Best Laptops For Engineering Students

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Best Laptops For Engineering Students:

When going for an engineering course, a laptop is a must for the students. A laptop for engineering students needs to have some specs that can easily run heavy programs.

For instance, a computer science student needs to have a laptop that can run apps for doing programmings. When you are out for buying a laptop, you will get tons of options to choose from, which can confuse you that which is the best to buy to meet all your requirements. In this article, we will be discussing some of the best laptop engineering students can buy.


MacBook Air:

Best Laptops For Engineering Students


When buying a laptop and gaming is not your requirement, then you should always prefer buying Macbooks. Macbooks are known to offer some high stability laptops, with a user-friendly environment for coding purpose.

The best thing about Macbook Air is that it comes within a budget range and looks sleek and modern. Considering the specs, you get the best specs in terms of functionality.

MacBook is powered by Intel Core i5, 5th gen processor with an 8GB DRR3 RAM. One thing that we miss in the Macbooks is the ports. Connectivity using ports in Macbooks is a bit complicated, and you will have to use dongles to use some basic ports on the laptop.

Well, with this one, you get USB 3.0 port and two thunderbolts 2.0 ports. If you are looking for a laptop that supports light gaming, you should prefer going for it.

If your sole purpose is coding and multitasking and you do not prefer gaming, you should go for this, and this will be a good companion to meet your needs. With a touch ID, all your data is secure. Its lightweight and sleek design make it portable to be easily carried from one workspace to another.

Well, the laptop offers not only higher performance but also greater battery life.


Dell Inspirion 15 5590:

Best Laptops For Engineering Students


Dell is also one of the best manufacturers for laptops and accessories. Dell has laptops to meet the requirements of all categories, be it required for students for work. Laptops for Dell can be used for home and as well as for work.

With offering some of the best laptops, Dell has launched its new laptop Dell Inspirion 15 5590 laptop, which offers some great specs and can be used by engineering students as well.

The laptops come with Windows 10 home preinstalled, and you can pay extra money to get Windows 10 pro. Apart from having Windows 10, the laptop is powered by a 10th gen Intel core i5 processor.

The laptop is equipped with 8 GB RAM DDR4 RAM. Talking about the storage, you will be getting a 512 GB SSD with this laptop, well you won’t see hybrid solution storage with this one, but that won’t be an issue if you are using external storage.


Asus Vivobook X510UN:


Now on the list, we have Asus Vivobbook X510UN, which is also a great laptop that can be used for coding and content creation. The laptop is sleek in design and comes with a non-edge display to give it a modern look. It works quite efficiently to give users the benefit of multitasking. The laptop is powered by 8th gen Intel core i7.

It has an 8GB DDR4 RAM, which is expandable for up to 32 GB. Well, unlike most of the modern computers available nowadays, you will not get to see SSD in this one; however, some model supports it.

You get a 1 TB HDD, which means lower speed, but the laptop has a 256 GB SSD slot. Talking about the GPU, it has NVIDIA GEFORCE MX150 graphics with 2GB of graphic memory.

The spec doesn’t end here; we have more to discover with this laptop as it got a really good battery life to give you half a day of usage. Talking about the ports available on the laptop, you get 3 USB type-A port, 1 USB Type-C, 1 HDMI port, one ethernet port, 1SD card slot, and one charger port.


Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Gray:

Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Gray:


Well, this is one of the first laptops launched by Xiaomi in India recently. In this given price range, the laptop has got some really good specs. The Mi notebook 14 Horizon edition comes in two variants, one with the 10th gen Intel Core i7 processor and the other with the 10th gen Intel Core i5 processor.

The only difference between both the variants is of the processor and nothing else. Well, the laptop is marked at 1.35 kg weight, which is one of the lightest laptops available in the market.

Apart from that, the laptops come with a 14-inch display with Full HD resolution. In terms of looks, the laptop resembles Macbooks with a similar metallic finish, and there’s no Mi branding on the back of the display panel. It comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM.

Talking about the storage, it has a 512 GB SSD, which is a good point at such a price point. Xiaomi claims the laptop to be having a battery life of up to 10 hours. Well, the laptop is not only designed for coding and multitasking, but you can perform light gaming on it as well. 


It is powered by an NVIDIA GEFORCE MX350 GPU having a graphic memory of 2 GB. Although the Mi notebook resembles the design of Macbook, it does have all the required ports that we miss in MacBooks.

The laptop has a USB Type-C port, 3 USB type-A port, 1 HDMI port, 1- 3.5 mm jack, and 1 charging port, well we do not get to see an SD card slot here.

The keyboard and touchpad are also the most important factor of a PC, as you will be working on it for hours. So a keyboard designed to provide comfort while you type is required.

Well, the keyboard of this laptop follows the scissor mechanism. Xiaomi, with this laptop, has tried experimenting with the camera as they removed it and provided it separately. You will not have to purchase it, as it will be available in the box.

Having a separate camera has its pros and cons. This will be an extra layer of protection to your privacy, as the site will not be able to access your camera. But as the camera is separate, you cannot carry it everywhere.

Final Words:

Laptop is something that an engineering student should must have when they start their study. Make sure you do the proper use of it and the money you invest in it returns to you in x100 amount when you land your dream job.

Instead of wasting time like others, focus on learning new skills and developing your existing skills to become a manpower in demand that can earn big bucks in the future.

Hope it helps. Cheers 🙂

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