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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.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold review: a folding screen filled with potential

Acer Aspire 5 review: a $549 laptop that doesn’t completely suck

But try to find an AMD model

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2020) review: speedy, spectacular convertible


Apple MacBook Air with M1 review: new chip, no problem


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Apple MacBook Pro with M1 review: flexing Arm

Fancy Air

Dell XPS 13 (late-2020) review: greatness, refined

A 2020 standout, a 2021 question mark

MSI’s GE66 Raider Dragonshield Edition is a beautifully extra gaming laptop

Dell Latitude 9510 2-in-1 review: this battery means business

Microsoft Surface Pro X (2020) review: ARM gets more muscle

A lot has changed with Windows on ARM

Surface Laptop Go review: a case study in cost cutting

Razer’s Blade 15 Advanced review: runs fast, runs hot

Asus’ latest ZenBook Flip S is all about the screen

Asus ZenBook 14 UX425EA review: a standard step ahead

Alienware’s M15 R3 is improved, but the competition is better

Origin EVO15-S (2020) review: a customizable 4K machine

We tested one of Intel’s Tiger Lake processors — and Xe Graphics are the real deal

It beats AMD in single-core performance as well

Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 review: a gaming laptop that doesn’t need two screens

Lenovo’s IdeaPad Slim 7 is a showcase for AMD’s exceptional new processor

The AMD revolution

Razer Blade Pro 17 review: big, bold, and powerful

Acer’s Swift 3 is a solid laptop for students

HP’s Pavilion x360 is a mid-range LTE-equipped laptop that cuts too many corners

HP’s Pavilion x360 is a mid-range LTE-equipped laptop that cuts too many corners

Acer Chromebook Spin 713: the Chromebook to buy

MSI’s GS66 Stealth almost has what it takes to beat Razer

Razer Blade Stealth 13 (2020) review: great gaming on the go

But Asus still keeps the crown

Lenovo’s Legion 5i is a gaming laptop of few compromises and few perks

It’s faster than the IdeaPad Gaming 3, and as a result, it’s not as budget friendly