Best budget laptops of 2016

The era of the Netbook may be long gone but you can still find their successors.

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  • An affordable, fingerprint-resistant MacBook Air alternative
    Acer Aspire S 13
  • A digital canvas with a vanishing keyboard
    Lenovo Yoga Book
  • An affordable HP Chromebook with MacBook Air appeal
    HP Chromebook 13
  • A fully equipped, great-looking laptop for less than you'd think
    Razer Blade Stealth
  • A Windows cure for your 12-inch MacBook envy
    Asus ZenBook 3
  • A 2-in-1 with just about everything, including an amazing OLED screen
    Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (OLED)
  • A big-screen hybrid with some gaming chops
    Samsung Notebook 7 Spin