LAPTOP Magazine Names the Best Notebooks of the Year

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LAPTOP magazine announced the top portable PCs of 2008 in its Best Notebooks of the Year feature. The notebooks that made LAPTOP's list are those that combine sharp design and superior ergonomics with innovative features and excellent performance. This feature appears in LAPTOP's December 2008 issue and on Laptopmag.com.

This was an especially exciting year for notebooks. The mini-notebook category took off in a way few had expected. In addition, we saw laptops get much thinner without sacrificing performance, the emergence of the 16:9 widescreen format, touch-sensitive media controls, and more eco-friendly designs

LAPTOP--Mobile Solutions for Business & Life, the leading mobile technology magazine and Web site, today announced the top portable PCs of 2008 in its Best Notebooks of the Year feature, which appears in LAPTOP's December 2008 issue and on Laptopmag.com.

In a year that saw an explosion of low-cost mini-notebooks, the Best Notebooks of the Year feature highlights not only the cream of the netbook crop, but also the best systems across all major categories, from lightweight ultraportables to big-screen desktop replacements.

"This was an especially exciting year for notebooks. The mini-notebook category took off in a way few had expected. In addition, we saw laptops get much thinner without sacrificing performance, the emergence of the 16:9 widescreen format, touch-sensitive media controls, and more eco-friendly designs," says Mark Spoonauer, LAPTOP editor in chief.

The notebooks that made LAPTOP's list are those that combine sharp design and superior ergonomics with innovative features and excellent performance.

LAPTOP's Best Notebooks of 2008 are:
Acer Aspire 8930G
Acer Aspire one
Alienware Area-51 m17x
Apple MacBook
Dell Vostro 1310
Gateway P-7811 FX
HP EliteBook 6930p
HP Pavilion dv5t
Lenovo ThinkPad X200
Lenovo ThinkPad X200 Tablet
Lenovo ThinkPad X301
MSI Wind U110
Panasonic Toughbook 30
Sony VAIO FW Series (VGN-FW290)
Sony VAIO Z Series (VGN-Z540)
Toshiba Satellite A305-S6883

The December issue of LAPTOP, including the Best Notebooks of the Year, is available on newsstands December 2, 2008. The feature is also online at http://www.laptopmag.com/review/laptops/best-notebooks-of-2008.aspx.

About LAPTOP Magazine & Laptopmag.com
LAPTOP--Mobile Solutions for Business & Life celebrates the infusion of mobile technology in our daily lives and provides the information and insights that enable its readers to thrive in a wireless world. It serves as the essential guide for mobile professionals and tech-savvy consumers who depend upon our expert product evaluations, helpful how-to advice, and examination of the societal impact of mobile technology. Visit http://www.laptopmag.com.
For Further Information:
Liz Moran
Marketing Director
LAPTOP Magazine
lmoran @ laptopmag.com
212-807-8220

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