Dell XPS 15 Non-Touch Laptop -DNCWX1626S
The Dell XPS 15 is a premium-feeling 4K laptop that outdoes the MacBook Pro in several categories. Its bezel-free design should be the gold standard going forward.
Lenovo IdeaPad 100S Chromebook
The Lenovo 100S Chromebook delivers on the promise of adequate performance at a low price, but dirt-cheap Windows 10 machines have it beat there.
Origin PC Eon17-SLX ( 2016)
The Origin PC Eon17-SLX is very expensive, and none too pretty, but also one of the only gaming laptops with the specialized components needed for VR hardware such as the Oculus Rift.
Asus ROG G752
Asus carries its Republic of Gamers line forward with a modern-feeling overhaul, but the new Intel processors in the G752 are matched with graphics cards more than a year old.
Vaio Z ( VJZ13BX0311B)
For those willing to pay top dollar for a stylish, functional, highly portable PC, the Vaio Z Flip is impressive -- but you might do better with a Lenovo Yoga 900, MacBook Pro or Microsoft Surface Book.
Alienware 13 ( 2016)
The new Alienware 13 is replacing its highest-resolution screen with a speedy and beautiful OLED alternative -- at no extra cost.
MSI GT72S Tobii
Eye-tracking laptops, cylindrical gaming rigs -- and an all-in-one with junk in the trunk.
Dell Latitude 11 5000
The Dell Latitude 11 5175 is a midrange Windows hybrid that your IT department will love.
Samsung Notebook 9 ( 13-inch)
The new 15-inch and 13-inch Samsung Notebook 9 are made of a light, strong magnesium alloy.
HP Pavilion x2 ( 12-inch)
The Pavilion x2 moves its magnetic pull-apart hinge into a 12-inch model.