Best MacBook for portable power
Apple's smart, useful Touch Bar helps keep this as a top choice for combining power and portability.
Best for Apple fans on a budget
While still a great all-around useful laptop, the 13-inch MacBook Air is stuck with a lower-res display and a design that's no longer cutting-edge.
Best all-around ultraportable 2-in-1
Like the 15.6-inch version, except, you know, smaller, the Spectre x360 line continues to impress us with its design and performance.
More screen in a smaller body
Dell's XPS 13 ultraportable's design continues to impress us even after several generations.
Hybrid with all-day battery
If you're looking for a full-featured Windows laptop with major bang for the buck, this HP is it.
Best Windows MacBook alternative
The Razer Blade Stealth offers better specs for less money than the competition, and includes features others lack, such as a high-res touch screen and full-size USB ports. The design is slick, the price is right, but it's not as slim and portable as...
Best for Windows on a budget
It's not Chromebook-cheap, but the $750 Dell Inspiron 13 7000 is extremely thrifty for a Core i5 laptop with a backflipping touchscreen, face-recognizing camera and 256GB SSD.