Asus ZenBook 3
This new laptop from Asus comes lighter and thinner than Apple's laptops while packing more powerful hardware. However, it only has one port.
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HP Omen (15-inch)
The Vive-friendly Phoenix desktop gets a new name, joining affordable new 15-inch and 17-inch gaming laptops.
HP EliteBook Folio G1
HP's take on the 12-inch Core M laptop could use a few design tweaks, but it evokes the best parts of Apple's 12-inch MacBook, with better value and more options.
Razer Blade (2016)
The Razer Blade is a slim gaming laptop that hits a good balance between power and portability, with the intriguing promise of adding a desktop graphics card later on.
Samsung Notebook 9 (15-inch)
Despite not decisively beating the competition in any one area, the Samsung Notebook 9 comes close across the board, making it a safe, if not exactly exciting choice for a slim 15-inch laptop.
Acer Switch Alpha 12
Unlike the Microsoft tablet hybrid, Acer's version comes with the must-have keyboard cover included.
Apple MacBook 2016 (256GB, silver)
With a handful of subtle improvements, the updated 12-inch Apple MacBook is more of a mainstream machine, but remains a few tweaks away from being the best laptop on the market.
HP Stream 11-R010NR
The HP Stream laptop deftly balances fashion and function at a rock-bottom price.
Acer Predator 15 (G9-591-74KN)
The Acer Predator 15 one of the fastest gaming laptops we've tested, and wisely adds extra cooling to handle high-end parts in a smaller 15-inch body.
Dell XPS 13 (2016, Gold Edition)
The excellent Dell XPS 13 series gets a high-end upgrade in this gold edition with improved performance, but also a high-end price to match.