7 Best 15-Inch Laptops That Hit the Size Sweet-Spot
Rise of the outsized 15-inch laptops.
edited by Aaron
People say love is important but we think that oxygen is more important. And you know what? The internet is the new oxygen of modern society… Maybe add a laptop to that, and what better laptop to get than a 15-inch laptop? They’re getting prettier, thinner, lighter and more powerful day by day. Here’s a list of 15-inch laptop to get you started!
To play like a pro, you must first own a laptop that’s fit for the pros. We can guarantee you that no laptop is more well-suited for the task than the Acer Helios 300. It comes with a game-changing cooling system – the AeroBlade-3D cooling fans which effectively cool your gaming machine without emitting unbearable noises.
It also comes equipped with the ultra-fast Intel Core i7-7700HQ and when you factor in the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, you have a gaming machine that runs games smoothly. This is even when you set the game in native resolution with the highest detail possible – no slow frame rates whatsoever.
CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor | Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX | Memory: 4 GB DDR4 (FOC) + 4 GB DDR4 SDRAM| Storage:256GB M.2 SSD + 1TB SATA HDD| Screen: 15.6-inch Full HD Display | Weight: 1.7 kg
The Asus Vivobook S15 has 256GB M.2 SSD for instantaneous file transfer and lightning fast boot times –it’s fast. You can see a dramatic shift in terms of speed in everything, be it loading apps or otherwise.
It also comes with a 1 TB SATA HDD, so you can store tons of large files like your favourite film trilogies, video games and music albums – it’s time for a binge-watching session!
CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor | Graphics:NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 with 2 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM | Memory: 4 GB DDR4 RAM| Storage:1TB SATA HDD| Screen: 15.6-inch Full HD Display | Weight: 2.2kg
This laptop from Acer is a well-designed laptop; it is furnished with a plastic case that’s grey and features faux-brushed-metal-deck. All of this gives it an elegant and futuristic look that geeks will come to love.
Not only that, the lid is flexible as well – much more flexible than the base of the laptop. You can open the lid and tilt it to an angle of 150 degrees – with just one hand (super-convenient and easy).
CPU: Intel® Core i5-7200U processor | Graphics:NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX 2GB GDDR5| Memory:4GB DDR4 RAM | Storage:1TB SATA HDD | Screen:15.6″ Full HD Display| Weight: 2.2kg
This Acer laptop is the best 15-inch laptop with a numeric pad. It comes equipped with the Intel Core i5-7200U and 4GB of DDR4 RAM, you won’t have to worry about this laptop freezing when you multitask – perfect for college students or startup founders who constantly have to juggle between tasks.
Another great thing about this laptop is its battery life. At its best, this laptop can last for 9 hours while at its worst, 8 hours. For 15-inch laptops, the battery-life is commendable – more than enough to let you breeze through a day’s work.
5. Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" (2017)
Lightweight and slim 15-inch laptop with best battery life
CPU: 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 Quad-Core | Graphics: AMD Radeon Pro 555 Graphics| Memory:16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3| Storage: 256GB SSD| Screen:15.4-inch 2880 x 1800 Retina Display | Weight: 1.8 kg
The first thing you’ll notice about the Apple MacBook Pro 15.4” is its weight, or the lack of it; it’s as light as a feather. Weighing at only a mere 1.8 kg, you can carry it around in your backpack without feeling the weight crushing down on you – your back will thank you for it.
It’s also slim at 15.5mm. So slim that you won’t believe it packs a 76Wh battery with enough juice to give you 10 hours of productivity! This laptop is the perfect companion for the aspiring technopreneur or digital nomad who has to constantly travel around the world.
What’s impressive about this ultrabook is not its 1.8kg weight nor is it its thickness of 17mm, it is that Dell managed to squeeze in a quad-core CPU, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and a battery that can run for 7 hours.
If that isn’t enough to make you go, “Wow!” then the InfinityEdge Display should. Within its paper-thin bezels stands a 15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD screen that provides stunningly great colour reproduction and colour accuracy. You should definitely grab this laptop if you’re an artist-in-the-making.
The Microsoft Surface Book 2 is the most powerful Surface in the history of Microsoft. It has 4x the processing power and more than 5x the graphics power of the original Surface book – now that’s powerful. As a 2-in-1 laptop, it comes equipped with a touchscreen and the optional Surface Pen, you can ignite your inner passion for art.
It is also very versatile and features four modes. The Laptop Mode for using as a traditional laptop, Tablet Mode when you want to bring it around, Studio Mode when you want to draw random sketches and lastly, the View Mode for those long movie marathons.
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