Last Updated on Sunday, March 3, 2019 by WorldTechpedia

For a photographer buying a good featured, lighter and more portable laptop will prove to be the right decision because as a photographer you will have travel to a lot of different places and click pictures. Hence, you will need a laptop to view and edit your captured photos.

A photographer will need a powerful laptop that can handle Photoshop that is a must for editing high-resolution raw files and getting stuck in with advanced effects. To make things easier, below listed are some of the best laptops for photographers and photo editing you may take into consideration.

Here are those Top 10 Laptops For Photographers:

  1. Apple MacBook Pro 13 Inch

Most of the professional photographers use the Mac rather than a Window based Laptops. Apple MacBook comes with an all-metal aluminum brushed finish chassis, which gives it a premium look and feel. Moreover, it has a powerful set of photo and video editing tools which includes the huge trackpad and the touch bar above the keyboard which is really useful while editing photos in Photoshop on this laptop. With a price starting from $1699, the 13-inch display has this version of a faster processor (a 2.9GHz Intel Core i5), better integrated Intel graphics (Iris 550 versus Iris 540), and double the number of included USB-C Thunderbolt ports i.e. four.

Apple MacBook Pro 13 Inch Specs

 Processor Intel Core i5 Dual Core 2.3GHz Processor
 Storage 256GB SSD
 Graphics Intel Iris Graphics 640
 Display 13.3 Inch Retina Display (2560 x 1600 Pixels Resolution)
 Battery Life Maximum 12 hours
  1. Asus Zenbook UX330UA-AH55 Ultrabook

ASUS’s Zen Book is among the series of laptops that needs no introduction. Standing above in terms of performance and power ASUS ZenBook UX330UA is the latest 13-inch ultra slim notebook which gives you the best platform for editing your photos.

With a 13.3-inch full HD display with a 178° viewing angles. The laptop also comes with a fingerprint sensor, 13.3-inch full HD display with a 178° viewing angles. This laptop has a powerful set of configurations for which students give the topmost priority for multimedia usages such as photo editing, audio, and video listening/editing and more.

Asus Zenbook UX330UA-AH55 Ultrabook Specs

 Processor 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz Quad-Core Processor
 Storage 256GB SSD
 Graphics Intel HD 620 Graphics
 Display 13.3-Inch Full HD Display (1920×1080 pixels resolution)
 Battery Life Maximum 12 hours
  1. Dell Inspiron i5577-7359BLK

Dell Inspiration is one of the most recommended laptops for photoshop users because can handle high-resolution photo editing on different photo editors and is very affordable. This model comes in a  jet black plastic built chassis which supports latest 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and has 1TB HDD storage and 128 of SSD. It has quite some bad reviews online but it is one of the best laptops a photographer can own.

Dell Inspiron i5577-7359BLK Specs

 Processor Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz Quad-Core Processor
 RAM 8 GB DDR4  2400MHz RAM
 Storage 1TB 5400 RPM Hard Drive + 128GB SSD
 Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 4GB DDR5 Graphics
 Display 15.6-Inch Full HD ( 1920×1080 pixels resolution)
 Battery Life Up to 8 hours

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  1. Acer Aspire E15  E5-576G-5762

The Acer Aspire E15 is a perfect affordable laptop under for people who are looking out for a powerful laptop along with a reliable battery life.E15 is well known for its speed, mobility, and ease of usage. The laptop comes with a lightweight fine chassis giving it a premium like finish and offering great ergonomics to carry along. This laptop is built with an Intel Core i5 quad-core processor paired with an 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD for storage with 15.6-inch Full HD LED display running on Windows 10.

Acer Aspire E15 Specs

 Processor Intel Core i5-8250U Quad Core 1.6GHz Processor
 Storage 256GB SSD
 Graphics NVidia GeForce MX150 2GB DDR5 Graphics
 Display 15.6-Inch Full HD ( 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution)
 Battery Life Up to 15 hours
  1. HP Pavilion Power 15-inch Laptop Our Top Choice

HP Pavilion Power 15 is an extremely powerful laptop for editing photos. This laptop has 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display built with a Intel Core i7-8750H Hexa Core 2.2GHz Processor.

With a pleasing appearance, it also comes with a powerful configurati on making it a very good laptop for photo editing and handle quite a lot of tasks with ease. The best part of the HP Pavilion is that the laptop comes in various variants and is customizable in terms of RAM and GPU.


HP Pavilion Power 15-inch Specs

 Processor Intel Core i7-8750H Hexa Core 2.2GHz Processor
 Storage 1TB 7200RPM HDD + 128GB PCIe SSD
 Graphics NVidia GeForce GTX1050Ti 4GB DDR5 Graphics
 Display 15.6-Inch Full HD IPS ( 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution)
 Battery Life Maximum 10 hours
  1. HP Spectre  X360

HP Spectre X360 is The recently launched laptop best for photo editing which comes with Stylus Pen. It is finished with a stylish matte dark ash grey color with a built-in 1.8 GHz 8th Generation Intel core i7 quad core processor and 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD for storage. The display on this HP is another unique aspect which makes it an ideal choice for photo editing. It supports a 15.6-inch 4K touchscreen IPS WLED-backlit display with very thin bezels. This laptop hardware allows you to do all kinds of task so it is a perfect blend of work, play, and power and is thus, listed among the best laptops for photo editing as it doesn’t miss out in any features.

HP Spectre X360 Specs

 Processor Intel Core i7-8550U 8th Generation 1.8GHz
 Storage 256GB SSD
 Graphics Nvidia GeForce MX150 2GB DDR5 Graphics
 Display 15.6 Inch 4K Touchscreen ( 3840 x 2160 Resolution)
 Battery Life Maximum 11 hours
  1. ASUS VivoBook

With designing above its value, The ASUS VivoBook comes with a 15.6-inch UHD 4K touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 3840×2160 pixels. It is powered by a 2.8 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 quad-core processor and 16GB of RAM, a 1TB of HDD and 256GB of SSD storage. It is fast, reliable, and offers excellent viewing angles having a power-packed performance to deliver the best you’d expect. This laptop is ideal for day-to-day performance, multimedia, gaming, image editing and more.

ASUS VivoBook Specs

 Processor Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad-Core 2.8 GHz Processor
 Storage 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
 Graphics NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 4GB DDR5 Graphics
 Display 15.6-Inch 4K IPS Touchscreen ( 3840 x 2160 )
 Battery Life Up to 6 hours
  1. Microsoft Surface Pro

The Microsoft Surface Pro among the versatile 2-in-1 laptop which comes with the flexibility of a tablet and productivity of a laptop making it ideal for all the photographers to view and edit photos on the go. It is a 12.3-inch UHD PixelSense pressure sensitive with a resolution of 2736 x 1824 pixels which great viewing angles and well-balanced color gamut.

The laptop runs on Windows 10 and offers a lot of new features that everyone will love though you’re into photo editing. The best part is that it offers a very good battery backup, the bright display, powerful hardware, and many graphics that will complete overall package for photo editing.

Microsoft Surface Pro Specs

 Processor Intel Core i5 7th Generation Processor
 Storage 256GB SSD
 Graphics Intel HD graphics 620
 Display 12.3 Inch Pixel-Sense ( 1824 Resolution)
 Battery Life Maximum 13 hours

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  1. Dell XPS 15 With 4K Display

Dell Inspiron 15 is an all-purpose 15-inch laptop which comes with a beautifully crafted design and form factor. It comes with 15.6 inches of 4K UltraHD Infinity Edge touch display which offers very sharp and excellent viewing angles which makes it the best laptop for photo editing with the photo editors. Moreover,  it has built-in 7th gen Intel Core i5 quad-core processor with base clock frequency of 2.5GHz and turbo up to 3.5GHz. It also has an efficient graphics and color accurate display which makes it the best laptop for photographers and photo editing.

Dell XPS 15 Specs

 Processor Intel Core i5-7300HQ 7th Generation Processor
 Storage 256GB
 Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 4GB DDR5 Graphics
 Display 15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD
 Battery Life Maximum 8 hours
  1. Microsoft Surface Book 2

Microsoft Surface Book 2 is a 2-in-1 laptop which on detaching the keyboard functions as a tablet with two different sizes (13 and 15-inch). Both of this model comes with a PixelSense Pressure Sensitive Display which supports Surface Pen and new Surface Dial. It is built with 7th and 8th Gen Intel Core i5 and i7 processors with 16GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage.

The Surface Pen makes it a delight to edit images and a surface dial available for Surface Book provides an intuitive new way to edit photos like a pro on this laptop.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Specs

 Processor Intel Core i5 7th Generation Processor
 Storage 256GB SSD
 Graphics Intel HD Integrated Graphics
 Display 13.5 Inch Pixel Sense Touchscreen ( 3000 x 2000 Resolution)
 Battery Life Maximum 17 hours of video playback

Hence, above listed are the top recommended laptops for photographers and are among the best ones available in the market for photo editing. Many of these are recommended only for photographers because they are portable and are also efficient in terms of battery life whereas some are most recommended for high-resolution photo editing and professional designing works