The Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place in Vegas every January is back for 2019 and we've been rushing around the show floors looking for all the best in upcoming tech.
Companies usually use CES to showcase the latest updates to their laptops, hybrid laptop/tablet devices and tablet ranges. This year is no exception with plenty of manufacturers showing off the latest and greatest in new laptops, netbooks and notebooks.
We've hunted down the very best laptops revealed so far to give you the low-down.
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Dell XPS 13
The Dell XPS 13 is always an incredibly popular laptop both with us and with users. For 2019, Dell has taken the classic XPS formula and added a new design that includes a top-mounted camera. This is a move that many will appreciate as the previous XPS 13 had a camera near the base of the screen that was prone to taking unflattering photos and not-so-great video angles for Skype calls and the like.
The new XPS 13 also manages to maintain the near bezel-free InfinityEdge display and has now been upgraded to include Dolby Vision technology. There's more power under the hood and a funky design that includes "Frost anodised" (white) colour option too.
Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1
Alongside the other Dell laptops announced at CES, the company has also unveiled the Latitude 7400. An interesting new device that includes Intel's Context Sensing technology to allow it to react to your presence before you even do anything. This clever tech allows the laptop to wake up and scan your face with Windows Hello as soon as it sees you - immediately and conveniently unlocking.
This laptop is also a 2-in-1 device that boasts an impressive 14-inch screen. We're yet to see the full specs, but it certainly looks promising.
LG Gram 14
A 2-in-1 version of the 14-inch LG Gram has been announced at CES. This new LG Gram 14 brings yet another option to LG's laptop range, it also adds a brand new quad-core Whiskey Lake Core i7 CPU to the mix as well as 16GB of DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD. It is a little pricey considering the other super laptop options available currently, but it's also an interesting option for LG fans.
Acer Predator Triton 900
This new gaming laptop packs some serious gaming prowess with an interesting design aesthetic. The build includes a CNC-machined hinge system that means the Predator Triton 900 can be flipped into a variety of gaming positions and modes. You can use it as a standard laptop or flip it around to share the screen with friends, use it as a touchscreen and even turn it into tablet mode.
This high-end gaming laptop also houses a powerful spec that includes Nvidia's newly announced GeForce RTX 2080 GPU powering a 4K IPS 17-inch display. Power does come at a price though as the Predator Triton 900 will set you back $3,999 when it's available in March.
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Acer Swift 7 (2019)
As well as announcing some incredible gaming laptops, Acer has taken CES as an opportunity to announce an updated version of the Swift 7. This is a laptop with a focus on portability. It's a lightweight, thin and brilliantly designed device with incredibly thin screen bezels.
Acer says the new Swift 7 has a 92 per cent screen-to-body ratio. It's also even lighter thanks to an alloy construction. Don't expect a performance powerhouse with this device - as the aim is firmly on creating an ultraportable laptop and that means a slight compromise on specs, but it is capable for everyday tasks.
If you're willing to pay a premium for portability and that's your priority then this laptop may be the one for you.
Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701
The brand new ROG Zephyrus S GX701 has also been announced at CES and this new device is set to be a real gaming monster. It takes the solid foundations of the Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 and adds more power with a new GeForce RTX 20-series GPUs, a 144Hz refresh rate and ultra-slim design.
There's now an upgraded 17-inch screen, with the same eye-pleasing aesthetics we saw and loved on the previous device. Beauty is much more than skin-deep here though, as Asus claims this new laptop can even run two external monitors at 4K with a 60Hz refresh rate. An improved battery life should also see away complaints we had about the GX531.
Asus ROG Mothership (GZ700)
Under the Republic of Gamers arm, Asus has announced a high-spec desktop replacement that's a bit of a beast and an utter gaming powerhouse. It also features an interesting design that includes a detachable keyboard and the ability to fold to fit different gaming situations.
Insane specs include an Intel Core i9-8950HK CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 GPU and up to 64 GB of DDR4 2666MHz SDRAM with NVMe SSD storage options. The CPU and GPU are overclocked too, meaning you can expect some incredible performance from this compact device.
We're also expecting an insane price tag to match though.
Asus ZenBook S13
The new ZenBook S13 is an ultraportable laptop that boasts the world's thinnest display bezels offering a 97 per cent screen-to-body ratio. A stylish new design that includes a CNC-milled aluminium frame that stands up to demanding military testing standards for durability and cool features like fast-charging is bound to appeal.
The ZenBook is a slim and stylish device with a focus on performance. Impressive specifications for such a slender laptop are bound to impress, as is the apparent 15-hours of use you can get out of the battery.
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Asus StudioBook S W700
Asus has also announced the new StudioBook S W700 - a professional-grade performance powerhouse of a laptop that's meant to rival desktops in terms of performance capabilities.
It boasts an Intel Xeon E-2176M processor, Nvidia Quadro GPU, support for up 64GB of RAM and PCIe NVMe SSDs that should make it blisteringly fast and incredibly powerful. This a new breed of laptop aimed at designers, architects, animators, programmers and other creatives who need the power to handle intensive processing and multitasking.
It also delivers impressive and accurate results via a 17-inch LED-backlit display that's Pantone Validated and has accurate colour representation where it's needed. Other highlights almost certainly include the ability to output to 8K external monitors.
Huawei MateBook 13
The newly announced Huawei MateBook 13 is intended as a cheap alternative to the Apple MacBook Air and other similar compact laptops. It's the lesser brother of the MateBook X Pro, but it's also more affordable which makes it appealing.
An aluminium chassis packs a 13-inch screen in a 12-inch body. That screen is also interesting because it's not only touchscreen, but also runs a 2160 x 1440 resolution with a 3:2 ratio. This setup results in slightly more screen real estate to play around with.
The Huawei MateBook 13 also has fairly decent specifications that include a choice of Intel Core i5-8265U or Core i7-8565U processor and up top Nvidia GeForce MX 150 graphics and 512GB of storage space. Huawei says you can expect 10 hours of battery life from this compact laptop, certainly enough to make it through the working day.
Razer Blade 15 (2019)
Razer has revealed the brand new Razer Blade 15. An updated version of the capable gaming machine we reviewed recently. This new version is set to include Nvidia's new GeForce RTX graphics processors with either RTX 2060, RTX 2070 or RTX 2080 depending on configuration choices.
As before, the Blade 15 will be available with a choice of either full HD display with a 144Hz refresh rate or 4K (3840 x 2160) with a touchscreen. We'd expect to see some performance improvements over the previous model thanks to the latest and greatest Nvidia GPU.
Lenovo Legion Y740
The new Lenovo Legion Y740 is set to be the top-of-the-line gaming laptop of the Legion range. With both 15 and 17-inch versions available to choose from, each customisable with various specifications options that include Intel Core i7-8750H or Intel Core i5-8300H CPUs and up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU.
Highlights of this gaming laptop include a full-HD 1080p Dolby Vision HDR display with G-Sync capabilities and a battery that can apparently last for up to six hours. The specs are certainly impressive, as is the understated design that wouldn't look out of place in the office.
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
The changes include the addition of 8th generation Intel Core processors, some new screen options that with up to a 4K Dolby Vision-capable 500nit display and an apparent 15-hour battery life.
Design-wise, some subtle tweaks to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon include a more prominent carbon fibre weave on top for a more obvious carbon look and feel.
Lenovo Yoga A940
Alongside the new Thinkpad and Legion laptops, Lenovo has also revealed brand new S940, A940 and C730 devices. The Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio-like desktop that features a 27-inch touchscreen display with up to 4K resolution and Dolby Vision. This is a device aimed squarely at creatives - with a rotating hinge that allows it to tilt to fit your needs for comfortable drawing and editing.
Taking other design cues from the Surface Studio, the Yoga A940 also features a dial on the side that allows for on-the-fly adjustment of things like brush size and opacity with ease.
An Intel Core i7 processor, AMD Radeon RX 560 graphics card, 32GB of RAM and a choice of storage options round of this beautiful package.