Buying a new laptop is a big investment - so you want to make sure you buy the perfect device that suits your needs. With thorough testing techradar.com has reviewed and ranked the top laptops. Starting off with the Best Ultrabook: Dell XPS 13. The Dell XPS 13 reigns supreme as the best laptop you can buy today. Thin and light with a battery life that exceeds 7 hours. TheBest 2-in-1 laptop is Samsung Notebook 9 Pro.