CNET Top 5
CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
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.
Lenovo bows a new slim gaming laptop with a jumbo 17-inch touchscreen.
It's a refurb, but it comes with a full one-year warranty. That's an awfully big PC for an awfully low price.
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.
New HP Envy x2 models pack a kickstand and a keyboard that falls off at the drop of a hat.
The big-screen Origin PC Eon17-S gaming laptop won't win any design contests, and isn't particularly portable, but our high-end config was great where it counted -- running new games at high detail settings.
HP has refreshed its HP Envy x2 and Pavilion x2 lines with new looks and hardware.
The bulky, dated body of the Digital Storm Krypton doesn't feel particularly high-end, but it's great at running games at high detail settings, and can be configured to provide excellent bang for your buck.
Making small performance trade-offs to fit into a slim, attractive 17-inch body, the MSI GS70 Stealth is a gaming laptop for those who hate the look of gaming laptops.
One of the nicer-looking and better-performing Chrome OS systems, the 13-inch Acer Chromebook adds some zip by ditching Intel for an Nvidia processor, but also hits a few issues with popular Chrome apps.