The Asus ROG GU501 delivers gaming graphics in a sleek package with solid audio, but the display is too dim.
The new MacBook Pro is an excellent ultraportable with a brighter display, more compact design, and superb battery life, but it's not the fastest.
A good choice for young students, Dell's Chromebook 3189 is a flexible 2-in-1 with a durable chassis and strong audio.
The Lenovo Legion Y530 is a sleek and slim budget gaming laptop with enough graphics power to play demanding games on lower settings.
The new 9.7-inch iPad provides plenty of power, long battery life and Apple Pencil support, all for a fairly affordable price, even if this slate is not a Chromebook killer.
The new Alienware 17 R5 delivers excellent gaming power in a sleeker, hinge-forward design with captivating sound and lighting effects.
The new MacBook Air is a welcome upgrade with a sharper display in a thinner and lighter design, but this laptop could use more power.
The Dell G3 15 Gaming is a budget gaming laptop that packs a punch with its performance and battery life, but it suffers from a very dull display.
With solid performance, good battery life and plenty of ports, the sub-$400 Acer Aspire E 15 is one of the best values on the market.
The Dell XPS 15 offers serious power and nearly 12 hours of battery life in an attractive chassis.