Typically working on the go and often remotely, freelancers depend on staying up to date with latest technology. In fact many freelancers today can do their job with just the use of phone and a laptop. Here we take a look at the best laptops on the market for freelancers today, taking into account everything a freelancer would need including performance, weight, size, memory and overall aesthetics. So whether you are looking for entry level laptops or the best money can buy, Brookson’s top 10 should have something for you.
Top 10 Laptops For Freelancers
1. HP 255 G4 – (Best Budget Buy)
The 255 G4 is HP’s entry level business range laptop, should you be looking for a straight forward reliable laptop. Its price is its main selling point however at under £200, making it very affordable for freelancer just starting out and those on a budget or possibly needing a backup laptop.
With its powerful core i7 processor this laptop is able to handle all your office tasks and with 16GB of RAM these task can all be easily done at once, while maintaining a smooth performance. This computer won’t disappoint when it comes to strenuous tasks.
This laptop comes with 4G connectivity, meaning if you are a travelling business, you can have access to the internet 24/7. In addition with its 11 hour battery life you can ensure it will last for those long journeys, without the hassle of having to charge it again. Perfect for the freelancer on the go.
This laptop also comes with 4G connectivity, meaning if you are a travelling business, you can have access to the internet 24/7. Also it has the feature of the swappable battery; therefore there is no need to worry about charging it for long periods of time, as all it takes is a quick switch of the battery. Some really good features for a mid-priced laptop.
Installed is a core i7 processor, meaning this laptop can handle all of your office tasks in a quick and smooth fashion. With it comes a large 15.6 display, which can be used to see great detail in tasks like photo editing. This laptop would be great for creative professionals.
6. Apple MacBook Pro
This laptop has an exceptional battery life, meaning it is great for those who spend long sessions of time at a laptop. Included is a quick quad core i7 processor, meaning tasks are completed in a quick and smooth fashion. One of the more expensive laptops on the market but well worth the purchase.
With a massive 32GB of RAM installed you are able to run hundreds of tasks at once, without affecting the laptops performance, making it very convenient for heavy users, who like to get everything done at once. Freelancers that need to carry out tasks such as video rendering and large scale edits on the go would benefit from this product.
With its large 17.3 inch display it can be used to see great detail in tasks like photo editing. It also comes with a core i7 processor for quick, smooth tasks but also an NVidia GeForce GT 650M graphics card, which greatly enhances the images on the screen. Perfect for those doing tasks like animation.
The excellent processor, video card and display provide a top quality office experience on the road. This laptop is one of the best for performance business laptops on the market and would appeal to a broad range of freelancers.
The surface pro 4 can turn from a laptop to a tablet, to suit the environment you are in, while still fully running on your desktop software. This is fast becoming the laptop of choice for professionals in and out of client meetings with its versatility and light weight feel.
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