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The Best College Laptop

DormEssentials April 14, 2018

Picking a good laptop to last from your Freshman year until you graduate is a key task to ensuring you have a reliable device to complete assignments. When it comes to school, you want to ensure you get a lighter laptop that you can carry around campus, but that is powerful enough to run any software you need. We’ve compiled the following affilaited DormEssentials top 10 with the best college laptop to get you successfully through college.

1. LG gram Thin and Light Laptop - 15.6"

Light Weight Laptop – Weighs Under 2.5 Pounds. Long-Lasting 60Wh Battery , Speakers : Stereo Speaker (1.0W x 2). 15.6 Inch Full HD IPS Display w/ Ultra-Slim Bezel. Multiple Inputs – Including USB Type-C. Back-Lit Keyboard for easy working at nights in the library or dorm.

2. ASUS VivoBook S Ultra Thin and Portable Laptop

Powerful and efficient 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U Processor 1.8 GHz (Turbo up to 4.0 GHz). 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) Wide View color-rich display. High performance 256GB SSD and 8GB DDR4 RAM. Slim 14.2″ wide, 0.7″ thin; 0.3″ ASUS Nano Edge bezel with 80% screen-to-body ratio. Comprehensive connections including USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 1), USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and HDMI; Dual band 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

3. Apple 13.3" MacBook Air ( Silver)

Fifth-generation Intel Core processors. Lasts up to an incredible 12 hours between charges. Incredibly thin 0.68-inch design weighing only 2.96 pounds. Experience wireless performance up to 3x faster than the previous Wi-Fi generation. SSD storage is up to 17x faster than a 5400-rpm notebook hard drive.

4. Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260 2-in-1 Business Laptop

Display: 12.5″ FHD (1366×768) MultiTouch Touchscreen, anti-glare, LED backlight, IPS – versatility of a 360°-rotatable display usable as a tablet. Processor: Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3 GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.80 GHz, 2 Cores 4 Threads) | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520. Hard Drive: 180 GB SATA 2.5″ SSD Opal 2 Encryption | Memory: 8GB DDR4 2133MHz SoDIMM | No DVD Drive.  Intel Wireless 8260 ac Dual Band + Bluetooth v4.1 Combo | Fingerprint Reader | ThinkPad Pen Pro Included. Operating system: Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit | Security: TPM 2.0 | 720p HD Camera.

5. HP Flagship Premium 17.3 inch (1600 x 900) HD+ Laptop

AMD A9-9420 processor, 3 GHz can up to 3.6 GHz; 8GB DDR4-1866 SDRAM, 1TB HDD 5400rpm. 17.3″ HD+ Widescreen LED (1600 x 900) display; AMD Radeon R5 Graphics. DVD-RW, 802.11b/g/n, Battery: 3-cell lithium-ion, 1 x RJ-45; 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 x (Data transfer only); 1 x USB 2.0; 1 x HDMI. 1 x headphone/microphone combo, Integrated 10/100/1000 GbE LAN, 1 multi-format SD media card reader, Bluetooth 4.2, Webcam. Color:Black, Full-size island-style keyboard with integrated numeric keypad, Touchpad with multi-touch gesture support, Windows 10 Home, 0.97″ Thin, 4.67lbs Weight.

6. Google Pixelbook (i5, 8 GB RAM, 256GB)

Meet Google Pixelbook, the high performance Chromebook. It’s the first laptop with the Google Assistant built in. Press the Google Assistant key on your keyboard or say “Ok Google” to get started. The Google Assistant is always ready to help. Features 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB for storage. The long lasting battery delivers up to 10 hours of use and it’s fast charging so you can get 2 hours of use in 15 minutes.

7. Apple 13" MacBook Pro, Retina Display

2.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz. 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory. 128GB SSD storage. Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640. Two Thunderbolt 3 ports.

8. 2020 Dell Inspiron 3000 15.6-inch HD Touchscreen Laptop

Intel 10th Gen Dual Core i3-1005G1 Processor (1.2GHz, up to 3.4GHz, 4MB cache, 2 cores). 8GB DDR4 SDRAM, 128GB Solid State Drive, 1TB HDD, Intel UHD Graphics. 15.6 inch Touchscreen HD (1366 x 768) Display. Intel 802.11 ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.1, Webcam, HDMI, RJ-45. 2 × USB-Type-A 3.0, 1 × USB Type-A 2.0, Windows 10 Home 64 bit.

9. Lenovo Ideapad 15.6" HD Premium High Performance Laptop

15.6″ HD display with 1366 x 768 resolution; Integrated AMD Radeon graphics. Powered by a 2.70GHz AMD A12-9720P Quad core processor. 8GB DDR4 memory; 1TB 5,400rpm HDD hard drive provides plenty of storage; DVD recordable optical drive. 802.11 ac Wi-Fi technology provides Internet speeds up to 3x faster than other laptops; Bluetooth 4.1; 10/100/100M gigabit Ethernet; 1 USB Type-C port and 2 USB 3.0 ports; 4-in-1 memory card reader; 2-cell lithium ion battery.

10. 2017 Lenovo Yoga 710 2-in-1 11.6" FHD IPS High Performance Touch-Screen Laptop

11.6-inch Full HD IPS 10-point multitouch screen, 1920 x 1080 resolution Widescreen LED, Convertible 360° flip-and-fold design. Intel Pentium processor 4405Y dual-core processor 1.5 GHz boosts multitasking capabilities for reliable Internet browsing, e-mail and everyday productivity. Intel® HD Graphics 515. 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 128GB Solid State Drive.

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