Having tallied your votes we whittled down the shortlist to three finalists: the 15in MacBook Pro, Asus Eee Pad Transformer and the Samsung Series 9. The chosen finalists showed just how diverse the laptop category now is with a large professional product going up against an ultra slim device and what is essentially a tablet.
Our panel of experts then got together to discuss and debate the merits of each laptop getting a chance to put each through its paces before voting for the winner.
While the voting was very close, looking at the judges comments, it is clear that they felt one overall had the outstanding battery life, great value and flexibility which made it a superb product and worthy winner of Laptop of the Year 2011.
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