This is the laptop for a blogger working remotely. During a video interview I was offered this Lenovo X1 Carbon with an Intel Core i5-8300H, 8GB RAM, and 1TB SATA hard drive. It cost me about $1,200 while the other candidates were upwards of $1,900. The 4K display looks amazing.
However, there are several great notebooks for bloggers using professional software. For true mobility, you will need something with a high-speed cellular network card. And remember, the cost for your cellular network connection will vary based on where you live and how much data you need.
This is not a conventional choice. I got the most positive reviews for my Chromebook Pixel. It’s not that the laptop was better, but more convenient. The Chromebook Pixel is not available for sale anymore, but I suspect there are still people asking for it.
A Chromebook is essentially a basic computer with internet connectivity. You don’t need a powerful processing machine to get results, instead you need a machine that includes an operating system that helps support Chrome as a working platform. The typical Chromebook has a 13.3-inch LED display, and comes with an Intel Atom or i3 processor and a webcam. You can also configure the laptop to offer up to 32GB SSD memory.
If you’re still looking for a laptop, a few of them may be reliable candidates:
Lenovo Miix 510
Battery life is key. The Miix 510 offers considerable battery life – eight hours on a single charge. The webcam on the front helps you keep better tabs on your audience. If you cannot find the cafe you are located in, it’s important that the laptop works independently and with Bluetooth. These factors help you to get the best results.
This has one the best keyboards I have seen on a laptop – excellent and responsive. I really like the trackpad and its strong scrolling capabilities. It also features a microSD card slot, so you can connect any card with an external drive.
You won’t want to use the webcam to see details of your face, but the large size of the webcam lens allows it to maintain a level of sharpness.
Also, the GS65 AIO has four USB-C ports, including one for Intel Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. The GTX 1050 (1GB) integrated graphics also provide more computing performance. It can perform some video editing tasks, with enhanced playback and improved graphics.
Dell XPS 13
I would place a lot of confidence in the Dell XPS 13. It will keep you connected, do an OK job at video editing, and offer the perfect balance between performance and battery life.
To wrap up, have an open mind when choosing a laptop for your needs. The connections are there, and you can be confident that they will work. You can feel comfortable with any laptop on this list.