What are the best Core i5 Laptops?

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    #1MacBook Pro

    MacBook Pro

    MacBook Pro is the latest ultimate pro notebook with 15.4-inch LED-backlit Retina display, Touch Bar and Touch ID, and can even last up to 10 hours of battery life. It also now boasts eye-opening graphics performance. 

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    William Murphy
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "A powerful laptop for on the go processing power. My Mac offers me the power of a desktop and lets me travel and work simultaneously. The display is high resolution, the cpu is fast and responsive for editing, plenty of RAM and HDD space, which is also upgradeable later on if you so choose. The only thing lacking would be the GPU, which is decent middle of the line, which is fine since most people don't game on them anyway."
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    #2Lenovo ThinkPad T460s

    Lenovo ThinkPad T460s

    This sturdy and portable laptop suitable for business and development boasts the latest processing power; MILSPEC-tested durability; effortless manageability; and all-day battery life.

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    Teresa Reid
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "If you are in need of a Core i5 laptop, you should consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T460s as it is a study and an amazingly portable laptop that is suitable for anything. It has the latest processing power and is highly durable as well as having a long-lasting battery life. The keyboard functionality is also amazing and most importantly water and shockproof as well. "
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    #3Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition

    Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition

    Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black Edition features a 17.3-inch 1920x1080 FHD display. It has an Intel Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and NVIDIA GTX 1060 graphics card, 16GB of RAM, and an SSD (256GB) and HDD (1TB) storage combo.

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    Sarah Walters
    Written on November 9, 2017
    "My daughter was looking for a good laptop to run video games. Her current laptop was just too slow and would tend to heat up when she was running video-intensive games. She saved up and purchased this computer, and everything works a lot better - no overheating anymore and the games run great."
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    #4ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA

    ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA

    The ASUS Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX490UA-XS74-BL 14" features a 1920x1080 FHD display, an Intel Core i7-8550U Processor, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB NVMe SSD storage. Additionally, it has 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB-C.

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    Paul Kelly
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "This laptop is exceptional. The extra security of a one-touch login and fingerprint sensor will make you feel secure while the Intel Core processor will run the computer at really fast speeds. I would however like to have a bigger GB memory and GB ram. Overall a great computer."
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    #5Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-58WW

    Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-58WW

    Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-58WW is a 13.3-inch laptop with 256 GB SDD. This runs with Intel i5-8250U processor Quad-core 1.60 GHz and features 8GB RAM. This runs with Windows 10 Home.

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    Salvador Domínguez
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "I wanted an i5 powered laptop, because I thought the 3 was too under-powered and the 7 was too much for what I use it for. This Acer does the job, and I never have had any problems with the processor. I sometimes play medium-resolution games, and I even software edit occasionally. The only thing I don't like about this laptop is the screen that bends back. It's just not a feature that I like or use very often."
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    #6Fujitsu Lifebook T938

    Fujitsu Lifebook T938

    Fujitsu Lifebook T938 is a 13.3-inch swivel convertible tablet laptop PC which features pen, touch and keyboard support, 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processor, and 4 GB DDR4 RAM.

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    $1399

    Rosa María Morán
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "This is a nice, fast laptop/tablet. Easy to use on the go or at home"
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    #7Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-85DC

    Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-85DC

    Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-85DC is a 13.3-inch laptop with 256 GB SDD. This runs with Intel i7-8550U processor Quad-core 1.80 GHz and features 8GB DDR4 SDRAM. This runs with Windows 10 Home.

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    Timothy White
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "Absolutely love my Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-85DC! I have no desire to buy another laptop brand ever again. This laptop runs well and has a sleek design. "
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    #8Dell Latitude 3480

    Dell Latitude 3480

    Dell Latitude 3480 is a 4GB 14-inch laptop with Intel Core i5 processor and Windows 10 operating system. It can last up to 13.5 hours of battery life with 42WH. 

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    Michelle Dean
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "I needed a simple laptop to take with me to school and this gets the job done. The laptop stays charged all day without having to plug it in once. It feels really sturdy that it will last for many, many years. The power of the laptop was really good and I'm amazed at how well it works and how smooth the display is."
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    #9Google Pixelbook GA00123-US

    Google Pixelbook GA00123-US

    Google Pixelbook GA00123-US  is the first laptop with the built-in Google Assistant with 7th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. 

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    Ryan Bennett
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "The best laptop with Intel Core i5 is the Google Pixelbook GA00123-US. It's the first laptop with built in Google Assistant, and has 8GB RAM and 256GB storage."
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    #10Fujitsu Stylistic Q738

    Fujitsu Stylistic Q738

    Fujitsu Stylistic Q738 is a 13-3-inch hybrid laptop-tablet PC which features 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-8350U Processor,up to 3.6 GHz, 256 GB1, M.2 SATA SSD, Intel® UHD 620 shared graphics.

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    $1349

    Michelle Webb
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "I wanted to get a good deal on a core i5 laptop. The Fujitsu Stylistic Q738 is a hybrid laptop-tablet that can handle business or pleasure."
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    #11Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370

    Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370

    Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370 is a 13.3-inch laptop which features Intel Core i5-7200U Processor 3MB Cache, up to 3.1Ghz, OS Windows 10 Home 64, 256 GB Solid State Drive, 4GB DDR4-2133 SODIMM.

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    Henry Gray
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "After comparing all of the Core i5 laptops I could round up, I went with the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370. I am very pleased with almost everything about this little powerhouse except for one thing. Battery life. I know that working while not plugged in isn't going to be as great as I thought it would be, but literally the thing dies within an hour. Maybe it some settings."
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    #12ASUS ZenBook UX303UA

    ASUS ZenBook UX303UA

    ASUS ZenBook UX303UA is a 13.3-inch FHD touchscreen laptop with Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD which runs with the Windows 10 operating system. It also has a USB 3.0, HDMI and Bluetooth connectivity. 

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    Samuel Ryan
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "Something I've learned about laptops is that the processor or memory does not affect the display rendering power as much as the video card does, and this laptop does not have a high performance video card, closer to low medium performance. It's expensive enough so that you could find a better quality laptop with a better video card, but other than that issue the processor and amount of memory is standard for what is expected of modern laptops. Not too bad, not too good but could definitely do better for the price if you just look around."
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    #13Fujitsu Stylistic Q737

    Fujitsu Stylistic Q737

    Fujitsu Stylistic Q737 is a 13.3-inch hybrid tablet laptop PC which features Intel® Core™ i5-7200U Processor, 3MB up to 3.5 GHz, hard drive 128 GB1, M.2 SATA SSD, system memory 8 GB.

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    Michelle Parker
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "This is an ok alternative for wacom's pen tablet, but still highly priced. It's nice how the pen (wacom EMR) and keyboard carry the legacy among the other model. it's important to note that you don't get the cursor where the pen tip touches experience because there is a huge air gap on the glass. Major setback and for the looks of it, Fujitsu doesn't fix this issue as new models come out. "
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    #14Dell Latitude E6330

    Dell Latitude E6330

    Dell Latitude E6330 is a 13-inch Notebook PC with Intel Core i5-3320M, 8GB, and 320GB DVDRW supported by Windows 10 Professional operating system. This 13.3" LED display laptop has a 2.6 GHz CPU processor.

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    Sarah Long
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "Dell Latitude is a nice 13-inch laptop. While it is not one of the thinnest notebooks you can find in the Dell line, it is a solid laptop and one you can count on to be reliable."

Summary

Best What are the best Core i5 Laptops
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1MacBook ProElectronics 8 Paid
2Lenovo ThinkPad T460sElectronics 4 Paid
3Acer Aspire V17 Nitro Black EditionElectronics 3 Paid
4ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UAElectronics 1 Paid
5Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-58WWElectronics 0 Paid
6Fujitsu Lifebook T938Electronics 0 Paid
7Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-85DCElectronics 0 Paid
8Dell Latitude 3480Electronics 0 Paid
9Google Pixelbook GA00123-USElectronics 0 Paid
10Fujitsu Stylistic Q738Electronics 0 Paid
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