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We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in laptops.

Dell XPS 15 9560 review

The XPS 15 builds on the success of the XPS 13 by offering a slightly larger display in a very similar chassis, but can it surpass its smaller sibling? See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Dell XPS 15 9560 Review

  • Superb display
  • Excellent everyday performance
  • Admirable gaming chops
  • High-quality industrial design
  • Low-quality speakers
Our Score 9

Dell Precision 5520 Review

  • Strong performance thanks to a Xeon quad-core CPU…
  • Robust battery life for a mobile workstation
  • Solid build quality in a relatively small chassis
  • Can double as a portable gaming machine
  • Display quality, while good, is behind the best
  • The keyboard is just okay
  • Extremely expensive
Our Score 8

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (2017) Review

  • Solid value
  • Attractive design
  • Good battery life
  • Extraordinarily poor color gamut
  • High color error
  • Poor viewing angle
  • Flimsy keyboard
Our Score 5

Asus Zenbook UX330UA-AH54 Review

  • Sturdy chassis
  • Enjoyable keyboard
  • Attractive non-gloss display
  • Class-leading battery life
  • Excellent value
  • Design looks dull
  • Touchpad feels too slippery
Our Score 9

HP Spectre x360 15-bl075nr Review

  • Excellent keyboard
  • Plethora of input options
  • Solid connectivity
  • Attractive pricing given the overall value
  • Display is good, but not quite great
  • Unwieldly when used as a tablet
Our Score 8

Asus ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 Review

  • Great display quality
  • Speakers produce rich sound
  • Attractive design
  • Underwhelming performance
  • Heats up fast, doesn’t cool down
  • Structural issues
  • Poor battery life
Our Score 5

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar Review

  • Exquisite look and feel
  • Screen is among the best we’ve tested
  • Loud, enjoyable speakers
  • Spacious, responsive touchpad
  • Top-tier hard drive performance
  • Adapters needed to connect most devices
  • Keyboard is well below average
  • Touch Bar lacks an obvious purpose
  • Battery life takes a step back
Our Score 6

Samsung Chromebook Pro Review

  • Sturdy chassis
  • Beautiful display
  • Full Android app support
  • Satisfying performance
  • Compact design
  • Cramped keyboard layout
  • Middling battery life
Our Score 8