On the flip-side, the HP Envy does have a neat, 13.3″ touchscreen that can help you flick through pages or shortcut your surfing with a tap of a finger.
If you need a stylish, powerful laptop at a reasonable price, HP Envy could be the best buy for you.
The HP Envy comes with an Intel Core i5 processor clocked up to 1.6GHz (capable of boosting up to 3.4GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology). In the box, you’ll see an 8GB memory and 256GB SSD, as well as an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card that will help you plough through your tasks with ease.
Where can I buy the HP Envy?
HP Store – £849
John Lewis – £849.95
Currys – £899
4. Best laptop for screen – Lenovo IdeaPad 520S-14FKB
Screen technology just keeps getting better and better, whether that is with our Smartphones, or with our TVs, so why should our laptops be any different?
Lenovo have put together a sharp 14″ screen to fit their new IdeaPad, which is sleek, expressive and very easy on the eye.
This screen may not be touch-sensitive, but don’t worry, it more than makes up for it with the uber-cool fingerprint scanner built in to make logging on to your account easier and faster.
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It also comes packed with three USB ports, a HDMI socket and even a four-in-one card reader, so you won’t be short on connections.
This laptop will struggle to cope with more processor-dependent tasks, but if editing is not what you are looking for, and you simply want a good-looking laptop to replace an old one, then Lenovo is a great option.
The budget Ultrabook comes packed with a 7th-gen Intel Kaby Lake Core i7 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 128GB PCIe SSD and a Full HD display
Where can I buy the Lenovo IdeaPad 520S-14FKB?
Lenovo – £499.99
Currys – £649.98
5. The best rated laptop – Dell XPS 15 2-in-1
This laptop may blow your budget out the water, but it is capable of pretty much anything you throw at it.
The Dell XPS is a powerful laptop that can handle anything from editing to Googling and everything in between.
The nifty trick you can down the Dell laptop however, is you can flip the screen over to transform your laptop into a tablet – neat huh?
An Ultra HD touchscreen will make movie watching a breeze and a ton of fun, and you can prop the screen up to “tent-mode” to make for comfortable watching.
However, this does come at a price, and we aren’t talking about the actual price. The Dell laptop is bulky and heavy, weighing in at more than 2kg, which means it isn’t ideal for travelling around with.
Packed with a Quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB DDR4 RAM, this is a powerful laptop in its own right.
An AMD Radeon RX Vega 870 graphics card powers the screen, while 256GB SSD will help you store all your photos and videos with no problem.
Where can I buy the Dell XPS 15 2-in-1?
Dell – £1,699
Amazon – £1,699
Currys – £1,699
6. Apple MacBook Pro 15″
If money is no concern for you, then you may want to simply put all your cash into the MacBook Pro, which is one of the most powerful laptops available.
Containing a hexa-core 8th generation Coffee Lake processor and 32GB of RAM, this bad boy will blast through anything and everything with relative ease.
The massive 15″ screen with a Retina display makes watching movies and editing a delight, while you’ll never want for more storage space with a 512GB memory and 4TB SSD.
As we mentioned, this laptop is expensive, so if you don’t mind dropping a load of money on a laptop, this is the option for you.
The MacBook Pro comes with a six-core Intel Core i9 processor and 32GB of RAM. It also has a AMD Radeon Pro 560X with Intel UHD Graphics 630 for extra punch on-screen.
Where can I buy the Apple MacBook Pro 15″?
John Lewis – £2,349
Currys – £2,349
Box.co.uk – £1,899
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