Though it's buillt for business, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen) is a great choice for anyone who needs to be productive on the go. This extremely-light, 2.49-pound laptop lasts over 11 hours on a charge and packs one of the best keyboards you'll find on any device. An optional HDR screen reproduces an eye-popping 199 percent of the sRGB gamut, making every image and photo look more rich.
This 14-inch ultrabook packs a powerful, Intel 8th Gen Core series CPU and a speedy PCIe-NVMe SSD. It also finds room for all the key ports, including Thunderbolt 3 and multiple USB 3.0 connections.
|Best Lenovo Laptops 2019|
|Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (6th Gen)||Best Overall||5 out of 5|
|Lenovo ThinkPad T480||Longest Battery Life||4 out of 5|
|Lenovo Flex 6 11||Best Value||4 out of 5|
|Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet||Best Business 2-in-1||4 out of 5|
|Lenovo Yoga C930||Best 2-in-1||4.5 out of 5|
|Lenovo Ideapad 530S||Under $1,000||4 out of 5|
|Lenovo Legion Y530||Best Gaming Laptop||3.5 out of 5|
|Lenovo ThinkPad P1||Best Workstation||4 out of 5|
|Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook||Best Chromebook||3.5 out of 5|
|Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme||Best 15-inch Laptop||4 out of 5|
With its extended battery on board, the ThinkPad T480 lasts over 17 hours on a charge, making it the longest lasting current-generation laptop. This 14-inch system also packs a responsive keyboard, durable design and up to a 2K display. You can also configure it with optional Nvidia MX150 graphics.
The T480 has every port you could possibly want, including an SD card reader, a Thunderbolt 3 port, a full-size Ethernet connection, multiple USB Type-A ports and HDMI out. This laptop is also one of the few that lets you swap its battery out so, if 17 hours isn't enough for you, you can bring a spare.
For just $329, Lenovo offers more than 9 hours of battery life, a sleek 2-in-1 design, decent performance with an Intel Celeron processor and a comfortable keyboard. I teven ahs a USB Type-C port, which we don't see on many budget machines. The display isn't great, but you hav eto give something up at this price point.
This detachable 2-in-1 has a beautiful soft-touch chassis, a bright and colorful 13-inch display and very strong performance. At 2.8 pounds and featuring an excellent keyboard and stylus support, the X1 Tablet is a great travel companion. That's especially true considering its rated to 12 military-grade durability tests.
The 13.9-inch Yoga C930 prioritizes utility over beauty. The laptop's soundbar hinge pumps out strong audio, the included pen slots into an integrated stylus slot, and the new Privacy Shutter makes it easy to hide your webcam from prying eyes. These welcome features are paired with 10-hour battery life, fast performance, and a sleek, premium design.
An excellent option for students or as an alternative to the aging MacBook Air, the Lenovo Ideapad 530S offers good performance and a gorgeous design at a reasonable price. The two-tone silver-and-gray aluminum chassis is slim and lightweight, making it portable enough for frequent travelers. Add a bezel-less screen and decent battery life, and it's easy to recommend the Ideapad 530S above other mid-range devices, despite the laptop's rather dull display.
You don't need to empty your wallet to buy a laptop that can play the latest games. For $899, the Legion Y530 packs a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU, 8GB of RAM and a 1TB HDD with a secondary 128GB SSD. The Y530 has a stylish, low-profile design and its nearly bezel-less display offers a captivating viewing experience. Strong CPU performance and a useful selection of ports round out this budget gaming laptop.
Graphics professionals and 3D modelers who need a laptop that can handle demanding programs should opt for the Lenovo ThinkPad P1. This sleek 15.6-inch workstation is a desktop replacement in every sense of the phrase. With a Xeon CPU and Quadro graphics, the beastly P1 offers excellent performance. Not to mention, the vivid 4K display and comfortable keyboard are some of the best we've ever seen.
Lenovo's Flex 11 Chromebook is an durable education notebook for students. It can survive drops from 2.4 feet and has a spill-proof keyboard. It's also a 2-in-1, for when you want to use it like a tablet for Android apps. It offers strong performance for the price, as long as you're willing to work within Google's ecosystem.
Lenovo's high-end consumer business laptop, the ThinkPad X1 Extreme has a jaw-dropping 15.6-inch 4K HDR display and blazingly fast performance thanks to its Core i7 CPU and quick SSD. A luxurious and durable design combined with an excellent keyboard make the ThinkPad X one impressive piece of hardware.
- Check out our hands-on with the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon and new Lenovo X1 Yoga, the first aluminum ThinkPad.
- The Lenovo Legion Y740 and Y540 feature RTX gaming, and Dolby Vision HDR software.
Lenovo's our top-rated laptop brand for good reason. The company offers an extensive product lineup with some of the best notebooks you can get from any manufacturer. Lenovo makes laptops for just about every type of user, from children in school to gamers and business executives.
We've listed our favorite current Lenovo laptops above, but if you're doing research, it helps to know the difference between the company's major product lines.
For more help picking the right model, check out our Which ThinkPad is Right for You article.