Best 13 inch Laptop

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Like people, laptops come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes. On one end of the spectrum there are weighty 17in desktop replacements which are good for use around the house. On the other we have 10in netbooks, which is as portable as you can get without going for a convertible tablet.

With most 15in laptops still being a little on the heavy and large side for convenient all-day portability, 13in notebooks arguably provide the ideal middle ground. It’s certainly the category where we’ve seen a lot of growth with the introduction of Intel’s Ultrabook standard.

But if this is the size you’re after, which one should you go for? We help you choose the best 13in laptop for your needs, whether you’re after an affordable ultraportable, premium Ultrabook, business or consumer machine.