List of Laptops with CAC Smart Card Readers (Built-in)

With the daily emergence of new schemes that threaten to compromise computer and internet security, laptop manufacturers are always trying to be ahead of the game in the aspect of security. This explains why more and more features are added to laptops to protect users.

While we are familiar with laptops that come with fingerprint scanners and other features that provide an added layer of security, there are also laptops with CAC smartcard readers. These laptops are particularly useful in companies with complex IT infrastructures, and this explains why most laptops with smart card readers are enterprise-grade options.

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Laptops with CAC Smart Card Readers

PCs with CAC card readers help companies to protect their staff against attacks that compromise access password since a smart card would be required to unlock such PCs even after the password has been entered.

In this article, we’ve put together a list of laptops with CAC readers — sorted by brand.

Lenovo Laptops with CAC Smart Card Readers

  • Lenovo Thinkpad X395 (13.3”, quad-core AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 3700U, 8GB/16GB RAM, 512GB SSD)Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad T490s (14”, quad-core Intel Core i5 & i7, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad T495s (14”, quad-core AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 3700U, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad T410 (14.1”, Intel Core i5, 4GB/8GB RAM, 320GB/500GB HDD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad T430s (14”, Intel Core i5 , 8GB RAM, 180GB/320GB HDD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad L440 (14”, Intel Core i5 , 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad T460s (14”, Intel Core i5 , 8GB RAM, 256GB HDD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad T550 (15”, dual-core Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 500GB HDD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad P43s (14”, quad-core Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD)Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad P53s (15”, quad-core Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad L13 (13.3”, quad-core Intel Core i7, 8GB/16GB RAM, 512GB/1TB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad P17 (17”, quad-core Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo Thinkpad T440 (14”, Intel Core i5/Core i7, 4GB – 16GB RAM, 500GB HDD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad T470p (14”, quad-core Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (15.6”, quad-core Intel Core i7, 8GB/16GB/32GB RAM, 256GB/512GB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad L560 (15.6”, dual-core Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad L580 (15.6”, dual-core Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad L590 (15.6”, dual-core Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen 1 (15.6”, dual-core Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 260 (some models) Check Price

Note: Some Lenovo Models have the smart card reader as an optional feature. That is, you have the option of paying a little extra at the point of order to have the feature added to your laptop. If you don’t pay for the feature, your laptop would come with the slot, nonetheless, but it would be empty or filled with dummy plastic.

Dell Laptops with CAC Smart Card Readers

  • Dell Precision 7550 (15.6″, Intel core i6, 8GB RAM, 1TB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Precision 7710 (17.3″, Intel core i7, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Precision 3510 HD (15.6”, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 500GB) Check Price
  • Dell Precision 7740 (17″, Intel Core i9, 8GB RAM, 500GB) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 5424 (14″, Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude E7270 (12.5”, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 13 7390 (13.3″, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 (14.1″ Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude E5470 (14″, Intel, Core i5, 16GB RAM, 480GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 5500 (15.6″, Intel Core i7 Quad-Core, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 5501 (15.6″, Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 5400 (14″, Intel Core i7, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 5300 2-in-1 (13.3″, Intel Core I5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 7740 (14″, Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 500GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1 (14″, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude E4300 (13.3″, Intel Core 2 Duo, 4096Mb RAM, 160GB) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 5280 (12.5″, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 5480 (14″, Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Dell Latitude 5580 (15.6″, 7th Gen Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price

HP Laptops with CAC Smart Card Readers

  • HP ZBook 15 G5 Mobile Workstation (15.6″, Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • HP ZBook 15 G6 (15.6″, Intel Core I7, 64 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD) Check Price
  • HP ZBook 15 G2 (15.6″, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • HP ZBook 14U G6 (14″, Intel Core i7, 32 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD) Check Price
  • HP Book Power G8 (15.6”, Intel Core i9, 32GB RAM, 2000GB SSD) Check Price
  • HP ProBook 6460 (14″, Intel Core i5, 4GB, 500GB) Check Price
  • HP ProBook 6570b (14″, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD) Check Price
  • HP ProBook 6470b (14.0″, Intel core i5, 4 GB RAM, 500GB HDD) Check Price
  • HP 650 G2 (15.6″, Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • HP EliteBook 840 G6 (14″, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • HP EliteBook 840 G7 (14″ , Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Check Price
  • HP EliteBook 745 G3 (14″, AMD A10-8700B, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • HP EliteBook 8540p (15.6″, Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 320GB SSD) Check Price
  • HP EliteBook 8530p (15.6″, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB RAM, 160GB HDD) Check Price

ASUS Laptops with CAC Smart Card Readers

  • ASUS Zenbook (13.3″, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • ASUS A6420 (21.5″, Intel Core i3, 4GB RAM, 500 GB HDD) Check Price
  • ASUS A6421 (22″, 7th Gen Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD) Check Price
  • ASUS A4320 (22″, Intel Core i3, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD) Check Price
  • ASUSPRO Advanced B53J (nil, Intel Core i5 1st Gen, 2GB RAM, 320GB HDD) Check Price
  • ASUSPRO B8230UA (12.5″, Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • ASUSPRO B8430A (14.0″, Intel Core i5/i7, 4GB, 500GB HD) Check Price

Acer Laptops with CAC Smart Card Readers

  • Acer TravelMate P6 (14″, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price
  • Acer TravelMate 6493 (14.1″, Intel Core 2 Duo T8400, 3GB RAM, 250GB SATA) Check Price
  • Acer TravelMate P653-MG (15.6″, Intel Core i5, 4GBRAM, 128/256 GB SSD) Check Price
  • Acer TravelMate P653-M (15.6″, Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 500 GB HDD) Check Price
  • Acer TravelMate 8573TG (15.6″, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 500GB HDD) Check Price
  • Acer TravelMate P449 (14.00″, Intel Core i3, 4GB RAM, 1TB RAM) Check Price
  • Acer TravelMate 6595T (17.3″, Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD) Check Price
  • Acer Enduro N3 (14″, 10th Gen Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) Check Price