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Top Business Laptops to Buy in UK

Updated on March 20, 2017


Regardless of whether you are running a small or large business, having a portable PC and laptop is crucial in ensuring that you’re able to stay on top of all of your professional obligations. The need for a strong laptop which is also powerful is imperative when you’re searching for a laptop primarily for business use. Read on as we make your search simpler and take a look at the top business laptops in the UK.

Lenovo ThinkPad T450s

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 (5th Gen) 5300U / 2.3 GHz Max Turbo Speed 2.9 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Screen: 14" HD+ (1600 x 900) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD
  • Operating System: Windows 8 Professional

Tested to military specifications, this Lenovo laptop is one of the best as far as durable laptops go; it has undergone vigorous testing and can endure high pressure, fog, dust and even high temperature environments. It includes Windows 8 professional, allowing you to access and use your favourite Microsoft office programs and experience the smooth user interface of the operating system.

The 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage space gives you enough room for your important documents or files. It also has a backlit keyboard, for those late nights in the office or at home, and the keyboard is also spill resistant so accidental coffee spills won’t be a major concern.

HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G3

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (6th Gen) 6500U / 2.5 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.1 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • Screen: 14" QHD Touchscreen Display (2560 x 1440) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 520
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

The HP EliteBook is the ultimate in secure business laptops, it includes Sure Start technology which gives you added protection against BIOS attacks; It has a self-healing BIOS which safeguards the device from BIOS corruption, that would otherwise jeopardise your entire library of files.

It has a long battery life, something which is essential for a business laptop as you want it to last the whole day. In addition, it has a WWAN option and 720p webcam, making it ideal for video conference calls and one of the main reasons why it is featured in our list of the top business laptops in the UK.

HP ZBook

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (5th Gen) 5500U / 2.4 GHz ( 3 GHz ) / 4 MB Cache
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Screen: 14" Full HD Display (1920 x 1080)
  • Graphics: Intel HD 5500
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Edition

The HP ZBook is thin and light, weighing just 3.57 pounds, allowing you to travel around with it conveniently. It comes in a beautiful aluminium finish which sets it apart from other business laptops. It has an extremely responsive fingerprint reader for added security, giving you control over access to your business’s confidential files.

It also includes HP’s Z Turbo Drive which allows you to work on large files whilst reducing the work time, and the addition of HP’s remote graphics software on the laptop allows you to share your workstation with other PCs, allowing better integration for everyone within your business or department.

Toshiba Portege Z30-C

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (6th Gen) 6500U / 2.5 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.1 GHz
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • Screen: 13.3" Full HD Display (1920 x 1080) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 520
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

This robust Toshiba laptop lasts 15.5 hours on one charge and weighs 1.2 kg making it the perfect business laptop to go travelling with. It has been drop, spill and pressure tested so you can be sure that it’s sturdy enough to be used frequently without the stress of repairing and replacing your business’s laptop.

It also has a non-reflective screen so you can use it when you’re out and about. It also has 3 USB 3.0 ports, a multi SD card reader and fingerprint reader, as well as a HDMI port making it ideal for your connectivity requirements and security.

Panasonic Toughbook CF-54

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 (6th Gen) 6300U / 2.4 GHz Max Turbo Speed 3.0 GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Screen: 14" HD Display (1366 x 768) Resolution
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 520
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Professional

The clue is in the name and the Toughbook is as tough as they come. With a magnesium casing, it can withstand a 90cm drop, it is vibration and shock proof, and has a spill resistant keyboard; making it perfect for businesses who don’t want to worry about the durability or reliability of their laptop.

It comes with a carry handle built in, making it the ideal ‘grab and go’ laptop, and eliminating the need and fuss of having a separate carry case. It can also tolerate high humidity temperatures for those international business trips. All in all, the Panasonic Toughbook is the epitome of a strong business laptop.


Having a laptop for your business that is dependable, fast as well as robust is essential; it must be able to survive daily wear and tear and not cost you and your business valuable time with maintenance or repairs, and there is a wide range available to us, as we have just seen in our post on the Top Business Laptops in the UK. We hope you enjoyed reading!

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