Top Picks for the Road Warrior

Top Picks for the Road Warrior

Does the concept of "working at your desk" sounds hypothetical to you? For those who spend the day away from their office, battery autonomy is a huge factor. The following devices are strong enough for you to be productive through the day while requiring little or no stops by the power outlet.

Your options 3 top results, ranging in price from ∼ US$720 to US$920, with accessories.

Let's start with a broad search. The following offer the best value for the lowest price regardless of format preference. As a result, you will most likely see stationary computers down here and maybe a few portable options. You have the option to look for a specific kind of device at the bottom of the page.

  • #1, Laptops ($525 - $725)
    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop

    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop from US$56022%, 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
    Portability3.5/5
    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
    Autonomy4/5

    by Large Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power2.5/5
    Storage1.5/5
    Portability5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    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 i5-1135G7
    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 ($525 - $725)
    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop

    Dell Inspiron 5502 15-inch Laptop from US$560;
    ~$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
    Portability3.5/5
    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
    Storage0.5/5
    Portability5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    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 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. ×
  • #1, Laptops ($725 - $950)
    HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop

    HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop from US$7205%, Best price yet!
    ~$920 with accessories

    This versatile 2-in-1 laptop is a great candidate for productivity on the go, study or even travel.

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power3.5/5
    Storage4/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy4.5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck3.5/5
    Versatility for the Price4/5
    Power3.5/5
    Storage3/5
    Portability4.5/5
    Autonomy4/5

    by Portable Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck5/5
    Versatility for the Price5/5
    Power5/5
    Storage4.5/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy5/5

    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 5 4500U
    Graphics: AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics
    Memory: 8.00 GB
    Storage: 512.00 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 Staples site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×

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