Best laptops with a 17-inch display

By Swapnil Mathur | Published on 26 Jul 2020
Best laptops with a 17-inch display

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Laptops have grown into many different sizes and form-factors, but a large screen always has its benefits. While gamers get to enjoy the stunning visuals of their games on a larger screen, people who have to deal with large data sets also benefit from having more visible to them at a time. Laptops with 17-inch displays are also beneficial for content creators, so if you’re out looking for one, here are a few solid choices for you on Amazon.

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-51

Acer’s Nitro series is extremely popular amongst gamers, and the 17-inch IPS LCD variant is perfect for anyone who needs a larger screen. Games definitely look better on a bigger screen, and driving all that visual goodness is a 9th generation Intel Core i5 processor paired with an Nvidia GTX 1650. The IPS-LCD means you get good viewing angles and colour accuracy as well. The Acer Nitro 5 actually makes for a great choice for anyone who needs a large-screen laptop, irrespective of the specific use-case

LG Gram 17

LG’s Gram series has been immensely popular with people who wanted ultra-light laptops. However, the perception for light laptop seems to be that they’re also small. LG breaks that misconception with the 17-inch LG Gram, which weighs only 1.3kg but packs a legitimate 17-inch display. Additionally, you also get 1440p resolution, which at this screen size, is incredibly useful. The laptop also packs an Intel Core i7 processor, a 512GB SSD and 8 gigs of RAM to take care of all your day-to-day tasks.


Serious gamers who want a larger screen to enjoy their games on can definitely turn to the HP Omen X. The Omen X comes with an Intel Core i7 processor and a factory overclocked Nvidia GTX 1080. The flagship card from the 10-series. There’s also 32GB of memory onboard which makes this laptop a total beast for content creation. The 17-inch display is big, but that’s not its only strong suit. Its also got a fast refresh rate and supports G-Sync, making it ideal for gamers. The HPO Omen X really does provide for both gamers and content creators alike.


The Asus TUF Gaming FX705 is an AMD Ryzen powered gaming laptop, packing the Radeon RX 560X discrete graphics. There is a 512GB SSD onboard alongside 8GB of DDR4 memory, which is user-upgradeable. The 17-inch display used is the IPS type and the whole laptop has an overall thickness of just 1.02 inches. The keyboard on this laptop has red backlighting. The laptop is a great choice for beginner gamers or even content creators.

Swapnil Mathur

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