Top 10 Laptop Computers in 2010

By Jayita, Gaea News Network
Thursday, May 27, 2010


As we listed up Top 10 laptops in 2009, we are continuing with that effort to bring you the list of top 10 laptops in 2010. With a handful of laptops available in the market, its not an easy task to pick up the best 10. After an extensive research we were able to queue up top 10 laptops in 2010. Our list is prepared depending on some factors such as performance, design, technical features, price, review reports of each device etc. Have a look.


1. Dell Studio XPS 16

Dell Studio

Experience multimedia laptop facilities with Dell Studio XPS 16. The device looks stunning in a black and gray color combination and performance is pretty good. The laptop is powered by Core i7 Mobile Processors that allows fast multitasking. As for display, what’s more you need while there is 15.6″ LED or optional 16″ RGBLED seamless display?

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 Processor
  • Ram Memory: 6GB
  • Video Memory: 1GB
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium, 64bit,
  • Display: 15.6″ LED or optional 16″ RGBLED seamless display.



2. Apple MacBook Pro Spring 2010

Apple MacBook

Apple’s 15.4-inch MacBook Pro is a portable powerhouse. It has thin yet strong chassis that feels very solid and substantial. The 15.4-inch wide-screen display offers a 1,440×900-pixel native resolution.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Core i7 2.66GHz
  • RAM Memory: 4GB
  • Hard Drive: 500GB HDD
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GT 330M + Intel GMA 4500MHD
  • Display: 15.4-inch

$2,084.95 - $2,199.00


3. HP Pavilion HDX16-1040us

HP Pavilion

The 20.1 inch widescreen HP Pavilion has a native resolution of 1366X768 which is very high compared to other notebook computers. This unit comes with a 320GB hard disk drive and 4 GB of memory. This sleek and powerful device offers a classy theater experience. The innovative design of HP Pavilion marks a distinguishable place for it among the other laptops available in the market.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 / 2.26 GHz
  • RAM Memory: 4 GB / 8 GB (max)
  • Ram Technology: DDR2 SDRAM
  • Graphics Processor / Vendor: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT



4. Alienware M17x


Alienware M17x is one of the most popular gaming laptops. It has 17″ widescreen stunning LCD display which is attractive enough to fall in love at first sight. Alienware M17x features a dual CCFL back-lit LCD with higher brightness. A 2 megapixel webcam and digital microphone array lets you access the web, while wireless connection helps you uninterrupted broadcast anywhere, anytime.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4 GHz Processor
  • RAM Memory: 4GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
  • Display: 17-inch Wide XGA
  • Webcam: 2 MP


5. Sony VAIO F Series

Sony Vaio

Sony VAIO F Series might be a late comer in the party but it proves there is nothing wrong being late with plethora of advanced technologies. The device has 16.4 inch screen that provides full HD display, Blu-ray player and discrete graphics. VAIO weighing 6.6 pounds is still enough light to carry around with ease.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Intel Core i7-720QM 1.60-GHz Processor
  • RAM Memory: 8GB/8GB (Expandable)
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
  • Display: 16.4 inches


6. Lenovo IdeaPad Y460


This is a thin and light laptop, wrapped with big performance capability. The Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 is a 14-inch laptop equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor and switches between a midrange ATI and an integrated graphics chip. You are allowed to play high definition videos, editing photos and arrays of games with this device.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-520M
  • RAM Memory: 4 GB
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon 5650


7. Asus UL30A-X5


Want to purchase a compact, lightweight, powerful, stylish laptop? ASUS UL30A-X5 can be your desired one. This laptop is amazing with 12.5 hours of battery life. The laptop is extremely portable weighing just 3.74 pounds. Other features include 0.3-megapixel webcam, high quality Altec Lansing speakers and a HD display screen.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Intel SU7300 Core 2 Duo 1.3GHz Processor
  • RAM Memory: 4GB, DDR3 RAM
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium Operating System (64 bit)
  • Display: 13.3″ HD LED LCD Display


8. Toshiba Satellite L500


Toshiba Satellite laptops are available in three models based on screen size and activities. The 17.3″ model is perfect for you if you require more room or thinking about replacement of your desktop. While considering portability and plenty of workspace, you should go for 15.6″ L500 laptops. Whatever be the model, Toshiba L500 Series offers energy-efficient LED backlit displays and Toshiba’s power saving eco utility helps you fine tune your laptop. The versatility of these models lie in a numeric 10-key pad that allows smoother data entry.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Intel Pentium Processor T4300
  • RAM Memory: 3GB DDR2 memory
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit)
  • Graphics Card: 128MB-1341MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory
  • Display: 15.6″ widescreen

Starting At: $459.99


9. Acer Aspire AS1410-2039

Acer Aspire

If you are looking for a solid, reliable and easy portable laptop rather than a stylish one, check out this one. The laptop is preloaded with Windows 7 Home Premium Operating System. AS1410-2039 is powered by an Intel Celeron 743 Processor. The 11.6″ HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-Backlit screen offers a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Intel Celeron 743 Processor 1.3GHz
  • RAM Memory: 2GB
  • Memory Speed: DDR2 667
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Graphics Card: Intel GMA 4500M
  • Display: 11.6″ HD Widescreen

$ 399.99


10. HP Compaq 6730b

HP Compaq

Searching for a smaller laptop that can run multiple applications concurrently? Then your search ends here. With a starting weight of only 5.9 lb HP Compaq is portable to anywhere you want to carry. This unit is powered by Intel Core2 Duo processor and offers smarter battery performance. An optional HP Mobile Broadband, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WLAN and Bluetooth technologies will let you stay connected always.

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4 GHz
  • RAM Memory: 2 GB expandable to 8 GB
  • Memory Speed: DDR2 SDRAM
  • Operating System: Windows 7 Pro
  • Graphics Card: Mobile Intel GMA 4500MHD
  • Microsoft DirectX 10 capable
  • Display: 15.4″ WXGA BrightView display



October 20, 2010: 8:51 am

Hi, I lost my cd which came with my computer.
So I lost also the activation key.
I had Windows Vista Home Premium which was the original program for my computer. But due a power failure, my computerstart give me problem.
So I borrow a Windows 7 Home Premium cd to install on my computer.But a couple of months it starts freezing. So I upgrade it to Windows 7 Professional.
But I don’t have a key. can you help me out Thanks.

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