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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.

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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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