Updated on 21 June 2016 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.


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Apple MacBook Air 13-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2015)
Microsoft Surface Book
Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)
Apple MacBook Air 13-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2015)
Microsoft Surface Book
Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)
$899 - $2,049
$1,299 - $2,449
$1,499 - $5,000
$430
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Feb 2015
Sep 2015
Sep 2015
Display
13.3 inches, Widescreen, 1440 x 900
13.3 inches, Widescreen, 2560 x 1600
13.5 inches, Widescreen, 3000 x 2000
Hard Drive
128 GB, Flash storage
128 GB, Flash storage
256 GB, SSD
16GB SSD
Installed Memory
4 GB
8 GB
8 GB, 8 GB
Operating System
Apple OS X El Capitan
Apple OS X El Capitan
Windows 10
Google Chrome
Processor
1.6 GHz, Intel Core i5-5250U
2.7 GHz, Intel Core i5-5257U
2.4 GHz, Intel Core i5-6300U
1.70 GHz Intel Celeron 3215U
Laptop Type
Ultraportable, Flash storage
Ultraportable
Ultraportable, Tablet
Average Rating
 4.1 stars
 4.5 stars
 3.8 stars
 4.5 stars
Battery
100% Positive
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
Display
22% Positive
78% Negative
84% Positive
16% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Keypad
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive
Look and Feel
50% Positive
50% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
88% Positive
12% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
Performance
100% Positive
85% Positive
15% Negative
77% Positive
23% Negative
100% Positive