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 16:01 13.25 x 9.15 x 0.79 inches 4
out of 5
From $881
Lenovo
Dell XPS 13 9360 15:14 11.98 x 7.88 x 0.6 inches 4.5
out of 5
From $999
Dell Home
Lenovo ThinkPad x270 13:15 12.03 x 8.21 x 0.8- inches 4
out of 5
From $734
Lenovo
Lenovo ThinkPad 25 13:05 13.25 x 9.15 x 0.79 inches 4
out of 5
From $1,899
Lenovo
Dell XPS 13 7370 (2018) 11:59 11.98 x 7.88 x 0.6 inches 4.5
out of 5
From $999
Dell Home
Microsoft Surface Book 2 (15-inch) 11:34 13.5 x 9.87 x 0.90 inches 4
out of 5
From $2,499
Best Buy
Dell Latitude 7380 10:15 12 x 8.3 x 0.6 inches 4
out of 5
From $1,199
Dell Home
Lenovo Yoga 920 10:14 12.72 x 8.8 x 0.55 inches 4.5
out of 5
From $1,299
Lenovo
Asus ZenBook UX330UA (early 2017) 9:58 12.7 x 8.7 x 0.5 inches 4
out of 5
From $699
Amazon
Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4 9:35 10.2 x 15 x 1.2 inches 4
out of 5
From $579
Amazon

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.