Readers’ Choice Winners: Best Netbook and Best Notebook of 2010

You spoke, we listened. From the 140 laptops we reviewed this year, we selected 5 netbooks and 8 notebooks for you to choose from for our Readers Choice: Best Netbook and Best Notebook of 2010. The results are in. The Editors’ Choice-winning ASUS Eee PC 1215N walked away with 58.89% of the vote in the netbook category, beating out the Toshiba Mini NB305 (17.89%), Samsung NF310 (11.32%), Acer Aspire One 5432h (8.95%), and the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (3.95%). In fact, no one else even came close.

Things were more complicated on the notebook side, but in the end the Sony VAIO Z took 25.61% of the vote. Its closest competitors were the HP Envy 14 (17.54%), the Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (13.51%), and the Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (12.81%). In the middle ground the Lenovo ThinkPad T410s held its own with 9.47% of the vote, just nosing out the Alienware M11x (8.95%). And bringing up the rear was the Dell XPS 15 (7.02%) and the Toshiba Satellite T235 (5.09%).

Tomorrow, look for our next Readers’ Choice polling to open. This time, smart phones!

Anna Attkisson
Anna Attkisson
A lover of lists and deadlines, Anna Attkisson covers apps, social networking, tablets, chromebooks and accessories. She loves each of her devices equally, including the phablet, three tablets, three laptops and desktop. She joined the Laptop Mag staff in 2007, after working at Time Inc. Content Solutions where she created custom publications for companies from American Express to National Parks Foundation.
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