The Best Laptops for 2020

The Best Laptops for 2020

Shopping for a notebook is more than just poring over spec lists. Whether you want a simple budget PC, a productivity workhorse, or a screaming machine for gaming, our guide has the advice you need to find the best laptop to fit your needs.

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50 Comments

  1. abc abc on June 23, 2020 at 7:04 pm

    Waiting for the budget laptops for programmers ! Make it happen.

  2. Ashish Shah on June 23, 2020 at 7:04 pm

    Make a top budget laptops list please. Laptops that are below/around $800 price point.

  3. Dan Zamarripa on June 23, 2020 at 7:04 pm

    Glad im not a gamer!

  4. Anzu Nire on June 23, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    arrow keys are disgusting in the majority of the laptops i hate when they do that

  5. Olakunle Fashanu on June 23, 2020 at 7:06 pm

    You missed the Dell XPS 15 2020

  6. mkhidir93 on June 23, 2020 at 7:06 pm

    I’m too poor for this list 😔

  7. TwCory on June 23, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    Now time to randomly get $1K

  8. Jacob Gonzales on June 23, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    This video has so many flaws lol

  9. Samuzzwal Shrestha on June 23, 2020 at 7:14 pm

    Yoga c940?

  10. David Huff on June 23, 2020 at 7:14 pm

    The new Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 13" has specs that are as good or better than your Acer pick. And at $409 is almost $100 less expensive.

  11. I D Psalm 33 on June 23, 2020 at 7:15 pm

    But can they run crysis

  12. Alvin Z on June 23, 2020 at 7:17 pm

    I’m expecting to buy a new laptop to replace my current, very underspeced one but I’m really torn between some options.

    I have the Vivobook 14 (8th gen i3, 4 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD) right now. I’ll get either HP Envy 13 (2020 model), XPS 13, or something else.

    I use a laptop for college works (an undergraduate computer engineering student), and want a great performing laptop that could last me long, has a great battery life, has great speakers, has a fingerprint scanner, and has a great display.

    Do you guys have any opinions between them? Or do you have another options?

  13. Tibo Lâm on June 23, 2020 at 7:17 pm

    For those looking for a great budget laptop. Lenovo flex 5 seems amazing
    Really good and detailed reviews by @codeHusky btw

  14. Superbustr on June 23, 2020 at 7:19 pm

    As far as I know the Macbook Pro is the only laptop on the market that offers 4 usb c thunderbolt 3 ports which let you transfer at speeds up to 40Gbps. It might not be that useful now but having thunderbolt 3 will increase the lifespan of any computer.

  15. Niketh Venkatesh on June 23, 2020 at 7:21 pm

    how about the surface laptop 3 and spectre x360??

  16. tiktok toyatoya on June 23, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    Inspirons are really cool these days

  17. Timo Scholtens on June 23, 2020 at 7:24 pm

    Kinda dumb the G14 doesn’t have a webcam in the times we live in

  18. sivan ferna on June 23, 2020 at 7:24 pm

    Dell inpspiron, macbook pro, ThinkPad x1 carbon, xps.

  19. Marshall Cohen Carter on June 23, 2020 at 7:24 pm

    the author clearly has a bias towards thin laptops, that wouldve been fine if the video was called best thin laptops so the title is a bit misleading

  20. V on June 23, 2020 at 7:27 pm

    Living under a rock compared to other Youtubers for not having Mag 15 here. The love child of Intel and Eluktronics

  21. altar7 on June 23, 2020 at 7:27 pm

    Has anything innovative happened with laptops in the last decade?

  22. Aye Min Khant on June 23, 2020 at 7:29 pm

    Dell XPS 13 is the best !!

  23. deOn hart on June 23, 2020 at 7:29 pm

    aftershock? eluktonics?

  24. Govind Krishna on June 23, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    no surface???

  25. sjzurek on June 23, 2020 at 7:36 pm

    Never get a Dell with the silver keyboard. I suffered for half a year. Reflection from the screen make the keyboard unreadable. Juggling with backlight helps a little bit, but you will be frustrated. Chose black keyboard. Always!

  26. Seto Danu on June 23, 2020 at 7:37 pm

    I am torn between dell 13 (2020) …. Asus expertbook 139450….and lenovo…yoga S740…..which one do you think is better for now

  27. Anandu Reghu on June 23, 2020 at 7:37 pm

    What about msi?

  28. MrShroombot on June 23, 2020 at 7:38 pm

    That g14 cooks! And that response time! Ouchie! Don’t use the light on the keys.

  29. Obloms on June 23, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    Inspiron 14 is great, however you make no mention that it can only be equipped with 8GB of RAM. XPS can go up to 32GB I believe, or at least 16GB (32GB might be XPS 15 or 17 feature). Since RAM is embedded on the motherboard, you can’t upgrade so if you want your laptop to last for a few years, 16GB is kind of a must now days.

  30. DanielTheHa on June 23, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    Would the Alienware M15 R3 and 2020 Razer Blade 15 also be good computers?

  31. Sebastian Castañeda on June 23, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    Any recommendations about the HP Spectre x360?

  32. Lychee juice 🤘 (Lichi gaming) on June 23, 2020 at 7:43 pm

    Acer swift 3 😃 60k ₹ (650 $) is one of best on build quality and performance (with Amd ryzen 4500u) that beats i7-10th gen both ice lake and the comet lake by having 6 physical cores upto 4GHz along with 3200MHz fast RAM. I have a review on it its beast for all my heavy work on programming.

  33. Crazy misticalbeast on June 23, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    Got the Hp Envy 17t becaused it also included the number pad which is a need, for what I use it for.

  34. Rhino & Birds on June 23, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    So the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 isn’t recommended huh?

  35. Abhishek Kumar on June 23, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    Asus G14
    That’s enough

  36. Noediting on June 23, 2020 at 7:48 pm

    X1 Carbon is still the most practical across overall usability

  37. Abhay on June 23, 2020 at 7:50 pm

    Wtv you say, macbook looks the sexiest

  38. Mohammad Ali on June 23, 2020 at 7:51 pm

    What about galaxy book laptops??

  39. Eddie Hsu on June 23, 2020 at 7:52 pm

    How can you miss the 2020 Razer Blade Stealth 13?? GO CHECK OUT MY UNBOX VIDEO!

  40. Mike Mckay on June 23, 2020 at 7:53 pm

    The Zephyrus is poorly thought out and is DESIGNED to fail

    The screen blocks the exhaust causing it to run MUCH hotter than it should and that heat is NOT going to help the lifespan of the screen flexible ribbon cables or other components in the screen section

    Might seem good NOW, but most other laptops will outlast it by a country mile guaranteed

    But I am sure its engineered to last until JUST after the warranty runs out…..

  41. Wen Ci Chong on June 23, 2020 at 7:53 pm

    How about the Inspiron 15 7000 laptop? Ive been eyeing it for days. Any issues or something i need to know about it ?

  42. Tirth Gala on June 23, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    Laptops best for gaming+coding please

  43. BEJJENKI SRINIVAS on June 23, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    Super

  44. Kyle Joseph Crespo on June 23, 2020 at 7:57 pm

    RIP numpads and 15.6" laptops

  45. Mehdi 4kill on June 23, 2020 at 7:58 pm

    I really like my blade 15

  46. Trương Định Quốc on June 23, 2020 at 7:58 pm

    How about the asus zenbook ?
    I personally think zenbook ryzen is actual one of the best out there for 2020

  47. Clouds on June 23, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    asus zephyrus g14 would of been an immediate purchase if it wasnt for the 40ms response time on the screen causing ghosting.

  48. Anthony on June 23, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    Where is the y740?

  49. drifty Boiii_458 on June 23, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    I’d take that MACBOOK only macs

  50. Yaseen P K on June 23, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    Would you please recommend some budget options

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