DELL LATITUDE 14 7000 SERIES
This Dell laptop has passed military-standard tests involving extreme temperatures and humidity. It is sturdy, with a magnesium-alloy chassis and a stiff carbon-fibre lid. Battery life is outstanding, with over nine hours of uptime. More importantly, the battery is removable, so you can pack an extra for a long trip.
HP ELITEBOOK FOLIO 1020 G1 SPECIAL EDITION
At around 1kg, this special-edition HP laptop is one of the lightest business laptops around. Premium materials, such as magnesium-lithium alloy and carbon fibre, are used to craft this lightweight device. An uncommon feature: A pressure-sensitive touchpad that executes gestures based on the amount of pressure used.
LENOVO THINKPAD X250
It may look chunky, but Lenovo's business workhorse is relatively light at 1.4kg. Its stocky appearance reflects its sturdiness - the chassis is reinforced with carbon fibre. With a generous number of ports and connectors, the X250 is a no-nonsense laptop that lets you get things done with minimal fuss.
ASUSPRO ADVANCED BU201LA
Business users will appreciate a handy yet capable laptop such as the BU201LA. This 12.5-inch notebook weighs just 1.3kg. More importantly, it comes with LTE connectivity so you can always stay online on the go with a data plan. The laptop is also built to survive minor drops and bumps, with shock absorbers protecting the hard drive, and a lid reinforced with carbon fibre.
TOSHIBA PORTEGE Z20T
The Toshiba Portege is a high-end business laptop that can double as a tablet by detaching its 12-inch screen. This touchscreen is its best feature because it is matte and has great viewing angles. It also supports a Wacom stylus that lets you scribble notes, like you would with actual pen and paper.