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Which business laptop lines are there?

You're about to buy a business laptop with Windows 10 Pro. But how do you choose between all the models from HP, Lenovo, and other brands? In this article, we'll list the advantages of the business laptop series ProBook, EliteBook, and ThinkPad.

HP ProBook

Three HP ProBook laptops.

Whether it's a laptop powerful enough for a simple note or a model that allows you to calculate the most complex formulas in Excel, HP ProBooks come in many shapes and sizes. All of these laptops are solidly built, which means they can take a beating.

  • Always an on-site manufacturer's warranty from HP
  • Usually a metal casing
  • At least an Intel Core i3 processor
  • 13 inches to 17 inches
  • For small businesses

HP EliteBook

Three HP EliteBook laptops.

HP EliteBook laptops are built even more solidly than the HP ProBook models. On top of that, they have better security options like an HP Sure View privacy screen, which makes it impossible for bystanders to read the screen. Each HP EliteBook also has at least an Intel Core i5 processor. This means you can create graphic designs, for example in Adobe Photoshop, regardless of the model.

  • Always on-site manufacturer's warranty via HP
  • At least an Intel Core i5 processor
  • 13 inches to 15 inches
  • Always an aluminum casing
  • Extensive security options like the HP Sure View privacy screen
  • For big businesses

Lenovo ThinkPad

Three Lenovo ThinkPad laptops.

The Lenovo ThinkPad laptops come in different versions, so you have something to choose for many different activities. They have extra security options to store files, like a TPM chip. Choose a spill-resistant keyboard and a spilled cup of coffee won't be a problem either. Do you need a laptop that is powerful in terms of housing and performance? Choose a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon model with a carbon casing.

  • Different types of warranties
  • At least an Intel Core i3 processor
  • Plastic, carbon, and aluminum casings
  • Security options such as a TPM chip
  • For big businesses

Lenovo ThinkBook

Lenovo ThinkBook laptops

A Lenovo ThinkBook business model is intended for small organizations and freelancers. They have a sturdy aluminum casing, a spill-resistant keyboard, and a TPM chip to encrypt your files. With the fingerprint scanner, you can log in to Windows 10 Pro quickly and safely.

  • Different types of warranties
  • At least an Intel Core i3 processor
  • Usually an aluminum casing
  • Security options such as a TPM chip
  • For small businesses and freelancers

Acer

Three Acer Travelmate laptops.

Acer has different laptops for the business user. The laptops have extensive security options, such as a fingerprint scanner or an infrared camera. You can log in safely without using a password. The TravelMate laptops have been tested to military standards. This makes them suitable for use on the go and in construction, for example. ConceptD is intended for the graphics professional, since it has powerful NVIDIA Quadro video cards for video editing, 3D modeling, and AutoCAD.

Asus

Business Asus laptops

Asus business laptops meet the extensive requirements for professional use. The Asus Pro laptop and Expertbook are sturdy metal laptops. The Expertbooks have been tested to military standards. That way, spilled coffee, hard bumps, and high temperatures won't cause any damage. In addition, all business Asus laptops have various security options. With Windows 10 Pro and a TPM chip, you can encrypt privacy-sensitive files.

Other business models

A Microsoft Surface, Acer, and Toshiba laptop.

There are several business models that are worth viewing. All business laptops have at least Windows 10 Pro, and are therefore safer than laptops with a 'normal' Windows 10. Always a good choice.



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