Editors' Choice

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

Acer Predator 17 (2015) review

Acer is known to offer bargain hardware for gamers, but has lost previous battles in the high-end, hardcore gaming arena. Can the company’s new 17-inch Predator change its fortunes? See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Lenovo ThinkPad P50 20EN-001RUS Review

  • Sturdy construction
  • A keyboard touch-typists will love
  • Excellent 4K non-gloss display
  • Fast Xeon quad-core processor
  • Surprisingly good game performance
  • Tepid design
  • Heavy, thick chassis
  • Short battery life
Our Score 8

Samsung Notebook 9 900X5L-K02 Review

  • Lightweight, slim, and attractive magnesium alloy…
  • Very bright display with great contrast
  • Competitive performance to price ratio
  • USB-C port
  • Dual-core CPU, while many competitors have a quad
  • Weak color quality
Our Score 8

Toshiba Portege Z30-C1310 Review

  • Lots of connectivity
  • Great battery life
  • Strong processor performance
  • Build quality is mixed
  • Lackluster touchpad
  • Outdated 1,366 x 768 display
  • Hard drive performance falls behind
  • Poor value
Our Score 4

Vaio Z Flip Review

  • Gorgeous display
  • Powerful speakers
  • Impressive performance
  • Best-in-class SSD
  • Can play most modern games
  • Unintuitive design
  • Limited tablet appeal
  • Modest battery life
  • Runs hot and loud at load
Our Score 7

Acer Chromebook R 11 Review

  • Solid case with a sturdy hinge
  • Wraparound hinge and touchscreen
  • Good battery life
  • ChromeOS isn’t optimized for touch
  • Finicky touchpad
  • Weak performance
  • Pricey for a Chromebook, given the specs
Our Score 5

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Review

  • Lots of connectivity
  • Excellent keyboard and touchpad with trackpointer…
  • Color accurate display with broad color gamut
  • Core i7 performs well, and is affordable
  • Long battery life
  • Too large for extended tablet use
  • Mediocre display contrast
  • Runs hot under heavy system load
Our Score 8

Dell Latitude 12 Review

  • Nimble processor
  • Speedy hard drive
  • Classy, unique design
  • Excellent bundled keyboard
  • Limited connectivity, and adapters are pricey
  • Mixed display quality
  • IGP falls behind in game benchmarks
Our Score 8

Dell XPS 13 (Skylake) Review

  • Light, but solid
  • Attractive design
  • Great touchpad
  • Beautiful display
  • Quick, especially with optional Core i7
  • Solid battery life
  • Limited ports
  • Quiet speakers
Our Score 9