Top MacBook Pro Alternatives in 2019 Compared: Dell, Razer, HP, Surface, Thinkpad

If you are on a hunt for the best laptop but you don’t want a MacBook Pro in 2019, or you don’t like what Apple is doing with its laptop lineup. So we at Hiptoro have compiled a list of the best alternatives of MacBook Pro in 2019.

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Most of the laptops featured in the list are Windows 10 laptop; however, there are some other devices. The most significant advantage of choosing Windows ecosystem over macOS is the variety in the products offerings at various price points.

We have divided this list for two variants of MacBook Pro that are MacBook Pro 13 inch and MacBook Pro 15 inch.

Best Alternatives for MacBook Pro 13 inch

1.Dell XPS 13 

Dell XPS 13 is the best alternative out there for the MacBook Pro 2019. The notebook is thin and lightweight and packs a beautiful display surrounded by crazy thin bezels.

You will get a day worth of battery while rocking the Intel’s 8th Gen Core Intel processor with a vibrant and beautiful display.

Dell XPS 13

The XPS 13 lineup starts with the cost of $799 for the base model and ends with $2499 for the high-end version that ships with a 4K display.

When the crazy thin bezels are combined with a beautiful 4k display XPS 13 can put any MacBook to shame.

2.Razer Blade Stealth

Razer is known for their insanely thin gaming laptops, and Razer Blade Stealth is an example of Razer’s design philosophy.

Razer Blade Stealth

The updated version of Razer Blade Stealth for 2019 has a lot of horsepower under a thin hood. The 2019 variant features a 4K display with touch support and uses the 8th gen Intel Core i7 processor for the tasks thrown at it.

Interestingly Blade Stealth also supports an external GPU enclosure when hooked to the notebook will turn it into a full-blown gaming desktop. The Blade Stealth will cost you $1,399 for the basic variant.

3.Surface Laptop 2 

Surface Laptop is what Microsoft envisions of the perfect Windows Notebook. The Surface lineup is sharp looking well designed and comes with lots of color option.

Surface Laptop 2

Like every other offering in the list Surface Laptop 2 is available with 8th gen Intel Core Processor and have 16 gigs of RAM.

This notebook is the best alternative for students as it starts at $999, and Microsoft promises 14.5 hours worth of battery backup, which more than enough for those long assignments.

4. ThinkPad X1 Carbon

If you are not happy with the keyboard of the MacBook Pro and you type a lot, then ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the right choice for you.

ThinkPad X1 Carbon

ThinkPad X1 Carbon delivers a superior typing experience without any compromises in design.

5.HP Spectre X360

This device is an excellent alternative for a MacBook Pro, and it can transform into a tablet very quickly. The device uses a hinge to swivel 360 degrees. It is a better option than Surface Laptop 2 as it ships with a stylus at a great price of $1,049 for the basic variant.

HP Spectre X360

The highest variant of the lineup packs the same 8th Gen Intel  Core i7, and HP claims that it can run 13.5 hours without a power cord.

Best MacBook Pro 15-inch Alternatives

1.15-inch MacBook Pro 2015

Sometimes a product is not worth the upgrade, and this is the case with the MacBook Pro 2019.

MacBook Pro 2015

However, the 15 inch MacBook Pro 2015 is still a better alternative of MacBook 2019 for many users. Even though it cannot perform like the newer version of it still holds up pretty good against many Windows machine.

It has a lot of ports, sports a good keyboard and it is a cheaper and easier way to enter the Apple ecosystem.

2. Razer Balde

Razer Balde 15 packs great hardware in very thing chassis and it could be the best alternative in 15-inch screen size. This machine can do everything, be it editing videos, playing video games or crunching numbers.

Razer Blade

It is VR Ready laptop with an 8th Gen Intel Core processor,16 gigs of RAM and GTX 1070 Max Q.

The basic variant of Razer Balde will cost you $1,899.

3.HP Spectre X360 15

HP Spectre is a notebook that sports a 15-inch screen at a cheaper price tag and doesn’t compromise on performance and features.

Hp Spectre 15

The notebook has a touch screen and uses a hinge for transforming into a tablet. The basic variant of HP Spectre X360 15 will cost you $1,319.

4.Dell XPS 15

Dell XPS 15 grows on everything that XPS 13 has done right. XPS 15 sports beautiful InfinteEdge display in premium chassis.

Dell XPS 15

You will need to shell out $2,899.99 for this beauty.