Having a laptop has become a necessity in today’s world. From school work to office work, from gaming to leisure surfing, one requires a pro in all aspects laptop. In today’s market, there is a saturation of brands and models. Buying a good quality laptop that not only meets one need but is also pocket friendly requires extensive thought processing and research. Given below is our list of top ten best laptops 2015 currently available.
10. HP Spectre x2
HP Spectre x2 has been able to position itself as one of the sufficiently good 2 in 1’s available in the market. The thinner it has got, the longer battery life it has acquired. It has a solid looking body and a stylish yet durable stand. It has got core M processor which performs exceptionally well. It has also got three cameras and quadruple speakers. It has got 1.2 GHz Intel Core m7 processor, 8GB RAM, 12 inch display and 256 GB storage. Currently, it is priced at U.S $799.
9. Surface Book
Surface Book is a hybrid laptops 2015 that works on Windows 10. Though it is a traditional notebook, its design is quite futuristic in nature. Unlike regular Ultrabooks, it has a 13.5 inch screen. Among all the Ultrabooks supported by Windows 10, it is the most powerful and efficient one. Other than the touchpad made out of glass, the complete interior of the laptop is made out of flat surface of magnesium metal. Its base sections and screen have more or less the same weight. It is a strong and durable device.
One can even give it a jerk without the fear of its screen falling apart from the keypad. Its keyboard and trackpad are fun to use and put less strain on wrists. One key feature that places it a cut above other hybrid UltraBooks is the installation of graphics processor. With 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, Surface book is priced at U.S $ 1399.
8. Lenovo Yoga 900
The Lenovo 900, which is 2 in 1 convertible, has stylish design and beautiful display. This device is light and thin which increases its portability. It weighs only 2.84 pounds. Its silver metal body resembles with MacBook a lot, but its unique hinge is a differentiating element in the appearance of these two. The hinge enables the screen to rotate 360 degrees and convert it into a tablet. With Core i-series processor and longer battery, Lenovo Yoga 900 is giving tough competition to most of the Ultrabook brands.
For people seeking a device even thinner and lighter than this one, Lenovo has introduced Yoga 900S. With metal allow fan, its internal cooling management is better than previous devices of the series. Some users do claim it has a shallow keyboard and display drivers issues. Overall, it is a good device. With 2.5 GHz Intel core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, 13.3 inch display and 512 GB storage, Lenovo Yoga 900 is priced at U.S $ 1199.
7. Origin PC EON17 SLX(GeForce 980)
Origin PC EON17 SLX is currently considered as the best laptops 2015 for gaming. It is a bit on the lower side when it comes to design and battery life. But as far as its performance is concerned, it surely would not disappoint you. This Origin PC EON17 has a virtual reality hardware called Oculus Drift that sets it apart from other gaming laptops. It is not just a gaming laptop; it equally functions well in other areas.
It has a 17.3 inch screen with full HD given VR superb experience. It is not that much portable as it weighs 4.5 Kg. It has a OC 4.5 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, 256 GB storage. It operates on Windows 10 and is currently priced at $3350.
6. Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is a valuable addition in the family of tablets that can be used as laptops. The predecessor of Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Surface Pro 3) helped Microsoft gain a huge chunk of revenue through its sales and helped Microsoft in rectifying its image that had been affected by poor power management. In some aspects, Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is quite similar to Surface Pro 3, but in a refined form. It has a better screen resolution and lighter weight as compared to other members of Surface Pro line.
One has to buy attachable keyboard and keyboard cover separately, which some consider a negative point. Microsoft Surface Pro 4 operates on Windows 10 Pro rather than Windows 8. It carries a 12.3 inch display size, 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. It is considered rather expensive and is priced at U.S $ 1299.
5. Razer Blade Stealth
Razer has been able to position itself in the market as a top notch keyboard and gaming peripherals manufacturing company over the past few years. The launch of Razer Blade Stealth was a total head turner. Before its launch, people speculated that Razer Blade Stealth would be a laptops 2015 designed especially for gaming purposes because of Razer’s positioning. In fact, it is an Ultrabook style laptops 2015 perfect for all purposes. Apparently, it is no different than Razer’s previously launched laptops which were designed especially for gaming purposes.
It has a black and durable frame. It also carries the typical green logo. Although, unlike other Razer laptops, it has a 12.5 inch screen. Its graphics can be enhanced using Razer core, which is a box like device big enough to house a graphics card. The device has 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB memory, 256GB storage and operates on windows 10. It is priced at U.S $1399.
4. 13-inch MacBook Air
If you tend evaluate a laptops 2015 on the basis of its performance and reliability, MacBook Air would be the perfect choice for you. As far as its design is concerned, it appears pretty basic and a bit old fashioned. Moreover, its 13-inch screen is said to have low resolution. Though its design is typical, the body it has is quite durable. Its excellent battery life and CPU compensate for things in which the laptop lags. It’s battery can last about more than 13 hours, which is pretty impressive. It is also said to have a cut above the average graphics. Its speakers do not perform up to the par, which is a negative point.
3. Toshiba Chromebook 2
Many of us seek fast paced gadgets, especially when it comes to laptops 2015 list. If you’re also such a person, do consider Toshiba Chromebook 2 before making a purchase. The device is especially known for its fast pace among other laptops belonging to chrome family. Apparently, it looks quite like other chrome laptops with 13.3-inch 1080p screen and sleekly textures sharp square frame. Its traditional keypad with backlit keys set it apart from other chrome laptops.
It is also comparatively lighter than other Chromebooks weighing only 2.97 pounds. The device has 2.1GHz Intel Core i3-5015 U (dual-core, 3MB cache) processor, 4 GB RAM and 16GB storage. It is pricier than other Chromebooks with a price of $429. All of its features place it on 3rd rank in our list of best laptops 2015.
2. Asus Zenbook UX305
If you have ample experience trying out different laptops or you happen to be a tech geek, you would easily notice that Asus Zenbook UX305 is apparently quite like MacBook. But its users claim that comparatively, it is a way better device than MacBook. It has a stylish and thin aluminum body, with only 0.5 inches thickness and 13 inches display. Its smooth and large trackpad makes it easier to work and puts less strain on one’s wrist.
The thing that sets it a cut above even the expensive laptops is its three 3.0 USB ports. Despite of this apparent similarity with MacBook, ASUS Zenbook UX305 is second on the list of best laptops of the world. With 8GB RAM, 256 GB storage, and 900 MHz Intel Core m3-6Y30 processor, Asus Zenbook UX305 is prices at U.S $699.
1. Dell XPS 13 (Best in laptops 2015 list)
Dell XPS 13 has earned the place of best laptop of the world mainly because of its unique design, powerful display and strong battery life. Despite of having strong competitors, it was able to win the title of best laptop and Ultrabook in the year 2015.From its appearance, the laptop appears a bit dense but in actual, it is quite light in weight. Its aluminum and carbon body makes it look extremely attractive and irresistible. And although the laptop looks small, it carries a screen of 13.3 inches.
Most of its users claim that this laptop does not heat up easily even after hours of usage. It has a strong battery life that lasts for a handsome amount of time. With 2.3 GHz Intel Core processor, Intel HD Graphics 520, 256 GB storage and 8GB RAM, the laptop is currently priced at US $1449.