5 of the Best Laptops for Under £1000

Laptops are something that we all need truth be told but we won’t all want to shell out a small fortune on one, particularly if you’re not a gamer in need of ridiculously high specifications. With this in mind, it is reassuring to find that there are an awful lot of first rate laptops which can be picked up for under £1000 and will deliver all the requirements and performance needs you have for day to day use.

Regardless of what you’re planning to use your laptop for, you should be able to pick one up for under £1000 that does most, if not all, of what you’re after and we’ve picked our choices of the best ones available for this price point below:

Dell XPS 13

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Dell were once the mainstay of the laptop and desktop market but have had to succumb to the inexorable rise of the Apple behemoth but that doesn’t mean to say that they don’t still produce top class machines and, so far as laptops under £1000 are concerned, you’ll be hard pressed to find many more capable than the Dell XPS 13. There are impressive features jumping off the page all over the place with the XPS 13 from Dell but the ones that are probably the biggest standouts for a laptop of this price are a nigh-on borderless infinity display, Intel Core i5 – i7 CPU, powerful processor with a great battery life. If you had to pick one laptop under £500, this would probably be it.

Price: £899

HP Chromebook 13

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Hewlett Packard are a name synonymous with computer and if you’re after a laptop that packs a performance punch without breaking the bank, you’ll find what you’re looking for with the HP Chromebook 13. Extremely easy to use and with all the features that you’ll demand from an entry level laptop, this great device will serve its purpose wonderfully well and deliver you with a functional, versatile solution to your computing needs. Boasting an Intel Pentium – Intel Core m7-6Y75  processor with a 13.3-inch, FHD (1,920 x 1,080) – QHD+ (3,200 x 1,800) eDP UWVA WLED screen, the quality of this great laptop belies the fairly affordable price.

Price: £730

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S

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Samsung are a tech brand that are facing a bit of a tough time of late but you shouldn’t hold that against their fantastic looking and well performing Galaxy TabPro S Laptop which delivers an awful lot for under £1000. A portable and powerful two-in-one (it has a detachable tablet screen), the TabPro S is perfectly suited to a fast paced lifestyle and boasts a top notch sAMOLED display which is superb for watching your favourite movies and box-sets on the go. Operating on Windows 10 with a Core M processor, the TabPro is a speedy, lightweight and powerful machine and deserves its place in our list of the best laptops under £1000.

Price: £849

MacBook Air 13 Inch

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There are still MacBooks available for under £1000 today and they are quite a divisive machine which you either love or hate depending on your technology leanings. Here at Coolector HQ, we’re firmly in the Apple camp but we know that there are plenty out there that prefer Windows machines. If you want to pick up one of Apple’s excellent devices for under a grand, you’ll have to go for the MacBook Air 13′ which, as luck would have it, is one of their best machines. This first class laptop has an awful lot of exceptional features that will handle everything you throw at it and provides a brilliant canvas for creativity. The MacBook Air offers 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor to ensure everything runs rapidly and efficiently.

Price: £949

Lenovo Yoga 900

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Lenovo aren’t perhaps the most high profile makers of laptops but they are certainly amongst the most reliable. Their excellent Yoga 900 series of laptops are amongst their stand out performers and for under £1000, you’ll find it difficult to find a more comprehensive and versatile device out there. A remarkably thin and elegant laptop that packs a performance punch, the Lenovo Yoga 900 360° has a watchband hinge and vibrant colour options to choose from, this 2-in-1 will certainly meet all of your performance needs. Loaded with the very best and latest Intel processing power and customisable features of Windows 10, it is a mighty impressive machine which you can pick up for under £1000.

Price: £999

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.