Editors' Choice

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

Dell XPS 13 review (Kaby Lake)

The XPS 13’s 2016 update might happen mostly under the hood, with new 7th-generation Intel CPUs and a new rose gold finish, but there’s still good reason to check out this stunning laptop. See Full Review »

Our Score 10

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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  • Outdated 1,366 x 768 display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

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

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

LG Gram 15 Z960 Review

  • Amazingly lightweight
  • Attractive
  • Large display for such a portable laptop
  • Great speakers
  • A few design quirks
  • Weak performance
  • Battery warranty is just six months
  • Expensive given the hardware
Our Score 5

MSI GS60 Ghost Pro Review

  • Strong performance
  • Competitive pricing
  • Uninspired, flimsy design
  • Frustrating keyboard layout
  • Aggravating bundled software
  • Poor battery life
Our Score 4