If you're in the market for a high-performance laptop, you have plenty of choices. Unfortunately, you'll have to navigate a minefield of inferior options. Our laptop reviews and buying guides are here to help you find and compare the best 2016 laptops for your needs and your budget.
With long battery life, a sharp screen and an awesome keyboard, the ThinkPad 13 is a productivity powerhouse with an affordable price
The Asus VivoBook E403SA combines a premium design, long battery life and a full-HD display for a very affordable price.
The Asus Chromebook C202 is a good choice for students because of its durable design, comfortable keyboard and long battery life.
The Toshiba Tecra A50 is a 15-inch business notebook with solid performance and a good keyboard, but its screen and overall look could be better.
Built for business users, the Dell Venue 10 Pro 5056 is a midsized tablet with decent performance and strong lapability, but its short battery life and a hefty chassis hold it back.
The Vaio Z's bright display, long battery life and solid performance would make it a great ultraportable if the keyboard weren't so stiff.
With a brilliant screen, long battery life and awesome keyboard, the 2.6-pound ThinkPad X1 Carbon is as pleasant to use as it is to carry.
The CTL J4 Plus Chromebook for Education offers a sturdy design and colorful screen for the money, but the laptop's battery life and keyboard disappoint.
The HP Chromebook 14 packs offers good multitasking performance and blasts a lot of volume, but competitors offer brighter displays and more battery life.
Though it runs a little hot, the Gigabyte P57W offers strong gaming performance and an excellent 17-inch full-HD screen for a good price.