Best Apple Laptops in 2020 (April Reviews)

To help you choose the best Apple laptop, we took all of the latest models for a spin, testing them for CPU speed and RAM, with a minimum of 8 GB of onboard RAM, hard drive speed, with each of our top picks featuring blazing fast solid state drives of no less than 128 GB, and additional features, such as crisp retina displays, a myriad of useful ports and powerful stereo speakers.

Apple is regarded as making the best laptops, competing with the best laptop brands.

The best Apple laptop we tried was the latest edition of the renowned MacBook Air, which boasts many of the same features of other models but is lighter, just a couple of pounds, thinner and cheaper. It features a dual-core 8th-Generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of onboard RAM, a glorious 13” retina screen and a solid state drive that is available in either 128 GB or 256 GB. It also contains a suite of Thunderbolt 3 ports, a responsive touchpad and is available in a trio of cool colors. Keep reading to learn more about the latest MacBook Air and the other laptops on this list.

For the best Windows laptop, we have you covered there too.

Latest Apple Laptop Reviews & Buyer Guides

6 Reasons to Buy an Apple Mac Instead of a Windows PC
6 Reasons to Buy an Apple Mac Instead of a Windows PC
Remember the 90s when Windows was the talk of the town? Computers were synonymous with the Windows PC. Everyone was shopping for the best windows laptop. Nobody took the Macintosh as seriously back then. Offices began being stacked up with Windows PCs, and the world started to transform rapidly to…
Twist: An ultra-portable universal adapter for your MacBook
Twist: An ultra-portable universal adapter for your MacBook
This gadget may be just as good as the best portable phone charger. You’re busy and you’re plugged in. You’ve got your laptop, phone, tablet, and maybe even a work phone. When you travel, you’re that weirdo who sits on the floor just to plug in all their devices. Well,…
Macbook Air Refresh Might Be Coming to WWDC 2018
Macbook Air Refresh Might Be Coming to WWDC 2018
If you’re reading this article it’s because you got wind of a new Macbook Air refresh in 2016.  However, and not to dash your dreams of a new svelte laptop from Apple, at this point things are unconfirmed.  However, it’s inevitable that Apple will refresh their lightweight, ultrabook like laptop,…
Apple Macbook Accessory Must Have: Satechi Type-C 3-in-1 Combo Hub
Apple Macbook Accessory Must Have: Satechi Type-C 3-in-1 Combo Hub
If you’re willing to invest in Apple’s new “Macbook” – you know, the one with USB type-C, a low powered processor and small screen – then you’re a man or woman of meager means. Jokes aside, as the laptop ain’t cheap or meager, there is a glaring problem with the…
Apple Releases New MacBook Pro and iMac Models
Apple Releases New MacBook Pro and iMac Models
While Apple doesn’t like to frequently release new models of the same product, when it does update product lines the results tend to be noteworthy. Take the latest upgrade to the 15-inch MacBook Pro and the new version of the 27-inch iMac announced this week as an example. Both these machines…
iFixit Dismantles the 2015 Macbook to Find Tricky Design
iFixit Dismantles the 2015 Macbook to Find Tricky Design
The iFixit team has tackled its latest dismantling project, this time turning toward the new MacBook. If you are unfamiliar with these take-apart videos, it’s not just idle curiosity. Taking apart the MacBook can give valuable clues about how Apple has redesigned its laptop, and offer valuable insight for those…
Three (Bad) Things You Need To Know About The New Macbook
Three (Bad) Things You Need To Know About The New Macbook
Apple debuted a bunch of new things today, from an open-source medical research initiative, probably the last thing anybody was expecting it to announce, to a short exclusive window with HBO Now. But one of the bigger surprises was a new, thinner, lighter, smaller Macbook. But there’s far more you…
How to Download Free Games for Mac
How to Download Free Games for Mac
Although Macs weren’t typically thought of as being great gaming computers in the past, Apple has made considerable improvements over the past couple of years. In addition to the iMac desktop, MacBooks and even the MacBook Air can serve as nice gaming computers. There are thousands of awesome games to choose…
What to do if your Macbook Battery is Not Charging
What to do if your Macbook Battery is Not Charging
The Apple MagSafe Power Adapter has to be one of the most ingenious devices ever created. Its simplicity, minimalist look and magnetic connector make the normally mundane task of plugging in your laptop surprisingly satisfying. However, things can quickly get stressful when you find your Macbook battery is not charging.…
Expand Your MacBook Air With A MicroSD Card Reader
Expand Your MacBook Air With A MicroSD Card Reader
Put your best micro SD card to work expanding your MacBook. MacBooks are spectacular laptops. Most people will swear by them and love the way the work and the design they present. However, one complaint you will often hear surrounding these things is that, well, Apple can be a little…
MacBook Pro 13 Retina Hits New Low Price in October
MacBook Pro 13 Retina Hits New Low Price in October
If you need a workhorse laptop and are cool with OS X, we found a stellar deal on the 2013 model MacBook Pro 13 Retina. This makes the best price we’ve seen on it by twenty bucks. With 8GB RAM, a solid Core i5 Haswell, and 256GB of SSD storage,…
9 Must-Have MacBook Pro 15″ Retina Display Accessories 2014 (list)
9 Must-Have MacBook Pro 15″ Retina Display Accessories 2014 (list)
Apple’s latest and greatest laptop features some of their best technology yet! Their MacBook Pro 15″ with Retina Display features an unbelievably sharp display, slim design and new hardware, which includes SSD storage and both Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity options. If you’ve updated your laptop or are thinking of…
New Macbook Airs Are Official With Improved Haswell Processor And A $100 Price Drop
New Macbook Airs Are Official With Improved Haswell Processor And A $100 Price Drop
Yesterday, a rumor hinted at the launch of the updated Macbook Airs, with minor hardware upgrades today, and it seems it was correct. Apple has updated the online store with the new Macbook Airs, and they feature the latest Haswell processors, along with a reduction in price and fast storage,…
Macbooks and iPads Are Cheaper in Malaysia Than the U.S. Apple Store
Macbooks and iPads Are Cheaper in Malaysia Than the U.S. Apple Store
I think I can speak for the majority and say that we’ve all long lived under the assumption that Apple’s prices are the cheapest here in the US when compared to any other country.  After all, the US is home to Apple and it only seems like a logical assumption.…
Homer Simpson Macbook Decal Chomps the Apple Logo
Homer Simpson Macbook Decal Chomps the Apple Logo
There are no shortage of Macbook decals.  Top of my list includes the Sub Zero and Dark Night decals.  And while I’m not a die hard Simpson fan, I’ll gladly add this Macbook decal which depicts Homer eating the glowing Apple icon on the back cover of the Macbook. The…

What Else Should You Know About Apple Laptops

If you’re an Apple aficionado, then bookmark Gadget Review because we cover all that is worth covering with our Apple Laptop reviews. Get news, opinions, and in-depth reviews on the best Apple laptops; don’t miss out on even the smallest update on Apple notebooks. We cover the best Apple watches, can tell you about the best iPhone and we even clue you in about the best laptops for college students.

Apple’s innovations make news and Gadget Review promises to deliver it to you so that you may enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that Apple’s competitors have still some way to go before they can pose any serious challenge to the Macbook Pro and Macbook Air. Stay abreast of the latest innovations that our Apple laptop reviews explore; such as the Force Touch trackpad, lightning fast flash storage, OS X Yosemite, and the much-vaunted Retina display.

Read our detailed comparisons of the latest Mac models; if you’re planning on buying a Mac, then we’ve got the tips, technical specifications, and views that will help you make the right purchase decision.

Also, check out the best gaming laptops and the best laptop bags.

Back to top button
Close