When it comes to choosing the best laptops for college students the priority list includes longer battery life, faster CPU performance, a crisp screen, a lot of RAM, the best video card possible, while not breaking the bank.
Here we are taking a look at five top picks from an array of laptops on the basis of performance, aesthetics, price points, and user-friendliness under the $1000 category.
HP Envy 13
In HP Envy 13 fascinates with a new design, powerful speakers, and security features, The sub-$1,000 price also appeals to students. HP Envy 13 has a sleek, silver-metal frame with a stylish chrome HP logo centered on the lid. The specs are—RAM or Random Access Memory: 8GB/16GB, CPU: Intel Core i5/Core i7, Storage options of 256GB/512GB/1TB Display: 13.3-inch, 1080p or 4K resolution.
The high points of HP Envy 13 are power and long battery life 11+ hours on the FHD model. The performance is amplified by the 8th Gen Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs.
Lenovo Yoga C940
Lenovo’s Yoga C940 makes a good choice for college students as an excellent 2-in-1 consumer laptop. A 2-in-1 laptop is a detachable tablet with both a touch screen and a physical keyboard. The 14-inch laptop is co-engineered with Intel as an Intel Project Athena to perform like smartphones with great speed than its predecessor, the C930. The specs include RAM Up to 16GB, Storage: Up to 2TB and Display: 14-inch, 1080p or 4K. The Yoga C940 offers longer battery life up to 11:46 hours.
Asus ZenBook UX333FA
This is recommended for college students under the $1,000 price band. At $800 plus, Asus ZenBook UX333FA offers faster performance and has for a sleek chassis. In specs, CPU is Intel Core i5 and GPU: Intel UHD 620/GeForce MX150 with 8GB of RAM plus 256GB Storage. The Display is 13.3-inch, 1080p. The battery life is commendable for the 11plus hours and the chassis assures endurance and makes the ZenBook a reliable college laptop.
Dell XPS 13
Dell XPS 13 is an absolute workhorse powered by a 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with integrated Intel graphics for work or play. It is doubtless an asset for science students. In terms of specs, the CPU is Core i7 (10th Gen) with options of Intel Core i3/Core i5. The GPU is Intel Iris Plus and the RAM is 8GB. It packs storage of 128 GB of solid-state drive or SSD. The display is 13.4-inch, 1920 x 1200, or 4K.
The 12 hours of battery life is a testimony of its good looks and powerful performance. The near-bezel-less display on every side is a great plus.
Acer Chromebook 15
The Acer Chromebook 15 is affordable and a good pick as a performing machine that runs Chrome OS with a responsive user experience. The 15.6-inch screen is delightful and other strengths include faster boot times, long-lasting battery, and attractive price points. The specs are Intel Celeron 3205U CPU, Intel HD Graphics with a RAM of 4GB and Storage at 32GB SSD.