There is no workload for a computer that is more punishing than video editing. With the popularity of HD video 4K, you need a faster processor and more powerful graphics card, along with the ability to drive higher resolutions on your monitors. A typical video editing laptop will come with a discrete graphics card like the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 GPU or the Quadro or GTX 1060. Here are some of the best video laptops you can buy today:
15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar
Some users prefer to edit video on the Mac, and for those users, there is nothing that will beat the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. The Radeon 460 GPU and Intel i7 CPU keeps the workload moving along. The Touch Bar gives you app control during full-screen sessions. The new MacBook Pro is lighter and thinner than ever, making it easy to move around.
Dell XPS 15
If the quality of the display is your top priority, then the Dell XPS 15 is the model you want. The XPS 15 has strong specs such as an SSD, Core i7 CPU, and Nvidia GTX 1050 graphics. However, it is the stunning display that steals the show. The only con is that the webcam has an unusual placement and angle.
Microsoft Surface Book 2
If versatility is important, then the Microsoft Surface Book 2 is the only choice. You can alternate between laptop and tablet form factors, all with strong specs and an amazing display. Battery tests show the laptop lasting as long as 12 hours, which means you can edit all day without any worries.