2020 has been a wild year in terms of laptop releases, so if you have all the money to show off your bling, or if you’re someone who needs more than an average gaming machine, here are our recommendations for laptops above PHP 100k.
Author’s note: The laptops listed below are officially launched in the Philippines in 2020.
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Huawei MateBook X Pro
It features a color-accurate 14-inch display with Huawei’s iconic 2:3 aspect ratio, Intel’s 10th generation i7-U processor, NVIDIA’s GeForce MX250, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB of SSD storage. It also comes with Huawei’s Sharing functionality, allowing users to leverage NFC to connect the laptop with their Huawei phones.
Price: PHP 119,990
ROG Zephyrus G14 ACRNM RMT01
It has a 14-inch 60Hz display that features a slick IPS-level display that’s PANTONE validated for color accuracy and boasts Adaptive Sync variable refresh rate technology for ultra-smooth gaming powered by a punchy 8-core 16-thread AMD Ryzen 9 CPU and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU.
Price: PHP 129,995
Lenovo Legion 7i
If you’re a gamer or a creator and on a hunt for a laptop, then you might want to check this Lenovo Legion 7i. It is a portable and professional-looking design that won’t look out of place in an office environment, a fantastic 240Hz display, a privacy shutter on the webcam, an attractive RGB setup, good battery life, cool software features, and great performance and thermals.
• RTX 2070 – PHP 124,995 (from PHP 134,995)
• RTX 2060 – PHP 99,995 (from PHP 111,995)
ASUS ROG Zephyrus
It sports a 17.3-inch FHD IPS display capable of running 300Hz, with a 3ms response time, 100% sRGB gamut coverage, and G-Sync compatibility. Under the hood, both variants come with an Intel Core i7-9750H processor, up to an NVIDIA RTX 2080, up to 32GB RAM, and up to 1TB of M.2 SSD storage.
Like other Zephyrus laptops, they also come with ASUS’ Active Aerodynamic System for better cooling and are thin and light. Both variants are only 18.7cm thick and weigh only 2.6kg.
• GX701GXR-HG113T – PHP 209,995
• GX701GWR-HG107T – PHP 169,995
ASUS ExpertBook B9
Looking for a compact and easy-to-carry laptop? The ASUS ExpertBook B9 checks out everything an on-the-go professional would need. It has a color-accurate screen with slim bezels, an Intel Core i7-10510 or Intel Core i5-10210 processor, and an Intel UHD Graphics 620. It can also be equipped with 8GB or 16GB RAM and up to dual 2TB SSD storage. All of that is housed in a slim and lightweight chassis that not only looks good but is tough as well.
B9450FA-BM0312R – PHP 169,995
B9450FA-BM0173R – PHP 149,995
B9450FA-BM0476R – PHP 119,995
B9450FA-BM0313R – PHP 109,995
ASUS ProArt StudioBook One
The ASUS ProArt StudioBooks, on the other hand, are portable workstations designed to carry out heavy workloads. There are four variants available, the StudioBook One, StudioBook Pro X, StudioBook Pro 15, and StudioBook Pro 17.
It features a 4K UHD display, up to an Intel Core i9-9980H processor, an NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 GPU with 24GB of VRAM, 64GB of System RAM, and a 1TB PCIe SSD.
ASUS ProArt StudioBook One – PHP 649,995
ASUS StudioBook Pro X – PHP 299,995
StudioBook Pro 15 W500G5T-HC002R – PHP 249,995
StudioBook 15 H500GV-HC002T – PHP 134,995
StudioBook Pro 17 W700G3T-AV119R – PHP 174,995
StudioBook Pro 17 H700GV-AV011T – PHP 139,995
And that sums it up. If you want to check out all the laptops launched in the Philippines in 2020, check our list here.