Editors' Choice

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

Asus Zenbook UX305UA review

Asus’ Zenbook UX305UA has a Core i5 processor, a 1080p display, and a 256GB solid state drive, all for just $750. It sounds like a great value, but can it really compete in the crowded mid-range ultrabook market? See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Asus Zenbook UX501VW-DS71T Review

  • Quick quad-core processor
  • GTX 960M makes gaming possible
  • Strong battery life
  • Runs quiet and cool
  • Lackluster design
  • A bit heavy and thick
  • Mirror-like display coating
Our Score 7

Origin EON17-SLX Review

  • Excellent 1080p G-Sync display
  • Great speakers
  • Desktop-class processor and GPU
  • Excellent solid state drive selection
  • Generic chassis
  • Poor battery life
  • More expensive than similar competition
Our Score 7

Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 P20W-CST3N02 Review

  • Great performance
  • Exceptional display
  • Flimsy plastic interior
  • Wonky hinge and design
Our Score 6

Dell XPS 15 Review

  • Solid build quality
  • Great keyboard and touchpad
  • Best notebook display we’ve tested
  • Clear, loud speakers
  • Extremely quick
  • Modest connectivity
  • Battery falls short of expectations
  • Noisy and hot at load
Our Score 8

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