The 10 Best Laptops of 2012
Best Ultrabook: ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A ($1,099)
With a bright 1080p IPS display and loud Bang & Olufsen speakers, this 3-pound ultraportable out-Airs the Air in some respects. We love the circular aluminum swirl on the cover and brushed finish on the inside. Better yet is the much improved (and backlit) keyboard and spacious touchpad. About the only thing we didn’t like was this notebook’s relatively slow SSD, but when you add in 6.5 hours of juice, the UX31A is the best Ultrabook yet.