The best laptops for watching movies

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1. Best Windows: Asus ProArt
2. Best MacBook: MacBook Pro
3. Best large: Dell XPS 17
4. Best 2-in-1: Surface Studio
5. Chromebook: HP x2 11
6. Portable MacBook: Air 13.6 M2
7. Best gaming: Razer Blade 17
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Although it's unlikely that anyone would buy a new laptop for only watching movies, streaming 4K films and TV series is a very important part of the modern laptop experience. That's why I've put together some of our top-reviewed laptops that shine when it comes to displaying films beautifully (as well as being able to handle a lot of other creative tasks). 

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.