Ultrabooks are here to stay for a good period of time. Svelte-design, feather-light weight, and strikingly fast cores make the ultrabooks different from whatever else is available in the market. These machines have been especially designed to take only 2 seconds to wake up fully active from deep, snoring sleep. If you are amongst ones who cannot afford to buy a Macbook Air or any of its alternatives, ultrabooks can prove to be just perfect for you. Here is a list of top 10 ultrabooks you can lay your hands on!
1. Asus Zenbook UX31A
Asus’ Zenbook UX31A is one of the best ultrabooks available in the market. The third-generation Core processor makes this device as quick as any other available in the marketplace. On top of all, the 1080p IPS screen gives you life-like experience. The crystal-clear Bang & Olufsen speakers and beautiful backlit keyboard cannot be ignored at all.
2. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
This lightweight carbon-fiber design ultrabook features 1600 x 900 pixels HD display with amazing battery life and fast charging time. This 14-inch ultrabook weighs just 3 pounds.
3. HP Envy 14 Spectre
However, not the lightest one available in the market, HP Envy 14 Spectre weighs just 4 pounds. The high-gloss sleek design makes it look awesome. Scratches and fingerprints stay away; thanks to glass palm-rest and midnight black lid. With 1600 x 900 pixel display and Beats Audio, this machine is made to perform!
4. Toshiba Portege Z935-P300
Toshiba Portege Z935-P300 is the lightest 13-inch Ultrabook available outside Japan. It measures just 12.4 x 8.9 x 0.3 – 0.6 inches and weighs just 2.4 pounds. It features a third-generation Intel Core processor along with fast SSD. The Z935 also has HDMI and Ethernet ports along with full-size VGA.
5. Lenovo IdeaPad U410
Priced under $800, the Lenovo IdeaPad U410 features Nvidia’s GeForce 610M GPU with 1GB of VRAM. More than 6 hours of battery backup make IdeaPad U410 a clear winner in this category.
6. HP Envy Spectre XT
It is one of the best 13-inch notebooks available in the market. It is slim, fast, and weighs just 3 pounds. It features a Core i5 processor along with 128 GB SSD. Beats Audio gives the audio experience you want.
7. Sony VAIO T13
Sony VAIO T13 is the value for your money. Priced just under $800, it features Core i5 processor along with 500 GB hard drive. The sporty design makes it look amazing. Aluminum chassis provide it the strength.
8. Samsung Series 9 15-inch
This impressive ultrabook is again worth its price. With 15-inch screen and thickness of just 0.58 inches, it weighs only 3.8 pounds. Great audio output, amazing screen brightness and clarity; everything about Samsung Series 9 is impressive.
9. Dell Inspiron 14z
Dell Inspiron 14z is a perfect combination of flexibility and performance. Weighing just 4.2 pounds, this third-generation Core series ultrabook also features a DVD drive and immaculate touchpad with distinct mouse buttons. You also get a high-quality webcam to record videos and video chatting.
10. Toshiba Satellite U845W
The 14.4-inch screen of Satellite U845W has an aspect ratio of 21:9. The ultra-wide screen is perfect to watch movies and work on two windows adjacent to each other. It weighs just 4 pounds and has an attractive design with great audio.