Laptops with the Longest Battery Life

You don't want to spend your days chained to an outlet or worrying that your laptop will run out of juice when you need it most. That's why we run all notebooks through our own Laptop Mag battery test, which involves continuous web surfing over Wi-Fi. The laptops below lasted 9 hours or longer on our benchmark.

Product Battery Life(HH:MM) Size (in Inches) Rating Starting Price
Lenovo ThinkPad T470 17:25 13.25 x 9.15 x 0.79 inches 4
out of 5
From $873
Lenovo
Getac S410 i7 14:33 13.8 x 11.5 x 1.4 inches 3.5
out of 5
From $3,830
Dell Inspiron 11 3000 13:39 11.5 x 7.7 x 0.8 inches 4
out of 5
From $199
Dell
Dell Latitude 7280 12:29 12 x 8.2 x 0.7 inches 4
out of 5
From $1,029
Dell Home
Dell Latitude 5280 12:21 12.0 x 8.3 x 0.8 inches 3.5
out of 5
From $849
Dell Home
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 12:21 12.7 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches 4
out of 5
From $1,329
Lenovo
Asus Transformer Mini T102HA 12:08 6.7 x 10.2 x 0.5 inches 3
out of 5
From $399
Amazon
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 12:06 13.1 x 9.0 x 0.67 inches 4.5
out of 5
From $1,682
Lenovo
Dell Precision 5520 11:57 14.1 x 9.3 x 0.44 4
out of 5
From $1,399
Dell Small Business
Dell Latitude 5480 11:37 13.1 x 9 x .9 inches 3.5
out of 5
From $769
Dell Home
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 11:23 15.2 x 10.8 x 1 inches 3.5
out of 5
From $799
Dell Home
Acer Chromebook R 13 11:00 12.8 x 8.9 x 0.6 inches 4
out of 5
From $399
Amazon
Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-57D4 10:59 10.2 x 15 x 1.2 inches 4
out of 5
From $579
Amazon
15-inch Apple MacBook Pro 10:59 n/a 4.5
out of 5
From $2,399
Apple
Asus ZenBook UX306UA 10:44 12.76 x 8.89 x 0.54 inches 3.5
out of 5
From $1,035
Amazon
Lenovo Yoga 910 10:36 12.72 x 8.84 x 0.56 4.5
out of 5
From $1,049
Lenovo
Dell Latitude 14 3470 10:35 13.45 x 9.57 x 0.91/1.7 with extended battery 3
out of 5
From $449
Dell Home
Lenovo N22 Touch Chromebook 10:26 11.83 x 8.35 x 0.86 inches 3
out of 5
From $229
Wal-Mart
Dell Latitude 15 3570 10:25 14.96 x 10.23 x 0.92 inches 3
out of 5
From $449
Dell Home
Asus Zenbook UX330UA 10:17 12.7 x 8.7 x 0.5 inches 4
out of 5
From $699
Amazon
Dell Precision 3520 10:16 14.6 x 9.9 x 0.97 inches 3
out of 5
From $999
Dell Small Business
LG Gram 10:15 12.1 x 8.3 x 0.6 inches 2
out of 5
From $1,099
Newegg
Lenovo ThinkPad T560 10:10 14.98 x 10.16 x 0.88 inches 4
out of 5
From $818
Lenovo
HP Spectre x360 13-inch (2016) 10:06 12.03 x 8.58 x 0.54-inches 4.5
out of 5
From $1,049
HP
Dell Latitude 5289 2-in-1 10:00 12 x 8.3 x 0.7 inches 4
out of 5
From $899
Dell
Asus UX360CA 9:58 12.71 x 8.66 x 0.55 inches3 3.5
out of 5
From $749
Amazon
Lenovo ThinkPad T460p 9:57 13.5 x 9.4 x 1 inches 4
out of 5
From $779
Lenovo
Apple MacBook Pro 2016 9:50 11.97 x 8.36 x 0.58 inches 4
out of 5
From $1,399
Amazon
Acer Aspire S13 9:48 n/a 4
out of 5
From $749
Amazon
Samsung Chromebook 3 9:44 11.4 x 8 x 0.7 inches 4
out of 5
From $169
Amazon
Acer Aspire E5 (2016) 9:43 15.0 x 10.2 x 1.2 inches 3.5
out of 5
From $549
Amazon
Dell Precision 7720 9:34 16.4 x 11.1 x 1.4 inches 3.5
out of 5
From $1,599
Dell
Lenovo Yoga Book (Windows) 9:29 10.1 x 6.7 x 0.38 inches 3
out of 5
From $549
Lenovo
Acer Chromebook 14 9:25 13.42 x 9.31 x 0.67 inches 3.5
out of 5
From $299
Amazon
HP EliteBook 1030 G1 9:23 12.2 x 8.3 x 0.6 inches 4
out of 5
From $1,249
HP
Lenovo Yoga 710 (15-inch) 9:19 14.13 x 9.57 x 0.71 inches 4
out of 5
From $949
Lenovo
HP Elitebook x360 G2 9:17 12.48 x 8.6 x 0.59 in 4.5
out of 5
From $1,910
B & H Photo
Lenovo Miix 320 9:17 0.3 inches thick, 0.7 inches with keyboard 3.5
out of 5
From $299
NewEgg
Dell Latitude E7470 9:16 13.19 x 9.13 x 0.74 inches 4
out of 5
From $1,079
Dell Home
Lenovo Yoga 710 (11-inch) 9:14 11.07 x 7.67 x 0.59 inches 4
out of 5
From $549
Lenovo
Surface Book with Performance Base 9:10 12.30 x 9.14 x 0.51-0.90-inches 4
out of 5
From $2,399
Microsoft Store
Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Chromebook 9:08 12.68 x 8.78 x 0.78 inches 4
out of 5
From $395
Lenovo
Lenovo ThinkPad 13 9:08 12.69 x 8.77 x 0.75 - 0.78 inches 4
out of 5
From $699
Lenovo
Microsoft Surface Laptop 9:02 12.1 x 8.8 x 0.57 inches 4
out of 5
From $1,299
Microsoft

Other Benchmarks

  • Highest Resolution Screens - Screen resolutions that are higher than 1920 x 1080 (1080p).
  • Weight - Laptops that weigh 3.5 pounds or less.
  • Battery Life - Machines that lasted over 9 hours on our test.
  • Graphics Performance - Systems that achieved a high score on the 3DMark Fire Strike benchmark.
  • Hard Drive Speed - Reads and writes files the fastest with their hard drives or SSDs.
  • Overall Performance - Strongest scores on Geekbench 4, which measures overall system speed.
  • Productivity Performance - Top processor speed as measured by the Laptop Spreadsheet Macro test.
  • Display Brightness - The most luminous displays have a brightness of 300 nits or higher.
  • Color Gamut - The most vibrant laptop screens can reproduce at least 95 percent of the sRGB color gamut.