With so many different brands available offering unthinkable features, shopping for a laptop could be a pretty daunting task. The zillions of laptops available online or in a store's electronics section are enough to make your head spin. Most people have a general idea of what they want in terms of features or what their laptop should look like but are often intimidated by the choices available. We’ve tried to sort out that difficulty to an extent by presenting the Top 5 Laptops you should consider if you’re really looking at Quality and some advanced features.
Apple Macbook Pro
It was a tough call between Apple’s Macbook Pro and Air; it was between getting good computing power or getting compact and light weight machine. So we decided to opt for Pro on technicality, for now, for the average person looking to replace an everyday laptop as it is still a bit more of a value. The 13-, 15-, and 17-inch Pros contain State-of-the-art quad-core and dual-core Intel processors delivering up to 2x faster performance. New graphics processors on the 15- and 17-inch models are up to 3 xs faster than before.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro still comes with a 1280 x 800 resolution display. The 15-inch model offers a 1440 x 900 resolution display and the 17-inch offers 1920 x 1200 resolution display.
New Thunderbolt technology lets you transfer files at lightning speeds. And with the new built-in FaceTime HD camera, you can make astonishingly crisp HD video calls.
It’s an Apple product, so doesn’t really require an introduction or description, you’re sure to get a beautiful experience.
Sony Vaio VPCCB15FG
Offered in vibrant colors, this laptop from Sony is the best choice for home entertainment. Its unique look and host of features suffices your multimedia requirements. Sony Vaio VPCCB15FG with its plastic build, full HD screen, distinctive design, backlit keyboard and ‘Quick Web Access’ turns up to be a distinguishing powerhouse device for the entertainment lovers as well.
That the laptop delivers on the performance, and the price tag on this unit is not that high. So you should definitely check this one out.
The Asus N53SV signals the first wave of powerful all-purpose laptops based on Intel's latest Sandy Bridge processors. The Asus N53SV is a 15-inch home entertainment laptop claiming to deliver superior audio performance.
Some of its notable features are-
- Sleek, clean look
- Latest-gen CPU, Graphics
- Instant-ON operating system
- Very good performance
- Optimus automatic graphics switch.
Definitely consider it if you can't wait for mainstream laptops featuring AMD Fusion chips.
Dell XPS 15
The XPS 15 (model L502X) is a solid addition to Dell's line of consumer laptops with a little added oomph in performance.
The laptop is a completely redesigned multimedia notebook from Dell. Sporting a JBL sound-system with subwoofer, NVIDIA GT420M dedicated graphics, and an Intel Core i5 processor, this system is designed with performance and entertainment in mind. Although Dell also promotes the XPS line for its design, this notebook is also serviceable than just being chic.
It combines some amazing features of powerful hardware along with features like 1920×1080 screen, quality onboard sound and face detection thus lending it a unique experience.
Overall, the Dell XPS 15 L502X does a very good job with multimedia, and a fair to middling one with everything else.
HP Envy 17
The HP Envy 17 offers powerful performance, top-notch audio, Intel Core i7 processor, long battery life and a full 1080p display in a stylish package. Watching movies on the HP Envy 17's 17.3-inch HD Radiance 1920 x 1080p display is a blast.
While it won't satisfy hardcore gamers, the HP Envy 17 is a great choice for shoppers looking for a big-screen multimedia machine.
And just when you think it couldn't get any sweeter, HP throws in an Adobe software package and a Blu-ray DVD burner. So consider this one worth including in your shopping list.