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The best laptop you can buy in 2022

The best laptops for you, from ultraportables to high-powered editing machines

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The best budget laptop of 2022

The best cheap laptops under $800 from HP, Lenovo, and more.

Laptop Reviews

Laptops are evolving at a dramatic pace, and this is the place to track their progress, or lack thereof. The best laptop is out there, and our laptop reviews dig deep into what’s new from the world’s biggest manufacturers to help you find it. From each new iteration of the Apple MacBook and Microsoft Surface to what’s coming up from likes of Dell, HP, Lenovo, and more, The Verge has you covered.

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Best gaming laptop in 2021: seven laptops to get your game on

The best gaming laptop at every size and price

Asus Zenbook 14X OLED review: a cool but impractical laptop

Asus Vivobook Pro 14 OLED review: snappy performance and a smooth screen

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The best Chromebook for 2021

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro (13-inch) review: a travel buddy

I would take this anywhere

Huawei MateBook 16 review: a nose(cam) short of great

Asus Chromebook Flip CX5 review: the 15-inch Chromebook to beat

Alienware X17 review: pretty pixels for a pretty penny

It delivers the 4K future I’ve been waiting for, but it came at a weird time

9.5

Apple MacBook Pro 14 and 16 review: return to form

Apple’s new pro laptops right the wrongs of the past half decade

Acer Aspire Vero review: for a better footprint, find a better laptop

Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 review: overpriced and underpowered

Razer Blade 15 Advanced review: the new hotness

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio review: back to the drawing board

Microsoft Surface Go 3 review: left behind

The tradeoffs aren’t worth it anymore

8.5

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 review: the best of both worlds

This is the best Surface Pro we’ve seen in years

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (2021) review: cut by the Blade

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 review: ninth time’s the charm

Lenovo has nailed the ThinkPad formula

HP Elite Dragonfly Max review: pretty fly for a steep buy

Luxury-class laptop for a luxury price

Dell Latitude 9420 review: pricey performance

HP ZBook Studio G8 review: works hard, plays harder

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga review: a promising start

A laptop that knows its business

HP Pavilion Aero 13 review: budget Envy

ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 review: flexible flagship

HP Elite Folio review: style over substance

Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook review: midrange done right

The Flex 5 is built for its price range

Lenovo ThinkBook 13S review: business on a budget

Framework Laptop review: pick your ports

The value of this laptop hinges on future support

Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD review: powerful, pricey, and flawed

Lenovo Yoga 9i (14-inch) review: sounds like a winner

Maingear Element Lite review: the competition is too good

Razer Blade 14 review: pint-size power

Study it

Asus ZenBook 13 OLED review: dazzling, to a point

AMD helps bring OLED to the mainstream

Acer Chromebook Spin 713 (2021) review: victory lap

The newest Chromebook Spin 713 is just as good as last year’s model

Dell XPS 13 OLED review: more pixels, more money

Asus Chromebook Detachable CM3 review: Duet redux

You can lean on its kickstand, but not its CPU

Asus ROG Strix G15 Advantage Edition review: an AMD powerhouse

Acer Swift 3X review: not quite swift enough

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 (15-inch) review: a big-screen entertainment machine

Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook review: a Chromebook for grown-ups