While we wish it had a better display, the 2015 MacBook Air is superfast and lasts longer on a charge than any other ultraportable today.
The E Fun Nextbook Ares 11 combines a poor keyboard with a mediocre tablet, but it's only $197.
The 15-inch MacBook Pro is a great choice for those who demand outstanding performance and a display to match.
Lenovo's 12.5-inch ThinkPad X250 fits epic battery life, a sharp display and a snappy keyboard into a lightweight, durable package.
The Razer Blade is a slim stunner that now packs GeForce GTX 970M graphics, making it a lightweight gaming powerhouse.
The ThinkPad Yoga 12 is just as well-designed and nimble a laptop and tablet as its predecessor, but unfortunately loses some battery life in the revision.
The HP ZBook 15u G2 is a lightweight work notebook that offers a military-standard durable design and solid overall performance.
While it's bigger and heavier than gaming notebooks of similar size, the Alienware 15 offers solid graphics performance for less than the competition.
The Lenovo ThinkPad E450 is a solid, affordable small-business laptop with a comfy keyboard but mediocre battery life.
The Alienware 17 gets updated with an Nvidia GeForce 980M GPU and an optional graphics amplifier for unrivaled gaming power.