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Best Brand New Laptops For EOFY 2021

Best Brand New Laptops For EOFY 2021

Posted by Team Recompute on 8th Jun 2021

If you’re in the market for a laptop this EOFY, then you may be trying to choose between brand-new laptops or refurbished laptops. Here are our top brand-new laptop picks to help you decide.

HP Zbook Firefly 14 G7Zbook Firefly | Recompute

This laptop stands out for its power, performance, and UHD graphics. If you’re a designer or architect that uses CAD or the type of person who likes to unwind with some fun gaming or photo editing after work, then this is the machine for you. With a powerful CPU, brilliant graphics, and loads of RAM (that can be upgraded even further) you’ll love this mobile workstation.

Good for:

  • Content creators
  • Web developers
  • Data analysts
  • Technical professions with CAD, modelling, mathematical or statistical analysis.


ProsCons
Lightest Zbook weighing 1.4 kg

Spill resistant backlit Keyboard

Full High Definition Screen

3 Year HP Warranty

Large SSD

You pay for the quality, it’s priced on the higher side of the market

Specs

CPU: Intel i7-10810U

RAM: 16 GB

Storage: 512 GB SSD

Weight: 1.4 kg

Display: 14-inch 1920x1080

Dell Latitude 3410

Dell Latitude 3410 | Recompute

This business grade laptop is great value for money. Perfect for the everyday business professional working from the home or office. Even though it is entry level in the business range it still provides all the ports and features most business professionals require. It also comes with a 14-inch 1080p display. Top that with Dell’s 1-year onsite warranty and you have a value proposition that is hard to beat.

Good for:

  • Office professionals
  • Call Centres
  • Any home office set up.


ProsCons
Value for money

FHD 14-inch Screen

USB C, USB 3 and HDMI

Dell On-site warranty

Screen maximum brightness and contrast ratio could be better. But hey at this price you can’t really complain.

Specs

CPU: Intel i5-10210U

RAM: 8 GB

Storage: 256 GB SSD

Weight: 1.67 kg

Display: 14-inch 1920x1080

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Nano G1

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano G1 | Recompute

This laptop is traditionally one of our favourites. It's slim, sleek and durable. Weighing 969g, (that’s no typo) you can comfortably carry it around every day. Don’t be fooled by its weight though, this laptop is jam packed with the best features including a 2K display, 11th Gen CPU Dolby speakers and so much more.

Good for:

  • Mobile professionals
  • People running talks and presentations on the move
  • University students


ProsCons
Slim and very light

Robust build - Carbon Fiber Display Cover

Magnesium Alloy Base

2K anti glare display

Long battery life

That I don’t have one :-) And that you can’t upgrade the ram as it is on-board

Specs:

CPU: Intel i5-1130G7

RAM: 8 GB

Storage: 256 GB SSD

Weight: 969 g

Display: 13-inch 2160x1350

Asus TUF Gaming A15

Asus TUF Gaming A15 | Recompute

So you enjoy sneaking in the odd game in between doing some work. This then, is the laptop for you. With an AMD Ryzen CPU and a dedicated graphics card, why not get the best of both worlds? Work and play. Multitask like a boss during work hours then kick back and unwind with some serious grunt to run your games in your downtime. Oh, and yes, you can easily upgrade the ram and add in an extra SSD.

Good for:

  • Gamers
  • Technical professions with CAD, modelling, mathematical or statistical analysis
  • Content Creators


Pros

Cons
Powerful CPU

Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce Graphics

Upgradable Ram

Additional SSD slot

15.6-Inch FHD Display

A little on the heavy side

Specs:

CPU: AMD Ryzen 74800H

RAM: 16 GB

Storage: 512 GB SSD

Weight: 2.30 kg

Display: 15.6-inch 1920x1080