Touchscreen laptops deliver you from being confined to your keyboard while enhancing your experience. The best ones highly respond to your fingerprint gestures, delight the brilliance and vibrancy of your eyes and support the digital pen input. They add a versatility that their non-touch screen counterparts cannot provide.
With time, the touchscreens have undergone massive improvements when it comes to speed and accuracy. One thing you should however be aware of is that they tend to drain the battery faster than the non-touch ones.
We have reviewed a number of touchscreen laptops and picked the very best for you. Some of them have also made it to our best 2-in-one laptops list.
- Best overall: HP SPECTRE X360
- Best premium pick: HP ENVY 13T
- Best Chromebook: ASUS FLIP C434
- Most versatile: ASUS ZENBOOK PRO DUO UX581
- Best value: MICROSOFT SURFACE BOOK 2
- DELL XPS 13
- RAZER BLADE 15 STUDIO EDITION
- LENOVO YOGA C940
- LENOVO THINKPAD X1 CARBON
HP SPECTRE X360
- RAM: 8GB – 16GB
- CPU: 10th-generation Intel Core i5 – i7
- Screen: 13.3″, 1920×1080
- Graphics: Intel HD
- Storage: 512 GB
With powerful components like its Intel Iris Plus Graphics, 10th-generation Intel Core i5 – i7 processor, pristine chassis, impeccable design, Bang & Olufsen speakers and great security features, this is now more than ever one of the best out there. If you care for performance as much as you do aesthetics, then this is the machine for you.
HP ENVY 13T
- CPU: Intel Core i7
- GPU: Intel graphics
- RAM: Up to 16 GB of
- Display: 13-inch Full HD IPS touchscreen
- Storage: 512 GB SSD
- Size/Weight: 12 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches/2.9 pounds
Up to 9 hours of battery life
Offering the perfect blend of exceptional craftsmanship, performance, cool design and other handy features, the latest HP Envy is among the best of the touchscreens.
It is lightweight and gives you enough battery life to rid you of the trouble of carrying a charger all day. It has a powerful and future handy Intel Core processor and has no lag. It is definitely a wonder how with all these wonderful features, the price is still quite fair.
Hats off HP!
DELL XPS 13
- Size: 11.7 x 8.2 x 0.5 inches
- Storage: 256GB/512GB/1TB
- CPU: Intel Core i3/Core i5/Core i7
- RAM: 8GB/16GB
- Display: 13.4-inch, 1920 x 1200 or 4K
- GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Although many brands have found it difficult to keep up with the market competition, Dell is not among them. Years after the first release, the Dell XPS 13 still holds the top position.
It is extremely luxurious and comes with a day-long battery life, a sleek design and impressive performance. This laptop is almost close to perfection and worth every penny. It is however considerably more expensive and the 4k option is a real plus but will drain your battery faster. For more versatility, you can opt for the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 instead.
RAZER BLADE 15 STUDIO EDITION
- CPU: 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8750H
- Screen: 15.6-inch OLED 4K Touch 60Hz, factory calibrated
- RAM: 32GB
- Storage: 1TB SSD
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q – NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 Studio Edition
The best Razer gaming laptop has been turned into a mobile creative pc with a performance meeting photographers, designers and video-graphers’ standards.
It rocks a stunning 4k display and with the touchscreen feature, video editors get to produce sharp content and also get so much space to work on as they edit on the go. If you are after seamless as well as fast workflow in your daily life, then look no further. The Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition is exactly what you need.
LENOVO YOGA C940
- CPU: up to 10th-generation Intel Core i7
- Screen: 14” FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, touchscreen, glossy, 400 nits –14″ UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS, touchscreen, glossy, HDR 400, 500 nits
- RAM: 16GB
- Storage: 2TB SSD
- Graphics: Intel Iris Plus
Beyond its extremely gorgeous design, there is a lot going on for the Lenovo Yoga C940. Thanks to powerful internals under the hood, its performance is out of this world. Its keyboard is very powerful to type on and has a rotating sound bar that has two additional speakers, TrueBlock Privacy Shutter and touch pen. It is quite thin and compared to other laptops of its kind, it is quite cheap. If you like the add-ons as much as the basics then this is for you.
ASUS ZENBOOK PRO DUO UX581
- CPU: Core i7 quad-core
- Storage: 1TB
- Screen: 15.6 inch 4K OLED
- RAM: 16GB
- Battery Life: 7.5 hours
Dual-screen with Screen Pad Plus.
A dual screen laptop is a bit unusual to say the least but the Asus ZenBook Pro Duo surpasses all expectations. It features a second screen that is built into the laptop’s body. Asus has dubbed it Screen Pad Plus.
It is perfect for the ultimate multi-tasker as you can choose to have the main screen extended or apps and windows split on both displays. Both of the screens come with perfect color quality and both of the panels have the touchscreen feature. The Stylus pen is also included.
Though well-built, it is a bit heavy weighing about 5.5 pounds. Despite this, it is fast performing and who knows? Maybe dual-screen is the future.
ASUS FLIP C434
- CPU: Intel Core m3-8100Y Processor
- Screen Size: 14 inch
- Storage: 64GB
- RAM: 4GB
- Battery Life: 10 hours
- Operating System: Chrome OS
The Flip C434 has a solid feel and is convertible powered by its 3600 hinge which allows the smooth transition to tent, tablet and laptop mode. The hinge is dual action therefore it lifts slightly therefore tilting the keyboard to an optimal position for typing when in laptop mode.
It has a 14 inch Full HD 1080p display containing tiny benzels therefore giving a much bigger impression. The brightness could be better but the screen is vivid and sharp. The touchscreen is also responsive as well as smooth.
- CPU: 8th Gen Intel Core i7.
- RAM: 16GB.
- Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5); Intel UHD Graphics 620.
- Storage: 256GB – 1TB SSD.
- Screen: 15-inch (3,240 x 2,160)
This laptop gives the same awesome touch experience as the Surface Pro. It however boasts a larger screen and better hardware. It can handle any art project however ambitious thanks to its GPU and quad-core processor. It is definitely one of the best.
LENOVO THINKPAD X1 CARBON
- CPU: Intel Core i7 (quad-core)
- GPU: Intel
- RAM: 16 GB
- Storage: 512 GB of SSD
- DISPLAY: 14-inch matte touchscreen with Full HD resolution (1,920 by 1,080 pixels)
Up to 18 hours of battery life.
The Lenovo Think-pad X1 Carbon is lightweight, impressive and powerful. It is capable of going a whole day without recharge. Its wireless and wired connectivity are also exceptional and is the ultimate business laptop. It also has a quiet as well as precise keyboard and its track pad is excellent.