A good laptop should last 5 hours on a charge. A great one will give you nearly a full workday’s worth of juice for surfing the web, checking e-mail and social networking updates.That’s why we made the cut-off for this elite group of portables 7 hours. All of these machines were able to surf the web continuously with the screen on 40 per cent brightness (about the default level when you unplug a notebook) for at least that amount of time.
Want to work and play all day without having to hunt for an outlet? Read on.
An aluminium body, fingerprint reader, and all-day battery life make the HP Pavilion dm4t an excellent laptop at an affordable price.
The VAIO Z offers unparalleled speed and portability along with a first-of-its kind dock that adds discrete graphics--if you're willing to pay the price.
The Sony VAIO S' impressive performance, light weight, and powerful graphics make it a solid contender in the ultraportable laptop category.
A second-generation Core i5 processor and beefier graphics make the Alienware M11x R3 one powerful gaming ultraportable.
Thanks to its fast performance, superior keyboard, ultra-bright display, and much-improved audio quality, the ThinkPad X1 is the best all-around business ultraportable.