The Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro sports a sharp, detachable display and booming speakers, but is weighed down by a bulky design.
The HP SlateBook 14 brings Android to a full-size touch-screen notebook, but the marriage doesn't work.
The 15-inch Lenovo ThinkPad W540 boasts workstation-level performance, an excellent keyboard, and a QHD display with built-in color calibrator.
The Raspberry Red Acer Aspire E5-471-59RT is a long-lasting system for those looking for a budget laptop with style.
The Lenovo Flex 2 offers solid performance and a full-HD touch display that flips into stand mode for a budget price.
The Razer Blade 14 is comfortably seated at the intersection of portability and power, offering excellent graphics and gaming performance with an ultra-high-res display in a slim, lightweight chassis.
The Lenovo Y40 offers solid gaming performance in a sexy and light design, as well as long battery life, but the screen doesn't pop.
The Toshiba Satellite Click 2 is an affordable 2-in-1 laptop-tablet combo with good endurance, but its bulk and stiff keyboard are turnoffs.
The Acer Aspire V3-111P is a lightweight touch-screen laptop that offers solid everyday performance and excellent audio for a very affordable price.
A good combination of components makes the Acer Aspire E15 a compelling option among budget notebooks.