Best Laptops Under $2000 (2020)

Top Best Latest Laptops Under 2000 dollars

For under $2000, a laptop should have good performance, design and build quality, long battery life, and a quality display. Here, we’ll look at the best laptops under $2000. At a price point of around $2000, there are features, and specifications that are a must have in a laptop, in order to get value for your money. The features, have been taken into consideration when coming up with this list. These laptops, are suitable for Architecture, Design, video and photo editing, Blender, CAD programs, gaming and music production.

First, lets talk about performance. When you are willing to fork out $2000, for a laptop, then performance is of great importance. The performance, is mainly influenced by the processor, RAM, and graphics card. When it comes to the processor, an Intel Core i7/ Ryzen 7, is the minimum that you should get in your laptop. With this, you can run, pretty much, all the applications and programs without running into performance bottlenecks.

If you use specialized software such as video editing, CAD, engineering, Design, then a graphics card, goes a long way in ensuring that you get enhanced performance from your laptop. Some of the workload, is offloaded from the CPU, to the GPU. Therefore, you get even better performance. An Nvidia or AMD graphics card, with at least 6GB of vRAM, is the minimum.

Another important feature, is the RAM. In most cases, you’ll probably be running several programs at the same time. For example, you might have several word documents, pdf, several browser tabs, and a program, all running at the same time. You need to quickly switch between these programs without experiencing lags and stutters. This is only possible with enough RAM. That is why, in this list of best laptops that cost less than $2000, you’ll only get laptops with at least 16GB of RAM.

One of the features that most people usually overlook, is the display quality. At this price point, a 4k display, is the absolute minimum. You’ll get high contrast ratio, high brightness level, in addition to vivid color reproduction. The screen size, is usually a subjective matter, however, either a 14 inch, or a 15 inch laptop maintains the balance between power, productivity and portability.

The battery life, is another important feature. If you’ll be constantly on the move, then having a laptop that can be used for a full day without requiring a recharge is quite important. For that reason, a laptop should last at least 8 hours of moderate usage. This ensures that you don’t have to carry around your power brick. In addition, it gives you the freedom of sitting anywhere in a room, not necessarily next to a power outlet.

You can also have a look at the best laptops under $2500, in addition to the best laptops under $3000.

All the laptops listed here, meet and exceed the above mentioned specifications, in order to ensure that you get value for your money. This list of best laptops that cost less than $2000, has brands such as MSI, Microsoft Surface, MacBook, Lenovo, Asus, HP, Dell and Acer.

The Following are the Best Laptops Under $2000 (2020):

1Acer Predator Triton 500 Thin & Light Gaming Laptop


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CPU 8th Generation Intel Core i7 8750H 6 Core Processor (Upto 4.1GHz)
GPU Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 overclock Graphics with Max Q design and 8 GB of dedicated GDDR6 DRAM
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
RAM 16 GB DDR4
Storage Space 512 GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports HDMI, USBs, Audio Jack Ethernet
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.11 x 10.04 x 0.7 inches
Weight 4.63 pounds
Pros Very good performance
Cons NA

2Eluktronics MAX-15 Covert Gamer Notebook PC


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CPU 10th Generation Intel Core i7-10875H 8-Core 16-Thread Processor
GPU RTX 2060 Graphics (Max-P
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920x1080
RAM 16 GB
Storage Space 512 GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports 1 Thunderbolt 3 Port, 1 HDMI x 2.0b, 1 USB 3.1 (Gen 2), 2 USB 3.1 (Gen 1), MicroSD Card Reader, Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, Dedicated Audio out & Mic-In jacks, Kensington Lock slot
Dimensions (L x W x H) 13.97 x 9.29 x 0.77"
Weight 3.82lbs
Pros Performance, Long battery life
Cons None

3Huawei MateBook X Pro Signature Edition Thin & Light Laptop


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CPU 8th Gen i5-8250U
GPU Intel UHD620
Display Size 13.9 inches
Display Resolution 3000X2000 pixels
RAM 8 GB LPDDR3
Storage Space 256 GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports USB-A port, USB-C port, HDMI port and VGA port
Dimensions (L x W x H) 11.97 x 0.57 x 8.54 inches
Weight 2.93 pounds
Pros Good performance, Long battery life
Cons NA

4Lenovo ThinkPad P53s Laptop


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CPU Intel Core i7-8565U 1. 80GHz Processor (8th Gen, upto 4. 60 GHz, 8MB Smart Cache, 4-Cores)
GPU NVIDIA Quadro P520 2GB GDDR5
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 16 GB SO-DIMM
Storage Space 512GB PCIe SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports 2xUSB3. 1, 1xHDMI, 1xThunderbolt Port, 1xType-C USB, Micro SD Reader, 3. 5mm Combo Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 9.76 x 14.4 x 0.75 inches
Weight 3.9 pounds
Pros Performance, Lightweight, Build uality
Cons

5LG gram Thin and Light Laptop


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CPU Intel 8th Generation Intel Core i7 8565u Processor
GPU Intel HD Graphics 610
Display Size 17 inches
Display Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels
RAM 16 GB DDR4
Storage Space 512 GB Flash Memory Solid State
Operating System Windows 10
Ports HDMI, USBs, Audio Jack, Ethernet
Dimensions (L x W x H) 15 x 10.5 x 0.7 inches
Weight 2.95 pounds
Pros Long battery life with outstanding performance, Quality design and build
Cons Lightweight

6MSI GE75 Raider Gamer Notebook


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CPU Intel Core i7-10750H Six Core Processor (12MB Cache, 2.6GHz-5.0GHz)
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB GDDR6
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
RAM 16GB DDR4 2666MHz
Storage Space 512 GB
Operating System Windows 10
Ports USBs, HDMI, Audio Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.17 x 10.43 x 0.91 inches
Weight 5.25 pounds
Pros Performance, Quality display
Cons Weight

7MSI GL73 Gaming Laptop


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CPU Intel Core i7-9750H 2.60 - 4.5GHz 6-core Processor
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Dedicated Graphics
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Resolution 1920x1080 pixels
RAM 64GB RAM
Storage Space 2 TB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports 1x HDMI, 1x Mini DisplayPort, 3x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen 1
Dimensions (L x W x H) 11.29 x 16.49 x 1.25 inches
Weight 5.95 pounds
Pros Very good performance
Cons Heavy

8MSI GS66 Stealth 10SE-039 Laptop


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CPU Intel Core i7-10750H
GPU Nvidia RTX 2060
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 16GB
Storage Space 512GB NVMe SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports Thunderbolt 3*1 PD charge USB-C Gen1 *1 USB 3 2 Gen2 *3 Steel Series per-Key RGB with Anti-Ghost key (84 Key) 720p HD Webcam
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.2 x 9.6 x 0.7 inche
Weight 4.63 pounds
Pros Performance, Design and Build Quality
Cons NA

9MSI GS75 Stealth-413 17.3 Gaming Laptop


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CPU Intel Core i7-9750h 2. 6 - 4. 5GHz
GPU NVIDIA GTX1660Ti
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
RAM 16GB
Storage Space 1TB NVMe NVMe SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports USB, HDMI, Ethernet, Audio Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 15.59 x 10.22 x 0.75 inches
Weight 9.38 pounds
Pros Performance, Quality display
Cons Weight

10MSI P65 Creator-1084 15.6 4K UHD Laptop


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CPU Intel Core i7-9750h 2.6 - 4.5GHz
GPU Graphics NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6G GDDR6
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
RAM 32 GB SO-DIMM
Storage Space 1 TB Flash Memory Solid State
Operating System Windows 10
Ports USB, HDMI, Ethernet, Audio Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 15.08 x 10.24 x 0.69 inches
Weight 8.28 pounds
Pros Performance
Cons Weight

11MSI Prestige 14 A10SC-021 14 UHD Ultra Thin and Light Professional Laptop


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CPU Intel Core i7-10710U
GPU GTX1650 MAX-Q
Display Size 14 inches
Display Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
RAM 16 GB DDR3L
Storage Space 1 TB HDD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports Thunderbolt 3*2 USB 2. 0 *2 LAN Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201(2*2 ax) BT 5 720p HD Webcam
Dimensions (L x W x H) 12.6 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches
Weight 3.46 ounces
Pros Good performance, Quality display, Long battery life
Cons NA

12OMEN X 2S by HP 2019 15-inch Gaming Laptop


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CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9750H Processor, 6-Core, 2.6GHz up to 4.5GHz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
RAM 16 GB SDRAM
Storage Space 512 GB Flash Memory Solid State
Operating System Windows 10
Ports Headphone/Microphone Combo, 3 USB 3.1 Type-A, 1 RJ-45, 1 HDMI, 1 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™
Dimensions (L x W x H) 10.30 x 14.26 x 0.78 inches
Weight 5.25 pounds
Pros Outstanding performance
Cons NA

13Razer Blade 15 Worlds Smallest 15.6in Gaming Laptop


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CPU Intel Core i7-8750H 6 core processor
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q Design VR Ready graphics
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920x1080 pixels
RAM 16 GB DDR4
Storage Space 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Operating System Windows 10
Ports 3x USB 3.1, Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C), HDMI, Mini Display Port
Dimensions (L x W x H) 9.25 x 13.98 x 0.78 inches
Weight 4.48 pounds
Pros Performance
Cons None

14ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop,


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CPU 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H Hexa-core Processor
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB GDDR6
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
RAM 16 GB DDR4
Storage Space 1 TB Flash Memory Solid State
Operating System Windows 10
Ports HDMI, USB, Audio Jack
Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.17 x 9.92 x 0.78 inches
Weight 4.39 pounds
Pros Good performance, Quality display, Large storage capacity
Cons NA

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