Buying any laptop is a big decision. You might end up using it for a few years before getting another, and there are many makes, models, and chip configurations to choose from. Fortunately, we’ve tested many new versions over the past year. These are our top picks for the best laptops you can buy right now.
If you don’t know exactly what you need, or what all the various hardware terms mean, be sure to read our guide on how to buy a laptop. And check out our many other computing guides, including the best MacBooks, best gaming laptops, best budget laptops, and best laptop backpacks.
Updated August 2022: We added Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2, Dell XPS 13 Plus, Apple MacBook Air (M2, 2022 ), Lenovo IdeaPad Flex, and LG Gram 16.
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Scott Gilbertson, Brenda Stolyar and Andrew Williams contributed to this guide.
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