Don't-Miss Ultrabook Stories
Pleasingly thin and light, the HP Elitebook Folio 9470m delivers several business-friendly extras, and its solid-state drive makes it speedy on many tasks—but it’s a bit short on storage and system memory, and it’s pricey for a 14-inch laptop.
The Twist has some flaws, but it does what it’s designed to do very well – it’s a great business-oriented tablet-Ultrabook hybrid.
In the age of ultra-portability and high-end laptop performance Acer's Aspire M5-481PT feels just a bit too big, a bit too heavy, a bit too slow, and a bit too dull.
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The Acer S7-391 is a super thin ultraportable with a great display, design and performance, but only moderate battery life.
The Yoga is perhaps one of the most usable Ultrabooks available today. It’s got a great keyboard, trackpad, and touchscreen, and it can be used in multiple positions.
The Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 is a decent performer with good features that lets you take advantage of Windows 8's touch capabilities, but it's also on the heavy side.
Dell's cleverly designed XPS 12 Convertible Touch Ultrabook functions as both a laptop and a tablet. It's heavy for the size, but a good performer with a great display.
Sony's new 11.6-inch convertible includes a minimalist slider keyboard, but behaves more like a tablet.
This extremely lightweight Ultrabook boasts solid overall performance, but poor usability.
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The ultrathin, ultralight ThinkPad X1 Carbon adopts an impressive carbon-fiber case, but its internals are all Ultrabook, with good and not-so-good results.