Top 8 Best Laptops For College Students This Year.

Top 8 Best laptops for college students this year

Top 8 Best laptops for college students

Laptops have become an essential part of our life especially during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. They’re not only a must-have commodity for college students but also come in handy while working from home in order to reduce transmission of the COVID-19 Virus in Kenya. Here’s our list of the best laptops for college students in 2021.

1. Acer Swift 3


Acer Swift 3 its secret sauce is AMD Ryzen 74700U as it gives thin and light laptops power that matches higher price alternatives. It is also extremely lightweight, making it the best laptop for hauling around campus having a proven battery life of 11-12hours as it can last through the whole day of classes, and also great for multitasking as it helps to review notes, used in coding and running other programs e.g Microsoft suite.

2. ASUS Chrome book C423  

It’s cheap and has the ability to run  Chromebook on Google’s Chrome OS, which is known for offering strong anti-virus protection, booting up in seconds, and having a long shelf life. Its two reversible USB Type-C ports make it simple to charge or connect with another device. If you are on a budget, this is an ideal laptop for college students ranked among Top 8 Best laptops for college students

3. Microsoft Surface Pro 7 

They are the best laptops for college students due to their affordability and ease of use as it functions as both laptop and tablets hence enabling students to take notes in class. It also contains 4GB and 128GB storage space hence one can add additional memory and storage.

4. ASUS ZenBook UX333FA

The ASUS ZenBook provides the greatest possible screen size for the least amount of physical space, making it perfect for the student that is forever on the go. It offers the latest Intel Core processors and a clear high-resolution display, making it suitable for working on all sorts of documents or taking a break to do some gaming or streaming.

5. Apple MacBook Air 

It’s a relatively affordable MacBook as it has the added benefit of Apple’s new Magic Keyboard. It also comes with the same powerful Intel processors (i3 or i5) and Force Touch trackpad that has long been a feature of the MacBook Air, as well as the Retina Display with True Tone that was added in 2019.

6. ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 

The ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 is a slim, lightweight, and affordable laptop that’s perfect for college students. It comes at a number of different price levels, It’s also the cheapest C434 as it offers double the RAM and storage as the C302 and can easily slide in among the textbooks in my backpack. The battery can easily last a full day of classes, therefore one can leave his/her charger back in the room.

7. Dell XPS 15 

Dell XPS 15 comes with a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of RAM, and a massive 15.6” display as it can be upgraded to up to 32 GB of RAM, 2TB of drive storage, and 4K Ultra HD+ (3840 x 2400) screen, making it suitable for even the most technologically demanding college assignments hence help students in a complex task like animation, architecture,3D modeling, and video editing.

8. Razer Blade 15 RTX

The Razer Blade 15 RTX is the perfect computer for a gamer who can also multitask his laptop to do a bit of studying. The RTX line of products is particularly slim and light, making it perfect for hauling around campus and being the world’s smallest gaming laptop.


If you are a college student, some of the factors to consider before getting a laptop are the price to performance ratio, followed by battery life, size and weight, keyboard and trackpad, and good enough performance.

At Bigtech Solutions, we have a variety of laptops for college students in Kenya to choose from. We are located at Nairobi Textile Building, Munyu road, Nairobi, Kenya.

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