It is imperative to determine the right equipment to prompt productivity even when working from home. And while desktops are still the ideal choice when setting up a decent home office, a significant chunk of the workforce population opt for laptops instead, mainly for its on par performance with traditional desktops, alongside the added perks of practicality and mobility.
That being said, it is also important to note the important criteria when choosing the perfect laptop for every unique remote work requirement. To give you a general overview, SM Cyberzone has compiled a shortlist of the latest and most reliable laptops that are perfect for today’s WFH needs.
MacBook Pro 16-inch Retina Display
Even for its base model, the MacBook Pro’s boasts higher performance, thanks to its 16GB-worth of RAM paired with Intel Core i9 Processor (which is configurable up to 8 cores) to withstand multiple tasks – from a simple word processing up to the most demanding of tasks such as video rendering, audio layering, or compiling and running test codes.
The laptop’s 16-inch Retina Display provides unparalleled visual precision for immersive, on-detail imagery which makes this laptop a popular choice among graphic designers, visualizers, video editors, photography experts, and power users.
Dell XPS 15 Laptop
For non-Mac users, this Windows 10-run laptop proves solid and is nothing short of power with its 16GB DDR4 Dual Channel SDRAM, paired with 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor that is configurable up to 8 cores. Its 512GB PCIe 3x4SSD internal storage provides ample space for safekeeping important documents, projects, presentations, and other large files.
Its 15.6-inch 4-sided InfinityEdge touchscreen display with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 offers larger, more vibrant visuals, with 100% Adobe RGB color coverage to emphasize true-to-life color accuracy, especially when working on visual-heavy projects that require attention to details.
Asus VivoBook 15 X505
The Asus VivoBook 15 X505 complements the work-life balance of those modern-day telecommuters (AKA WFH) who lives by the adage, “work hard, play harder”. That said, this laptop is configured specifically to address the needs of power users catering to business and leisure usage. It is armed with the latest generation of Ryzen 7 Processor, AMD Radeon Vega¹⁰ Graphics Processor and 16GB DD4 RAM to ensure stable computing tasks when juggling multiple projects from one application after another.
Meanwhile, the VivoBook 15’s dual-storage design offers 256GB worth of SSD storage, plus 1TB HDD to store more files in large batches. This lets users the freedom to organize files such as photos, videos, movies, documents, etc., on one end; and install games or applications on the other without having to manually go through the hassles of creating partitions, themselves.
HP EliteBook x360 830 G8
Perfect for WFH staples, digital nomads, and remote workers that are always on the move, this Windows 10-powered hybrid device is upgraded with 11th Generation Intel Core i5 Processor, backed by Intel Iris XE Integrated Graphics, 8GB to 16GB DDR4 SDRAM, and internal storage starting at 128GB that can be configured up to 2TB PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive. This fuels the laptop enough power to accomplish heavy computing tasks, with leeway for users to enjoy a handful of game titles at a comfortable frame rate.
Encased in a military-tested aluminum casing, this convertible’s 13.3-inch BrightView touchscreen is also armored with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for extra protection from wear-&-tear, especially when frequently switching from laptop to tablet mode. military MIL-STD-810H
Acer Aspire 5
Lightweight form factor with heavyweight functionality. For a laptop that weighs only at 1.7kg, the Acer Aspire 5 packs enough power with up to 24GB worth of RAM with a choice of either and Intel Core or AMD Processor to meet every unique and demanding multitasking needs. This workhorse of a laptop is geared with up to 1TB fast-loading M.2 PCIe SSD and up to 2tb of HDD for storing heavy files such as reports, presentations, pitch decks, and raw files.
The Aspire 5 is also equipped with a 15.6-inch 1920×1080 FHD IPS display powered by Acer Color Intelligence to deliver color-rich sharp imagery, complemented by Acer True Harmony for enhanced, well-balanced sound quality. For added AI assistance, the Aspire 5 is specifically designed and certified to work with Microsoft’s Cortana for added AI assistance.
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