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Top 5 Ultrabooks 2018 : Price & Specifications

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Hello everybody, This is Tanweer. Today I will guide you about Top rated ultrabooks 2018 with prices, specifications, features, photos and more. If you are looking for a slim, lightweight, sleek, stylish and powerful laptops that is easy to carry around and manages to get the things done, then you are at the right place at the right time. You can say that Ultrabooks are newer and more compatible version of laptops.

 

I have listed these ultrabooks which offer the best combination of power and portability which you can consider for buying online. Also, I have provided some important tips that can help you buy the best ultrabook for yourself.

 

1) Dell XPS 13

BRAND DELL
MODELDELL XPS 13 9360
PROCESSOR1)8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.4 GHz)
2)8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.0 GHz)
RAM8GB Memory
STORAGE256GB Solid State Drive
PRICE 1) Rs. 86,990.00
2) Rs. 1,43,990.00

OPERATING SYSTEMWindows 10 Home Plus Single Language, English
VIDEO CARDIntel UHD Graphics
MICROSOFT OFFICEMicrosoft Office Home and Student
SECURITY SOFTWAREMcAfee LiveSafe 12 Month Subscription
SLOTSDual Channel LPDDR3 SDRAM (On Board)
WARRANTY1Yr Premium Support Onsite Service W/Accidental Damage-Retail

DISPLAY1) 13.3” FHD AG (1920 x 1080) InfinityEdge display, Silver machined aluminum
2) 13.3” QHD+ (3200 x 1800) InfinityEdge touch display, Rose Gold machined aluminum
DIMENSIONSHeight: 9-15mm (0.33-0.6) x Width: 304mm (11.98) x Depth: 200mm (7.88)
WEIGHT1.2Kg

PORTS2 USB 3.0 - 1 w/PowerShare, 1 SD card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC), 1 Headset jack, 1 Noble lock slot, 1 Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), VGA, HDMI, Ethernet and USB-A via Dell Adapter

PRIMARY BATTERY60WHr Integrated Battery
A/C ADAPTER45W AC adapter

WEBCAMWidescreen HD (720p) webcam with dual array digital microphones
KEYBOARDFull size, backlit chiclet keyboard; 1.3mm travel
TOUCHPADPrecision touchpad, seamless glass integrated button
AUDIO AND SPEAKERSStereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
1W x 2 = 2W total
WIRELESSKiller 1535 802.11ac 2x2 WiFi and Bluetooth

 

 

Dell XPS 13 is one of the best all round Windows laptops on the market with the latest 8th-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and a 256GB SSD. The XPS 13 features a virtually borderless 13.3 inch Infinity Edge display, which is available with touch.

 

In Dell XPS 13, there is sturdy aluminum cover and soft fiber bottom that helps the processor to remain cool and gives you a comfortable typing experience. Dell also claims the laptop offers up to 22 hours of battery life, although in practice this is more like 12 to 13 hours when streaming video.

 

2) Lenovo IdeaPad 710S

BRANDLENOVO
MODELLenovo Ideapad 710s
PROCESSORIntel Core i7 (7th generation)
RAM16GB LPDDR3 RAM
STORAGE512GB PCIe SSD
PRICERs. 73,390.00

OPERATING SYSTEMWindows 10 Home
VIDEO CARDIntel Iris Graphics

DISPLAY33.78cm (13.3) QHD+ (3200 x 1800) IPS, 300 nits
DIMENSION12.09" x 8.42" x 0.55" inches
WEIGHT2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)

PORTS2 x USB 3.0 (1 x always-on charging), Audio combo jack, Micro HDMI-out, 4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)

PRIMARY BATTERYUp to 8 hours of local video playback

WEBCAM720p, 30 fps
AUDIO & SPEAKERS2 x 2W JBL Speakers, Dolby Home Theater DAX2 Certification
WIRELESSIntel WiFi 2 x 2 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0

 

The Lenovo Ideapad 710S is a light 13-inch qhd IPS display that comes with a resolution of 3200 x 1800 pixels notebook and a great looking machine that weighs only 1.1 kg with solid performance for a good price. Lenovo Ideapad 710s is powered by Intel Core i7 7th generation processor with a hard drive of 512 GB and a 16 DDR3 RAM.

 

This is a great option for those seeking a top notch lightweight laptop with 2 JBL Stereo speakers and Dolby Home Theatre for a great audio experience. The battery backup  is around 8-10 hours.

 

3) HP Spectre x360

BRANDHP
MODELHP Spectre X360
PROCESSOR1) Intel Core i5 8250U Processor
2) Intel Core i7 8550U Processor
RAM1) 8GB DDR3 RAM
2) 16GB DDR3 RAM
STORAGE1) 512GB SSD
2) 1 TB SSD
PRICE1) Rs. 1,19,990.00
2) Rs. 1,69,280.00

OPERATING SYSTEMWindows 10 Home
VIDEO CARDIntel HD Graphics

DISPLAY33.8 cm (13.3") diagonal 4K IPS micro-edge WLED-backlit touch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass NBT
DIMENSION307 x 218 x 14
WEIGHT1.29 kg

PORTSBang & Olufsen Quad Speakers, 2 x USB-C Thunderbolt ports

PRIMARY BATTERY3-cell, 60 Wh Li-ion
A/C ADAPTER65 W AC power adapter

WEBCAMHP TrueVision FHD IR Camera
AUDIO & SPEAKERSBang & Olufsen, quad speakers, HP Audio Boost
WIRELESSIntel 802.11b/g/n/ac (2x2) Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 Combo

 

 

HP Spectre x360 is a stylish and powerful that looks good, feels great and runs well powered by Intel Core i5 and i7 processors with 512 GB and 1 TB SSD storage. You can easily get a full day of work with up to 10 hours of battery life with Fast charge. On the memory front, the laptop is equipped with 8 GB and 16 GB DDR3 RAM.

 

The hybrid hinge is important key part of the Spectre x360. It lets you keep the screen at any angle. The Spectre x360 continues to be an outstanding 2-in-1 Ultrabook. Pen, sleeve, dongle included in the HP Spectre x360 box.  It’s HP’s thinnest convertible yet and can be used in four versatile ways laptop, stand, tent, or tablet. The 13-inch UHD display with Gorilla Glass protection makes up for a great viewing experience without cutting corners.

 

4) Apple MacBook Air

BRANDAPPLE
MODELApple MacBook Air 2017
PROCESSOR1) Intel Core i5 Processor 1.8GHz
2) Intel Core i7 Processor 2.2GHz (Configurable)
RAM8GB of 1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
STORAGE1) 128GB PCIe-based SSD
2) 256GB PCIe-based SSD
PRICE1) Rs. 77,200.00
2) Rs. 92,500.00

OPERATING SYSTEMMacOS High Sierra
VIDEO CARDIntel HD Graphics

DISPLAY13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display
DIMENSIONHeight : 0.11–0.68 inch (0.3–1.7 cm)
Width : 12.8 inches (32.5 cm)
Depth : 8.94 inches (22.7 cm)
WEIGHT1.35 kg (2.96 pounds)

PORTSTwo USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps), Thunderbolt 2 port (up to 20 Gbps), MagSafe 2 power port, SDXC card slot, 3.5mm headphone jack

PRIMARY BATTERYBuilt-in 54-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery, Up to 12 hours iTunes movie playback
A/C ADAPTER87 Watt AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)

WEBCAM720p FaceTime HD camera
AUDIO & SPEAKERSStereo speakers, Dual microphones, 3.5mm headphone jack
WIRELESS802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

 

If we are talking about thin, light and reliable then Apple MacBook Air can also be one of options which offers a reliable battery and better UI experience with 13.3in diagonal LED backlit glossy widescreen display with a resolution of 1,440 x 900 pixels and a pixel density of just under 128 ppi. Here you get a lot of great Apple apps, including the likes of FaceTime for free video calls with other Apple devices, and the office apps, plus photo archiving, movie making and music making and listening apps etc.

 

Apple MackBook Air is powered by 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor with 3MB shared L3 cache Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz, with custom option of 2.2GHz Intel Core i7 processor Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz. It also offers Full-size backlit keyboard with Ambient light sensor, and Multi-Touch trackpad. On the memory front, the laptop is equipped with a hard drive of 128GB or 256GB or custom 512GB PCIe-based flash storage and 8GB of 1,600MHz LPDDR3 RAM.

 

 

 

5) Asus Zenbook 3

BRANDASUS
MODELASUS ZenBook 3 UX390UA
PROCESSOR1) Intel Core i5 7200U Processor
2) Intel Core i7 7500U Processor
RAM1) 8GB LPDDR3 RAM
2) 16GB LPDDR3 2133MHz SDRAM Onboard Memory
STORAGE512GB PCIE Gen3X4 SSD
PRICE1) Rs. 1,12,990.00
2) Rs. 1,42,799.00

OPERATING SYSTEMWindows 10 Home - ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro.
VIDEO CARDIntel HD Graphics

DISPLAY31.75cm(12.5) (16:9) LED backlit FHD (1920x1080) 60Hz
DIMENSION296 x 191.2 x 11.9 mm (WxDxH) (w/ 6cell battery)
WEIGHT910 g with Battery

PORTS3.5mm Audio Jack, USB Type-C Port

PRIMARY BATTERY6 Cells 40 Whrs Polymer Battery
A/C ADAPTER100 -240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal

WEBCAMVGA Web Camera
AUDIO & SPEAKERSASUS SonicMaster Premium Technology
WIRELESSWi-Fi Integrated 802.11 AC, Bluetooth Built-in Bluetooth V4.1

 

Asus Zenbook 3 is the lightest laptop in this list as this 12.5 inch laptop full HD LED backlit anti-glare display with the resolution of 1920×1080 px weighs just 910 grams, making it ideal to carry around everywhere. It is lighter, thinner, stronger, impossibly powerful and utterly beautiful. Simply, it is the world’s most incredible laptop. It has gold accents around the body and even the keyboard has gold lettering. The Asus Zenbook 3 is primarly aimed at the premium segment buyer.

 

The laptop is backed by 16 GB DDR3 RAM. The processor of this laptop is Intel Core i7 7500U 7th Generation Dual Core along with Intel HD Graphics. The storage includes 512 GB SSD and provides the backup of 9 hours by using 6 cell battery. The another variant also comes with Intel Core i5 7200U processor, 8 GB RAM and 512 GB SSD.

 

 

How To Buy Best Ultrabook ?

If you are looking to choose Ultrabook, you should first make priority over design, look and feel with battery life and performance. The ultrabook should be sleek and slim and should not be of heavy weight.

 

You have to also decide what ports you absolutely need, before you buy. Some Ultrabooks only have USB Type C or Thunderbolt 3 ports while others have a mix of both next gen and legacy connectors. So. you can choose to buy Ultrabooks according to your needs and yup also your budget.

 

CONCLUSION : Finally I would like conclude as Ultrabook refers to notebooks which meet Intel’s strict standards for weight, thickness and usability with great perfomance and battery life. Ultrabooks will always be the Premium and Standard. So, if you are looking out for a light weighted Laptop, then Go for Ultrabook according to your needs and budget.

 

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