Top 10 Best Laptops For Students For Every Budget

Laptops help you as a student to take notes faster and more flexible while allowing you to index and organize your study material automatically.

It also offers more options for writing and editing, facilitates group work, and access information wherever you can get an Internet connection.

So if you like to enjoy the benefits mentioned above, and looking for the best laptop for student, the list below will simplify your search.


1. Acer Aspire E15 (under $500)
When you need more power and capability, this laptop comes with a convenient compartment door allows you to upgrade the hard drive and memory with ease.

Pros:
• Plenty of ports.
• Accurate sound.
• Full HD resolution.
• Runs quiet and cool.
• Easily upgrade-able.
• Offers a good typing experience.

Cons:
• Lousy webcam.
• Low brightness.
• Slow hard drive.
• Narrow viewing angles.
• Cooling system should be better.

Acer Aspire E 15 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 3.836 verified buyers – 3.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U Processor (2.4GHz, 3MB L3 cache)
• 15.6" Full HD Widescreen ComfyView LED-backlit Display supporting Acer ColorBlast technology, 1920 x 1080 pixels
• 4GB DDR4 Memory, 1TB 5400RPM HDD
• DVD drive, USB-C port.
• Windows 10 Home
• Up to 12-hours battery life
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 10.2 x 15 x 1.2 inches; 5.27 pounds
           

2. HP Stream (under $221)
When every penny matters, the HP Stream is a colorful option with a budget-friendly price.

Designed with the student in mind, it offers a quick start up and shut down, as well as an aesthetically pleasing design.

Perfect for classwork and Web browsing.

Pros:
• Thin and light.
• Stable construction.

Cons:
• Glossy screen.
• No upgradability & optical drive.

HP Stream Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.417 verified buyers – 3.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM Memory
• Intel Celeron 1.6GHz, dual-core processor, 4GB of RAM and a 32GB eMMC drive
• Windows 10
• 32 GB eMMC
• Front-facing VGA webcam with integrated digital microphone
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 8.9 x 13.3 x 0.7 inches; 3.17 pounds
           

3. Acer Chromebook 14 (under $262)
Its stylish 100% metal chassis and immersive Full HD IPS display delivers an epic mobile experience.

The 14 inch Full HD IPS display boasts 41% more pixels than an HD display making photos, videos, games, and presentations vivid and text sharp and legible.

While the new MIMO 2x2 802.11ac wireless helps boost internet speeds to up to 3 times faster. It loads content-rich web pages quickly, provides brilliant video playback, and lets you multitask effortlessly for up to 12-hours.

For many students, Google Docs can take care of your word processing and spreadsheets (and can import Word and Excel files), while Google Keep is great for notes.

You can store all your files in the cloud in Google Drive, and the Chromebook can keep several gigabytes of documents in local storage so you can carry on working when offline.

Pros:
• Strong audio.
• Sturdy aluminum chassis.
• Solid multitasking performance.
• Thinner and lighter than a MacBook Air.

Cons:
• Dim display.
• Shallow keyboard.
• No SD memory reader.

Acer Chromebook 14 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.018 verified buyers – 4.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Chrome OS - with built-in virus protection, updates automatically, boots up in seconds and continues to stay fast over time.
• All the Google apps you know and love come standard on every Chromebook, which means you can edit, download, and convert Microsoft Office files in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides.
• With the Google Play Store, you can access a rich library of apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines, and more, all from your Chromebook.
• Built-in storage for offline access to your most important files and an additional 100GB of Google Drive space to ensure that all of your files are backed up automatically.
• HD Webcam (1280 x 720) with 88 degree wide angle lens supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR).
• 100% Aluminum Chassis, Intel Celeron N3160, 14” Full HD, 4GB Memory, 32GB eMMC
• Up to 12-hours battery life
• Dimensions: 13.43 x 9.31 x 0.67 in; 3.42 lbs
           

4. ASUS Chromebook Flip (under $450)
Its flexible 360-degree hinge allows you to use Asus Chromebook Flip in laptop or tablet mode.

Armed with Intel Core Processor, 64GB storage, and 4GB RAM to provide fast and efficient performance. Also, it only needs 3.5 seconds to boot up and can be used for work up to 10 hours.

While its thin, sleek, and lightweight (only 2.65 pounds) design, allow you to carry this convertible laptop without sweating.

Pros:
• Runs Android Apps.
• Metal body construction.
• Bright and clear display.
• Built-in anti-virus protection.
• Comfortable keyboard and trackpad.
• Warranty includes damage protection.

Cons:
• Lacks USB Type A ports.
• Display's middle setting is dark.
• Legacy connections require adapters.

ASUS Chromebook Flip C302 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 910 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 12.5" full-HD touchscreen
• Intel Core Processor with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM for fast and efficient performance with a bright backlit illuminated keyboard
• Extremely lightweight at 2.65 pounds with the protection of a sleek aluminum metal body
• Free 100 GB storage with Google Drive
• Also available in assorted specs
• Dimensions: 8.3 x 12 x 0.5 inches; 2.65 pounds
           

5. ASUS VivoBook F510UA (under $510)
This laptop comes with the latest 8th Gen Intel core processors and decent battery life (about 5-6 hours of continuous usage) with solid and polished looks.

It offers decent graphic-based tasks performance and handles almost all forms of videos and codecs (lag-free with wide viewing angles).

In short, ASUS VivoBook F510UA performance is close to high-end laptops in the market that costs up to $1,000.

Pros:
• Rich audio.
• Crisp and bright display.
• Sleek, robust and looks pretty good.
• Ergonomic chiclet keyboard with fingerprint sensor.

Cons:
• Slow SD Reader.
• Horrible webcam.
• Keyboard not backlit.
• No Thunderbolt 3 port.
• No touch support & SSD.

ASUS VivoBook F510UA Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 733 verified buyers – 4.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Powerful 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz (Turbo up to 3.4GHz) processor
• 14.2" wide, 0.8" thin and portable footprint with 0.3" NanoEdge bezel for a stunning 80% screen-to-body ratio
• 15.6" anti-glare Full HD display with ASUS Splendid software enhancement
• 8GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB HDD; Ergonomic chiclet keyboard with fingerprint sensor
• Operating System: Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Home
• Comprehensive connections including USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and HDMI; Lightning-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi keeps you connected through any congestion or interference
• Also available in assorted specs
• Dimensions: 14.2 x 9.6 x 0.8 inches; 3.7 pounds
           

6. Acer Chromebook 15 (under $259)
Designed to withstand heavy daily use with anti-glare Acer ComfyView display that doesn’t strain your eyes, even after long hours of use.

Acer Chromebook 15 fully boots up in 7 seconds and can be used for work up to 9 hours.

As a bonus, you can enjoy 100 GB of free storage on Google Drive for two years.

Pros:
• Metal chassis.
• Solid keyboard.
• On-point speaker placement.

Cons:
• Flat speakers.
• Sudden crashes.
• No dedicated Video output.

Acer Chromebook 15 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 596 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Intel Celeron Dual-Core 3205U 1.5 GHz Processor (Broadwell micro-architecture)
• 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM
• Can open/edit MS Office files using free embedded QuickOffice editor or Google Docs, and can download Microsoft Office Online (an online version of Microsoft Office) for free
• 16 GB Solid-State Drive (SSD); No CD or DVD drive
• 15.6-Inch Full HD IPS Screen, Intel HD Graphics
• 9-hour battery life
• Dimensions: 15.1 x 9.7 x 1 inches; 4.85 pounds
           

7. Microsoft Surface Pro (under $850)
A single laptop that allows you to use it in 3 modes (laptop mode, studio mode, and tablet mode).

Surface Pro works perfectly with Surface Pen, Surface Dial, and Office.

A perfect laptop for design, architecture, and digital art students.

Pros:
• Quieter fanless cooling system.
• Kickstand folds back, almost flat.

Cons:
• No optical drive.
• Limited ports with no USB Type-C.

Microsoft Surface Pro Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 440 verified buyers – 4.0 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 7th generation Intel Core i5 Processor, 128 GB of storage, 8 GB RAM
• Screen Size: 12.3 inches
• Screen Resolution: 2736x1824 pixels
• Intel HD Graphics 620
• Rear webcam: 8 MP
• Up to 13.5 hours of battery life
• OS: Windows 10 Professional
• Also available in assorted specs
• Dimensions: 9.4 x 13.1 x 2.2 inches; 4 pounds
           

8. Acer Chromebook R13 (under $330)
Comes with 360-degrees of flexibility, you can use Acer Chromebook R13 as a laptop or tablet.

The multi-touch screen makes it easy to surf, organize, swipe and edit with the tip of your fingers.

Not only makes it thin and light, but the fan-less design also keeps this convertible laptop silent and dust-free.

Pros:
• Runs Android apps.
• Comfortable keyboard.
• Premium looking design.

Cons:
• Flat audio.
• No keyboard backlighting.

Acer Chromebook R13 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 247 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Comes with built-in virus protection, updates automatically.
• Touchscreen size - 13.3 inches with 1920 x 1080 resolution.
• All the Google apps you know and love come standard on every Chromebook, which means you can edit, download, and convert Microsoft Office files in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides.
• With the Google Play Store, you can access a rich library of apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines, and more, all from your Chromebook.
• Comes with built-in storage for offline access to your most important files and an additional 100GB of Google Drive space to ensure that all of your files are backed up automatically.
• MediaTek Quad-Core CPU, 13.3” Full HD Touch Display, 4GB Memory, 32GB eMMC
• Up to 12-hour battery life
• Dimensions: 9 x 12.8 x 0.6 inches; 3.28 pounds
           

9. Microsoft Surface Book 2 (under $2.499)
Comes in 4 modes, laptop, tablet, studio (draw and sketch in a comfortable, natural position), and View mode (for watching a movie or playing your favorite game).

Armed with an Intel Core i7-8650U CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 1TB PCIe SSD, the Surface Book 2 is quite fast for all of your multitasking needs.

A perfect laptop for design, architecture, and digital art students.

Pros:
• VR-capable graphics.
• Vivid, bright display.
• Xbox Wireless support.
• Excellent and responsive touch screen.
• Superior typing and touchpad experiences.

Cons:
• No Thunderbolt 3.
• Big screen wobbles a bit when you move it.
• Underpowered dock makes multi-monitor support problematic.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 235 verified buyers – 4.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 8th generation Intel Quad Core i7 Processor, 512 GB of storage, 16 GB RAM
• Enhanced Graphics performance with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 discrete GPU w/6GB GDDR5 Graphics Memory
• Vibrant PixelSense Display: now available with a new 15" touchscreen & 3260x2160 pixels resolution
• Four versatile modes of use and new USB-C port
• Up to 17 hours of battery life
• OS: Windows 10 Pro
• Also available in assorted specs
• Dimensions: 13.5 x 9.9 x 0.9 inches; 4.2 pounds
           

10. ASUS ZenBook 13 (under $800)
Weighing at only 2.5 pounds, this laptop light enough to carry yet powerful enough to do almost any homework for up to 9 hours.

Armed with Intel Core i5-8250 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SATA SSD, and Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU, ASUS ZenBook 13 is superior for multitasking and great for gaming.

Pros:
• Solid performance.
• Powerful speakers.
• High-quality metal case.
• High display brightness.

Cons:
• Stiff touchpad.
• Low-res webcam.
• Fingerprint-prone lid.
• Too much bloatware.

ASUS ZenBook 13 Video Review
Features:
• Reviewed by 229 verified buyers – 3.9 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 13.3-Inch wide-view Full-HD Nano-edge bezel display, 1920x1080 pixels
• Latest 8th generation Intel Core i5-8250U Quad-Core Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.4 GHz)
• Fast storage and memory featuring 256GB SATA SSD with 8GB LPDDR3 RAM
• Extensive connectivity with HDMI/USB Type C, 802.11a/c WiFi and Micro SD card reader
• Sleek and lightweight 2.5 lbs. aluminum body for comfortable portability
• Windows 10
• Also available in assorted colors & specs
• Dimensions: 12.2 x 8.5 x 0.5 inches; 2.5 pounds
           


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