The Samsung Notebook 7 Spin is a flexible 2-in-1 with a solid display, but poor battery life and an uninspired design hold it back.
The Asus VivoBook Flip 14 is a sub-$500 2-in-1 with a flexible design and clean looks, but its poor performance and awful webcam give us pause.
The Dell XPS 15 offers serious power and nearly 12 hours of battery life in an attractive chassis.
The Eon15-X is a beastly gaming laptop with intense specs, powerful speakers and a sick keyboard, but its display and battery life could be better.
The 15-inch MacBook Pro is one of the most powerful laptops we've ever seen and is worth the splurge for the most demanding creative pros.
The 2018 MacBook Pro 13-inch is super fast and the keyboard is improved, but the battery life could be better.
The Alienware 15 has a sophisticated new look and powerful specs, but it gets a little too hot for comfort.
The ThinkPad L380 is a solid all-round business laptop with excellent performance, a comfy keyboard and good battery life.
The Acer Chromebook 15 has a metal chassis and a large 1080p display, but its screen is dimmer than we would like it to be.
The Acer Aspire 5 shines with its fast, extensive drives; crisp, clear display; and elegant design, but falters when it comes to audio and price.