16 Best Laptops By Brand In 2020
Acer Swift 7
The best Acer Laptop 2020.
Elegance and efficiency find the perfect balance in the Swift 7, starting with its incredibly thin 9.95mm chassis. Looks and performance combine in a laptop that sets new standards in a compact design. Savor the visuals of a 14” display in a smaller footprint thanks to this minimalist approach.
At just 890g, the Swift 7 is so unbelievably light you’ll forget you’re carrying it, but its durable design is ideal for an on-the-go lifestyle. The premium-quality magnesium alloys of the sleek, stylish chassis are lighter and stronger than aluminum at the same thickness.
Say goodbye to borders with the virtually frameless four-sided narrow bezel design. Extend your screen-to-body ratio to 92% with a L/R bezel width of just 2.57mm1 and immerse yourself in the stunning 14” FHD IPS display. Interact smoothly with the tough and tactile Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 touchscreen.
The Swift 7 takes care of all your daily computing while saving on weight and battery life. Maximize your efficiency with an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor2. Smoothly and quickly view and edit large spreadsheets, presentations and videos with up to 16GB RAM and up to 512 GB PCIe SSD.
Every facet of the Swift 7 delivers a first-class user experience. Breeze through your workday with up to 12 hours of battery life3. Simultaneously switch on and log in using the integrated fingerprint reader/power button and exercise precision with the responsive Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 touchpad.
Accomplish more with 2 USB Type-C ports supporting Thunderbolt™ 3, USB 3.1 Gen 2 and Display Port 1.2. Transfer data at up to 40 Gbps, support high-resolution monitors and power share with external devices. Strengthen your wireless signal wherever you go using Gigabit Wi-Fi with 2×2 MU-MIMO technology.back to menu ↑
MacBook Pro 13 (2020)
The best Apple Laptop 2020.
MacBook Pro elevates the notebook to a whole new level of performance and portability. Wherever your ideas take you, you’ll get there faster than ever with high‑performance processors and memory, advanced graphics, blazing‑fast storage, and more — all in a compact package that weighs just 1.4 kilos.
With up to a 10th-generation quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, the 13-inch MacBook Pro is ready to take on even the toughest tasks. So when you’re powering through pro‑level processing jobs like compiling code, layering multiple tracks in music composition, or encoding video, you’ll get everything done faster.
And for the first time, you can configure 32GB of memory on a 13-inch MacBook Pro — for up to 50 percent faster performance when you’re applying edits to gigapixel images in Photoshop,2 the capacity to load more virtual instruments and incredible fluidity when you’re running multiple virtual machines.
The available 10th-generation Intel processor with powerful new Iris Plus graphics delivers up to 80 percent faster graphics performance than the previous generation.1 That means effortless video editing, faster 3D rendering, and smoother gaming.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro includes a solid-state drive that’s blazing fast, with sequential read speeds up to 3.0GB/s.10 The standard configurations have twice the capacity of the previous generation (256GB, 512GB, or 1TB), and with up to 4TB of storage, you can take all your photos and videos with you no matter where you go. And with the Apple T2 Security Chip, everything is automatically encrypted on the fly.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro is designed to let you do everything faster and more efficiently. The new Magic Keyboard features a refined scissor mechanism with 1 mm of travel, delivering the best typing experience ever on a Mac notebook. A dedicated Escape key allows quick switching between modes and views. The inverted-T arrow keys help you fly through lines of code, spreadsheets, or game environments. The Touch Bar puts powerful shortcuts front and center, and Touch ID provides fast authentication.
The Retina display features bright LED backlighting and delivers deep blacks and bright whites. It supports P3 wide color for even more vibrant greens and reds than with sRGB. And every MacBook Pro features True Tone technology. The white balance automatically adjusts to match the color temperature of the light around you — for a more natural viewing experience. MacBook Pro has a dynamic soundstage that feels and sounds much wider than its physical dimensions imply. Movies are more immersive. Music more room-filling. And three built-in mics form directional beams that capture your voice more clearly for FaceTime calls.back to menu ↑
Asus ZenBook Pro Duo
The best Asus Laptop 2020.
Take your creativity and productivity to the next level with the groundbreaking ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo! Designed to give you the ultimate edge in workflow efficiency, the unique design features a full-width 4K ASUS ScreenPad™ Plus that works seamlessly with the main 4K UHD OLED display. It’s never been this easy to harness your full creative power.
The brand new Celestial Blue color draws its inspiration from the future, and gives ZenBook Pro Duo a sophisticated air of timeless innovation. As befits such a revolutionary concept, it’s also decorated with a unique asymmetric version of the iconic Zen-inspired spun-metal finish: an intriguing design detail that gives ZenBook Pro Duo a totally unmistakable identity. The edges are finished with wide, mirror-finished diamond-cut edges that reflect your surroundings to add a subtle touch of ambient style: in effect, you’re in charge of your laptop’s design.
ASUS ScreenPad™ Plus gives you on-the-go computing like you’ve never experienced before. It’s a full-width 4K secondary touchscreen that works seamlessly with the main 15.6-inch 4K UHD OLED touchscreen, giving you endless ways to optimize and personalize your workflow. A series of handy built-in apps help boost your productivity. Quick Key allows one-tap automation of complex keyboard sequences, and Handwriting lets you input text intuitively.
There are also useful quick controls such as App Switcher, ViewMax and Task Swap for intuitive interactions between the main display and ScreenPad Plus. Task Group lets you lock into work mode by opening multiple tasks with a single touch. And now you can drag apps or in-app toolbars onto ScreenPad Plus to give you more room to work on the main display, wherever you are.
With ZenBook Pro Duo and the bundled stylus — or your favorite active stylus — you can really let your creativity flow. Both multitouch displays support stylus input, but ScreenPad Plus gives you a superbly ergonomic and stable platform for writing or drawing. Take notes, sketch out your ideas, or do precision graphical editing in the most intuitive way ever. There’s also a separate palm rest in the box, which enhances the ErgoLift tilting keyboard design to give you the most comfortable typing experience ever.
ZenBook Pro Duo is incredibly powerful, featuring up to a 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 eight-core processor that’s designed to deliver the ultimate multitasking performance. With its unprecedented 5GHz Turbo Boost frequency, ZenBook Pro Duo can effortlessly handle all the apps on your main screen and ScreenPad™ Plus, for the most fluid cross-screen workflow ever.
For the very best graphics experience, ZenBook Pro Duo uses the latest NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 discrete graphics powered by the NVIDIA Turing™ architecture. The ultrapowerful GPU with the NVIDIA Studio Driver enables you to enjoy the power of real-time ray-tracing and high-resolution video editing for the ultimate visual realism. With ZenBook Pro Duo, your creativity will know no bounds.
The 4K UHD NanoEdge OLED HDR display4 on ZenBook Pro Duo is truly amazing, with a four-sided frameless design featuring ultraslim bezels. The brilliant OLED touchscreen delivers ultra-vivid colors and deep blacks, with a cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 color gamut making it a superb all-rounder for professional work and entertainment. The barely-there bezels increase the screen-to-body ratio to a near-borderless 89%, giving you more screen, and less distraction!
ZenBook Pro Duo features the latest version of the ASUS NumberPad, an LED-illuminated numeric keypad integrated into the touchpad. Tap on the top-right NumberPad icon for one second to switch the function on and off, and tap on the top-left icon to choose one of two brightness levels. Even when the NumberPad is activated, the touchpad can be used for cursor control thanks to its intelligent software.
ZenBook Pro Duo is built for creative professionals, so there’s no compromise on connectivity. A full set of high-performance I/O ports — including the latest Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™ port — give you dongle-free connectivity whatever you’re doing, wherever you are. The latest Intel Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax) takes wireless speeds to the next level, for supersmooth connections to the world.
The ASUS Golden Ear team worked with renowned home and automotive audio experts Harman Kardon to ensure the best audio experience. A tailored mix of superior hardware — including smart amplifier technology that delivers louder sound with no distortion — and finely tuned software gives you sound like no other laptop.
ZenBook Pro Duo meets the ultra-demanding MIL-STD 810G military standard for reliability and durability, undergoing a punishing test regime that includes extended tests for operation in harsh environments including extreme altitudes, temperatures and humidity. It has also passed ASUS internal laptop tests that far exceed the standards set by the industry.back to menu ↑
DELL XPS 13 (2020)
Precision manufacturing: 100% of the enclosure is sculpted by a CNC (computer numerical control) machining process. A high precision, machine-milled aluminum chassis creates an elegant design with high build quality that’s stronger and stiffer than magnesium or plastic.
he stunning 4-sided InfinityEdge display enables us to bring a 6.8% larger 16:10 display to the 13-inch, all in a 2% smaller size than before, delivering a 91.5% screen to body ratio.
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Guaranteed power: With 10th Gen InteI® Core™ mobile processors, it’s now possible to enjoy incredibly immersive entertainment on a remarkably thin and light laptop. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor-powered systems featuring the latest Intel® Iris® Plus graphics take a huge leap forward in gaming, streaming and creativity, pushing a smoother, more detailed and more vivid experience than ever before on highly portable devices
Display like no other: Take full advantage of HDR content’s superior dynamic range with Dolby Vision™, which can deliver colors never before seen on SDR PC displays. Dolby Vision™ content can deliver highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are up to 10 times darker. Plus, the stunning VESA certified DisplayHDR 400 display on the optional 4K+ panel enables over 16 million colors that have more depth and dimension than ever before
Seamless PC/smartphone integration: Access multiple devices without dividing your attention—Dell Mobile Connect pairs your iOS or Android smartphone with your laptop.
Limit disruptions: With Dell Mobile Connect, you can make calls, send texts, get notifications and even mirror your phone onto your PC to interact with all your favoriteback to menu ↑
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