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Best Ultrabooks

Ultrabook is a new category of the laptops, it is defined as ultra light, ultra fast and ultra thin laptops. The best ultrabook must have long battery life, light and compact body design and rich features. To find out what’s the best ultrabook, please read the table below.

Asus Zenbook Prime Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Macbook air Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus Sony VAIO Pro 13 Acer Aspire S7 Dell XPS 12 Toshiba Satellite Dell Latitude E7440 ThinkPad Twist
Best Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks Best Ultrabooks
Editor Review Review Review Review Review Review Review Review Review Review Review
List Price $1799 $1099.99 $999 $1399.99 $1799.99 $1996.45 $999.99 $1149.99 $1049.99 $1080.08
Discount 18% Off 27% off 1% Off 10% Off 28% Off 41% Off 31% Off 45% Off N/A $56 off
Price $1474.99 $803.99 $989 $1259 $1299.99 $1183.77 $689 $629.99 $1049.99 $474.99
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Design Asus Zenbook Prime Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Macbook air Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus Sony VAIO Pro 13 Acer Aspire S7 Dell XPS 12 Toshiba Satellite Dell Latitude E7440 ThinkPad Twist
Screen Resolution 1920×1080 1600×900 1440×900 3200×1800 1920×1080 1920×1080 1920×1080 1366×768 1920×1080 1366×768
Body Size 12.8 x 8.6 x 0.6 inches 13.10 × 8.90 × 0.67 inches 325 × 227 × 17 mm 12.6 x 8.8 x 0.5 inches 322 × 216 × 17.2 mm 8.80× 12.70 x 0.50 inches 15.55 × 12.64 × 4.65 8.40 × 12.90 × 0.78 13.2 x 9.1″ x 0.80″ 9.29 × 12.32 0.79 inches
Weight 2.6 pounds 3.3 pounds 3 pounds 1.39 kg 1.06 kg 2.9 pounds 5 pounds 3.4 pounds 3.85 pounds 3.5 pounds
Touchscreen yes yes no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Performance Asus Zenbook Prime Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Macbook air Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus Sony VAIO Pro 13 Acer Aspire S7 Dell XPS 12 Toshiba Satellite Dell Latitude E7440 ThinkPad Twist
Procssor i5-4200U i7-3537U i5-4250U i5-4200U i7-4500U i7-4500U i5-3317U i5-3337U i5-4300U i3-3217U
Processor Speed(GHZ) 1.6 1.9 1.3 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.6 2.7 1.6 1.8
Basic Video Card NVIDIA GT650M Intel HD 4000 Intel HD 5000 Intel HD 4000 Intel HD 4000 Intel HD 4000 NVIDIA GT 630M Intel HD 4000 Intel HD 4000 Intel HD 4000
Memory(RAM) 4-16GB 4-8GB 4-8GB 4GB 8-16G 4-8GB 4-16GB 4-8GB 4GB 4GB
Primary Solid Drive 256GB 256GB 128GB 128GB 256GB 128GB 128GB N/A 256GB 24GB
Primary Hard Drive N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 320GB
Battery Life 7.5h 8h 12h 7.5h 8h 7h 7.5h 6h 7h 6h
Features Asus Zenbook Prime Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Macbook air Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus Sony VAIO Pro 13 Acer Aspire S7 Dell XPS 12 Toshiba Satellite Dell Latitude E7440 ThinkPad Twist
USB3.0 2 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2
USB2.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
Webcam yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Buit-in Mic yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Wi-Fi yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Bluetooth yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
HDMI Port yes yes no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Memory Card Reader yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Customer Support Asus Zenbook Prime Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Macbook air Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus Sony VAIO Pro 13 Acer Aspire S7 Dell XPS 12 Toshiba Satellite Dell Latitude E7440 ThinkPad Twist
Warranty 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Phone Support yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Live support yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Price ★★★★★  ★½☆☆☆  ★★★★★  ★★★★★  ★★★½☆  ★★★★★  ★★★☆☆  ★★★☆☆  ★★½☆☆  ★★★★☆ 
Design ★★★★★  ★★★★★  ★★★★★  ★★★★½  ★★★★½  ★★★½☆  ★★★★☆  ★★★★☆  ★★★★☆  ★★★½☆ 
Feature ★★★★★  ★★★¾☆  ★★★★☆  ★★★★½  ★★★★½  ★★★★☆  ★★★★☆  ★★★★☆  ★★★★½  ★★½☆☆ 
Performance ★★★★★  ★★★★¾  ★★★★¾  ★★★★¼  ★★★★¾  ★★★★☆  ★★★★☆  ★★★★☆  ★★★★½  ★★½☆☆ 

What is Ultrabook

Ultrabook is a concept introduced by Intel for a class of laptops which are designed to reduced bulk without compromising battery life. A typical ultrabook must have the features below:

  • With the thickness not more than 20mm
  • Low-power Intel preocessor
  • Solid-state drives
  • Long battery life

How to choose

We have compared these ultrabook in five dimensions: Design, Feature, Performance, Customer Support and Pricing. The details have been presented in the table above. To choose the best ultrabook for you, you can compare the factors in our table and choose the one that matches your needs most. If you want a further understanding of the products, click the review button, you will see the deep review of the products. As ultrabook has been a unique category of laptop, what features can we expect in it? There are some things you can always see in any model, a ultrabook is an ultra light, ultra fast and ultra thin laptop. And what to look for from so many kinds of produces, here we presents some factors which may affect a choice of ultrabook most.

Performance

One of the characters of an ultrabook is a low-power Intel processor. These low-power processors have advantages in power cost and battery life, but the low-power processors are all with a relatively low speed, which means if you want to play some heavy 3D computer games, may be ultrabook is not an ideal choice. However, for common users, the processors are all beyond their everyday needs. To get a faster response speed, the ultrabook are all has a Solid State Drive, which may incredible increase the response speed. But in order to reduce the price of ultrabook, some low-end ultrabook has a combination of hard state drive and solid state drive.

Design

The first thing you will know about ultrabooks is their ultra-thin and slime body design. The design also include screen resolution, a high-resolution screens which has more than 128 pxiels per inches will be a good choice for HD movie display.

Features 

The features we value most are the Wi-Fi connectivity, numbers of USB ports, webcam, built-in Mic, and memory card reader. Incredibly, almost all the top 10 ultrabooks have all the features we value most. The only difference between them is the Number of USB ports, which we consider more would be better.

Customer support

As the ultrabook technology is always changing, so look for a help form the manufacturer will make it easy to get along well with your ultrabooks.

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