The Surface Book 2 is a satisfying sequel, but like many sequels, it may be trying to broadly serve too many audiences.
The new version of the HP Spectre cuts down on the compromises, adding a touchscreen and a big power boost, while staying just as thin.
With increased performance and battery life, Dell's premium ultraportable XPS 13 remains easy to recommend.
The Lenovo Yoga 920 gets a handful of improvements and added features including a pen-enabled display and eighth-gen Intel processors to make it one of the best premium two-in-ones you can find.
The Acer Triton 700 is an impressive slim gaming laptop, but its nontraditional touchpad makes it a tough sell for anything other than games.
It's not the most powerful gaming laptop out there, nor the slimmest one, but it's among the best combinations of price, screen size and performance.
The Swift 1 is cheap, looks nice and has a good battery -- just don't give it anything more difficult to do than web browsing.
The Pixelbook has high-end hardware and a great hybrid design, but it’s still hard to justify spending so much on a Chrome OS laptop.
The latest HP mobile workstation is optimized for Adobe Creative Cloud pros.
The 15.6-inch Lenovo Flex 5 makes a nice alternative to a traditional mainstream laptop, especially if you've got entertainment in mind.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370 isn’t the flashiest Yoga, but offers a lot to productivity users who need a powerful two-in-one for writing, drawing or scribbling notes.
If you want something that's fast out of the box but don't yearn to endlessly fiddle for that last bit of speed, the Alienware 17 delivers.
The Asus ZenBook Flip S offers similar design and performance to other slim 13-inch laptops, but the generous extras included in the box make it stand out as a great value.
The redesigned Razer Blade Stealth has a more serious, sophisticated look and better battery life, but also loses its singular hook, a million-color lighting system.
A solid if somewhat uninspiring gaming laptop, the Alienware 15 is a good choice when you need fast performance but not the big screen.
You can find similar components for less, but Acer packs a lot of unique features -- and a big screen -- into the midpriced Predator Helios 300.
The Chinese company offers you an eigth-generation Intel i7, Nvidia's GeForce MX150 and a MacBook Pro design for under $1,000.
It's not as elegant as a Razer Blade or as powerful as an Alienware, but the 15-inch HP Omen is one of the better machines in its price range.