Whether you're shopping for a sub-$200 laptop, a lightweight laptop for work and play, a 2-in-1 or a powerful gaming rig, the sheer number of choices can be overwhelming. To help you choose, we've picked the best laptops 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 laptops with the longest battery life. And creatives should check out our recommendations on laptops for photographers. Shopping on a budget? Check out our laptops under $500 roundup as well as our sub-$1000 gaming laptops page and our roundups of best deals of the month.
Looking for unmitigated power? Then you need to check out our exclusive review of the Alienware Area-51m; it's unlike anything Alienware's ever done before. And if you need something with strong performance and great battery life or a stunning 4K display and a world-class keyboard, take a look at the HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5 and Lenovo ThinkPad P52, both of which earned our Editor's Choice award. And if you're in the market for a Chromebook, check out our review of the Asus Chromebook Flip C434 which lasts over 9 hours on a charge and has a sleek premium chassis.
Here are the best laptops to buy right now.