Best Laptops

Last Update: July 17, 2024

Asus Zenbook 14 Flip OLED

90%

PROS:

CONS:

Apple MacBook Air M1

86%

PROS:

  • Fanless design runs cool and quiet
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  • Performance in benchmark tests shows the M1 Air easily outperforming Intel versions
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  • Fanless design runs cool and quiet
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CONS:

  • App compatibility is an issue for early adopters
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  • No mobile broadband options, 5G or otherwise
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  • No mobile broadband options, 5G or otherwise
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Dell Inspiron 16 Plus

85%

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CONS:


Meh // not enough data:
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  • Acer Swift Edge 16 (70)
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  • MacBook Pro 16-inch (M3 Max, 2023) (90)
  • Acer Swift 5 (2022) (80)
  • MacBook Pro 14-inch 2023 (90)
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  • ROG Zephyrus G14 (2023) GA402 (90)
  • Acer Chromebook 516 GE (80)
  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Gen 11) (80)
  • Apple MacBook Air (M1, 2020) (90)
  • Asus TUF Gaming A16 Advantage Edition (90)
  • Dell Alienware m16 R2 (90)
  • HP Pavilion Plus 14 (85)
  • HP Envy x360 (15 Inch, 2023) (80)
  • Dell XPS 13 OLED (90)
  • Dell XPS 14 and 16 (70)
  • Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch M2 Pro (2023) (90)
  • Acer Chromebook Spin 714 (90)
  • Asus ROG Strix Scar 18 (90)
  • Dell XPS 15 (9530) (80)
  • LG Gram SuperSlim (90)
  • Chromebook Plus CX34 (80)
  • HP Envy 16 (2023) (90)
  • Asus Zenbook Duo (2024) (90)
  • Razer Blade 14 (80)
  • System76 Lemur Pro Laptop (90)
  • Acer Aspire Go 15 (2024) (80)
  • Acer Swift Go 14 (Intel Core Ultra) (80)
  • MacBook Air M2 (90)
  • Asus Zenbook 14 OLED (2024) (70)
  • Framework Laptop 13 (AMD) (90)
  • Apple M3 Max MacBook Pro 16 (80)
  • Asus ROG Strix Scar X3D (90)
  • HP Spectre x360 14 (90)
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