The best laptops for writers

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1. Overall: MacBook Air (M2)
2. Budget: Acer Chromebook
3. Windows: Surface Lap Studio 2
4. Value Mac: MacBook Air (M1)
5. Mid-range: Acer Aspire 5
6. Best 3:2: MateBook X Pro
7. Android hybrid: Lenovo Tab P12
8. Powerful: MSI CreatorPro X17
9. Best portable: Vivobook OLED
10. All-rounder: Surface Laptop 5
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If you're looking for the best laptops for writers, you don't necessarily need one that's super-expensive or powerful. Word-processing software is pretty lightweight and will run on even the most basic of laptops. However, there are still other factors to consider.

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Matt Hanson

Matt has been a technology journalist for over 15 years, writing for publications such as T3, MacFormat and Creative Bloq. He's a managing editor of TechRadar, Creative Bloq's sister site, where he can be found writing about and reviewing laptops, computers, monitors and more. He often writes for Creative Bloq, helping creatives find their perfect laptop or PC.

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