What are the best laptops for photo editing?

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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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    Ronald James
    Written on February 5, 2019
    "My photographer friends have been using MacBook Pro whenever they edit photos. Before I was only using a Dell laptop but i changed into a MacBook Pro. I bought the latest MacBook Pro with 15 inch retina display that has a sharp and vibrant color so i can see the real color of my photographes especially when i edit RAW photos. "
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    #2Microsoft Surface Book 2

    Microsoft Surface Book 2

    The Microsoft Surface Book 2 features an Intel Core i7, 16Gb of RAM and an SDD 512 GB. It has a 13.3-inch 3000x2000 PixelSense touchscreen display. It is equipped with a Nvidia GTX 1050 graphics card and up to 17 hours of video playback.

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    $1499- Varies by model

    Fernando Cázares
    Written on February 5, 2019
    "The best thing about the Microsoft Surface Book 2 is that it is a 2-in-1 laptop which means aside from being a laptop you can also use it as a tablet. And i have read too that it has the most accurate screen of any Windows laptop. And i agree with that after i bought this since i really checked out physical stores of laptops. "
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    #3Dell XPS 15

    Dell XPS 15

    Dell XPS 15 is a high-performance touchscreen laptop with a 15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD display. It has an i7 Intel Core, with a 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD memory. It is equipped with a 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics.

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    Zhao Song
    Written on February 5, 2019
    "If you are a serious photographer like me who is looking for the best laptops for photo editing then you might as well check out the Dell XPS 15. I use this laptop for photo editing because it has sRGB color gamut and reaches a blinding 447 nits of brightness. Aside from that ut has enough power to run photo editing software even if you don't plug it."
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    #4HP Spectre x360

    HP Spectre x360
    The HP Spectre x360 is an excellent 2-in-1 laptop with long battery life and an amazing display. It's very slim and lightweight, which makes it perfect for people that use their laptop on-the-go.
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    Sharon Lane
    Written on February 5, 2019
    "If you are looking for a laptop which you can bring anywhere, in short, a portable laptop that can be used for photo editing then the HP Spectre x360 is for you. It is really very portable and has a nifty tablet conversion. But the downside though is that you'll have a small screen for Photoshop or other software whenver you edit photos. "
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    #5HP Zbook Studio x360 G5

    HP Zbook Studio x360 G5

    HP Zbook Studio x360 G5 is a laptop with a 15.6-inch Full HD touch display. It has an 8th generation Intel Core with an 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD storage. It also has a 4GB Quadro dedicated GPU. It can be converted into a tablet with its 360-degree hinges.

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    Omar de la Torre
    Written on February 5, 2019
    "4K DISPLAY IN A LAPTOP!!! THAT'S JUST WOW! It extremely detailed and has vibrant color. It is really an excellent laptop option for photo editors like me who need the most powerful setup when they run demanding photo editor software such as Photoshop and Lightroom. "
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    #6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

    The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon features a gorgeous 14-inch screen, 512 GB SSD, 16Gb of RAM and Intel Core i7-6600U processor. It comes with preloaded Windows 7, with the possibility of upload to Windows 10. 

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    Samantha Rios
    Written on February 5, 2019
    "Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a great choice of laptop for photo editing for on-the-go photographers. I have this myself as I am always editing photos when I am on a photo shoot. You can run Photoshop without any problem on this laptop eh. "
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    #7Huawei MateBook X Pro

    Huawei MateBook X Pro

    Huawie Matebook X Pro is a high-performance laptop with an Intel quad-core processor. It has  an 8GB RAM with a 256GB storage. It is equipped with a 2GB dedicated GPU NVIDIA GeForce MX150. It also has a 13.9-inch touchscreen display.

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    $1909.74

    Albert Hansen
    Written on February 5, 2019
    "TBH i was really in doubt when a friend of mine recommended this to me to buy even though he claimed that it is one of the best laptops of 2019. Well i was having second thoughts because Huawei is really known for smartphones not laptops. But when i read reviews for this i found so many positive reviews i got sold to buy this instead. SO yeah i highly suggest that this is indeed one of the best laptops for photo editing. "
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    #8LG GRAM 14Z980-A.AAS7U1

    LG GRAM 14Z980-A.AAS7U1

    LG GRAM 14Z980-A.AAS7U1 is a 14-Inch laptop manufactured by LG as part of the Gram Series. It has an Intel Core i7 processor, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD and Windows 10 operating system.

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    Timothy Myers
    Written on February 5, 2019
    "Because i am an travel photographer i need a laptop which is a lightweight so i purchase this one. One because it is extremely light and slim and even has a good screen. I can almost compare it to a MacBook Pro but then MacBook Pro will still be the best. If you are just after the weight then get this then"

Summary

Best What are the best laptops for photo editing
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1MacBook ProElectronics 19 Paid
2Microsoft Surface Book 2Electronics 11 Paid
3Dell XPS 15Electronics 10 Paid
4HP Spectre x360Electronics 3 Paid
5HP Zbook Studio x360 G5Electronics 2 Paid
6Lenovo ThinkPad X1 CarbonElectronics 2 Paid
7Huawei MateBook X ProElectronics 2 Paid
8LG GRAM 14Z980-A.AAS7U1Electronics 1 Paid
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