Top thin and light laptops with a 15-inch screen

By Afrah Khan | Published on 24 Feb 2020
Top thin and light laptops with a 15-inch screen
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A thin and light laptop is often considered an ideal device for those who need to work on the go. Whether you’re just relaxing on a flight and watching a movie, or coding while sitting in the metro, you need a laptop that doesn’t physically feel like a burden while you work. So, when you’re out buying a great laptop, make sure that it’s both thin and light to ensure an optimal experience. Here are a few laptops that you should check out.

Lenovo Ideapad S540 81ND00FAIN

Founded in 1984, Lenovo has since become one of the top laptop manufacturers in the world and there’s a reason for it – the brand strives to offer consumers devices that function well and meet their evolving needs. This laptop is a thin and light one that’s ideal for today’s working professionals. With the 8th gen i5-8265U processor coupled with 8GB of DDR4 RAM, the laptop should be able to handle most of the software that you throw at it. It has Windows 10 Home edition pre-installed on the 1TB SSD which decreases the boot time and the app load time as compared to conventional HDDs. The laptop has an IPS screen with anti-glare technology with a resolution of 1900x1080 pixels. What’s more, you also get Microsoft Office Home and Student 2019 preinstalled, making this the complete package for business users.

ASUS VivoBook S15 S532FL-BQ502T

ASUS is a well-known brand when it comes to offering quality. The latest addition to the Vivobook series has a 15.6-inch LED-backlit display which has an 88% screen-to-body ratio but still weighs only 1.8kg. It also has a 5.65-inch ScreenPad with FullHD+ resolution. The laptop is equipped with the 10th gen Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost (up to 4.2 GHz) and has a 6MB cache. This particular model has 8GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 2400MHz and has a 512GB NVMe SSD to install all your software. If you’re a casual gamer, you can make use of the NVIDIA GeForce MX250 GPU with 2GB of VRAM and play your favourite game to your heart’s content. ASUS has managed to get all this in a pretty slim and light form, and this is definitely a good option for people who want a sleek device.

LG Gram-15Z980-A.AAS7U1

If you are looking for an ultrabook that is packed with features and is super light and thin, then get this one by LG. The laptop has a 15.6-inch touchscreen with FullHD resolution. It also has an 8th gen i7 processor with 8GB of DDR4 RAM and weighs only around 1kg. Use the inbuilt fingerprint sensor to secure your device, eliminating the need to remember long and complex passwords. LG claims that the battery in this device can provide a backup of 16.5 hours, meaning you can move around without the need of plugging it to a wall socket every now and then. It is so lightweight that an adult would be able to lift it with only 2 fingers, as claimed by the company.  

Acer Aspire 3 Thin A315-54

The Acer Aspire 3 Thin is a thin and light laptop that is a good option for frequent travellers (and even those who use public transport for their daily commute). It has an Intel Core i5-8265U processor with 8GB DDR4 RAM (upgradeable up to 12GB) under its hood. The notebook is packed with 1TB 5400rpm HDD which comes pre-installed with Windows 10 Home 64 bit. The laptop gives a battery backup of 9.5 hours as advertised by the company. The GPU used in the device is Intel’s integrated UHD 620 which powers the 15.6-inch screen. You can connect all your peripherals to the laptop using the numerous ports provided by Acer. 

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