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

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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.

By Oct. 22, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 22, 2012
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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.

By Feb. 7, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 7, 2014
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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.

By Jan. 7, 2013

Pricing not available

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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.

By Aug. 14, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 14, 2012

Pricing not available

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Acer Aspire V7

Despite the low-rent exterior, the Acer Aspire V7 packs a lot of what we want into a reasonably priced 14-inch ultrabook, including a high-res touch screen, mainstream graphics, and plenty of ports.

By Jan. 23, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 23, 2014

MSRP: $1,199.99

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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 Feb. 7, 2014

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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.

By Feb. 11, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 11, 2014
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Sony Vaio Pro 11

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

By Jun. 4, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Jun. 4, 2013
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Asus Transformer Book TX300CA

Another ambitious Windows 8 laptop from Asus, the Transformer Book can transform into a Core i7 slate.

By Jan. 7, 2013

MSRP: $1,499.00

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Toshiba Kira £1,299 ultrabook packs Core i7, Windows 8.1 Pro

Toshiba's new Kira ultrabook and £299 Chromebook are both hitting the UK in the next few months. Here's the skinny.

By Jan. 6, 2014