Editors' Choice

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

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review

The original Surface Pro was far from perfect, but Microsoft has committed to making it great. Has the effort paid off, and can the Surface Pro 4 bring new ideas to the increasingly stale 2-in-1 category? See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Dell Inspiron 17 7000 2-in-1 (2016) Review

  • Among the most affordable 17-inch laptops
  • Attractive display
  • Powerful hardware
  • Up to two internal hard drives
  • Too bulky for 2-in-1 usage
  • Solid state drive speeds could be better
  • Feels like a stretched-out version of a smaller…
Our Score 6

Acer Predator 17 X GX-791-73FH Review

  • Handsome design
  • Rock solid build quality
  • Lots of connectivity
  • Strong all-around performance
  • Reasonable battery life
  • Speakers sound muddy
  • Backlit keyboard not adjustable for brightness
  • Desktop-grade GTX 980 could be quicker
Our Score 8

Acer Switch Alpha 12 Review

  • Great price point for a Windows 10 tablet
  • Performance similar to more expensive devices
  • Keyboard case is included
  • Weak battery life
  • Heavier than the competition
Our Score 6

Lenovo Ideapad 710S Review

  • Highly portable
  • Great performance for the price
  • Beautiful matte display with full HD resolution
  • Good battery life
  • Slow hard drive write speeds
  • Stubby right shift key
Our Score 8

Microsoft Surface Book Review

  • Versatile form factor
  • Beautiful display
  • Solid construction
  • Above-average performance
  • Optional GPU isn't that quick
  • Mediocre battery life
Our Score 7

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 (2016) Review

  • Sturdy, but light
  • Handsome, inoffensive style
  • Great hardware for the price point
  • Offers USB-C connectivity at low price
  • Too large and heavy for serious tablet use
  • Display suffers poor color quality
Our Score 7

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review

  • New Type Cover is wonderful
  • Pen is standard and works well
  • Pixel-dense display
  • Loud, clear speakers
  • Strong performance in all areas
  • Still heavy compared to dedicated tablets
  • Battery can drain quickly in real-world use
Our Score 8

HP Spectre Review

  • Thin, yet sturdy design
  • Robust forward-looking connectivity
  • Surprisingly good keyboard
  • Great screen
  • Core i7 performs more like a Core i5
  • Doesn’t match the competition’s battery life
Our Score 7