What are the best laptops for students?

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    #1Lenovo Yoga 920

    Lenovo Yoga 920

    The Lenovo Yoga 920 is a convertible PC laptop with Windows Ink technology incorporated in a 1080p resolution screen. It features Windows 10, 360º flip-and-fold design, 265Gb of SSD internal storage and UHD graphics. 

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    Craig Cole
    Written on February 3, 2018
    "I got this when I started school and it hasnt let me down. I love that you can flip it 360 degrees and it does everything a student needs it to do."
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    #2ASUS CC302CA-DHM4

    ASUS CC302CA-DHM4
    ASUS CC302CA-DHM4 is thin, sleek and lightweight. This Chromebook will allow you to shift to tablet mode from tablet stand with Intel Core processor and the 4GB RAM, you will be able to perform most basic computing procedures. 



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    Kevin Simmons
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "chromebooks are cheap and perfect for a school student. they are just enough computer for word processing and checking all your social media. "
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    #3HP Envy 13

    HP Envy 13

    This laptop counts with an immersive 8 million pixel display and an aluminum chassis for a design is all about high-end style. It combines elegance and efficiency with a 13.3" or 17.3" diagonal display and a full-size keyboard.

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    Kelly Brown
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "I am a student and i can say that this is the best Laptop that i could have used, its simple to use, good design, and has all the ultimate features that a person needs from a laptop."
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    #4MacBook Air (13.3")

    MacBook Air (13.3")

    The Apple MacBook Air is a light and powerful 13.3-Inch laptop equipped with the 1.4 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 processor, Intel HD graphics 5000 and OS X Mavericks operative system. It offers you up to 12 hours of battery life.

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    $999.99

    Danielle Duncan
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "General laptop. Small and lightweight. Good for traveling and for integration with school system apps."
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    #5HP Pavilion 15-cc020nr

    HP Pavilion 15-cc020nr
    The HP Pavilion 15-cc020nr is a versatile laptop for every-day users. It is powered with a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, has a long battery life and includes USB 3.1 ports. Available with touch and non-touch display.
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    Tang Jiang
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "HP Pavilion 15-cc020nr is just not a good laptop. It is already outdated and for $700 you could get far more for your money. I couldn't in good conscience recommend this too anyone."
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    #6Acer Aspire 3 15.6" HD Notebook

    Acer Aspire 3 15.6" HD Notebook

    The Acer Aspire 3 Notebook has a great 15.6” HD screen, beautiful design, built-in WiFi, and reliable performance. It’s a good laptop for personal use because it covers all the computer essentials the average user requires.

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    Arjun Bose
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "This notebook is a masterpiece of technology, i love it, it has all the features i need and it has a very fair price for the value that you get ."
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    #7Dell Latitude D630

    Dell Latitude D630

    The Dell Latitude D630 is a Windows XP optimized computer that features Intel Core Duo 2.2Gz processor, 160GB of internal storage, Wi-Fi, 2GB of RAM and DVD-RW optical unit

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    Kenneth Morgan
    Written on January 30, 2018
    "This laptop is very inexpensive, though also quite old, so I imagine this would not be the best choice for a student. I would rather see highly rated modern laptop options instead of this older model."
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    #8HP Pavilion 15-cb079nr

    HP Pavilion 15-cb079nr
    The HP Pavilion 15-cb079nr is a powerful gaming laptop with advanced features, including a 7tH Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. It has a long battery life and a FHD display with IPS for high-resolution performance.
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    Paul Mendoza
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "Picked this up for school work, the price was pretty high honestly, I think it's more for gaming and less for study. I don't really understand all the specs but I do at least know it works for what I need it to do. Hopefully the price being this steep means it'll last me a few years. Other than that it's compact and light, easy to take to class."
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    #9Acer CB5-132T-C1LK

    Acer CB5-132T-C1LK

    The Acer CB5-132T-C1LK is a versatile laptop designed to meet different functions: it is a great tablet for gaming and a useful notebook for working. With an 11.6-Inch HD Touch and an Intel Celeron N3150 Quad-Core Processor, it is the ideal device for those who love practically!

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    Pablo Huerta
    Written on January 31, 2018
    "I love this Chromebook. It combines the best features of a tablet with the typing ease of a full keyboard. Great battery life, and all the functionality I need. And for kicking back, watching a movie in "tent" mode is an unexpected bonus...most excellent! "
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    #10Acer 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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    Aarav Balasubramanium
    Written on May 11, 2018
    " long battery life "
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    #11ASUS ZenBook UX330UA

    ASUS ZenBook UX330UA

    The Asus ZenBook UX330UA is a 13.3-inch laptop equipped with a 2.5 GHz Core i5 7200U processor. It has an 8GB DDR3 RAM and a 256GB Solid State Drive. The Asus ZenBook UX330UA includes an Intel HD Graphics 520 and runs on Windows 10.

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    Bruce Guerrero
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Great laptop for the student always on the go. Slim and lightweight, but also very functional. Great battery life and storage capacity!"
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    #12Dell i7559-763BLK

    Dell i7559-763BLK
    Dell i7559-763BLK is a laptop specially designed for gaming and entertainment. It features multi-tasking 6Th Generation Intel i5 Quad-Core processors and NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M graphics, as well as a thermal cooling design to allow you to play for hours.
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    Johnny Hanson
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "Not a bad system, it's a little dated in it's specs but spot on for the price. Most of my games are a couple years old anyway so it has no trouble playing them. A great all around system for other students that want to game on occasion as well."
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    #13Samsung Chromebook XE513C24-K01US

    Samsung Chromebook XE513C24-K01US
    Samsung Chromebook XE513C24-K01US is a laptop computer equipped with a 12.3-inch touchscreen powered by 2.0GHz hexa-core processor, 4GB RAM, and 32GB hard drive capacity.
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    Sandra Olivares
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "I'm typing this review on a Samsung Chromebook and you can't beat this model for price and power! As always, Samsung brings a product to the market that is affordable, durable, and top of the line. It's practical for students and portable."
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    #14ASUS Chromebook C202SA

    ASUS Chromebook C202SA

    The ASUS Chromebook C202SA is an 11.6-inch laptop with 4 GB RAM, 16 GB EMMC storage, and Intel Celeron N3060 processor 1.6 GHz. This laptop runs on Windows 10 operating system.

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    Harry Chapman
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "My daughter needed a laptop to do her school work. I thought about getting the expensive and powerful MacBook Pro and the Air versions of it, but was surprised when she told me she wanted an ASUS Chromebook. Her friends had apparently had this nice little laptop and so she was following their trend. No problems here. The ASUS Chromebook C202SA was the laptop she wanted and the one I got for her. It's pretty inexpensive and for what you get I think it's a pretty good package. This laptop is nice and compact. Ultra light in my opinion too which makes it suitable for her to carry to school. It comes with an Intel Celeron but for what she's using it for it does an admiral job. I was thinking of getting one for myself too since my old Dell is on it's last legs."
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    #15HP Pavilion Power 15

    HP Pavilion Power 15
    The HP Pavilion Power 15 is a CUK-upgraded laptop for many purposes. It has an i7-7700HQ processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050. It has 1 USB 3.1 Type-C port, and 3 USB 3.1 ports. It has 15.6" Full HD display and a battery that lasts up to 10 hours.

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    Louis Alvarado
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "Winter break has been over for a few weeks now. When i was home my school laptop had a spill. Sadly i couldn't recover it. I got CUK HP Pavilion 15 Power Gaming Notebook Its about as much as a desktop but with the ability to carry around. It has 32gb of ram, blows my mind. It also comes with a nice entry level GPU that will allow me to play games as well finishing up some school work."
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    #16HP Stream 14-ax010nr

    HP Stream 14-ax010nr
    The HP Stream 14-ax010nr is an ultra-portable device with a colorful design built for those who love the comfort and the practicality! It has an Intel Celeron N3060 dual-core Processor, 4GB of memory, and comes with Windows 10.


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    Raymond Weaver
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "This is a fine budget laptop for students. Perfectly adequate for word processing and browsing. It's very lightweight and has a great keyboard. Unfortunately it comes with many programs that I didn't need and the speakers and webcam are very sub par. Hard to beat for the price however. "
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    #17ASUS VivoBook F556UA-AB32

    ASUS VivoBook F556UA-AB32

    ASUS F556UA-AB32 is a 15.6-inch full HD laptop with Core i3, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD and Windows 10 operating system. It has an HDMI/D-SUB/USB Type C, 802.11a/c WiFi connectivity, and SD Card Reader. 

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    Joe Miller
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "This laptop was fine but more than a bit slow until I added more ram. I would definitely rate this one higher if it had a decent amount of ram for the price but honestly 4GB is nowhere near enough nowadays. Otherwise it's great, the screen is wonderful and it's well built."
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    #18Dell XPS 13-9343

    Dell XPS 13-9343

    This is the smallest 13-inch on the planet and counts with the world’s first InfinityEdge display. The XPS 13 Developer Edition combines the performance and mobility of the XPS 13 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to create a client-to-cloud solution for developers.

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    Paul Lawrence
    Written on January 24, 2018
    "I checked this out because it came with Ubuntu. Sure, Unity's made it crap, but it's not hard to get XFCE installed. But, 13 inches? In this post Weinstein world, I won't take the easy jokes, but seriously, it's just not big enough."

Summary

Best What are the best laptops for students
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Lenovo Yoga 920Electronics 26 Paid
2ASUS CC302CA-DHM4Electronics 21 Paid
3HP Envy 13Electronics 20 Paid
4MacBook Air (13.3")Electronics 18 Paid
5HP Pavilion 15-cc020nrElectronics 17 Paid
6Acer Aspire 3 15.6" HD NotebookElectronics 13 Paid
7Dell Latitude D630Electronics 10 Paid
8HP Pavilion 15-cb079nrElectronics 8 Paid
9Acer CB5-132T-C1LKElectronics 7 Paid
10Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4Electronics 4 Paid
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