At the CRN US Test Center, two of the laptops we most look forward to trying out with each new generation are Dell's XPS 13 and Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon. Both laptops have long been a delight to use -- but this is especially true of the 2018 updates. For laptops that combine portability with power, both the newly redesigned XPS 13 and the latest X1 Carbon are feats of engineering. But there are some important differences that we uncovered in our tryouts of each laptop. Which is a better fit for you? In the following slides, we break down how Dell's new XPS 13 for 2018 compares vs. the 6th gen Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon on specs and price.