Buying any laptop is a big decision. You may end up using it for several years before getting another, and there are many makes, models, and chip configurations to choose from. Lucky for you, we’ve tested many of the new releases in 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 jargon means, be sure to read our How to Buy a Laptop guide. And check out our many other computing guides, including the Best MacBooks, Best Cheap Laptops, Best Gaming Laptops, and Best Laptop Backpacks.
Updated July 2023: We’ve added the latest Framework laptop, MacBook Air, LG Gram SuperSlim, Asus Zenbook 14, Lenovo Yoga Book 9i, and Lenovo IdeaPad 5.
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Scott Gilbertson, Brenda Stolyar, Christopher Null, Adam Speight, and Andrew Williams contributed to this guide.