If you’ve ever dripped coffee on or damaged an expensive Ultrabook, you’ll appreciate the Chromebook C214MA . This primarily cloud-based device is water-resistant and ruggedized, so a minor spill or a short drop won’t be the end of the world.
- 360-degree-rotating touchscreen
- Scratch-resistant dimpled finish
- Isn't the most powerful choice
ROG Strix G15 ES76
The ROG Strix G15 ES76 is a powerful device with an RTX 2070 graphics card, a 10th-generation core i7 CPU, 16 gigabytes of system memory, and a high refresh rate. All of this together makes it perfectly capable of 1080p gaming at ultra settings.
- Rgb-illuminated keyboard
- Some of the ports are poorly placed
- Plastic chassis
VivoBook S13 DS51
Offering middling specs at a reasonable price, the VivoBook S13 DS51 is suitable for casual users who don’t need a very large screen and who aren’t planning on running anything more than standard programs, browsing the web, and similar activities.
- Fingerprint reader
- Usb type-c and type-a ports
- Doesn't offer a tablet mode
ZenBook Pro Duo XS94T
If you insist on having the most advanced technology, check out the ZenBook Pro Duo XS94T . It features a Core i9 processor at up to 5.3 gigahertz, a full-width ScreenPad Plus touchpad, and high-end connectivity, including Thunderbolt 3 and Wi-Fi 6.
- Hdr-enabled oled panels
- Detachable palm rest
- Is somewhat heavy
If you want to play complex games, but can’t spend a fortune, the Tuf AS76 is one of the best options on the market. A 144-hertz IPS panel driven by a powerful RTX 2060 GPU makes modern titles look smooth and rich with high frame rates and minimal motion blur.
- Octa-core ryzen 7 cpu
- Dual-channel ram
- Self-cleaning fans
ExpertBook B9 XH75
Travelers and anyone who does a lot of work away from a power source for extended periods of time will be well served by the ExpertBook B9 XH75 . It boasts a 23-hour battery life and is equipped with an 11th generation Intel i7 processor that clocks speeds up to 4.7 GHz.
- Extremely lightweight
- Magnesium-lithium alloy chassis
- Comes in a range of ssd capacities
ZenBook 15 XH77
With 16 gigabytes of RAM, a 1-terabyte NVMe SSD, and a GTX 1650 graphics card, the ZenBook 15 XH77 can just about do it all without breaking a sweat. It also incorporates the first-of-its-kind ScreenPad, a high-sensitivity touchpad display with a 2160 by 1080 resolution.
- 92-percent screen-to-body ratio
- Infrared camera
- Meets military drop test standards
ROG Scar XS99
Those looking for buttery-smooth refresh rates, should turn to the ROG Scar XS99 , which features a 300-hertz IPS panel. It has an extremely fast RTX 2070 Super GPU and can run many of the newest games titles in HD resolutions at their highest settings.
- Encrypted keystone to save settings
- Intelligent cooling system
- Plenty of space for upgrades
VivoBook Flip 14 DB71T
Affordably priced, yet capable enough to meet the needs of the average user, the VivoBook Flip 14 DB71T is a smart choice for students or anyone else who isn’t planning on resource-heavy work like HD video editing. It has 8 GB of RAM and an AMD Ryzen processor.
- Wide 178-degree viewing angle
- Brushed aluminum chassis
- Full-size backlit keyboard
ZenBook Flip S UX371
With a sleek design and impressive hardware under the hood, the ZenBook Flip S UX371 is going to satisfy the most demanding of users. It’s equipped with a vibrant 13.3-inch OLED 4K display, weighs a mere 2.87 pounds, and comes with a stylus for drawing in tablet mode.
- Intel iris xe graphics
- Two thunderbolt 4 usb-c ports
- Ultra-slim bezel