10+ best laptops for small business owners [Home, Office]

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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What are the best laptops for small business owners

If you’re always on the go, having a proper laptop is important, especially if you’re a businessperson. There all sorts of laptops on the market, and today we’re going to show you the best business Windows 10 laptops.

What are the best business Windows 10 laptops?

HP 2020 Newest 17.3 Inch Flagship Laptop

  • 17.3-inch diagonal HD+ SVA (1600 x 900) display
  • 16 GB of RAM and 256 GB SSD
  • Extensive connections: 1 x USB 3.0 Type-A, 1 x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1 x USB Type-C, 1 x HDMI, 1 x headphone output/ microphone input combo.
  • Windows 10
  • The optical drive tray is very thin

This is a 17-inch laptop intended for small businesses. The device uses 3.9 GHz 8th generation Intel Core i5-8265U that combines CPU and integrated graphics. Regarding the display, this device offers 1600 x 900 resolution that is great for any office activity.

The 16 GB of RAM can come in handy for accounting apps while the 256GB SSD is very fast for storring and transferring files. The includes DVD writer optical drive can be used to backup office documents on disks.


2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E15

  • 10th gen Intel i5 processor
  • 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • 3-Cell 45 WHr Li-ion battery, up to 11 hours autonomy
  • customer support is not ideal

Lenovo ThinkPad E15 is a great 15.6-inch laptop for business users. The laptop weighs about 4.3 lbs, so you can easily carry this device in your bag. Regarding the processor, you can rely on the newest, 10th gen. Intel i5 processor.

As for the graphics, the device comes with Intel Integrated graphics, enough to stream some videos after work.

This laptop comes with 16 GB of RAM and a 1 TB SSD for storage. If you get to be away from any outlets, don’t worry because you will be covered for up to 11 hours with a full charge.

Lenovo ThinkPad E15 comes with 2 USB 3.1 ports, a USB-C port, HDMI, an RJ-45 Ethernet port, and more.


Newest HP 14″ HD WLED Business Laptop

  • AMD Athlon Silver 3050U up to 3.2GHz
  • 4GB DDR4 and 128GB SSD
  • Wireless-AC, HDMI, Bluetooth, Webcam, SD Card Reader
  • 1366 x 768 resolution
  • Just Windows 10 S installed

This is a very simple laptop with minimal configuration and a very affordable price. The AMD Athlon Silver 3050U is pretty powerful and the 4 GB of memory is OK for office apps but you can forget about any possible gaming.

Otherwise, the 14-inch laptop has a 1366 x 768 resolution and plenty of features that can help you at the office. The HP laptop comes with 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a webcam suited for communication with your work peers.


2020 Newest Dell Inspiron 15

  • 12GB RAM, 256GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit OS
  • 2 x USB 3.1, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI, 1 x combination audio jack, 1 x SD card reader
  • Wireless-802.11 AC and Bluetooth 4.1 combo
  • No DVD drive

This laptop comes with 15.6-inch touchscreen display and it supports 1366×768 resolution. The device comes with Intel Celeron 4205U processor, 12 GB of RAM and huge storage space from the 256 GB SSD and the 1TB HDD. That should compensate the fact that, there’s no DVD drive available.

The Dell Inspiron 15 laptop has Intel HD Graphics, an SD card reader, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. The device comes with an HDMI port, and a 42 WHr 3-cell battery.


Newest HP Pavilion 15

  • Intel Quad-Core i5 processor
  • 16GB DDR4 and 512GB SSD
  • Windows 10
  • Bang & Olufsen audio
  • No optical drive

HP Pavilion 15 comes with an 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor and 16 GB of memory so it can run any administrative or office apps you might throw at it. 

The 512 GB is fast and big enough to hold all the sensitive data of your company. The 15.6″ WLED-backlit display is also a touchscreen so you can also use it as a tablet. It comes with Windows 10 Home 64-bit OS preinstalled so you won’t have to bother buying one.


ASUS ExpertBook B9450

ASUS ExpertBook B9450 is a thin and light business laptop with a nice 14-inch display with verry narro bezels and Full HD resolution. With its 2.2 lbs, you won’t even feel it in your business case.

Another business advantage is the built-in fingerprint scanner to completely secure your data. Moreover, if you tap the upper right corner of your touchpad, you will activate the LED-illuminated numeric ASUS NumberPad to crunch down on numbers.

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Editor's Note: This article was originally published in January 2017 and was revamped and updated in November 2020 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.