5 Best Student Laptops To Buy In The UK

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It’s that time of year again, students are impatiently awaiting A-level grades, returning university students prepare for the upcoming academic year- preparation to move out begins and so stocking up on university essentials gets kick started. The single most important thing to every student (other than a phone) is probably a laptop. With limited funds and space, you need something that works well for both work and play. Our number one tip of utmost importance is to get something that works for you. Before purchasing check your course content, the type of software/apps/programmes you’ll have to use, get something with enough storage for entertainment and study purposes and look for student discount! Here at Laptop Outlet, we offer a student discount of selected student laptops with Student Beans of up to 15%, so happy times for you! Without further ado, lets jump into our 5 best student laptops to buy in the UK!

HP Stream 11-R050SA

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Display: 11.6”

Processor: Intel Celeron N3050

RAM: 2GB

Storage: 32GB

OS: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Graphics: Integrated Intel HD

Thin and light- the ideal companion for taking notes in lectures and writing up essays or doing research in a coffee shop between classes. Alongside that, the fanless design ensures smooth and quiet use when out and about; you and others around won’t have to face the hassle of buzzing fan noises. If you love vibrancy this HP Stream is an ideal choice, it’s a refreshing shade of bright blue- a pleasant change from the dull greys and boring blacks. Every student needs a reservoir of revision tunes to get them through exam season, HP are generously offering unlimited radio playlist access for 12 months! This little guy is definitely deserving of its place in our top 5 best student laptops to buy in the UK.

HP Pavilion x2

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Display: 10.1” (touch screen)

Processor: Intel Atom x5-Z8300

RAM: 2GB

Storage: 32GB

OS: Windows 10 Home

Graphics: Integrated Intel HD

With up to 12 hours battery life, this is an ideal purchase for any student; from movie marathons to long journeys or working and playing out the house. If you plan to buy a laptop to last you through university, you’re probably looking for something with good entertainment features as well as work friendly so a convertible laptop might be a good choice. The 360-degree rotational hinges enable you to switch between tent, stand, tablet and laptop mode so you can tackle any task at hand with comfort and ease. Weighing in at 1.12kg with the keyboard attached, this HP hybrid isn’t too much of a burden to travel with, so those who commute to university or like to work out the house- this convertible laptop might be for you. On top of that, this case is the perfect accessory and fit you’re your HP Pavilion. It comes with a bunch of pockets and compartments, so it’s the only bag you’ll need when travelling with your laptop as you can fit all your stuff inside!

Medion Erazer X7853

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Display: 17.3”

Processor: Intel Core i7

RAM: 16GB

Storage: 2TB (+512GB SSD)

OS: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB GDDR5

And of course- something for the gamers! This super powerful Medion Erazer has everything you need for high-quality gaming, the 16GB RAM, 2TB storage and i7 processor ensures smooth sailing gaming; you needn’t fear losing battles due to buffering and slow reaction time or game crashes. The immense storage space, alongside external storage of 512GB, not only do you have space for gaming but you also have the capability of downloading numerous software and apps that you may need or want and save/run power draining programmes; so this device is an ideal choice for gamers and for those that study or dabble in digital art. This powerhouse of a laptop is most deserving of a spot in our 5 best student laptops to buy in the UK with all of its top of the range features which will make your purchase worthwhile.

ASUS ZenBook UX303UA

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Display: 13.3”

Processor: Intel Core i7

RAM: 12GB

Storage: 256GB SSD

OS: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Graphics: Integrated Intel HD

With a super powerful Intel core i7 processor and countless other high-end features we’re surprised to see the battery life stretch up to 7 hours! Work and play without the fuss of sitting by a plug or having to travel with tangled chargers. Ultra slim at only 3mm from the front, you can slip this Asus laptop in your bag-pack with ease. If you’re looking for something sleek and unique, you’ve met your match. Super slim and available in chic gold, you’ll have no issue adding a pop of colour walking into a room with this in your arms. For the unorganised, meet your personal assistant- Cortana. Forgot the date of the Russian revolution and when the Bolsheviks usurped state power for your History exam!? Ask Cortana, she’s got you covered. This tailored Asus black sleeve is a great travel accessory- look stylish whilst protecting your laptop from unwanted scratches.

Lenovo Yoga 510

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Display: 14” (touch screen)

Processor: Intel Core i7

RAM: 8GB

Storage: 256GB SSD

OS: Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Graphics: AMD Radeon R5 M430 2GB

Up to 8 hours battery life, a 14” screen, AMD Radeon graphics, 1920 x 1080 resolution and tent mode provides you with the perfect movie marathon set up; a great choice for those living in halls with limited space. Enjoy stunning visuals, bold colours and sharp detail- it’ll feel like you’re in your favourite game and/or film. Dolby Audio maximises your sound experience, music and films are heard with immense clarity, you’ll never miss a beat to your favourite song or the slightest gust of soft wind in the tense moments of a horror film. Need to take your laptop to lectures for not taking? Fit your text book, notepad and laptop in this handy HP laptop bag– everything you need in one easy bag!

So there you have it, our top 5 student laptops to buy in the UK! We tried to cover a range of brands and laptops with various features in order to make sure there’s something for every student; hopefully we’ve helped you reach a decision or at least given you a better idea of what you want/need. However, if you’re still undecided, have a look at our huge range of student laptops and you’ll most definitely find something you like!

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