12 Best Laptops (2022): MacBook, Windows, Chromebook
Buy any laptop is a big decision. You’ll probably use it for a few years before buying another, and there are a ton of makes, models, and chip configurations to choose from. Lucky for you, we’ve tested many new releases over the past year. These are our top picks for the best laptops you can buy right now.
If you don’t know exactly what you need or what all the different hardware jargon means, be sure to read our guide to How to buy a laptop. And check out our many more computer guideincluding Best MacBooks, Best gaming laptop, Best cheap laptopand Best laptop backpack.
Update December 2022: We’ve added Asus ZenBook S 13 OLED, HP Specter x360 14, Asus Chromebook Flip CX5, and some honorable mentions.
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Scott Gilbertson, Brenda Stolyar, and Andrew Williams contributed to this guide.