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Sony's take on the Ultrabook is more mainstream than stripped-down, with solid if not stellar performance and a surprisingly reasonable price tag.
This somewhat cheap gaming laptop has unimpressive performance and awful speakers, but it offers a beautiful screen.
A full-HD IPS display is the breakout feature of Asus’ new high-end Ultrabook.
Great performance, state-of-the-art components, and a nice feel highlight this desktop replacement laptop.
The EON17-S is bulky, heavy, and generic-looking, but it's an excellent performer.
If you think you want a new laptop this year, this quick guide can help you decide when you break out your credit card.
The Series 9 is a tantalizing machine that fills the niche of the 15-inch Ultrabook, but I know Samsung can do a better job on the input devices.
The pricey and heavy XT3 rugged laptop fits best in select corporate markets.
In some respects, the Timeline M3 looks like a legitimate challenger to the 15-inch Macbook Pro, but its poor LCD panel is a one-way ticket to Palookaville.
Despite its quad-core CPU, Toshiba's 'everyday value' laptop fails to deliver exceptional performance. But it has a Blu-ray drive and good sound, and you can play your iPod through the speakers even when the laptop is turned off.
Although the Series 5 is a good ultraportable laptop, it's too thick and heavy to be an Ultrabook.
The Envy 14 Spectre offers a sleek look, a superb display, and an excellent touchpad. But you'll have to overlook the additional weight.