Best Laptops for Video Editing (2022)

By Yetnesh Dubey | Price Updated 26-Apr-2022

With the recent rise of content creators, laptops have become the primary tool for video editing. Nowadays, one can easily find multiple laptops capable of offering great video editing capabilities. These laptops often come with a powerful processor, preferably an Octa-core capable of handling a multi-threaded workload. Furthermore, such a laptop also needs a dedicated GPU and a fast SSD. It’d also be preferable if such a laptop comes with a colour accurate display as well. With that said, here are some of the best laptops for video editing.

List of Best Laptops for Video Editing (Jun 2022)

Product Name Seller Price
Apple MacBook Air M1 Tatacliq ₹ 88,255
ASUS ProArt StudioBook 16 N/A ₹ 0
Lenovo Legion 5 Pro Croma ₹ 139,649
ASUS Vivobook Pro 14X Amazon ₹ 94,990
Apple MacBook Pro M1 Flipkart ₹ 259,900
ASUS VivoBook Ultra Flipkart ₹ 63,990

1. APPLE MACBOOK AIR M1

  • MacOS 10.14 Mojave OS
  • 13.3" (2560 x 1600) Display
  • 8-core CPU | NA Processor
  • 256 GB SSD/8 GB DDR4 Memory

If you’re looking for a good laptop for video editing on a budget then the Apple MacBook Air M1 is one of the best devices you can buy. Powered by the super efficient and powerful Mac M1 chip, the MacBook Air can easily edit and render 4k footage without breaking a sweat. The best part is that you can configure your Apple MacBook Air M1 with as much memory and SSD storage as you need before you decide to buy it. The laptop itself comes in a very sleek form factor thus making it easy to carry around.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:8-core CPU processor
Display:13.3″ (2560 x 1600) screen
OS:MacOS 10.14 Mojave
Memory:8 GB DDR4 RAM & 256 GB SSD
Graphics Processor: Apple 7-core Graphics card
Body:32.4 x 7.3 x 23.1 mm dimension & 2.08 kg weight

2. ASUS PROART STUDIOBOOK 16

  • Windows 10 Home OS
  • 16" (3840 x 2400) Display
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9-5900HX | 4.6 GHz Processor
  • 1 TB SSD/16 GB DDR4 Memory

ASUS is an innovation powerhouse and the ProArt StudioBook 16 proves it. Every bit of the laptop is designed to handle productivity tasks ranging from its colour accurate 4k OLED display to its splendid collection of I/O ports which makes transferring files from every type of device super convenient. The laptop is powered by an AMD Ryzen 9 5000 series Octa Core CPU and an RTX 3000 series GPU resulting in serious video and photo editing performance. The laptop also comes with a superfast SSD allowing you to easily access and load files. The ASUS ProArt StudioBook 16 also comes with a physical dial which allows you to access the menu and submenu within different creative suite apps easily.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:AMD Ryzen™ 9-5900HX 8 core processor with 4.6 GHz clock speed
Display:16″ (3840 x 2400) screen
OS:Windows 10 Home
Memory:16 GB DDR4 RAM & 1 TB SSD
Graphics Processor: NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ 3070 Graphics card
Body:36.20 x 26.40 x 1.99 mm dimension & 2.40 kg weight

3. LENOVO LEGION 5 PRO

  • Windows 10 OS
  • 16" (2560 x 1600) Display
  • 5th Gen AMD Ryzen 7 - 5800H | 3.2 GHz Processor
  • 1 TB SSD/16 GB DDR4 Memory

Can a gaming laptop be a good laptop for video editing in budget? The answer is Yes! The Lenovo Legion 5 Pro is one of gaming laptops with a colour accurate QHD high refresh rate display which you can use for professional video and photo editing. Additionally, the Lenovo Legion 5 Pro also packs in a powerful AMD Ryzen 7 5000 series CPU and an RTX 3060 GPU to deliver splendid performance in productivity tasks as well as gaming. The laptop comes with a superfast SSD and great thermal performance so you can work faster and for longer without any issues.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:5th Gen AMD Ryzen 7 - 5800H 8 core processor with 3.2 GHz clock speed
Display:16″ (2560 x 1600) screen
OS:Windows 10
Memory:16 GB DDR4 RAM & 1 TB SSD
Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics card
Body:35.6 x 26 x 2.2 mm dimension & 2.45 kg weight
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4. ASUS VIVOBOOK PRO 14X

  • Windows 10 Home OS
  • 14" (2880 x 1800) Display
  • AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX | 3.3 GHz Processor
  • 1 TB SSD/16 GB DDR4 Memory

The ASUS VIvobook Pro 14X OLED is another great laptop for graphic design and editing. It comes with an amazing 2.8k OLED display with 100% DCI-P3 colour space coverage. The display also supports 90Hz high refresh rate and follows cinema grade standards when it comes to colour reproduction. The laptop also packs in serious firepower in the form of an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, an octa core processor capable of delivering high performance in every task including gaming, productivity and general usage. The laptop also comes with an Nvidia RTX 3050 GPU with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM which delivers optimum performance in its class.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX 8 core processor with 3.3 GHz clock speed
Display:14″ (2880 x 1800) screen, 90 Hz refresh rate
OS:Windows 10 Home
Memory:16 GB DDR4 RAM & 1 TB SSD
Graphics Processor:4 GB DDR6 NVIDIA GeForce RTX RTX 3050 Graphics card
Body:317.4x 228.5x 17.9 mm dimension & 1.45 kg weight

5. APPLE MACBOOK PRO M1

  • Mac OS OS
  • 16.2" (3456 x 2234) Display
  • 10-core CPU | NA Processor
  • 1 TB SSD/16 GB DDR4 Memory

If you’re looking for the absolute best laptop for video editing, then the 16-inch Apple MacBook Pro M1 should be one on your list. The laptop has arguably the best specs any productivity laptop can have in this day and age. It features an ARM based M1 Pro chip which is an absolute beast in terms of performance. The laptop’s 16-inch display with extreme dynamic range and high contrast ratio is another one of its main highlights. Just like other Apple laptops you can customise the specific build you want in terms of RAM and storage.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:10-core CPU processor
Display:16.2″ (3456 x 2234) screen
OS:Mac OS
Memory:16 GB DDR4 RAM & 1 TB SSD
Body:355.7 x 248.1 x 16.8 mm dimension & 2.1 kg weight

6. ASUS VIVOBOOK ULTRA

  • Windows 10 Home OS
  • 14" (1920 x 1080) Display
  • AMD Ryzen 7 Octa Core- 5700U | 1.8 GHz Processor
  • 512 GB SSD/8 GB DDR4 Memory

The ASUS VivoBook Ultra is a good laptop in terms of performance but it does not feature an OLED display. The laptop comes with an AMD Ryzen 7 5700U octa core processor which should be enough for video editing and other productivity related tasks. The video editing laptop also has decent memory and storage to handle a variety of tasks. It does not feature a stunning colour accurate display that you can use for professional level colour grading but considering its price point, the performance on offer is pretty splendid.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:AMD Ryzen 7 Octa Core- 5700U 8 core processor with 1.8 GHz clock speed
Display:14″ (1920 x 1080) screen
OS:Windows 10 Home
Memory:8 GB DDR4 RAM & 512 GB SSD
Graphics Processor: AMD Radeon Graphics card
Body:324 x 213 x 17.3 mm dimension & 1.40 kg weight
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About Me: Yetnesh works as a reviewer with Digit and likes to write about stuff related to hardware. He is also an auto nut and in an alternate reality works as a trucker delivering large boiling equipment across Europe. Read More about Yetnesh Dubey

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