Top 6 Laptops for Graphic Designers 2020

Step in the year with a bang, if you are one of those who have the creative side and are inclined to showcase your skills to the world in today's time you need to have the best performance in terms of battery, display, memory, overall configuration.
Gone are the days when decent specifications laptops could be used for providing quality work.

Stepping into the new decade, we as Graphic Designers need to have robust specs in our laptops, which are both durable and provide top-notch performance.

The top 5 laptops for Graphic Designers for 2020

1.Apple Macbook Pro [2019 16inch]

CPU i7 / 9th generation processor | 16 gb ram | AMD Radeon Pro 5300M | 16 inch Retina Display Screen | 512 GB SSD

Well as we know the quality for this machine is unbeatable as the applications which draw a lot of resources can function very smoothly in this machine.

The added advantage will be running Final cut pro seamlessly and the rendering time for a video takes quite a less time. Also don’t forget it’s remarkable lightweight and thickness, which make it easy to carry along.

If you have the budget for not compromising on quality and credibility, then definitely go for this machine.

2. Acer Helios 300 [15.6 inches 2020]

CPU i7 / 10th generation processor | 32 GB ram | GeForce RTX 2070 | 15.6 inch Full HD 1080x1920 144 Ghz Refresh Rate | 2 TB SSD

One of the very best and my favorite line of laptops, which delivers most for your money, whether you are looking to do high-intensity graphic editing work, video editing, or simple web application [cloud based programs for designers] this machine won't disappoint you in any grounds.

The ergonomic design helps the laptop from overheating even in strenuous conditions.

Running high and demanding programs like Adobe Photoshop is butter smooth, which gives wings to your imagination.

It is a powerful machine for anybody who is serious about graphic design.

3. Acer Nitro 5

CPU i7 / 10th generation processor | AMD Ryzen Series 4000 Mobile processor | 32 gb ram | NVIDIA RTX™ | 15.6 inch Full HD 1080x1920 144 Ghz Refresh Rate | 1 TB SSD DDR4-29331 / NVMe SSD

Available in both variants Intel or AMD Ryzen which makes this laptop absolute go to for the designing community.

Built to perform and portability is what you get in Acer Nitro 5 2020. This makes it a serious choice for professional Graphic Designers.

The battery life is superb and the screen resolution is absolutely fantastic 1080x1920 full HD.

Applications like Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, In-design, Corel Draw, Adobe Premiere Pro run butter smooth making it a dream choice for anyone who is looking to switch their laptop, which delivers high performance.
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4. Dell XPS 15

CPU i7 / 9th generation processor | 8 GB ram | Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU| 15.6 inch Full HD 1080x1920 60 Hz Refresh Rate | 256 GB SSD

Well, as we all know, Dell has been known for providing exceptional quality at affordable prices, so this is no brainer purchase for the design enthusiast.

The power pack performance makes it go to machine while in terms of editing or retouching and also for creating.

The battery lasts for over 3 hrs while editing and using heavy applications like Photoshop, Illustrator.

It includes Thunderbolt ports, HDMI, and 2 USB ports and a card reader as well.


CPU i7 / 8750H | 32 GB ram | GeForce RTX 2070 | 15.6 inch Full HD 1080x1920 144 Ghz Refresh Rate | 1 TB FIRECUDA SSHD

Unique powerful and impressive design ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 2 will not let you down in terms of performance and mobility. It features a thin bezel around the screen and resolution is top-notch.

Running graphic design applications is butter smooth and can easily take a heavy load of running several professional applications simultaneously.

The only thing missing is the webcam, which most of the graphics designers do not have in mind while making a decision to invest in a laptop but still, at times you need to have, and ASUS should have included this in this power-packed monster laptop.

It also features a fully customizable keyboard with RGB lightning making a perfect environment for creative minds.

6. Apple Macbook Pro 13 inch

CPU i5 /10th gen | 8 GB ram | Intel Integrated Iris Plus Graphics 645 | 13 inch 1600x2560 pixels | 256 GB SSD

The impressive touch bar functionality which you get with MacBook pro 13 is exceptional as the touch bar makes life so much easier.

The touch bar experience can really enhance your workflow with having the freedom to completely customize it according to your needs, having this feature really enhances the experience as a whole and gets more done in less time.

If you have the budget definitely, the compact powerhouse won't disappoint you.


These were the top 6 laptops for Graphic Designers who want to upgrade or are thinking of getting in this creative field.

The main things to consider while purchasing powerful laptops is to consider the ability to handle multi-task applications smoothly and not degrade in performance, also keep in mind the mobility issue as when you are on the move is the machine heavy for you or can be carried easily.

Considering storage and which type is also a big concern with high demanding programs like photoshop, illustrator, premiere pro, you just cannot rely on traditional hard-drives any more. You need to have Solid State Drives, which are more reliable and fast in terms of processing data.

Screen resolution also makes a point of consideration as we need to have a quality display so that we, as graphic designers, can gauge the colors accurately.

We hope the above-mentioned points help you get more informed and help you in deciding your next purchase for the right laptop, if you need any help our Graphic Designer Delhi can help you out.

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