Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]

By | July 14th, 2009



The Epson HX-20 was the first laptop to be sold widely to public. That was when the laptop market started. Today there are thousands of laptops of different brands, out of which I have select 22 which are the greatest . Before you see the list, view the video below to see how would your life be, without laptops!

Of course the first greatest laptop is the laptop that started the whole story

1983:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Epson HX-20
  • Display: 120 × 32-pixel LCD
  • 16 Kb RAM
  • Weight: 1.6 kg
  • Battery Life: 50 hours
  • Colors: Silver, Cream

1984:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • GRiD Compass
  • 8088 microprocessor
  • Gavilan operating system (also ran MS-DOS)
  • 320×200 monochrome ELD screen
  • RAM 64 Kb – 128 KB
  • Touchpad mouse
  • 4 kg

1990:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Compaq SLT/286
  • 286 Processor
  • VGA graphics
  • 1.44 floppy drive
  • 14lbs.

1992:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Macintosh PowerBook 100
  • 16 MHz 68HC000 processor
  • 9.0″ monochrome passive-matrix display
  • RAM: 4 MB
  • 20 MB – 80 MB HDD

1993:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • IBM ThinkPad 700
  • RAM: 16 MB

1998:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Apple PowerBook G3
  • Processor: G3, 250MHz
  • HDD: 5GB
  • RAM: 32 MB – 160 MB
  • 7.5 ibs.

2004:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Dell Latitude X1
  • Intel Pentium M processor 733 (1.1GHz ULV)
  • 12.1-inch WXGA (1280 x 768)
  • 256MB to 1.28GB of DDR2 400MHz shared SDRAM
  • 30GB or 60GB hard drives

2006:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Acer Ferrari 5005-5832
  • AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60
  • RAM: 2-4 GB 667MHz
  • HDD: 160GB
  • 1680×1050, 15.4″ TFT
  • ATI Radeon 1150, 256 MB
  • Integrated 1.3 Megapixel
  • Battery: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Weight: 6.6 lbs
  • Best Feature: STYLE

2007:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Dell Vostro 1700
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T7100
  • 2GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT 256
  • 17.1″, 1440×900 pixels
  • 3.5kg

2008:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Acer Aspire Gemstone blue (6920G)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 2.1 GHz
  • 4096 MB, DDR2, 667MHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
  • 16.4, 1366×768 TFT
  • 320 GB – 320GB (5400rpm)
  • Realtek ALC889
  • 3.28 kg

2009:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Lenovo IdeaPad Y730
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P8600 ( 2.40GHz 1066MHz 3MB )
  • ATI Mobility Radeon 3650 512MB
  • 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM 1066MHz
  • 320GB HDD 5400 rpm
  • 17.0 ” WXGA+ TFT, 1440×900

2010:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020]
  • Asus G60
  • Processor: Core 2 Quad
  • 16″ (1,920 x 1,080)
  • GeForce GTX 260M graphics card (1GB of GDDR3 RAM)
  • 4GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 320 GB – 1 TB SSD
  • Blu-ray
  • 2-megapixel webcam

2013:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020] Thinner and lighter! that’s where the manufacturers are moving. VAIO has always been pioneer to produce stylish and cool laptops, they are planning to produce this laptop soon, which is a concept for now

2015:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020] Known as D-roll, believe to grab some future market due to its unique design and ultra portability. The complete laptop is in a tube.

2017:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020] HP Nobag, laptop in a tube, a wonderful design concept.

2019:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020] The Compenion is a concept laptop designed by Felix Schmidberger. The concept is much like the Microsoft Surface Computer, but this one would be portable and light weight.

2020:

 Greatest Laptops [from year 1983 to 2020] The laptop is just 4-5 pens in your hand, technology originally from Japan. It’s under research and development but I hope that in year 2020 we would have a total replacement of old style laptops with this or something similar

If you want to add to the list, please comment below with the link to your favorite laptop.




  • Aamir Abro

    WOOOOOOOOW

    im dying to hav ” HP Nobag “

  • http://eversonvdaluz.com Everson Vargas da Luz

    Im need notebook of 2020 now! :D :D
    Great article!

  • Mark

    Yes, I am dying for a computer that looks like a roll of toilet paper. That would be so much more useful than one with a decent user interface. It’s all about how things look and not how they work. Paris Hilton has spoken!