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Our favourite laptops for Christmas 2023

The festive season is fast approaching and whether you’re looking to buy a laptop for a loved one, or wanting to pull together a wish list upon your family’s request, this blog has you covered! In particular, we’ve hauled together a range of laptops that we personally have on our own Geek’s laptop Christmas wish list!

The popular choice – ASUS Vivobook 15 X1504

First up, we have the highly sought-after ASUS Vivobook 15 on our laptop Christmas wish list! Positioned in the mid-price range, this laptop is packed full of awesome features, including some you might not have realised you wanted! Just yet, that is!

Let’s start with the Vivobook’s user convenience! It has touch screen capabilities and the ability to lay flat with its 180° hinge. This makes it perfect for note taking and drawing. It also has an ASUS webcam shield to provide piece of mind over your privacy and, most notably, it boasts the ability to inhibit 99% of viruses and bacteria! All thanks to ASUS Antimicrobial Guard Plus!

On the techy side of things, this laptop has an impressive 5.GHz processing speed guaranteeing a smooth user experience. With 16GB of RAM, you can run more applications simultaneously without compromising the device’s performance and additionally you’ll have ample space to store important data.

For the creative types – MacBook Pro 14″

The MacBook Pro 14” is your go to when it comes to channelling your creativity through technology! It has a high resolution of 3024 by 1964 pixels and a Liquid Retina XDR display which is ideal for content creation. This is because it vividly brings your work to life, in stunning detail.

It also has plenty of ports including a memory card slot which makes it versatile and efficient. Especially for the creative types!

With approximately 14 hours of battery life, this MacBook Pro also offers portability, user convenience and productivity! So you can rest easy knowing you’ll have hours of uninterrupted focus on your current creative project!

For the business people – ASUS ZenBook 14 Flip OLED

This one is perfect for the worker bees with a busy on-the-go lifestyle! In fact, physically it’s built to be versatile and offer more convenience over other laptops.

The ASUS ZenBook 14 has a space saving and compact design, weighing only 1.5 kgs! Ideally, it has a 360° ErgoLift hinge meaning you can use it in laptop, tent, stand or tablet mode! So it’s guaranteed to offer the perfect solution for any task at hand!

This laptop is also touchscreen and comes with the intuitive ASUS Pen 2.0. What’s even more exciting, is that you’ll have the choice of 4 switchable pen tips that will make writing feel more natural then ever!

Performance wise, this fast charging device offers around 15 hours of battery life and claims to reach 60% in just 49 minutes! If you find yourself in meetings often, the ASUS ZenBook 14 also has a handy duo of AI noise-cancelling technology and an advanced webcam! So, you can feel confident going into any work meeting!

For the families – Microsoft Surface Pro 9

If you’re seeking out a device that will be suitable for the entire family, the Microsoft Surface Pro 9 is your perfect match!

With its compact 13-inch design and optional detachable keyboard, the Surface Pro 9 will be transportable throughout your family home. It has an Intel® Evo™ 12th Gen processor and optional 5G connectivity which means it has the potential to deliver lightning fast speed for local gaming, creative apps and even professional work! So it’s guaranteed to meet the demands of the whole family!

Need a companion in the kitchen? The Surface Pro 9’s kickstand means you can follow recipes or even watch content while you cook! Any gamers in the household? You’ll have access to cloud gaming and a library of over 100 high quality games! Got any creatives in the family? The optional Surface Slim Pen 2, which can be wirelessly charged via the detachable keyboard, feels so natural, it’s as though you’re drawing on paper!

For the gamers – MSI Katana 17 B13VFK

And finally, we have an option just for the gamers! With a massive 16GB of RAM and a 13th GEN Intel Core i7 processor (which includes 6 performance cores and 4 efficient cores), this laptop is relentless in running the most demanding games!

The MSI Katana 17 also has a processing speed of 144Hz ensuring a smooth display so you don’t miss a thing while you’re enthralled in a game. Additionally, it has AI powered DLSS 3 which offers an enhanced performance and lifelike graphics!

If you’re an avid gamer that is constantly frustrated with an overheating device, you’ll enjoy this laptop’s CPU & GPU shared pipe design. This feature improves the laptops thermal capabilities and prevents temperatures rising! How good!

So there you have it! 5 awesome laptops on our Geek’s laptop Christmas wish list. If you need help with computer repairs or assistance with any tech issues, give the Geeks a call today! We can also help set up new devices, so if you do manage to get your hands on one of these awesome laptops this Christmas, we’ve got the set up covered!