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Best Windows Laptops 2019

Best Windows Laptops 2019

Tulie Finley-Moise
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As one of the earliest pioneers in computer technology, HP’s outstanding reputation for creating industry-leading products is one that speaks for itself. From building the world’s fastest printer to developing high-end laptops that perform beyond modern expectations, HP® continues to be a driving force in the PC industry.
It’s this ceaseless strive toward breaking boundaries and connecting digital worlds that has resulted in the creation of the HP OMEN, the HP ZBook, and many more cutting edge laptops.
For those on the hunt for the best Windows laptops of 2019, HP® has the PC you’re looking for. Whether you’re a gamer, an animator, a storyteller, or a social media savant, our expansive collection of Windows laptops will impress.
We’ll walk you through the best HP laptops available today, the standout specifications, and all of the deal-maker details you’ll want to know before upgrading your rig.

1. HP Stream 11-inch laptop

Processor (CPU): Intel® Celeron® N4000 (1.1 GHz base frequency, up to 2.6 GHz burst frequency, 4 MB cache, 2 cores)
Graphics card: Intel UHD Graphics 600
Memory (RAM): 4GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM
Storage: 32GB eMMC
Screen size & Resolution: 11.6-inch HD SVA WLED-backlit screen with 1366 x 768 resolution
Customizable: Yes
Best Windows laptop for: Children, novices, and those on the hunt for a second Windows laptop. Also a great option for those looking for an HP Chromebook-style PC without trading in operating systems.
Why you’ll love it: Characterized by the brightly-colored chassis, HP’s line of Stream laptops are bold in aesthetic and in performance power. Experience a world of technicolor when you power on the HP Stream 11. Though the screen may be smaller in size, it is beyond mighty in features. With a 1366 x 768 native resolution, this lightweight PC takes tiny tech to the next level.
An astounding 12 hours and 30 minutes of battery life lets you take this Windows laptop wherever you go. Soldier on through the day and through the night knowing your PC is anything but plug-dependent. Connect your diverse world with a slew of input ports that ensure you’re always tapped into the things that matter most. As one of HP’s most affordable laptops, the HP Stream 11 makes a great first computer or secondary system.

2. HP EliteBook 745 G5 laptop

Processor (CPU): AMD Ryzen™ 3 PRO 2300U APU (2 GHz base frequency, up to 3.4 GHz burst frequency, 6MB cache, 4 cores)
Graphics card: AMD Radeon™ Vega Graphics
Memory (RAM): 8GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM
Storage: 128GB M.2 TLC SSD
Screen size & Resolution: 14-inch FHD IPS anti-glare LED-backlit screen with 1920 x 1080 resolution
Customizable: No
Best Windows laptop for: Professional power users looking for enterprise-grade performance, reliability, security, and manageability.
Why you’ll love it: The modern mobile professional’s digital world is an ever-changing force that demands dynamic technology that can keep up. The HP EliteBook 745 G5 is a powerhouse machine backed by an AMD CPU and an AMD GPU, this ultra-thin computer is much more than a simple office laptop.
HP EliteBook laptops have earned a reputation for being among the best business laptops on the market. Don’t let the HP EliteBook 745 G5’s ultraslim form factor fool you; this computer delivers powerful performance, vivid display coloring, and expansive storage capacity for all of your digital duties.

3. HP 14z laptop

Processor (CPU): AMD Dual-Core E2-9000e (1.5 GHz, up to 2 GHz, 1 MB cache)
Graphics card: AMD Radeon R2 Graphics
Memory (RAM): 4GB DDR4-1866 SDRAM (1 x 4GB)
Storage: 32GB eMMC
Screen size & Resolution: 14-inch diagonal HD SVA BrightView WLED-backlit with 1366 x 768 resolution
Best Windows laptop for: Students and entry-level users with low-maintenance needs and high dependency on web browsing and word processing
Why you’ll love it: When it comes to straightforward, easy-to-navigate functionality, the HP 14z laptop lives up to expectation. Getting you online as quickly as possible and minimizing laggy wait times for full program launches, this slick, streamlined PC is a lightweight machine. Lauded for its crystal-clear, 14-inch display, fluid trackpad, and responsive keyboard, the HP 14z laptop is a beautiful blend of style and stability.

4. HP Notebook 15 PC

Processor (CPU): Intel Core™ i3-5005U (2 GHz, 3MB cache, 2 cores)
Graphics card: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Memory (RAM): 4GB DDR3L-1600 SDRAM
Storage: 128GB M.2 SSD
Screen size & Resolution: 15.6-inch HD SVA BrightView WLED-backlit screen with 1366 x 768 resolution
Customizable: No
Best Windows laptop for: Entry-level PC users looking for a comprehensive system that offers high-speed performance and reliable functionality.
Why you’ll love it: From web-surfing and light gaming to multimedia storage and movie-streaming, the HP Notebook 15 is the perfect PC for the everyday casual user. Elevate your tech curb appeal with this aesthetically pleasing laptop computer.
Weighing in at 4.1 lbs, this HP notebook packs a powerful punch despite its ultra-portable size. Play on with the 3-cell 31 Wh Li-ion battery that delivers up to 8 hours and 30 minutes of video playback battery life.
Equipped with McAfee LiveSafe software, you can rest assured knowing your digital world is constantly protected against cyber threats and malicious viruses. Heighten your security measures even further with the integrated Kensington mini security slot. Knowing your computer is safe from harm is the first step toward responsible laptop ownership.

5. HP Gaming Pavilion 15 laptop

Processor (CPU): Intel Core i7-8750H (2.2 GHz base frequency, up to 4.1 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, 9MB cache, 6 cores)
Graphics card: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050
Memory (RAM): 12 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM
Storage: 1 TB 5400 rpm SATA
Screen size & Resolution: 15.6-inch FHD WLED-backlit with 1920x1080 resolution
Customizable: Yes
Best Windows laptop for: Intermediate to expert-level gamers looking to gain a competitive edge with top-tier specs that turn heavy gaming into a seamless digital venture.
Why you’ll love it: Finding a powerful gaming laptop means finding a computer that refuses to compromise on any essential specs. The HP Gaming Pavilion 15 laptop comes jam-packed with tech details worth raving about.
The 15.6-inch Full High Definition display comes to sprawling life with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. Leave glitchy lag and costly interruptions in the past. This HP Gaming Pavilion is engineered for entertainment, no compromises.
Whether you’re a casual gamer or a convention competitor, everything from the Bang & Olufsen dual speakers to the integrated accelerometers will boost gameplay from the first power on. And if you’re not quite satisfied with the default specs, the HP Gaming Pavilion 15 is fully customizable so the freedom to choose lies in your hands.

6. HP ENVY 17t touch laptop

Processor (CPU): Intel Core i7-8550U (1.8 GHz, up to 4 GHz, 8MB cache, 4 cores)
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Memory (RAM): 8GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM
Storage: 1TB 7200 rpm SATA; 16GB PCIe® NVMe™ Intel Optane
Screen size & Resolution: 17.3-inch FHD IPS WLED-backlit touch screen
Customizable: Yes
Best Windows laptop for: Intermediate and professional PC users looking for high-quality specs without breaking the bank.
Why you’ll love it: The HP ENVY 17t touch laptop is a seamless combination of top-tier protection, unparalleled performance, and limitless possibility. Thanks to state-of-the-art features like a powerful Intel i7 processor, a sprawling 17.3-inch screen, and a privacy camera kill switch, the HP ENVY 17t soars above and beyond expectation.
Living within the sophisticated silver chassis is a workhorse machine that works just as hard as you do. Not only does this computer look beautiful, but it performs just as wonderfully.

7. HP Pro x2 612 G2 tablet

Processor (CPU): Intel Pentium® 4410Y (1.5 GHz, 2MB Cache) 2-core processor
Graphics card: Intel HD Graphics 615 - Y6K61AV
Memory (RAM): 4GB
Storage: 128GB M.2-2280 SATA-3 TLC SSD
Screen size & Resolution: 12-inch FHD BrightView WUXGA+ UWVA LED-backlit touch screen with 1920 x 1280 resolution
Customizable: Yes
Best Windows laptop for: Power users looking for heightened versatility, professional-grade all-in-one capability, and configurable features that adapt to your workflow.
Why you’ll love it: The HP Pro x2 612 G2 tablet does everything but blend in, challenging you to revisit how you think of a laptop. Strike that fine balance between conventional and exquisite with the HP Pro x2 612 G2. Get the most out of your day whether it’s out on the field or at an office cubicle.
This power PC streamlines all of your computing duties. Capable of enduring 120,000 of HP's Total Test Process and designed to pass MIL-STD 810G tests, the HP Pro x2 is the hard worker’s finest companion.

8. HP Spectre x360 15T touch

Processor (CPU): Intel Core i7-8750H (2.2 GHz, up to 4.1 GHz, 6 cores)
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti with Max-Q design
Memory (RAM): 16GB
Storage: 512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
Screen size & Resolution: 15.6-inch 4K IPS anti-glare micro-edge backlit touch screen with 3840 x 2160 resolution
Customizable: Yes
Best Windows laptop for: Intermediate PC users looking for an impressive visual experience, all-in-one functionality, and blazing processor performance.
Why you’ll love it: The HP Spectre x360 15T touch brings refined design elegance into your digital sphere. Powered by an incredible 15.6-inch 4K touch screen and battery giving you up to 17 hours and 30 minutes of work and play, the HP Spectre x360 15T accelerates your productivity, no matter what’s on your agenda.
Count on the integrated 8th Generation i7 Intel Core processor for all of your data-crunching, image manipulation, movie-watching, and much more. With the ability to configure the laptop into tent mode, flat mode, or plug away in traditional clamshell form, the HP Spectre x360 is the sleekest computing solution for your digital needs.

9. HP OMEN X 2S laptop

Processor (CPU): Intel Core i7 9750H (2.6 GHz, up to 4.5 GHz, 12MB cache, 6 cores)
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Memory (RAM): 16GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM
Storage: 256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
Screen size & Resolution: 15.6-inch FHD WLED-backlit screen with 1920 x 1080 resolution
Customizable: Yes
Best Windows laptop for: Intermediate or hardcore gamers looking for top-end gaming specs and overclocking capabilities.
Why you’ll love it: The HP OMEN X 2S laptop reinvents all preconceived notions of what a gaming laptop can be. As the world’s first dual-screen gaming laptop, the HP OMEN X 2S is a revolutionary addition to the computer gaming scene.
Revel in hours of uninterrupted gameplay with the industry’s first 1080p touch screen mounted just above the keyboard. Upgrade your visuals to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 2080 graphics with Max-Q design for life-like coloring and ultra-fast frame rates.
Weighing only 5.18 lbs and measuring 20 mm thin, the HP OMEN X 2S laptop is considerably lightweight for the integrated power machinery it’s stocked with. Loaded with next-generation GDDR6 memory, support for DirectX 12 features like DXR, and more, this PC is anything but average.

10. HP ZBook Studio x360 G5 mobile workstation

Processor (CPU): Intel Core i5-8300H processor (2.3 GHz, up to 4.0 GHz with Turbo Boost, 8MB cache, 4 core)
Graphics card: Intel UHD Graphics 630 (2YS54AV)
Memory (RAM): 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4 2666
Storage: 256GB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD
Screen size & Resolution: 15.6-inch diagonal FHD LED screen with 1920 x 1080 resolution
Customizable: Yes
Best Windows laptop for: Technical and creative professionals who demand expert-grade technology to strengthen their productivity.
Why you’ll love it: Revered as the world’s most powerful convertible PC, the HP ZBook Studio x360 breaks all boundaries of what a workstation laptop can look like. Backed by an 8th Generation Intel Core processor, NVIDIA graphics, and an innovative 360-degree hinge, the HP ZBook Studio x360 is a true jack of all trades.
Make your PC work for you in a number of versatile positions. Tent mode, dock mode, tablet mode, and laptop mode are all dynamic ways to create, review, design, connect, and communicate.

Summing it all up

Count on HP® to find the best Windows laptop for your specific digital demands. Whether you’re an entry-level user whose best choice is the HP Notebook 15T, an experienced power user who should opt for the HP Zook, or somewhere in between, HP’s boundless collection of industry-leading laptops are sure to check off all of your PC checklist boxes.
About the Author: Tulie Finley-Moise is a contributing writer for HP® Tech Takes. Tulie is a digital content creation specialist based in San Diego, California with a passion for the latest tech and digital media news.

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