Like all of the Inspiron laptops we've tested, the 14-inch 5000 series is a good value with excellent battery life, but you don't get a lot of choice when it comes to specs.
CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.
A slim, attractive laptop with very good performance and excellent battery life, the CT15T-B1 is just off the mark with the rest of the package.
Apple's MacBook Air dominates the thin-and-light market in the U.S. And its momentum shows no signs of slowing down with the well-received 2013 model.
The Revolve is a solid Windows 8 machine that can bend and twist in a number of ways.
Taking a bold step into the PC market, the Vizio CT14 is a fresh take on the 14-inch ultrabook, held back by some first-gen jitters.
Vizio's debut laptop line is impressive-looking, but these sleek 14-inch and 15-inch ultrabooks are the nicest of all.
Meet the Toshiba Portege R700 -- a remarkably light, remarkably thin laptop that should offer remarkable performance too. Oh, and remarkable battery life thrown in for good measure
Take a dash of Adamo and add massive corporate IT appeal, and you have a formula for a very attractive business ultrathin.
Toshiba's compact T100 series of 11- and 13-inch laptops get Neo processors and better graphics for the same price range.
There's a big difference between single-core and dual-core thin-and-light laptops. Case in point: two versions of the Toshiba Satellite T135.