Personal computers have come a long way. They’re not only faster but also more versatile. Some laptops have 2-in1 functionalities, i.e., they have a touchscreen and can be easily folded to work as tablets. Whether you’re looking for getting your work done faster, catching up on your classes, or for uninterrupted gaming, or for watching movies, here are some of the top and best-rated laptops of the year.
Acer Aspire 5
For those on a budget, the Acer Aspire 5 is a good option. Powered by AMD Ryzen™ 4000 Series Mobile Processor, it boasts a long battery life. It can last for nearly 9 hours if you only do web surfing. This 15-inch laptop is a bit bulky at 3.76 pounds. The bulkiness is balanced out with a full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. Moreover, it is a super-fast and strong machine. If you’re looking for a laptop for web surfing, editing photos, or streaming content, the Acer Aspire 5 is an affordable option you can consider.
Dell XPS 13
Rated the best laptop of the year by many, the XPS 13 is Dell’s latest flagship laptop. This laptop gives a superb combination of high performance and seamless multitasking capabilities. Moreover, this laptop comes with an Infinity Edge display with a 13.4 inches screen. What’s more? The screen-to-body ratio is 91.5 percent; thus, there is hardly any bezel to interfere with your immersive viewing experience.
Google Pixelbook Go
One of the top-rated laptops for students, the Google Pixelbook Go is superbly portable with its lightweight and sleek design. With a display of 13.3 inches, this laptop weighs just around 2 pounds. Processor options include Intel Core i3, i5, and i7. Whichever one chooses, this laptop is sure to give some high-speed performance along with long-lasting battery life. Moreover, it has a touch-enabled display screen. However, the Google Pixelbook Go cannot be folded into a tablet, like its larger versions. Available in Not Pink and Just Black variants, this laptop has a comfortable keyboard that enables long working hours.
HP Spectre x360
One of the best-rated 2-in-1 laptops from HP, this super-portable laptop folds up to work as a tablet as well. It comes with a 10th generation Intel processor and latest features including an instant mute button for the mic along with a disable switch for the webcam. Security and privacy features include a fingerprint reader and an IR camera. This laptop is compatible with 4G LTE wireless, so work can be done at high speed from anywhere at any time.
Lenovo Chromebook Duet
For those looking for ultra-affordable laptop options, the Lenovo Chromebook Duet is worth considering. Basically, it is a tablet Chromebook but with a keyboard thrown in. Powered by a MediaTek Helio P60T processor, its battery lasts for nearly 12 hours. With a display of 10.1 inches, this one is highly portable and will easily fit anywhere. The display resolution is 1920 x 1200 with some reliable optimizations and color output for touchscreen capability.