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Best laptops of 2014

CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.

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Intel 4th-gen ultrabook concept design

This concept design has a detachable 11-inch screen and all-day battery life, and could cost less than $800.

January 7, 2013

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Dell XPS 13

Early versions of the Dell XPS 13 had promise, but lacked must-have features. Over time, the system slowly added a high-res display, then a touch screen, making the new 2014 version an ultrabook that hits nearly all the marks.

February 7, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating February 7, 2014
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HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4

The HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 is a good gateway to the Windows 8 experience with a responsive touch screen in a traditional laptop body.

October 22, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 22, 2012
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HP Envy Ultrabook 4-1015dx

HP's Envy 4 is an attractive, affordable type of ultrabook with a basic but solid set of features, even if it lacks the speed of more expensive alternatives in our entry-level configuration. Your best bet is to pay more for a faster version, or consider the even more affordable larger-screened AMD Sleekbook 6 instead.

August 14, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 14, 2012

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Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus

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.

October 15, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 15, 2013
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Get an HP Spectre 13T-3000 Ultrabook for $874.99

This top-rated touchscreen laptop normally sells for $999.99. And you can sweeten the deal a little further with a cashback service.

By April 24, 2014

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The HP Spectre gets both hybrid and ultrabook editions

HP announced two new Spectres: a convertible hybrid and full-fledged ultrabook.

By February 20, 2014

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Sony Vaio Pro 11

The superthin, superlight Sony Vaio Pro 11 is everything we expect from an excellent ultrabook.

June 4, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating June 4, 2013
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

The third version of Lenovo's ultralight 14-inch laptop, the X1 Carbon, gets nearly all the basics right while adding a few new twists, including a function key row that changes app by app.

February 11, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating February 11, 2014
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Dell finally gets the 13-inch ultrabook right

After two years of incremental upgrades, the XPS 13 gets a touch screen revamp that works.

By February 7, 2014