7 Best Laptops for Entrepreneurs

Laptops are very useful tools, but in case you are an entrepreneur or freelancer they are strictly necessary.

No matter what you’re doing, whether it’s to keep inventories, manage your sales and finances, make designs or develop your programs, manage pages in community manager mode, for anything you can think of, a laptop is indispensable.

Best Laptops for Entrepreneurs
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Why use a laptop for entrepreneurs?

Have you worked with a slow laptop that desperates you with its performance?

A laptop for an entrepreneur can make the difference between being successful or not, the tools are a key point for this.

Technology is very important for the development of your business and especially to lead it to success.

Despite the usefulness of other electronic devices, such as a tablet or cell phone, their functions are usually much more limited than those of a computer, now let’s add to that the comfort, flexibility and independence that a laptop provides.

An oriented entrepreneur laptop is extremely easy to transport, you can work on it from anywhere you are so you do not need to be necessarily in your workplace to perform the duties of your business, enterprise or company.

The great majority of entrepreneurs have recognized the importance of the space that their laptops occupy, the reduced dimensions that they occupy in their work areas giving the possibility of using the remaining space for other functions.

Now that we have made it clear why a laptop for entrepreneurs is possibly the best option for you, it is possible that you are about to buy your first laptop as a work tool and you are confused about which one to buy, debating between brands, features and prices.

So here is a list of the best options on the market, as well as their windows and disadvantages.

Businessman by the window with laptop

Which are the best laptops for entrepreneurs?

To begin with, this will depend on your budget, your needs and those of your venture.

Are you an entrepreneur who works and travel around, or are you all into high performace and your newly created Tech Company requires to be using heavy software that should not stop at any moment?

Reliability is a key point in choosing a laptop as an entrepreneur. Nothing more stressful that a software that is not responding, hence performance, portability and style are important factors when chosing among the laptops for entrepreneurs.

This is why we will give you some options, along with their characteristics.

7 Best Laptops for Entrepreneur

1. Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

This option is available in two different sizes, one with a 13.5-inch screen and the other with a 15-inch screen.

With a Ryzen 7 4980U processor and an elegant aluminum design, it also has a very useful touch screen suitable for designers.

Its screen has integrated graphics of very high level, as for the RAM memory we find a configuration of 16 GB LPDDR4X at 2400 MHz and optionally we will have versions with 8 and up to 32 GB, as well as a battery that gives 10 h of use.

One of its disadvantages may be its weight of 1.5 kg, so it is not one of the lightest models on the market, and although it has a touch screen, it does not include a Surface pen.

There are no expansion options, but with configurations of up to 1 TB and 32 GB is not necessary and has a sparse connectivity as it has few ports (2 USB, a jack and one Surface Connect.

It ranges in price from $1,232 to $2,945, depending on the inches and memory of the model.

2. Macbook Pro 14

Macbook Pro 14

This apple option is one of the most interesting on the market.

Its main advantage is a screen that allows from a simple use, the possibility of using two apps in parallel increasing your productivity, to the plus of an ideal size for editing photos and videos, much appreciated if you are for example a content creator.

It also has three USB-C ports, one HDMI, one for SSD and MagSafe to charge the laptop with magnet technology and prevent accidents. In addition, the implementation of a new M1 Pro chip allows more demanding tasks, in fact a study showed that you can edit videos and photos for hours and the battery remains intact.

Among the disadvantages we can find the weight (1.61 kg), also with the incorporation of the M1 chip is not possible to install windows on the Mac, which is very necessary in cases where, for example, it is necessary to use client apps that are only available in Windows environments.

Finally, the price of this laptop ranges from $2,450 to $3,000.

3. Microsoft Surface Pro 8

Microsoft Surface Pro 8

This time Microsoft has brought a 2 in 1 computer, with the versatility of tablets with the power of laptops.

With a 10.6” screen equipped with Gorilla Glass 2 and a definition of 1366 x 768 pixels, it brings the new Microsoft OS, a storage capacity of 64 GB and 128 GB and a thickness of 13.5mm.

As we said, it is a tablet to which the keyboard is added and allows a support for the device, which is almost vertically supported on a table becoming a laptop.

It costs approximately 1,200 dollars and among its disadvantages we can find that neither the keyboard nor the Pen are included in the price and it does not have USB-A connectors.

4. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 (14’’)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 (14’’)

With this model you can increase your productivity and work whenever you want without sacrificing performance. With a battery life of up to 16 hours, a full HD screen and a light weight of 1.13 kg.

It stands out with excellent performance thanks to its Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor, 8GB memory and a 256 GB SSD hard drive, which will be perfect for the work and multitasking of an entrepreneur.

In addition, due to its metallized design, it has successfully passed durability tests against impacts, water drops and resistance to high and low temperatures. It has USB-C connectors, two USB, HDMI output and a WiFi 6 wireless connection.

It has been designed especially for work thanks to its multiple security enhancements, such as a fingerprint sensor that allows you to turn the laptop on and off and a TPM 2.0 chip that encrypts your personal data and passwords.

As for its disadvantages, we can say that its price of $2600 is quite high and also, in the case of gamers, its graphics card is not really suitable for heavy video games.

5. HP EliteBook 840 G8 - Wolf Pro Security Edition

HP EliteBook 840 G8 - Wolf Pro Security Edition

this HP option is especially targeted (in the company’s own words) for entrepreneurs who must work from different locations and require a powerful, secure and durable laptop that connects easily to maintain their productivity.

Ultralight, thin and easy to carry, it comes with a screen-to-body ratio of 85% and a quiet and comfortable keyboard to work with.

It is also protected by HP Wolf Security; the union of HP Sure Click Pro with HP Sure Sense Pro that provides more complete coverage than standard versions through a 1 or 3 year user license with HP Support.

With Wi-Fi 6, long battery life and a powerful 11th generation Intel Core processor, the device comes with Windows 10 and a free Windows 11 upgrade and is available starting at $1,500.

6. Dell XPS 15

Dell xps 15

If a larger screen is what you need, this 15-inch laptop is especially fast and features a near borderless touchscreen that will make your work easier.

With a 16 GB RAM, a latest-generation Intel Core i7-11800 Tiger Lake- H processor with eight cores, an excellent design with a good choice of ports, long battery life (14 hours at maximum use) and a weight of 1.9 kg.

It has a 45 watt chip that turns out to be an impressive piece of hardware that provides fantastic performance, and with its processor you can handle heavy software such as Photoshop, Pro Tools or CAD, even simultaneously, with other programs open and other tabs in use.

Among its disadvantages it does not have a RJ-45 port for wired internet.

Its price varies between $1,000 and $1,700 depending on the version (with more RAM and ROM) you choose.

7 Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 713

Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 713

The Chromebook are designed only for browsing and office work, in this case Acer goes up a step and addresses those looking for a lightweight, multifunctional laptop that performs well in not too demanding tasks.

With a 13.5-inch IPS touch screen that can be rotated 360 degrees and a 48W battery that provides up to 14 hours of autonomy, metallic look and built in aluminum, a weight of 1.45 kg that makes it a very easy and comfortable laptop to carry.

It has HDMI port, two micro USB- C, a USB 3.0, microSD card slot and audio jack, in addition to a LED light to inform about the charge, battery level and sleep status.

It is equipped with an 8th generation Intel Pentium 6405U processor with 2 cores, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage, thanks to which everything runs smoothly, both the operating system and the browser and Android apps.

Among its disadvantages we can find the sound, the speakers located on the back of the laptop can be uncomfortable in case of using the Chromebook as a laptop, it also lacks some strength. On the other hand, the camera has little sharpness (720p).

Also the fact that Chrome OS, as we have said, will not allow you to do everything you want in terms of programs and applications.

However, it is the most economical of the list, with a price of approximately $ 700.

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