The Acer Aspire 5 is a 15.6-inch thin-and-light that definitely delivers more for your money.
Whether you're into the novelty of having a secondary touchscreen or not, Asus has put together a good, affordable lightweight 15.6-inch laptop with the VivoBook S15.
HP's Pavilion Gaming 15 is a well-balanced laptop for both gaming and office or school work, without the high price or flashy looks.
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 Dell G5 Special Edition powers up your gaming for a not-too-onerous price.
Current 15-inch MacBook Pro owners won't feel the need to upgrade, but the handful of tweaks included here keep this expensive system at the top of the list for powerful midsize laptops.
The 15-inch Yoga C740 is an attractive pen-enabled two-in-one that's a great match if you want something for work and entertainment at home.
With the entry-level GF65 Thin, MSI puts your money where it counts -- in the GPU.
For under $700, the Acer Aspire V5 proves that a touch screen can work in a budget-priced Windows 8 laptop without cutting too many corners.
The 15-inch MacBook Pro is dead; long live the 16-inch MacBook Pro.
The redesigned Razer Blade moves the bar on slim gaming laptops, with better hardware and a bigger screen, but you'll need a bigger budget for it, too.
If you're in the market for an entry-level gaming laptop with an extra durable keyboard, consider the Asus TUF Gaming FX504GD-ES51. Everyone else should keep shopping.
Pure and simple, the Acer Nitro 5 is just a good deal with excellent mobile gaming performance for its wallet-friendly price.
The Acer Aspire 7 is solid choice if you're looking to get work done at home as well as game, create content or anything else you'd do on your average laptop.
If you need a Chromebook for work or school at home, the large but lightweight Acer Chromebook 715 is a great inexpensive option.
The 2018 MacBook Pro 15-inch laptop delivers the serious computing muscle that power users and creative pros crave -- but everyone else should wait for the rest of the line to be updated.
The Razer Blade 15-inch gaming laptop keeps up with the Nvidia RTX trend. The base model feels expensive, but the higher-end version hits a good mix of price and performance.
Acer's Predator Helios 300 delivers a lot of gaming punch in a thin laptop chassis.