Top Laptops for the Productivity-Focused User

Top Laptops for the Productivity-Focused User

When you think of your computer, productivity suites naturally come to mind. Entertainment is fine, but you have practical needs too.

Your options 5 top results, ranging in price from ∼ US$820 to US$1219, with accessories.

  • #1, Laptops ($825 - $1375)
    MSI Alpha 15 Gaming Laptop Guillaume's pick; 20 times!

    MSI Alpha 15 Gaming Laptop from US$9404% cheaper than usual
    ~$1219 with accessories

    This laptop aims to deliver satisfying gaming performance at a reasonable price, and it's worth a look if you need a gaming PC that can be set anywhere. You wil... Read More about the A3DDK-012CA

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price4.5/5
    Power3.5/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability1/5
    Autonomy0/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck4/5
    Versatility for the Price4.5/5
    Power3.5/5
    Storage3/5
    Portability2/5
    Autonomy0/5

    by Large Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage3.5/5
    Portability1.5/5
    Autonomy0/5

    performance in Texts & Numbers

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Word 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Excel 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
    Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 5500M
    Memory: 16.00 GB
    Storage: 512.00 GB
    Screen Size: 15.6"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 35.76 x 24.79 x 2.74 cm
    Weight: 2.300 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. ×
  • #2, Laptops ($825 - $1375)
    Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop

    Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop from US$900;
    ~$1200 with accessories

    If you need a computer to work from home but can't dedicate space for it, this laptop is capable of handling advanced productivity tasks and can be stashed away... Read More about the ni173793_sb_h032e

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power3/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy2/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power3/5
    Storage3/5
    Portability2/5
    Autonomy2/5

    by Large Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power2/5
    Storage3.5/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy3/5

    performance in Texts & Numbers

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Word 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Excel 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i7-1065G7
    Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics
    Memory: 16.00 GB
    Storage: 512.00 GB
    Screen Size: 17.3"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 41.54 x 27.92 x 2.50 cm
    Weight: 2.790 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. ×
  • #1, Laptops ($525 - $825)
    Asus Vivobook Flip 2-in-1 Laptop

    Asus Vivobook Flip 2-in-1 Laptop from US$63024%, Best price yet!
    ~$820 with accessories

    This versatile PC achieves a nice balance of portability and speed in addition to the ability to fold over itself for those times where you do not need the keyb... Read More about the TP412FA-XB56T

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck4.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability4/5
    Autonomy2.5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage3/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy2/5

    by Portable Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price4.5/5
    Power3/5
    Storage4.5/5
    Portability1.5/5
    Autonomy1.5/5

    performance in Texts & Numbers

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Word 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Excel 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i5-10210U
    Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 512.00 GB
    Screen Size: 14"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 32.77 x 22.61 x 1.78 cm
    Weight: 1.490 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 Microsoft site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • #4, Laptops ($825 - $1375)
    Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop

    Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop from US$740;
    ~$1000 with accessories

    If you need a computer to work from home but can't dedicate space for it, this laptop is boots up quickly and is capable of handling advanced productivity tasks... Read More about the ni173793_sb_h034e

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck4/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy1.5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck3/5
    Versatility for the Price2.5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage3/5
    Portability2/5
    Autonomy1.5/5

    by Large Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3.5/5
    Power2/5
    Storage3.5/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy2.5/5

    performance in Texts & Numbers

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Word 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Excel 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i5-1035G1
    Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 512.00 GB
    Screen Size: 17.3"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 41.54 x 27.92 x 2.50 cm
    Weight: 2.790 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. ×
  • #5, Laptops ($825 - $1375)
    Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop

    Dell Inspiron 17 3000 Laptop from US$860;
    ~$1150 with accessories

    If you need a computer to work from home but can't dedicate space for it, this laptop is capable of handling very demanding productivity tasks and can be conven... Read More about the ni173793_h037e

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck4/5
    Versatility for the Price2/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy2/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck3/5
    Versatility for the Price2/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage3/5
    Portability2/5
    Autonomy2/5

    by Large Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3/5
    Power2/5
    Storage3.5/5
    Portability0.5/5
    Autonomy3/5

    performance in Texts & Numbers

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Word 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft Excel 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.

    performance in Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

    5/5
    Exceeds recommended specs, fit for hardcore users.
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Core i7-1065G7
    Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 512.00 GB
    Screen Size: 17.3"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 41.54 x 27.92 x 2.50 cm
    Weight: 2.790 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. ×

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