMD Radeon™ Vega 8 Graphics|
|Storage||256 GB SSD|
The HP Envy x360 13 is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a lightweight laptop of 1.3kg or a stylish two-in-one with a bright screen to take on the road. In addition to being highly compact, the Envy 13 comes with 3 USB ports, including a full-size USB port and a microSD card reader, all of which are uncommon on modern laptops. It also has a 53-watt-hour battery capacity that ensures the laptop lasts all day.
The HP Envy x360 is powered by AMD Ryzen™ 5 2500U Quad-Core processor with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage. Another interesting feature for business leaders is the Sure View privacy screen that will limit what others can see from the other side. This way, you don’t have to worry about your business privacy while working on it in public.
2. Apple MacBook Pro 16”(Intel Core i7) (2020)
2.6GHz 6‑core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz, with 12MB shared L3 cache
|Graphics||AMD Radeon Pro 5300M with 4GB of GDDR6 memory, Intel UHD Graphics 630|
Configurable to 1TB, 2TB, 4TB or 8TB SSD
You’ll need an ample amount of horsepower on your laptop to handle a lot of tasks or high-demand programs simultaneously. Apple MacBook Pro 16” (Intel Core i7) (2020) is a good choice to go for because it comes with a speedy Intel Core i7 processor and a performance-driven Radeon Pro 5300M GPU.
There’s also a minimum of 512GB storage that can be upgraded up to 8TB as well as a 16GB memory where you can save all your business files without worrying about running out of space. The 16-inch Retina display gives you full-view and razor-sharp details of all your work (from presentation slides to coding) with the most optimal size that makes it portable (1.62 x 35.79 x 24.59cm).
3. Dell XPS 13 9310
|CPU||2.4GHz Intel Core i5-1135G7
2.8GHz Intel Core i7-1165G7
|Graphics||Intel Iris Xe Graphics|
|Storage||256GB/ 512GB SSD|
|Screen||13.4” FHD+ (1920 X 1200)
13.4” UHD+ (3840 X 2400)
|Weight||Starting at 1.32kg|
The Dell XPS 13 is a long-time favorite due to its size, weight, and performance as well as its overall good looks. Dell has an advanced Wi-Fi 6 that has speeds up to 2.4Gbps — nearly three times faster than the previous generation of 80MHz 2X2 AC products and support graphics-heavy tasks with its graphics card.
The Dell XPS 13 has the most up-to-date Intel processor with the chipmaker’s 11th-generation Core processors, with Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 options available. This Dell notebook computer also has a variety of SSD storage and memory options, starting with a 256GB hard drive and 8GB of RAM that can fully support your day. Keep it agile and engaging!
4. Microsoft Surface Pro 7
|CPU||Quad-Core 10th Gen Intel Core i5-1035G4|
|Graphics||Intel Iris Plus Graphics|
This powerful machine is becoming a top contender on almost every list of best Laptops for Business. The Microsoft Surface Pro, a 2-in-1 laptop with a respectable Intel Core i5-1035G4 processor, 8GB RAM, and a 256GB solid-state drive, is ideal for a quick meeting or a light sketch that you need to do on the road. It has a sleek 12.3-inch PixelSense monitor that also functions as a touchscreen panel thanks to its 10 Point Multi-Touch Display technology.
This powerful Surface laptop has a 10th generation Intel processor, fast Wi-Fi 6 which is four times better than the last Wi-Fi standard, and long battery life. This Surface laptop is also the first Microsoft Surface Pro to have a genuine USB-C port.
Watch this review of the Surface:
5. HP Spectre x360 (2020)
|CPU||Quad-Core 1.3GHZ Intel Core i7-1065G7|
|Graphics||Intel Iris Plus|
The first thing that makes this machine perfect for business leaders is its high 512GB storage capacity where you can save as many documents as you can. It runs on a Quad-Core 1.3GHZ Intel Core i7-1065G7 processor with 16GB RAM. Other special security features are Mic Mute and Webcam Kill Switch, both of which protect your privacy and are easy to activate.
This laptop also includes a fingerprint scanner, which allows you to securely lock all your important documents. Aside from that, it has 3 USB ports that will allow you to easily move data in and out with the support of a USB.
Watch this review of the HP machine:
I hope you enjoyed our list of Best Laptops for Business Leaders. Let us know what you think in the comments!