The 10 Coolest Laptops Of 2013 (So Far)


8. Dell XPS 12

One of last year's coolest is still one of this year's. Dell's Dell XPS 12 Convertible Touch Ultrabook continues to woo everyone in its path. Its Gorilla Glass flip screen is just too cool for school. A little heavy to be a good full-time tablet, this sleek unit offers a bright and crisp 12.5-inch 1,920-x-1,080 IPS display that's nearly indistinguishable from its XPS 13 non-convertible counterpart. Starting at $1,199, this super-cool Windows 8 laptop/tablet communicates while sleeping. Dell at Computex announced a fall release for the XPS 11, a smaller convertible with an impressive 2,560-x-1,140 touchscreen. This 11.6-inch IPS panel yields a "Retinesk" 242 dpi. Unfortunately, the 11's more traditional hinge won't be nearly as cool as the 12's swivel. A stylus and Windows 8 will be included. Pricing and processor were not disclosed.