In the video above, CNET shares their picks for the coolest laptops from CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Let’s take a look at which laptops get to sit at the cool-kids table…
Samsung Chromebook Pro
Samsung Chromebook Pro is a higher-end version of a Chromebook with a touchscreen, metal body, and 360-degree hinge. It’s coolest features are that it can run Android apps from the Google Play store and has stylus hidden in the side that you can pop up to use for more accurate touch capabilities.
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe looks and feels like a MacBook Air, has multiple connection ports, and has a 14″ screen, an interesting feat considering this is a 13″ laptop. It’s sleek and clean aesthetic is it’s coolest feature.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has almost no bezel for the fullest screen image possible, is built for business but works just as well for a personal laptop, comes with the new Windows Hello sign-security feature. The coolest feature is the broadband connection for getting internet when there’s no wi-fi available.
HP Spectre X360 Laptop
HP Spectre X360 Laptop is a laptop/tablet hybrid that is bigger than most, and is a little thicker than last years model to accommodate a bigger battery. It comes with either an Intel Core i5 or i7, and has to option to upgrade to an Nvidia GPU.
Dell Inspiron 15 7000
The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop has a “gamery flare” to it with red highlighted vents and a red, backlit keyboard. What’s most impressive is they’ve managed to squeeze the new nVidia 1050 GPU inside, making a great gaming focused laptop, but without the hefty price tag.
Acer Predator 21X Gaming Laptop
Speaking of expensive gaming laptops, Acer’s Predator 21X Gaming Laptop has created a lot of buzz during CES 2017, mostly for its INSANE $9,000 price tag! This huge laptop has a 21″, curved screen, a trackpad that you can take off and use as a number pad, and a keyboard normally seen only on desktops.
Razer Project Valerie Gaming Laptop
And finally, the laptop creating more buzz than a glass table in a Vegas hotel room is Razer’s Project Valerie triple-display gaming laptop concept. Its triple-screen style is incredibly cool, with two UHD, 17″ screens that pop out from either side of the main screen. No word if this concept will actually become a reality and be sold to the public.
That is CNET’s look at the coolest laptops of CES 2017. Don’t forget to check out all our CES 2017 gaming coverage and subscribe so you don’t miss out.