Samsung keeps the nice-looking design of its previous 11.6-inch Chromebook 2 while making it a little more durable and puts live support help just a click away, making it a noteworthy update to the company's Chrome-computing lineup.
CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
The smaller, 11.6-inch version of Samsung's excellent Series 9 laptop is thin and light, and has a few features the MacBook Air lacks, but it's more expensive and doesn't trump the competition where it counts.
The dual-core version of the ThinkPad x100e is a much better bet than the original single-core version. Battery life is still an issue, but it's a nice-to-the-touch 11.6-inch business Netbook.
This lean machine was priced at $300 when it debuted just over a year ago. Plus: super drone deal!
Budget specs? Yep. Killer deal anyway? Yep.
Kind of like a Chromebook, but with Windows 8.1, this is perhaps the best laptop deal I've seen all year.
Or a non-touchscreen model for $179.99. Plus: Three bonus deals, including a seriously sweet Xbox freebie!
It's an older model, but still chock full of Air-y goodness. Plus: Three bonus deals!
Is it possible to be a cheapskate and still buy a MacBook? This model makes a compelling argument.
The ultraportable 11-inch PC screen is suddenly hot again, from high-end Sony and Apple laptops to budget tablets and hybrids.