Best Laptop for Programmers

Best Laptop for Programmers

When looking for a laptop specifically for coding, there are certain things you need to keep in mind. Ideally, you want a laptop that's easy to type on, and offers good performance and portability. While you could certainly get coding done on a basic laptop, you would be very limited. When you consider tasks like compiling or testing code, going for a more powerful processor makes sense. You would also want to go for at least 16GB of RAM as you may need to multitask and it should help you speed up your work as well. The display is also something you could consider, specifically the screen size, a larger display means you have more information on the screen at any given time. You may or may not need a graphics card as well, depending on what kind of project you're working on. If you're working with game engines or 3D rendering, then you will definitely benefit from a discrete GPU. In this list of the best laptops for programmers, we’ve got laptops starting at as low as Rs 40,000, going all the way to up to Rs 2.4 lacs. We’ve got a selection ranging from premium thin and light laptops like the Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i, the MacBook Pro, and the Dell XPS 15, to laptops with discrete GPUs like the Alienware M15 and budget options like the Realme Book (Slim).

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FUJITSU surprised everyone with their UH-X 2-in-1 laptop. The device is packed with features, has good build quality and performs well in almost every task. Powered by an Intel 11th Gen Core i7-1165G7 quad-core processor, the FUJITSU UH-X 2-in-1 laptop delivers good performance in tasks ranging from video, photo editing to programming. The laptop also features a 2MP front lens and a 5MP rear camera to give a massive boost to your productivity. The laptop also has an amazing keyboard allowing you to easily type for hours without feeling strenuous. The FUJITSU UH-X 2-in-1 packs in a touch panel as well meaning you can use it as a tablet if the need arises. Needless to say, it is one of the best laptops for programmers in India.

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Operating System: Windows 11 Home
Display Size : 15.6
Resolution : 1920 x 1080
Processor : 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H

If you’re looking for a serious gaming laptop with high performance and a good keyboard on which you can type for hours, then Alienware M15 R7 can be one of the best laptops for developers. It features a 12th Intel Core i7 CPU which should be plenty to handle coding and other related tasks. The laptop also comes equipped with an Nvidia RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM, 16GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB SSD storage. The laptop’s keyboard is a delight to use, it is a little bit noisy but if you can look past that then the Alienware M15 is one of the best laptops for programmers in India.

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Operating System: iOS
Display Size : 13.6
Resolution : 2560 x 1600
Processor : Apple M2

The new 13-inch MacBook Air powered by Apple’s new M2 SoC is the stuff that’s redefining what people should expect from modern-day laptops. Besides exceptional battery life, you’re also getting uncompromising power with the M2 processor, which is perfect for a developer. It also has Apple’s new keyboard which we think is amongst the best in the market and is very comfortable to type on.

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A lot of laptops on this list have a great keyboard to type on. Having a good keyboard always helps with typing long codes and that’s exactly why we’ve decided to add the Realme Book (Slim) on this list. On top of that, this particular laptop also has an aspect ratio of 3:2 which allows the users to have more vertical screen real-estate.

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Manish Rajesh

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