Best MacBook Pro alternatives for 2020

HP Spectre x360

HP Spectre x360

With longer battery life than the 13-inch MacBook Pro and therefore the more flexible feature set of a two-in-one, the Spectre may be a great choice for work and play.

The backlit island keyboard may be a pleasure to type on, making it great for typing on.

Software-wise, the HP Spectre comes with Windows 10 Home 64, a tenth Generation Intel Core i5 processor, and 256 GB SSD storage.

Users also are a lover of its trackpad.

Lenovo Yoga C940

Lenovo Yoga C940

Just a touch bigger than a 13-inch MacBook Pro, the Yoga C940 is fast, attractive and have packed.

Plus it gives you something you cannot get during a MacBook: the 360-degree screen that allows you to use it sort of a tablet or prop it up during a tent or kiosk configuration

Dell XPS 17 9700

Dell XPS 17 9700

If, like me, you are not a lover of OLED screens for photo editing — they are not optimized for Adobe RGB and are not great at tonal home in the shadows — then what you would like maybe a laptop with an honest IPS display.

The Dell XPS 17 9700 with the 4K screen option delivers that, and it isn’t as reflective because the OLED screens I’ve seen.

Dell’s PremierColor software isn’t perfect, but it gives you more control over screen settings than most I’ve seen, and it’s got two Thunderbolt 3 controllers to form your external drives happy. It’s heavier than the MacBook, but not much bigger, especially given its larger 17-inch screen. And while its battery life isn’t terrific, it’s performance can certainly continue.

The Razer Blade Pro 17 may be a strong runner-up here if you’re willing to trade higher performance and an identical design for a much bigger, heavier model

Razer Blade Stealth

If you’re drawn to a MacBook Pro for its featureless-slab aesthetic, Razer’s your Windows go-to.

If you would like the one that matches the 13-inch Pro for design, size, and weight, the Stealth is your option.

Razer seems to possess discontinued its Mercury White version, though, so for your light-color fix you will have to travel with the larger 15-inch Razer Blade Advanced.

It’s priced similarly to the top-end of the smaller MacBook Pro options and will provide a better performance since it incorporates discrete GeForce GTX 1650 Ti