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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Dell Inspiron 11 (2015) Review

  • Great price for a 2-in-1
  • Wraparound hinge is flexible but solid
  • Design keeps things simple
  • Good performance for the price
  • A bit heavy for extended tablet use
  • Low resolution display
Our Score 7

Acer Predator 17 G9-791-79Y3 Review

  • Solid build quality
  • Pleasant keyboard and touchpad
  • Loud, bass-heavy sound system
  • Excellent performance in all areas
  • Surprisingly long battery life
  • Bundled gaming mouse
  • Derivative design
  • Mediocre display
Our Score 9

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (Late 2015) Review

  • Quick CPU
  • Slick design
  • Strong gaming performance
  • Budget friendly
  • Unattractive display
  • Slow hard drive
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
  • Battery can drain quickly in real-world use
  • Unpredictable firmware problems
Our Score 8

Toshiba Chromebook 2 CB35-C3350 Review

  • Best performance we've seen in a Chromebook
  • Looks and feels great
  • Full HD display with great viewing angles
  • Beautiful backlit keyboard and multi-touch…
  • Speakers sound surprisingly good
  • Expensive for a Chromebook
  • Poor battery life
Our Score 8

Asus ZenBook UX305 Review

  • Featherweight and super slim
  • Outstanding keyboard
  • High contrast, glare-free 1080p display
  • Very affordable
  • Modest performance
Our Score 9

Toshiba Portege Z20t Review

  • Good battery life
  • Excellent keyboard
  • Matte screen for easy reading in bright light
  • Dock is reversible for a “stand mode” option
  • Awkward form factor for tablet use
  • Core M processor means middling performance
  • Price is too high compared to competitors
Our Score 6

Lenovo Ideapad 100S Chromebook Review

  • Decent keyboard
  • Good battery life
  • Only 2GB of RAM
  • Slow processor
  • Weak design
  • Short warranty
Our Score 4