Updated on 21 June 2016 by

Sub $1000 is a pretty economical quote for some of the best midrange laptops from Dell, offering large screen sizes of 15 inches or more. The best notebooks under $1000 of 2016 process at speeds of 1.5 GHz or more and have fairly large RAM sizes of 4GB atleast.


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Apple MacBook Air 13-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Air 11-Inch (2015)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Google Chromebook Pixel (2015)
Apple MacBook Air 13-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Air 11-Inch (2015)
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Google Chromebook Pixel (2015)
$899 - $2,049
$899 - $1,099
$897 - $1,299
$999 - $2,199
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Aug 2015
Sep 2015
Feb 2015
Display
13.3 inches, Widescreen, 1440 x 900
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
12.3 inches, Standard, 2736 x 1824
12.85 inches, Standard, 2560 x 1700
Hard Drive
128 GB, Flash storage
128 GB, HDD
32 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
4 GB
4 GB
8 GB
Operating System
Apple OS X El Capitan
Mac OS X Yosemite
Google Chrome OS
Processor
1.6 GHz, Intel Core i5-5250U
1.6 GHz, Intel Core i5-5250U
2.4 GHz, Intel Core m3
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i5-5200U
Laptop Type
Ultraportable, Flash storage
Ultraportable, HDD
General Purpose, Media, Desktop Replacement, Standard
Average Rating
 4.1 stars
 4.1 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.7 stars
Battery
100% Positive
100% Positive
20% Positive
80% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
Display
22% Positive
78% Negative
28% Positive
72% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Keypad
100% Positive
100% Positive
33% Positive
67% Negative
83% Positive
17% Negative
Look and Feel
50% Positive
50% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
72% Positive
28% Negative
Performance
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
100% Positive