Available in 13.3- and 15-inch sizes, the Notebook 9 refresh gets more power and performance while staying under 3 pounds.
Dell's Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming laptop was already a favorite for the money and its updated design and features only sweeten the deal.
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.
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 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 Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 is a flexible platform for pros who need a durable weatherproof tablet, a laptop or both.
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.
Out of all the cheap Chromebooks, the Lenovo Flex 11 is one of the only models that offers extra built-in durability.
The company also refreshes the Yoga 920 and brings the Miix 520 up to par.
The 17-inch gaming laptop now has a more-reasonable version with an Nvidia 1060 GPU and HD screen.