Laptops of 2018

The overall best laptops of 2018; Top 5 in the market

The first quarter of 2018 is gradually rounding up, we’re March already. This year actually looks like a great year for laptops and its good you take on this opportunity and get yourself a premium new chassis Laptop at a relatively cheap amount.

If you’re already looking to get a new laptop for yourself or business then you are definitely in the right place. In this article, we’ll be listing out the best amazing laptops so far this year.

We understand that picking the best laptop that is suitable for your job, home or personal use is not an easy task, so, we came up with this list to help as a guide to purchasing a new ultra-modern laptop with the latest technology features. You may love to read our previous article on the Top Tech Gadgets of 2018.

Laptops of 2018

Microsoft Surface Laptop ($800.00)

Microsoft Surface Laptop

The Microsoft surface laptop is a premium laptop packed with best of Microsoft packages and softwares. It comes with an enhanced signature keyboard, very portable and light.; this Laptop fits into your bag easily.

With a stunning vibrant 13.5″ PixelSense Display in an edge-to-edge screen – ultra-thin bezel, images on this PC will appear crystal-clear, stunning and 100% natural. A strong battery powers the laptop, its estimated up time is about 14.5 hours.

Features

  • 7th generation Intel Core i5 processor
  • Ultra-thin, lightweight and with an elegant design
  • Luxurious Alcantara fabric-covered keyboard

Specs:

OS Windows 10
Screen and Display 13.5” screen (PixelSense Display)
Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI)
Aspect ratio 3:2
3.4 million pixels
Surface Pen⁴ enabled
4K UHD
Processor 7th Gen. Intel Core m3, i5 or i7
Ram 4GB, 8GB, 16GB
Onboard Storage Capacity 128GB / 256GB / 512GB or 1TB SSD
Graphics Intel HD Graphics / Intel Iris Plus Graphics640
Ports USB 3.0, 3.5mm Headset jack, mini DisplayPort, Surface Connect
Wireless Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0 LE
Battery life Up to 14.5
Material Aluminum
Sensors Ambient light sensor

 

Dell XPS 13 ($999.99 – $1, 900.00)

Dell XPS 13

Here comes the world-class 13-inch laptop with captivating Dell Cinema and next-gen InfinityEdge display. This laptop is packed with an Intel Quad Core processor (8th Gen) and flaunts a super-classic body aesthetics.

Inside the hood lies a 4GB of RAM, 228GB/256GB/512GB PCIe SSD, and an Intel Ultra HD Graphics card. Dell XPS 13 runs on Microsoft’s latest OS – Windows 10 and is powered by a strong long lasting battery.

Features

  • 13-inch screen display size
  • 8th Generation Intel Quad-core processor.
  • Memory bank (1TB)
  • Battery lasts up to 19 hours

Specs:

OS Windows 10 (64 bits)
Screen and Display 13.3” screen (InfinityEdge display)
Processor 8th Gen.Intel Core i5-8250U (6M Cache, 3.4 GHz)
RAM 4GB, 8GB, 16GB
Storage 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB SSD
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 620
Ports USB-C 3.1, card reader, 3.5mm jack, Noble lock slot
Wireless Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0
Battery life 52WHr – up to 19 hours

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ($1, 519.00)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Although very expensive, this is the best laptop of the moment. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 carbon offers seamless responsiveness merged with an elegant design. This laptop PC flaunts an eye-catching design, ultra-slim body build and it is durable (great value for your money).

Powered by a strong battery with up to 15 hours run time alongside RapidCharge technology, ThinkPad X1 carbon will keep you on-track for a very long time. Furthermore, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon comes with strong security features and weighs just 2.5LBS.
Features
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 8th gen. Intel Quad-Core processor
  • ThinkShutter
  • Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilities

Specs

OS Windows 10 home (64 bits)
Screen and Display 14-inch screen ( WQHD, HDR)
2560 * 1440 IPS glossy with Dolby Vision, 500 nits
Processor 8th Gen.Intel Core i7-8650U with vPro (8MB cache, 1.9GHz, 4.2GHz with Turbo Boost)
Security FIDO – Fast Identity Online authentication capabilities
dTPM 2.0
Fingerprint reader
Windows Hello with facial recognition software (requires IR camera)
ThinkShutter
Kensington lock slot
Memory 16GB RAM
Storage 1TB PCIe SSD
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 620
Ports USB 3.1 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3, HDMI, Headphone / microphone combo jack, MicroSD card reader, Ethernet Extension Connector
Wireless Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1
Battery life 57 Whr (Li-Ion) with RapidCharge technology

ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH55 ($750.00)

ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH55If you are looking for an ultra-slim, lightweight laptop then you have got what you’re searching for. Asus Zenbook UX330-AH55 is a perfect budget Laptop for an upgrade in 2018; it is faster than its predecessors and counterparts, coupled with a strong powerhouse for all day usage.
This laptop comes with the latest Intel processor  – 8th Gen. Core i5 and a solid and efficient 256GB SSD. Designed for perfection, Zenbook UX330 boosts of a stunning Full HD Display (1920×1080 pixel)
Features:

  • Extensive connectivity
  • Sleek and lightweight 2.6lbs
  • Aluminum body
  • Inbuilt fingerprint reader

Specs

OS Windows 10 Pro (64 bits)
Screen and Display 13.3-inch screen
16:9 aspect ratio
Processor Intel Core i7 8550U/7500U/6500U Processor,
Security BIOS Booting User Password Protection
TPM (Trusted Platform Module)
USB Security Lock Cable Solution
Memory 16 GB SDRAM
Storage 512GB SATA3 M.2 SSD
Keyboard Illuminated Chiclet Keyboard
Graphics Integrated Intel HD Graphics 520
Wireless 802.11ac Wi-Fi
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1
Battery life 57 Whrs Polymer Battery – Up to 12 Hours

Apple MacBook Pro ($1, 600.00)

Apple Macbook Pro

Here comes the latest and powerful laptop of the year! – Apple MacBook Pro is a sturdy and elegant looking Laptop with the latest technology features. It packs a 3.1GHz dual-core i5 processor and features a super-colorful screen display resolution, it also features a touch bar.
Features
  • LED-backlit display with IPS technology
  • Dual-core Intel Core i5 (2.3GHz)
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
OS macOS High Sierra
Screen and Display 13-inch screen
Processor Intel Core i5
Memory 8GB RAM
Storage 128GB/256GB/512GB
Keyboard Full-size backlit keyboard
Graphics Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Wireless 802.11ac Wi-Fi
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2
Battery life 57 Whrs Li-Po battery – Up to 10 Hours

Wrap Up:

Here are the latest superior best laptops so far this year (2018). However, you can also checkout these top 10 best mini laptops of 2018. They are all available for purchase at various online stores – preferably amazon and AliExpress.
If you are stuck or confused on which laptop you should go for, drop a comment below and we’ll help you out. We will also be pleased to hear your reviews or opinions if you’ve ever used any of these Laptops.

This list will be updated monthly, stay in touch with us.

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