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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!

1. Asus Vivobook S15

Best laptop with SSD

Price from RM3,099.00

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM3,115.00 shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM3,099.00
add_circle Fast overall performance
add_circle Sleek chassis
add_circle Improved ScreenPad 2.0
remove_circle Dull display
remove_circle ScreenPad 2.0 still has quirks

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!

2. Acer Aspire 5

Best budget 15-inch laptop

Price from RM2,509.00

shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM2,509.00 shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM2,509.00
add_circle Solid productivity performance with an inexpensive upside
add_circle A better-than-budget display
add_circle Comfortable keyboard and touchpad
remove_circle Display bezels are still not small enough
remove_circle Smaller than the previous version, but still bulky

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).

3. Dell XPS 15 (9560)

Best 15-inch ultrabook

Price from RM6,999.00

shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM6,999.00
add_circle Nearly bezel-less UHD display with 100% Adobe GRB
add_circle Strong performance
add_circle Large battery
remove_circle Still buggy
remove_circle Fingerprint scanner is hard to see

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor | Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 4GB VRAM| Memory:  16GB DDR4 RAM | Storage: 512GB PCIe Solid State Drive| Screen: 15.6-inch Ultra HD | Weight: 1.8kg

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.

4. Acer Aspire E5-575G-525T

Best laptop with numeric keypad

Price from RM2,330.00

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM2,330.00
add_circle Good productivity and gaming performance
add_circle Long battery life
add_circle USB-C port
remove_circle Dim screen
remove_circle A bit heavier than other 15-inch laptops

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

Price from RM9,599.00

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM9,599.00
add_circle Sleek, travel-friendly design
add_circle Fast overall performance
add_circle Gorgeous Retina display
add_circle Great battery life
remove_circle Frustrating port selection
remove_circle Expensive

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.

6. Acer Predator Helios 300 (PH315-51-75WB)

Best 15-inch gaming laptop with i7 processor

Price from RM4,917.06

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM5,199.00 shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM4,917.06
add_circle Upgraded screen with 144 Hz refresh rate
add_circle Solid performance
add_circle Runs cool and quiet with daily use
remove_circle Runs hot and noisy under load
remove_circle Some arguable design decisions

CPU: Intel® CoreTM i7-7700HQ processor | Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 | Memory:  8GB DDR4 RAM | Storage: 256GB SSD + 1TB SATA HDD | Screen: 15.6″ display | Weight: 2.7 kg

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.

7. Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15-inch)

Best 2-in-1, touchscreen laptop

Price from RM9,699.00

shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM10,449.00 shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM9,699.00
add_circle Great portability
add_circle Sleek built
add_circle Great battery
add_circle Powerful performance
remove_circle Speakers are ok
remove_circle Surface pen (stylus) is not included

CPU: 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U quad-core processor | Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 | Memory:  16GB RAM| Storage: 256GB Solid-state drive (PCIe SSD)| Screen: 15-inch PixelSense Display | Weight: 1.9 kg

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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