According to CNET.com, some good 13-inch laptop models for 2015 include the Dell XPS 13 Non-touch, Apple MacBook Pro 13 inch and Lenovo LaVie Z HX550 laptop. The Dell XPS 13 laptop is a lower priced option for a powerful laptop with long battery life.
The Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch is a sleekly designed, powerful computer for Macintosh users. The Lenovo LaVie Z HX550 laptop has a higher price tag but boasts a strong combination of processing power and portability. These laptops range from about $890 for the base model Dell XPS 13 to $1400 for the base Lenovo LaVie Z HX550. The MacBook Pro 13-inch is priced around $1300, as of 2015.