Thin and light laptops with a backlit keyboard

By Afrah Khan | Published on 16 Mar 2020
Thin and light laptops with a backlit keyboard

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Laptops are a great option if you need to do work on the go. Ideally, they should be thin and light as they sit on your lap for long hours. Also, if you’re really into typing during the night time, then you should definitely get a laptop with a backlit keyboard as it will help you see all those keys even in the darkest of nights. Keep in mind that such a feature would not affect your laptop’s battery backup. Here are a few thin and light laptops with a backlit keyboard that you should check out.

Apple MacBook Air

Apple has been the king of premium quality electronics since its inception and this laptop is no different. The MacBook Air features a 1.8GHz Intel i5 processor with Intel HD graphics 6000 coupled with 8GB of RAM making this laptop quite snappy. The graphics card should ensure that you can work on great-looking presentations and catch design flaws with ease. The laptop comes with a 128GB SSD with macOS pre-installed on the Solid-State Drive. It is one of the thinnest and the lightest laptops in the market when compared to other laptops in its price range, making this a perfect pick for people who love travelling but don’t like parting with their laptop.

ASUS ZenBook 14 UX433FA-A6076T

ASUS is one of the world’s largest IT hardware manufacturers. Its product line includes good quality graphics cards, motherboards, smartphones and laptops. This laptop feels premium from the inside as well as from the outside. The laptop features an i7-8565U processor coupled with 8GB RAM clocked at 2133MHz. it also has an NVMe 512GB which should make the laptop fast enough to easily complete all your tasks. The 14-inch laptop weighs only 1.19kg and you can expect a battery life of up to 13 hours as claimed by ASUS. The laptop chassis is made out of metal and is fitted with stellar quality speakers from Harman Kardon. Additionally, it is pretty sleek with a thickness of only 15.9-mm. The ASUS ZenBook 14 UX433FA-A6076T has all the ports that you’ll ever need to connect all your peripherals to this laptop.

Lenovo IdeaPad S540 81XA002SIN

The Ideapad is one of the best thin and light laptops that you can find in its price range. It is equipped with a 10th gen i5 10210U processor with a boost clock of 4.2Ghz with 6MB cache, and 8GB RAM which can run almost anything that you throw at it. It even has a 512GB SSD with Windows 10 Home edition pre-installed on it which makes the boot time and load time almost negligible. The laptop has a weight of only 1.3kg and has a stellar 13.3-inch QHD display which you can use to enjoy all your media content. The IdeaPad S540’s battery is capable of powering the laptop for 18.5-hours, as claimed by the company. The machine is equipped with two USB-C and USB-A 3.1 ports as well as a headphone/microphone jack. This ultra-thin and light laptop has one of the best-backlit keyboards in the market that your money can buy.

HP Envy x360 13-ag0034AU

HP has named this series appropriately as this laptop will make all the other laptops in its price range envious of its features. The laptop is equipped with an AMD Ryzen 3 2300U Quad-Core processor with a base clock of 2GHz which can go way up to 3.4GHz. The laptop is equipped with 4GB DDR4 RAM and a 128GB SSD to make all your software work smoothly with the least amount of load time possible. HP Envy is equipped with a 13.3-inch Full HD display powered by AMD Radeon Vega 6 graphics for all your video and photo editing. The touchscreen is a convertible one so you can evaluate your work on the go without feeling like you have to deal with a bulky gadget. This thin and light laptop has Windows 10 pre-installed so you don’t have to buy one for your laptop.

Afrah Khan

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