Hey Geek Fans! Are you thinking of upgrading to a new laptop in 2022? We’ve done some of the legwork for you and have put together a list of best laptops available right now to help you decide which one is right for you.
When was the last time you upgraded your laptop? Technology has come a long way in the past few years, so there are a lot of fantastic new options on the market. If your current laptop is no longer fit for purpose, or if you’re looking to purchase your first, there’s a lot to choose from. That’s why we’ve put together our picks for the best laptop in 2022 for your needs.
The best laptop for gamers
They need to be fast, to stay cool, to support full HD resolutions, to promise refresh rates of up to 240Hz, and to run some of the best graphics cards in the business. You’ll want a powerful processor (six cores at minimum) with an efficient cooling system, plenty of memory, and a crisp display.
That’s why our pick is the MSI GE66 Raider
This model comes with an Intel Core i7-10875H (that’s eight cores) and boasts up to 5.1GHz. It also features a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card, a powerful card that will keep things smooth and high quality.
The best laptop for students
The best laptops for students must tick several boxes. They must offer good performance, low price points, and long-lasting batteries. They should also be lightweight for easier movement between lectures and study.
Our pick is the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go
This machine is ideal for the student lifestyle. The battery lasts all day (up to 13 hours), so you won’t have to stick to seats by power outlets. It’s the lightest Microsoft surface laptop for easy portability and offers an instant-on function so it’s fast to power up.
The best laptop for business
Business people need several things from their laptops. They must be durable for regular travel, and lightweight for the same reason. Added security is a real bonus, high performance is a must, and in the age of regular Zoom meetings, exceptional video and audio is key.
For all this and more, our pick is the Dell Latitude 5511
The Dell Latitude 5511 comes with a 4.6GHz quad-core, and has the world’s longest battery life in a 15” mainstream business laptop. It also features next-gen security to PCs and wireless networks and a seriously fast WiFi connection.
This is one of the many fantastic laptops Geeks on Wheels offers as part of our Geek Approved, Pre-Owned program. These laptops are second hand so are more affordable than buying new ones, but have been checked and approved by our Geeks for quality and condition, which is why they also come with a 12-month warranty.
The best laptop for creatives
Creatives need laptops that can keep up with all their projects. That means serious power, exceptional displays, and ideally, plenty of battery so you can work anywhere.
For creatives, our pick is the Apple MacBook Pro 2021
Apple has long built its product line around the needs of creatives. These new models come with the M1 Pro or M1 Max chip – they are incredibly fast so will keep up with video editing needs and more. The Liquid Retina XDR display is top-of-the-line, and with up to 21 hours of battery life, the MacBook will stay awake as long as you do.
The Apple MacBook Pro is also often available for purchase through our Geek Approved program.
The best laptop for travel
When it comes to travel, weight is one of the biggest considerations. That’s followed by long-lasting batteries, durability, and plenty of memory for countless photos and videos.
For travel, our best laptop in 2022 is the Dell XPS 13
At just 1.2kg, this is one of the lighter laptops on the market. It makes full use of its 13.4-inch screen with miniscule bezels, which means you get a 13-inch screen despite the model’s compact size. There are also two biometric systems to log you in for more security during travel, and up to 19 hours of battery. The main body is aluminium for durability, and there’s 512GB of storage for all those travel memories.
And if you’re looking for a Dell XPS for a good price, look no further than Geeks on Wheels! We don’t publish our product catalogue online as it changes too regularly, but you can contact our Call Centre on 0800 424 335 to see what we have in stock.