ECS Student Laptop Recommendations:

Windows Laptops

Note: If any of the following models are currently out of stock you can choose one with similar specs from Lenovo's wide variety of laptops.

Purchase at Lenovo for Students

ThinkPad T14

ThinkPad X1 Carbon

ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2 in 1)

ThinkPad P16S

4 Year Premier Support and Accidental Damage Protection

Windows 11 Home 64

13th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-1355U
Processor

14” WUXGA (1920 x 1200), IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-Touch, 300 nits

Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics

720P HD RGB with Microphone

16 GB DDR5-5600MHz

512 GB SSD M.2  2280 PCIe TLC

Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 2x2 AX &  Bluetooth® 5.1

65W AC Adapter

English Keyboard with Fingerprint Reader

4 Year Premier Support and Accidental Damage Protection

Windows 11 Home 64

13th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-1355U
Processor

14” WUXGA (1920 x 1200), IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-Touch, 300 nits

Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics

720P HD RGB with Microphone

16 GB DDR5-5600MHz

512 GB SSD M.2  2280 PCIe TLC

Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 2x2 AX &  Bluetooth® 5.1

65W AC Adapter

English Keyboard with Fingerprint Reader

4 Year Premier Support and Accidental Damage Protection

Windows 11 Home 64

13th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-1355U
Processor

14” WUXGA (1920 x 1200), IPS, Anti-Glare, Touch, 400 nits

Integrated Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics

1080P FHD  with Microphone

16 GB LPDDR5-6400MHz

512 GB SSD M.2  2280 PCIe TLC Opal

Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 2x2 AX vPro® & Bluetooth® 5.1 or above

65W AC Adapter

Backlit Keyboard with Fingerprint Reader

*For those who anticipate running simulations requiring a high-powered laptop

4 Year Premier Support and Accidental Damage Protection

Windows 11 Home 64

12th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-1260P
Processor

16” WUXGA (1920 x 1200), IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-Touch, 300 nits

NVIDIA® T550 4GB GDDR6 Graphics

720P HD RGB  with Microphone

32 GB DDR4-3200MHz

1 TB SSD M.2  2280 PCIe TLC Opal

Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211 2x2 AX & Bluetooth® 5.1

135W AC Adapter

Backlit Keyboard with Number Pad and Fingerprint Reader



Apple Macbook Pro

MacBook Pro 14-Inch M2 512GB Space Gray

MacBook Pro 14-Inch M2 512GB Silver 

The 14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max takes power and speed to the next level, whether it’s on battery or plugged in. With a stunning Liquid Retina XDR display, all the ports you need, and all-day battery life this pro laptop goes anywhere you need.

  • Apple M2 Pro chip with 10-core CPU, 16-core GPU, and 16-core Neural Engine
  • 14.2-inch (diagonal) Liquid Retina XDR display (3024x1964 native resolution)
  • 16GB unified memory
  • 512GB SSD Storage
  • Force Touch trackpad
  • 1080p FaceTime HD camera
  • 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking
  • Three thunderbolt 4 (USB-C) ports
  • SDXC card slot
  • HDMI port
  • MagSafe 3 port
  • Bluetooth 5.3
  • 1 Year Apple Limited Warranty
  • 3.5 Pounds
Purchase at MacBook Pro 14-Inch M2 512GB Space Gray (MPHE3LL/A) or MacBook Pro 14-Inch M2 512GB Silver (MPHH3LL/A)



ECS Staff and Faculty:

Please email ecscit@syr.edu for new computer requests

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