Choosing the best laptop among the many options available is about to get a lot harder. Fall is coming—and so are a slew of new laptops.
In fact, if you’re hunting for a new ultraportable, we recommend holding off on any purchases for the time being. Intel recently announced four 8th-generation Core i5 and Core i7 mobile processors that could result in a dramatic leap in performance in thin-and-light convertibles, 2-in-1s, hybrids, and traditional laptops. Announcements of notebooks with these chips have begun, with likely more to follow.