The 10 Best Work Laptops

The 10 Best Work Laptops

It doesn't matter if you swing hammers for a living or leverage the power of your brain, you need quality tools when you're depending on them to keep the bread on the table. But who wants to take time away from work to go laptop shopping?

We gathered up our nerd knowledge to pick the absolute best laptops for accomplishing your day-to-day missions. From the graphic designer who demands super-charged computing to the mobile entrepreneur in need of an ultra-light for work on the go, the slick machines below are a smorgasbord of the latest and greatest technology.

Powerful Intel processors. Gorgeous high-resolution displays. And even a Convertible Laptop with a touchscreen. Check it out!

Updated: 6 months ago
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Toshiba Chromebook CB35-A3120

Toshiba Chromebook CB35-A3120
The Toshiba Chromebook is powered by an Intel Celeron Processor and comes with Chrome OS. This is perfect for surfing the web and sending email. It has 2GB of DDR3L memory and a 16GB solid state drive with 100GB of Google Drive storage for free for 2 years. It also comes with Wi-Fi wireless networking 802.11 a/g/n. The notebook weighs 3.3 lbs and has a 1366x768 HD screen for 720p content. Learn more »
 
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Lenovo Notebook 20AL008XUS ThinkPad X240

Lenovo Notebook 20AL008XUS ThinkPad X240
The Lenovo X240 laptop is has a 12.5 inch screen and can last for more than 20 hours on a charge making it the longest lasting charge for a laptop to date. This would be perfect for a long flight to help you get work done and not waste any time. The laptop itself weighs in at 3.6 lbs.  Learn more »
 
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HP ENVY 17t Leap Motion Core i7 Laptop (customizable)

HP ENVY 17t Leap Motion Core i7 Laptop (customizable)
Want a kick-ass entertainment laptop which you can control with the wave of a hand? Then this HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion Laptop might interest you. Featured $774.99 configuration using PC599Q4 coupon code, comes with Core i7 quad-core processor, 2-year warranty, 8GB RAM and 1TB Hard Drive. But you can also upgrade it for 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics, 2TB Hard Drive, Blu-ray Burner, 1080p screen, & more. Learn more »
$1049.99 | Save: $275.00 (26%)
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HP Chromebook 11

HP Chromebook 11
If you've been thinking about getting a cheap laptop to browse the internet, then you should definitely consider this 11-inch HP Chromebook. It's slim, stylish, colorful and comes with lot of complimentary extras (like 100GB Google Drive storage, 60-day Google Play Music All Access and 12 free sessions of GoGo Inflight Internet). It is powered by 1.7GHz Dual-core processor, 16GB SSD, 2GB RAM and offers up to 12 hours of battery life. This laptop runs Chrome OS, which is basically using Chrome to get everything done on the internet. Do note that your regular Windows/OS X software won't run on this sytem. For its currently $200 deal price, it offers impeccable value! Learn more »
$279.99 | Save: $34.99 (12%)
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Dell Chromebook 11

Dell Chromebook 11
Chromebooks are known for being excellent for school work. The Dell chromebook allows someone to get school work done without needing to be plugged in. It can provide up to 10 hours of power which is plenty of time to take it to class and work. The price is also very attractive and is perfect if you're not looking for a work horse computer but something to just get simple things done.  Learn more »
 
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MSI G Series GT60 Laptop

MSI G Series GT60 Laptop
MSI G Series GT60 Laptop sports a 3K display. That's (2880 x 1620) which is a first for gaming notebooks. It has a really cool glowing red dragon emblem on the brushed-aluminum lid. It weighs in at about 7.5 lbs. This is light compared to it's rivals at Alienware which can weigh close to 9.5 lbs. For regular web surfing the battery will give you about 5 hrs worth of life.  Learn more »
 
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DELL XPS 12 XPSU12-5327CRBFB

DELL XPS 12 XPSU12-5327CRBFB
The Dell XPS 12 has a 1080p screen that flips backward withing the bezel and turns into a 12-inch windows tablet. The battery gives you about 9 hours of battery life. This is great for someone who wants a laptop and a tablet. You will only have to buy one device and not two with this laptop tablet hybrid. Learn more »
 
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Acer Aspire S7-392-6832

Acer Aspire S7-392-6832
The Acer Aspire is 3 lbs and .5" thick making it a really like notebook to carry around. The body is made of aluminum with a glass lid giving it a stylish look. It has a 13" 1080p touch screen. It sports a 4th gen intel processor with an SSD to give you excellent performance. The battery can provide up to 9 hours of life.  Learn more »
 
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ATIV Book 9 Plus (NP940X3G)

ATIV Book 9 Plus (NP940X3G)
The ATIV book 9 has a 13.3" touch display with a resolution of 3200x1800. The battery life on this laptop is an all day battery that lasts all day allowing you to not have to carry the charger with you. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of solid state storage. The screen is 75% brighter than a normal screen making this a great choice for an all around laptop.  Learn more »
$1399.99 | Save: $161.99 (12%)
 
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Apple 15.4" Macbook Pro

Apple 15.4
This laptop is powerful and can handle any task you can throw at it. It's most noticeable trait would have to be the excellent LED-backlit IPS screen. It has a native resolution of 2880 x 1800 with 220 pixels per inch. You can out put to 2 external displays at up to 2560 x 1600 via thunderbolt 2 (mini DisplayPort). You can use any Mini-DisplayPort-compatible monitor. This Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro runs on a 2.0 GHz Intel Core i7 processor. It comes with 16 GB of onboard 1600 MHz RAM and 256 GB of PCIe flash storage. Anyone who wants a solid notebook to handle their everyday tasks and wants to keep it in the Apple ecosystem will definitely want to give this a try.  Learn more »
 

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