From immobile desktops to hefty laptops, trends in computing world have constantly changed. The latest gadget that is revolutionizing the computing industry is an Ultrabook. It is a trendy, lightweight laptop that offers incredible performance, especially when you factor in its small footprint. Ultrabooks are designed to deliver speed and enhance the overall user experience with touch capability. Here is a recommendation of the 5 best thin ultrabooks that offer high performance while also being extremely light and convenient to carry along anywhere.
Acer Aspire S7
It is the thinnest Ultrabook of 2014. The distinct aluminum unibody Gorilla Glass 2 design makes Aspire S7 incredibly slender and light measuring less than 12.9mm. The dual-torque hinge, a patented design makes the display extremely robust. The Ultrabook comes with a super-crisp WQHD touch display which complements the sleekness of the design.
Aspire S7 is fast and responsive. The RAID 0 Solid State Drive (SSD) makes it unbelievably quick. If you are looking for an Ultrabook that is trendy and renders solid performance then, Aspire S7 will meet your expectations. WQHD displays render stunning visuals with 10-point touch control.
The high-definition display and new voice technology makes it future ready for high-definition video content. It is well-suited for sharing business presentations over Wireless Display connectivity. It is extremely simple to flip to 180° view and share the screen. It has an improved battery life of 8 hours. You don’t have to worry about finding charging points any longer with an extended battery life from Aspire S7.
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro
Yoga 2 Pro priced at $1099 is one of the very few high-end Ultrabooks that is affordable. It sports a thin, light-weight design with a 13.3” inch QHD display with 3200 x 1800 resolutions. It measures 0.61 inch thick which is extremely sleek in comparison to most models. With an incredible display panel and high-definition display, the sleekness of the Ultrabook is quite commendable.
It comes with a 4th generation Intel Core i5 4200U processor and 256GB SSD drive which offers amazing processing speed. Lenovo also promises longer battery life of up to 9 hours. The keyboard comes with a backlighting and provides good level of travel. It is supported by sturdy keys rendering a good user experience. The buttons are well spaced and it is convenient to type. The keyboard and touchpad are the most robust among the range of Ultrabooks available. Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is a great buy that will exceed your expectations.
You can learn more about the Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 in this post where we wrote about the best convertible ultrabooks laptops in 2014.
Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus
It is an Ultrabook with a sophisticated and sleek design weighing only 1.39 Kg. It is a light ultrabook that you can use on the go. It is specifically engineered for mobility and hence users who commute long distances everyday will find Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus to be a great companion. Its sleek design looks classy measuring 13.6 mm in thickness.
The FHD display of 1920 x 1080 renders clear, vivid and sharp images. Although the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus doesn’t come with ultra high definition, it still is a powerful 13.3” display that is capable of full high definition. The touch screen flips around 180° making it possible to alter perspectives easily. This ultra-thin Ultrabook provides incredible battery life of 11 hours. The performance of Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus is also formidable. In 0.9 sec, it wakes from idle state and has an amazing boot-up speed of 5.9 sec. Overall, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus provides superior performance and sharp display.
Dell Latitude 12 7000 Series
Latitude 12 7000 delivers high-end performance in a slim carbon fibre chassis. It comes in two variants of either 12” or 14” inch display screen size. It measures around 20mm in thickness and the fibre chassis renders an elegant look. It also provides a firm grip. The Ultrabook is robust in spite of the hollow feel in parts. It is important that these ultra light books are built sturdily to last longer and the Dell Latitude 12 7000 series makes a mark.
One of the best aspects of Latitude 12 7000 series is its incredible performance. The Ultrabook is available with Intel’s range of 4th generation processor including i3, i5 and i7. You can pick an Ultrabook with one of these processors that fits your computing needs.
Toshiba Satellite U50T-A
It is Toshiba’s first 15” inch Ultrabook. At a time when everyone is thinking light Ultrabooks equal to smaller screen size, Toshiba has introduced Satellite U50T-A a ultra-thin device with 15.6” HD display. It renders fine detail with intense colors redefining the user experience. It weighs around 2.1 kg and measures 21.3 mm thick which is a stunning spec for a large display screen of 15.6” inches.
The stylish silver finish renders a sophisticated look. The textured pattern beneath offers durability. Besides the sharp display and solid performance, the Satellite U50T-A offers impressive audio quality. It comes with high quality stereo speakers powered with DTS Studio Sound™ audio enhancement. With excellent performance and brilliant audio-visual experience, Satellite U50T-A is a great Ultrabook to own.