HP's Pavilion x360 adds Beats Audio (for now) and rugged construction to the expanding field of 11-inch Yoga-likes, but Lenovo's version feels much more upscale.
With their 360-degree rotating screens, the new 13.3-inch Pavilion and 15.6-inch Envy x360 convertibles join the budget-friendly 11.6-inch x360 from earlier this year.
The HP Pavilion X2 comes in both 11- and 13-inch screen sizes, but at $599.99 is it too expensive to compete with other cheaper hybrids also hitting the market this year?
The modestly specced 23-inch monitors, which will be available later this fall, are also modestly priced.
HP revives an 11-inch favorite with the Pavilion TouchSmart 11z, but there are better performance-for-money deals to be had.
The HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 advances the argument for Chrome as a low-cost mainstream computing environment, but the laptop's most noteworthy feature is a slightly bigger screen.
As long as you have no advanced demands, the Pavilion 27xi will meet your basic needs with aplomb.
There have been plenty of 11-inch AMD-powered ultraportables this year, but HP's Pavilion dm1z was the first, and this updated version puts it back in the lead in this crowded category.
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One of HP's only CES 2013 laptops is a mainstream touch-screen laptop that should help budget shoppers get the most out of Windows 8.
The first laptop to offer AMD's power-efficient Fusion platform delivers on much of its promise, combining great battery life, decent performance, and basic graphics for less than $500.