A basic multimedia laptop starting under $600, with higher-end display, graphics, and storage upgrades.
Sony's top-of-the-line 13-inch Vaio VPCZ116GX/S has a speedy Core i5 CPU, discrete graphics, a huge 256GB SSD, and a sky-high price to match.
The Sony KDL-Z5100 series of flat-panel LCDs includes the same Internet "widgets" found on the higher-end XBR series.
The Casio G'zOne Commando 4G LTE is largely the same as its immediate predecessor, while adding support for the carrier's high-speed data network.
With an exceptional design, competitive features, innovative connectivity, and solid performance and battery life, the ThinkPad Z60 series is versatile enough for home and business users at home or on the road.
Lenovo's latest lineup of IdeaPad laptops is likely the last before Ivy Bridge later this year.
The latest Y and G series IdeaPads get modest mainstream updates at CES 2012.
Samsung's sleek Series 7 Chronos is a 15-inch Windows laptop that's a close match to the 15-inch MacBook Pro--and it costs less, too.
The Sony Vaio Z series is thin and light enough to bother the MacBook Air, and is the first PC to use Intel's Light Peak technology, for speedy data transfer.
Non-ThinkPad news: the IdeaPad Z-series offers up affordable entertainment laptops, while new U-series machines include upgraded ULV processors from Intel.