Friday, March 03, 2017
"... Based on the extensive battery testing conducted in the CNET Labs, these are the 25 PCs with the longest battery life scores over the previous 12 months, including Windows and MacOS laptops, Windows 2-in-1 hybrids, and Chromebooks running Google's Chrome OS. (Not included are Android or iOS tablets.)
The top spot is a bit of a surprise, going to the Acer Chromebook R13, a budget-friendly but long-lasting Chrome OS laptop. The top Windows system is Microsoft's 2016 refresh of the Surface Book, which benefits from having a battery in its tablet screen and a second battery in its keyboard base.
Apple's MacBooks are typically thought of as having excellent battery life, though the 2016 Pro models sometimes require an extra bit of coaxing to overcome uneven battery performance. The highest-ranking MacBook right now is the version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro without Apple's new Touchbar, at no. 3. (The 2015 MacBook Air lasts even longer, but it's an aging model with a lower resolution screen.)..."
The 25 laptops with the best battery life - CNET