Top Laptops for the Aspiring Creative

Top Laptops for the Aspiring Creative

You express yourself through your use of the computer but you don't specialize in anything specific. Here's for those who craft graphics, video, and/or audio, depending on the situation.

Your options 5 top results, ranging in price from ∼ US$0 to US$920, with accessories.

  • #1, Laptops ($700 - $875)
    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop

    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop from US$5804%, Best price yet!
    ~$720 with accessories

    This Laptop excels at cost-effective productivity while remaining relatively easy to carry. It even has a few attractive features, such as Gigabit-capable WiFi... Read More about the ni155000t_sb_5015e

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power3/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability3/5
    Autonomy4/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck4/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage2/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy3.5/5

    by Large Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power2/5
    Storage1.5/5
    Portability5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    performance in Video Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Music Production

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Photo Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Drawing and Illustrations

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i5-1135G7
    Graphics: Intel Iris Xe Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 256.00 GB
    Screen Size: 15.6"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 35.61 x 23.45 x 1.79 cm
    Weight: 1.714 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Dell (Canada) site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • #2, Laptops ($700 - $875)
    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop

    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop from US$680;
    ~$0 with accessories

    This Laptop excels with even the most hardcore productivity tasks while remaining relatively easy to carry. It even has a few attractive features, such as Gigab... Read More about the ni155000t_sb_5013dbe

    Device Ratings

    performance in Video Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Music Production

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Photo Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Drawing and Illustrations

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i7-1165G7
    Graphics: Intel Iris Xe Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 256.00 GB
    Screen Size: 15.6"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 35.61 x 23.45 x 1.79 cm
    Weight: 1.714 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Dell (Canada) site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • #3, Laptops ($700 - $875)
    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop

    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop from US$580;
    ~$720 with accessories

    This Laptop is an excellent solution for cost-effective productivity. And while it's not the most powerful or most versatile out there, it makes a compelling op... Read More about the ni155000t_5019pe

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability3/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power1.5/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by Large Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power1/5
    Storage0/5
    Portability5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    performance in Video Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Music Production

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Photo Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Drawing and Illustrations

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i3-1115G4
    Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 128.00 GB
    Screen Size: 15.6"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 35.61 x 23.45 x 1.79 cm
    Weight: 1.714 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Dell (Canada) site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • #2, Laptops ($875 - $1075)
    HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop

    HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop from US$7405%, Best price yet!
    ~$920 with accessories

    This versatile 2-in-1 laptop comes with a stylus for note-taking and even drawing (although I'm not sure how it would compare to a Cintiq).

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power3.5/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy4/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck3/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power3.5/5
    Storage2/5
    Portability4/5
    Autonomy4/5

    by Portable Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power5/5
    Storage2.5/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    performance in Video Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Music Production

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Photo Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Drawing and Illustrations

    4.5/5
    This should run nicely
    Specs
    Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
    Graphics: AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 256.00 GB
    Screen Size: 13.3"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 30.65 x 19.46 x 1.64 cm
    Weight: 1.320 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the retailer's site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • #5, Laptops ($875 - $1075)
    Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14-inch 2-in-1 Laptop

    Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14-inch 2-in-1 Laptop from US$740;
    ~$920 with accessories

    This versatile convertible Laptop is well-suited for everyday productivity tasks, with the attractive option to fold into a tablet for those times where a keybo... Read More about the 82HS000DCF

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck4/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power3/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability3/5
    Autonomy3.5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck3/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power3/5
    Storage3.5/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy3.5/5

    by Portable Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck4/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power4/5
    Storage4.5/5
    Portability1/5
    Autonomy3.5/5

    performance in Video Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Music Production

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Photo Editing

    3/5
    Meets recommended specs

    performance in Drawing and Illustrations

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i5-1135G7
    Graphics: Intel Iris Xe Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 512.00 GB
    Screen Size: 14"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 32.15 x 21.75 x 2.04 cm
    Weight: 1.500 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Best Buy site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×

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