HP's ENVY x360 15 can be considered within the budget or mid-range price range depending on configuration. However, it leans heavily toward high-end in terms of performance, battery life, and build quality.
What was one of our top picks for a budget laptop has come up short in the latest refresh, delivering a display that no one should have to use. It's a shame; the rest of the laptop really isn't bad at all.
Samsung's new Galaxy Book Pro line of laptops offers a lot of value for the money. The Galaxy Book Pro 360 15-inch with its stunning AMOLED display, insanely thin chassis, and exceptional S Pen make this laptop stand out from the herd, but Samsung also makes some novice mistakes that keep it from being perfect. Here's our full review after using it for the last few weeks.
Razer breaks out from its gaming roots with Book 13, a premium 13-inch Ultrabook that is fast, good looking, and has all the right features. While you pay handsomely for the experience, this is also one of the best laptops ever made.
With the addition of USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 6, and Intel 10th Gen processors the Surface Laptop 3 13.5 delivers a solid follow up to the Surface Laptop 2. Between the optional Alcantara, ability to get the laptop serviced including SSD upgrades, Instant On, and the hugely improved trackpad Microsoft has created again one of the most enjoyable laptops to use. Find our more in my full review.
The ThinkBook 15p is meant for home or small offices that need extra computing power for specialized work. It also has a glorious 4K display with accurate color. Let's take a look at how Lenovo can offer so much PC for the asking price.
The Surface Laptop 3 15 is a slightly larger version of the 13.5-inch model, but it also features an AMD processor and graphics. Unfortunately, it's far from a powerful laptop, and without Alcantara, it feels like an odd addition to the Surface family. Omissions like Wi-Fi 6, an SD card reader, and a more modern display keep us from loving this otherwise gorgeous laptop.
The ThinkBook 14s Yoga is intended for small business customers who need a quality convertible laptop with strong performance and long battery life. I've been using it for a week to see what it's all about.
For creative professionals who want a Windows 10 PC, you have the choice of 13-inch Ultrabooks with no NVIDIA GPU or honking big 15-inch laptops that are not so fun to use on planes or to carry. The new HP ENVY 14 looks to solve that, and it does so with outstanding results. This $1,260 laptop should be on your short list.
Earlier this year, the XPS 13 (9300) hit the streets with an all-new redesign that we adored. Nearly everything about this premium Ultrabook was perfect. So, what happens when you put in Intel's latest 11th Gen Evo processors into the XPS 13 (9310)? You get a laptop that is measurably faster and longer lasting by hours. Here are our full results in our updated review.
Microsoft's Surface Book 3 doesn't veer far from the late-2017 version, but it does refresh nearly all the internal hardware. The results deliver impressive performance in an Ultrabook laptop. Surface Book 3 is the top of its class despite these minor upgrades, mostly because it has no other competition.
Surface Laptop 4 gets a significant boost in performance thanks to AMD Ryzen R7, but there are also many qualifications to that statement. While it's easier to recommend the 15-inch 2021 model, Microsoft could still do better with this series. Here is what we think of Surface Laptop 4 with AMD (15-inch) after using it for the last week.
Dell has long since been the go to brand for business PCs, but the latest in Dell's Latitude laptop line have set a new standard with the introduction of AI. Dell Optimizer is the first of its kind AI platform that learns as you go to increase productivity, battery life, and more. You're going to want these innovations and cutting edge technology powering your business.
The Origin EVO15-S isn't a new name in gaming laptops, receiving a refresh every so often with the latest hardware. Its latest iteration, however, is an absolute beast, with RTX 30-series graphics. But is it worth the price? Dive in with our review to find out.
Lenovo's ThinkPad lineup returns to the 2-in-1 game after a three-year hiatus with the X12 Detachable. It's a device intended for business use, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have a whole lot to love for regular users.
In its third year, the LG Gram 17 is still unmatched in terms of features and lightness at just under 3lbs. New for 2021 is an updated processor, improved display, and some re-worked ports. It all adds up to a fun experience, but LG can still make it even better. Here's our full review after spending the last month with bold LG Gram 17.
Lenovo's IdeaPad Slim 7 14 start around $750 but includes hardware and features that might make you think of a much higher price. I tested it top to bottom to see whether it's the right choice for your next PC.