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 tried out many of the new releases in the past year. These are our top picks for the very 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 through our laptop buying guide. And check out our many other guides, including the Best MacBooks, Best Gaming Laptops, Best Cheap Laptops, and Best Laptop Backpacks.
Updated November 2021: We’ve added new picks, like the new 16-inch MacBook, latest Dell XPS models, Lenovo X1 Extreme, and Surface Laptop Studio.
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