While day-to-day computing isn't much different from business computing, the business side of things demands more security, reliability and more customisability. Business machines can be upgraded to have more RAM and storage. Many of them have extra-secure fingerprint scanners and SIM card slots for mobile internet connectivity. They can also be managed and wiped remotely. So, do you have the right system for your startup or for your large multinational corporation? Well, if the answer is no, here are the machines you should be looking for. The laptops listed below are the best business laptops in India. So, whether you are looking for laptop for office use, or something more lightweight and portable, this should be a helpful shortlist.
Powered by Intel's 10th Gen Core i7 CPU along with 16GB RAM, the HP Spectre x360 is one of the most stylish and capable Thin and Light laptops money can buy. The most recent model comes with slimmer bezels, support for 4G LTE connectivity, and the HP Active Pen.
|OS||:||Windows 10 Pro|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i7-8565U | 1.8 GHz base frequency, up to 4.6 GHz|
|Memory||:||512 GB SSD/16 GBGB DDR4|
|Dimension||:||30.88 x 21.79 x 1.45 cm|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel UHD 620 graphics|
Apple's MacBook Pro (16-inch) is certainly the odd one out. Nevertheless, it fulfils an important need: the need for a multimedia focused notebook which has not only the right hardware but also boasts of the optimisation from different software vendors. Featuring the much-talked-about touch bar, the MacBook Pro is supposedly 130% faster when it comes to graphics capabilities and has a brighter display while being thinner than previous MacBook Pros.
|Display||:||16" (3072 X 1920)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i9 | NA|
|Memory||:||1 TB NA/16 GBGB DDR4|
The latest in the E-series of ThinkPads, the ThinkPad E14 now comes with a slimmer frame and Intel's 10th Gen Core series of CPUs. It also has up to 16GB of RAM and dual-drive storage. The new ThinkShutter feature ensures more privacy when you're not using the web camera.
|OS||:||Windows 10 Pro|
|Display||:||14 MP | NA|
|Processor||:||10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 | NA|
|Memory||:||NA 1TB SSD/nullGB null|
|Dimension||:||325 x 232 x 20.5|
|Graphics Processor||:||Integrated Intel® UHD|
If you're already familiar with the ThinkPad X1 Yoga and are upgrading from last year's model, you may not find much to excite you in this year's model. However, if you're in the market for a convertible business laptop that can double up as a tablet for drawing and note-taking, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga is all you'll need. With the 2020 upgrade, it has the latest Core series processors, 16GB RAM, and numerous NVMe SSD options. This machine is decked to the gills with clever features and performance is truly top-notch. Its hefty price may cause a pause for thought though.
|OS||:||Windows 10 Pro|
|Display||:||14" (2560 x 1440)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i5-6200U | NA|
|Memory||:||1 TB PCIe NVMe SSD/16GB DDR3|
|Dimension||:||333 x 229 x 17|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel HD Graphics 520|
The Dell Latitude 7390 2-in-1 is a convertible laptop that deserves to be on your business laptop shortlist because of its ability to strike a fine balance between power and portability. The Latitude 7390 comes with optional accessories like the Dell Pen stylus, a USB-C port replicator, and a hybrid power adapter plus power bank.
The only difference between the X1 Carbon and Yoga is the 2-in-1 capability of the Yoga and the availability of OLED display option on the Yoga. The rest of the internal hardware are the same with the exception of the processor as the new 5th gen carbon only comes with Intel vPro processors. That being said, there is no performance difference and the 7th gen Intel processors take on all tasks with ease. You get up to 16GB of RAM and it can pack a massive 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD as well. It also offers the same amount of battery life on the Yoga, while maintaining the weight at around a kilo.
|OS||:||Windows 7 (64-bit)|
|Display||:||14" (1600 x 1900)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i5 (3rd Generation) | 1.8 Ghz|
|Memory||:||128 GB SSD/4GB DDR3|
|Dimension||:||331 x 226 x 18.85|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
The IdeaPad S540 from Lenovo is the model to go for if you are in the market for a powerful 15-inch laptop that is also slim and lightweight. It is highly rated for its bright, colourful display and crisp precision touchpad.
|OS||:||Windows 10 Home|
|Display||:||15" (1920 X 1080)|
|Processor||:||Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 | NA|
|Memory||:||512 GB SSD/up to 12GB DDR4|
|Dimension||:||358 mm x 245 mm x 16.95 mm|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel® integrated graphics|
As its name suggests, everything about the new 15.6-inch ThinkPad is extreme. It sports an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, has up to 64GB of RAM, can take up to two PCIe-based SSDs, and has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU for graphics. It's beastly!
|OS||:||Windows 10 Pro|
|Display||:||15.6" (1920 x 1080)|
|Processor||:||Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ FL-H i5/i7 vPro | NA|
|Memory||:||512 GB SATA/16GB DDR4|
|Dimension||:||361.8 x 245.7 x 18.4|
|Graphics Processor||:||NVIDIA GTX1050Ti GDDR5 4G 4GB GDDR5|
The Surface Laptop by Microsoft may be a bit old because it released last year, but it's still a great machine. It's perfect for everyday business and personal use. Its keyboard and touchpad setup is perfect for long hours of typing and cursor navigation.
|OS||:||Windows 10 S|
|Display||:||13.5" (2256 x 1504)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i5 (7th generation) | NA|
|Memory||:||128 GB SSD/4GB DDR4|
|Dimension||:||308.1 x 223.27 x 14.48|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel HD Graphics 620|
If you need a touchscreen on your laptop for office use while packing powerful hardware inside, the Elitebook Folio series should do the job. It comes with 7th Gen Intel Core processors across all the three skews, enabled with Intel's vPro technology to support enterprise specific resources. The laptop has variants with internal storage of up to 512GB in SSD form factor running over 16GB of LPDDR3 of RAM. It has a 13.3-inch full HD screen. For ports, it includes one USB 3.1 Type-C ports with Thunderbolt support and two USB 3.1 ports, HDMI and even an microSIM slot.
|Display||:||13.3" (1920 X 1080)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i7-7600U (7th Gen) | 2.9 GHz|
|Memory||:||256 GB SSD/16GB DDR4|
|Dimension||:||316 x 218 x 14.9|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel HD 620|
|HP Spectre x360||N/A||₹169990|
|Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch)||N/A||₹239900|
|Lenovo ThinkPad E14||N/A||N/A|
|Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018)||N/A||₹179890|
|Dell Latitude 7390 2-in-1||N/A||N/A|
|Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon||N/A||₹126400|
|Lenovo IdeaPad S540||N/A||₹64990|
|Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme||N/A||₹197471|
|Microsoft Surface Laptop||N/A||₹64000|
|HP Elitebook x360 1030 G2||N/A||₹161496|
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