Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for notebook computers for students.
If you're a student, you know that the right laptop can make all the difference in your ability to learn. It should be lightweight, portable, and powerful enough to run all your schoolwork and homework. Browse the top-ranked list of notebook computers for students below along with associated reviews and opinions.
- Model: UX425EAEH71SKU: 6445812Top comment
"I would recommend this laptop to any student as it is perfect for multitasking and every task you may encounter....Strongly recommend this product for students, adults and business,"See all customer reviewsSee all Windows Laptops
Product DescriptionWork and play with this ASUS ZenBook laptop. An Intel Core i7 processor and 8GB RAM allow for seamless multitasking, while the 512GB SSD ensures fast booting performance and is sufficient for storing your media files. With a 14-inch Full HD display, this ASUS ZenBook is ideal for viewing videos and movies, while the Wi-Fi feature lets you connect to the Internet wirelessly.
Microsoft - Surface Laptop Studio - 14.4” Touch-Screen - Intel Core i5 with 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - PlatinumModel: 9WI-00001SKU: 6478304Top comment
"Works like a charm! Would recommend any student to get this, if they do not want the Mac and IPad combo that a lot of students have been getting...Outstanding laptop for students!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"See all customer reviewsSee all Windows Laptops
Product DescriptionSet your imagination free on the most powerful Surface Laptop, designed to light up the best of Windows 11. Boundary-pushing design lets you flex your creative muscle on the sleek 14.4“⁴ touchscreen, making seamless transitions from laptop to entertainment-ready stage to portable creative canvas, complete with built-in storage and charging for Surface Slim Pen 2* under the keyboard. Enjoy smooth gameplay, and draw, sketch and take notes like you would on paper on the bright, vibrant 120Hz display. Run intensive applications and get things done anywhere with all-day battery life, and get inspired with graphics power that exceeds your expectations. Elevate your entertainment with Quad Omnisonic speakers, featuring large bass and immersive Dolby Atmos. Stay in the flow, be inspired and get closer to what you love.
ASUS - 16" 2-in-1 Touchscreen Chromebook - Intel Core i3 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD - Mineral Grey - GrayModel: CX5601FBA-I3128SKU: 6503862Top comment
"College students...Best bang for your buck laptop for college students. Long battery life and high speed graphics....Good computer for school. My Son loves it. Great price."See all customer reviewsSee all Chromebooks
Product DescriptionThe 16-inch ASUS Chromebook Flip CX5 has a new look and features up to the latest 12th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 processor plus WiFi 6E for powerful performance and connectivity. To deliver expansive visuals in any scenario, its three-sided NanoEdge display with a 16∶10 aspect ratio fits more screen into the chassis, while a Harmon Kardon-certified audio system offers a quad-speaker design to deliver impeccable sound.
LG - gram 17” Ultra lightweight Laptop - Intel Evo Platform 12th Gen Intel Core i7 - 16GB RAM - 1TB NVMe SSD - GrayModel: 17Z90Q-K.AAB8U1SKU: 6504760Top comment
"This computer is absolutely a game changer!! I’m majoring into interior design and the amount of capacity, storage and power it has is beyond useful for school. ...LG computers the best...Fastest computer I've ever owned It runs cool great graphics and sound"See all customer reviewsSee all Windows Laptops
Product DescriptionDeliver necessary portability with uncompromising features on the LG gram 17Z90Q. It has a huge 17-Inch WQXGA (2560x1600) AntiGlare IPS display while still slim and light enough to take anywhere. At under three pounds and delivering impressive battery life this LG gram is great to carry around for a long day of work The 17Z90Q also impresses with Intel Evo Platform Powered by 12th generation Intel core i7 processor with Intel Xe Graphics delivers performance for high-resolution content creation and editing. Windows 11 Home included.
- Model: 11-ak0053dxSKU: 6499940Top comment
"Having taught all levels of education, I would recommend it to any parent or student....This laptop is reliable and easy setup for a not so computer literature person. This product is good for high school and college student on the go."See all customer reviewsSee all Windows Laptops
Product DescriptionExtremely portable. Expressive design. Live your best life on-the-go and in style with a slim, expressive design. With its smooth finish, vertical brushed pattern, and pop of color, the HP Stream perfectly fits your personality. More features. More value. With an Intel processor and up to 13 hours and 15 minutes of video playback battery life, work all day or binge-watch your favorite shows – all while staying under budget. Plus, stay connected with fast Wi-Fi and all the ports you need. Make the most out of your 365: Bring your ideas to life. Your creativity now gets a boost with Microsoft 365. Office - Word, Excel, and Power Point - now includes smart assistance features that help make your writing more readable, your data clearer and your presentations more visually powerful. One year subscription included.
- Model: MNEP3LL/ASKU: 6509654Top comment
"Gift for my daughter for her 21st birthday and plus because she needed it for grad-school and it was perfect - easy set up - perfect for college student - could not be a better gift - get this for all college students - you will not regret it...11 grade students...Good for a student high schoy. perfect for presentation and homework."See all customer reviewsSee all MacBooks
Product DescriptionThe 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it’s Apple’s most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life.¹
- Model: 14b-cb0033dxSKU: 6504562Top comment
"Would definitely recommend for any middle school or high school student....Great Student laptop...Excellent for a student to take to school in backpack. Light weight!"See all customer reviewsSee all Chromebooks
Product DescriptionMeet the HP Chromebook x360 that gives you the perfect balance of performance you need with entertainment features you want paired with the best of Chrome and Android and a battery life that lasts all day.
Acer - Nitro 5 17.3" Full HD IPS 144Hz Gaming Laptop- Intel Core i5-12500H- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050-512GB PCIe Gen 4 SSD - BlackModel: AN517-55-5354SKU: 6507908Top comment
"My son loves this computer for school and games. Perfect purchase!...I wanted to play a few games on this but got it mainly for school use. Wanted something that would be used for years to come"See all customer reviewsSee all Gaming Laptops
Product DescriptionFire it up then go full throttle faster and more effectively than ever with Acer's next evolution of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The new Nitro 5 soars to new levels of performance for gamers and creators, courtesy of its 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3050 graphics—powered by Ampere™ NVIDIA's RTX architecture! Next, toss in the vivid, crystal-clear 17.3” Full HD display with a 144Hz IPS panel, ample cooling and a 4-zone RGB keyboard and you can see why the Nitro 5 is a knockout hit for gamers of every level!
MSI - Sword 15.6" Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7 - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti - 512GB SSD - 8GB Memory - BlackModel: Sword15001SKU: 6464556Top comment
"good computer gaming for the price...I have no complaint happy with the purchase and it was cheap for early black friday....Black Friday best deals...Couldn’t beat the price for 899 for the Black Friday special. It just needs more ram for it to be perfect. "See all customer reviewsSee all Gaming Laptops
Product DescriptionEdge ahead of the pack with this MSI Sword gaming laptop. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics card delivers stutter-free, paired with 144hz refresh screen for fluid gameplay, while the Intel Core i7 processor and 8GB of RAM power through resource-intensive titles. Featuring a 512GB SSD, this MSI Sword gaming laptop offers ample storage for your files and ultrafast startups.
Lenovo - IdeaPad Duet 3 Chromebook - 11.0" (2000x1200) Touch 2-in-1 Tablet - Snapdragon 7cG2 - 4G RAM - 128G eMMC - with Keyboard - Misty BlueModel: 82T6000EUSSKU: 6508240Top comment
"Bought this on the Black Friday sale and for the price this is a great all around tablet! ...This Laptop is AMAZING I bought this on Black Friday and it came quickly and was only 372$. It can go from a small touch screen Ipad to a very sturdy Laptop connects with bluetooth and works with airpods and has a really long battery life I also really recommend it for school its small, Portable, Lightweight."See all customer reviewsSee all Chromebooks
Product DescriptionFast, flexible, and fun, the Lenovo Duet 3 Chromebook 11" brings everyone’s favorite Chromebook features, housed in a slim chassis, running on the lightning-fast Chrome OS that boots up in seconds, updates automatically, and is protected by built-in virus protection. Powered by Snapdragon SC7180 processor offers up to 10 hours of battery life, to seamlessly run all of your favorite apps at the same time. Get Minecraft and 3 months of Realms Plus at no cost* with purchase of a new Chromebook. Terms Apply. *Offer valid for qualifying Chromebooks purchased on or after July 1st, 2023 through July 31st, 2023 while supplies last.