Question Best all-around laptop for 1500£?

Jan 25, 2023
Hey everyone, I'm looking for a new laptop for some light gaming and video editing.
It should be quite easy to transport as I travel a lot, so I'd like it to be not too heavy. I'd also prefer a more "elegant" laptop, rather than a classic gaming laptop with a very flashy keyboard and colour palette. Thanks!

1. What is your budget? 1500£

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15 inches

3. What screen resolution do you want? At least 1080p

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Portable laptop

5. How much battery life do you need? Not a strong requirement - flexible here

6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? Yes. League of Legends, Harry Potter Hogwarts Legacy (Medium).

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) Video editing

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? 500GB

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. N/A

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? 4/5 years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? None

12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons. Had a Dell XPS 15 for a long time and I liked it, open to any brand though!

13. What country do you live in? UK