CES 2021

7 new laptops at CES that don't look like a MacBook

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From secondary tilting touchscreens to E Ink displays on the cover lid, these are the most exciting Windows 10 laptops coming out in 2021.

The best part of CES (virtual or not) is still the conceptsthe dreams — that designers and engineers want to make a reality. But CES is also a big laptops show.

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Thanks to the pandemic, many office workers made the switch to working at home. This lifestyle change helped push worldwide laptop shipments in 2020 to 218 million (up from 173 million), according to Statista.

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In short: Laptops are a hot commodity right now.

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At CES 2021, PC brands were out in full force. A long list of laptops were announced. These are the ones that matter and why you might want them.

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Razer Blade 15 and Pro 17

Razer

Why you should buy it:

• Comes with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 3060, 3070, and 3080 graphics options

• Displays have fast refresh rates from 144Hz to 360Hz

• Ridiculous amount of customizable RGBs

• Minimalist design

Razer

Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE

Asus

Why you should buy it:

• Secondary 13-inch "ScreenPad" touchscreen that rises up 13 degrees

• AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs

• NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs

• RAID storage

Asus

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen2

Lenovo

Why you should buy it:

• Secondary 12-inch E Ink display on the cover

• Comes with a built-in stylus

• Up to 24 hours of battery life (with E Ink screen)

Lenovo

Dell Latitude 9000 series

Dell

Why you should buy it:

• Automatic webcam shutter opens and closes with video call apps and autoa

• Secure mic and mute buttons

• 4G LTE or 5G configs

Dell

HP Dragonfly G2 and Max

HP

Why you should buy it:

• Built-in Tile tracker

• Spill-resistant backlit keyboard

• Privacy screen + webcam shutter switch

• 11th-gen Intel Core CPUs

HP

Asus ROG Flow X13

Asus

Why you should buy it:

• 2-in-1 tablet/laptop with NVIDIA GTX 1650 graphics

• Connects to optional XG Mobile portable eGPU that supports NVIDIA RTX 3080

• Weighs only 2.9 pounds

Asus

Lenovo X1 Titanium Yoga

Why you should buy it:

• Lightweight titanium body

• Only 11.5mm thick

• 11th-gen Intel Core i7 vPro CPUs

• Built-in 5G

Lenovo