1Samsung Series 7 Chronos
Delivering professional performance in a thinner and lighter form factor, the Series 7 Chronos provides enhanced processing power. The system offers 10-finger multi-touch capabilities, enabling people to interact directly with the screen as well as the touchpad and keyboard. With a full aluminum body, the new Series 7 Chronos follows the design DNA of its predecessor while packing an Intel quad-core processor with up to 16GB of memory, up to 1TB of storage and dedicated 2GB external graphics into a slim chassis that measures just 0.82 inches. The laptop wakes up in as little as two seconds and boots in less than 12 seconds.
2Samsung Series 7 Ultra Touch
As the first Ultrabook in the Series 7 family, the Series 7 Ultra offers enhanced mobility and performance in an ultraslim and light, full-aluminum body. Aimed at multimedia, the Series 7 Ultra offers crisp visuals and powerful sound features. The laptop’s display is brighter and wider than previous models and features a 178-degree viewing angle, making it great for sharing multimedia with friends and family, or work content with colleagues.
3Asus VivoTab Smart Tablet
The VivoTab Smart Tablet features an Intel Atom Z2760 dual-core processor, while still providing up to 9.5 hours of battery life on a single charge. Just 9.7mm thin and 580g light, the VivoTab Smart has a 10.1-inch LED-backlit display with a crisp 1366 by 768 high-definition resolution. In-Plane Switching (IPS) display technology delivers 178-degree wide viewing angles and ensures clear and bright images, even when seen from the side. VivoTab Smart also features five-point multi-touch capabilities for fluid fingertip control with Windows 8. The TranSleeve keyboard can be used as a cover, keyboard and stand. It not only aids in the typing experience but protects the tablet as well.
4Asus Transformer Book TX300CA
The ASUS Transformer Book TX300CA enables users to instantly switch between an Ultrabook and a tablet by detaching the screen. It is aimed at users who prefer the portability of a multi-touch tablet for leisure but still want access to a more familiar Ultrabook design for productivity use. The Transformer Book TX300CA delivers performance, thanks to the latest Intel Core i7 processor with HD4000 graphics. It also features Asus’ SonicMaster technology to deliver crystal-clear sound with deep rich bass through its integrated speakers. This lightweight ultraportable is available with a 13-inch full HD (1920 by 1080) IPS display with multi-touch capabilities.
5Vizio 14-Inch Thin + Light Touch
The high-performance 14-inch Thin + Light Touch sports a HD+ touch-screen display and premium SRS audio for a high-level entertainment experience. Powered by Advanced Micro Devices’ best quad-core processor A10 and flash-based solid-state drive (SSD) for instant-on, the Thin + Light Touch offer performance similar to a powerful desktop, but with an ultrathin profile. It also comes with Microsoft Signature, which offers Windows 8 experience on a new PC with no junkware installed.
6Vizio 11.6-Inch Tablet
7Vizio 24-Inch All-in-One Touch
The Vizio system combines a powerful PC with premium entertainment features and an expansive touch-screen display, and offers a 24-inch Full HD touch-screen display, 2.1 subwoofer-enhanced audio with SRS technology, remote control and dual High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) inputs. It features AMD’s quad-core A10 chip, 802.11ac standard and Windows 8 with the Microsoft Signature experience.
8Sony Vaio T Series 15
9Toshiba Qosmio X875
The new Qosmio X875 is powered by a third-generation Intel Core processor that offers high performance and visuals boosted by an Nvidia GeForce GTX 670M graphics processor with 3GB of GDDR5 discrete graphics memory to take on graphics-heavy projects and the latest 3D games. The laptop is encased in Toshiba’s Black Widow styling, featuring a diamond-textured aluminum body and a glowing red LED Qosmio logo on the cover with raised tile LED-backlit keyboard and 10-key numeric pad.
10Toshiba Satellite U845T
Weighing 4 pounds and measuring 0.8 inches thin, the Satellite U845T offers the performance of a conventional PC but with slimmer styling and less weight. Featuring a 14-inch diagonal HD touch-screen display, the Satellite U845t is built of aluminum in Ice Blue and includes a spacious ClickPad with Windows 8 gesture support.
11Dell Inspiron R Series
Dell’s Inspiron R Series laptops combine versatile features and long battery life into a sleek design that starts around an inch thin. Available in 14-, 15.6- and 17.3-inch screen sizes, the laptops include a built-in optical drive, graphics options and fast processors. The new Inspiron 15R is thinner and lighter than before—nearly 5 mm thinner than the previous generation and starting at 5.03 pounds. It also features an optional Full HD display for exceptional visual detail, and a 10-key numeric keypad for easy number crunching or directional control in games.