Updated on 29 November 2013 by

Classroom teaching has become a way more productive and interactive with the use of laptops. The best laptops for teachers have excellent portability, functionality and long battery life which assist them in keeping up with the class schedules throughout the day.

Teachers need reliable laptops configured with dual-core Intel Core processors having integrated graphics cards which are power efficient and can handle applications involving images, texts and video clips. The topmost laptops are shipped with at least 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD/500GB HDD.

A screen size of 13 inch to 15 inch is well suited for comfortable viewing when working for long hours. Besides, presence of a full-size keyboard can help in preparing class reports, quizzes and assignment sheets with ease. A user-friendly interface, preloaded software for presentations, spreadsheets and documents, anti-theft protection to safeguard confidential information and spill-resistant design are few other basic features of the best laptop for teachers.

While buying laptops for teachers, it is always to better to opt for the ones having good networking and connectivity features. At times, it may be necessary to connect projectors to the laptops when attending to large number of students in a seminar hall. Furthermore, smooth web browsing capabilities are must to update oneself with current events for certain subjects or to collect teaching material from the internet.

We suggest here the top rated Mac and Windows laptops for teachers which will help them impart technology-enhanced education to their students.


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Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch (2015)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2015)
Toshiba Satellite Radius 14
Razer Blade (2015)
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch (2015)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2015)
Toshiba Satellite Radius 14
Razer Blade (2015)
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
$1,725 - $3,499
$1,754 - $2,050
$910
$2,300 - $2,400
$250
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Mar 2015
Aug 2015
Feb 2015
Sep 2015
Display Size
15.4 in.
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
Display
15.4 inches, Widescreen, 2880 x 1800
14 inches, Widescreen, 2560 x 1440
14 inches, Widescreen, 3200 x 1800
Hard Drive
256 GB, SSD, Flash storage
256 GB, SSD
500GB , 5,400rpm , Serial ATA
256 GB, SSD
64GB , eMMC
Installed Memory
16 GB
8 GB
16 GB
Operating System
Mac OS X Yosemite
Windows 8.1 Pro
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Processor
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i7-4770HQ
2.3 GHz, Intel Core i5-5300U
2.1-GHz Intel Core i3 5015U
2.6 GHz, Intel Core i7-4720HQ
1.6-GHz dual-core Intel Celeron N3050
Laptop Type
Media, Business, Small Business, Desktop Replacement, SSD, Flash storage
Business, Ultrabook
Gaming, Ultraportable, Gaming Ultraportable
Average Rating
 4.2 stars
 4.1 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.5 stars
Display
72% Positive
28% Negative
42% Positive
58% Negative
100% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
100% Negative
Keypad
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
33% Positive
67% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
100% Positive
Connectivity
37% Positive
63% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
100% Negative
Performance
85% Positive
15% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
83% Positive
17% Negative
Look and Feel
83% Positive
17% Negative
81% Positive
19% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative

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