What could be better than getting your grandparent or an older relative the Best Laptop for senior citizens this year? Whoever said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks apparently never had a computer savvy grandparent whose favorite pastime is to watch YouTube videos of cats and constantly stalks their grandchildren on Facebook.
Computers were made for everyone, regardless of how old or young they are. It’s time to get the earlier generations, which would be individuals 65 and above, technologically caught up.
Laptops are the best way for senior citizens to get a hand on computers and learn new skills. The great thing about laptops is that they can use it wherever they feel comfortable, e.g. their favorite rocking chair, on the couch, in bed, etc. and they don’t have to worry about sitting at a desk on a hard chair for long periods of time.
Here are some of the top rated laptops for Seniors, some of which you may want to consider getting for your beloved elderly relative or friend!
Top 5 Laptops for Seniors
Sony V A I O E-Series SVE15125CXS 15.5″ Notebook (Aluminum Silver)
With its 15.5 inch LED backlit display with 1366 by 768 resolution and Intel HD Graphics 4000, your senior citizen will have no trouble viewing their favorite multimedia.
It also features Intel Core i5-3210M(2.5 GHz) dual core processor for a super speedy performance as well as a 6GB RAM and a 750GB hard drive, large enough to fit any all of their downloads (whatever that may be).
Toshiba Satellite U945-S4390 14.0-Inch Ultrabook
The Satellite has a very functional design that features an LED backlit keyboard as well as an LED backlit 14 inch TruBrite HD screen display with a 1366 by 768 resolution.
It also includes a 1.7 GHz Intel Core i5-3317U ultra low voltage and dual core processor and Mobile Intel HD integrated graphics. Finally a 6GB RAM and 500GB hard drive gives them more than enough room to store important files and documents.
HP Envy 6-1110us 15.6-Inch Sleekbook (Black)
This sleek black laptop will be the Envy of your senior citizen’s friends at the Bingo hall. With a 15.6 HD BrightView LED backlit display and an AMD Radeon HD 7600G Discrete Class graphics make the viewing experience pleasurable.
It features Windows 8 OS, Next Gen AMD Quad Core A8-4555M accelerated processor, 4GB RAM, and 500 GB hard drive.
Apple MacBook Pro MD103LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop
You grandma or grandpa deserves the best when it comes to a laptop and that’s why the MacBook Pro is the ideal choice.
It features a 15.4 inch LED backlit glossy widescreen display with a 1440 by 400 resolution, 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 quad core processor, 500GB hard drive, 4GB RAM, and built in 720p FaceTime HD camera so you can video chat with pristine clarity.
HP g7-1310us (17.3-Inch Screen) Laptop
This laptop has everything you’ll need and more. It includes a 17.3 HD BrightView LED backlit display with a 1600 by 900 resolution, a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i3-2350M processor, Windows 7 OS, 6GB RAM, 640GB hard drive and a battery life up to 5 hours.
That means 5 hours of uninterrupted YouTube cat videos!