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Browse the top-ranked list of Notebook Computers For College Students below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Notebook Computers For College Students below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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    "I love it...Great laptop...It is very convenient to carry around for school or travel....It's very fast and I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for something for their kids for school or for personal use too."

    "It is very convenient to carry around for school or travel."

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    HP x2 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop: Experience the convenience of a notebook and tablet with this HP Pavilion detachable laptop. Free yourself from the keyboard with its 10.1-inch touch screen monitor and watch HD movies with its 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. This HP Pavilion detachable laptop enhances your productivity with the 1.44 GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC.
    $259.99
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    "I love it...Great laptop...It is very convenient to carry around for school or travel....It's very fast and I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for something for their kids for school or for personal use too."

    "It is very convenient to carry around for school or travel."

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    HP x2 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop: Experience the convenience of a notebook and tablet with this HP Pavilion detachable laptop. Free yourself from the keyboard with its 10.1-inch touch screen monitor and watch HD movies with its 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. This HP Pavilion detachable laptop enhances your productivity with the 1.44 GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC.
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    "4 stars...Love it...So that brings me to my this purchase, my sister was in need of a new computer (because of an old dead Windows machine) for her college needs, I saw this one on the sale and I jumped right away to buy it, so far the performance is great, it is not as great as the MacBook pro but then again this is thin and light unlike MacBook and is enough to fullfil the needs of a college student or even if you want to do coding etc....Pros: -Solid and attractive aluminum body -Screen is gorgeous, even though it is not Retina -Boots up instantly, no waiting -Fast -OS is perfect for computer novices -Integrates nicely with my wife's iPhone -Set up is drop dead easy, anyone can do it -Magnetic charge connector Cons: -Its a Mac, so PC snobs like me may not like the OS -Not a gaming laptop"

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    The 13-inch MacBook Air features 8GB of memory, a fifth-generation Intel Core processor, Thunderbolt 2, great built-in apps, and all-day battery life.* It’s thin, light, and durable enough to take everywhere you go—and powerful enough to do everything once you get there.
    $999.99
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    "4 stars...Love it...So that brings me to my this purchase, my sister was in need of a new computer (because of an old dead Windows machine) for her college needs, I saw this one on the sale and I jumped right away to buy it, so far the performance is great, it is not as great as the MacBook pro but then again this is thin and light unlike MacBook and is enough to fullfil the needs of a college student or even if you want to do coding etc....Pros: -Solid and attractive aluminum body -Screen is gorgeous, even though it is not Retina -Boots up instantly, no waiting -Fast -OS is perfect for computer novices -Integrates nicely with my wife's iPhone -Set up is drop dead easy, anyone can do it -Magnetic charge connector Cons: -Its a Mac, so PC snobs like me may not like the OS -Not a gaming laptop"

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    The 13-inch MacBook Air features 8GB of memory, a fifth-generation Intel Core processor, Thunderbolt 2, great built-in apps, and all-day battery life.* It’s thin, light, and durable enough to take everywhere you go—and powerful enough to do everything once you get there.
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    "I love...Love ??...8GB of onboard RAM is more than enough for most people but this amount of memory makes it so that you can run multiple programs and change between them or use them both concurrently without any lag time or waiting for something to load or heaven forbid you see that dreaded pinwheel....It's a great computer my only complaint is how fragile and thin the new Retina display is because I got a mysterious crack at the very bottom of my screen and there is now I blackmline going down my screen I've only had this computer for two months but Apple won't cover it under warranty because it's external I really have no clue how the crack got there and it's barely visible"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
    $1,299.99
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    "I love...Love ??...8GB of onboard RAM is more than enough for most people but this amount of memory makes it so that you can run multiple programs and change between them or use them both concurrently without any lag time or waiting for something to load or heaven forbid you see that dreaded pinwheel....It's a great computer my only complaint is how fragile and thin the new Retina display is because I got a mysterious crack at the very bottom of my screen and there is now I blackmline going down my screen I've only had this computer for two months but Apple won't cover it under warranty because it's external I really have no clue how the crack got there and it's barely visible"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
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    "I love...Best PC...8GB of onboard RAM is more than enough for most people but this amount of memory makes it so that you can run multiple programs and change between them or use them both concurrently without any lag time or waiting for something to load or heaven forbid you see that dreaded pinwheel....It's a great computer my only complaint is how fragile and thin the new Retina display is because I got a mysterious crack at the very bottom of my screen and there is now I blackmline going down my screen I've only had this computer for two months but Apple won't cover it under warranty because it's external I really have no clue how the crack got there and it's barely visible"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
    $1,299.99
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    "I love...Best PC...8GB of onboard RAM is more than enough for most people but this amount of memory makes it so that you can run multiple programs and change between them or use them both concurrently without any lag time or waiting for something to load or heaven forbid you see that dreaded pinwheel....It's a great computer my only complaint is how fragile and thin the new Retina display is because I got a mysterious crack at the very bottom of my screen and there is now I blackmline going down my screen I've only had this computer for two months but Apple won't cover it under warranty because it's external I really have no clue how the crack got there and it's barely visible"

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
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    "In love...Good TV...The only thing I'm not too happy about is that the ports are no longer on the new laptops--Irritated that I have to buy something extra in order for her to be able to plug in her headphones or charge her phone....Ok I admit the laptop is amazing as far as processing And just surfing and browsing the computer itself, but Apple has just made a really bad look for themselves by causing a more annoying and extra step for us to go out of our ways to have to buy the USB port outlets that are compativable with these new MacBooks."

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
    $1,499.99
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    "In love...Good TV...The only thing I'm not too happy about is that the ports are no longer on the new laptops--Irritated that I have to buy something extra in order for her to be able to plug in her headphones or charge her phone....Ok I admit the laptop is amazing as far as processing And just surfing and browsing the computer itself, but Apple has just made a really bad look for themselves by causing a more annoying and extra step for us to go out of our ways to have to buy the USB port outlets that are compativable with these new MacBooks."

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
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    "Nice PC...It's ok...The only thing I'm not too happy about is that the ports are no longer on the new laptops--Irritated that I have to buy something extra in order for her to be able to plug in her headphones or charge her phone....Ok I admit the laptop is amazing as far as processing And just surfing and browsing the computer itself, but Apple has just made a really bad look for themselves by causing a more annoying and extra step for us to go out of our ways to have to buy the USB port outlets that are compativable with these new MacBooks."

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
    $1,499.99
    Top comment

    "Nice PC...It's ok...The only thing I'm not too happy about is that the ports are no longer on the new laptops--Irritated that I have to buy something extra in order for her to be able to plug in her headphones or charge her phone....Ok I admit the laptop is amazing as far as processing And just surfing and browsing the computer itself, but Apple has just made a really bad look for themselves by causing a more annoying and extra step for us to go out of our ways to have to buy the USB port outlets that are compativable with these new MacBooks."

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    The new MacBook Pro is razor-thin, featherlight, and now even faster and more powerful than before. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display. And it features up to 10 hours of battery life.* It’s a notebook built for the work you do every day. Ready to go anywhere a great idea takes you.
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    "Great !...Not bad...From what I hear, this is an issue for the Macbook Air, but not as much for the Macbook Pro, which has stronger, wider hinges that can bear the additional weight....Bought this case for my wifes macbook and she loved how it looked but as a weeks went by we noticed it started getting cracks on the sides till this day seems like the case is still good but cant be much stronger specially since we have not even touched the case since we put it on the macbook"

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    Safeguard your 13" Apple MacBook Air with this Speck SeeThru SPK-A2410 case that features a polycarbonate hard shell for reliable protection. The rubberized antitilt feet provide a stable base to help keep your laptop upright when open.
    $34.99
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    "Great !...Not bad...From what I hear, this is an issue for the Macbook Air, but not as much for the Macbook Pro, which has stronger, wider hinges that can bear the additional weight....Bought this case for my wifes macbook and she loved how it looked but as a weeks went by we noticed it started getting cracks on the sides till this day seems like the case is still good but cant be much stronger specially since we have not even touched the case since we put it on the macbook"

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    Safeguard your 13" Apple MacBook Air with this Speck SeeThru SPK-A2410 case that features a polycarbonate hard shell for reliable protection. The rubberized antitilt feet provide a stable base to help keep your laptop upright when open.
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    "Not bad...Great !...From what I hear, this is an issue for the Macbook Air, but not as much for the Macbook Pro, which has stronger, wider hinges that can bear the additional weight....This computer might not have a great capacity but the good thing about this one is that this computer doesnt need a antivirus and thats great!"

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    Safeguard your 13" Apple MacBook Air with this Speck SeeThru SPK-A2815 case that features a polycarbonate hard shell for reliable protection. The rubberized antitilt feet provide a stable base to help keep your laptop upright when open.
    $34.99
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    "Not bad...Great !...From what I hear, this is an issue for the Macbook Air, but not as much for the Macbook Pro, which has stronger, wider hinges that can bear the additional weight....This computer might not have a great capacity but the good thing about this one is that this computer doesnt need a antivirus and thats great!"

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    Safeguard your 13" Apple MacBook Air with this Speck SeeThru SPK-A2815 case that features a polycarbonate hard shell for reliable protection. The rubberized antitilt feet provide a stable base to help keep your laptop upright when open.
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    "Love it...Good pc...Here are some examples of tasks that the Acer R 11 Chromebook has handled as well, or even better, than my traditional notebook computer: - Streaming video, either on the R 11's own HD screen or to our TV via the Chromecast device - Online voice and video calls using Google Hangouts - Browsing and editing photos stored in the cloud, on both Google Photos and other online storage services - Opening and light editing of documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, either with Google...Screen resolution is great but I'm far from a techie to give you what I think is technically so great: it just has a nice clarity and I can watch shows without feeling like I'm watching on a piece of junk ;) Sound is fine for my needs; I didn't buy it for music listening reasons so it serves the purpose of giving no distorted sound, doesn't sound tinny or overly heavy or lacking bass."

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    Take this 11.6-inch Acer Chromebook anywhere you need to go thanks to its compact size and light weight. With its Intel Celeron N3060 dual core processor, you can enjoy fast Internet browsing and computing. The high visibility of the HD touch screen display with LED backlighting lets you use this Acer Chromebook in almost any lighting conditions.
    $299.00
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    "Love it...Good pc...Here are some examples of tasks that the Acer R 11 Chromebook has handled as well, or even better, than my traditional notebook computer: - Streaming video, either on the R 11's own HD screen or to our TV via the Chromecast device - Online voice and video calls using Google Hangouts - Browsing and editing photos stored in the cloud, on both Google Photos and other online storage services - Opening and light editing of documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, either with Google...Screen resolution is great but I'm far from a techie to give you what I think is technically so great: it just has a nice clarity and I can watch shows without feeling like I'm watching on a piece of junk ;) Sound is fine for my needs; I didn't buy it for music listening reasons so it serves the purpose of giving no distorted sound, doesn't sound tinny or overly heavy or lacking bass."

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    Take this 11.6-inch Acer Chromebook anywhere you need to go thanks to its compact size and light weight. With its Intel Celeron N3060 dual core processor, you can enjoy fast Internet browsing and computing. The high visibility of the HD touch screen display with LED backlighting lets you use this Acer Chromebook in almost any lighting conditions.
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    "Good so far...Great Laptop...Good for any college student...The i5 processor has a good speed for both grinding on a paper or math homework."

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 industry leading notebooks are ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise technologies and enterprise security, performance and management features that will meet all your business needs.
    $270.99
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    "Good so far...Great Laptop...Good for any college student...The i5 processor has a good speed for both grinding on a paper or math homework."

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 industry leading notebooks are ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise technologies and enterprise security, performance and management features that will meet all your business needs.
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    "Love it....Starts fast....Lots of options for connectivity for other devices( USB, VGA, eSATA and included the dvd writer drive....I would have given this a 5 star rating if not for 2 issues."

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Get online, play games and work on this refurbished HP EliteBook notebook. It has a 14-inch screen with LED lighting and HD visuals for a better picture. With the Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM, this notebook runs smoothly without glitches or system-wide slowdowns. The long-lasting battery ensures you can power up this HP EliteBook notebook anywhere.
    $280.99
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    "Love it....Starts fast....Lots of options for connectivity for other devices( USB, VGA, eSATA and included the dvd writer drive....I would have given this a 5 star rating if not for 2 issues."

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Get online, play games and work on this refurbished HP EliteBook notebook. It has a 14-inch screen with LED lighting and HD visuals for a better picture. With the Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM, this notebook runs smoothly without glitches or system-wide slowdowns. The long-lasting battery ensures you can power up this HP EliteBook notebook anywhere.
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    "Perfect !...nice laptop...This a good laptop, it's a refurbished item, I got it for a few money, really worths it despite the camera is not working...I'm not specialist ,but it's the perfect laptop for me"

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Get a notebook that's ready for life's challenges with this refurbished HP EliteBook laptop. A direct-mounted 500GB hard drive resists shocks, and the Mylar-coated keyboard protects against spills. Processing supplied by the Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM ensures this HP EliteBook laptop keeps up with your computing needs.
    $258.99
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    "Perfect !...nice laptop...This a good laptop, it's a refurbished item, I got it for a few money, really worths it despite the camera is not working...I'm not specialist ,but it's the perfect laptop for me"

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Get a notebook that's ready for life's challenges with this refurbished HP EliteBook laptop. A direct-mounted 500GB hard drive resists shocks, and the Mylar-coated keyboard protects against spills. Processing supplied by the Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM ensures this HP EliteBook laptop keeps up with your computing needs.
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    Power on this refurbished HP laptop to find a range of useful features. It all begins inside with 4GB of RAM, an Intel Core i5 processor and a 250GB hard drive, which combine to provide storage space and speed. On the outside, a spill-proof keyboard and tough chassis keep this 14-inch HP laptop safe, making it great for business travel.
    $212.99

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    Power on this refurbished HP laptop to find a range of useful features. It all begins inside with 4GB of RAM, an Intel Core i5 processor and a 250GB hard drive, which combine to provide storage space and speed. On the outside, a spill-proof keyboard and tough chassis keep this 14-inch HP laptop safe, making it great for business travel.
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    "great price...Super fast....Nice computer but the speekers did not work, so I had to return it....Great laptop for half price and came with a longer warranty than a new one."

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Get online or finish your work on this HP EliteBook notebook PC. It comes with 500GB of hard drive space, 8GB of RAM and an Intel Core i5 processor to keep programs running smoothly. The antiglare 14-inch LED HD screen on this HP EliteBook notebook PC makes it usable indoors and out.
    $275.99
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    "great price...Super fast....Nice computer but the speekers did not work, so I had to return it....Great laptop for half price and came with a longer warranty than a new one."

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Get online or finish your work on this HP EliteBook notebook PC. It comes with 500GB of hard drive space, 8GB of RAM and an Intel Core i5 processor to keep programs running smoothly. The antiglare 14-inch LED HD screen on this HP EliteBook notebook PC makes it usable indoors and out.
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    "Great laptop...Super Great computer...Great computer for a reasonable price...18 month warranty for parts and labor is included with this masterpiece, and that includes wear and tear damage."

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Conduct your business away from the office with this refurbished 14-inch HP EliteBook notebook. It has 8GB of RAM and a second-generation Intel Core i5 processor that let you run graphics-intensive programs easily. The industry-leading primary HP Li-Ion battery and secondary battery options give the HP EliteBook notebook a long battery life for computing on the go.
    $242.99
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    Was $272.99
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    "Great laptop...Super Great computer...Great computer for a reasonable price...18 month warranty for parts and labor is included with this masterpiece, and that includes wear and tear damage."

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    Refurbished HP EliteBook Laptop: Conduct your business away from the office with this refurbished 14-inch HP EliteBook notebook. It has 8GB of RAM and a second-generation Intel Core i5 processor that let you run graphics-intensive programs easily. The industry-leading primary HP Li-Ion battery and secondary battery options give the HP EliteBook notebook a long battery life for computing on the go.