Samsung Series 7 Chronos
The Samsung Series 7 Chronos runs on the new Windows 8 operating system. The main appeal of the Chronos is its powerful graphics card and 1TB hard drive. With so much power, it’s a wonder that the Chronos is a fairly lightweight laptop at 5.2 pounds. Consumers who use PCs for heavy-duty gaming and other graphic-rich multimedia experiences will appreciate the uncharacteristically svelte nature of this graphic powerhouse.
Dell XPS 15z
With a 750GB hard drive and an Intel i5 processor, this machine will satisfy even the pickiest consumer. The HD 15.6-inch screen certainly contributes to its hefty weight, but the display is noticeably thin. Rounding out its impressive list of features, the XPS 15z has a battery life of 8 hours, making it an ideal system for the university student who doesn’t always have time to charge on the go.
The Yoga 13 converts into a tablet with a 3-inch HD screen. The 1.7 Intel Core i5 processor and 500 GB hard drive makes the Yoga 13 a solid contender, but not the most powerful PC you’ll find on the market this year. This laptop’s primary appeal lies within its convertibility.
MacBook Pro (Retina Display)
No list would be complete without mentioning the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The 15-inch Retina Display is a dream come true for graphic designers and other multimedia aficionados. This super thin machine is incredibly portable and lightweight, as always. Those who already belong to the Cult of Mac will snatch up this latest offering for its incredible graphics display while others will stick to a more traditional interface.
Lenovo ThinkPad Twist
The Twist is another convertible system that allows users to have the portability of a tablet and the functionality of a laptop with a literal twist. The 12.5-inch screen may be on the small side for some, but don’t underestimate it because of its small size. The Twist comes with a powerful i5 processor and an even more powerful graphics card.Continue Reading