Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display- $2,194.00
Bad: Expensive; Keyboard can warm up with excessive use; Limited configuration options for entry model
Overall: The MacBook Pro with Retina Display brings a gorgeous screen, super-fast performance and long battery life in a slim and portable design.
Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200- $450.00
Bad: Keyboard is a bit too thin; Below-average hard drive speeds
Overall: The Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 combines a handsome framework, loud speakers and concrete performance at a great price.
ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A- $1,350.00
Bad: Touchpad can be unreliable; Relatively slow SSD; Webcam has problems working in low light
Overall: The ASUS Zenbook Prime improves upon one of the best Ultrabooks by adding a 1080p Iscreen, backlit keyboard and speedy 3rd generation Core i7 processor.
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga- $999.00
Bad: Power button hard to locate; Heavy and a bit uncomfortable to act as a tablet
Overall: As the first multi-mode Ultrabook, the Windows 8-powered Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga delivers new levels of resourcefulness.