Best Business Laptops 2016

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Best Business Laptop Overall

Lenovo ThinkPad T460

Editor's Choice

No other business laptop offers a better combination of comfort, performance, durability and battery life.. The 14-inch ThinkPad T460 really stands out with itshot-swappable battery, which provides over 13 hours of endurance. Other reasons to invest include an excellent keyboard and a  MIL-SPEC 810G-tested chassis that can take a beating.

Lenovo ThinkPad T460 Review

  • Best Battery Life

    Lenovo ThinkPad X260

    Editor's Choice

    How much work could you get done with over 17 hours of battery life? The 12.5-inch ThinkPad X260 will help you answer that question with its epic endurance, comfortable keyboard and strong performance. At 3.2 pounds (3.6 pounds with extended battery), Lenovo's MIL-SPEC-tested laptop is light enough to take anywhere and svelte enough to fit on any tray or lap. For the best experience, make sure you configure the X260 with a 1920 x 1080 display and a 6-cell battery.

    Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Review

  • Best Small Business Laptop

    Lenovo ThinkPad 13

    Editor's Choice

    Lenovo's ThinkPad 13 has all the features a large enterprise customer could want at a price even family businesses will love. Lenovo's laptop provides a full HD display, an SSD, a world-class keyboard, more than 9 hours of endurance and MIL-SPEC-tested durability for just over $600.

    Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Review

  • Most-Portable Business Laptop

    HP EliteBook Folio G1

    Editor's Choice

    At just 2.14 pounds and 0.47 inches thick , the EliteBook Folio G1 is the thinnest and lightest business laptop on the market. However, this powerful system doesn't compromise on durability, usability or security, offering a MIL-SPEC-tested chassis, a sharp 12.5-inch display and one of the best keyboards we've tested. 

    HP EliteBook Folio G1 Review

  • Best 2-in-1 Hybrid

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

    Editor's Choice

    A no-compromise business 2-in-1, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga offers a snappy keyboard, 8 and a half hours of endurance and a rich touch screen that displays more than 100 percent of the sRGB color gamut. Capable of bending into tablet, tent or stand modes, the 2.8-pound X1 Yoga also packs an extremely pen-like stylus and WRITEit software that lets you scribble into any text field.

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Review

  • Best Business Ultrabook

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

    Editor's Choice

    The Rolls Royce of business laptops, the 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon offers a host of premium features, including a vibrant 1080p or 2K screen, a best-in-class keyboard and over 9 hours of battery life. Better still, this powerful portable weighs just 2.6 pounds but is well-made enough to pass a host of MIL-SPEC durability tests.

    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review

  • Best 15-inch Laptop

    Dell Latitude E5570

    Dell's 15.6-inch Latitude E5570 offers a strong combination of performance, flexibility and usability that business users will love. A responsive keyboard, accurate touchpad and helpful pointing stick make typing and navigating a breeze while an optional, quad-core Core i7 CPU provides workstation-class performance.

    Dell Latitude E5570 Review

  • Best Workstation

    Dell Precision 5510

    Ideal for CAD work, 3D animation or other graphically intensive business apps, Dell's Precision 5510 packs equal parts performance and portability. This 4.6-pound, 15.6-inch workstation boasts a powerful Intel Xeon CPU, Nvidia M1000M Quadro graphics and an eye-popping Infinity Display with vibrant colors and almost no bezel at all.

    Dell Precision 5510 Review

  • Best Business Chromebook

    Acer Chromebook 14 for Work

    If your company has gone all-in with Google Apps for Work, the Acer Chromebook 14 for Work may be your best choice. Executives will love it for its sleek design and a ruggedized chassis that can withstand drops from up to 4 feet and small spills on the keyboard. IT administrators will appreciate being able to preconfigure the Chromebook 14 through the web-based Chrome Device Management panel. And everyone will be impressed by the laptop's 8 hours and 33 minutes of battery life, along with zippy performance from its Core i5 CPU and 8GB of RAM.