The 10 Top Laptops Of 2018 (So Far)


HP EliteBook x360 1030

HP EliteBook x360 1030

Display options: 13.3-inch; 1,920 x 1,080 or 3,840 x 2,160 resolution; convertible touch screen

Starting price: $1,449

What's cool about it: For the third-generation model of the EliteBook x360 1030, display options go up to 700 nits of brightness and can include an optional Sure View integrated privacy screen. The notebook features a reduction in overall size, including through slimming down the left and right bezels by 50 percent. All in all, the new EliteBook x360 has a 10 percent smaller footprint than the previous model. The weight has also been kept at a highly portable 2.76 pounds, down from 2.82 pounds previously, while the notebook moves up to speedy eighth-gen Intel processors and promises up to 18 hours of battery life on a charge. Additionally, the laptop features the option of LTE connectivity‚making it the "world's lightest 13-inch business convertible with 4G LTE," according to HP.