Laptops

TOP LAPTOPS WITH TOUCH SCREEN

A touchscreen laptop was used to be considered as a high-end laptop that supposedly had to cost a lot. But with time and the increase in demand as well as the production, you can get a reliable quality touchscreen laptop at almost any price.  The market is filled with different models that are 2-in-1 laptops and can be used both as a tablet as well as laptops. Some of them even support a stylus and provides you with a satisfactory experience in a very reasonable price range. In the article below we will discuss some of the top laptops with touch screen to help you choose the right one for yourself.

Firstly, a touchscreen laptop can be used by anyone, whether you are a student or a professional, a touchscreen laptop always comes in handy. You can do graphic designing, editing, gaming, and much more on it using all the touch-sensitive features. Taking notes using the stylus and illustrating becomes pretty efficient on it. You can find different kinds of touchscreen laptops in the market. Some come with 360-degree hinges and some come with removable keyboards which you can get at a different price point. The removable keyboards enable you to use the laptop entirely as a tablet, and you can connect back the keyboard when you need it.

Before buying a laptop with a touch-sensitive screen you need to make sure that the screen is remarkably responsive and works just as fine without the keyboard as it does with it. Some other things that you need to consider are the RAM, storage capacity, display, and much more and if you want to read about it in detail you can check out what to look for when buying a laptop.

Some of the top laptops with touch screen include:            

ACER SPIN 5

SPECIFICATION

  • WEIGHT: 3.4 pounds
  • DISPLAY: 13.5 inches
  • RAM: 8GB
  • STORAGE: 256 GB SSD
  • BATTERY LIFE: 10 hours
  • PROCESSOR: 7th gen Intel core i3

BODY

Acer spin 5 is a portable 2-in-1 laptop, having a weight of 3.4 pounds. It is a lightweight, easy-to-carry-around laptop that has a pretty decent look to it as well. It came with a display screen of 13.5 inches, and compared to other laptops, the screen of this device is taller than usual. A taller screen does not make that big of a difference, but it does provide you more room to work on without having to scroll frequently to get more space. The display is bright and comes with gorilla glass; therefore, it is pretty durable as well.

With the laptop, you will get a stylus stored on the right side of the laptop. The stylus is charged in it and is quite responsive on the screen. The thin pen works smoothly on the screen and makes it rather efficient for users to get their work done pretty effortlessly. The laptop has a decent look with a metallic blue color scheme and the Acer logo located at the center of the hood. The design is decent, and the hinges are made in a way that the rare side of the laptop gets a slight lift to it.

You will find a couple of ports on the sides of the laptop. The ports include two USB-C ports, two USB-A ports, a thunderbolt three-port, an HDMI output port, an SD card reader, and an audio jack. Looking at the laptop’s interior, you will see a decent-looking keyboard with black keys and a reliable key-travel to it. The keyboard supports backlighting and has quite an adequate feel to it. The touchpad is big enough and is responsive as well. Moreover, you will find a fingerprint reader on the touchpad that enables you to access the laptop just by scanning your finger directly.

FEATURES AND PERFORMANCE

Acer spin 5 features 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD storage capacity, and a 7th generation Intel Core i3 processor. The storage capacity is quite adequate and can store a decent amount of data in it without lagging or providing a sluggish performance. You can store games and do a fine amount of web browsing without it slowing down which is quite appreciable.

It has a battery life of 10 hours but the battery life decreases when the load is applied to it. However, the battery life is still reliable and gives you enough time to work on it before having to charge it again. The laptop features Intel Iris Plus graphics and the display quality is quite bright and vibrant. The keyboard is sturdy and the keys are comfortable to type on.

The audio quality of the laptop is not the best but the upward-facing speakers, right above the keyboard, create pretty acceptable audio. The laptop does get somewhat hot when being utilized and load is applied on it. Nevertheless, it still stays below the comfortable threshold which means it can get a little warm but you will not experience anything too comfortable. It is quite an appreciable laptop with impressive working performance and a responsive and bright display screen making it a considerable option for top laptops with touch screen. 

Pros
  • Portable.
  • Responsive stylus.
  • Reliable battery life.
Cons
  • The audio could have been better.
  • Not great for heavy gaming.

LENOVO YOGA CHROMEBOOK C630

SPECIFICATION

  • WEIGHT: 4.2 pounds
  • DISPLAY: 15.6 inches
  • RAM: 8GB
  • STORAGE:128GB SSD
  • BATTERY LIFE: 10 hours
  • PROCESSOR: Intel core i5

BODY

Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630 is somewhat a portable laptop having a weight of 4.2 pounds. Although the laptop is appreciably thin, it still feels uncomfortable to be used as a tablet due to its size and weight. It comes in the colour scheme of Midnight blue which is quite an attractive colour and it features a trim aluminium chassis. At the right corner of the lid, you will find the Chrome and Yoga logo with a monochromatic finish. The hinges are of decent quality and allow the laptop to be converted and used as a tablet pretty effortlessly.

When talking about the interior the laptop comes with a display screen of 15.6 inches which is touch-sensitive but unfortunately, the laptop does not come with a stylus. The bezels around the screen are remarkably thin and the webcam is located at the top of the screen. It supports a backlit supportive keyboard that has clicky keys and provides you with a satisfying performance. The touchpad is quite responsive as well and has an adequate size.

The laptop comes with a couple of ports which include a USB-A port, two USB-C ports, an audio jack, an AC adapter, an SD card reader, and an HDMI output port. Additionally, you will also find the power button and the volume button on the left side of the laptop. The laptop comes with two downward-facing speakers and the entire device looks quite minimalistic yet attractive.    

FEATURES AND PERFORMANCE

Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630 comes with two different processors. You can either get the Intel Core i3 or the Intel core i7. Although the Intel Core i3 version does not support the backlit keyboard it still provides you with reliable performance. Whereas when talking about the Intel Core i5 the performance does get better and you also get a backlit keyboard. The device features 8GB of RAM and a storage capacity of 128GB SSD. The SSD allows the laptop to work smoothly and you can store acceptably large files on this device without any problem. However, the storage capacity could have been better as it can not store heavy files like games that need a lot of storage memory.

Nevertheless, the performance that the laptop provides is still satisfactory. Furthermore, it comes with a battery life of 10 hours which does reduce to somewhat around 8 hours under the constant workload. The battery life is still appreciable as it is enough battery time for you to get your work done. The audio of the laptop is not dull and creates an almost balance sound considering that the laptop has downward-facing speakers.

The display quality of the laptop is not the best as it is somewhat dull and could have been more vibrant. But what’s impressive is that the laptop supports a 4K resolution and provides a rather appreciable performance. It does not get uncomfortably hot as well and works considerably smoothly even when pressure is applied to it. 

Pros
  • 4K screen available.
  • Reliable battery life.
  • Adequate audio.
  • Appreciable performance.
Cons
  • Dull screen.
  • No stylus.

HP ZBOOK X2 G4

SPECIFICATION

  • WEIGHT: 4.78 pounds
  • DISPLAY: 14.3 inches
  • RAM:16 GB
  • STORAGE: 512 GB SSD
  • BATTERY LIFE: 10 hours
  • PROCESSOR: Intel core i7

BODY

HP ZBook X2 G4 is a solid-looking laptop having a weight of around 4.78 pounds. The laptop does look somewhat chunky but to me, it has quite a mechanical look to it. The laptop is not very portable and comes with a colour scheme of black. It features a full alloy chassis and looks and feels quite durable. Unfortunately, the laptop is anything but thin and the bezels are quite noticeable as well. They are big, big enough to make the laptop look bulky. The laptop has a display screen of 14.3 inches and you will see a couple of buttons on the sides of the bezels.

The device features a detachable keyboard which you can then connect to the tablet using Bluetooth. Surprisingly the keyboard supports backlighting and looks quite premium as well. The keys have an adequate key-travel to them and do not feel stiff. You will get a pretty smooth typing experience on it and the touchpad is appreciable as well. It is a 2-in-1 touch-sensitive laptop. Thus, it does come with a stylus but what’s disappointing is that you will not find any storage place for the stylus. Therefore if you are somewhat who loses all the small belonging they have your stylus will surely go missing in no time.  

You will also find a bunch of ports on the keyboard. The ports include two USB-C ports, a USB-A port, an HDMI port, an SD card reader, and lastly a 3.5 mm audio jack. The buttons that are present on the bezels are 12 in total, six on each side and are known as the HP Quick keys. You will find that the buttons feature 18 preconfigured shortcuts for Adobe applications. They come in handy if you are a constant Adobe user.

FEATURES AND PERFORMANCE

Zbook comes with 16GB RAM and a storage capacity of 512 GB SSD, the laptop is upgradeable, and these are the maximum you can get by investing extra money. The storage capacity will provide you with enough space to store large files, heavy games, and projects quite efficiently. You can get a device with fewer configurations with less money, and the performance will still be reasonable as it uses SSD, which allows you to have quite a smooth performance. Moreover, the device features an Intel Core i7 processor and comes with the Nvidia Quadro M620 graphics.

Graphics could be improved considering that the Quadro M620 from Nvidia is a basic graphics configuration. Although it is superior to Intel integrated graphics, it’s far from the best but is expected to be improved. The battery life of approximately 10 hours with this device. The company claims this; however, when the laptop is under stress, the battery’s lifespan decreases. With the help of an integrated GPU, the battery life could reach an average of 4 to 5 hours at maximum. The battery life isn’t great as it is an important issue to the gadget. It does support 4K resolution for the screen; this is impressive and improves the overall experience.

The device features two webcams one at the rare side and the other at the front, both providing you with acceptable camera quality. You will also find the infrared functionality and the Windows Hello facial recognition feature in this device. These features provide more security to the device as well as enable you quick access. Additionally, you will also find a fingerprint scanner on the side of the keyboard. It allows you to access the device in no time just by scanning your fingers.    

HP QUICK KEYS

When talking about the HP quick Keys, those keys allows you to change sizes and hardness, and opacity. It also allows you to power on/off the torch, you can zoom in/out, lock/unlock, and enable full screen using them. They come in handy and allow you quick access to features by just pressing the dedicated button. These keys are an efficient way to getting things done without investing a lot of effort in tasks that can be done with just one touch.    

The audio quality of the laptop is disappointing and bland. The bass is nowhere near satisfactory and the sound lies flat with no excitement in it. Lastly, the anti-glare coating on the display keeps the display reflection-free and the colours you will see will be vibrant and bright. However, the laptop should only be utilized from the Nvidia GPU as only that way you will be allowed to use HP Dream colour assistant. The restriction of using the device on the integrated GPU draws some lines for you on the functionalities and it also utilizes more battery life than usual. HP Zbook X2 G4 is an overall remarkable workstation and an impressive 2-in-1 device. This makes it a fair choice to look at while searching for top laptops with touch screen; however, like any other device, it does come with its drawbacks.    

Pros
  • Impressive and durable build.
  • HP quick keys.
  • Bright and 4K display.
Cons
  • Expensive.
  • Nvidia GPU limits the functionalities.
  • Big bezels.

ASUS CHROMEBOOK FLIP C434

SPECIFICATION

  • WEIGHT: 3.1 pounds
  • DISPLAY: 14 inches
  • RAM: 8GB
  • STORAGE: 64GB eMMC
  • BATTERY LIFE: 11.5 hours
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core M3-8100Y

BODY

Asus Chromebook flip c434 is an elegant-looking laptop weighing 3.1 pounds. It looks somewhat similar to the Asus Zenbook as they almost have the same aesthetics. It is an aluminium body laptop with a matte silver finish, and you will find the Asus logo at the centre of the hood. At the top left of the lid, you will also see the chromo logo. The device holds a touch-sensitive display screen of 14 inches, and fortunately, the bezels around the screen are as thin as almost unnoticeable. Flip C434 comes with chrome trim, and the interior looks quite decent as well.

The keyboard has a silver finish, and all other features, including the power button, touchpad, and volume button, all have chrome trim around them. Its silver finish makes the device look premium and classy. The hinges allow the device to flip up to 360 degrees, making you use the laptop as a tablet. The hinges that the device features are the Asus ErgoLift hinges. They allow the keyboard to have a slight lift giving you a more comfortable position to write on.

Flip C434 does come with an aluminium chassis, but still, the device is not very durable. Therefore, you will have to work with it with caution. You will find a bunch of ports on this device. The ports include a USB-A port, two USB-C ports, an audio jack, and an SD card reader. You will not find any extra ports on the device due to its thin size. But all the essentials are present; therefore, you will not have any problem missing the extras. The device supports a backlit keyboard that has sturdy keys and a decent key-travel to them. The touchpad is reliable big and is pretty responsive as well, giving you an overall satisfactory experience.

FEATURES AND PERFORMANCE

Flip C434 comes with 8GB RAM and the storage of 64 GB eMMC. It features the Intel Core M3-8100Y processor and provides you with reliable performance. The tasks are performed quite efficiently, and the device does not take a lot of time to load videos of Chrome tabs which is appreciable. However, you will notice some lags in the performance under noticeable pressure. The device does get slow at times, but you will not get anything too disappointing. Besides, the storage capacity is just fine for your daily tasks. However, if you need to store heavy files, you would need more capacity.

Flip C434 features a battery life of 11.5 hours which is quite impressive. However, stay ready for the battery life to die faster due to constant web browsing. Nevertheless, the battery life is still palpable, just like the audio quality that the device provides. The voice it creates is loud and clear, with somewhat balanced vocals and adequate bass quality. The audio is not the best, but it is still acceptable, unlike many other laptops you will find in the market.
Additionally, the device allows the user to download android apps on their laptop device. This comes in handy for editors, gamers, and almost everyone, as you can now use all the things you use on your cellphone on your laptop.

However, not all the applications work perfectly on the laptop. It still attracts people towards it as almost everyone these days utilizes Android and Google services daily. The display quality and the touch sensitivity of the device are appreciable as the colours appear bright and vibrant with rather sharp and clear graphics, making the experience appreciable for the user. Flip C434 does lag sometimes, but the overall performance of the device is appreciable and satisfactory.

Pros
  • Impressive battery life.
  • Classy and premium looks.
  • Thin body and reliably wide display.
Cons
  • Somewhat expensive.
  • Lags sometimes.

CONCLUSION

Everyone needs a device that they can use efficiently in any situation without having any trouble. A laptop with a touchscreen always comes in handy and all the devices mentioned above will provide you with a remarkable experience. The best one amongst them all is the Acer spin 5 due to its portable size and impressive performance. The HP Book will also provide you with an exceptional experience, but it looks somewhat chunky. The top laptops with touch screen can cost a lot. But all the devices mentioned above own reasonable pricing and will provide you with an experience worthy of its cost.

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