Thin and light laptops are incredibly portable and can handle day-to-day workloads. Here are some of the best thin and lightweight laptops to consider.
Thin and lightweight laptops aren’t just good looking machines with sub-par internals anymore. These laptops are capable of delivering top-notch performance in the office, at home or on the go thanks to their lightweight form factor and reliable battery life. Thin and light laptops are serious contenders for your money if you’re looking for a high-performance machine that is built to handle tasks of all kinds, entertain you, and help enhance your productivity. Not just that, these laptops are built with metals, and generally ditch plastic parts, which gives them a premium finish. So, if you’re a student, and on the go worker, or just someone looking for a laptop that’s light, here are some of the most stylish ones to pick.
This is the lightest 13.3-inch laptop on the market, and yet it manages to have an alluring design, capable internals and a future-forward set of features. For one, you get a fingerprint scanner and a backlit keyboard which makes for fast typing despite its small form factor. The trackpad is quite large too and has dedicated left and right-click buttons which makes for a more tactile experience. If you love to plug in external hard drives, displays, and power sources, you can make use of the extensive port selection, which is quite impressive considering the footprint of the laptop. Under the hood, it packs in an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD.
The MacBook Air has long been the king of thin and lightweight laptops - for good reason. It offers impressive performance while on the go and has very impressive battery life. It perfectly blends a lightweight laptop design with ease of use. The laptop is a textbook example of how a thin and lightweight laptop should function. With the 2020 model, the Air is all the more powerful and features a longer battery life. The lightweight design helps you easily carry it around. The laptop also sports Apple’s M1 chip, which is built to handle mobile work and results in fabulous battery mileage. This model comes with a 13.3-inch screen.
This 17-inch laptop weighs just 1.35kg, which is much lighter than most 17-inch laptops. The screen resolution is 2560X1600 pixels, so everything will look crisp on the big screen- be it professional data, movies, images or applications. Apart from that, the laptop comes with a 10th Gen i7 CPU on board. The SSD is a 512 GB NVMe drive and is paired with 8GB of RAM. Incidentally, the laptop has a great port selection as well, making it a good pick for content creators on the go and those who work with external devices.
The Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T weighs just 989 grams. The lightweight design is quite impressive considering its 14-inch screen size, which is big enough to help you enjoy content and comfortably do your office work. All of this is backed by impressive internal components - an Intel Core i5, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD storage. You get a good set of connectivity options including USB-A and USB-C (with Thunderbolt 3) ports. Acer further includes a 56 WHr battery for comfortable mileage when you are on the move. The compact screen and lightweight design go hand in hand at giving you a great user experience.