Whether you're shopping for a sub-$200 laptop, a lightweight laptop for work and play, a 2-in-1 laptop or a powerful gaming rig, the sheer number of choices can be overwhelming. To help you choose, we've picked the best laptops for 2019 in every major category, based on our extensive testing, research and comparisons.
Looking for something a bit more specific? We've got guides to the best gaming laptops, best college laptops and best business laptops as well as Chromebooks and 2-in-1s. And if you need something that can last a really long time, check out our roundup of the best laptops with the longest battery life. And creatives should check out our recommendations on laptops for photographers and video editors.
And be sure to check out our deals pages for the best prices on Laptops including Chromebooks and Gaming notebooks including Dell and Lenovo systems. Looking to add your own personal touch to your laptop, check out our Best Laptop Stickers page and if you're jonesing for a second display, check out our Best USB-C Monitors page.
Here are the best laptops to buy right now.
Updated Sept. 16: We just reviewed the Asus ZenBook Pro Duo, which earned an Editor's Choice award for its clever mix of power and innovation. Looking for an OLED gaming laptop, check out our face-off between the Alienware m15 and the Razer Blade 15. The countdown to Microsoft's Oct. 2 event has begun, stay tuned to our Microsoft Surface Pro 7 rumor page for any breaking news before the event.