What are the best laptops for developer to run apps coding?

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    #1Acer Aspire E 15 E5-576G-81GD

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-576G-81GD

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-576G-81GD is a fully-equipped laptop by Acer. It features Full HD screen, Intel Core i7-8550U, 8GB of RAM, 256Gb SSD, a powerful battery with up to 15 hours and Windows 10 Home. 

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    George Obrien
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "Perfect for dedicated coding and not much else, if that's what you're looking for. Graphics card is dedicated so don't expect much use in 3d applications. For strictly coding a much cheaper ThinkPad would probably be a much better value. Screen is very crisp and detailed. "
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    #2Dell XPS 15

    Dell XPS 15
    Dell XPS9560-5000SLV-PUS is a powerful gaming laptop equipped with a 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ Quad Core processor and NVIDIA GTX 1050 graphics. It features an UltraSharp 4K Ultra HD touch display that lets you interact naturally with the device.
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    Aaron Bell
    Written on May 13, 2018
    " This laptop has 32 GB (If you buy extra memory). There have been some reports of problems with the WiFi card. (spotty reception and if you try to replace card it struggles). Maybe wait on this one."
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    #3ASUS Zenbook UX360CA-UBM1T

    ASUS Zenbook UX360CA-UBM1T
    The ASUS ZenBook UX360CA-UBM1T features a 360º rotating touchscreen that will allow you to have both a laptop and a tablet in the same device. Among many other features, you will be able to enjoy Cortana, voice included. 




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    Robert Myers
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "I do a lot of programming for my day job and so I wanted to get a "desktop replacement" type of laptop that I could code on the go so to speak. For the most part, I really enjoy ASUS products and so I decided to try the ASUS Zenbook UX360CA-UBM1T. Now, as a laptop for purely doing work this one is quite decent. It runs everything I need (e.g. programming IDEs, compilers etc.) without issue. If I had any complaints I'd say that they keyboard could be somewhat better and preferably backlit. It has a nice rotatable touchscreen but I really don't use it all that often as my work doesn't require me to. I don't really think you can go wrong with this laptop given the price point."
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    #4ASUS K501UW-AB78

    ASUS K501UW-AB78

    ASUS K501UW-AB78 is laptop powered by an i7 Intel Core processor, this all-around laptop is so powerful you will be able to play your favorite video games with it. Featuring an enhanced connectivity system, thanks to its robust cooling system.

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    Rosario Trejo
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "ASUS laptops are great! I love mine"
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    #5Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4
    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4 is a powerful laptop for every-day users. It is powered by a 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7200U processor and a long battery life up to 12 hours. Its NVIDIA GeForce graphics are ideal for movies and games.
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    Jessica Jackson
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "This is a nice upper-end laptop with crisp graphics and powerful processor. The long battery life and large memory space would be ideal for a developer doing apps coding."
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    #6Asus ZenBook Pro UX501VW-US71

    Asus ZenBook Pro UX501VW-US71

    The Asus ZenBook Pro UX501VW-US71 is a versatile laptop for everyday tasks and gaming equipped with the most advanced features. It has an Intel Skylake Core i7-6700 processor, NVIDIA graphics and a 4K touchscreen, as well as USB 3.1 ports.

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    Billy Bowman
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I do a lot of coding and needed a cheap laptop for this. I was going through different sites checking reviews and prices. I came across the ZenBook Pro and it's so amazing. It has great specs and basically runs everything I throw at it. It's perfect. I would highly recommend it. "
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    #7HP Envy 13-ab016nr

    HP Envy 13-ab016nr

    The HP ENVY 13t is a 13.3-inch laptop computer equipped with a 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-7200U processor. It has an 8GB DDR3 SDRAM, a 256GB flash memory solid-state drive, and an integrated graphics co-processor.

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    Parakram Sengupta
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "This HP laptop is barely decent in my honest opinion. I am really not a fan of the low processing speed as it's the biggest decider as to whether or not your system will be fast or slow when doing certain tasks on the computer. The lower the processing speed the worse your performance so buyers need to be wary."
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    #8HP Notebook 15-ay011nr

    HP Notebook 15-ay011nr

    The HP Pavilion 15.6-inch from 2018 is one of the newest laptops for all-day-uses that features a 1080p screen resolution, Intel Core i7 Processor, 1 TB internal storage and all the expected connectivity of a high-end computer. 

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    Tejas Mehta
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "So far this computer has far exceeded my expectations for the price. I don't do any online gaming, but it handles Skyrim on full HD without a single problem. Like most laptops, I'm not overly impressed with the speakers, but seeing as that's my only complaint, this thing definitely deserves five stars. "
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    #9Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM

    Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM is a 15.6-inch full high-definition notebook by Acer. This notebook runs in the Intel Core i3-7100U processor 7th generation. The internal hard drive is 1TB, and this runs in Windows 10 Home OS.

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    Alexander Richardson
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "I've recently begun dual booting both Ubuntu, and Windows on my Aspire. It shipped with windows, and I formatted it in favor of Ubuntu for my Dev work. Then I took on some new work involving windows, and decided to dual boot. This machine handles both flawlessly, and seems to have a great balance of features...because I haven't even come close to thinking of a replacement for it!"
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    #10Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001

    Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001

    The Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001 is a laptop computer equipped with a 2.6GHz Apple A4 processor. It has a 4GB RAM, a 128GB flash memory solid-state hard drive, an Intel Graphics co-processor, and runs on Windows 10 Professional.

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    Jessica Santos
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This surfacepro was on the low end for specs and you can choose it with much more storage and ram if your needs are different from mine. I found that this unit lags a little more than I would like but is ample for basic daly needs. I know my friend does drafting and has higher specs and hers is much more fluid. if you need more specs on board there are tons of options and the quality and workmanship is great with a sleek design."
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    #11Samsung NP110S1K-K01US

    Samsung NP110S1K-K01US

    Samsung NP110S1K-K01US is a lightwight and durable notebook laptop that features a 128GB solid-state drive. This 11.6-inch slim laptop has a Windows 10 operating system.

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    Melissa Tran
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "This laptop isn't great if you need to use it a lot - heavy usage and lots of apps is going to slow it down. There isn't as much ram as in other comparable laptops, but it is lightweight. If you want a laptop to carry around and work anywhere it is a good one for that as long as you aren't expecting too much heavy use or memory-heavy use cases. Aside from that though if you are looking to use this laptop for lighter things such as just internet surfing or paper writing it is a pretty good one and you can't go wrong with samsung."

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Best What are the best laptops for developer to run apps coding
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Acer Aspire E 15 E5-576G-81GDElectronics 17 Paid
2Dell XPS 15Electronics 13 Paid
3ASUS Zenbook UX360CA-UBM1TElectronics 10 Paid
4ASUS K501UW-AB78Electronics 10 Paid
5Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4Electronics 7 Paid
6Asus ZenBook Pro UX501VW-US71Electronics 4 Paid
7HP Envy 13-ab016nrElectronics 4 Paid
8HP Notebook 15-ay011nrElectronics 3 Paid
9Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BMElectronics 2 Paid
10Microsoft Surface Pro FJR-00001Electronics 2 Paid
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