Mobile warriors: Seven high-end notebooks tested

Summary:We test seven of the most outstanding, envy-inducing notebooks.

In the past we have tested desktop replacement notebooks, and notebooks designed for mobile workers. This time we just wanted to test the best of the best. We invited vendors to submit their most outstanding, envy-inducing products.

Apple PowerBook G4
Acer TravelMate 3200
AOpen OpenBook 1557
Fujitsu S-Series Lifebook
IBM ThinkPad T42
HP Compaq nc8000
How we tested
Editor's choice
About RMIT

In this feature we look at some of the coolest notebooks on the market. In other words, notebooks that your friends will be envious of.

These notebooks don't make up the larger part of the market mainly because they are very expensive and most people can do without a lot of the fancy features.

We tested some impressive LCD screen sizes, features such as integrated DVD burners and very quick processors translating to what users demand from the modern PC system.

We didn't want to end just there. We wanted to have a look at notebooks that take advantage of the latest technology such as wireless, biometrics, and whatever else makes life easier. We received submissions from Apple, Acer, AOpen, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, and Sony.

Topics: Apple, Hardware, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Laptops, Mobility

Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.

Related Stories

The best of ZDNet, delivered

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.