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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.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch review: it’s a bigger Surface Laptop

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 review: I wish this looked like a Surface Pro X

Dell’s latest XPS 15 has a speedy processor and gorgeous display, but it isn’t a slam dunk

OLED and Core i9 come with compromises

Asus ZenBook Pro Duo review: two-screen dream

Double trouble

The best Chromebook you can buy right now

It’s a close call

The Origin EVO 16-S’s 16-inch display doesn’t make for a better laptop

Acer Swift 7 review: thin at all costs

The Swift 7 is the lightest computer I’ve ever reviewed, but it makes many compromises to get there


Apple MacBook Air (2019) review: the new normal

Can it live up to the classic?

Apple’s new entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro is an obvious upgrade

The latest entry-level MacBook Pro is surprisingly competent

Acer Predator Triton 900 review: weird flex

LG Gram 17 review: as ultra-portable as 17 inches can get

OLED laptops are an idea whose time has come

Dell’s new business laptop logs you in hands-free

The first Max Q gaming laptop from Alienware is too thick and too late

Walmart’s new gaming PCs struggle with the basics

Razer Blade 15 dual storage review: too much compromise


Apple MacBook Air (2018) review: the present of computing

Completely whelming

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme review: the right mix of work and fun

The business laptop that’s good for a consumer

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 review: the Surface Amateur

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 review: two screens and lots of compromises

Microsoft Surface Pro 6 review: a familiar bet

Surface Pro is still the 2-in-1 to beat

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: if it ain’t broke

HP Chromebook x2 review: semi-pro


A screen in your trackpad is more useful than you think

Cheap gaming laptops now have high-end performance

Are 17-inch laptops worth the compromise?