How to choose a laptop
for creativity and coding

Top three things to consider

  1. Paying extra for higher performance
  2. Longer battery life for less power hunting
  3. Newer devices are lighter and easier to carry
Pick Your Best laptop

Software for design, video editing, processing photography, coding and manipulating large data sets demands a powerful device if it’s to run smoothly. The high performance allows you to do complex tasks and do more activities at once with less waiting time. Regular background synching of very large files to cloud storage like Dropbox and Google Drive will also run better from a high performing device with a good internet connection.

For ‘Creativity and coding’ Pick Your Best shortlists laptops that are very high performing. When you use our Product Chooser for this scenario your results will be in the higher price brackets as it chooses the most powerful laptops with the latest technology.

High performing laptops come in all shapes and sizes, so if you want a large screen to work on be sure to check your three matches have a screen larger than 13”. You pay a bit of a premium for light weight and super slim devices that still pack the power but you will also be getting the sleekest and coolest looking kit you can buy.

As these devices are at the higher end of capability you will find your laptop will work well for most other computer uses too, should you find time to stop and relax!