Best Laptops for Content Creators – Photo & Video Editing [Updated]

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Photographers and other content creators require a powerful laptop. Powerful in the sense that its graphics must be up to the task. So, laptops with an entry-level graphics card are not something that they will probably opt for. Moreover, they work a lot with the color of their content. This means that having a screen with good color accuracy is a must for them. Furthermore, slim laptops that offer a great battery life is another major requirement. Thus, keeping in mind the aforementioned things, we have prepared a list of the best laptops currently available in Nepal for photographers, video editors, and other content creators. You can check out the list down below and opt for the one that suits you the best!

Summary list of best laptops for content creators in Nepal [Updated]

Best Laptops for Photographers Price in Nepal  
MacBook M1 (13-inch) Rs. 159,000 (Air)
Rs. 205,000 (Pro)
Dell XPS 15 9500 Rs. 295,800
Razer Blade 15 Rs. 330,000
MacBook Pro 2019 (16-inch) Rs. 345,000
MSI Creator 15 A10SFS Rs. 418,000

MacBook Air, Pro M1 (Late 2020)

The all-new MacBook Pro and Air equipped with Apple’s own M1 chips also makes our list of the best laptops for content creators. Both these laptops are thin and light, and they have the hardware that is capable of handling photo or video editing. M1 Air skips on the Active Cooling system. However, the Pro version does have it. So, for a sustained peak GPU and CPU performance you’d probably want to head towards the Pro variant.

MacBook Pro 13 2020 M1

Here, the Retina display that the devices sport implement the P3 wide color gamut support. Thus, they are now capable of displaying millions of additional colors as compared to the last year’s models. Another advantage that these M1 powered laptops provide is the 10-bit HEVC performance. You’ll have no trouble playing and exporting such videos on these laptops.

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M1 MacBook Air & Pro Specifications:

MacBook Air MacBook Pro
Processor M1 (8-core) M1 (8-core)
Storage 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB (SSD) 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB (SSD)
RAM 8GB/16GB 8GB/16GB
Graphics 7/8-core GPU 8-core GPU
Neural Engine 16-core 16-core
Thermals Fanless Active cooling with fan
Speakers Stereo speakers with wide sound, Dolby Atmos Stereo speakers with high dynamic range, Dolby Atmos
Display 13.3-inch (2560×1600 pixels resolution); 400 nits 13.3-inch (2560×1600 pixels resolution); 500 nits
I/O 2 x USB-C/Thunderbolt port, 3.5mm headphone jack 2 x USB-C/Thunderbolt port, 3.5mm headphone jack, Touch Bar
Weight 1.29 kg 1.4 kg
Dimension 0.63 (T) x 11.97 (W) x 8.36 (D) 0.61 (T) x 11.97 (W) x 8.36 (D)
Price Rs. 159,000 (8GB/256GB) Rs. 205,000 (8GB/256GB)

Dell XPS 15 9500

Dell XPS 15 series consistently makes our list of the best laptop for content creators each year. And why wouldn’t it? After all, it is a powerhouse of a laptop. This year’s iteration i.e the Dell XPS 15 9500 offers a 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H processor, GTX 1650 Ti, and a 4K touch display. Don’t worry about the brightness either cause the peak brightness level is 500 nits. Thus, you will be able to work on it no matter whether you are inside or outside.

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This device is thin and light, so you’ll not have any problem carrying it around. Being a laptop for content creators, it has to tackle 3D designing, among many things. And it can do that with ease. Furthermore, it has great speakers and the display is pretty good too. It is a UHD+ panel that covers 100% of the Adobe RGB color gamut and 94% DCI-P3 color gamut. So, it is a fairly color accurate screen. However, the drawback of this laptop is the port selection. There are no Type-A ports or a full HDMI port, so those looking for it have to carry around a dongle. The ports include 3 x Type-C ports and a full SD card reader.

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Dell XPS 15 9500 Specifications

Display 15.6-inch InfinityEdge Touch display,
4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400 pixels), 500 nits
CPU 10th Generation Intel i7-10875H
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (4GB RAM GDDR6)
RAM 32 GB DDR4 2933MHz RAM
Storage 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD
Battery 86 Whr
Weight 2.05kg
Dimensions 13.57 x 9.06 x 0.71-inches
Price Rs. 295,800 (Buy Here)

Razer Blade 15

Razer Blade 15 is synonymous with being one of the best gaming laptops. And its configuration is such that it can be used as a great content creation device too.

The Razer Blade 15 that is currently available in Nepal is equipped with RTX 2070 Max-Q graphics, 512GB RAM, 10th Gen Intel Processor, and 16GB of RAM. Its display is good but it is not something that will woo many content creators. But don’t dismiss this display just yet as it offers a 4K OLED screen with 100% DCI-P3 coverage. Therefore, this screen should please content creators. Furthermore, it also has a capable graphics card in the form of the RTX 2070 Max-Q. It is a powerful GPU that will complement your tasks.

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As the device sports an RTX graphics card, it supports DLSS. Thus, you’ll behave a good gaming experience on this one too. However, Razer Blade 15 runs hot while doing extensive tasks and for the price that this is available, I guess there is a much better alternative available. Moreover, the 4K display drains the battery quickly so you’ll need to carry around the power brick everywhere.

Razer Blade 15 Specifications

Display 15.6-inches OLED 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) 60Hz; 100% DCI-P3
CPU 10th Gen. Intel Core i7-10750H
GPU NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR6 VRAM)
RAM 16GB DDDR4 RAM (@2933MHz, Dual-Channel)
Storage 512GB PCIe SSD
Battery 65Whr
Weight 2.1kg
Dimensions 13.98 x 9.25 x 0.70-inches
Price Rs. 330,000 (Buy Here)

MacBook Pro 2019 (16-inch)

MacBooks have always been a trustable machine. It does a lot of things without breaking a sweat. The same could be said about the MacBook Pro 16-inch which offers a great performance for its users. This is especially useful for photographers who require a great deal from their laptops while editing RAW images.

The MacBook Pro 2019 also has a share of its advantages over Windows-powered laptops. There are lots of shortcuts and tricks available on the applications it runs, which are absent on the latter laptops. The base model of the MacBook Pro 2019 is equipped with the Core i7 CPU. However, buyers can opt to configure it with Core i9, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M graphics, up to 2TB SSD, and 32GB of RAM.

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Improvements have been made in the keyboard department as it features a Magic Keyboard which is a joy to use. But most important for content creators is the display and this device offers a very good one. Though it is not a 4K screen, the offered resolution is 3072 x 1920 pixels.

Furthermore, the screen has very thin bezels that spell for an immersive display. Also, the screen covers 113.9% of the sRGB color gamut. The design as usual with the MacBooks is very sleek and looks ultra-professional. Moreover, the 16-inch MacBook Pro offers a 6-speaker sound system with force-canceling woofers. The amazing sound quality will certainly be appreciated by video editors.

Still, complaints can be made about the display of the device as it is not 4K. And professionals would certainly prefer a 4K display. However, by cutting corners on the screen, they have bettered the battery life. So, it depends upon the buyer where their priority lies.

MacBook Pro 2019 (16-inch) Specifications

Display 16-inch IPS LED-backlit display with a resolution of 3072×1920 pixels, 500 nits brightness, P3 wide color gamut
CPU 6-core Intel Core i7 with 2.6GHz base clock, 4.5GHz boost clock / 8-core Intel Core i9 with 2.3GHz base clock speed, 4.8GHz boost Clock
GPU AMD Radeon Pro 5500M (4GB)/ AMD Radeon Pro 5500M graphics (4 or 8GB)
RAM Up to 64GB DDR4
Storage Up to 8TB SSD
Battery 100 Whr
Weight 2.00kg
Dimensions 14.1 x 9.7 x 0.64-inches
Price

MSI Creator 15 A10SFS

MSI Creator 15, as the name implies, it is targeted towards the content creators – your video editors, graphic designers, content producers, etc. It has a subtle design choice like no RGB-lit keyboard. Most importantly it comes with pretty powerful hardware underneath. The variant of the device available in Nepal comes with a 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, RTX 2070 Super Max-Q graphics, and a 4K UHD display.

MSI Creator 15 A10SFS

The device offers a 15.6-inch UHD display that covers 100% of the Adobe RGB color gamut. It is a color-accurate display that will help you get your job done. Furthermore, the RTX graphics comes with ray-tracing among its other features. However, battery life isn’t great on this one. And the central part of the keyboard tends to heat up so one has to be wary of that. Furthermore, this laptop does not come cheap. So, there are other options that you should look for if you are searching for a cheaper laptop for content creation.

MSI Creator 15 A10SFS Specifications

Display 15.6-inches 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) panel; 100% Adobe RGB
CPU Intel Core i7-10875H
GPU 8GB GDDR6 RTX 2070 Super Max-Q
RAM 32GB DDDR4 RAM
Storage 512GB x 2: 1TB SSD
Battery 99.9 Whr
Weight 2.1kg
Dimensions 14.10 x 9.76 x 0.78-inches
Price Rs. 418,000 (Buy Here)


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