CNET Reviews – Top Rated Laptops
- Dell XPS 15 (Fall 2013) - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
The Dell XPS 15 takes on Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina Display in almost every category, even beating it in a few. But for such a hefty investment, a design overhaul is in order.
- Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
A major update to our favorite Windows 8 hybrid, the IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro is still a better laptop than tablet, but the new version adds a future-proof better-than-HD display at a great price.
- Alienware 18 - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
There's a premium to be paid, but the massive Alienware 18 is a show-off-worthy desktop replacement that takes down even the newest PC games, and is just plain fun to use.
- Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
If you�re just looking for an all-around excellently made Windows touch ultrabook and don�t mind that it's on the expensive side (and doesn�t convert to a tablet), the improved Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus is worth the investment.
- Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
This updated version of Dell's XPS 12 hybrid adds newer CPUs for improved battery life, but still works better as a laptop than a tablet.
- Sony Vaio Pro 13 Touch Ultrabook - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
For those who want an excellent ultraportable laptop with more than just the latest Intel processors, the Sony Vaio Pro 13 Touch is it.
- Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, June 2013) - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
Apple�s new 11-inch Air goes a conservative route in 2013, emphasizing longer battery life and more affordable pricing over any big design changes. The battery boost alone might be worth it.
- Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 (Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.40GHz) - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
For those looking for something more than a feature-light ultrabook, the gamer-friendly Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 is close to brilliant, and several configurations are currently available at a deep discount -- but I can't believe it doesn't have a touch screen.
- Asus Zenbook Prime UX51Vz-DH71 - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
The Asus Zenbook UX51Vz-DH71 is a nice fit for anyone looking for premium looks and performance in a Windows 8 laptop who is willing to pay for it.
- Lenovo ThinkPad Twist - CNET Reviews - Top Rated Laptops
Slightly less conservative-feeling than the average ThinkPad, the well-made ThinkPad Twist offers one of the better tablet modes from the first wave of Windows 8 convertibles.
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