Beautiful design and snappy performance combine to impress

We're finding great products all along the price gamut this week. The high-end Xiaomi Mi 4 gets an "Oustanding," and a gaming laptop impresses; meanwhile, CNET's editors also rated an excellent AV receiver, an appealing smart light bulb, and the best "ultrabudget" laser printer you can buy. Let's start with the lovely, intelligent Xiaomi Mi 4.

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Sony's latest AV receiver is a ticket to big-bang theater

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A less colorful, less expensive Philips Hue

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A massive gaming laptop selling support and speed

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MSRP: $1,576.00

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A big change to a small core feature

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Fast video messaging with a few flaws

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A fun and sometimes frustrating puzzle adventure

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App-augmented Atom is big on radar detection performance

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A mini laser printer at an unbeatable price

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