If you want to start blogging or move your blogging career to the next level, the first thing to think of is your platform. As blogging is one of the laptop lifestyle careers, so your laptop is one of the most important weapons you should have. Having a poor laptop will be one of your limitations, you will spend most of your time surfing the web, writing on word processing applications, editing images and maybe do basic video editing. So, your platform should support all these tasks.
You should pick one of the best laptops for bloggers to make your life easier.
The laptops I will suggest here are based on needs I faced in my blogging journey. Needs could change from one to another, but I will target the most common needs and the best picks for them.
Most of these laptops have high performance specifications, and enough storage too. So, they will do great job for you.
Now, let’s move to our list!
10 Best Laptops for Bloggers in 2018
1 – 2018 TOSHIBA Tecra 15.6″ HD Business Laptop (Model: A50-02H01S)
This one I had here is really powerful machine.
Beside the nice style it came with, this laptop is equipped with 7th Gen Intel Core i7 -7500U Processor (2.70 GHz), , 8GB DDR4 (up to 16GB), 15.6 inches HD backlight display, 256GB M.2 Solid State Hard Disk, Intel HD Graphics 620 built-in card, and 4-cell lithium-ion battery. Also you will find the built-in camera and microphone.
With the specifications mentioned above your blogging and vlogging tasks will become a piece of cake.
You needn’t to pay for Windows 10 Pro operating system, it is already installed!
Ports you will find: 1 HDMI port, 2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, 1 VGA, 1 Headphone output/Microphone input combo, Gigabit LAN and WLAN
Smart technology for smart business. Right?
2 – 2018 Lenovo Business Laptop PC 15.6″ (Model: T8TJG)
Lenovo has done a great job recently for those who want to get high specifications for less money. Having this laptop will enable you to use its 8th generation i5-8250U Quad-Core Processor, 12GB DDR4 RAM (works great for our basic multi-tasking), and 1TB Hard Disk. All these great things strongly make it a big candidate to being the best laptop for bloggers, especially those of the intermediate and advanced levels.
You will also enjoy the experience of its Stunning Anti-Glare HD 15.6” touch Screen and the Doubly Audio.
As a blogger, we need to attend some events and demonstrate some ideas on big screens (Data show is rarely used now), and this implies the existence of the HDMI output port, no worries, Lenovo didn’t miss it. It is there in this laptop.
Windows 10 is included with this laptop.
3 – ASUS VivoBook (F510UA)
If you want to get elegant 15.6” laptop in a frame of 14”, The NanoEdge technology did it for you. Asus VivoBook (F510UA) brought to you a full-size 15.6” FHD WideView display into a 14-inch laptop frame.
The laptop is thin and lighter, it just weights 3.7 lbs, amazing! Isn’t?
It is the perfect combination of the performance and the function. The exceptional performance is due to its 8th Gen Intel Corei5 processor (6M Cache, Turbo up to 3.4GHz) and 8 GB DDR4 Ram, and Intel UHD 620 graphics. ASUS Tru2Life Video technology makes any video a different visual experience.
Furthermore, you needn’t to login every time you power on your laptop. The fingerprint sensor, made your life easier.
4 – HP Pavilion 15
Your search for a reliable laptop will end here, using this laptop you will be able to run multiple programs while browsing the internet at the same time. Pavilion 15 is armed with Intel Core i5-6200U processor and 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM.
Bloggers sit in front of their laptops for very long time, so they deserve very nice watching experience, which is met here with the SVA Brightview WLED-backlit Display.
The long-lasting battery is one of the great things you will like as a blogger in this laptop. The laptop is not a laptop if you will look always for a power source to recharge your battery.
Genuine Microsoft Windows 10 Home is included.
5 – Dell Inspiron 15.6-inch HD Touchscreen Laptop PC (i3567-5664BLK-PUS)
You should seriously consider this machine. The Inspiron series is one of the popular great things that Dell produced. With it Dell challenged Toshiba with confidence. Robust stuffs, nice designs, and high specifications.
Actually, this laptop has a corei5, 7th Gen. Dual-Core mobile processor and Intel HD Graphics 620, yet other specifications are super high. 2 Terabyte Hard Disk, with which you will not need the external HD to store your huge files. Its RAM is 8 GB too, so no multitasking worries. You will also have 15.6″ HD 1366×768 touch screen, and an HD built-in CAM.
The ports as the most laptops reviewed here include: 1 HDMI, 2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, Headphone/Microphone port, and the media reader.
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6 – HP 15 Series
This is considered a budget laptop, you will get an HP 15.6 laptop with LED screen of 1366 x 768 resolution. As you get what you pay, you will get the AMD A6-9220 2.5 GHz Dual-Core processor, but it will work great as your needs are not that high processing needs. You find the 8 GB RAM too, and the super-fast SSD 256 GB storage.
Ports are the ordinary standards of the laptops nowadays, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, HDMI, Headphone, Microphone, and Media. Except that it has no VGA port.
15.6 Full HD (1920×1080), IPS Multi-Touch screen. LED Backlight, and built-in Intel HD 505 Graphics card. You will get Intel Quad Core N4200 to 2.5 GHz. This laptop also has 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM.
32 GB SSD storage. Storage is low? This one is cloud based device, so you will have free Google Drive storage. No CD or DVD drive, honestly I didn’t use one for a very long time now, everything is movable via external hard disk, or downloaded from the internet.
This machine comes with Google Chrome system. Once you connect to the web, it will download all the available updates.
8 – Acer Aspire E 15
Acer did a great job with this laptop, the Aspire E 15 is the perfect fit for the bloggers. 8th Generation Corei3 processor up to 3.4 GHz. 15.6 crystal clear FHD widescreen LED-lit Display. 1 TB HD, and 6 GB Dual Channel RAM. Want more? You will get Windows 10 Home edition included with this laptop.
You wouldn’t believe the big surprise, the battery life is up to 13.5 hrs.
Some reviewers just suggested to add SSD Storage and reinstalling the system to delete the Acer-ware in order to make this machine super-fast.
Still, the provided product is considered a great value for your money. As this great laptop’s price is under 400$. It will fit the bloggers’ everyday computing needs.
Another chrome based laptop by ASUS, with 11.6” screen, Intel Dual-Core Apollo Lake N3350 processor, Intel HD Graphics 500, and the 4 GB LPDDR4, this laptop will start in seconds and last for the whole day (its battery lasts for 12 hrs).
As most of the Chromebook laptops, you will have small flash storage (32 GB here), and 100 GB on Google Drive storage to ensure that your data is stored online.
As this laptop runs on Chrome OS, you will be able to access the huge Google app store.
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Another cloud-based machine from Acer. With 15.6” Full HD Widescreen LED-backlit Display, with Google Chrome OS. The laptop is equipped with Intel Celeron Dual-Core 3205U 1.5 GHz Processor. It has 32 GB SSD storage, 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM, and SD card reader.
As mentioned above, this is a cloud-based machine, so you have to use Google apps for opening and editing your files, you wouldn’t be able to use windows OS applications.
The battery lasts up to 9 hrs. The whole laptop weights 4.8 lb, not that heavy, right?
Another Dell Inspiron product, with this 2 in 1 convertible touch-screen laptop, the user experience is moved to another level. It has 500 GB storage, and 4 GB of RAM memory, and four Pentium processors of 1.6 GHz. It has Intel HD graphics card which is built-in.
Windows 10 is included with this laptop. So, no need to buy it.
The whole product weights 3.09lb, so you easy to put in your back pack to take it with you wherever you go.
And the price is shocking as it is one of these laptops bloggers can buy under 300$.
We came to an end of this post, I tried to collect a variety of options, in terms of performance, size, specifications, and most importantly the price. As I told at the beginning here, these laptops are listed here as the best laptops for bloggers, which means that their specifications might not be perfect for you if you will use them for purposes.
You needn’t also to pay all your budget for the laptop you will have. Believe me, as a blogger you will need to invest your money on other tools too.
Hope you have found what you are looking for here on my blog post. If you have any question, I will be more than happy to see it in the comment box.