Updated on 21 June 2016 by

The best midrange notebooks of 2016 are perfect for everyday usages like playing movies, music and gaming. Most notebooks under this list have thin and light bodies; and even some of them are ultraportable laptops.

Available from top brands like HP, Asus and Lenovo, the best midrange laptops implement Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 processors and arrive pre-installed with the latest Windows 8 operating system, totally affordable at a moderate price. Most midrange notebooks listed below offer over 500GB of hard drive memory.

Screen size of the laptops listed below range between 11 inch and 15 inch, and web browsing has been made very easy on these screens with the added feature of built-in Wi-Fi.

Most people choose to opt mid range notebooks because of their affordability attached with the useful set of features. Costing you the between the price of cheap and high-end laptops, the mid range laptops can be afforded between a wide price range of $750 and $1500.


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Apple MacBook Air 13-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Air 11-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2015)
Microsoft Surface Book
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Apple MacBook Air 13-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Air 11-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2015)
Microsoft Surface Book
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Aug 2015
Feb 2015
Sep 2015
Sep 2015
Display
13.3 inches, Widescreen, 1440 x 900
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
13.3 inches, Widescreen, 2560 x 1600
13.5 inches, Widescreen, 3000 x 2000
12.3 inches, Standard, 2736 x 1824
Hard Drive
128 GB, Flash storage
128 GB, HDD
128 GB, Flash storage
256 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
4 GB
4 GB
8 GB
8 GB, 8 GB
Operating System
Apple OS X El Capitan
Mac OS X Yosemite
Apple OS X El Capitan
Windows 10
Processor
1.6 GHz, Intel Core i5-5250U
1.6 GHz, Intel Core i5-5250U
2.7 GHz, Intel Core i5-5257U
2.4 GHz, Intel Core i5-6300U
2.4 GHz, Intel Core m3
Laptop Type
Ultraportable, Flash storage
Ultraportable, HDD
Ultraportable
Ultraportable, Tablet
Average Rating
 4.1 stars
 4.1 stars
 4.5 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.8 stars
Battery
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
20% Positive
80% Negative
Display
22% Positive
78% Negative
28% Positive
72% Negative
84% Positive
16% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Keypad
100% Positive
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
Look and Feel
50% Positive
50% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
88% Positive
12% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
Performance
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
85% Positive
15% Negative
77% Positive
23% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative